From its enduring legacy spanning more than six decades, Sree Narayana College for Women has emerged as one of the highly regarded arts and science colleges in Kerala. Since our founding in 1951, the college has sought to create and sustain an environment on campus that is conducive to learning and that fosters the pursuit of knowledge. Our institution has grown from the vision of the great saint and seer Sree Narayana Guru who regarded education as a potential tool for social change and national development.
Sree Narayana College for Women, administered by the Sree Narayana Trusts, is an aided college, affiliated to the University of Kerala under 12(f) 2(B) Act of UGC. We have a total enrolment figure of more than 2500 students, with over 100 faculty and staff and an expanding circle of alumni all dedicated to accomplish our mission of providing the finest educational experience. Since its inception, Sree Narayana College for Women has been one of the few institutions devoted to educating women for lives of commitment and engagement. The prime aim of the college is to reach out to students from socially and economically backward sections of society, and to equip them with the necessary skills and education to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
Our institution endeavors to champion qualities of both mind and spirit in accordance with the vision of its founder, educationist, statesman, editor and writer Sri R. Sankar. Today we go on with the tradition of offering academic opportunities and preparations women need to lead and excel in life. Throughout our history, SNCW graduates have made their mark as leaders in arts, media, business, government, and science and as activists for causes to name a few.
Sree Narayana College for Women is the first and the only Women’s college to offer graduate education in Kollam district. Our distinguished graduate programs add to the intellectual dynamism of our community. We offer 16 graduate programmes in arts, humanities and science disciplines including exclusive majors like Home Science, Geography and Music. We also offer postgraduate courses in English, Home Science, Physics and Chemistry, of which the last two are recognized as Research centres by the University of Kerala. In addition to core and optional courses, all academic programmes include both interdisciplinary and skill based courses. Right from its formative years, the students of our college have steadily maintained impeccable academic excellence in university as well as various competitive examinations.
Apart from academic excellence, our college has a rich tradition of triumph and success in various extra and co-curricular activities like sports and games, food fests, community services, NCC, NSS, Arts fests etc. We have accomplished great feats in sports and athletics with our students contending annually for championships at the state and national levels. We mould a lively community of students capable of communicating and responding to the prevailing social calls and concerns.
Everything about Sree Narayana College for Women announces its obligation to the women community and to bestowing them with an inimitable educational experience that acknowledges and advances the best in them.