N.S.S. College Pandalam - NSS Pandalam - NSS
N.S.S. College, Pandalam is one among the three earliest premier institutions of higher education, established by the Nair Service Society, a leading educational agency and a social organization. The founder of the N.S.S., the Late Padmasree Mannathu Padmanabhan a great visionary and social reformer believed that education is the most effective means of social reforms. The college keeps its tradition and identity in the higher education scenario of Kerala especially through the manner and the mode of implementing the curricular aspects in such a way so as to fulfill the vision, mission and the goal of the college. The foundation stone of the college was laid in the month of February 1949. The college started functioning as a second grade college in the year 1950 offering intermediate courses of the University of Travancore. More courses in the Degree and Post Graduate level were introduced in the successive years and at present, with a total of fifteen Degree Programmes and seven Post Graduate courses and the research programme in Zoology, it is recognised as a special grade Post Graduate College affiliated to University of Kerala. In its long history that spans over half a century, the College has been trying to cater to the academic needs of the student community along with the social and cultural warmth that it has been spreading to the larger world outside.