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Providence College for Women

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Providence College for Women is situated at Springfield, Bandhisola, (Coonoor-Kattabettu-Kotagiri Road), Coonoor - 643104 The Nilgiris, Tamilnadu, India in Nilgiris.

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Courses Offered

B.Sc. Botany
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
B.Sc. Mathematics
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Commerce-B.Com
  • Banking / Finance / Accounts / Commerce
B.A. English Literature
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.A. History
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.A. Economics
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
  • 3 Years
  • BCA
  • Information Technology - BCA / MCA / Computers

Providence College for Women - PCW

PROVIDENCE COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, COONOOR is the brainchild of Mother Marie Therese, remembered as the Foundress of the college. The college came into being on 1st July 1966 and the student strength was 31. The college was affiliated to the University of Madras. It is presently affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. Affiliation for B.A. History and English Literature was given from 1967-68 and in 1968-69 affiliation was granted for B.A. Economics, B.Sc. Mathematics and B.Sc. Botany. B.Com. was introduced in the year 1981-82. The Motto of the College is "FAITH IS THE SUN OF LIFE". The College Song was composed by Sr.Patricia Adams of the English Department. Providence College is founded and run by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Tarbes, a Catholic minority institution registered under The Nilgiris St.Joseph's Sisters Society. PROVIDENCE COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, COONOOR is situated in the Nilgiris District, in Coonoor along the Coonoor-Kotagiri Road about 6 kms, from Coonoor Town. In the beginning, the college accommodated students from Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius, Fuji, Srilanka, Nigeria and Thailand along with the local students. Today the college caters to the local students and students from Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Self-Financing courses came into effect from 2004-05 with M.A. English Literature and M.Sc. Mathematics. B.C.A. and M.Com.(C.A.) were introduced in 2005-06. M.Sc. Computer Science was recently started in 2012-13.

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Why join Providence College Coonoor


The college has an excellent infrastructure providing all the basic amenities.



22 Type Courses Available

  • 7 UG Courses
  • 10 PG Courses
  • 5 phd Courses

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Providence College for Women

The college provides a congenial atmosphere for Technical Education. The Institute has excellent infrastructure, well-equipped laboratories, library and highly qualified faculty members. The Institute also has the following facilities: central library, sports, virtual class & seminar hall, cafeteria, water treatment, medical  facilities, hostel  facilities etc.


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