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The College

Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

Nirmala College for Women
Re-accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC

Nirmala College for Women, Red Fields, Coimbatore is a 67 years old Catholic Institution of Higher Education for Women under the direction of religious society of the Franciscan Sisters of the Presentation of Mary founded by Rev.Fr. Joseph Louis Ravel in the year 1948. The College became autonomous in the year 2007. The Institution continues to be affiliated to Bharathiar University and is autonomous, free to design its own course of studies and adopt innovative strategies of teaching and evaluation. The University degrees are conferred on the students passing the examinations conducted by the College.

In tune with its mission, the College promotes inclusive practices in the delivery of its academic programmes taking into account learning differences and the special needs of the differently-abled.


The College with its motto 'Knowledge Purifies, Charity Enhances' imparts value-based education. The curriculum promotes national development through fostering global competencies and facilitating skills to meet the challenges in recent scenario. The wide range of programmes include traditional arts, science and contemporary courses in emerging trends.


The system assures the students optimal educational benefits and contributes towards their growth. The prime focus of the Institution is research and this is augmented by significant academic activities in the campus. The College also involves the students in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to sensitize them to social realities. Thus, they are motivated to be a part of the community in a more meaningful way. Their participation in extension, community and outreach programmes vouch for the Institution's commitment to social responsibility.


Nirmala College for Women has a long tradition of service and concern for the socially and economically marginalized section of the society. The College offers a vibrant environment by creating a platform to develop students' potential.


The College has miles to go with its rich tradition to fall back on and as an Institution, an eternity to look forward to.


In recognition of the high academic performance and service, the College was accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC during the academic year 2003-04 and was conferred autonomous status in the year 2007.


The enhancement and sustenance of quality led to the reaccreditation with ‘A’ Grade in the academic year 2010-2011.


The college is accredited for a further period of five years with a CGPA of 3.62 on a four point scale with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC during the year 2015-16.