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Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

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

Nirmala College for Women, situated at Red Fields, Coimbatore is run by the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of the Presentation of Mary.

 

The College had its humble beginning as a Second Grade College in the year 1948. The founder Msgr. Oubagarasamy, D.D., the Bishop of Coimbatore, with a missionary zeal and farsighted vision worked to contribute his mite to the tremendous task of developing women's education in free India. He sent a proposal to the University of Madras requesting permission from the Coimbatore Diocese to start a College for women in Coimbatore. Thus Nirmala College came into being on the 1st of July 1948. The College has now emerged as one of the premier institutions of learning, propagating higher values of education and learning, with hopes and dreams to achieve her goal "Knowledge Purifies, Charity Enhances".

 

In recognition of the high academic performance and service, the College was accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC during the academic year 2003 - 2004 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.