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Milestones

2017

  • DST BSC - FIST has functioned Rs. 70 lakhs for Infrastructure Development

2015

  • Rev. Dr. Sr. I. Arockia Rani took charge as the 9th Principal of the college.
  • Rev. Dr. Sr. I. Arockia Rani the Principal received "THE BEST RESEARCHER AWARD"
  • A three day National Youth Camp was conducted
  • Rev. Sr. Regina, M. S. Jesintha Grace, Mrs. Francina Shalini, Mrs. Evelyn Vijaya, Rev. Sr. Jaquline Mary , Mrs. Sahaya Sudha , Rev. Sr. Kulandai Therese, Mrs. U. Mary, Rev. Sr. S. Emelda Mary received their Doctorate degree
  • Doctoral meetings are conducted
  • Governing body meeting was conducted
  • MadhuPriya of II M.Com. and K. Subhashini of III B.Com. won the gold medal in Javelin throw and shot put
  • Dr. Leema Rosaline of HOD of B.Com. CA Department received the best faculty award
  • College Kho - Kho team won the District Kho-Kho 2015
  • Governing Body meeting was conducted
  • Science Academics Lecture Workshop conducted
  • College Ball Badminton team secured the II place in the Bharathiar University intercollegiate Ball Badminton tournament
  • 31st Annual graduation day held
  • College Boxing team secured the first place at the Bharathiar University intercollegiate Boxing tournament
  • Independence day celebrated
  • Shuttle Badminton team secured the IV place at the intercollegiate tournament
  • Athletic team secured the II place in the Cross country Atheletic meet
  • Hand ball team secured the first place in the Bharathiar University intercollegiate Tournament
  • World Tourism Day celebrated
  • Dr. (Ms.) Mary Josephine was awarded "Global Teacher Role Model Award 2015"
  • Aishwarya Roy of I BBA won the I place in 62 kg Weight Lifting category in the Bharathiar University Intercollegiate Tournament
  • P. Lavanya of I BCA secured the II place in 57 kg category Bharathiar University Intercollegiate Taekwondo Tournament
  • Youth Awakening Day was organised
  • Madhu Priya of II M.Com. secured the I place in Chief Minister State Level Athletic meet and won a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000 in Javelin throw
  • Dr. (Mrs.) D.S. Uma, HOD and Associate Professor in Commerce retired from service

2014

  • Voter's day celebrated
  • Hand ball team team won II place in the District level hand ball tournament
  • 10th year celebration of the PG Department of English
  • International Women's day celebrations was held
  • Dr. (Mrs.) M.N. Latha , Associate Professor of commerce, Mrs. Veronica Vijayan, HOD and Associate Professor of Mathematics, Dr. (Mrs.) Indirakanthi, HOD and Associate Professor of Botany, Dr. Padmavathy, Associate Professor of Botany and Mrs. Annie Crystal , Associate Professor of Zoology retired from service
  • Autonomy review Committee Visited the college
  • M.Phil., Ph.D. Viva Voce examinations were conducted in different disciplines
  • Independence day celebrations held
  • M.Sc. Chemistry received Permanent Affiliation
  • Dr. N. Gunavathy, Assistant Professor in chemistry was awarded "Best Youth Red Cross Programme Officer Award"
  • College served as the centre for UPSC, CET and NET examinations
  • P.C. Srinithi, III B.Com (CA) won the gold medal in the 7th IMCKA – World Karate Championship 2014
  • 30th Annual Graduation day was held
  • Dr. N. Gunavathy, Assistant Professor in chemistry received the "outstanding educator and Scholar award"
  • Mrs. A. Sahaya Sudha was declared the "Contingent leader for Chennai region"
  • IQAC organised the Nirmala Annual Research Congress
  • The Department of Geography with Indian Institute of Geographical Studies inaugurated "Geo Vidyaa Geography Centre"
  • Dr. Leema Rosaline, Assistant Professor in Commerce with Computer Applications was awarded the "Best NSS Programme Officer" by Tamilnadu Government
  • Mrs. Nirmala Irudayam, Mrs. Mercy Anandaraj, Mrs. Pawlin Vasanthi Joseph, Mrs.Saradhamani, Mrs. Leema Rosaline, Mrs. Divya, Mrs. Lydia H.Swamy, Rev. Sr.Mary Fabiola received their Doctorate Degree

2013

  • Rev. Sr. Mary Lucy Juliet assumed Chair as the 11th Secretary of the College
  • Rev. Sr. Dr. Dona Grace Jeyaseely became the 8th Principal of the College
  • UGC-Sponsored Career-Oriented Programme - Vermi Technology was introduced by the Department of Zoology
  • Initiation of B.Com PA
  • Nirmala Annual Research Congress (NARC) was launched
  • Bharathiar University's Autonomous Status Committee's Review Visit
  • Appreciation Award for Blood Donation 2012-13 to Youth Red Cross of the College
  • The College was awarded the 'Outstanding Service Award' by the Indian Association for the Blind
  • Seven Seminars, Conferences, Workshops and Symposia were organized
  • Dr. Mary Josephine, Associate Professor of Botany received "Indus HMTV Education National Award for Teaching Excellence" in Botany. She was also the recipient of "Bharat Siksha Ratan Award"
  • Ms. Swapna N.P. (Full-Time Ph.D Research Scholar, Department of Geography) received the Inspire Fellowship sponsored by DST
  • Madhupriya won the Gold Medal for Hammer Throw in South Zone Athletic Meet at Cochin.
  • Madhupriya also won the Bronze Medal in the Chief Minister Athletic Meet. She created a new record in Javelin Throw at Bharathiar University
  • K. Subhashini won the Gold Medal in Junior Level Short Put and broke the previous record
  • Nandhinishree was awarded the "Star of India-2013" and won then Best Player of the Tournament.
  • Nandhinishree also won the Junior Ball Badminton Championship 2013 at Bilai
  • R. Mohana received the Bharathiar University Strongest Women Award for the year 2012-13
  • The College won the in 'Tamil Nadu Best College Magazine Award' given by Divyodhaya Inter-Religious Centre

2012

  • Certificate Course in Library and Information Science was initiated
  • Initiation of Ph.D Part-Time programme in Tamil
  • The College was awarded the Best College cum Institution Award by Bharati Yuva Kendra, Madurai
  • Thirteen Seminars, Conferences, Symposia, Workshops were organized
  • A Major Project was sanctioned to Dr. Mary Josephine, Associate Professor of Botany
  • The College won the Best RSP Unit - Rolling Trophy
  • 'The Best RSP Coordinator Award' was awarded to Mrs. Mercy Anandaraj, Associate Professor of History
  • Ms. Preethi, II B.Sc Mathematics was awarded the 'Best R.S.P Cadet' for her best performance in the Republic Day Parade
  • Gible George participated in the Republic Day Parade at Delhi
  • Appreciation Award for Blood Donation was awarded to Youth Red Cross of the College for the year 2011 - 2012
  • Appreciation Award for collecting Donation towards D.E.A.F 2011 - 2012 was awarded to Youth Red Cross of the College
  • R. Mohana won the Gold Medal in Asian Classic Unequipped Power Lifting Tournament
  • L. Bhuvaneshwari won the National and All India Inter University Athlete and Commonwealth Taekwondo Championship
  • Ms. A. Francina Shalini received the Best Performance Award for Associate NCC Officer at Officer's Training Academy, Gwalior
  • M.Sc. Chemistry was initiated.

2011

  • PG Courses in Geography and Botany were initiated
  • Research Programmes initiated:
    Mathematics Ph.D (FT)
    Botany M.Phil & Ph.D (FT & PT)
    Chemistry M.Phil & Ph.D (FT & PT)
    Geography M.Phil & Ph.D (FT & PT)
  • Foundation Course: Human Rights Education
  • Innovative Course: M.Sc Bioinformatics
  • Career-Oriented Programme: Medicinal Botany, Floriculture and Bonsai
  • CPOP: B.A English Literature, B.Com, M.Sc Computer Science, M.B.A, M.C.A
  • Fourteen Seminars, Conferences and Workshops were organized
  • 'The Best RSP Coordinator Award' was awarded to Mrs. Mercy Anandaraj, Associate Professor of History
  • D. Divya, II B.Sc Computer Science won the Bronze Medal in Power Lifting Tournament in the Asian Power Lifting Championship held at Kobe City, Japan
  • The College won the Bharathiar University Intercollegiate Overall Trophy
  • Shyna M.C. participated in the Republic Day Parade at Delhi
  • Mrs. D. Sasikala, Assistant Professor of Mathematics CA was awarded the "Best Youth Red Cross Program Officer" for the year 2010-11
  • Mother Teresa Research Block was inaugurated
  • The College won the in 'Tamil Nadu Best College Magazine Award' given by Divyodhaya Inter-Religious Centre

2010

  • Formation of Internal Quality Assurance Cell
  • The College was Reaccredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC on 26th July
  • Eight Seminars and Workshops were organized
  • J. Hemashree won the Bronze Medal in Junior Asian Games
  • Establishment of Madonna Hostel
  • Established a Day Care Centre as part of the Institution's Commitment to gender sensitivity and women's welfare
  • The College won the in 'Tamil Nadu Best College Magazine Award' given by Divyodhaya Inter-Religious Centre

2009

  • Culmination of Diamond Jubilee Celebrations on 30th and 31st January
  • Blessing of the new Ravel Administrative Block
  • Rev. Sr. Savariammal took charge as the 7th Principal of the College
  • The College applied for NAAC Reaccreditation on 1st June 2009
  • The College submitted the Self Study Report on 31st December 2009
  • P. Malathi was awarded the 'Star of India Award'
  • International Open Karate Championship was awarded to P.Monica for the year 2008-2009
  • 17-18 years Katts-Gold Medal and Kumite-Gold Medal were awarded to P.Monica
  • Team Kata-Bronze Medal was awarded to P. Monica
  • The College won the in 'Tamil Nadu Best College Magazine Award' given by Divyodhaya Inter-Religious Centre

2008

  • Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Holy Mass celebrated
  • Dr. D.R. Karthikeyan, Advisor, Law, Human Rights and Corporate Affairs-spoke on "Domestic Violence and Child Abuse"
  • Mrs. Vanitha Mohan, Executive Director, Pricol Ltd. spoke on : Current Issues on Environmental Conservation
  • Mrs. Revathy, Former Director, Tamil Nadu Organic Association and Environmental Awareness spoke on The Road to Nature
  • Online Campus Newspaper launched "Nirscapes@Papyrus.com
  • Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) was introduced
  • G. Suganya was awarded the Star of India 2007 - 2008
  • Talking Library for Visually Challenged was established

2007

  • Very Rev. Mother Celine Nirmala became the 10th Secretary of the College
  • The College was granted Autonomous Status
  • Introduction of M.Sc Zoology Programme, B.Com CA (SF) and B.Sc IT (SF) Programme
  • The College secured a total of 33 University Ranks
  • The Vice Chancellor's programme "kaithariku kai kodupom" was highly successful. Nirmala College stood first in the city and third in the Bharathiar University for the highest sale of Handloom Goods for Rs. 5,81,000
  • The College won the Second Place in the Best College Magazine Award 2005-2006 given by the Bharathiar University
  • The College won the in 'Tamil Nadu Best College Magazine Award' 2006-2007 given by Divyodhaya Inter-Religious Centre
  • Golden Jubilee of the Department of Zoology

2006

  • Rev. Sr. Pauline Mary assumed Chair as the 6th Principal
  • Nirmala website recreated and launched
  • Six Seminars and Workshops were organized

2005

  • Internal Quality Assurance Cell was formed
  • Four UGC Minor Projects were sanctioned
  • Department of Mathematics CA was Introduced
  • Introduction of Research Programmes - M.Phil and Ph.D in four disciplines - English, History, Mathematics and Commerce
  • Introduction of Certificate Courses in Mushroom Cultivation, Creative Writing in Tamil, Tailoring, Crochet and Embroidery, Tally, Visual Basic with MS Access, Aquarium Keeping, Ornamental Fish and Medical Transcription
  • The Department of Tamil was honoured with the title "Tamil Valar Thendral" by Thiruvalluvar Manavar Mantram for encouraging 150 students to participate in an Essay Competition
  • Five Seminars, Symposia, Refresher Courses were conducted

2004

  • Submission of the Self Study Report to NAAC
  • The College won the Best Magazine Award for the year 2004 awarded by the Academic Council of Bharathiar University
  • Introduction of Certificate Course in Bioinformatics by the Department of Animal Science and Biotechnology
  • The College won the First prize in Drama Competition conducted by YWCA
  • Four Conferences, Workshops and Seminars were conducted
  • NCC Cadet Sophia joined the Army

2003

  • PG Courses in English Language and Literature and Commerce were initiated under the Self-Financing stream
  • Established links with Results International London, a leading Multi National Consultant Agency
  • Ms. Malliga, Assistant Professor, Department of History received a Certificate of Appreciation as the 'Best Programme Officer' in charge of Voluntary Blood Donation given by the Academic Council, Bharathiar University

2002

  • Department of History organized "Tamil Nadu History Congress"
  • The College won the first prize in Inter Collegiate Drama Competition organized by the Book Theatre Club, Coimbatore
  • The College won the "Best College Magazine" Award for the year 2002 given by the Academic Council of Bharathiar University

2001

  • Lethisia of II B.A Literature was selected to participate in the World March Women's Convention at New Delhi to represent Tamil Nadu
  • Mr. P. Chidambaram, Finance Minister of India visited the College
  • Silver Jubilee Celebrations of two Departments - Department of Commerce and Department of Geography were celebrated

2000

  • The Best NSS Volunteer Award was given to Ms. Ramagiri

1999

  • Youth Red Cross and Blood Donation were launched
  • The Best NSS Award was awarded to Ms. Gayathri, the President of the NSS Unit of the College

1998

  • Golden Jubilee Celebrations. The Chief Guests were Dr. Illango, V.C. Bharathiar University, Mr. Santhanam, Collector of Coimbatore, Thiru Gopala Krishnan, Mayor of Coimbatore, Thiru Mullaivendan, Dr. Aruchamy and Thiru C.T. Dhandapani, M.L.A
  • IInd Floor of the St. Antony's Block was constructed in commemoration of the Golden Jubilee
  • The College Magazine won the 'Best Magazine Award' instituted by Divyodaya, Inter-Religious Centre, Coimbatore
  • The Best NSS Volunteer Award was awarded to Ms. Savitha Kingsley
  • Mrs. S. Anuradha was awarded the 'Best NSS Programme Officer' by the Bharathiar University for the year 1997-1998. She also won the 'Nehru Yuva Kendra Award'

1997

  • The initiation of B.Sc Computer Science

1995

  • Very Rev. Mother Daria took up office as the 9th Secretary of the College
  • College website was launched
  • Two Self-Financing Courses - B.Com CA and BBM were initiated

1989

  • Very Rev. Mother Marcelline took charge as the 8th Secretary of the College
  • Dr. Sundaram, Head, Department of Botany was awarded the "Tamil Nadu Best Teacher Award"

1988

  • Rev. Sr. Nympha assumed charge as the 5th Principal of the College

1986

  • Basket Ball and Tennis Courts were constructed
  • A New Block was constructed

1985

  • The College Chapel was reconstructed

1983

  • Very Rev. Mother Immaculate took up office as the 7th Secretary of the College
  • The College was awarded the "Best Institution Award" in the ATC Camp (1983 - 1985)
  • Rev. Sr. Edwin was appointed the 4th Principal of the College
  • Dr.K.T. Malika, Head, Department of Mathematics received the "State Best Teacher Award"
  • Ms. J. Beaula Hemalatha and Ms. Anu Valentina represented Tamil Nadu for Mountaineering Camp at Nehru Institute of Mountaineering at Uttarkhasi.

1982

  • The College became affiliated to Bharathiar University
  • Chemistry Block was constructed
  • Ms. J. Beaula Hemalatha, Ms. Anu Valentina and Ms. Bina Raj participated in the Republic Day Parade

1980

  • Very Rev. Mother Mary Bernadette became the 6th Secretary of the College
  • Ms. Miriam Eapen became the first Air Wing Cadet from Tamil Nadu to take the first solo glider
  • MA History Course was initiated

1979

  • B.Sc Chemistry Course was introduced

1978

  • The College Auditorium was constructed

1977

  • B.Com was introduced

1976

  • Mother Teresa visited the College for the second time
  • Geography was introduced as separate Undergraduate Level Course
  • NSS was launched

1975

  • Ms. Prema Kamat participated in the Republic Day Parade, New Delhi
  • M.Sc Mathematics was introduced

1974

  • Mother Teresa visited the College

1973

  • Silver Jubilee was celebrated. His Excellency K.K. Shah, the Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the celebrations
  • Ms. Malini Fenn and Ms. Prema Kamat participated in the Republic Day Parade, Delhi and were adjudged the Best Cadets for the second time

1971

  • Very Rev. Mother Stella assumed Chair as the 5th Secretary of the College
  • B.A History was introduced
  • Alumni Association was formed
  • Ms. Malini Fenn and Ms. Prema Kamat participated in the Republic Day Parade, Delhi and were adjudged the Best Cadets

1970

  • Ground floor of St.Antony's Block was constructed

1966

  • French was offered under Part I

1964

  • B.A Literature and B.Sc Botany were introduced
  • Science Block was constructed

1962

  • Very Rev. Mother Lidwin Mary assumed charge as the 4th Secretary of the College
  • The Chief Minister of Madras State, Sri. K. Kamaraj and the Minister for Co-operation and Fisheries Mr. N.S.S. Mandradiar visited the College

1961

  • Mrs. Bhagyam was appointed the 3rd Principal of the College. She served the Institution for 23 years

1960

  • Very Rev. Mother Isabel Mary became the 3rd Secretary of the College
  • Permanent recognition was awarded to the College

1959

  • Library was established

1957

  • The College was shifted from its rented premises to its permanent Campus at Red Fields
  • The College Chapel was constructed
  • Affiliation was granted to the College by the University Commission for the following courses: Economics, Tamil and Zoology

1956

  • Pre-University and the three-year degree course were initiated
  • Granted affiliation by the University of Madras to introduce B.A Geography under Part III at the intermediate level

1954

  • Rev. Sr. Josephine, the Principal of the College took up charge as the 2nd Secretary of the Institution

1953

  • Mr. C. Subramanian, Minister of Education (1952-1962) visited the College

1952

  • Sir. C.V. Raman visited the College

1950

  • Physics and Chemistry were introduced under Part II. The strength of the College rose to 79
  • Staff Hostel was established

1949

  • Rev. Sr. Josephine was appointed the 2nd Principal of the College

1948

  • Rev. Fr. Arulswamy became the 1st Secretary of the College
  • Laying of foundation stone by Sri. T.S. Avinashilingam Chettiar, Minister of Education at Red Fields-the permanent place
  • Formal Inauguration of the College by Sri. K. Madhavan Menon, Minister for Agriculture
  • Ms. Rose Varkey was appointed the 1st Principal of the College
  • College Status - Second Grade College with 53 students and two intermediate courses
  • Subjects Offered: English, Tamil, Malayalam, Mathematics, Natural Science, History, Logic and Indian Music

1947

  • Rt. Rev. Msgr. Oubagaraswamy D.D., the Bishop of Coimbatore initiated to institute a College exclusively for women in Coimbatore