N.S.S. College, Pandalam is one among the three premier institutions of higher education, established by the Nair Service Society, the leading educational agency and social organization. The founder, the Late Padmabhooshan Mannathu Padmanabhan was a great visionary and social reformer who believed that education is the most effective means of social reforms. The college keeps its tradition and identity in the higher education scenario through its vision "Sreyohi Jnanam Abhyasath". The college is moving forward with a mission to educate and illuminate the young generation with values and tradition. The college was established in the month of February 1949 and 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 levels were introduced in the successive years and at present, with a total of sixteen Degree Courses and seven Post Graduate Programmes and the research programme in Zoology, the college is recognized as a special grade Post Graduate College affiliated to University of Kerala. In its long history that spans over 65 years, 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. The institution has an impeccable record of providing value added and value based education displaying sensitivity to the changing educational, social and market demands. Research being the most potential area of higher education, the college takes maximum care and attention to promote a research culture among the faculty and students. The college concentrates on total quality through a holistic approach in its academic pursuit. The College provides quality education by assuring a peaceful, learner friendly, progressive and democratic ambience in fulfilling its noble vision, mission and goal. College was recognized by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India for financial assistance under FIST Scheme to improve facilities in the PG Science departments.
The College was re-accredited (III Cycle) with Grade B+ (CGPA 2.63) grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Imparting knowledge to gain wisdom and to liberate the individual from all bondages to build a better world. The Bhagavat Gita Smriti. "Sreyohi Njanam Abhyasath" - Knowledge indeed is superior to constant practice - inscribed in the college emblem embodies the vision of the college.
Educate and illuminate the young generations to build a strong and progressive nation where the rich values and traditions are upheld.
This college is established for providing educational opportunities lo the young men and women of our country irrespective of their religion, caste or creed. The college aims to provide integral personality development oriented education and training, which will enable the students-
Through academic excellence, development of skills and character formation, the college hopes to produce committed and inspired young men and women with a holistic approach to life.
Pandalam, Pathanamthitta District - 689501, Kerala, India
Telephone: 04734 - 252221(Office), Fax No:04734 - 252240, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org