What is N.S.S?
N.S.S. stands for Nair Service Society. It is an organization established under the leadership of Sri. Mannathu Padmanabhan. Nair is a forward caste which falls under the Hindu religion. This society was established for the upliftment and for the welfare of the Nair community. Several educational institutions are been set-up under the management of NSS. These institutions are open to students of all caste.
There are many colleges throughout Kerala which are under the management of Nair Service Society. Out of them I have explained below the two colleges in Kollam district.
N.S.S. College, Nilamel
N.S.S. College, Nilamel was established in the year 1964 and is one of the ancient colleges in Kollam district. This college is a co-education college and is affiliated to the University of Kerala. This college offers various undergraduate and post graduate courses. This college is located in a village called Nilamel, hence provides a better atmosphere for the students to study. The renowned Malayalam actor P. V. Jagadish Kumar was a lecturer in this college.
This college cater the needs of the students in the nearby places in Kollam and Trivandrum districts as it rightly situated in the border of these two districts.
BSc. Physics, BSc. Mathematics, BSc. Chemistry, BSc. Botany, BSc. Zoology, BA. English, BA. History, BA. Economics, BA. Psychology, BA. Malayalam, BA. Sociology, B-Com and BA Hindi are the Under Graduate courses offered in this college.
M-Com, MA. Malayalam, MA Economics, MA Hindi, MSc. Mathematics, MSc Physics, MSc Chemistry, MSc Botany and MSc Zoology are the Post Graduate courses offered in this college.
Pincode: 691 535
Kollam - Dist
Tel : 0091 474 2433346
Fax : 0091 474 2434526
This college is located near by the M.C Road. The nearest tourist spot is the historic Jadayu Rock (Jadayu Para), Chadayamangalam, which is mentioned in Ramayana.
As this college is situated in a junction, both private and public bu services are available. The nearest railway station is Varkala railway Station.
Mannam Memorial N.S.S. College, Kottiyam
Mannam Memorial N.S.S. College, Kottiyam is another college managed by NSS which falls under Kollam district, Kerala. This college was established in the year 1981. Only under graduate courses are offered in this aided college as of now. In the year 2004 this college was recognized by the University Grants Commission.
BSc. Physics, BSc. Polymer Chemistry, BSc. Zoology, BA. English and B-Com (with Computer Application)are the main Under Graduate courses offered in this college.
Mannam Memorial N.S.S. College
Mayyanad - Kottiyam
PIN - 691571
Kollam - Dist
Tel : 0091 474 2530522
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Kottiyam junction is not very far from the college. Both private and public transportation are available at this junction.
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