|Women's Christian College was started in 1973 on the present campus as a result of the efforts made by the Kanyakumari Diocese of the Church of South India. The campus is located in the heart of the city and is full of greenery. With gradual development over the years, the college is currently offering 7 Postgraduate, 12 undergraduate and 9 research-based courses. Around 2000 girls are getting benefited by studying in the college every year. |
The college stands at 81st position at the National Level or NIRF in 2019 and is reaccredited with ‘A' Grade by NAAC. The college is also affiliated to Manomaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli-12.
FacilitiesThe campus is having all the basic and many advanced facilities required for learning. There is a Chapel in the center of the campus to support spiritual activities. The surroundings of the chapel have olive, fig and grape wines. The Chapel management follows a fixed timetable of morning services and prayers.
The college canteen offers hygienic food at reasonable rates to both students and staff. The canteen strictly prohibits the use of plastics and offers breakfasts, snacks, lunch, meals, beverages, etc every day.
For accommodation, there is a hostel available for the students and the sub warden of the hostel takes care of its management. Around 130 to 160 students can be accommodated in the hostel every year and the students need to submit the application for the hostel to the principal in advance. The hostel follows strict rules and timing for roll call, prayers and studies every day. Students are allowed to organize some activities like birthday parties, Fresher's day, college day, etc in the hostel with permission from the authorities.
The campus also has a seminar hall for arranging club meetings, association meetings and Ph.D. Viva Voces. This hall is spacious, air-conditioned and is equipped with advanced equipment. Apart from this, the college also has a Moderator Gnanadasan hall having the capacity to accommodate around 1000 people at a time. This hall is also used to organize various seminars and conferences.
The college has its own biogas plant, biodiversity garden, generator room, systematic vehicle parking, rainwater harvesting system and a fully equipped gym inside the campus.
Study centersThe college has various working centers related to studies. The list includes a career guidance cell that is working towards offering professional and training opportunities, personal development, etc. It conducts various seminars and workshops to teach about the complete development of students.
Then there is a Women's study center in the college sponsored and established by UGC. It trains female students about professionalism and entrepreneurship. It offers various short-term courses on women and self defence demonstration in Karate.
Similarly, the Quiz Club, Entrepreneurship Cell, Incubation Center and Center For Research and Development are also there in the college.