About Us

About the College

N. S. S. Training College, Changanacherry, established in 1954, is one of the pioneering teacher education institution affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University and it functions under the Deputy Directorate of Collegiate Education, Kottayam. The well orchestrated and dedicated efforts of students, teaching and administrative staff have been instrumental in its high academic standard. The graceful memory of the founder of Nair service society, the great Late Mannath Padmanabhan, his visions and work ethics remains as our motivating force and guiding spirit. The out going students have won many a laurels for the college and contributed heavily to the moulding of the future generations through their unflinching commitments and ceaseless interests in the basic social issues..


This institution is situated in Perunna, nearly 1km south from the heart of Changanacherry town. The College is situated in the midst of a number of educational institutions like N. S. S. High School for Boys, N. S. S. Vocational Higher Secondary School, N. S. S. Higher Secondary School, N. S. S. High School for Girls, N. S. S English Medium High School and N. S. S. L.P School. The prestigious Management Head Quarters of N. S. S, Mannam Samadhi Mandapam and N. S. S. Hindu College are also situated very near to our institution.


The college is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi university( www.mguniversity.edu)

Mahatma Gandhi University - Contact Numbers
Chancellor (Governor) P. Sathasivam  

Pro-chancellor (Ed.Minister)               

Sri. P.K. Abdul Rubb


Vice- Chancellor

Dr. Babu Sebastian 0481-2731001
Pro- Vice- Chancellor Dr. Sheena Shukkur 0481-2731005
Registrar Sri. M. R. Unni 0481-2731007
Controller of Examinations Dr. Thomas John Mampra 0481-2731000
Finance Officer Sri. Abraham J. Puthumana 0481-2731012


The emblem of the College consists of the symbol of N. S. S. on top left corner surrounded by a sheaf of grains showing prosperity, our motto, “THAMASO MA JYOTHIRGAMAYA”, a lighted “nilavilakku” representing the motto itself-leading one from darkness to light, an open text book showing the unlimited fund of knowledge and below which a flower of lotus in water represents the beauty of life emanating from pancha bhootha, the building constituent of this universe.


Dr. Kumari S. Girija  

Former Principals

01 Sri.M Gopalan Nair 04-06-1954 to 27-08-1962
02 Dr. N. Sumathykutty Amma 28-08-1962 to 20-11-1969
03 Sri. C. Krishnadas 21-11-1969 to 03-06-1974
04 Dr. N. Sumathykutty Amma 04-06-1974 to 31-03-1981
05 Smt. M. Eswary Amma 01-04-1981 to 30-09-1985
06 Dr. P. Kuttyraman Nair 01-10-1985 to 30-06-1989
07 Sri.P. Sukumaran Nair 17-07-1989 to 31-03-1991
08 Smt. RadhaKaimal 24-04-1991 to 31-03-1998
09 Dr.P. Radhamony 17-04-1998 to 16-10-2000
10 Dr. G. SaratchandraRaj 17-11-2002 to 05-11-2002
11 Dr.P. Radhamony 06-11-2002 to 31-03-2006
12 Dr. P.K. Balachandran Kunji 01-04-2006 to 31-03-2007
13 Smt. R. Christal Gladis 03-04-2007 to 31-05-2013
14 Dr. S. Prem Kumar                                  10-06-2013           to 05-02-2014
15 Dr. Kumari S. Girija                                  02-06-2015    to  

Contact Address

N.S.S. Training College, Perunnai
Changanacherry, Kottayam,
Kerala, Pin : 686102.
Ph: +91 481-2420481, 2401720
Email: principalnsstrcy@gmail.com