This college is established in 1954 with the grace of the great visionary Bharathakesari Sri. Manthu Pathmanabhan recognizing the need for teacher Education institutions in Kerala to build up a strong foundation for the school education in the state of Kerala. This college is one of the premier institution in the state of Kerala and has completed 59 years service to the nation in the field of teacher education. The management of the college, the Nair Service Society, endowed with the task of upliftment of the downtrodden sections of the society is one of the pioneering educational agencies of Kerala state. The mission of the society is the development of the people through education of its individuals. At the beginning the college started in a small building in the premises of NSS Highschool, Perunnai with a strength of 60 students with English, Malayalam, Mathematics, Social Studies, Physical science and Natural science. Later it shifted to another building and added new courses and enhanced strength of the students. In 2003 the new concrete building was construced and main class rooms are shifted to that building. Later it also extended with the assistance of UGC.
At present this institution offers B.Ed course in Mathematics, Physical science, Natural science, Social science, Malayalam, English and Hindi with a strength of 165. The institution is recognized as one of the best college of education in Kerala affiliated under Mahatma Gandhi University . The college is included in the list of colleges recognized by the UGC under section 2(f) and 12 B of its act of 1956. In May 2005, NAAC peer team visited and assessed the college for accreditation. The college was awarded with B+ + grade by the NAAC Peer Team after reviewing college profile in detail.