SN College- Cherthala
Sree Narayana College, Cherthala was established by Sree Narayana Trusts, Kollam with the objective of providing higher education to the young men and women especially of the backward commmunities of the locality.It is situated by the side of NH- 47 between Cherthala and Alappuzha..The colleg lays special emphasis on character building and social commitments based on the teaching of Sree Narayana Guru who believed that “educated youth could shred the shackles of the social discrimination and face the challenges of life with confidence and pride” .
The S.N.D.P Union Cherthala extended its unreserved co-operation to the S N trust to start a college in the name of Guru .Realizing the dreams of the the Guru and materalizing exhortations like “Educate that you may be free” and “Enlightment through Eduacation”, the college was inagurated on 14 th July 1964 by the late Sri R. Shanker the founder Secreatray of S.N Trusts and the then Chief Minister of Kerala.The Guru’s preaching ,“One Caste ,One Religion and One God for man “ is upheld in all realms of the function of the institution.
From its humble beginning as a junior college it has now attained a status of a senior college offering instruction in eleven Degree courses and four Post Graduate courses The college is affiliated to the University of Kerala and is recognized by the U.G.C. This co-educational institution has 1336 on its comprising 744 girls and 592 boys (as on Nov 2005) 69 faculty and 54 member s on the non-teaching staff.The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous institution of the UGC which is aimed at assessing and accrediting institution of higher learning with and objective of improving quality of education ,assessed the college in March (29,30)2004 and graded it B++.
SREE NARAYANA TRUSTS
KOLLAM, KERALA STATE
Sri. VELLAPPALY NATESAN
Secretary,Sree Narayana Trusts and
Manager ,Sree Narayana Colleges