VivekanandaCollege was established in July 1965 by the Vivekananda Educational Society,Agasteeswaram and affiliated to ManonmaniamSundaranar University, Tirunelveli.Itis a co-educational institution. The college has to its credit 09 Aided U.G. Courses,02 Aided P.G. Courses, 02 Self-financing U.G. Courses, 04 Self-financing P.G. Courses,02 M.Phil.Courses and also a Research Centre for 02 Ph.D. Programmes. FurtherU.G.C. sponsored courses which include 02 B.Voc.Courses and 03 Certificate Coursesare introduced in our institution from the academic year 2016-17 onwards.
It is significant that our Collegehas a dedicated team of 83 Teaching Staff and 16 Guest Lecturers. Further 43Non - Teaching Staff are also employed in this institution. It is noteworthythat 52 Teaching Staff are Doctorate degree holders and 19 Staff members areUniversity recognized Guides in different Disciplines. It is a premiereducational institution with remarkable academic achievements. It is evidentfrom the M.S. University ranks that are obtained by the students every year. Weprovide the necessary platform to many aspiring youth of this region to becomevery enthusiastic graduates, so that they could shine in this competitiveworld. We also organize various seminars and conferences on current areas inArts and Science. Many scholarships and prizes are given to students to motivatethem.
Our Library has a good collection ofbooks, journals, magazines etc., andupgraded by N-List to enable thestudents to improve their reading habit and to enhance their knowledge. Ourstudents have excelled not only in the field of academics, but also in thefield of sports and co-curricular activities. Moreover our Institution has 03N.S.S Units, N.C.C and Y.R.C Unit to create awareness among the students and tomake them socially useful citizens.
It is no wonder that ourInstitutionprovides a serene, pleasant and peaceful environment to the students tofacilitatethe teaching-learning process and serves as a boon to thestudent community.
Dr. N. NEELAMOHAN,M.A.,M.Phil., Ph.D.,P.G.Dip.in J & M.C.,