HOLY CROSS COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS) NAGERCOIL, TAMIL NADU, the first women's college in kanniyakumari District was established by the Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod in 1965 in response to the invitation of the then Bishop Agniswamy, Bishop of Kottar with the main purpose of providing University education in a Christian atmosphere to the deserving women students irrespective of caste and creed, with the watchword “Excellence” which is an expression of the Divine.
Since our fledgeling start-up, our efforts had not been hassle free, but we walk with intuitive intelligence in the light of the Divine. At present our college has a strength of 2673 students in 15 U.G programmes, 12 P.G programmes, 2 M.Phil programmes and 9 Research centres. Further the college offers nearly a dozen certificate courses. The college has a good number of high profile alumnae. The multi-cultural ambience has an incantatory power to dissolve boundaries and create new dreams.
Our campus has in store a lot of future promises and we know that we have miles and miles to go before we could rest on our laurels. Our journey and quest will continue!
Imbibing this Spirit of the Holy Cross, the institutions envisions a hormoneues society by empowering young women for global competency and ecological sustainability thorugh a holistic approach with innovative skills..
To provide quality education and to promote scholarly activities categoring to global competencies.
To nurture particpatory leadership to enhance social consciousness and social responsibility .
To uphold ethical values of love,truth and justice,personal accondability and transparency through professionals commitment.
To create global professionals and entreprenurs with innovative spirit and zeal.
To create empowered women of competence,commitment and compasion.
To instil in student the awareness of interconnectedness between human and nature.
The college stands for total liberation and development of the whole person of the student in order to prepare them to take their rightful place and responsibility in society.
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