About Our Institution
N.K.T. National College of Education for Women is an institute of Higher Education, affiliated to the Tamilnadu Teachers Education University, located at Triplicane, Chennai. Our College offers B.Ed., B.Ed.Spl.Edn.(VI), M.Ed., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in Education. The College is housed in an area of 3.06 acres with a model school, N.K.T. National Girls Higher Secondary School in the same campus.
Our College was established in 1966 and granted Autonomous Status in the year 1988 by the University Grants Commission. N. K. T. National College of Education for Women was awarded a five star status in the first cycle of the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) inspection in 2001. During the second cycle in 2011, we earned an ‘A Grade’ with a CGPA of 3.26 on a 4 point scale. Our College has grown over the years as an Institution of Higher Learning, and has achieved great strides in the academic ladder by constantly pursuing excellence. Our College upgraded to the Postgraduate Level in the year 1980 and bloomed into a vibrant Research Institution in the year 1983. Research is our stronghold around which our College is continuously evolving. The Autonomous Status of the College opens up a great scope for upgrading our Teacher Education Curriculum to the current needs of the society.
Our focus is to prepare our teachers to rise up to the challenges of School Education and to have a holistic outlook of Education. We stand committed to empower women teachers -to-be, with the prudence and grit to face multifarious challenges at both the personal and professional levels. The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) monitors and scans every academic programme taking place in our college to ensure perfection and achieve excellence in the task undertaken. To this end, we renew our commitment to maintain Quality in Teacher Education, and vouch to participate in Nation building, thereby ensuring social change for the better and contributing the best to the teaching fraternity at large.
History of NKT
N.K.T. National College of Education for Women is situated at the heart of Chennai city in Triplicane. The College is built in an area of 3.06 acres, where a model school is also housed. Established in the year 1966 by Sriman. N. K. Thirumalachariar, a visionary and a philanthropist, it has evolved into a well-established College committed to its mission of empowering young women student-teachers to face life and its multifarious challenges at both personal and professional levels.
The College offers both graduate and postgraduate courses in Education with Autonomous status awarded by the University Grants Commission in the year 1988. In its thirty-two years of Autonomy, the College has grown to great heights as an institution of higher learning in Education. Today, N. K. T. National College of Education for women has close to 600 students, enrolled in B.Ed., B.Ed. Special Education (Visual Impairment), M.Ed., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Education and it has acquired a reputation for excellence, inclusiveness and committed service to the teaching community. In its continuous striving for excellence for over five decades, our institution has rightly achieved the position of ‘Second to None’.
N. K. T. National College of Education for Women has also fallen in line with the NAAC Peer Team Evaluation and was awarded a five-star status in the first cycle and re-accredited with ‘A Grade’ with a CGPA of 3.26 on a 4-point scale, in the second cycle. The College is being governed by the Philanthropic Management, Sriman. N. K. T. National Education Society, headed by Dr. S. Mano Bakthavatchalam, President, and Dr. M. Arumugam, Secretary and other eminent Committee Members. The College is headed by the Principal, Dr. S. Chamundeswari and it has 43 Teaching Faculty members and 23 Support Staff. Dr. N. Kalai Arasi, the Controller of Examinations co-ordinates the Research & Development Centre and Dr. S. Malathi, the Dean of Academics co-ordinates the Internal Quality Assurance Cell.