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Co curricular activities carried out through the NSS, NCC, Navy and Women‟s Study unit promote the cause of value education in students. Similarly the National festivals and National Days are celebrated by the entire community of the institution which includes students, teachers and non-teaching staff. The annual special camps being organized by the National Service Scheme units of the college select rural areas as their venues and community development as the theme. Extension activities are also being carried out by teaching departments. The social contacts that the students establish through such contacts help them develop good citizen ship.

National Cadet Corps (NCC) and National Service Scheme (NSS) units provide students with opportunities for personality development and to promote the cause of nation building.Womens‟ Study Unit is a platform available for students and staff to undergo informal education and training in different fields.

Anti- Ragging Cell of the College is quite organizes programmes to impart awareness about the adverse effects of ragging.

The Alumni Association of the College gives opportunities to the former students to take partin the developmental activities of the college

Extra –curricular activities and sports

The College has good facilities for Extra curricular activities and sports.
Nature club, Drama club and Weekly forums for student personality development provide avenues for extra curricular activities.

The College has facilities for giving training to students in the following sports and games:

  • Handball
  • Volley ball
  • Ball Badminton
  • Kabaddi

The staff advisor of the College takes initiative in the overall welfare of students. Besides, the college gives charge to faculty members to support students who participate in quiz programmes, arts fests and sports competitions. A senior faculty member in charge of quiz and debate selects students for various inter collegiate and state level competitions. Many students of the college have won prestigious quiz competitions. The College gives special attention to the students participating in the University Youth festivals. Two faculty members including one lady lecturer are appointed as accompanying teachers to support the student participants. Also, the PTA spends considerable sum for the student expenses incurred in connection with such events. Miss. Ritu Prakash of the final B.A. English secured the maximum points in the Kerala University Youth Festival of 2007 and was got the prestigious Kalathilakam title.

Sports and Games

The Department of Physical Education organizes special training camps to prepare students for sports and games both within and outside the state. The College Hand ball team has won the South India Inter University Hand Ball competitions organized at Trivandrum in 2008 and University level competitions in St. Cyril‟s College, Adoor in 2007. Mr. Rajeshkumar of II B.Sc Geology has won a National level title in the competitions in fencing held during December 2008. Mr Abhiram of I B.Sc Zoology represented the State and the University in Water polo at the national level and won First prize. Besides, several students from the college have won sports awards and recognitions.