NSS Hindu College, Changanassery

NSS Hindu College, Changanassery, one of the largest and oldest institutions of higher education in Kerala. It was founded in 1947 and is situated in Changanassery (Town). Hindu College is the most prestigious institution of the Nair Service Society.[1][2]

NSS Hindu College, Changanassery
Changanassery NSS College.JPG
Academic affiliation
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
PrincipalDr. S. Sujatha


NSS Hindu College is the first college of Nair Service Society (NSS) and one of the prominent institutions came into being in 1947. The college epitomizes the glorious vision and objectives of Mannathu Padmanabhan the founder of Nair Service Society which has been well known presence in the Kerala Social and cultural activities. The college was formally inaugurated in 1956 by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, the Vice-President of India. On this occasion is inaugurated by hoisting the flag by His Highness The Maharaja of Travancore Sri. Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma.[3] The college building was formally opened by K. M. Munshi, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh.[4]

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "NSS Hindu College". www.nsshinducollege.org.
  2. ^ V. Balakrishnan & R. Leela Devi, 1982, Mannathu Padmanabhan and the revival of Nairs in Kerala, Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi.
  3. ^ Mahaanaaya Mannathu Padmanabhan - Prof Geethalayam Geethakrishnan, Publisher:Kurukshethra Prakasan
  4. ^ Title Reminiscences of My Life Author Mannathu Padmanabhan Translated by Pisharikovil Chandrasekhara Menon Contributor Kerala (India). Dept. of Cultural Publications Publisher Cultural Publications Department, Government of Kerala, 2003 Original from the University of Michigan Digitized 20 Jul 2009 ISBN 9788186365984 Length 264 pages

Coordinates: 9°27′10″N 76°32′25″E / 9.4528°N 76.5403°E / 9.4528; 76.5403