Students Oriented Programmes

Students Oriented Programmes

Entrepreneurship Development Club 

            The ED club, constituted as per the directions of the Department of Industries, Government of Kerala, has the prime objective of inculcating entrepreneurial culture among the youth and to equip them with the skills, techniques and confidence to survive in the modern era.

Science Club

            The club envisages the development of scientific aptitude among the young minds. High school students from in and around Thodupuzha are provided basic training in developing their scientific skills.

Alumni Association

            Newman College Alumni Association is an active organization which aims at the inculcation of intimate fellowship and promotion of frequent interaction among the former students of the college. Besides this, each department has its own Alumni Forum. Every year,  the day after ‘Thiruonam’ is celebrated as Alumni Day.

Retired  Teachers’ Forum

            The Newman College Retired Teachers’ Forum is an active association which aims at the inculcation of intimate fellowship and  promotion of frequent interaction among the former teachers of the college. The activities of the Forum are being guided by Prof. N.V. Thomas and Prof. E.D. Sebastian.

Computer Training Centre

            The centre focuses its activities in providing computer literacy among the students. It also plays a key role in the application of modern technology to teaching and learning process.

Cultural Forum

            Various clubs like Music club, Dance club, Quiz club, Debate club, etc. function under the Cultural Forum. It organizes various competitions and prepares students for participating in various University and State level competitions.

Library Committee

            The Library committee supervises the proper functioning of the Library. It ensures that the students are given maximum access to the books and journals and more stock is added to the library every year.

Health Club

            The club tries to create awareness among students on the importance of physical exercise. The club also aims at fighting alcoholism, smoking and the use of drugs.

Nature  And  Tourism Club

            The club tries to enlighten the student community on the need for preserving the environment free from pollution. Opportunities to enjoy nature are provided to the students by taking them to different places of scenic beauty.

Newman Amateur Radio Club (Ham Radio)

Ham radio is a hobby of establishing world wide friendship  using wireless communication .

 The objectives of the club are:

1)    coaching classes  for the test for getting ham radio licence.

2)    to set up an amateur wireless station in the college and to give training in wireless communication.



Nodal Officer for  Scholarships & Grants         :    Ms. Beena Deepthi Louis

     Endowments                                                     :    Dr. M. Sasidharan Nair, Ms. Beena Deepthi Louis

     Bank Coaching                                                  :    Sri. Prageesh C. Mathew

     CPT-CA Coaching                                              :    Sri. Sony Kuriakose

     PSC Coaching                                                    :    Sri. Joby Thomas

     Students with Special Needs                          :       Dr. M.V. Krishnakumar

     Enabling Unit for Differently Abled Persons (Co-ordinator)    :       Dr. M.V. Krishnakumar

     Employment Information Cell                          :       Sri. Prageesh C. Mathew

     Human ResourcesDevelopment                   :    Sri. Joby Thomas

     Remedial Teaching                                           :    Dr. K.A. Joseph

     UGC NET Coaching                                          :    Ms. Anu Joy,  Ms. Divya James         

     Catholic Students Movement                           :       Fr. (Dr.) Raju Jacob, Sr. (Dr.) P.O. AlphonsaFr. Jestine Kannadan,

                                                                                             Dr. Jane A. Luke

     Value Education                                                 :    Smt. Rani John, Smt. Geetha Joseph

     Annual Retreat                                                  :    Fr. (Dr.) Raju Jacob, Sr. (Dr.) P.O. Alphonsa,  Fr. Justin Kannadan

                                                                                       Dr. Jane A. Luke, Smt. Leena John

     AIACHE programmes & Xavier Board             :    Sr. Leena P. Kuriakose, Sr. (Dr.) P.O. Alphonsa

     Human Rights Awareness                                :    Sri. Joy Joseph, Dr. M.V. Krishnakumar                    

    Legal Awareness                                                  :           Sri. K.P. Benny

     Astronomical Observatory                                   :           Sri. Baby Mathew, Smt. Jessy Thomas

English language laboratory                                   :           Sr. (Dr.) P.O. Alphonsa,  Ms. Sona George, Ms. Princy Jacob

     Canteen                                                                   :    Sri. L.J. Parathazham

     Caretaker of students living in private lodges         :    Dr. M.V. Krishnakumar

     Travel Facilities of Students                                :    Sri. Joby Thomas

     Counselling Cell                                                   :    Sr. (Dr.) P.O. Alphonsa,Mr. Prageesh C. Mathew,Sr. Leena P. Kuriakose

     Common Room for Ladies                             :    Smt. Marykutty John, Smt. Leena Mathews

     Civil Service Training                                        :    Sri. Joby Thomas

     Walk with the Scholar(WWS)                             :    Dr. M.V. Krishnakumar

     Student Support Project(SSP)                             :  Dr. Nibu Thomson

     FLAIR                                                                       :    Dr. Bejoy Thomas