“सत्वात संजायते ज्ञानम” (Knowledge arises from the mode of Goodness)-  a precept from Bhagavat Gita 14.17


A College of the community for the increase and diffusion of knowledge


  • Provide quality education
  • Build excellence in students and inspire them to be inquisitive, innovative and creative in their mission.
  • Become a centre of initiatives and attain excellence in higher education to cater for local, regional, national and international needs

NSS College, Cherthala is the living memorial to the founder of Nair Service Society – Bharatha Kesari Padmabhooshan Mannathu Padmanabhan. NSS College, Cherthala is an aided college under the NSS Management affiliated to the university of Kerala. Located in a socially, financially and educationally backward area, the institution caters to the educational needs of all sections of the society. Easily accessible from both Vaikom and Cherthala Taluks, this institution is situated at a vast expanse of 27 acres of which a major share was donated by the nearby Manthanathu family. The college offers both Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in different disciplines.