Sree Narayana College, Kollam

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Sree Narayana College, Kollam
TypeEducation and Research Institution
Campus27 acres (109,265 m²)
AffiliationsUniversity of Kerala
Narayana Guru, a social reformer in India

Sree Narayana College, Kollam (popularly known as SN College, Kollam), named after the social reformer Narayana Guru, is a centre of higher education in Kerala offering up to post graduate and research courses to more than 4,000 students.

General information[edit]

The college is affiliated to the University of Kerala. Currently, the college offers 17 undergraduate and 13 postgraduate courses with eight Departments as approved research centers.[1]

Other facilities and amenities available on the campus include a Study Centre of the University of Kerala that caters to the teachers, students, and research scholars of Kollam, a University Career Guidance and Information Center, a Study Center of the Indira Gandhi National Open University offering distance education courses, units of National Service Scheme and NCC, and a Computer Center.[citation needed] The college has a staff strength of more than 270 out of which 190 are members of the teaching faculty.[citation needed]


The college was established by Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam and its leader R. Sankar.[citation needed] The college formally started functioning on 16 June 1948 with 505 students at the Pre-University level.[2] It was upgraded into a degree college in the following year.[citation needed] It was the first college in Kollam to start a post graduate course.[citation needed]

Notable Alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Profile of S.N College, Kollam". Sree Narayana College, Kollam. Retrieved 1 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Sree Narayana College, Kollam". University of Kerala. Archived from the original on 8 January 2006. Retrieved 1 January 2010.

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Coordinates: 8°52′56″N 76°36′06″E / 8.882252°N 76.601690°E / 8.882252; 76.601690