Rural Community College

Rural Community College

Result:Enabled the excluded and dropouts to earn for their livelihood

Area of operation: Nanguneri and Rathapuram taluks of Tirunelveli District

Project period: 01.01.2004 to 31.12.2011

Community college Education:
Community college Education is a newly developed concept in Indian education system to release the excluded and the dropouts from the poverty through imparting employable skill training.

Evolution of Nanguneri Rural Community College:
Nanguneri is one of the most backward Taluks of Tirunelveli District in Tamilnadu. There are no technical education centres, Industries and have very little irrigation facilities. In order to get skillful training and gainful employment to the marginalized rural poor boys and girls, Rural Uplift Centre started Rural Community College at Nanguneri in the year 1999 with the animation of Dr. Fr. Xavier Alphonse, s.j., Director, ICRDCE, Chennai. Rural Community College (RCC) was approved by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), New Delhi and Tamil Nadu Open University to conduct Diploma and Certificate courses in the vocational stream. Vocational stream courses offered by the Community College are given below.
View of the Community College & Campus at Nanguneri:
Courses offered by the Community College:
1.Diploma Courses (1 Year):
Diploma in Computer Applications
Diploma in Electrical Technician
Diploma in Maintenance and Servicing of Homes Appliances (Electrical & Electronics)
Computer Hardware
Radio & T.V. Technician
2.Degree Courses:
Bachelor Preparatory Programme (6 months)
Associate Degree Programme in commuter application- (2 Years)
Associate Applied Degree programme in Electronic - (2 Years)
Bachelor of Commerce.
View of the students in the learning process at the Community College