Milestones

   
Timeline – History of the College

1817 – Rani Gouri Parvathi Bai stated that education is necessary to ensure progress of the state as a whole.
1818 – The first English school in the state was established at Nagercoil.
1834 - Maharajah Uthradam Tirunal Marthanda Varma visited a school in Nagercoil and invited the
        headmaster, Mr. Roberts to start a similar school in Travancore.

1859 – A girl’s school started at Palayam.
1864 – Started as “Sircar Girl’s School”
1895 – Shifted to the building opposite to The University College.
1897 – Upgraded to Second Grade College and named as “Maharaja’s Girl’s College”and affiliated to

Madras University
1909 – Permission for starting Degree courses
1920 – Upgraded to First Grade College
1923 – Shifted to the present building.
1927 – Central building which houses Mathematics, Psychology and Philosophy was constructed.
1937 – University of Travancore was founded and Women’s college was one of the First Seven colleges
to be affiliated to it.

1952 – Degree courses were introduced in Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Philosophy, Malayalam and 
 Sanskrit (Subsidiary)

1957 – University of Kerala was founded and College was affiliated to it.

1970 – Further expansion of the college with new courses

1997 - 98 – College celebrated its Centenary year considering the up gradation of the Sircar School as
the Second Grade College in 1897

2005 – College Accredited to NAAC with A Grade

2012 – MCom course started and BSc Statistics course sanctioned
2013 – BA English (Hons) and B.Sc Statistics courses started

Principals

1.  Miss. S.B.Wiliams           1895 – 1910
2.  Miss. D.H.Watts             1910 – 1928
3.  Miss. E.C.Carrapeitt        1928 – 1929
4.  Miss.L.C.M. Ouwerkerk       1936 – 1937
5.  Prof. Anna Nidri            1937 – 1952
6.  Prof. Anadavally Amma       1952 – 1958
7.  Prof. Annamma Varki         1958 – 1960
8.  Prof. Mary Ponnen           1960 – 1963
9.  Prof. K.Parvathy Amma       1963 - 1964
10. Prof. Kumari.M.Varghese     1964 – 1968
11. Dr.A.S.Narayana Pillai      1968 – 1969
12. Prof.R.Ramachandra Iyer     1969 – 1970
13. Prof. Esther Hallegua       1970 – 1980
14. Prof. M.Parukutty Amma      1980 – 1983
15. Prof. Hrdayakumari          1983 – 1986
16. Prof. T.Sarala Devi         1986 – 1988
17. Prof. Kitty Lopez           1988 – 1991
18. Smt. V.Pushpa               1991 – 1992
19. Smt. V.Hamsa Devi           1992 – 1994
20. Sri. M.C.Rajan              1994 – 1995
21. Smt.G.Chandrika Devi        1995 – 1996
22. Dr. C.P.Aravindakshan       1996 – 1996
23. Smt. J.Rajakumari           1996 – 1998
24. Smt. Suseela.K.George       1998 – 1999
25. Smt. C.S.Chandrika          1999 – 2000
26. Sri.Jayaprakas Anand        2000 – 2001
27. Smt.B.Leela                 2001 – 2002
28. Smt.Vijayakumari Jeyasingh  2002 – 2002
29. Smt.G.Komalakumari          2002 – 2004
30. Dr.T.Ganga Devi             2004 – 2006
31. Smt.J.Laila Beevi           2006 – 2006
32. Dr.S.Kamini                 2006 – 2008
33. Dr.K.K.Radha                2008 – 2009
34. Smt.K.Lalitha               2009 – 2010
35. Smt.Annamma Jacob           2010 – 2011
36. Dr.P.G.Sushama              2011 – 2012
37. Smt.Valsalakumari           2011 - 2012
38. Smt.Jyoti Nayar             2012 - 2013
39. Sri. Sunny Lokose           2013 - 2013
40. Dr. A.Mary Dorothy          2013 -