About The Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College For Women
Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College for Women, affiliated to Alagappa University, Karaikudi, is situated in the most educationally and industrially backward town of Kilakarai, Ramanathapuram District. The college was founded in 1988 by Alhaj Dr B S Abdur Rahman Sahib sponsored by the Seethakathi Trust, Chennai which has established various educational institutions par excellence.
The Trust has been named after one of the greatest selfless benefactors of mankind, Seethakathi who lived in the 17th Century. He was a Merchant Prince and a great philanthropist born in Kilakarai. This college has been named after our founder's sister Mrs. Thassim Beevi and her husband Janab Abdul Kader. She and her husband died in an accident on 24th January 1977 while returning after attending the school day function at the Crescent Residential School, Chennai. Mrs. Thassim Beevi was a very enthusiastic lady who was interested in the higher education for women.
The college was started with a sole aim of imparting higher education to all women of this locale, especially to the women of the minority community whose pitiable educational condition provoked our Founder. It has been a boon to women, especially to Muslim community, for whom higher education was unreachable. Now that the college has completed its 20 years of dedicated educational service, many women have now passed through the portals of this institution with flying colours.
The College has been fulfilling the norms and guidelines of the University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the State Government of Tamil Nadu and affiliated to Alagappa University, Karaikudi. The college has been recognized by UGC under 2f and 12(B) Act of 1956 to receive financial assistance from UGC and from other Central Resources.
The College has received the Best College Award from the Department of Youth Welfare Fora, Madurai Kamaraj University for students' services for the three academic years (2000-2001, 2001 - 2002 and 2002-2003). The College has added yet another feather to its cap by being nationally accredited with B+ Grade and it has been attained the status of autonomy from the academic year 2005-06. The college which was started with the strength of just 65 students and a total of 11 staff members has grown steadily and at present it has 1500 students enrolled in various disciplines of Arts and Sciences, both at the under-graduate and post-graduate levels, with 95 members of teaching staff along with 45 members of non-teaching staff and with 5 Technical staff.
Realizing the growth of science and technology in modern times and need of Computers in our day-today life, the college offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Arts, Humanities and Sciences to meet out the challenging demands of the placement sectors. The college is extending its services to downtrodden community through "Centre for Community Development and Social Action" named after the philanthropist Seethakathi. The Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College For Women, strives to reach the star of excellence not only in academic pursuits but also in every aspect of human struggle to achieve perfection. It also endeavours to overcome the incidental limitations and hurdles through hardwork and dedication in pursuit of perfection. It also brings intellectual work and a culture of mental and physical discipline. The Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College for Women, affliated to Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai situated at Kilakarai, Ramanathapuram District, is one of the most backward areas in Tamilnadu. This College is sponsored by the Seethakathi Trust, which had already won the reputation of running schools par excellence at Vandalur, Chennai, for boys and at Nagore, Madurai, Nungambakkam, Chennai for girls and an esteemed Crescent Engineering College, Chennai. The long-felt need of the people in this remote area is fulfilled by the establishment of this College. This College was inaugurated on 29th July 1988. It started functioning with a stength of 65 students, 11 staff members and a Principal from 4th August 1988. For the past 11 years the strength of the college has been constantly increasing and during the present year 1999-2000 there are 674students, 48 members of teaching staff and 53 members of non-teaching staff. The Governing body of the Trust are eminent personalities in various walks of life such as education, research, industry, business and administration. The trust has dedicated itself to promote education of all types and forms among all sections of the people especially backward and the minority communities and thus rendering Yeoman service in the field of education.
Kilakarai - 623 517,
21st to 23rd September 2012
Kilakarai, Tamilnadu, India
The conference aims at bringing together teachers of English Literature and authors to discuss the new trends in literary writings and criticism as well as the new approaches to the teaching of literature.
Organized by: ELTAI Literature SIG and TBAK College
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 31st May 2012
THASSIM BEEVI ABDUL KADER COLLEGE FOR WOMEN
KILAKARAI -RAMANATHAPURAM - TAMILNADU, INDIA.
[Autonomous and Re-accredited]
(Affiliated to Alagappa University, Karaikudi)
Sep 21, 2012
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