Home » About College
St. John’s College of Education is the first Co-Educational training College which is started in 2009 after the bifurcation of Diocese of Tirunelveli. “Joyfully Enrich, Enhance and Enlighten” is our College Motto.
As a Christian Minority Institution the primary aim of this institution is to train the budding youth teacher-trainers in Christian values and principles with the love of wisdom and knowledge and a broad vision of national development into committed teachers. The ultimate aim of this institution is to mould the Teacher-trainees for the greater mission of social change and the cause of social justice.
The College is situated in pleasant and natural surroundings. The College will admit boys and girls without any discretion of caste or creed. All the students are expected to learn joyfully and get themselves enlightened and enriched in order to enlighten and enrich the society.
We would like to mention here with pride the Memorandum Of Understanding signed between our college and Bishop Grosseteste University, London, United kingdom on December 2011 that would pave the way for promoting academic, cultural links and also research projects.
Our Academic performance
As we step into the Eleventh academic year of our college, looking back with profound gratitude, we offer Praise, Glory and Honour to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ for the manifold blessings showered upon our College right from its inception in the year 2009.
St. John’s College of Education, Palayamkottai is an additional feather to the cap of the TDTA, that was approved by National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi in the year 2008 and affiliated to Tamil Nadu Teacher Education University, Chennai in the year 2009. Owing to the tireless and dauntless endeavours of our revered former Bishop the Rt.Rev.Dr.S. Jeyapaul David, the dream of starting a Co-Educational College of Education in the heart of the town became a reality. Now under the patronage and chairmanship of our revered Bishop in Tirunelveli, the Rt. Rev. Dr. J. J. Christdoss, our College is marching towards the goal of attaining the ultimate objective of producing competent and dedicated teachers who will serve as agents of social change as they emerge from our College, imbibed with moral, spiritual and eternal values.
As our College Motto suggests, “Joyfully Enrich, Enhance and Enlighten”, under the able guidance and meticulous care and concern of the felicitous faculty, our student-teachers are trained to be well-equipped to encounter challenges in life with confidence and courage and become full-fledged teachers with zest for life. Within its very short span, our College has proved to be an excellent abode of knowledge and wisdom catering to the needs of all, irrespective of caste, creed and religion. In its very maiden attempt our College could obtain an appreciable percentage of passes in the University Examination, as mentioned below.
|Academic Year||No. of Students|
|Total||Appeared||Passed||First Class with Distinction||First Class||Second Class|
At this juncture, we would like to mention here with pride the MOU signed between our College and Bishop Grosseteste University, UK that would pave the way for promoting academic and cultural links and also research projects.A team of students and staff members from Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln visit our Diocese on exchange programme every year and they visit our college, observe the classes and interact with the students and the staff paving the way for academic enrichment. A team of six members including our Principal Dr. S. Chandrasekaran had the privilege of visiting Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, U.K from 30.05.2013 to 10.06.2013 bringing back home cherished moments of wonder, joy and fellowship that will go a long way to enhance the respective Institutions academically, ethically and spiritually.
Our students are given ample opportunities to participate in contests and competitions at the regional and state levels not only in Games and Sports but also in other co-curricular activities. Our students participate in various inter-collegiate competitions in Games & Sports and other co- curricular activities and bring laurels to our College.
Last year, we conducted two Seminars, one at the State Level and the other at the National level and an English Workshop at the Stat level that proved to be enriching programmes for quality improvement.
The small beginning will no doubt attain perfection in all its spheres and keeping pace with the latest trends in Education, we keep marching towards progress and prosperity with the Divine Grace and Amazing love of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
To attain the objectives of providing the trainees with,
To attain our vision, we strive to,
CONDUCT / RULES OF THE COLLEGE :