Institutional Distinctiveness

Emerald Heights college for women is a pioneer institution started with the prime objective of catering to the educational requirements of the poor and Nilgiri Tribes.  Since its inception the institution is engaged in the noble task of imparting quality higher education of the Nilgiris women.  The college aims at the holistic development of the students to engage in a whole range of curricular, co -curricular and extracurricular activities. 

The college has a large number of clubs functioning on the campus which provide the students the much needed skill quotient for their growth.  Various departmental clubs aims excellence and relevance in education through development with focus on emerging areas, training aimed at professional competency, computer skills, communicative skills,career preparation, creativity and adaptability to change, promotion of advanced studies.

A part from the academic activities, college conducts awareness campaign, personality development and service orientation programme etc to instill leadership qualities, human values and team spirit in the minds of the students.

Our college has wide range of extension activities and extracurricular activities like NSS, YRC, RRC, Students Welfare Cell, Placement cell, Citizen consumer club, etc. Our NSS has served excellently over the years for the benefit of the society in general and rural community in particular, covering many villagers in and around Ooty, trying to make them self-sufficient, clean and green. Our volunteers have been able to create social awareness for the development of our country and opportunities have been provided for the development of leadership qualities and personality development. Student’s welfare Cell and Placement Cell of our college gives continuous counseling to the students and as what they may do after graduation and coaching class for TNPSC group exams are conducted with the help of employment office, Ooty. As a useful dimension of the placement cell, our college has been permitting in campus and off campus interviews conducted by various companies and Institutions. Many talented students have benefited from this unique opportunity.

As a permanent feature of our college this would certainly continue to benefit the students. The staff and management expect every student of the Institutions to live up to the motto of the college “RISE AND SHINE”.