Holycross College Nagercoil


Board of Studies

  • Head of the Department concerned (Chairman).
  • The entire faculty of each specialization.
  • Two subject experts from outside the Parent University to be nominated by the Academic Council.
  • One expert to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor from a panel of six recommended by the college principal.
  • One representative from industry/corporate sector/allied area relating to placement.
  • One postgraduate meritorious alumnus to be nominated by the principal.


The Chairman, Board of Studies, may with the approval of the principal of the college, co-opt:
  • Experts from outside the college whenever special courses of studies are to be formulated.
  • Other members of staff of the same faculty.


Term: The term of the nominated members shall be three years.

Meetings: The Board of Studies shall meet at least twice a year.



The Board of Studies of a Department in the college shall:

  • Prepare syllabi for various courses keeping in view the objectives of the college, interest of the stakeholders and national requirement for consideration and approval of the Academic Council
  • suggest methodologies for innovative teaching and evaluation techniques
  • suggest panel of names to the Academic Council for appointment of examiners; and
  • coordinate research, teaching, extension and other academic activities in the department/college.
Holycross College Nagercoil