Holycross College Nagercoil



  • To develop entrepreneurship among the students and to enhance their skills for seeking suitable employment.
  • To empower the students to acquire the knowledge, skills, information and attitudes to understand and positively enhance their own life career development.
  • To give information about the career opportunities and facilitate them to appear for various competitive examination.
  • Placement assistance through campus interviews.
  • To conduct certificate courses for self employment

The entrepreneurship and placement cell of our college has been started functioning in the year 2002. To accomplish the above said objectives, orientation and awareness programme have been conducted by eminent persons from various organizations, at national level on personality development, soft skill training, and career opportunities. Coaching classes for various competitive examinations have been conducted to equip the students to enter into services. Over all, this committee concentrates on the welfare of the students by exposing them to platforms to reveal their skills and to face life-challenges.


Retrieving retiree services to tackle latent crunch


  • To stay in touch with our living legends
  • To honour their valuable service by involving them in academic endeavours
  • Roping them in to tackle talent crunch.


  • Date of inception 13.12.2010
  • Greeting cards sent during Christmas and New Year.

Retired Staff members are invited for

  • Holy Cross Feast celebration.
  • As Judges for Fine Arts Week Competitions.
  • Christmas celebration
  • Special cover release function in connection with Golden Jubilee.
  • As resource persons for competitive examinations.
  • For the Golden Jubilee celebration.
  • Any important occasions / events / seminar / conference in the department / institution.

We stay committed and connected

  • All functions and important celebrations graced by their precious presence
  • Involving them in guest lectures, certificate courses, etc.,.
  • Retirees as resource persons for competitive examinations and judge for competitions
  • Christmas bash with retirees, retirement get togethers and picnics

The campus keep wafting the fragrance of their contributors, that float in the ether as vibrations!

Holy Cross Academy was established in the year 2008- 09 to offer job oriented courses for the students of Holy Cross College (Autonomous), Nagercoil. The courses are tailored to suit the needs of the students and are in tune with the goals of our college.

The following courses offered also enhance their employability skills:

  • Spoken Hindi
  • Artificial bouquet making
  • Computer Hardware
  • DTP
  • Glass painting
  • Canvas painting
  • Hair Dressing and Bridal make up
  • Hand embroidery
  • Handicraft
  • Jewel making
  • Karate
  • Poster painting
  • Poster shading
  • Saree painting
  • Tailoring and Western Music.

Journalism and Mass Media is funded by the UGC, and it is made mandatory for students of English Literature.

From these courses students acquire different skills and develop knowledge. This is a golden opportunity for the students to learn and earn in a short period with minimum investment.

Holycross College Nagercoil