Our Institution

Idhaya College for Women is one of the prestigious institutions run by the Franciscan Sister of the Immaculate Heart of Mary , Congregation Pondicherry. The College was established in the jubilee year 2000. It has a good number of students about 3250, pursing 10 Under Graduate, 8 Post Graduate, 8 Research Programs & Ph.D in Tamil respectively. The College aims at training young women to be leaders in all walks of life and serve their fellow men in justice, truth and love.

The College is affliated to the Bharathidasan University and located in the pilgrim city of Kumbakonam.

Accreditation : Science /Arts Programs as per UGC norms.

Students : 3250 Students

Faculty : 95 Teaching faculty-40% with Doctorate degree -20% registered and working towards a Doctorate degree, 45 supporting staff.

Programs:BBA,BCA,BA(English&Tamil)B.Com,B.Sc,(CS,IT,Phusics,Maths,Microbiology)M.A(English,Tamil)M.Sc,(CS,Physics,Maths,Microbiology) M.B.A,M.Com,M.Phil(English,Tamil,Physics,Microbiology,Commerce,CS,Maths,Management)Ph.D in Tamil

College Vision

The Laudable and noble vision of IDHAYA is to provide a learning environment in which, staff and students can discover, examine critically, preserve and transmit the knowledge, wisdom and values that will improve the quality of life of all.

College Mission

To accomplish the vision Idhaya will be commited to transform lives through the following objectives
a. To achieve leadership in each discipline
b.To Strengthen cultural understanding.
c.To offer an environment that emphasizes teaching excellence and meets the educational and personal needs of the students.
d.To serve the needs of women, minority, disadvantaged, disabled and non-traditional students.


The college is situated near the railway station and the Bus-stand where relevant transport facilities are available. The climate of the town is very moderate and favourable to the students at all circumstances. A good hostel facility with hygienic food and fresh air accommodation is available. The fresh air, sweet medicated water and vast area make the campus very healthy. The serene area provides a conductive atmosphere for the students to concentrate on their studies. The existing building consists of Administrative Block, Computer Block, Lingual Block, Library Block, Conference Hall, Hostel Blocks, Amenities Block, and Canteen for the students and staff members of the college.

The total building blithe area is 13 sq feet. This great temple of higher learning has produced a number of Academicians, Educationists, Scientists, Administrators, Intellectuals, Social Workers, Computer Professionals and others of national and international repute.