Providence Women’s College is one of the well-known colleges for women in Kerala. The college was founded by the sisters of Apostolic Carmel on 1st July, 1952. The college was establishes with a an aim by Mother Veronica the foundress of the congregation to train young women who had embraced religious life and send them far and wide on vocations of service to the community. This college is known to be the first women’s college of Malabar. The college is registered under the Apostolic Carmel Education Society, S No.4 of 1957, Calicut. The Managing Governing Body includes the Provincial Superior, Educational Secretary, the Principal, the Local Manager; a representative of the management and religious staffs nominated by the Provincial Superior. The College was first affiliated to the Madras University. Later the affiliation was shifted to the Kerala University and University of Calicut successively.

Facts about the college:

Establishment year


University type

Education Society


Dr. (Sr.) Neetha AC

Affiliated to

Kerala University and University of Calicut



Campus strength


Total books in library

49,000 volumes, 90 journals.

Total teaching staff:

Approx. 67

How to reach?

Nearest railway station:4 km ( West Hill Railway Station )

Nearest airport: 28.7 km ( Calicut international airport  )

Nearest bus stop: 350 m ( Policha Peedika Bus Stop )

Total no of classes and labs


Hostel facility:

Yes, approx. 500 rooms.

Total no of computers.

29 approx.

Total no. of Journals ( national and international)


Why to choose?

  • ‘A’ grade college: because of discipline, hard work and honesty of the faculty as well as the students the college was reaccredited by NAAC with 'A' grade in 2011.
  • Top College for women: the college was the first college of Kerala only for women. The college is a gift for the women of Kerala else they had to travel long for choosing women colleges. The college offers many courses in field of arts and science.
  • Dynamic teaching faculty: the college offers many courses and these courses are taught by highly qualified experienced teachers which helps the students in understanding the concepts easily.
  • Since 100 years: the college celebrated its diamond jubilee in 2012. The management of the collage along with the teaching staff is highly experienced therefore they provide high quality knowledge to the students.