History of the college
The Mandradiar family, popularly known as Palayakottai Pattakkarar family, which is notable for its commercial and philanthropic activities, is revered by one and all throughout Erode District of Tamilnadu for generations together. The present Mandradiar family, in its quest for entering new arenas of social activities to serve the public, decided to start educational institutions in 2002 and constituted Shivparvathi Mandradiar Educational Trust.
This trust established Shivparvathi Mandradiar Teacher Training Institute (D.T.E) and Shivparvathi Mandradiar College of Education (B.Ed.) an they started functioning from the academic year 2004-05, which cater to the needs of the prospective candidates to get D.T.E. and B.Ed. Degree respectively and serve the general public.
The Shivparvathi Mandradiar Teacher Training Institute had obtained permission from the N.C.T.E. to start the D.T.E. course as per the order of the N.C.T.E. F. TN / 692 / SRO / NCTE / 2003-04 / 1386 dated 25.2.04 and also obtained "No Objection Certificate" from the Govt. of Tamilnadu as per its School Education Department Letter No. 18925 / UI / 2003-04 dated 13.6.2003.
The N.C.T.E. granted its approval for starting the Shivparvathi Mandradiar College of Education in their order F.TN / SEC / SRO / NCTE / 2004-05 / 6983 dated 07.09.2004 - with an intake of 100 students. The College had obtained "No Objection Certifcate" from the Tamilnadu Govt. Order GO (MS) No.56 Dt. 18.02.2005. The College has been affiliated to Bharathiar University - Coimbatore - 641046. as per No.12462 / A1 /2004. Dt.18.03.05. of the University.
Both the institutions are located at Palayakottai, 30 kms.south from Erode and 15 kms. north from Kangayam, on Erode-Kangayam Main Road. They cover an area of more than 8 acres. The college is endowed with excellent infrastructure and a dedicated team of staff to cater to the needs of the student community. The serene beauty of the locality of the institutions may lure anyone to join and the atmosphere is very much conducive for learning. Seperative hostels for men and women are available.
The Shivparvathi Mandradiar College of Education is offering the following optional subjects for its B.Ed. Degree Course.
Optional 1 : 1.Special Tamil, 2.Special English, 3.Mathematics, 4.Physical Sciences, 5.Biological Sciences and 6.History.
Optional 2 : 1.General Tamil and 2.General English.
Electives : Environmental Education