The College Union is an elected body of the students of the College for the promotion of the practice of democracy and leadership qualities among the students of the College. The College Union consits of a Chairman, a Vice Chairman, a General Secretary, a Joint Secretary, a Fine Arts Secretary, a Magazine Editor, a General Captain and two University Union Councillors elected by the students for every academic year. The union functions under the guidance of a Staff Adviser appointed by the Principal.
National Cadets Corps
The N.C.C. Unit of St. Thomas' College, is the 1st Company under the 23 (K) Battalion of Thrissur. It was started in the year 1958. The total strength of the company is 160 Cadets. This Unit has secured the Kerala State Education Minister's Award for being the Best College NCC Unit in the Kerala and Lakshadweep Directorate. The motto of N.C.C. is Unity and Discipline. Many of the N.C.C cadets of this Company have participated in the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi and in various National and Regional camps. Some of them have secured the best cadets award. Only those students with 75 % of attendance for every year will be allowed to participate in the Camps and other activities of the NCC. The benefits for the same as per the University rules regarding NCC cadets will be given only to such students.
Associate N.C.C. Officer: Capt. Jenson P.O., Dept.of Statistics.
National Service Scheme
The National Service Scheme unit of this College was started in 1969 and functions under the Human Resource Deveopment Ministry of India. The objective of NSS is to create social awareness among the students and the all round development of their personality. The N.S.S. Unit of this College conducts regular and special camps, awareness classes, demonstrations, personality development programmes etc. for the volunteers. Blood donation to the needy and required patients is a laudable activity of the N.S.S. There are two NSS units in this College ( Unit 42 and 144). The volunteer strength of each unit is 100. The St. Thomas' NSS Unit has been twice acclaimed as the best N.S.S. Unit of the University of Calicut in 1989 - 1990 and 1990 - 1991.Only those students with 75 % of attendance for every year will be allowed to participate in the Ten Day Camps and other activities of the NSS. The benefits for the same as per the University rules regarding NSS volunteers will be given only to such students.
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The Tourism Club, founded in 2002, aims at the creation of proper awareness about tourism among the youth. The objectives of the Club are the generation of public attention towards tourism, creation of awareness about the socio-economic relevance of tourism, encouragement of travel mentality, promotion of national integration and the identification of potential tourism spots in Thrissur District. The club functions with the financial assistance provided by the Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala. As per the guidelines of the Department of Tourism, the membership is limited to 50 students.
A I C U F
AICUF is an international organisation aiming at the holistic development of the student community based on the Evangelical and Christian values, considering the social requirements of the day. The AICUF unit of St. Thomas' College was started in 1939. Every year AICUF conducts various awareness classes, exposure programmes, medical camps, leadership training, demonstrations etc. The AICUFers promote the ideals of social justice, religious tolerance and communal harmony. The St. Thomas' unit has also published two souvenirs, in 1991 and 2000, in order to commemorate the commencement and conclusion of the great Jubliee Celebrations, respectively.
Adviser : Rev. Fr. matrin Kolombrath, Bursar
St. Thomas' Nature Club
In order to inculcate among the students the need for conservation and preservation of nature, a nature club has been functioning in the College. The club organises nature study camps, treckings, visits to forests, and conducts essay and quiz competitions to propagate the messsage among the students.
Parent - Teacher Association
The Parents Association was formed on the 11th of May 1983. As per the direction of the G.O., (MS) No : 133/90/H Edn. dt. 16-9-1990, the name of the Association was reconstituted as Parent-Teacher Association. The chief objective of the Association is to help the Principal in maintaining the general discipline in the college and in looking after the welfare of the students. It is desired that the parents / guardians of all the students become members of Association.
Old Students' Association
Objectives of the Association
1. To provide opportunities for the Old Boys of St. Thomas' College, Trichur to come into contact with their Alma Mater and with one another.
2. To co-operate with the management for further growth and expansion of the College.
3. To collect funds for instituting merit scholarships for the College. Membership in the Association is of the following three classes.
a) Old Boys of the College who pay an amount of Rs. 500/- shall be Patron member and shall have all the privileges of the members of the association for their life time without any additional subscription.
b) Old Boys of the College who pay an amount of Rs. 100/- shall be life members and shall have all the privileges of the association for their life time without any additional subscription.
c)Old Boys of the College who pay an annual subscription of Rs. 25/- shall be ordinary members of the association.
Co-operative Society (No: R 471)
The Co-operative Society, organized on principles of co-operation and self-help, owns and operates a book-stall in the campus. It also deals in stationeries to cater to the requirements of the students.
Secretary : M.P. Paulson, Department of Commerce
Association of Retired Staff
The Association of the Retired Staff of the St. Thomas College, Thrissur, is the first organisation of its kind in Kerala. It was as a result of the initiative taken by a few former teachers of the institution that the Association of the Retired staff, teaching and non-teaching, came into being on 10-4-1999. The organisation is mainly intended to provide persons, who have worked long under the same roof, with the opportunity of meeting twice or thrice a year for chit-chat and the maintenance of the relationship among them. The other objectives are to extend necessary help to the members in times of distress and to co-operate with the management of the College for its smooth running and further expansion. At present the Association has 120 members. Mar Jacob Thoomkuzhy, Archbishop of Thrissur, formally inaugurated the Association on 23rd August, 2000. On the same day a Directory of the members was released by Rt. Rev. James Pazhayattil, Bishop of Irinjalakuda.
Secretary: Prof. N. T. Natarajan