Hostel

Boy's Hostel

Name of the Hostel
St. Paul’s Hall
Year of Establishment
1957
Campus area
Ca. 1830 Sq.m
Address
St. Paul’s Hall, St John’s College, Palayamkottai – 627002, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.

Brief Historical Account

St. Paul’s Hall is the men’s hostel run by the management of St. John’s College, Palayamkottai. The hostel was built during the tenure of Prof. J. Vedasironmani in 1957 with UGC assistance.

Hostel Administrative Staff

  • Rt. Rev. Dr. J. J. Christdoss, Bishop in Tirunelveli, Secretary of St John’s College
  • Dr. S. John Kennady Vethanathan, Principal, Chief Warden
  • Dr. Daniel David Annaraj, Bursar
  • Mr. N. Edwin Joshua, Warden

Students Office Bearers

  • General Secretary
  • Prayer Secretary
  • Sports Secretary
  • Mess Secretary
  • Audio Secretary
  • Visual Secretary

Hostel Fees and Deposits

St. Paul’s Hostel fee for one Academic year – Rs. 13,500

Executive Summary

St. Paul’s Hall has crossed 50 years. It is a confluence of UG & PG Students from St. John’s College. There are 135 Rooms in the hostel which includes Sub warden’s room, TV room, store room. All the rooms are self- contained. The total capacity of men’s hostel is 123 Students. At present there are 80 students in the hostel. There is a RO Plant for water purification in the hostel. The hostel has one color TV for recreation.

The hostel is also provided with two UPS. Mess is attached (vegetarian & non vegetarian) within the men’s hostel. And it is on dividing system. The hostel has provision for indoor games like Chess and Carom and outdoor games like Cricket and Volley Ball. For many students, it is a nurturing ground to exhibit their talents and engage themselves in creative activities.

Vision

To provide an abode of ideal ambience through happy housing, nutritious nourishment, caring and counseling, to prepare the youth to carve out their careers.

Mission

  • To mould students to be morally upright, socially committed and spiritually inspired, by Christian principles, to be responsible citizens of India and the world.
  • To enable students realize their full potential in academic, cultural and sporting pursuits.
  • To empower students to be good leaders who will spread the light of
    knowledge, harmony and equality in all spheres of life.

Objectives

  • To create a totally peaceful, homely and disciplined atmosphere
  • To provide ample facilities to enable students to utilize avenue for being molded into a complete person.

Structure (Annexure 1)

  • St. Paul’s Hostel has 123 Rooms.
  • Each room can accommodate only one student
  • Prayer Hall is inside the Hostel.
  • Another common hall is used as TV Room.
  • One room is used as sub warden’s room.
  • A dining hall, a room for Gym, and a store room.

Governance

  • Spacious, pollution free and calm atmosphere
  • 24 hours supply of municipal water
  • Reasonable rate of mess and accommodation
  • Special care to each and every individual.
  • Balanced diet

Management

St. Paul’s Hall is run by the management of St. John’s College, Palayamkottai.The management is lending its hand in all possible ways to develop the infrastructure and also meet the needs of each and every individual.

Strategy

  • Educational Development
  • Personality Development
  • Skill Development
  • Character Building

Achievements

  • Holistic Development
  • Educational Development
  • Skill Development
  • Technical Development
  • Leadership Quality
  • Time Management

Performance

  • Quality Improvement
  • Personality Development
  • Skill Development

Priority

  • Caring
  • Educational Development
  • Discipline
  • Motivation

Regular Activities of the Hostel

Break fast

07.00 am – 7.45 am

Lunch

12.00 pm – 1.45 am

Dinner

07.00 pm – 7.45 pm

Prayer & Service

07.17 pm – 8.00 pm

Study Hours

08.00 pm – 10.00 pm

      Except Saturdays

 

Value Based Education

Day

Time

Kinds

Name & Ministry

Monday

7.15pm – 8.00pm

Evening Prayer

Mr. Paul Ponraj, TDYA

Tuesday

7.15pm – 8.00pm

Evening Prayer

Mr. Jeba Raj,  EU

Wednesday

7.15pm – 8.00pm

Evening Prayer

Mr. Kumar,  ICCC

6.00pm – 7.00pm

Bible Study

Mr. Abiya, Assistant Prof. SJC

7.15pm – 8.00pm

Evening Prayer

Mr. Kumar,  ICCC

10.00pm

Special Prayer

Student Leaders of Prayer Cell

Thursday

6.00pm – 7.00pm

Bible Study

Mr. Daniel

7.15pm – 8.00pm

Evening Prayer

Mr. Daniel Chellaiyah, YFC

Friday

7.15pm – 8.30pm

Evening Prayer

Student Leaders of Prayer Cell

Sunday

7.15pm – 8.30pm

Evening Prayer

Student Leaders of Prayer Cell

 

Television

Students can watch T.V in their leisure hours

Audio

Devotional songs are played over the loud speakers every morning from 6 to 7 am and in the evening from 5 to 6 pm,

Games

            Playing game is compulsory. Morning time for Shift II Students and Evening time for Shift I Students. The hostel has provision for indoor games like Chess and Carom and outdoor games like Cricket and Volley Ball.

Cultural Programmes

            Various sports competitions conducted for students.

Service to the Community

  1. Giving accommodation
  2. Personality and Character development
  3. Molding them into a citizen who can face tomorrow world.

Reflection and Highlights

  • Food Standardization and quality
  • Increase in their academic performance
  • Cleanliness and hygiene improvement
  • Quality improvement
  • Improvement in responsibility
  • Frugality values

Budget

            Menu list          (Annexure 3)

            Mess Rate for the year (Annexure 4)

Programmes planned for the future include the following

  1. Training Programme for developing artistic talents and other skills.
  2. Seminar on Health Problems
  3. Social Service Programmes
  4. Leadership Skills
  5. Personal Laws

Future Plans

  • Modernization of kitchen in the hostel
  • Modernization of dining hall
  • Laying of Tar Road in the hostel campus
  • Auditorium

Achievements

  • Holistic Development
  • Educational Development
  • Skill Development
  • Technical Development
  • Leadership Quality
  • Time Management

Lady's Hostel

Name of the Hostel

Sharon Hostel

Year of Establishment
August 1973
Campus area
Ca. 1830 Sq.m
Address

Sharon Hostel, St. Johns College, Palayamkottai- 627002, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.

Hostel office number
9659613121

Brief Historical Account

Sharon hostel is the women’s hostel run by the management of St. Johns College, Palayamkottai. It was established in 1973 after the post graduate courses (Co – Education) in Mathematics and English Lit were started in St. Johns College. The Sharon Hostel comprises the buildings the Sharon, the newly constructed Rebekah hostel, the Dammers Bungalow, Principal’s quarters and 5 staff quarters numbered  2 B, 2 C , 2 D, and 2 F 

Timeline

1973

Ground floor of Sharon Hostel (with UGC assistance)

1978

Total renovation of Dammer’s hall

1991

First floor of Sharon hostel (with UGC assistance)

2001

Second floor of Sharon hostel (with UGC assistance)

2015

Rebekah hostel (with UGC assistance)

 

 

Hostel administrative staff

 

S. No

Name of the administrative Staff

1

Rt. Rev. Dr, J. J. Christdoss, Bishop in Tirunelveli, Secretary of St. Johns College

2

Dr. S. John Kennady Vethanathan, Principal – Chief – Warden

3

Dr. Daniel David Annaraj, Bursar

4

Dr. (Ms.) R. Selvakumari, Warden

5

Ms. Jenifa, Sub- Warden

6

Ms. Saraswathy, Sub- Warden

 

STUDENTS OFFICE BEARERS

  • General Secretary
  • Prayer Secretary
  • Sports Secretary
  • Mess Secretary
  • Audio Secretary
  • Visual Secretary.

 HOSTEL FEES AND DEPOSITS

S. No

Particulars

Amount

1.

Sharon Hostel Fee for one Academic Year

Rs. 12,500

2.

Rebekah  Hostel Fee for one Academic Year

Rs. 14, 000

3.

Hostel Deposits for the both the hostels

Rs. 1000

 

Executive Summary:

          Sharon hostel has crossed 46 successful years from its inception in 1971. The Sharon hostel is a confluence of students from four different institutions in and outside the campus viz. St. Johns College, St. Xavier’s College, St. Johns college of Education and St. Xaviers College of education. It is also a temple of dwelling and learning place for life through quality education. For many students, it is a nurturing ground to exhibit their talents and engage themselves in creative activities. Sharon hostel creates an excellent ambience for the rural students and economically poor students to excel in their academics. There are 53 rooms in the hostel which includes one warden’s residence room and two sub warden’s room. All the rooms are self contained. The total capacity of Girls hostel is 150 students. At present there are 108 students in the hostel. There is one RO plant for water purification in the hostel. One refrigerator for preservation of foods and vegetables, and a Color TV for recreation. The hostel is also provided with 3 UPS.  Mess is attached (vegetarian and non vegetarian) within the girls hostel. Mess is on dividing system. The hostel has provision for indoor games like chess and carom and outdoor games like badminton, tennikoits, volley ball and throw balls. Arrangements are made to make our students learn type writing (Lower, Higher in English and Tamil and Short hand), tailoring and music in the campus itself. Though students from various institutions live together under one roof they live as a family.

Vision

          To provide an abode of ideal ambience through happy housing, nutritious nourishment, and caring counseling to prepare the youth to carve out their careers.

Mission

Is to educate young women and equip them to excel in their studies along with good characters and enabling them to surge over various crises in life, management of family and finance.

Objectives

  1. To create a totally peaceful, homely and disciplined atmosphere which can provide the student,
    * Care like a mother
    * Discipline like a father
               * Safety like a brother
               * Love like a sister
  2. To provide ample facilities to enable students to utilize every avenue for being molded into a complete person

Structure (Annexure 1)

The Sharon Hostel comprises 32 rooms. Out of 32 one common hall is being used as recreation room and another common hall is being used as study room. One single room is used as sub warden’s room.

The Dammer’s Bungalow consists of 6 rooms excluding kitchen. One room is used as visitors room. Another 5 rooms are used as for type writing, gym, tailoring, music and a dining hall.

          Rebekah hostel has 22 rooms. Of the 22 rooms, one is office room, one is warden’s residential room one is for Wi- Fi and one is sick room. Remaining 18 rooms for the student’s accommodation.

Number of students per room:

          Double room facilities are made available at Sharon Hostel. In Rebekah hostel each room can accommodate 4 students.

Governance

  1. Spacious, pollution free and calm atmosphere
  2. 24 hours supply of municipal water
  3. Well disciplined
  4. Special care to each and every individual
  5. Balanced diet
  6. Reasonable rate of mess and accommodation

Management:

     The hostel is run by the management of St. Johns college, Palayamkottai. The management is lending its hand in all possible ways to develop the infrastructure and also meet the needs of each and every individual.   

Strategy:

  1. Educational development
  2. Personality Development
  3. Skill development
  4. Character building

Activities : (Annexure 2)

Achievements

  1. Holistic development
  2. Educational Development
  3. Skill development
  4. Technical development
  5. Leadership quality
  6. Time management

Performance

  1. Quality improvement
  2. Personality development
  3. Skill development

Professional and non academic development

  1. Typing

Year

Class

Appeard for exam

Passed

2013

English Junior

English Senior

Tamil Junior

Tamil Senior

 

10

06

04

03

07

04

03

01

2014

English Junior

English Senior

Tamil Junior

Tamil Senior

 

13

05

04

02

09

03

03

2015

English Junior

English Senior

Tamil Junior

Tamil Senior

 

08

06

02

06

03

2016

English Junior

English Senior

Tamil Junior

Tamil Senior

 

10

07

03

03

08

04

03

03

 

  1. Tailoring
  2. Music: Key Board
  3. Computer and internet facility (Wi- Fi)(e-books, Inflibnet & e- resources for their curriculum development)

Priority

  1. Caring
  2. Educational development
  3. Discipline
  4. Motivation

 

Regular activities of the hostel:

Mess Time: Breakfast is served between 7 and 7. 45 am, Lunch is between 12 to 1. 45 pm and dinner is between 7. 15 and 7. 45 pm

Study Hours: 8 to 10 pm except Sundays

Prayers: 6 to 6. 30 am, 5 to 6 pm and 7 pm general prayer followed by attendance

Value based education:

Days

Staff members

Monday (5 to 6 pm)

Dr. Pauline, Prof in English, Sathakathulla appa college

Tuesday (5 to 6 pm)

Prof. Vijaya, (Retd)

Wednesday (5 to 6 pm)

Mrs. Kiruba Victor

Thursday (5 to 6 pm)

Pro. T. Karunakaran, Retd Prof. of English, St. Johns College

Friday (5 to 6 pm)

Mrs. Jeyanthi, TDYA

Saturday (5 to 6 pm)

Film Show

 

Audio;

Devotional songs are played over the loud speakers every morning from 6 to 7 am and in the evening from 5 to 6 pm,

Television:  

7 to 7. 30 pm daily and on Sundays 3 to 7 pm

Games:

          Playing games is compulsory. 7 to 8 am for Shift II students and 4 to 5 pm for Shift I students. Those who have not interested in playing at least they should walk. The hostel has provision for indoor games like Chess and carom and outdoor games like Badminton, Throw ball, Volley ball, and TenniKoit.

Cultural programmes

          Various competitions such as singing, Quiz, essay writing, Kavithaai and Rangoli are conducted every year to bring out the latent talents of the students

Awareness programmes

  1. General counseling- Dr. Pauline and Mrs. Beulah
  2. Premarital counseling for the final year students- Dr. Pauline
  3. Health counseling – Dr. Jeeva and Dr. Juliet
  4. Aids awareness – Mrs. Beulah

Service to the college:

  1. Giving accommodation
  2. Personality and character development.
  3. Molding them into a citizen who can face tomorrows world

Service to the community:

  1. Our women students visit home for orphanage and giving them their love and comfort.

Reflection and Highlights

  1. Food standardization and quality
  2. Increase in their academic performance
  3. Cleanliness and hygiene improvement
  4. Quality improvement
  5. Improvement in responsibility
  6. Frugality values

 

Budget

          List of Menu (Annexure 3)

          Mess rate for the year (Annexure 4)

Programmes planned for the future include the following

  1. Training programme for developing artistic talents and other skills
  2. Home management programme
  3. Career guidance for the girl’s students.
  4. Seminar on Health problems.
  5. Social Service programmes.
  6. Leadership skills
  7. Personal laws.

Future plans

  1. Modernization of kitchen in the hostel
  2. Modernization of dining hall
  3. Laying of Tar Road in the hostel Campus

Auditorium