N.S.S Arts and Science College, Parakkulam, affiliated to the University of Calicut is a Government aided college situated in the scenic Parakkulam hills, Kappur, Palakkad district. It is the only aided college in the legislative constituency of Thrithala, and is run under the Management of Nair Service Society. The college has endless possibilities of expansion and innovations.

The college was a long cherished dream of the founder of the Nair Service Society Bharatha Kesari Sri. Mannath Padmanabhan. It was formally inaugurated by our General Secretary Sri. G. Sukumaran Nair on 5th October 2016. The college shifted to its permanent building on 5th July 2017 and the inauguration of the building was done by the President of N.S.S., Sri.P.N.Narendranathan Nair.

Presently our college offers three U.G. courses- B.A.English, B.Com and B.Sc.Botany. The college though in its early stages is taking great strides towards academic success. It has already registered success in co-curricular events like Zonal Arts festivals, Sports meets, Intercollegiate competitions etc. The college has active administrative bodies like the IQAC, Planning Board, and College Council along with various student centered Committees and Clubs like the NSS, Placement cell, Women’s Cell, Gender Club etc dedicated to ensuring the all-round development of  its learners.