Loyola College of Education, Namchi was established in response to the request of Government of Sikkim. This institution is 1st college of Higher Learning in South District, Sikkim and 1st Higher Educational Centre of Teacher Education in the state. The concept of an educational institution like Loyola College of Education in Sikkim was originally conceived by Fr Cherian Padiyara, S. J., and the then Regional Superior of the Darjeeling Jesuits. This vision was subsequently concretized and professionally & aesthetically designed by Mr Kiran Rasaily. Its foundation stone was blessed by Fr Peter Hans Kolvenbach, S. J., the then Superior General of the Society of Jesus on March 03, 1993. The construction of the College building was supervised & got ready for use by June 1994 by Fr Giles Goluckmu, S. J., and the first batch of trainees was admitted in July1994. Significant Achievements of Loyola College of Education, Namchi
Loyola College of Education, Namchi with its cosmopolitan nature at the same time it is national in its character. It is just like a miniature India with the expression of National Integration socially culturally accepting and respecting each other. We get the students from all over India coming from various communities living in complete harmony, understanding and mutual respect. Students are encouraged to develop a family spirit, a wholeness with the term Loyolites and Loyola Family. The College has MoUs institutions of national/ regional/local importance/other universities/ industries/corporate houses etc. The MoUs have contributed in enhancing the quality and output of teaching-learning, research and development activities of the College. Awards and Recognition Received Loyola College of Education, Namchi has been awarded: (1) The Winners Certificate and Trophy for the brilliant performance in Skit Competition as part of Digital India Workshop held at Sikkim University by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, National e- Governance Division, Government of India on 10.09.2016 (2) The Certificate of Appreciation in the district level competition of Point- Counter organized by Rural Management & Development Department, government of Sikkim as a part of the National Sanitation Campaign held between 25th September-31st October 2015. (3) The Certificate of Appreciation from the “We Care” Family (NGO), District Administrative Centre and Namchi Municipal Council for the efforts in the participation in Swacha Bharat Abhiyan Awareness Programme-2016. (4) The Certificate of Appreciation for organizing the Voluntary Blood Donation Camp by Blood Bank District Hospital Namchi, South Sikkim on 02.08.2016. (5) The Certificate of Appreciation for participation in Slogan Writing Competition and standing on 3rd position by Voluntary Blood Donors’ Association of Sikkim (VBDAS) and District Blood Bank, Namchi, South Sikkim on 1st October, 2016. (6) The Certificate of Appreciation for the promotion of Talents and Culture by performing Hindi Semi Classical Dance on Namchi Mahotsav held from 21st to 23rd October 2016 at Namchi Central Park, South Sikkim.