The enlightened public of Kanhangad and Nileshwar resolved to honor the memory of Jawaharlal Nehru by setting up a trust known as Nehru Memorial Education Society in 1966 under the distinguished presidentship of late C.K.Nair. The society established Nehru Arts & Science College, Kanhangad affiliated to the University of Calicut in 1968.
Now the college is affiliated to Kannur University and offers nine degree courses, four Post graduate degree courses, one diploma course and Ph.D Programme in Statistics. Nehru Arts & Science College, Kanhangad is a premier institution of Kasargode District.
The college maintains an atmosphere best suited for the achievement of its objectives. Ours is one of the most peaceful campuses in the whole of the state and the atmosphere is conducive to serious teaching/learning. The performance of the college in various fields bears ample testimony to this fact and we are second to none, be it university examination results or performance in arts and sports. Management of the college lies in the hands of a dedicated team which makes pursuance of the lofty ideals of the institution all the more easy.
Hostel facility for girls