Montfort Brothers of St.Gabriel

Nirmala Higher Secondary School,Kolathur

A Boon To Kolathur Village

" Nirmala High School" Started in a rural set up because of the keen intersect of the people of Kolathur

Realizing the need for the good high school in 1953.

Nirmala High School,Kolathur (po),Mettur (tk),Salem Dt.

Establishment of Nirmala School

A Local Committee approached the bishop of Salem with a request that he should open a high school in their village.

The bishop of Salem made a urgent calls to Bro.Eleazer.

The provincial superior of the Brothers of St.Gabriel and requested of the Bro.Eleazer being very considerate to the prior sections of the society

Accepting it and as a result Nirmala high school was opened.

Founder Provincial

Bro.Eleazer was the founder provincial.

The Nirmala High School was opened in the year of 1954

First Correspondent Of School

Bro.Antony Fransisco was the first Correspondent & Principal of Nirmala high School.

He was the founder of Nirmala high school

Montfort Brothers at Kolathur


Superior (S) Correspondent(C)& HeadMaster(HM)



Antony (S) (C) Peter (HM)


Antony (S) (C) Robert (HM)


Montfort Mary


Alphons paceco




Raphael Joseph


Antony of padua


John Berchmans


A T Thomas


P L Paul






M P Antony


P L Paul


Xavier Montfort


Thomas Thottiyil


Louis vembliath


George Vazhayil


Thomas Montfort


Sebastin Joseph (HM,C ) Lawrence Joseph (S),


K P Paul (C) (HM)

The Old School Building (1954)

On September 23rd 1954 a new school building was blessed Bro.Antony Fransisco

Bro.Antony Fransisco was the first Headmaster & Correspondent of School.

Nirmala Hostel (1956)

In 1956 Bro.Gabriel & Bro. Benedict joined as staff

Nirmala hostel was opened in 1957.

Respected Corresponndents

Bro.Raphael Joseph was the Head Master & Correspondent from 1965 to 1971.

Though he was a strict disciplinarian

He was most appreciated by the teacher & Students.

In June 1977, Bro P L Paul Succeeded Bro.Dominic savio as Headmaster & Correspondent .

In June 1978,the school was upgraded into a Higher Secondary School.

During his period , the school produced excellent results and the tone of the school was good.

Because the excellent academic results and the

Quality of education,
Co-curricular activities,
Character formation,
Moral &
Spiritual values in Nirmala School.

Silver Jubilee (1979)

Silver Jubilee was celebrated on Oct 10-1979 in a grand scale.

The Present main stage was integrated during the Silver jubilee celebrations .

No of students reached over two thousand and rush for the admission increased.

Bro.George vazhayil

Bro.George vazhayil was the Head master & Correspondent during 1999 to 2000.

He introduced Computer course in the school.

Bro.Thomas Montfort

Bro.Thomas montfort replaced Bro.George V.M in June 2000.

Bro.Sebastin Joseph

Bro.Sebastin Joseph was the Headmaster & correspondent of the school from june 2002 to 2008

Govt Recognition

Permanent Recognition for the Hr.Sec School was obtained in 2002.

Golden Jubilee

Golden Jubilee was celebrated in a grand manner.

It was an extravaganza with eminent,dignitaries,presiding over this auspicious occasion.

Infant Jesus Residential School

Infant Jesus School for the less privileged was opened in 2008 & sixteen children were admitted and supported by main school.

The strength of the school increased to sixty and we started setting fund from government.

Correspondent & Principal (2008-2010..)

Bro.K P Paul

Bro.K P Paul, the successor of Bro.Sebastin Joseph took charge as Head master & Correspondent in June 2008

As he knows the "Fear of God ",discipline, concern for the weak & study habits can be instilled effectively with the help of parents.

He conducted no of parents meetings & teacher meetings & also emphasis "Poverty has nothing to do his hygiene and cleanliness.

So he insists to keep the campus lean, no of ornamental, flower bearing plants and shady trees are planted in the school campus in order to create better environment.

The students too are encouraged to plant more trees and to avoid plastics to save 'mother earth' from Global warming.

Two more stages, cycle shed, additional toilet were built and the main entrance sets a face lift with statue of our lady and St.Montfort the source of our inspiration.

School Activities

NCC (National Cadet Corps)
NSS (National Service Scheme)
Red Cross
Environmental Club
Field Trips

Foot ball

District Winner-2010

Divisional Runner-2010

Basket Ball

District Winner-2010

Academic Activities

i. School Reopen-Mass
ii. Sports day Celebration
iii. Independence Day Celebration
iv. Teacher's Day Celebration
v. Kamaraj Birthday Celebration
vi. Children's Day Celebration
vii. Christmas Celebration
viii. Pongal Celebration
ix. Republic Day Celebration
x. Annual Day Celebration.

Extra curricular activities

Extra curricular activities organized by literary, science ,computer and social department through elocution.
Field trips.
Consumer Awareness club

During the past 56 years, the school has produced outstanding personalities in all walks of life-rendering yeomen service to the nation.

The caliber of the society of Brothers has mounded and all continue to produce assets for the nation.

Montfortian Family

May the Lord Continue to shower his blessings on the Montfortian Family

Photo Gallery

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Nirmala Hr. Sec. School &
Montfort Matric HR. Sec. School

Kolathur P.O., 636 303
Salem Dt., Tamil Nadu

Ph. No.04298-251631(R), 251961(O),
252231(Matriculation School)


Community (2015 - 2016)

Bro. Susai Alangaram - LS & HM - Nirmala HSS

Bro. Louis Alex - Principal - Montfort Matric

Bro. Paul Kaiprambat - Bursar

Bro. Crescentius - Chaplain

Bro. Joseph Nirapil