Nazareth Margoschis College at Pillaiyanmanai was started in the year 1967, in memorial to an SPG Missionary from England Canon Arthur Margoschis run by the management of CSI Thoothukudi-Nazareth Diocese. It is a Christian Minority Co-educational Post Graduate Institution with Research Centre, recognized by UGC under the 12(b) and 2(f), affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. The college provides higher education to the youth hailing from economically backward families of the surrounding villages with the motive of uplifting their socio-economic conditions.
Nazareth Margoschis College at Pillaiyanmanai is a co-educational college of Arts, Science and commerce. It is named after a well known S.P.G. Missionary Rev. Canon Arthur Margoschis. It is situated in rural surroundings and is easily accessible to the youth of the villages in the southern part of Thoothukudi District. The college is under the management of Thoothukudi-Nazareth Diocesan Trust Association, the educational wing of the Thoothukudi-Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India.