A decade of service in quality education for women has already made the college a premier institute in the field of education. A proud recipient of “The Institution of Excellence Award” by the Indian Council of Gandhian Studies, New Delhi, and the college also has the impressive distinction of being known as the sister institution of Soka University, Japan with which it has always cherished a deep and abiding relationship all through these years.
As a part of their annual cultural exchange program, students from Soka University Japan have always visited our college to interact with our students. Some of them have also undertaken a course for Communicative Studies in English in our college.
The college soared to greater heights in the decennial year with the historical signing of the Academic Cooperation Treaty with Soka University, Japan.
The Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 15.12.2009 and would facilitate academic exchange and institutional cooperation between the institutions. There would also be promotion of development of research and other academic activities in both the institutions by way of student, staff exchange programs and sharing of educational resources. Based on this treaty the first batch of the students from our college Ms. J. Anjana of II year B.A. English Literature and Ms.V. Mowkthika Priyadarshini of II year BBA pursued the Japan –Asian Studies students program in Soka University, Japan from April 2010 to July 2010.
Two students of Soka University Ms. Mie Muramatsu and Ms. Shizuka furune jointly studied English for Communication and Business Communication. Ms. Mie underwent a course on Programming in C while Ms. Shizuka opted for Managerial Economics. The courses were handled by the Departments of English and Business Administration.
In 2011,Ms. Kalaimani and Ms. Padma Suganya, students of III Computer Science and III BBA are selected for a 4 months’ study in Soka University, Tokyo. Two students on Youth Exchange Programme for the year 2011-2012 from Soka University,Japan, Ms. Noriko Cho and Ms. Natsuki Arakaki studied English for Communication and Business Communication
In 2012 ,Ms.Rajeswari of II Computer Science and Ms.SU.Roshini of II ISM are selected for a 5 months’ study in Soka University, Tokyo. Through this program they are enlightened about the education system,culture,food,dressing etc. Despite the varied differences, they seek to establish bonds of geniality. Two students on Youth Exchange Programme for the year 2012-2013 from Soka University,Japan, Ms. Naoko Ikeda and Ms. Akiko Yoshitake attended few courses at Soka Ikeda College through Youth Exchange Programme.
In 2013-2014 two of our students Ms.P.Prathiksha of II B.B.A. and Ms.N.V.Swathy of II B.Com have been selected for the youth exchange programme of Soka University, Japan for a period of 5 months. Through this programme Ms.Yukie Matsui and Ms.Hisami Fujimoto from Soka University, Japan, attended few courses in our college.
In 2013-2014 two of our students Ms.A.Lydia of II BCA and Ms.V.J.Preeja of II B.Com ISM have been selected for the youth exchange programme of Soka University, Japan for a period of 5 months.
In 2014-2015 two of our students Ms.B.Jothi Lakshmi of II BCA and Ms.s.Mahalakshmi of II B.Sc Comp.Sci have been selected for the youth exchange programme of Soka University, Japan for a period of 5 months.
Two students Ms. Misako Ichikawa, Ms. Sachie Ido of Soka University, Tokyo, Japan studied Social Work Profession and Practices and few papers in English Literaturein Soka Ikeda College. The courses were handled by the Departments of English and the Department of Social Work.
In 2016-2017 two of our students Ms. A.Parveen Begum of III B.Com and V.Uma Maheswari of III B.Sc Biochemistry have been selected for the youth exchange programme of Soka University, Japan for a period of 5 months.
We are extremely confident, that the following years would witness more students from both the institutions enrolling for their subject of interest in the other institution, thereby transcending the physical, cultural and linguistic barriers prevailing between them.