Nirmala College for Women, Red Fields, Coimbatore is a Catholic Institution of Higher Education for Women, under the direction of the religious society of the Franciscan Sisters of the Presentation of Mary founded by Rev.Fr. Joseph Louis Ravel in the year 1948. The College became autonomous in the year 2007.
The Institution continues to be affiliated to Bharathiar University and is free to design its own course of studies and adopt innovative strategies of teaching and evaluation. The University degrees are conferred on the students passing the examinations conducted by the College.