Now there will be new lawyers and doctors soon emerging from Nagercoil as the Regional Director of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), B. Sukumar has announced the introduction of a degree course in law and plans to include Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) as one of the academic programmes.
Since, Kanyakumari district has now come under Thiruvananthapuram region for administrative reasons so, the candidates should re-send their application forms to the regional office at Chekkalamukku in Thiruvananthapuram. This region includes 43 study centres with more than 5000 registered students. In order to encourage students to pursue higher education the aim of the region was to enroll 2000 students every year. With the Kanyakumari district also included in the Thiruvananthapuram region, new courses of study will soon be offered to the students in various colleges.