HISTORY OF MAR IVANIOS COLLEGE

Mar Ivanios College of Arts and Science, Kallumala, Mavelikara is the fruition, in the fullness of time, of a cherished dream of the Servant of God Archbishop Geevarghese Mar Ivanios. The Father of the Reunion movement Mar Ivanios found education as the means to dispel the darkness of the human mind. His Grace envisaged social change brought about by imparting knowledge to all those who yearned for it. He established a series of educational institutions which serve as beacon lights across the land.

This educational institution is run by the Malankara Catholic Educational Society of the Catholic Diocese of Mavelikara under the Chairmanship of His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Joshua Mar Ignathios, the Metropolitan of the Diocese of Mavelikara, and the Chairman for CBCI Commission for Education and Culture. Set in the verdant environs of the birthplace of the saintly prelate Mar Ivanios, the college banks on the academically fertile soil of Mavelikara. The land has given birth to revered sages, sagacious statesmen, renowned scholars and acclaimed artistes. Above all it has bequeathed a secular culture of peace, progress and harmony to the people of a wide region known as Onattukara. Mar Ivanios College envisions an intellectually empowered, ethically fortified, socially committed civil society. The academic programme of this College is scheduled for the integral development of the entire society. The thrust of this Institution is to empower the young generation. By establishing this Institution, the Diocese of Mavelikara is taking a significant step in the noble realm of higher education.

Mar Ivanios College of Arts and Science, Mavelikara is a project of the Diocese of Mavelikara which was established in Mavelikara in 2015. Mar Ivanios College of Arts and Science, Mavelikara is located very close to Mavelikara Town and Mavelikara Railway Station. The Patron of the “Mar Ivanios College of Arts and Science” is His Grace Dr. Joshua Mar Ignathios. The Director is Fr. Thomas Puthenparampil and Principal Prof. Dr. K C Mathai (Former vice Principal and HOD Physics, St. Aloysius College, Edathua). Our Departments Heads- English- Prof. Prabha Alice Varkey (Rtd. HOD Bishop moore College, Mavelikara), Commerce- Prof. Dr. Abraham Punnoose (Rtd. HOD Bishop moore College, Mavelikara) , Economics- Prof. Dr. P.K Varghese  (Rtd.HOD Bishop moore College, Mavelikara ).

Mar Ivanios College of Arts and Science, Mavelikara affiliated to University of Kerala conducts degree courses in B.A. English Language and Literature, B. A. Economics, B.Com Tax, B.Com Tourism & Travel Management. The College encompasses the best of the infrastructure, computer labs, language labs and library with internet facilities, for more international and national journal we are providing through Open Access Resources and audio visual rooms. The teaching faculty here is the best of its kind. Students are given opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities, training programme, seminars, and debates and quiz competitions. Periodical evaluation of students through internal assessments and class tests help them for the examinations.

Our highlights are: Well qualified faculty with academic repute, Campus with serene, ambience, Value based courses, Personality development programme, Club activities, Talent training programme, Playground, Tele class facility, Language lab, Counselling centre, Food Court, Hostel facility, Medicare insurance coverage, Campus recruitment coordination, Extra care for slow learners.