Catholicate College,Pathanamthitta is a Special grade college of Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam and re-accredited with A Grade status by the NAAC. It was established in 1952 as the pioneer institution of higher education of the Malankara Orthodox Church, under the educational agency HH Baselious Marthoma Paulose II Catholicos of the East.
The Manager of the Institution is His Grace (Dr). Thomas Mar Athanasios Metropolitan. The college has completed sixty one years in disseminating quality education in the central Travancore region of Kerala. Catholicate College, enjoys the privilege of being one of the best colleges under the Mahatma Gandhi University with a consistently outstanding performance record.
The founding patrons were sages and visionaries who exemplified the mission. The college has been endeavoring to shape the destiny of a community in the fullest spirit of its stated Mission, "An educated, enlightened society for a brave new world".
Catholicate College owes its existence to the innate vision of the greatly lamented H.H Baselios Geevarghesse II, the Catholicos of the Malankara Orthodox Church and H.G. Puthencavil Geevarghese Mar Philoxenos, the then Metropolitan of Thumpamon Diocese. The college had the prayerful guidance of H.G.Daniel Mar Philoxenos, the first principal of the college, and who later became the Metropolitan of Thumpamon Diocese. Recently the college has celebrated its Diamond Jubilee.
The college was formally inaugurated on August 6th 1952 by the Honorable Raja Pramukh of Travancore - Cochin, H.E. (late) Sri. Chithira Thirunal Raja Raja Varma.The most virtuous H.H. Baselius Geevarghese II laid the foundation of this educational institution on the serene hilltop at Makkamkunnu, west of Pathanamthitta town, Kerala. In 1952 the college was affiliated to the university of Travancore, then University of Kerala. Now it is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam.The college upholds the motto The college secured christain minority institution status on 2012 from the Govt of India. “The Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom" with the vision 'To create an educated enlightened society for a brave new world’.Read More
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