WELCOME TO CATHOLICATE COLLEGE, PATHANAMTHITTA.
Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn     Catholicate College has been reaccredited by NAAC with A grade (3.60)     Welcome to Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta.     Our Motto: The fear of the lord is the beginning of wisdom.     Catholicate Family also joined our hands in cleaning the flood affected areas and in helping the people in disaster relief camps     Teacher's Day is Celebrated today!!!! Happy Teacher's Day to all teachers of Catholicate College.    

OUR HISTORY

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’.

College Timeline

Application for the College submitted to Travancore University by

H.G Puthencav Mar Geevarghese Philoxones Metropolitan.

1951

Foundation stone of the Main Building was laid by H.H Moran Mar Baselius Geevarghese II Catholicos.

1952

College Inauguration

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..

August 6, 1952

St.Gregorios Block blessed and Pre University classes begun. Most

Rev.Daniel Remban

took charge as Founder Principal..

1952
  • H.G Daniel Mar Philoxenos took charge as Manager.
  • Dr N Zernov,Russia was appointed as Principal
  • Degree course in Chemistry started.
  • 1953

Dr.Peter S. Wright, Great Britain took charge as Principal.

1954
  • Mar Gregorios Science Block was blessed by H.H Baselius Geevarghese II, Catholicos.
  • Prof.Ninan Abraham took charge as Principal.
  • Started degree courses in Economics, Mathematics and Botany.
1955

Pre-University courses replaced to Intermediate course.

1956

Degree course in Malayalam was started.

1957

Prof.E.T.Mathew took charge as Principal.

1958

Prof.T.B.Ninan took charge as Principal.

1959

Degree course in Physics started.

1960

Dr.Narayanan Potty took charge as Principal.

1961

Dr.J.Alexander took charge as Principal.

1963

Daniel Mar Philoxonous Ladies Hostel started.

1964

Degree course in Zoology, Economics, English and Hindi started Pre-Degree courses Introduced.

1964

Degree course in Malayalam started.

1965
  • B.A in History started.
  • Mar Baselious Auditorium Block Inaugurated
  • Started M.Sc Physics(Electronics) and M.Sc Botany
1966

P.G.Course in History started.

1967

P.G.Course in Hindi started.

1968

Prof.V.T.Thomas took charge as Principal.

1975

Dr.C.Paul Varghese took charge as Principal.

1976
  • Silver Jubilee memorial Block was blessed.
  • College comes under Corporate Mangement of Malankara Orthodox Church.
  • H.G.Daniel Mar Philoxenos took charge as Manager of MOC colleges.
1977

Shift system was introduced for Pre-Degree.

1979

P.G.Course in Zoology started.

1982
  • Dr.T.A.George took charge as Principal.
  • Affiliaton of the college transferred from Kerala to Mahatma Gandhi University.
1983

P.G courses in Mathematics was started.

1984

Prime Minister,Indira Gandhi visited our college.

1985

Research center in Malayalam was started.

1986

H.G Philipose Mar Eusebius took charge as M.O.C Manager.

1987

Research center in Hindi and Zoology was started.

1988

Research center in Botany was started.

Prof.V.I.Joseph took charge as Principal.

1992
  • Dr.K.C.John took charge as Principal.
  • Mar Dionysious Block was blessed.
  • Degree course in Commerce started.
1993

PG courses in Chemistry (Polymer chemistry) was started.

1995

PG in English, Physics (Material science)was started.

1998
  • Prof.E.Jacob John took charge as Principal.
  • Mar Geevarghese Philoxenous Administrative Block was blessed.
  • Prof. Abraham George took charge as Principal.
1999

First NAAC accreditation was conducted and obtained 3 Stars

2000
  • Fr.Dr.K.T.Mathewkutty took charge as Principal.
  • PG course in Chemistry(Analytical chemistry)was started.
2001

M.Com was started in self-Financing stream.

2002
  • M.T.A (Self-Financing) started. Phil
  • H.G.Dr.Yakoob Mar Irenius took charge as MOC Manager.
2004

Prof.Prasad Thomas took charge as Principal.

2005
  • Second NAAC Reaccreditation conducted and obtained B++ Grade.
  • Dr.Georg
2006

Dr.Saramma Varghese took charge as Principal.

2007

H.G Kuriakose Mar Clemis took charge as MOC Manager.

2008

NSS Unit secured state award for Best Unit

2009
  • Dr.George Varghese Koppara has been appointed as Principal.
  • Research center in Physics was approved by the University.
  • Research centre in Maths was appoved by University
  • NSS unit was selected for state award.
  • NSS donated 27 houses to poor.
  • Blood Donors Forum secured State Award as best unit.
  • A/C Digital theatre in Malayalm dept constructed
2010
  • Dept. of Science technology,India, identified the college for FIST programme
  • Six PG departments (Physics, Zoology, Mathematics, English, Malayalam and
  • College secured Best Blood donors state award
  • H.G.Dr.Thomas Mar Athanasios took charge as M.O.C Manager.
  • Diamond Jubilee programme was inaugurated By H.H. Baselios marthoma Paulose II Catholicos.
  • College obtained christain Minority institution status.
  • Multi storied Diamond Jubilee block was blessed by H.H.Baselios Marthomas Paulose II catholicos
  • Second Phase of Ladies hostel construction has been started under the UGC assistance of Rs.70 lakhs.
  • College Mangement bought 40 cents of land with building for the construction of sports hostel.
  • Fitness centre in Physical Education Dept
  • Two Digital Halls for History and Maths in Mar Dionysius Block
  • College obtained ISO 9001-2008 Certification
  • College secured best blood donors state award
2012

Christian Minority Institution

The college secured Christian 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’.

2012
  • Dr. Mathew P Joseph has been appointed as Bursar
  • Foundation stone laid for Diamond jubilee gate by H.G Kuriakose mar Clemis metropolitan
  • B.Com ( Computer application) has been started
  • B.C.A has been started in self financing stream
  • M. Com ( Aided ) has been sanctioned
  • M.Phil Zoology has been sanctioned
  • Angelines Hostel was consecrated by HH Paulose II Catholicos
  • College secured best blood donors state award
2013

  • Sports hostel for soft ball has been sanctioned
  • Diamond Jubilee Gate opened
  • English language lab has been constructed.
  • Bhoomitrasena club secured state award for best performance
  • Mar Gregorios Life science digital theatre has been opened.
  • Mar Philoxenos Physical science theatre has been opened.
  • Dr. Mathew P Joseph has been appointed as Principal
  • Prof.Raju Varghese has been appointed as Bursar

2014

Fund for Improvement of Science & Technology

The college was identified by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India, for FIST funding.

2014

ISO 9001-2008 Certified

The college has been awarded ISO 9001-2008 certification.

2014

UNAI Membership

College has received membership in United Nations Academic Impact - UNAI.

2015