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.    

Catholicate College has library established in 1952 to meet the needs of its students and staff. It has a wide range of library books, catering to the need of the college and making it as one of the largest college libraries in Kerala. The library has books in ,Malayalam, English, and in Hindi. The library is spread over 8000 sq ft and has a seating capacity for 80 students. The Library has a total of 69241 books of which 35242 are textbooks and 34999 are reference books. It also subscribes to 51 magazines/ journals. Apart form this; there are 4 departmental libraries one each for biochemistry, biology, chemistry and mathematics. It has 23 Indian journals and 4 foreign journals. It also has 937 back volumes of journals.

The library has for Broad band connectivity. The library is linked to each department and faculty and students can access books from any of the terminals provided in the college. The library is open all the days except Sundays and national holidays. It operates from 8.30 am to 5 pm form Monday to Friday and 8.30 am to 2.30pm on Saturdays. Library gives open access to students and staff. A student can issue two books in his/her name at time and keep the book for 15 days if it is a textbook. Reference books are not allowed to take out of the library. Staff members are allowed to keep up to 10 books for a period of one year.

Through INFLIBNET connectivity the library obtained the facility of 2000 well refereed e-journals, 40,000 e-books for reference.
Key Features
  • The Golden Jubilee memorial central library functions on all days of the week except Sundays between 8.30 a.m. to 5p.m.
  • The library is spacious enough to accommodate two hundred students at a time.
  • Books are arranged subject-wise and guidelines for issue of books are printed in the College handbook.
  • Periodicals and reference books are arranged in separate sections.
  • The internet browsing facilities provided in the general library can also be availed of.
  • In addition to the general library, the departments also have their own libraries with essential books and other reading materials.
  • The restructured curriculum which encourages self learning to a great extent, has contributed to better use of the library. Use of library has become indispensable primarily on account of academic assignments and seminars each student has to perform.
  • Therefore the number of students consulting books and journals for specific purposes has registered considerable increase. This is evident especially because both PG and Science UG students are required to submit dissertations at the end of their course.