Carpediem 2019- Catholicate College welcomes all to the proud alumni meet and annual celebations on 10th August 2019.     College reopens today(06/06/2019) after mid summer vacation. Welcome All !     Admission in general quota through Central Allotment Process(CAP) of Mahatma Gandhi University     Catholicate College has bagged III Position with 282 points in Sports (Best Performing College) among Colleges under Mahatma Gandhi University for the academic year 2017-18.     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.    
                                 Dr.P.T.Anu  Dr.P.T.Anu , M.A.,B.Ed.,Ph.D...
Head of the Department

Department Of Malayalam

There is really no discipline that is more tightly intertwined

Established in 1952 Catholicate College Pathanamthitta remains to be the most important centre of Higher Learning in Central Tranvancore. It has been able to make proud and credible contributions in the social, cultural and educational fields.
The Department of Malayalam was started in the college in 1957. The Post Graduate Course in 1965.The M.G. University recognized the Department as a research centre in1986.
There had been a galaxy of eminent teachers who served the Dept. It includes a number of famous poets, critics and other literary figures.
The Department is composed of ten (10+1-for self financing B com) teachers. Among them 5 of them hold Doctoral Degrees. 2, M.Phil. Degrees and four are pursuing research leading to PhD.
This year the Department of Malayalam was selected as the Course work Centre in Malayalam of Mahatma Gandhi University for PhD courses. 4 Research students have been joined in this centre for course work.
The teaching methods generally accepted are lecture method. The classroom teaching is live with discussions and teacher student interaction and also we practice ICT, Group discussion and peer teaching. Selected students from the peer group are deputed to teach selected subjects in UG and PG classes. Above all for slow learners we arrange remedial classes along with continues evaluation so as to pass the examinations.
PLACEMENT ALUMNI The Dept. of Malayalam has an effectively functioning Alumina. We arrange meeting occasionally. Annual Alumni meeting was conducted on Nov 14, 2015. 100 former students have participated in the function and Dr Jose Parakkadavil inaugurated the meeting. Cultural Programmes and family get together was also conducted along with the alumni meeting. Many of our former students were placed in reputed positions. Many of our students were placed in leading visual as well as in printed media in Kerala. Four students were placed as teachers in College, Schools and in primary education. Also many were placed in Kerala Government offices as well as in private sector.

Courses Of Department

B.A. Malayalam

Sanskrit & Kerala Culture

M.A. Malayalam

Sanskrit & Kerala Culture

Ph.D in Malayalam

Sanskrit & Kerala Culture




Head Of The Department


0468-2305022, 9495376318

The Department Of Malayalam plans to continue with its intensive research interests alongside its regular teaching as well as to maintain, and if possible, expand areas for seminars/conferences.

Dr. M.S. Paul

M.A, Ph.D

Asst Professor


Dr. P.J. Bincy

M.A., B.Ed

Asst Professor


Dr. Manjusha V. Panicker (Transferred)

M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D

Asst Professor


Jessy Alexander

M.A., M.Phil, B.Ed

Asst Professor


Dr. R. Rekha

M.A ., M.Phil, Ph.D

Asst Professor


Soumya Jose

M.A., B.Ed.

Asst Professor


Faculty Achievements

Students Achievements in Sports & Arts -2015-2016


Name of the student





Jathin R (D1 Malayalam)

Mathrubhoomi& Federal Bank Speak for Kerala(District Level, Block Level)

All India Co orperative week celebration(elocution competition)

Kuwait Alumni Association – St.Thomas College,Ranni. (elocution competition)







Alan P Mohandas




All India Co orperative week celebration(elocution competition)





Dhanak Sam(D1Malaylam)


200 M Race(College level Annual sports meet)




Binju O S(D2Malaylam)


LongJump(College level Annual sports meet)


200 M Race(College level Annual sports meet)





Sijin Raju, Rahul RE, Binju & Dhanak Sam

Relay(4x400m) (College level Annual sports meet)




SaiLakshmi(D1 Malayalam)

CollegeArtsFestival Bharatanatyam,&Monoact






Pavin kumar&party

CollegeArtsFestival Eastern Music




Irfana S R


KavithaRachana&kadha rachana(Malayalam)






CollegArtsFestival-kavitha Rachana(Malayalam)




The Malayalam association is active organization presenting various academic and non-academic activities. It works under the patronage of the HOD. It is this association which provides the necessary leadership for the artistic, cultural and academic activities. The association has been able to provide the Dept. of Malayalam with a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction through significant and notable contributions. A detailed report of activities is prepared in separate file. The association has conducted varieties of cultural Programmes and academic discussions. During this year we have conducted Association Inaugrated by Unnikrishnan Poozhikkaadu(Short story writer) & One day Seminar on Contemporary Trends in Malayalam Poetry by Dr. BC Rajesh(Poet) .

A Musical Concert by Kalavoor Chandrababu on 10/12/2015


  1. One Day National Seminar ‘Deshapperuma’ by Kerala Sahithya Academy & Department of Malayalam on 16/07/2015.
  2. One day National Seminar on Literary contribution of NV Krishna Warrior by Dr.S S Sreeekumar , Mahi Government college delivered the key note talk on the contributions of NV Krishna Warrier on 2015 July 31st .
  3. UGC Sponsored Three day national level Work Shop in Music Tradition of Kerala on 11,12&13 January 2016
  4. Three day National Seminar on Socio – Cultural impacts of Buddhism in Kerala on 24,25&26 February 2016, sponsored by ICHR , ICSSR & Eco needs foundation India.

Project Description

Minor / Minor Project/ Board of studies Etc.

Dr. Anu PT

  • On going Minor Project-Jewish Patrimony of Syrian Christians in Kerala- A socio Linguistic Study.
  • UG Board of Studies member in MG University.

Dr.Manjusha Panicker

  • On Going Minor Project, Verbal and Non Verbal communications in Kathakali, a pragmatic approach based on Nalacharitham attakatha. Question paper setter in MG University (Autonomous college)

Dr. R. Rekha

  • On going Minor Project, Feasibility of Deconstruction in the dramas of Kalidasa.Question paper setter in MG University(Autonomous college).

Bincy PJ

  • PG Board of studies member in MG University 2014-15.


  • Thesis adjudicator, Kerala University, Calicut University & Kerala Kalamandalam, (Deemed University).
  • Question paper setter, Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram, Calicut University, Kerala Kalamandalam & Pondechery University.

Dr. MS Paul

  • Question paper setter in Kerala University and Pondichery University, Bharatheyar University, MG (Autonomous courses)

Ph.D Produced from the research centre.

There are five research guides in the department just as in the last years.

Smt. Beena MK, who joined this Research centre in FIP faculty under the guidance of Dr.S Saradakutty and submitted PhD dissertation in literature.

Presented papers in Seminars

Dr.V Rajeev

  • 1.Presented Paper, The New Paradigms Of Research Methodology in Manuscriptiology, ORI$MSS Library, University Of Kerala Trivandrum, 6th ,7th & 8th May-2015 , Textual Problems in Manuscript Research
  • 2. Resource person, Research Methodology Workshop, Kerala Sahitya Academy,Trissure,11-12-2015, Preparation of reference and footnotes in Research dissertations
  • 3. Presented Paper, Research Methodology in Manuscriptiology, ORI$MSS Library, University Of Kerala Trivandrum, 4th -9th January -2016 , Critical Edition- Research Methodology
  • 4. Presented Paper, Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016
  • Catholicate college, Pathanamthitta, Concept of Rati & Bhakthi in the works of Swathi Tirunal.
  • 5. Resource person, Research Methodology Workshop,Govt.Sanskrit College Pattambi
  • 28th 29th &30th January -2016, Preparation of reference and footnotes in Research dessertations

Dr. Anu P T

  • 1. Resource person, National Rural Health Mission programme, August-2015, Malayalam as Official Language
  • 2. Presented Paper, Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016, Catholicate college Pathanamthitta, Folk elements in Thullal sangeetham

Dr. M S Paul

  • Resource person, National Seminar&Poets’Meet A Ayyappan poetry study centre &Trust,Kodungallur24th &25th October -2015, AAyyappan commemoration lecture
  • Resource Person KKTM Govt .college Pullut, 6-1-2016, The History of Malayalam Printing

Bincy P J

  • Resource person, NSS Camp MG Higher secondarySchool Thumpamon on 8-12-2015, Value based education
  • Resource person, Metropolitan higher secondary school souhruda Club on 15-1-2016, Amma Ariyan
  • Presented Paper, Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016 Catholicate college Pathanamthitta, Music in Liturgy of Syrian Christians

Dr Manjusha V Panicker

  • Presented Paper, Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016
  • Catholicate college Pathanamthitta, Kathakali sangeethathileyum sahithyathileyum chila bhasha prathisandhikal.

Jessy Alexander

  • Presented Paper,Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016, Catholicate college Pathanamthitta, KPAC Nadakaganangalile Samskarikaparisaram

Soumya Jose

  • Presented Paper, Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016, Catholicate college Pathanamthitta, Keraleeya Sangeethamsam Uthamageethathil

Dr R Rekha

  • Presented Paper, Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016, Catholicate college Pathanamthitta, Nadodi Thanthrikamsangalude sannidhyam Padayani sangeethathil.

Sreekala L R

  • Presented Paper, Nadakavum Cinimayum Pavanathma College, Murikkasseri,Narration of India-Pak division in Indian Cinema.
  • Presented Paper, Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016, Catholicate college, Pathanamthitta, Malayala Keerthanangalile Bhakthi-Jnanappana Harinamakeerthanam enne krithikale aspadamakki oru padanam

Smitha R

  • Presented Paper, Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016, Catholicate college Pathanamthitta, Malayalathile Tharattupattukalile sangeetham

Alexander John

  • Presented Paper, St.Cyrils College, Adoor - St.Augustine through Ages-Studies in Church History, 14,15,16 December-2015, The Role of Women in Christian Marthomite Community.
  • Presented Paper,Musical tradition of Kerala 11th 12th &13th January2016, Catholicate college Pathanamthitta, Cinimaganangalile Paschathala Nirmmithi.
  • Presented Paper,C.M.S college Kottayam, Yanthravivarthanavum Vyakarana Sameepanangalum.
  • Presented Paper,Kerala Sahithya Academy, Bhasha sankethikathayum Yanthravivarthanavum.
  • Presented Paper, Catholicate college Pathanamthitta, Thanthrik Traditions of Buddhism in Kerala.

Books Published

Publications (Department)

  • Kerala Samskaram Veekshana Vaividhyangal (ISBN 13978-81-922638-0-9)
  • Gaveshanathinte Reethisaastram (ISBN 978-81-922638-1-6)

UGC Sponsored Minor Projects

  • 1. Dr. Anu PT
  • 2. Dr. Manjusha V Panicker
  • 3. Dr. Rekha. R