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.    
                                 Prof. Fr. Kurien Daniel  Prof. Fr. Kurien Daniel , M.A.,B.D.,D.S.L....
Head of the Department

Department Of Syriac

There is really no discipline that is more tightly intertwined

The Department is one of the oldest in the College . It offers Syriac as a second language for the various degree courses. The department offers a certificate course in Syriac for those who are interested in the semetic family of languages in and outside the college. The Department also serves as a centre of guidance for higher studies in Syriac. The Department has instituted an academic chair to commemorate Pulikottil Mar Dionyasius V, Malankara Metropolitan.

Courses Of Department

Second Language

In various degree courses



Prof. Fr. Kurien Daniel

Head Of The Department


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The Department Of Syriac 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.

Faculty Achievements

Talk on inter religious dialogue

Dr.Sven Grebenstein from George Augusta University Germany delivered a talk on inter religious dialogue for communal harmony held in the Mar Eusebius hall under the auspices department of Syriac. Fr. Kurien Daniel presided over the meeting.Fr.TM Samuel and Fr.P T John spoke on the occasion

Pulikottil Mar Dionysius Chair Inaugurated

Pulikottil Mar Dionysius Chair was inaugurated by Dr.Sven Agusta of George August University. Late lamented Pulikkottil Mar Dionysius V was a great revolutionist in the field of education. He was the Malankara Metropolitan of Malankara Orthodox Church. He started about 200 English schools in Kerala to spread English education among Keralites in the early 19 th century. To commemorate the valuable contribution in the saint this chair was instituted. Dr. Richada also participated. Dr. Fr. Reji Mathew of Den, Orthodox theological seminary, Kottayam made the keynote address. Dr. Alexander Karakkal adorned the chair. The chair aims at the speeding the awareness about the oriental churches, to conduct debates on topics of relevant social problems and to promote international inter-church dialogue.

Book released

  1. A Book titled ‘Adamo do seno’ written by Fr.Kurian Daniel was released by Manorama Co-ordinating editor, Sri Cris Thomas by giving a copy to Fr.TM Samuel Corepiscopa,

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