Catholicate College Pathanamthitta

Infobox University
name=Catholicate College Pathanamthitta
motto="FEAR OF THE LORD IS THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM"
established=1952
city=Pathanamthitta
state=Kerala
country=India
Principal=Prof. Fr. K T Mathewkutty
undergrad=1200 (2005)
students=4000
postgrad=120
Faculty= 147
alumni=10000
campus=Rural
website=

Catholicate College Pathanmthitta , established in 1952, is a pioneer institution of higher education at Pathanamthitta of Kerala, India. Catholicate College belongs to the first group of colleges in Kerala to receive academic accreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

The college is the foremost educational institution of the Malankara Orthodox Church, founded by the late Catholicos, His Holiness Moran Mar Baselius Geevarghese ll.The college came into being as the fulfillment of the dream of a great visionary, His Grace Geevarghese Mar Philoxenos, Metropolitan. His Grace's dream came true posthumously in 1952, thanks to the relentless efforts of His Grace Daniel Mar Philoxenos Metropolitan, who became the first Principal of the college.

The college has been endeavoring to shape the density of a community in the fullest spirit of its stated mission, “An educated, enlightened society for a brave new world”. And the motto is "FEAR OF THE LORD IS THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM"

The college is affliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.

There are 4000 students getting their education here. The college has 147 teaching and 147 administrative staff on its rolls. There are degree courses in English, Malayalam, Hindi, Economics, History, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Commerce. The college also has research facilities in the Departments of Malayalam, Hindi, Zoology and Botany. The College also has a study center of the Indira Gandhi National Open University.

Principals

* Late Daniel Mar Philexinos Metroplitan(P.E. Daniel Ramban) was the first principal. (1952-53)
* Dr. N. Sernov (1953-54)
* Prof. Peter S. Rett (1954-55)
* Prof. Ninan Abraham (1955-57)
* Prof. Puthencavu Mathen Tharakan (1957-58)
* Prof. E. T. Mathew (1958-59)
* Prof. T. B. Ninan (1959-61)
* Dr. J. Alexander (1963-75)
* Prof. V. T. Thomas (1975-76)
* Prof. C. N. Mathew (1976)
* Dr. Paul C. Varghese (1976-83)
* Prof. N.G.Kunjachen (1983)
* Dr. T. A. George (1983-92)
* Prof. V. I. Joseph (1992-93)
* Dr. K.C John (1993-99)
* Prof. E. Jacob John (1999)
* Prof. Abraham George (2001)
* Prof.Fr.K.T.Mathewkutty (2002)
* Dr. Prasad Thomas (2004)
* Dr. George Eapen (2006)
* Dr. Saramma Varghese (2007) - current

Contact

Catholicate College,
Pathanamthitta -689 645
Kerala , IndiaPhone: (0473) 322223& 325253

Departments

* English
* Malayalam
* Hindi
* Syriac
* Economics
* Commerce
* History
* Mathematics
* Physics
* Chemistry
* Botany
* Zoology
* Physical Education

Courses Offered

PG Courses

M. A.
1.English
2.Malayalam
3.Hindi
4.History

M.Sc.
1.Mathematics
2.Physics- Electronics , Material Science
3.Chemistry- Polymer Science ,Analytical Chemistry
4.Botany- Biotechnology-Elective
5.Zoology

M.Com.
1.Financial management (Self Financing)
2.M.T.A (Self Financing) (Master of Tourisom Administration)

UG Courses

B.A.
1.English History of England and World History
2. Hindi Functional Hindi & Journalism
3.Malayalam Sanskrit & Kerala Culture
4.Economics Roots of Modern World History & Politics
5.History Politics & Economics

B.Sc.1.Mathematics Physics & Statistics
2.Physics Mathematics & Chemistry
3.Chemistry Mathematics & Physics
4.Botany Zoology & Chemistry (Food Micro Biology-Elective)
5.Zoology Botany & Chemistry (Pathobiology & Clinical Laboratory Techniques)

B.Com.
1.Co-operation - (Elective Paper)

Ph.D. Courses

1.Malayalam
2.Hindi
3.Zoology
4.Botony
5.Political Science

External links

* [http://www.catholicatecollege.co.in/ Catholicate College Home Page, Pathanamthitta, Kerala]
* [http://ccaakwt.com/ Alumni Association , Kuwait]
* [http://www.catholicatealumnidubai.com/index.html Alumni Association , Dubai]
* [http://www.kerala.gov.in/dept_collegiate/list.htm#pat Govt of Kerala site Colleges list]


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