About our college
Christian College, Kattakada was established in 1965. The college is managed by the society for Higher Education of the SIUC community of the Church of South India registered under the Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act XII of 1955 (S.No. 143 of 1977) Affiliated to the University of Kerala and recognised by the University Grants Commission, the college is located in a sprawling area of rustic land in the Poovachal Panchayat area under Nedumangad taluk, 20km east of Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala State, South India. Ours is a first grade post-graduate college offering Degree courses in Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, History, Economics, Commerce & Computer Application, and Post Graduate courses in Botany, Physics & Chemistry. We also have Political Science, English Hindi, Malayalam and Physical Education departments.
Established in the year 1965 on July 22, Christian College Kattakada is located in the Poovachal panchayat area under Nedumangad taluk, 20 kms from the city of Thiruvananthapuram.Rev.Legg, the erstwhile Bishop of South Kerala Diocese, was the founder of the college.Started as a junior college affiliated to the University of Kerala, Christian Collegeis now looked up on as the outcome of the aspirations, prayers, sacrifices, sweat and toil of the SIUC community of the South Kerala Diocese. It was through a series of challenging ordeals that this institution came to attain its present status. Upgraded in 1976-77 to an Arts and Science college offering undergraduate courses, this institution offers today Degree courses in Botany, Commerce, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Chemistry,Zoology, History and Economics, and Post-Graduate courses in Botany, Physics and Chemistry.The college was accredited by the NACC in 2011vand was awarded a B grade.Christian College, Kattakada has had able academicians and administrators at its helm from the very early days of its inception.
The Rt. Rev. V. William, Most.Rt. Rev. Dr. I. Jesudasan, Rt. Rev. Dr. Samuel Amritham and the Most.Rt. Rev.Dr. J. W. Gladstone were the former chairpersons of the college. The Rt. Rev. A. Dharmaraj Rasalam, Bishop of the South Kerala Diocese, is the present chairperson and manager.The founder manager of the college was Rev. James William Rasalam, who was followed by such eminent personalities as Sri. T. Y. Harris, Sri. T. N. Rasalam IPS (Rtd), Sri. Chellathurai Raja,Rev.Dr. G. Robinson, Rev. Selvaraj and Prof A S Ben Roy.
Prof Vincent Joy N.S
I extend a warm welcome to you and your family. I am very proud to be the Principal and it is a privilege for me to work with our students, our staff and our families to make our school they very best it can be. My aim is to lead our school community to enable us to work together to achieve our goals. We aim to create a safe, nurturing yet challenging environment that is built on positive relationships; developing the whole student – emotionally, socially and academically.