History

1965 March 25 Foundation stone of the College building is laid by His Grace Mar Mathew Kavukattu, Archbishop of Changanacherry.
May 1 Rev Fr. Kuriakose Aenekatt takes charge as the first Principal of the College.
July 8 His Grace Mar Mathew Kavukattu formally inaugurates and blesses the College.The college starts functioning in a temporary building as a Junior College offering I, II and Ill Groups of the Pre-Degree Course , with an enrolment of 400 students in five batches. Very Rev Fr Cyriac Thuruthumalil takes charge as the first Manager.The College is affiliated to the University of Kerala .
1966 Jan 3 The functioning of the college is shifted to the partially completed permanent building.
1968 July 1 Rev Fr Nestore C.M.I. takes over as the Principal.
November 14 Carmel Hostel for Girls is inaugurated.
Rev Fr Kuriakose Aenekatt returns to St Berchman's College, Changanacherry.
1969 January Very Rev Fr Cyriac Thuruthumalil leaves and Very Rev Fr John Mullamkuzhy assumes charge as the Manager.
May 20 Rev Fr Nestore resigns from the post of Principal.
June 23 Prof D Varghese takes charge as the Principal.
October 9 His Grace Mar Mathew Kavukattu passes away.
1970 August 15 His Grace Mar Antony Padiyara becomes the new patron of the college.
1971 Feb 27 His Grace Mar Antony Padiyara visits the college.
1973 Feb Very Rev.Fr. Joseph Meprakaottu becomes the new manager succeeding Very Rev. Fr. John Mullamkuzhi.
1974 March 31 Prof. D Varghese retires from service.
April 1 Rev.Fr. Peter Uralil becomes the new principal.
1976 August 3 The College is upgraded.
Dr. S Krishnan, Vice Chancellor of Kerala University,presides over the function organised to mark the occation of starting B.Sc(Physics)Degree course.
1977 March 17 The Diocese of Kanjirappally is formed.
May 12 The First Bishop of Kanjirappally Mar.Joseph Powathil,becomes the new patron.
BA(Economics)Degree course is started.
Oct 10 The College starts offering IV Group also in Pre-Degree course.
1980 June Very Rev.Fr.Joseph Thyparambil,the Vicar General of the Diocese,takes over as the manager.
Oct 28 Very Rev.Fr.Peter Uralil retires from service.
Dec 4 Prof.K.J Scaria of St.Thomas College Pala,assumes charge as the Principal.
BA(Hstory) and BCom Degree courses are granted sanction and affiliation.
1981 Shift System is introduced for the Pre-Degree Course.Three additional batches- one in I Group and two in II Group - are sanctioned.
BSc(Chemistry)is granted sanction and affiliation.
Dec 12 PG course is introduced.
MA(Economics)is granted sanction and affiliation.
1982 June 10 Very Rev Fr.Stanislaus Njalliyil succeeds Very Rev Fr.Joseph TYparambil as the manager.
Dec 26 BSc(Mathematics) is granted sanction and affiliation.
1983 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi University is inaugurated at Kottayam.The college get affiliated to it.
Oct 20 The shift System is done away with.
1984 Dec 4 Prof.K J Scaria returns to St.Thomas college Pala and Rev Fr. Jose Puthenkaduppil of the Biology Department becomes the new principal.
1985 Jan 17 Mar.Joseph Powathil is appointed as the Archbishop of Changanachery.
Jan 18 His Excellency Mar.Mathew Vattakkzhy ,the new Bishop of Kanjirappally,becomes the new Patron.
Jan 25 MCom course is granted sanction and affiliation.
1988 Feb 10 Very Rev Fr.John Thommithazhe takes over as the new Manager from Very Rev Fr.Stanislaus Njalliyil.
1989 July 7 His Grace Mar.Joseph Powathil inaugurates the silver jubilee celebrations of the college.Mar.Mathew Vattakkuzhy lays the foundation stone of the proposed auditorium.
1990 Feb 17-22 Jubilee celebrations Dr.Shankar Dayal Sharma,the Vice President of India Inugurates the festival.
March 31 Rev.Fr.Jose Puthenkaduppil retires.
April 1 Prof.P.T Joseph,Head of the Department of Physics,becomes the new Principal.
Oct 20 Mahatma Gandhi University Syndicate decides to grant permanent affiliation to college with effect from the academic 1989-90.
1992 Aug 19 Very Rev.Fr. John Thommithaze is succeeded by Very Rev Fr. Joseph Thypparambil as the manager.
1994 Feb 4 The College is brought under Section 2(f)and 12-B of the UGC Act 1956.
1995 Nov 14 MSc(Mathematics)is introduced.
1996 Oct 5 The College is brought under Section 2(f)and 12-B of the UGC Act 1956.
Oct 24 V.Rev.Fr.Joseph Thypparambil passes away.
1994 Feb 4 The College is brought under Section 2(f)and 12-B of the UGC Act 1956.
Nov 22 V.Rev.Dr.Joseph Marutholil becomes the Manager.
1997 June 19 The college is recognized by the University as a research center in commerce .
1998 March 31 Prof.PT Joseph retires from service.
April Rev.Fr.Cherian Thalakkulam CMI,the formar Principal of St.Aloysius College,Edathua,takes charge as the Pincipal.
Nov 30 BSc Botany(Vocational)is started.
1999 Feb 27 V.Rev.Dr.Joseph Marutholil is succeeded by V.Rev Prof Emeritus Dr. Xaviour Koodappuzha as Manager.
1999 Sept 1 St.Dominic's Institute of Management(SIM)-The Extension Wing of St.Dominic's College is started.
Nov 29 The NACC Peer team visits the College and the college obtains accreditation at the 3 star level.
2000 Jan 5 BA English (Vocational) is introduced.
Jan 13 A full fledged computer lab is inaugurated in the college.
2001 Jan 19 His Excellency Mar Mathew Vattakkuzhy retires.
Feb 9 The newly appointed Bishop Mar Mathew Arackal becomes the patron of the College
March 31 Very Rev.Fr.Cherian Thalakkulam CMI retires from service.
April 1 Prof.Augustine Thomas,Head Of the Department of Commerce,takes charge as the Principal.
July Semester system for Post Graduate courses is introduced.
Aug 4 MSc Chemistry is granted sanction and affiliation.
2003 Jan 1 The newly constructed library block is blessed by His Excellency Mar Mathew Arackal and inaugurated jointly by Mr.PC Thomas MP.and Mr.Vakkachan Mattathil MP.
Jan 29 The Collge Chapel ia blessed by His Excellency Mar Mathew Arackal.
Feb 25 V.rev Fr. Mathew Aerathedam succeeded V.rev.Prof Emeritus Dr.Xaviour Koodappuzha as the manager .
2005 March 31 Prof.Augustine Thomas retires.
April 1 Prof.PT Jose,Head of the Department of Chemistry,takes charge as the principal.
2006 Feb 20 Rev Dr Joseph Nagaroor succeed Rev Fr Mathew Aerathedom as the Manager.
2007 Feb 10 Accredited by NAAC with B++ Level .
2007 May 31 Prof.PT Jose retires.
2007 June 1 Dr Ancykutty Joseph, Head of the Dept. Mathematics, takes charge as the Principal.
2008 May 27 The renovated college office is blessed the Manager.
2009 May 27 Rev. Dr Joseph Nagaroor's term as manager ends and Very Rev. Fr George Alunmkal assumes charge as new Manager.
2010 March 31 Dr Ancykutty Joseph retires from service.
2010 June 7 Dr Sunnykutty Thomas,Department of Commerce, takes charge as the Principal.
2010 July 2 The QAC(Quality Assurance Centre)is inaugurated by His Excellency Mar Arackal.
2011 May 16 Dr Sunnykutty Thomas,resigns from the of Principal.
2011 May 16 Prof VA Emmanuel, Head of the Dept. of Botany, takes charge as the Principal.
2013 March 31 Prof VA Emmanuel retires from service.
2013 June 20 Dr K Alexander,takes charge as the Principal.
2013 Sept 12 M Sc Botany Aided sanctioned.
2013 Sept 23 M Sc Botany & MA English (Unaided)started.
2014 Feb 24 Foundation stone laid for the Golden Jubilee Memorial Block by H.E. Mar Mathew Arackal.
2014 July 25 lnauguration of the yearlong Golden Jubilee celebration was held by Shri Omman Chandy, Hon.Chief Minister Kerala.
2014 Aug 1 Inauguration of fully automated Library.
2014 October 10 Inauguration of the MSc Botany (Aided) course
2015 July 31 UGC Vice Chairman Dr H Devaraj Visits the college
2015 July 31 Valedictory of Golden Jubilee Celebrations
2015 November 25 College becomes a 4G Wi-Fi enabled campus
2016 April 14 Rev Fr George Alunkel's term as Manager ends and Very Rev Fr Varghese Parinthirickal assumes charge as new Manager.