History & Profile
St. Mary’s college turned to be the first educational institution of CFIC in India when it was officially inaugurated by district collector of Malappuram, Shri. James Varghese IAS, in a public meeting presided over by Bishop of Thamarasseri, Mar Jacob Thoomkuzhi, on 17th June 1996. Initially the college offered Pre- Degree courses (pvt) and in the succeeding years the institution marked its presence with private studies in BA History, BA Economics, Bsc Maths, BA English and B.com. Sr. Udaya (CMC) of first batch secured first rank in BA History. In the academic year of 2005-2006,the college became an off campus center of MG University and in 2010 the campus was affiliated to The University of Calicut. Many students have obtained ranks in various streams and the recent achiever is Sreelakshmi B as she bagged first rank in MA English in 2016-18. Today, St. Mary’s college opens a vast opportunity for aspirants as it offers graduation in English, History, Economics, Political Science, Physics, Maths, BCA, Psychology, B.Com Cooperation, B.com Finance, B.com Computer Application, BBA along with post graduation in English and Commerce.
The college has grown into one of the major educational institutions in Perinthalmanna with 1500 students, 80 teaching and 25 non teaching staffs. The college is obliged to Rev. Fr. Jose Mathew Parayil, Rev. Fr. Antony Tharakanparambil, Rev.Fr. Martin Cherumadathil, Rev. Fr. Shaji Ullattil and Rev.Fr. Binu P D for their selfless service as principals over the years. At Present Rev. Fr. Denny Cholappallil is the in charge of St. Mary’s college. NSS, Malayalavedi, Associations of English, History, Commerce, Maths, Computer, Physics, Psychology and Economics are being encouraged and supported by the management as the college aims for overall achievement of students. Students of St. Mary’s college have proven their talents in Calicut University C-Zone, InterZone and Inter university competitions. The prime objective of St. Mary’s college is to build a quality and disciplined generation.