|City||Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India|
Mar Ivanios College
(Re-accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council - NAAC with 'A' grade)
Thiruvanathapuram - 695015
|Phone||+91-471 2531053, 2530023|
|Fax||+91-471 2531053, 2530023|
|[email protected], [email protected]|
Mar Ivanios college owes its existence to the farsighted vision of the late Archbishop Mar Ivanios of Trivandrum. It is one of the Malankara Syrian Catholic colleges established and administered by the Archdiocese of Trivandrum in accordance with the rights of the minority community guaranteed in the constitution of India. The late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios was the first Principal and Patron of the college for 40 years. His Grace The Most Rev.Cyril Mar Baselios, the Archbishop of Trivandrum is the patron of the college.Recommended by the Malcolm Adiseshiah Commission set up for the study of Higher Education in Kerala, for the Autonomous status in 1985, Mar Ivanios College is a pioneering Institution of Higher Education in Kerala since 1949.The first College under the Kerala University to be Accredited by NAAC, Mar Ivanios College has now been awarded the status of the College with Potential for Excellence by the UGC. The portals of this great temple of learning has welcomed generations of intellectual, cultural and social giants from the length and breadth of the Country who left indelible footprints on the sands of time making Mar Ivanios College a proud alma–mater.
A minority institution established in 1949 by the Archdiocese of Thiruvananthapuram, as one of the Malankara Syrian Catholic Colleges, the Mar Ivanios College is located in a picturesque setting on a small hilltop with a sprawling campus area of 50 acres in Bethany Hills, Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram. The Malankara Syrian Catholic Management is a pioneering Educational agency, which has taken up the mission of imparting Education based on Christian values of universal love and brotherhood, catering to all, regardless of caste, community, creed or sex. The college stands for ‘academic excellence, development of skills and character formation…. to produce intellectually trained, morally upright, socially committed and spiritually inspired men and women of India’. The Management is involved in General, Technical and Professional Education.
Acclaimed as a leading Centre of Excellence in Higher Education, Mar Ivanios College offers 10 Degree courses and 7 Post Graduate Courses. The Departments of Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Commerce and English are recognized Research Centres. Three Vocational Courses which are very popular is offered. They are MTA, BVMC and Bio-technology. It also offers place and facility for an IGNOU centre and an IDE centre. Mar Ivanios College has an ambience conducive for the pursuit of Education away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Admissions are held every year during the months of June/July. Every year there is a great rush for admissions to this College. Admissions are usually done according to the guidelines and schedule given by the University. Special consideration is given to the economically and socially backward students. Hostel admissions are also done at that time.
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) , of the University Grants Commission is the leading organisation of India that ensures quality and excellence in higher education, and accredits higher education Mar Ivanios College was one of the first few institutions of the country and Kerala State to be accredited by NAAC in 1999. The NAAC report(1999) has highlighted Mar Ivanios as “ .. one of the best run Institutions of the Country ”.
In 2004, the University Grants Commission(UGC) , New Delhi has identified Mar Ivanios College as one of the few selected colleges of India as COLLEGE WITH POTENTIAL FOR EXCELLENCE. MIC has been shortlisted by UGC for granting the autonomous status. The Mar Ivanios College has submitted its Reaccreditation Report in November 2004 and is all set for Re-accreditation by NAAC in Dec 2004 or January 2005.
Vision and Mission
The 55 years of Excellence in Higher Education of Mar Ivanios College, initiated in 1949 by its Founder-visionary, the Late His Grace Mar Ivanios, Archbishop of Trivandrum, have constituted a strong impetus to the State’s march to the New Millennium. In the context of globalization, in order to meet the challenges, the Higher Education Scenario has to be streamlined on a par with global standards. Mar Ivanios College having been awarded the status of a “College with Potential for Excellence” by the UGC has recognized its role in the present context as an agent of progress, social change, and development of the nation.
The founder of the College, the late Archbishop Mar Ivanios of Thiruvananthapuram, had envisaged the College as a Residential Agricultural University in the model of Shanthiniketan since the majority of the population in the State then depended on Agriculture. Today, in the changed situation, all the facilities required for a University have been made available on the Bethany Hills with facility for education from kindergarten to Post-Graduate studies, making it a vast Education Complex. Mar Ivanios College is one of the Malankara Syrian Catholic Colleges established and administered by the Archdiocese of Trivandrum in accordance with the rights of the minority community guaranteed in the Constitution of India. This College has been established for providing educational opportunities to the young men and women of our country especially the members of the Syrian Catholic Christian Community. It extends its services to the members of the other communities also to the extent possible irrespective of Caste or Creed.
Mar Ivanios college offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
Mar Ivanios college offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Arts (BA)View Details Duration: 3 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
Mar Ivanios college offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)View Details Duration: 3 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
Mar Ivanios college offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)View Details Duration: 3 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
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