Mar Elias College, Kottappady is a private self-financing Christian Minority arts and science college established in 2006 by Kalkkunnel Mar Geevarghese Sahada Trust. It is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and approved by the Government of Kerala.The serene campus sprawling over 7.49 acers is located at Kottappady, near Kothamangalam, the doorstep of Western Ghats of Kerala. The idyllic location of the campus enjoys the refreshing aura of the rural ambience and provides a conducive ambience for learning. The nearest railway station is Aluva, 32 km west and the nearest airport is Cochin International Airport 31 km northwest of the College.Vew Details
As envisaged in the college vision, Mar Elias College, Kottappady has designed the Finishing School programme – FINISHINE,for the holistic development of students and to bridge the gap between the campus and corporate field by exposing to a dynamic work environment.
‘Service Learning’ idea is put in to practice by conducting meaningful extension programmes. Mar Elias College has a well-coordinated extension initiative titled “Unarvu”. The college has organised a good number of programmes with the purpose of educating and helping the society through continuous community engagement and extending support.
Saint Ignatius Elias III was the Patriarch of Antioch, and head of the Syriac Orthodox Church from 1917 until his death in 1932.Nasri was born in 1867 in the city of Madrin, Nasri joined the Forty Martyrs Seminary, and in 1887, he joined the Monastery of Mor Hananyo near Mardin and was ordained deacon by Peter IV.Elias was ordained priest in 1892 by Peter IV, and during the Massacre of Diyarbakir in 1895, Elias gave refuge to approximately 7000 Armenian refugees in the Monastery of Mor Quryaqos.In 1912, he was transferred to Mosul where he served until his elevation to the patriarchate in 1917. After the death of the Patriarch Abded Aloho II died in 1915, Mor Iwanius was elected Patriarch and assumed the throne in 1917.
In the year AD 1907, H.G. Joseph Mor Divannasios Metropolitan [popularly known as Pulikkottil Thirumeni] sent a decree of Blessings to our forefathers permitting them to construct a Cross at this place. Accordingly, they erected a Cross with laterite stones and instituted it on 23rd of Thulam 1907.Vew Details
Kalkunnel Mar Geevarghese Sahadha church is one among the oldest churches of the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church in the Ernakulam district, Kerala. The church always gives importance to value based education. We provide an inclusive, caring environment which fosters collaborative learning and positive relationships.
Education is not about studying; Education is about learning. I am extremely happy to address you as the Principal of Mar Elias College, Kottappady, Kerala, one of the prestigious institution in the suburbs of Ernakulam District, Kerala. At our Institution, we believe that only knowledge can give you wings.
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Libraries are places where there are no restrictions on access to information in a variety of formats and sources. They are repositories of information. Our college features a well-organized library system that supports the reading and learning needs of students and faculty.
Mar Elias college maintains a sophisticated computer lab with sufficiently configured computers. Students can access and get hands on experience in the lab. The computer terminals are connected with Local Area Network (LAN), so that the students can make use of internet for study purpose.
The College has a well-equipped air-conditioned seminar hall with all technical facilities and a sitting capacity of 70 peoples at a time.
The canteen is located inside the College. The canteen is run by the management.
The college provides excellent conveyance for the students and faculty.Bus service is provided to and from the College with the safety and convenience of our students as a priority.Our College proactively manages the transportation process. College buses are available from Kothamangalam, Keerampara, Kuruppampady, Irumalapady and Perumbavoor.
ICT enabled classrooms are the places where effective teaching - learning takes place. Thirteen class rooms in our college are ICT enabled classrooms with modern technology.
Education is complete only when it ensures all-round development of an individual.A vast playground with provisions for playing outdoor games like cricket, football, badminton, volleyball, and basketball are in place.
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