About us

Mar Elias College

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. The college has been accredited with B++ Grade by NAAC in June 2023.

The College offers eight undergraduate and three postgraduate programmes. It has state- of-the-art infrastructure facilities for effective teaching and learning. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled and there is an ICT enabled library with a good collection of books and journals. Besides, there is a football court and a volleyball court on the campus and also a canteen is functioning for the students and staff.

The present eminence of the College is the result of the long vision and resolute commitment of the Management coupled with the unconditional cooperation and hardwork of the staff and students. Above all, the intercession and blessings of the Patron Saints, Mar Ignatius Elias III and St. George have been the major guiding spirit. The College takes pride in its past achievements and looks forward to realizing its visionand aspirations for the future.

Our Vision

Transforming lives and communities through holistic development and socio-economic freedom of the society, by imparting higher education infused with human values.

Our Mission
  • To equip our students with the skills necessary to respond to the opportunities and challenges associated with ever changing society.
  • To equip our stake holders, in attaining the qualities required for employment/ entrepreneurship and higher studies
  • To inculcate social values and ethical thinking based on gender neutrality
  • To provide the holistic development to the stakeholders and the society through curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
College Logo
  • Straight line represents farmlands since the college surrounded by the same.
  •  Hills symbolizes the location of the college as it is situated at the foot station of the Western Ghats.
  •  Cross indicates truth, patience and endurance. 
  •  Open book aims at the dissemination of knowledge.
  •  The shape of the logo targets the conversion of knowledge to wisdom.
Goals and Objectives
  • To mould our students as globally competent and socially committed leaners.
  • To Recruit well qualified, experienced and dedicated faculties.
  • Uplift the social environment around the campus by conducting various extension programmes.
  • Continuous evaluation and improvement of our system of education.
  • Encourage creative and innovative students programmes.
  • Promotion of trust through professional courtesy and fair treatment.