Mar Elias College, Kottappady is a private self-financing Christian Minority arts and science college established in 2006 by the Mar Elias Educational Trust under the aegis of Kalkkunnel Mar Geevarghese Sahada Church, Kottappady. 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 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.
Transforming lives and communities through holistic development and socio-economic freedom of the society, by imparting higher education infused with human values.