Memory That Made US

Alphonsa College is one of the pioneering institutions for the higher education of women in the state of Kerala. It perpetuates the memory of St. Alphonsa whose saintly life of love and service has always been an inspiration to the people of Pala. The college owes its

  • 1964 -Founding of the college. Our founder patron – Mar Sebastian Vayalil. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Philip Valiyil appointed as Manager. Rev. Dr.N.M.Thomas appointed as Principal. Rev. Fr. Joseph Kurias appointed as Bursar.
  • 1967- B.Sc Maths, B.Sc Physics, B.Sc Chemistry, B.Sc Botany, B.Sc Zoology, B.A. English and B.A. Economics courses started. 1968 Rev. Sr. Mary Rosula C.M.C. takes over as Principal.
  • 1970- Inauguration of Library and Auditorium Block.
  • 1973- Rev. Sr. Mary Mercy SABS takes over as Principal.
  • 1974 -Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Pallikaparampil takes over as Manager.
  • 1978 – Starting of the College Canteen.
  • 1979 – Rev. Sr. Pelagia S.H. takes over as Principal.
  • 1981- Rt.Rev.Dr. Joseph Pallikaparampil becomes Patron of the College. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Kurian Vanchipurackal takes over as Manager. B.A. History and M.Sc Zoology courses started.
  • 1983 -Inauguration of Bishop Vayalil Block.
  • 1984- Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Mattam takes over as Manager. Rev. Sr. Anne Teresa F.C.C. takes over as Principal.
  • 1988 -Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the College.
  • 1989 -Inauguration of the Silver Jubilee Memorial Block.
  • 1990- Rev. Sr. Meletia C.M.C. takes over as Principal.
  • 1993 – Computer Course started. Inauguration of the Conference Hall.
  • 1994- Inauguration of the new Alphonsa Book Stall & Co-Op. Store 1995 Rev. Msgr. Philip Njaralakkatt, takes over as Manager. Rev. Dr. Sr. Jessy Maria S.A.B.S. takes over as Principal. M.A. Politics course started. Rev. Fr. Joseph Kollamparambil appointed as Bursar.
  • 1996 -Alphonsa Institute of Computer Studies started.
  • 1998 -B.Sc Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics course started. Diploma Course in Fashion Technology and Garment Designing started.
  • 1999- College accredited by NAAC. ‘O’ level computer course with recognition from Govt. of India started.
  • 2000 -Rev. Sr. Marykutty Paul SH takes over as Principal. B.Sc. Physics – Vocational – with Computer Application started.
  • 2001 -Inauguration of the Alphonsa Fitness Centre.
  • 2002 -Full Accreditation to the ‘O’ level Computer Course.
  • 2004 -Inauguration of the Basketball Court. Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Kallarangattu becomes patron of the college. Celebration of the Ruby Jubilee of the College. Inauguration of the Alphonsa Block in Maria Sadanam.
  • 2005- Inauguration of the Website. M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition Course started. Msgr. Enas Ottathengumkal takes over as Manager. Rev. Sr. Marykutty T. T. (Sr. Jais C.M.C.) takes over as Principal. Career Oriented Courses started.
  • 2006- Rev. Fr. Jose Pulavelil appointed as Bursar. Intercom facility provided in all Departments and offices.
  • 2007 -College reaccredited by NAAC.
  • 2008- Networking of computer systems of all Departments. Inauguration of UGC sponsored Centre for Gandhian Studies.
  • 2009 -Rev. Dr. Sr. Celine Mathew SABS takes over as Principal. Construction of St. Alphonsa Birth Centenary Memorial Indoor Stadium.
  • 2010- Construction of New Administrative Block 2011 Msgr. Joseph Kollamparampil takes over as Manager. Renovation of Seminar Hall. College declared as a Minority Educational Institution by National Commission for Minority Educational Institution, Government of India.
  • 2013- His Excellency Mar Jacob Murickan takes over as the Manager of the College. Msgr. Joseph Kollamparampil takes over as the Pro-Manager. Dr. Sr. Elsamma Thomas takes over as Principal. Dr. Sr. Jansamma Thomas takes over as Vice-Principal. College re-accredited by NAAC (3rd cycle) M.A English, Chemistry and B Com Self financing courses started.
  • 2014 -Celebration of Golden Jubilee of the College . Construction of Golden Jubilee Memorial Block. Dr. Sr. Jansamma Thomas takes over as Principal. Dr. Sr. Gigimol M.G. takes over as Vice-Principal. MA English aided course started. B.Voc -sports nutrition and Physiotherapy And Fashion Technology started.
  • 2015 Blessing and inauguration of Golden Jubilee Memorial Block
  • 2016 Dr. Alice Jose takes over as Principal

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