Welcome to St.Paul's College
St. Paul’s College functions under the management of the Archdiocese of
Verapoly and is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University and the U.G.C.
The College was founded by Dr. Joseph Attipetty, the late Archbishop of
Verapoly to commemorate the historic visit of His Holiness Pope Paul VI to
India in connection with the 38th International Eucharistic Congress held in
November - December 1964. The foundation stone of the college was blessed
by His Holiness on December 3, 1964 and was solemnly laid by
Dr. Samuel Mathai, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kerala in the
presence of His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Attipetty on 13th February 1965.The College
started functioning from 13th July 1965 imparting instruction to students for
the two year Pre-Degree Course.
The first degree course, B.Com. was introduced in the year 1978 and
gradually other degree courses such as B.Sc. Physics, B.Sc. Mathematics
and B.A. Economics were introduced. St.Paul’s College became a first grade
college with the introduction of M.A. Economics in the year 1982. At present
the college offers postgraduate courses in Economics, Physics, Mathematics,
Chemistry, Commerce and English. The Department of Physics and Commerce
are research centres of Mahatma Gandhi University.