History

MOST REV. DR. JOSEPH KALATHIPARAMBIL
THE METROPOLITAN ARCHBISHOP OF VERAPOLY

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. Out of his filial devotion to His Holiness the Pope, the founder desired that the College be named after St. PAUL the celestial patron of the Pope. 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.

Co-education was introduced in our college in the year 1983. Vocational degree courses in English and Chemistry have been introduced in 1998 and 1999 respectively. In October 1983 Mahatma Gandhi University came into existence and St. Paul’s College was affiliated to it.

Archbishop Joseph Attipetty
founder patron

From Saint Paul “Everything that god has created is good; nothing is to be rejected, but everything is to be received with a prayer of thanks, because the word of God and the prayer make it acceptable to God’’

 

Profile

Rev.Fr.FELIX CHAKKALAKAL
MANAGER

'St.Paul's has efficient range of competences and smart management Systems. This college makes powerful attempts to transform academic visions into high-tech realities and she plays a significant role in shaping the future of the students of less previlaged communities'

Dr. V.J. Peter
PRINCIPAL
M.Sc., Ph.D.
petervadassery@yahoo.com
 

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. Out of his filial devotion to His Holiness the Pope, the founder desired that the College be named after St. PAUL the celestial patron of the Pope. 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.

Our Vision

The College exists to impart higher education to all, especially the marginalized communities, and consistently maintains the vision to develop an integrated personality in students, so as to enable them to face the challenging needs of the changing times and be effective and responsible citizens of the country.

Our Mission

The mission of the College is :

  • To impart excellence in higher education and give value based training for the integral development of the individual.
  • To uplift the poor and underprivileged sections of the society
  • To inculcate in students a comprehensive outlook of life
  • To instil in them a spirit of social sensibility
  • To encourage unity in diversity and thereby a sense of belonging to a worthy national community.

Goals & Objectives

The College is dedicated to the celestial patron St. Paul, the great missionary with a vision. To fulfil the motto of the institution “Life Nobly Lived”, the following objectives and goals are given due consideration.

  • Achieve academic excellence.
  • Achieve all round development of the pupils’ personality.
  • Inculcate good character and conduct along with a sound philosophy of life.
  • Develop secular and democratic outlook in order to become responsible citizens of the nation.
  • Imbibe the cultural heritage of our country.
  • Promote and develop extra-curricular talents along with curricular activities.
  • Equip students with information technology.
  • Provide opportunities and facilities to the students belonging to economically, socially and educationally marginalized communities in the field of higher education.
  • Inculcate discipline, intellectual enquiry, independent thinking and leadership quality.

Anthem

Mile Stones

  • 1964 - Foundation stone (Blessed by His Holiness Pope Paul VI) laid by Dr. Samuel Mathai in the presence of Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Attipetty, Archbishop of Verapoly.
  • 1965 - College started.
  • 1978 - Upgraded with B.Com.
  • 1979 - B.A. Economics started.
  • 1979 - Shift System introduced.
  • 1980 - Started B.Sc. Physics and B.Sc. Mathematics.
  • 1982 - Started M.A. Economics.
  • 1983 - Co - education started.
  • 1983 - Foundation stone of the New Block laid by The Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Kelanthara, Archbishop of Verapoly.
  • 1984 - Started M.Sc. Physics.
  • 1984 - New Block Completed- Blessed by The Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Kelanthara, Archbishop of Verapoly.
  • 1985 - Approval of the Research Centre for Ph.D. (Physics).
  • 1988 - Shift System abolished.
  • 1989 - Full Fledged athletic ground laid.
  • 1993 - U.G.C. Affiliation.
  • 1994 - Chemistry Lab renovated.
  • 1995 - Started M.Sc. Mathematics.
  • 1996 - Foundation stone of the Post Graduate Block laid by The Most Rev. Dr. Cornelius Elenjikal, Archbishop of Verapoly.
  • 1997 - Computer centre blessed and inaugurated by The Most Rev. Dr. Daniel Acharuparambil, Archbishop of Verapoly.
  • 1998 - Started B.A. English.
  • 1999 - Started B.Sc. Chemistry ( Petrochemicals).
  • 2001 - College Library upgraded to First Grade.
  • 2001 - Started M.Com. programme.
  • 2001 - Started M.B.A., M.A. (English) Off Campus Course.
  • 2002 - Started L.L.M. Off Campus Course.
  • 2002 - Foundation Stone for College Auditorium laid by The Most Rev. Dr. Daniel Acharuparambil, Archbishop of Verapoly.
  • 2002 - Physics Lab renovated.
  • 2002 - Seminar Hall blessed and inaugurated by The Most Rev. Dr. Daniel Acharuparambil, Archbishop of Verapoly.
  • 2003 - Started M.Sc. Chemistry (Self Financing).
  • 2003 - Inauguration of Fitness Centre.
  • 2004 - Inauguration of St. Paul’s College new Complex - New Gate way, Auditorium, Computer Centre, Language Lab, Girls’ Retiring room, Post Graduate Study Centre & Student Support Centre.
  • 2004 - Started M.A. English (Self Financing).
  • 2004 - Accredited by NAAC with B+ level.
  • 2005 - Ruby Jubilee Celebrations commenced.
  • 2005 - Inauguration of Ruby Jubilee Memorial Chemistry Laboratory.
  • 2006 - Blessing of Ruby Jubilee Fitness Centre & Basketball Court.
  • 2007 - Rubber - saplings planted in the College Campus.
  • 2008 - Construction of Women’s Hostel building started.
  • 2009 - Add-on course, Communicative English started.
  • 2009 - Started B.Com & B.B.A. Off Campus Courses.
  • 2010 - Re-accredited by NAAC with B level.
  • 2010 - B.A. (Eng.), B.Sc. (Chem.) & M.Com regularised.
  • 2010 - Renovation of Play ground.
  • 2011 - Inauguration of Women’s Hostel.
  • 2011  - Renovation of College Chapel.
  • 2012  - Foundation stone laid for multi speciality library complex.
  • 2013  - Add-on course - Professional Tour Guide - started.
  • 2013  - Started two new Courses: B.Com with Computer Applications and B.A. English (Model I, Self Financing).
  • 2014  - Golden Jubilee Celebrations commenced.
  • 2014 - Started new Course : B.Com with Computer Application (Model I, Regular).
  • 2014  - Inauguration of the Digital Library.
  • 2015  - Inauguration of the renovated Canteen, NCC office, Department Store.
  • 2016  - Re-accredited by NAAC with A level.

Management

PATRON

MOST REV. DR. JOSEPH KALATHIPARAMBIL
(METROPOLITAN ARCHBISHOP OF VERAPOLY)

MANAGER

REV. FR. FELIX CHACKALACKAL, B.Ph, B.D, M.A, M.Phil, C.P.E (USA)

ST. PAUL’S COLLEGE TRUST

PRESIDENT

MOST REV. DR. JOSEPH KALATHIPARAMBIL
(METROPOLITAN ARCHBISHOP OF VERAPOLY)

SECRETARY

REV. FR. FELIX CHACKALACKAL, B.Ph, B.D, M.A, M.Phil, C.P.E (USA)

MEMBERS

  • VERY REV. FR. JOSE PADIYARAM PARAMBIL (VICAR GENERAL, VERAPOLY ARCHDIOCESE)
  • VERY REV. FR. VARGHESE VALIYAPARAMBIL (CHANCELLOR, VERAPOLY ARCHDIOCESE)
  • VERY REV. FR. JEROME CHAMMINIKODATH (FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR, VERAPOLY ARCHDIOCESE)
  • REV. FR. CLEMENT VALLUVASSERY (VICE CHANCELLOR, VERAPOLY ARCHDIOCESE)

Statutory

COLLEGE COUNCIL

  1. Dr. V.J. Peter M.Sc., Ph.D. (Principal) (Ex-officio President)
  2. Dr. K.J.Rose Philo, M.Sc., M.Ed, M.Phil., Ph.D. (Vice-Principal)
  3. Dr. Sobhana Michael M.A.,B.Ed., Ph.D.(Vice-Principal)
  4. Dr. Reena J Andrews, M.A, M.Phil., Ph. D.
  5. Dr. K.J.Rose Philo, M.Sc., M.Ed, M.Phil., Ph.D.
  6. Mr. George Valluvachery, M.A., B.Ed.
  7. Mr. Valentine D’Cruz, M.Sc., M.Phil.
  8. Mr. Jose Xavier, M.P.Ed., M.Phil.
  9. Mr. Gibin Jacob, M.Com, B.Ed.
  10. Mr. Justine George, M.A., M.Phil.
  11. Dr. P.J. Beena, M.A, B.Ed., Ph.D.
  12. Mr. Binil Kumar M.R., M.A, M.Phil., B.Ed.
  13. Mr. Binu P.C., M.L.I.S.

Patrons

The Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Attipetty

Ph.D., S.T.D, L.L.D
1965 - 1970

The Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Kelanthara

D.D, L.L.D., D.C.L., D.S.Sc.,M.A., M.Ed.
1971 - 1986

Rt. Rev. Dr. Antony Thannikot

Ph.L., S.T.D (Vice Patron)
1978 - 1984

The Most Rev. Dr. Cornelius Elenjikal

Ph.D., D.C.L
1987 - 1996

The Most Rev. Dr. Daniel Acharuparambil

M.A., Ph.D.
1996 - 2010

The Most Rev.Dr.Francis Kallarakal

M.A.,Ph.D.
2010 - 2016

MOST REV. DR. JOSEPH KALATHIPARAMBIL

2016 Onwards

Managers

Rt. Rev. Fr. Francis Payyapilly

M.A.
1965 - 1977

Rt. Rev. Msgr. Emmanuel Lopez

 
1977 - 1984

Rev. Fr. Raphael Ollattupuram

M.A
1984 - 1988

Rev. Dr. Joseph Thaikoodan

Dip. Ed.,PGCE, M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D.
1988 - 1992

Rev. Fr. Joseph Kuttikkal

B.D.
1992 - 1994

Rt. Rev. Msgr. Dr. Joy Kalathiparambil

B.Ph., B.Th., D.C.L.
1994 - 1995

Rev. Fr. Bernard Chaneparambil

B.Ph., B.Th., M.A., Ph.L.
1995 - 1998

Rev. Fr. Jose Chelangara

B.Ph.,B.Th., Dip.P.Tech, M.A.(Hist.),M.A.(Lit.),M.A.(Socio),B.Ed., M.H.R.M. M.Phil, PhD (Lit)
1998 - 2008

Rev. Dr. Douglas Pinheiro

B.Ph., B.Th., M.Th. Ph.D.
2008 -2011

Rev. Fr. Felix Chakkalakkal

B.D., M.A.(Lit), M. Phil, CPE(U.S.A.)
2011 Onwards

Principals

Rev. Dr. Antony Mukkath

Ph.D.
1965 - 1978

Rev. Fr.Raphael Ollattupuram

 
1978 - 1984

Prof. Antony Issac

M.A.
1978 - 1984

Prof.V.D.William Placid

M.Sc.
1994 - 1999

Prof.P.Jose Sebastian

M.Sc.
1999 - 2000

Prof.V.X.Sebastian

M.A
2000 - 2007

Prof. P.J. Roy

M.Sc.
2007 -2010

Dr. Edwin Xavier

M.Sc., Ph.D.
2010-2016

Dr. V.J. Peter

M.Sc., Ph.D.
2016-till now

  • Email:
  • paulscollege@ymail.com
  • Office:
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  • Manager :
  • Rev. Fr. Felix Chakkalakkal
  • Phone: 0484-2558778
  • Principal :
  • Dr. V.J. Peter M.Sc., Ph.D.
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