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 Christ College, nurtured and nourished by the collective will of the people of Irinjalakuda, has its origin in 1956 at Mangadikunnu, then a forlorn hill on the out skirts of Irinjalakuda Municipality. The College was formally inaugurated by Sri.B.Ramakrishna Rao, Governer of Kerala on October 13th 1957. The College started with 240 students and 14 members on the teaching staff. At present it has 18 departments of study, managed by nearly 150 teachers and 50 members of the non - teaching staff. About 2550 students are currently enrolled in the principal division of the college.

20 May

1955

College Committee of Citizens formed

18 June

1955

University sanction for starting the College

24 October

1955

Foundation stone of the College laid by

 

 

Rev.Fr.Maurus CMI, Prior General

23 February

1956

17 Acres of Municipal land given on lease by the Government

17 June

1956

Blessing of the College by Dr.G.C.Alappat, Bishop of Thrissur

18 June

1956

Classes Begin.

 

 

First Manager: Rev.Fr.Clemens CMI and

 

 

First Principal: Rev.Fr. Gabriel CMI

09 July

1956

Visit of the first University Inspection Commission

June

1957

Front Block completed. Degree Course in Chemistry,

 

 

Zoology & Commerce started.

13 October

1957

Formal Inauguration of the College by Sri. B. Ramakrishna

 

 

Rao, Governor of Kerala

December

1957

Junior Hostel Building Completed

June

1958

B.A. Economics started

 

1957-58

Kandamkulathy Trophy for Football Instituted

June

1960

Old Students’ Association Formed

June

1960

B.Sc. Physics started

September

1960

Vidhyarthy Bhavan Hostel Completed

30 October

1960

Christ Monastery (Junior Hostel) formally inaugurated

June

1961

Post - Graduate Courses in Commerce and Zoology started

 

1961-62

Students’ Centre & Hobby Workshop opened

February

1963

Library block Completed.

 

 

Christ College Development Committee formed.

 

 

Zoology Museum inaugurated.

June

1963

Christ College Women’s Section opened

June

1963

B.Sc. Mathematics started

June

1964

Christ College Women’s Section separated as

 

 

St. Joseph’s College

June

1964

Two Year Pre - Degree course started

23 August

1964

Christ Monastery shifted to the new building

2 December

1965

Sri. A. P. Jain, Governor of Kerala visited the College

June

1966

Special B.Sc. Chemistry & zoology and M.Sc. Chemistry started.

 

 

M. Com & M. Sc Zoology Blocks completed.

26 - 30 Dec.

1966

Decennium celebrated with competitions,

 

 

conferences and cultural programmes;

 

 

Sri. Bhagvan Sai, Governor of Kerala presided.

 

 

College park completed.

January

1967

Old student’s Trophy for Volley Ball Instituted

 

1968

College came under the jurisdiction of Calicut University

26 October

1968

U.G.C. Team inspected the College and was much impressed

1 February

1969

College day, presided over by

 

 

Sri. V. V. Giri Vice president of India.

December

1969

National Service Scheme - Two Units Nos. 49 & 70 started.

 

1969-70

H. E. Joseph Card Parecattil visited the College.

 

1970-71

Won the University aggregate Championship. Winners of

 

 

University Volley Ball, Basket-Ball, Tennis and Shuttle Badminton

26 May

1971

College Chapel consecrated.

 

1971-72

M.Sc. Chemistry Block completed. 400 Metres Track completed

08 May

1973

Library building (present auditorium) foundation stone laid

 

1973

Approval of Zoology Department as a Research centre

05 February

1974

5th University Athletic Meet Inaugurated by

 

 

Field Marshal SamManekshaw.

19 Dec.

1974

18th School State Athletic Meet

 

1975

Approval of Chemistry Department as a Research centre

17 March

1975

Inauguration of the new library building (Present Auditorium) by

 

 

His Exc. A.M. Thomas

31 March

1975

Retirement of Fr. Gabriel, First Principal

01 April

1975

Appointment of Fr. J. V. Ambooken as Principal

31 August

1975

Construction of Staff Hostel

14 February

1976

College day, presided over by Dr. Noor Mohammed,

 

 

V.C of Calicut University

30 April

1976

Inspection by U.G.C. Team

June

1976

Sanskrit as second Language started

29 Oct.

1976

8th University Athletic Meet

31 March

1978

Construction of workshop and animal house. Winners of the

 

 

University Volley - Ball, Tennis and Junior Athletics.

 

1978-79

Construction of Research Laboratory and Aquarium

 

1979-80

Introduction of shift system. Addition of four batches at

 

 

Pre - Degree level.

 

 

‘D’ Zone Arts Festival. Winners of the University Volley - Ball

 

 

and Tennis

 

 

11th Calicut University Athletic Championship

1 October

1980

Completion of Chemistry Block

7 to 10 Jan.

1981

State Athletic Meet

December

1981

B. Sc. Geology started

4 to 8 March

1982

Celebration of Silver Jubilee

November

1982

M. A. Economics started

February

1985

Sixteenth University Athletic Meet

March

1985

Completion of Mini Language Lab

20 April

1985

Fr. J. V. Ambookan, Principal on leave. Appointment of

 

 

Fr. Jose Stephen as Principal

 

1987

Runners up of Inter College Arts Festival

13 February

1987

College day; Sri. V. M. Sudheeran Hon. Speaker of Assembly

 

 

presided.

15 Sept.

1987

Retirement of Fr.J. V. Ambooken, Principal.

 

 

Winners of Trichur District League Football.

January

1989

Two Computers - PC / XT installed

February

1989

Winners of ‘D’ Zone and Inter Zone Arts Festival

3 March

1989

College day, Dr. T. K Ravindran, V. C, University of Calicut

 

 

presided.

March

1989

Modi Zerox - Photo Copier Installed

June

1989

Shift system discontinued retaining the same number of

 

 

students, batches and groups in the Pre - Degree Class.

23 October

1990

B.Sc. Degree Course in Physical Education started.

3 March

1989

College day, Dr. T. K Ravindran, V. C, University of Calicut

 

 

presided.

March

1989

Modi Zerox - Photo Copier Installed

June

1989

Shift system discontinued retaining the same number of

 

 

students, batches and groups in the Pre - Degree Class.

23 October

1990

B.Sc. Degree Course in Physical Education started.

15 November 1990 Library restructuring completed
8 March 1991

College day. Chief Guest: Dr. M. Leelavathy.

Runners up of Interzone Volley Ball.

23 April 1991 Appointment of Rev.Fr. Thomas A. Achandy as Principal November
  1991

Research Project on “New Organic Farming Technology using Earth worms” sanctioned. Principal Investigator- Prof. Mathew P. John, Dept. of Chemistry.

  1992 Winners of Interzone Football, Volley Ball and Runners up of Interzone Hand Ball.
  1992-93 Introduction of Co-Education in the Graduate & Post Graduate Courses.
30 October  1992 

College Union Inauguration by Sri. P. P. George, Hon. Minister for Agriculture, Government of Kerala

  1993  Winners of Interzone Judo, Runners up of Interzone Volleyball, Runners up of University Athletics
22 April 1994

Fr. Jose Chittilappilly assumes office as Principal.

Winners of Interzone Judo

6 October 1994

B.Sc. Physical Education converted to B. P. E.- a Professional Course.

Winners of All Kerala Inter Collegiate Football.

10 July  1995  A unit of C.R.E.S. (Computer Education) started in Christ College.
October      1995   National Service Scheme - Third Unit No. 20 started.
11 November 1995 Blessing of Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara Seminar Hall Winners of Interzone Judo
13 November 1995   M.Sc. Physics started.
7 February  1996

Inauguration of B. P. E. by Hon. Edn. Minister

Sri. E.T. Mohmmed Basheer Winners of College Games Football.

Winners of University Football (Women). Runners up of University Football (Men)

3 August   1996

Blessing of the first floor of the New Block.

N.C.C. Women’s Wing started

November 1996 Rajeev Gandhi Memorial Trophy for the best College in Calicut University
April  1998 Fr. C. A. Thomas assumes office as Principal
June   1998 Three Batches of Pre - Degree delinked

January

1999

Library Computerised. New concrete basket ball court inaugurated

 

January

 

2000

University over-all champions in Men and Women Gymnastics.

M. Sc. Environmental Science started.

April

2000

Office Computerisation started. Language Lab completed.

June

2000

Pre - Degree delinked from College

 

 

 

 

September

2001

 

 

 

 

2001

Sanskrit at Degree level as additional language Malayalam as additional language for B.Com

Sub centre of Centre for Continuing Education, Kerala sanctioned. PGDCA course (Part time) sanctioned by Department of Technical Education, Kerala

M. A. West Asian Studies started. Water Testing Lab started.

 

 

 

2002

Semester system introduced in Post Graduate Courses. Runners up of Inter Zone Football (Men)

Off - Campus Centre of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore started

August

 

 

 

1 May

2002

 

 

 

2003

National Service Scheme - Fourth Unit No. 147 started. Winners of ‘D’ Zone Arts Festival, Interzone Football, Hockey,

Hand Ball (Men),Gymnastics (Men), and Runners up of Interzone Basketball & Volleyball (Men).

Fr. Francis Kurissery assumes office as Principal.

14 to 16 July

2003

NAAC Review team visit for accreditation of the college

16 Sept.

2003

Accreditation by NAAC, B++ grade.

IQAC established. Interzone Football Winners, ‘D’ Zone Arts Festival Winners

 

2003

Runners up in the University Judo championship (Men & Women)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2004

Winners of Interzone Hockey , Gymnastic & Runners up in

Interzone Basket Ball, Hand Ball & Hockey (Women)

I.T. VIGYAN , a 3month Certificate Course started for the first time in Kerala at a nominal fee of Rs.100 per student to bridge the digital divide among College students. The couse was designed by Prof. Sebastian Joseph. College Union sponsored free Internet Coupons worth 5 hours to each student.

UGC Career Oriented Programme was sanctioned

 

24 May

 

2004

Dr. M.M. Ghani Best Teacher Award to Dr. N.D. Inasu

Public Address System Installed

1 June

2004

Fr. C. O. Jose assumes office as Principal

August

 

 

December

2004

 

 

2004

Change of the course of M. A. West Asian studies to M.A. History Winners of Inter Collegiate Football Tournaments (Men) Runners up of Interzone Hockey (Men)

NCC National integration Camp

January

2005

Winners of Interzone Hockey (Women), Gymnastic & College Games Foot Ball (Men).Runners up of Interzone Football (Men),

Judo (Men & Women) and Arts Festival.

July 2005

B.Com. additional batch - A (Self Financing) started Runners up of Interzone Hockey (Men)

 2005-2006 GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR             

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17 November

2005

Golden Jubilee Proclamation

05 December

2005

Christ College declared state’s first 100% Internet and computer literate academic institution on account of the successful conduct of I.T. Vigyan programme among UG students for 3 years . Inaguration of Golden Jubilee Celebrations with Christ Jyothidarshan

February

2006

Gurupooja & Public Meeting

20 July

2006

Rev.Dr. Joseph K.M. assumes office as principal

   

Jubilee year was marked with Jubilee Expo - 2006 -

   

National Exhibition, Cultural Fest, Parents Meet, Old students family get together and Mar Clemens Thottungal Memorial elocution competition.

   

Winners of interzone Gymnastic & Hockey (Men) and Runners up of interzone Hockey (Women)

03 December

2006

The Concluding of the Golden Jubilee celebrations by Sri. Oscar Fernandes, Minister for Labour, Govt. of India.

03 December

2006

Golden Jubilee Memorial Ladies Hostel-Inaugurated.

January

  2007

Mr.  Soni John T, Dept. of BPE, won Endeavour Postgraduate  Award (instituted by Govt. of Australia) for doing Ph.D in an Australian University.

6 February

2007

Commerce block II floor and Computer Lab inaugurated. Reception to Padmabhushan Rev. Fr. Gabriel CMI Founder Principal.

July 

2007

P.G. Diploma in Disaster Management started.

15 October

2007

Rev. Dr. Jose Thekkan CMI assumes office as Principal.

December

2007

 Golden Jubilee Celebrations of NCC unit, Christ College.

1st January

2008

Ladies Hostel admission started.

February

  2008

Golden Jubilee celebrations of Zoology, Chemistry and Commerce departments.

March

2008

Winners of Interzone Gymnastics (Men), Foot Ball (Women), Hockey (Women) and Mar Thoma all Kerala invitation Football Tournament Runners up of Interzone Boxing (Men) and Interzone Volleyball (Women)

June

2008

Internet Café inaugurated and unlimited internet access to students

July

2008

Dr M. M Ghani Best Teacher award to Dr. A. V. George and Dr. John K Thomas.

August

2008   

Dr. S Shivaprasad Foundation Best Teacher award to Dr. S. Sreekumar.

   

Inauguration of Academy for the coaching to Civil Services. Introduction of students police force as a part of Janamithri Police at College Level

September

2008

Golden Jubilee celebrations of Economics department.

November

2008

Inauguration of the Language Lab; The add on course

   

Communicative English started.

January

2009

Coaching center for the CPT examination for C.A started.

March

2009

Golden Jubilee celebrations of Physics department

   

Merit Day- Celebration of garnering 10 ranks in PG including

   

5 First ranks;

   

Runners up in D-Zone and Inter Zone arts festivals;

   

Winners in Gymnastics, Hockey & Football (Women) and

   

Runners up in softball (women).

   

Winners of the 47th Kandamkulathy All Kerala Inter Collegiate Football

   

tournament.

June

2009

Choice Based Credit Semester System introduced in the Degree Level.

   

Interphase meeting with UGC team for Development Grant.

July

2009

Inauguration of Renovated and fully Computerized office by

   

Rt. Rev. Dr. James Pazhayattil.

August

2009

St Berchman’s award for the Best College Teacher of Kerala-

   

Conferred on Dr. A. V. George, Department of Geology and

   

Environmental Science.

November

2009

NAAC Peer team visit for Re accreditation (2nd Cycle) of the College

   

Dr M. M. Ghani award for the best teacher of Calicut University

   

to Dr. K.T. Thomas of History Dept.

January

2010

College Reacredited (2nd Cycle) with ‘A’ Grade with a CGPA of 3.02

   

Reception to Dr. K. Radhakrishnan, the ISRO chairman and

   

Christ College Alumnus. Former President of India

   

Dr. Abdul Kalam in the Campus for the function.

February

2010

Winners in Interzone Gymnastics for the 19th time in a row;

   

Winners of SN Trophy Inter Collegiate

   

Football tournament, Coimbatore; Runners up in Interzone

   

Volleyball, Hockey, Cycling, Boxing &

   

Arts Festival; and third place in Interzone Basketball, Soft ball &

   

Weight Lifting.

   

National level acclamation to 6 of our NSS volunteers in the National

   

Integration Camp held at Gwalior for their performance in patriotic

   

song competition.

August

2010

The B. P. Ed. Course started in the campus in a separate institution,

   

Christ College of Physical Education, on 4th August 2010

September

2010

Irinjalakuda Christ College Association of Retired Teachers -

   

ICCART- was formed for the communication of the retired teachers.

   

Dr. E. M. Thomas, Department of Economics received the best

   

NSS program officer award from the University of Calicut.

October

2010

The University of Calicut recognized the department of Physics and the department of Environmental Science and Geology as research centers.

Dr. S. Sreekumar, Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, was adjudged as the best  College teacher in Kerala

from the Science stream- Award instituted by Konniyoor

 

 

Narendranath Memorial Trust, Konni.

 

 

 

November

 

 

 

2010

Dr. A. V. George, Department of Geology and Environmental Science has been awarded with the Best Teacher Award instituted by Prof. S. Shivaprasad Foundation, Kollam.

Dr. E. M. Thomas, Department of Economics received the national

 

 

level award for the best teacher instituted by All India Association

 

 

of Christian Higher Education (AIACHE).

December

2010

Fr. Joseph Vivian Ambooken CMI, Retired Principal of our college

 

January

 

2011

expired on 22-12-2010

Foundation stone laid for the gallery to be constructed in Football stadium

March

2011

Winners in Gymnastics (men & women) and Hockey (women) and

 

 

runners up in men’s hockey and cycling. Football team and Volleyball

 

 

August

 

 

2011

team won Thrssur Dt. senior League titles. Our Football team won intercollegiate tournaments held at Thiruvalla and Muvattupuzha UGC sponsored national seminar by Mathematics & Statistics Depts.

 

September

 

2011

on Advanced Computational Techniques.

Runners Up in South Indian Inter-Collegiate Football Tournament

 

October

 

2011

held at Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur.

A new 10 meter shooting range was set in the balcony of Auditorium.

 

 

 

November

 

 

 

2011

Inaugurated by Dronacharya Award winner and national shooting coach Prof. Sunny Thomas. Rev. Fr. Joseph Vivian Ambooken CMI memorial all Kerala shooting championship held in our College shooting range.

Dr. M. M. Ghani award for the best teacher of Calicut University to

 

 

 

December

 

 

 

2011

Dr. V. D. John of Chemistry Dept & Dr. S. Sreekumar of Geology & Environmental Science Dept.

Energy Conservation award by the Kerala Government to Christ College.

Dept. of History, elevated to the status of Research Center under

 

 

 

 

January

 

 

 

 

2012

Calicut University.

NAAC sponsored National Seminar on Quality Sustenance in Higher Education, organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell.

Inauguration of Christ College Yoga Center. Sri La Sri. Meyyappa Gnana Desiga Swamikal, the Chief Guest.

New pavilion and gallery in the football stadium inaugurated;

 

 

major contribution from Kandamkulathy Family Trust.

February

2012

State level award by KSEB, for pursuing alternate energy means

 

 

and also for energy conservation efforts, to Christ College.

 

 

Beacon-2012, a National level young talent fest was organized in

 

 

the College.

March

2012

Winners in Gymnastics (men & women) and Hockey (women) and

 

 

runners up in men’s Hockey, Football and Cricket and third place

 

 

winners in Basketball, Judo and Football (women).

April

2012

State level award from the Biodiversity Board, Kerala for maintaining

 

 

a green and Eco-friendly Campus. Cash award of Rs. 50,000 from

 

 

the Government.

June

2012

Discovery of an Enigmatic Subterranean fish by Mr. Moncey Vincent

 

 

and Dr. John K. Thomas, Dept. of Zoology.

July

2012

New degree courses, B.Sc. Computer Science & B.Sc. Psychology started.

August

2012

Discovery of a Rare Species of Spider by Dr. Sudhikumar A. V.

 

 

(Asst. Prof. Zoology) & his team

September

2012

Ladies Hostel Annex blessed by college Manager, Fr. John Paliakkara CMI.

September

2012

New PG programme, M.Sc. Mathematics started.

October

2012

College was selected for FIST (Fund for Improvement of Science &

 

 

Technology) by central Government of Science and Technology,

 

 

basing on our performance in the Science teaching departments.

January

2013

Dr. A. V. George, HOD, Geology & Environment Department, was

 

 

appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.

 

 

UGC -sponsored Post-PG Diploma programme in “Sustainable

 

 

and Green Energy Technology” sanctioned in the College.

February

2013

“Christ College Research Fellowship” instituted for the full time

 

 

Research Scholars of Christ College.

 

 

Reception to Dr A. V George, new V C of MG University, formal

 

 

Inauguration of the New Courses, formal inauguration of Ladies

 

 

Hostel Annex and formal inauguration of the Golden jubilee

 

 

celebrations of Mathematics Department done by Hon. Education

 

 

Minister of Kerala Mr. P. K. Abdu Rabb.

 

 

Christ College, winners of D-Zone Arts Festival.

March

2013

Our teams are winners in the University Hockey(Men &Women),

 

 

Cross Country and Gymnastics and runners up in the University

 

 

Athletics,Football(Woman) and Basketball(Men).

 

 

15.47 acres of lease land from the Government has been

 

 

permenantly assigned to Christ College for educational purpose

 

 

by the Government headed byHon.Chief Minister Mr. OOmmen Chandy

May

2013

Completion of the third floor of Chemistry Block

July

2013

Young scientist award for Dr. A. V. Sudhikumar of Department of

 

 

Zoology, from Department of Science and Technology.

 

 

B.Com. additional batch - B (Self Financing) started.

August

2013

Ladies hostel Annexure 3rd floor completed

September

2013

International Seminar on ‘Imperial Rome, Indian Ocean Regions

 

 

and Muziris’ organized by the College and the Department of History

 

 

in association with Mar Thoma Academy, Azhikode, Archaeological

 

 

Survey of India, and IRISH, Tellicherry

 

 

Completion of the new computer lab

December

2013

Birthday Centenary Celebrations of the Founder Principal

 

 

Rev.Fr. Gabriel CMI

March

2014

Our team are the winners in the Calicut University Interzone

 

 

Volleyball Championship, Runnersup in the Bartholomew Memorial

 

 

All- Kerala Inter- Collegiate Vollyball Championship (Men) held at

 

 

Sacred HeartCollege Thevara, Winners in the Calicut University

 

 

Interzone Hockey Chapionship (Men), Runnersup in the Calicut University

 

 

Interzone Hockey Chapionship (Women), Runnersup in the Calicut

 

 

University Interzone Footbal Champion Ship (Men & Women),Winners in

 

 

the Calicut University Interzone Gymnastic Champion Ship (Men & Women)

 

 

Runnersup in the Calicut University Interzone Cross-country (Men)

May

2014

Completion of New Block

 

 

Construction of the Gallery of the Football Court

 

 

UGC Team Visited the College to evaluate the college for granting

 

 

autonomous status

June

2014

New Degree programmes B.A. English Literature, B.Com.

 

 

additional Batch - C (Self Financing) started, and P.G

 

 

programmes M.Sc. Statistics and M.Sc. Geology started.

July

2014

Prof.Sebastian Joseph of Malayalam Department was honoured

 

 

with EZHUTHANI PURASKARAM, an award Instituted by

 

 

Coimbatore Malayali Samajam,Coimbatore in appreciation of his

 

 

pioneering effort to design a Certificate course for Non Resident

 

 

Malayalis for the First time in India in 1987.

 

 

Vana –Maholsavam 2014 was inaugurated by Dr. B. S. Corrie

 

 

IFS, Pricipal Chief Forest Conservator, Social Forestry Trivandrum

 

 

organized by Bio-diversity Club, Dept. of Environmental Science

 

 

and Dept.of Botany

August

2014

Mr. Jiji Thomson, I.A.S . Director General of SAI, inaugurated the

 

 

newly started UG and P.G programme and newly constructed Health

 

 

Club of Christ College.

October

2014

Blessing of New block behind the library with an area of 18000

 

 

sq. ft and new computer lab with 60 pieces of desktop.

November

2014

Laying of Foundation stone of Padmabhooshan Re. Fr. Gabriel,

 

 

Centenary year Indoor stadium by Padmabhooshan,

 

 

Dr. K. Radhakrishnan, Chairman, ISRO and Christ college alumnees

 

 

Winner of First Haritha Campus Award instituted by Calicut University.

December

2014

High-Tec. Poly house bio-agriculture farm started.

 

 

Economics Department elevated to the status of Research Department.

 

 

46th Calicut university athletic championship held at Christ College,

 

 

Irinjalakuda.

 

 

Winners of 46th Calicut University Athletics Championship

January

2015

Winners of D-zone arts festival.

February

2015

Blessing of second floor of main block.

 

 

Mega-Thiruvathira, which entered into the Guinnus Book of world

 

 

record, was conducted at Christ College stadium as part of Thanima

 

 

Festival.

March

2015

Received Biodiversity award for the best Biodiversity club by Kerala

 

 

State Biodiversity Board.

 

 

Rev. Fr. Joy P.T. has won the Prakrithi Mithra Puraskaram 2014 -

 

 

2015 instituted by Social Forestry, Govt. of Kerala

 

 

Winners of Archery Indian Round (Men)

 

 

Runners- up in Hockey (Men & Women)

 

 

Winners in Gymnastic (Men& Women)

 

 

Winners in Cross country (Men)

 

 

Winners in tennis (Women)

 

 

Winners in SNGC Football Trophy Coimbatore

 

 

Mr. Suhair. V. P, represented Kerala Team in Santhosh Trophy

 

 

and team secured 3rd prize.

April

2015

UGC team re-visited the college to grant Autonomous status.

 

 

3rd cycle self study report for the reaccreditation by NACC was submitted

June

2015

New Degree programmes B.Sc. Hotel Management & catering

 

 

science, BBA, B. LI. Sc, B.A. English & History (Double main), and

 

 

P.G programmes M.S.W and M.Sc. Clinical Psychology started

July

2015

College elevated to the status of Autonomous institution

August

2015

Blessing of the 2nd floor of Main Block-West Wing with an area of

 

 

4000 sq. ft.

September

2015

Our Athletics team won the Runners Up title in the College games,

 

 

conducted by The Sports Council of Kerala.

November

2015

The first meeting of the Autonomous Colleges Governing Council

 

 

convened. The Examination manual approved. Recommendations

 

 

for new courses.

December

2015

Inauguration of the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations and formal

 

 

Declaration of the Autonomous Status to the college. Chief Whip of the

 

 

Kerala Government Adv. Thomas Unniyadan MLA was the Chief Guest.

December

2015

The first meeting of the Academic Council of the Autonomous College

 

 

convened.

January

2016

Diamond Jubilee Exhibition- Dazzle -2016 was inaugurated

 

 

Dr. Kuncheriya P.Issac, the Vice Chancellor of Dr. Abdul Kalam

  

 

 

Azad memorial Kerala Technological University an event of 6 days. Nearly 24,000 people participated.

Mr. Hari K., 3rd B.Sc. Physics won the best NSS Volunter award

2015, instituted by University of Calicut

 

 

Mr. Vaishak, 3rd B.A (F.E) has won the Sadguna Award 2015,

 

 

instituted by University of Calicut.

February

2016

Malayala Manorama “Palathully Pervellam” award to the College,

 

 

recognizing the efforts of the College in the field of rain water

 

 

harvesting and ground water recharging.

March

2016

Rev. Fr. Joy P.T. has won the Vana Mithra Puraskaram 2015 -

 

 

2016 instituted by Social Forestry, Govt. of Kerala.

 

 

Kerala state Biodiversity best Biodiversity researcher Award - 2015 to

 

 

Dr. A.V. Sudhikumar of Department of Zoology

 

 

Our teams were winners in the University level in the following

 

 

events : Gymnastics, Cross Country, Athletics, Table Tennis,

 

 

Archery. All men teams Runners Up in Hockey (men & women),

 

 

Tennis (men), Archery-Recurve(men), Gymnastics(women),

 

 

Shuttle(men) and third place winners in Body Building (men),

 

 

Cycling(men),Cross country, Table Tennis, Athletics, Archery-

 

 

Recurve, Tennis-All women teams, Kabadi(men), Kho-Kho(men)

 

 

and Shuttle (women) teams were semi finalists in the varsity level.

 

 

The overall championship in Athletics, introduced for the first time in

 

 

the University was also bagged by the College team.

May

2016

Extension of Library completed and blessed.

 

 

Kerala sports council gave sanction to start sports hostel for Volley

 

 

ball, Net ball and Basketball.

June

2016

Christ College secured third best college among the affiliated colleges

 

 

in Calicut university in the year 2015-16 in men section for their

 

 

overall performance

July

2016

Extension of the library block with special facilities for the research

 

 

scholars of six research departments

 

 

A fully air conditioned and furnished new seminar hall with a seating

 

 

capacity of nearly 200 participants.

 

 

NAAC Peer team visit for Re accreditation (3rd Cycle) of the college.

 

 

The foundation work of Padmabhooshan Rev. Fr. Gabriel Birth

 

 

Centenaryindoor stadium completed.

 

 

A new block in the Vidyarthy Bhavan Men’s Hostel which

 

 

accommodate nearly 60 students.

 

 

An Indoor Jumping pit facilities to develop a Jumping Academy which will

 

 

help to find out and develop budding talents in high jump and pole vault.

October

2016

College Re accredited (3rd Cycle) with “A” Grade with a CGPA of 3.21.

September

2016

Dr. Robinson P Ponminiessary, Department of Chemistry received

 

 

the best NSS program officer award from the University of Calicut

 

 

for the academic year 2015 16.

 

 

NSS Unit No-49 received the best NSS unit award from the

 

 

University of Calicut for the academic year 2015 16.

December

2016

There are 15 University ranks for our college in the diamond

 

 

jubilee year: I,II & III Rank in B.Sc. Geology, I & II Rank in B.Sc.

 

 

Chemistry, I Rank in B.Sc. Physics, I Rank in BA Functional

 

 

English, I,II & III Rank in M.Sc. Environmental Science, I &II Rank

 

 

in M.Sc. Chemistry and Geology and I Rank in M.Sc. Physics.

 

 

Arjuna Awardee Smt. Mercy Kuttan, Vice President, Kerala State Sports

 

 

Council and Arjuna Awardee Sri. George Thomas visited our college.

January

2017

Chess Sampoorna Saksharatha programme started on 6th

 

 

September 2016 and programme was inaugurated by chess world

 

 

Champion Master Nirmal Saarin.

 

 

New Hockey ground inaugurated by Prof. K.V. Arunan, MLA.

February

2017

NSS Unit No-49 received the NATIONAL YOUNG LEADER’S

 

 

AWARD instituted by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports for the

 

 

year 2015 16.

 

 

SERB & KSCSTE sponsored international seminar by Department

 

 

of Geology and Environmental science on Geology: Emerging

 

 

methods and applications

 

 

UGC sponsored national seminar by Department of mathematics

 

 

on reasent developments in Fuzzy set theory.

March

2017

UGC sponsored national seminar by Department of chemistry on

 

 

Current Trends in Chemical Research

 

 

Our teams were winners in the university level in the following

 

 

events: Netball, Body building, Gymnastics, Cross country, Athletics,

 

 

Table tennis and Archery (men)

 

 

Our teams were runners up in the university level in the following

 

 

events: Hockey, Shuttle badminton, Kabbady, Boxing(men),

 

 

Gynastics, Table tennis (women) and archery (women).

 

 

Jumping pit and Jumping academy was inaugurated by

 

 

Sri. T. P. Dasan, President, Kerala State Sports Council.

April

2017

In the institution ranking done by the Central Ministry of HRD through

 

 

National Institutional Ranking Frame work (NIRF), our college was

 

 

adjudged as best college (1st Rank) in Kerala among the arts and

 

 

science college and it has 17th place among arts and science college

 

 

in the whole nation.

 

 

A committee of SAI visited our college for assessing the technical

 

 

feasibility to start SAI sports hostel in our campus.

June

2017

A new block for the B.P.Ed. course which has been functioning in

 

 

the junior Hostel (former monastery building) since its inception.

 

 

Christ College won Calicut University Aggregate Championship

 

 

and best college Award for the year 2016-17

 

 

New degree programms B.Sc. Physics (Additional Batch), B.Sc.

 

 

Geology (Additional Batch), B.Sc. Food Technology, B.Com

 

 

Professional and & M.Sc. Computer Science started.

July

2017

Received Irinjalakuda Diocese Deeepika friend club award 2017.

September

2017

Foundation stone for Synthetic Tennis Court laid by Rev. Fr. Jacob

 

 

Njerinjampilly CMI, Manager, Christ College, Irinjalakuda and

 

 

Adv. M.S Anilkumar, President, Blue Diamonds of Christ College,

 

 

Irinjalakuda.

 

 

Certificate of recognition from Mathrubhoomi for Christ College,

 

 

Irinjalakuda in recognition of our strong commitment to the SEED

 

 

project during the academic year 2016-17 in Thrissur District and

 

 

our contribution towards environment protection.

October

2017

Foundation stone for Christ College Stadium Pavilion laid by

 

 

Rev. Jacob Njerinjampilly CMI, Manager, Christ College, irinjalakuda

 

 

and Sri. M.C. Paul, Managing Director, KSE Limited, Irinjalakuda.

December

2017

First convocation ceremony of Christ College ( Autonomous) was

 

 

held on 20th December 2017.

January

2018

Fr. Joy P.T CMI, Dept. of B.P.E won G.V.Raja Award for best

 

 

Physical education teacher of Kerala state, instituted by Sports

 

 

Council, Govt. of Kerala.

February

2018

P.U Chitra, Ist Year M.A History, won gold medal in Asian Athletic

 

 

Championship (1500mts) held at Bhuvaneswar on 7th July 2017,

 

 

gold medal in 5th Asian Indoor Championship (1500mts) held at

 

 

Turkmenistan on 19th Sepetmber 2017 and gold medal in Asian

 

 

games Invitation Athletic meet (1500mts) held at Jakarta on 12th

 

 

February 2018.

 

 

Mohammed Parakottil (II BA Fun. English) and Jithin G (IIIBBA)

 

 

were members of Santhosh Trophy Football Kerala Team which

 

 

won the national championship in year 2018.

March

2018

Christ College Stadium Pavilion blessed by Rev. Fr. Walter Thelapilly,

 

 

Provincial, Devamatha Province, Thrissur and inaugurated by

 

 

Sri. A. P. George Managing Director, KSE Limited, Irinjalakuda.

April

2018

College secured 63rd Rank in NIRF Ranking.

May

2018

Sreeraj P S, 1st Year Economics, won gold medal in Asian Power

 

 

Lifting Championship, 120Kg, held at Rajasthan,

 

 

Niranajana, 2nd Year B.Com. Professional, was participated in

Taiwan Open Athletic Meet on 25th to 27th May 2018.

May

2018

Rev. Dr. Jose Thekkan CMI, memorial Synthetic Tennis Court blessed

 

 

by Rev. Fr. Walter Thelapilly, Provincial, Devamatha Province,

 

 

Thrissur and inaugurated by Sri. K.J. Chacko, AGM, Regional Head,

 

 

South Indian Bank, Irinjalakuda, Sri. Paul Francis, Kandamkulathy,

 

 

Managing Director, KLF, Irinjalakuda and Adv. M.S. Anilkumar,

 

 

President, Blue Diamonds of Christ College, Irinjalakuda.

 

 

Dr. Dijo Damien, Dept. of Chemistry won Fullbright-Nehru fellowship

 

 

2018 by United States India Educational Foundation to pursue

 

 

postdoctoral research at University of California, San-Diego, USA.

June

2018

Sri. C. N. Jayadevan, MP, Thrissur constituency donated a college

 

 

bus to Christ Collge from his MP fund.

 

 

Christ College won Calicut University Aggregate Championship

 

 

and best college Award with record point (447) for the year 2017-

 

 

18 in the Golden Jubilee year of Calicut University.

 

 

Christ College won Calicut University Aggregate Championship and

 

 

best college Award for men for the year 2017-18 with 293 points.

 

 

Christ College secured third position in Calicut University Aggregate

 

 

Championship and best college Award for women for the year

 

 

2017-18 with 154 points.

 

 

Dr. Sudhikumar A.V. and team rediscovered a rare spider (Chrysilla

 

 

volupe) after 150 years which was believed to be extinct.

July

2018

Inauguration of refurbished A/C seminar hall in the memory of

 

 

‘Rev Fr. Jose Thekkan Seminar Hall’

 

 

National Seminar was conducted by Department of Chemistry on

 

 

the topic “ Advanced Functional Materials for Energy Production

 

 

and Medicinal Applications”

August

2018

A collection and distribution centre was functioned in the college

 

 

campus for flood victims during the 2018 Flood. A relief camp also

 

 

functioned in the college for 15 days.

 

 

Dr. P M Joseph National award from PEFI for the best college

 

 

promoting Sports and Games was awarded to the College.

 

 

P.U Chitra, 2nd Year M.A History, won bronze medal in Asian Athletic

 

 

Championship in 1500m held at Jakarta on 3rd August 2018.

September

2018

Foundation stone for the new block of boys’ hostel was laid by

 

 

Rev. Jacob Njerinjampilly CMI, Manager, Christ College,

 

 

P.U Chitra, 2nd Year M.A History, won gold medal in Inter Continental

 

 

Competition in 1500m held at Ostrava, Czech Republic on 09-09-2018.

 

 

Shivasankar E J, 2nd Year B.A (Double main) was participated in

 

 

World University Badminton Championship held at Malaysia.

October

2018

B.Voc. Courses in Information Technology and Food Processing

 

 

Technology were started.

 

 

 

December

 

 

 

2018

Fifteen Certificate courses were inaugurated in the college by

Dr. Jenson P.D., Principal, St. Thomas College Thrissur on 23-Oct-18 New Science block started functioning, blessed by Fr. Jacob Njerinjambilly, Manager, Christ College.

National Seminar on “ Data Management and Knowledge Production

 

 

in Contemporary Library Environment” was inaugurated by Dr. ARD Prasad, Professor and Head, DRTC, Bangalore.

International Conference on “Market Liquidity & Sustainable Development Towards Knowledge Society”with Prof. Thomas Pogge, Yale University, USA, as a guest of honour.

Three day Science workshop for High School students

 

 

“Shastrajalakam” in association with SIET Govt. of Kerala.

January

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February

2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019

International Seminar was conducted by Geology Department on the topic Emerging Methods and Applications (GEM 2019),inauguration by Dr. N Purnachandra Rao, Director, NCESS, Thiruvananthapuram and guest of Honour was Prof. Dr. Manfred Frechen, Director, Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics (LIAG), Germany

Geology Department under the leadership of Dr. Linto Alappatt entered into MoU with Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics (LIAG), Germany

National Seminar conducted by Department of Physics on “Materials, Methods and Sensors for Electromagnetic Applications” Key note address by Dr. Joy Jacob, Visiting Associate, IUCAA, Pune National seminar on “Gandhian Logics in 21st Century conducted by Department of Economics”

College received funding from Govt. of India under the scheme Unnath Bharath Abhiyan.

Sports merit day was conducted on Jan 4th ,2019 and was inaugurated by Sri Sanjayan Kumar IFS

Mariam Sameer, 1st Year B.P.Ed., won gold medal in Karate individual Kumite and Karate individual Kata, in India Sreelanka Open Karate Championship 2019 held in Kerala on January 19th to 20th 2019.

Three day Science workshop for Higher Secondary students

 

 

“Shastrapadham” was conducted in association with SIET, Govt. of Kerala. First ‘Fr. Jose Thekkan Best Teacher Award’ was conferred on Prof. C Krishnan, Govt. College, Kodenchery for which chief guest was Sri. Alphons Kannathanam, Minister Union Minister of State for Culture, and Tourism, Govt. of India.

Second convocation conducted with of P.G students of the college conducted with Dr. Rajan Gurukkal, Chairman KSHEC as chief guest. New college gate was inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Walter Thelapally,

Provincial, Devamatha Provice, Thrissur.

  

March

2019

Dr. Soni John T, Asso. Professor, Department of BPE received Prof. MM

 

 

Ghani Award for best teacher of Calicut University for the year 2016-17.

 

 

Fr. Joy P T, CMI, Asst. Professor, Department of BPE received

 

 

best Physical Education teacher of the year 2017-18, instituted by

 

 

All Kerala Catholic Congress (AKCC).

 

 

Ronald Roy, NCC Cadet, second year B.Sc. Physics represented India in

 

 

Youth Exchange Programme (YEP) 2019-20 held at Kazhakistan

 

 

Foundation stone was laid for Sports Complex near to Athletic Stadium.

 

 

College received funding of 2 crore from Govt. of India under the

 

 

scheme Rashtriya Uchchattar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA).

April

2019

College secured 88th Rank in NIRF Ranking.

 

 

Fr. Joy P T, CMI, Asst. Professor, Department of BPE received

 

 

best Physical Education Teacher of the year 2018-19, instituted by

 

 

CMI, Generalate, Ernakulam.

 

 

Kerala State Minister for Sports, Sri. E P Jayarajan inaugurated the

 

 

solar power grid of 100 kilowatts.

 

 

P.U Chitra, 2nd Year M.A History, won gold medal in Asian Athletic

 

 

Championship 2019, 1500m held at Doha on 24-04-2019

 

 

Christ College staff won the All Kerala Intercollegiate Staff Cricket

 

 

tournament held at Govt. Engg. College, Thrissur.

 

 

Biogas plant was established in Christ college, Vidhyarthi

 

 

Bhavan,Christ college.

May

2019

The Audio-Video Production facility was inaugurated by

 

 

Prof. Dr. Rajan Gurukkal during the workshop on Outcome Based Education

June

2019

Fr. Joy P T, CMI, Asst. Professor, Department of BPE received best

 

 

Environmental Friendly Teacher Award for the year 2018-19,

 

 

instituted by KESS Bhavan, Thrissur.

 

 

College received best Environmental Friendly College Award for

 

 

the year 2018-19, instituted by KESS Bhavan, Thrissur.

 

 

First Student Induction Programme was conducted for First year

 

 

Degree Students.

 

 

Inauguration of New Laboratory for B.Voc. Food Processing and

 

 

B.Sc. Physics (Self Financing)

 

 

New courses B.Sc. Mathematics (Self Financing) and B.Sc.

 

 

Psychology (additional batch) were started.

 

 

Christ College won Calicut University Aggregate Championship and

 

 

the Best College Award with record points (622) for the year 2018-19.

 

 

Christ College won Calicut University Aggregate Championship and

 

 

best College Award for men for the year 2018-19 with 356 points.

 

 

Christ College secured second position in Calicut University

 

 

Aggregate Championship and best college Award for women for

 

 

the year 2018-19 with 266 points. Akash Binu, (1st Year MSW), Milu Emmanuel (1st Year B.Li.Sc.), Neenu Varghese (1st Year B.Li.Sc.) and Bhagyalakshmi S (1st Year B.P.Ed) participated in World University Power Lifting Championship held at Tartu-Estonia.


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