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Christ College, Irinjalakuda

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Established  1956
Affiliations  University of Calicut
Campus  Suburban
Founded  1956
Christ College, Irinjalakuda
Principal  Rev.Fr.Dr Jose Thekkan CMI
Location  Irinjalakuda, Thrissur District, Kerala, India
Address  Irinjalakuda, Kerala 680121
Motto  Jeevitha Prabha (Light of Life)
Notable alumni  P Jayachandran, Kochouseph Chittilappilly, K Satchidanandan
Similar  University of Calicut, St Joseph's College - I, St Thomas College - Thrissur, Vimala College, Sree Kerala Varma C

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Christ College(Autonomous) is a Syro-Malabar Roman Catholic college run by Carmelites of Mary Immaculate in Irinjalakuda of Thrissur District, Kerala. Christ College is affiliated to University of Calicut accredited with an "A" grade certificate by National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC).The college conducts several undergraduate and post graduate courses in Arts, Commerce, and Science faculties. Besides, the college offers professional courses like PG Diploma in Natural Disaster Management; Bachelor of Physical Education(BPE), and some UGC sponsored short-term courses.



Christ College has its origin in 1956 at Mangadikunnu,then a forlorn hill on the outskirts of Irinjalakuda Municipality.The college was inaugurated by Sri.Burgula Ramakrishna Rao,then Governor of Kerala on 13th October 1957.The college started with 240 students and 14 members on the teaching staff.The first Manager of the college was Rev.Fr.Clemens CMI and the first Principal was Rev.Fr.Gabriel CMI.In the beginning,the college was affiliated to the University of Kerala until 1968, when it came under the jurisdiction of the University of Calicut.

Notable Alumni

  • Dr.K. Radhakrishnan-Indian scientist and Former ISRO Chairman
  • K. Satchidanandan-Indian poet
  • P. Jayachandran-Indian playback singer and classical musician
  • Kochouseph Chittilappilly- Indian businessperson, writer,philanthropist and humanist;Founder Chairman of V-Guard Industries Ltd and a chain of amusement parks 'Wonderla'
  • T.V.Chandran-Film director, screenwriter, and actor
  • T.P.Senkumar-Indian Police Service(IPS) Officer
  • P. N. Vinayachandran-Professor of oceanography at Indian Institute of Science and recipient of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
  • Joju George-Malayalam film actor
  • References

    Christ College, Irinjalakuda Wikipedia