B.C.M Women College Kottayam

B.C.M Women College Kottayam is the prominent college for women in Kerala. Bishop Thomas Tharayil is the founder of the college. Since its inception in 1955, the college has traveled a long way and made a mark in the academic field. At the initial stage the B.C.M Women College Kottayam started functioning with one non- teaching staff and eight faculty members under the able guidance of Professor V.J. Joseph, who became the first principal.

The B.C.M Women College Kottayam is a part of the Kottayam's Knanaya Catholic Diocese and believes in educating women as they are the anchors of the familial system. The college focuses on the all round development of their students. "SAPIENTA ET GRATIA" is the motto of the college which enables the students to meet all circumstances by blending their wisdom and grace. The Arch Diocese of Kottayam looks after the educational system of the college. The principal of the college looks after the educational and administrative matters and is further helped by the vice- principal and the college council.

The college employs 72 faculty members. The recruitment process is of high standard. The college boasts of imparting individualized education to its students and the teachers share a friendly relation with the students. The college also has a women's forum, which sees to the women's problems and aims at providing an effective solution to these problems. Besides the women's forum, there is also a cell for career counseling. The students are well placed at the end of their respective courses.


The various departments of the college are:
  • Botany
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Food Science
  • History
  • Literature
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Literature
  • Malayalam
  • Family and Community Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • MSW
  • Sociology
  • Zoology
  • Physics
  • Non- Teaching Staff
Kottayam colleges are an integral part of education in Kottayam. The B.C.M. College Kottayam has successfully made a mark among the other colleges in Kottayam.

Last Updated on : March 25, 2016

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