Kollam Education

The gradual development of Kollam education has transformed the city into an important educational hub of the state. The presence of some of the topmost educational institutions of the country has contributed to the development of Kollam education. The literacy rate of the area in and around the city of Kollam is almost 92%, which is much higher than the national average.

The schools, colleges, technical training institutions and other academic and training institutions of Kollam boast of excellent facilities, well equipped laboratories or workshops, residential facilities and experienced teaching staff. Apart from the colleges and schools, several teachers’ training institutes, computer training centers, some polytechnic colleges and plenty of Anganvadi centers are also present in the city of Kollam. Organizations providing vocational courses also provide standard Kollam Education. There are even fisheries schools and art colleges.

There are both state owned institutes of education and privately owned institutions, which provide education in Kollam. Most of the institutions offering education Kollam are affiliated to the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE), the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) or the Kerala State Education Board. English is used as the medium for instruction in most of the educational institutions in the city. The government institutions, however, use both English and Malayalam as the medium of Education at Kollam.

The schools in Kollam offer education till the level of 10+2. Higher education in Kollam is offered at the colleges that offer both professional as well as general degree courses. Some of the well known schools in Kollam city and its nearby regions are as follows:
  • City Central School
  • Sree Narayana Trust Central School
  • Sree Narayana Public School
  • Vimala Hridaya Girls' High School
  • Kristhu Raj Higher Secondary School
  • St. Jude Higher Secondary School Mukhathala
  • Mount Carmel Convent Anglo-Indian School
  • Infant Jesus Anglo Indian High school
  • TKM Public school
  • St Aloysius Higher Secondary School
  • Kaithakuzhy and Trinity Lyceum
  • Nehru Memorial Higher Secondary School
There are a number of colleges at Kollam that provide standard Kollam higher education, with the help of the state-of-the-art equipments and a renowned faculty. Some of the famous colleges in Kollam include the following:
  • Kermala Rani Training College, Kollam
  • Sree Narayanan College for Women, Kollam
  • Sree Narayana College
  • Fatima Matha National College
  • Thangal Kunju Musaliar College
  • Sree Narayana College
  • Fatima Matha National College
  • Sree Narayana College for Women
  • NSS college Kottiyam
  • Govt. College chavara
  • Younus College Of Engineering And Technology (YCET)
  • Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering (TKMCE)
  • TKM Institute of Technology and Management
Detailed information on Kollam Educational institutes can be obtained from the following links:

Last Updated on 9/15/2011