Welcome to Mary Matha College of Arts & Science

St.Kuriakose Elias Chavara - Founder of CMI Congregation

Mary Matha College managed by “BODHI NIKETAN TRUST“, formed  by  the members of St. Joseph Province of the  Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), the first indigenous religious congregation in India. This congregation is the embodiment of the dream and vision of Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara who was a nineteenth century educationist and social reformer in India.

The CMI  congregation  with  a membership  of  3000  renders its services to the humanity in educational, social, healthcare and other activities aiming the prosperity and well-being of the society.Though Mary  Matha  College  is  a minority  Institution,  it  strives to impart quality  education  to  the  students  without  distinction of  religion,  caste or creed. We have at present 15 UG Courses, 3 PG Courses & 2 Research  Programmes  and all the courses are approved by and are affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University.

Located  in the  scenic  beauty  of  Kodaikanal  valley,  against the green  background of  Western Ghats  on  the   Dindigul –  Theni Highway,  6 km from Periyakulam. It is one of the leading institutions in Theni District. St. Mary block and St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara block are two spacious blocks that add to the beauty of the college. It has a spacious campus in an eco-friendly atmosphere.

A team of highly committed and well experienced faculty members handle both practical and theory classes. The academic courses in MMC focus on core aspects of overall growth of a student, leading him/her to good level of employability. A student is provided convenience to learn and other necessary infrastructure that suits for quality education. Interactive sessions and holistic teaching methods are implemented to bring about changes in attitudes in future professionals of the Industry.

The College takes pride in acquiring 2f status from UGC. The ISO 9001:2008 certifications testifying to the outstanding quality focus built into all its systems and processes obtained strengthens the quality of the college.

Therefore, course curriculum has undergone several revisions over period as per the demands of the industry and the trends in technology. Apart from the syllabus, the college supports and engages its students in project work, student development programme, Industry Interface, Event management activities, Factory visits, Value education etc.