About - Mary Matha College :

Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara - Founder of CMI Congregation

      Mary Matha College , previously Jayaraj Chelladurai College founded in 1994, is now run 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 Blessed 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 without distinction of religion, caste or creed.

Fr Issac Puchamkulam CMI.
B.Tech, M.Tech, MISTE
Administrator & Warden
Fr Joby Alex Manjakalayil CMI
MSc. BioTech


Name of the College : Mary Matha College (Formerly Jayaraj Chelladurai College)
Place : Periyakulam East
State : Tamil Nadu
Affiliating University : Madurai Kamaraj University
UGC Recognition : 2(f)
Status of the college : Affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University
Financial Category : Self Financing
Type of College : Co-education
No. of Departments : 10
No of Programmes : UG :12,    PG : 2
Year of Establishment : 1994
Location of the College : Rural
Area of the Campus : 23.5 Acres
No. of Teachers : Full Time 45
Part Time : 04
Visiting : 02
Non - Teaching : 10

Salient Features:

* Calm and Serene atmosphere to study and grow.

* Experienced and Committed faculty.

* Specialized training programmes for personality development and Soft-skills.

* Opportunity for Sports and Co-curriculum activities.

* Fully furnished Hostel for Boys & Girls , managed by CMI Fathers.

* Well equipped Lab for Hotel Management, Computer Science and Life Sciences.

* Affordable Fees structure.

* No Capitation fee.