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
|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,|
|Year of Establishment||: 1994|
|Location of the College||: Rural|
|Area of the Campus||: 23.5 Acres|
|No. of Teachers||: Full Time 43|
|Part Time||: 04|
|Non - Teaching||: 09|