Welcome to Assumption College

Assumption College, Changanacherry, was founded in 1950 by the Archdiocese of Changanacherry with the specific objective of empowering women through higher education. The college is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. The college has the reputation of being one of the leading colleges for women in Kerala imparting value based education catering to the ever changing needs of the educational sector. In 1997, the College was honoured by the Govt of Kerala with the R Shankar Award for the best Non- special grade college in the state. The College was awarded Five star rating by Kerala Government, for the outstanding performance in the Additional Skill Acquistion Programme (ASAP). The college was reaccredited with A Grade successively by NAAC in 2007 and 2014.The institution attained autonomous status in the year 2016. College signed MoU with Sophia University, Japan. The college is one among the hundred top ranking institutions in India, according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2017 conducted by MHRD. The college is also a proud member of the United Nations Academic Impact( UNAI) from 2017.

In 1997, the college was honoured by the Government of Kerala, with the successful R.Shankar Award, for the best non special grade college in the state. The college received Bharatiya Shiksha Ratan Award of the Economic for Health and Educational Growth, New Delhi, Shiksha Bharati Award instituted by Indian Achievers Forum, New Delhi  and Gyan Bharati Shiksha Award by Global Management Council, Ahamadabad, Gujarath in  2007.. The college also received Educational Excellence Award -2015, instituted by the DC Group of Companies for the meritorious achievements in the field of women empowerment through education and entrepreneurship.

Archbishop Powathil Assumption Community College (APACC), established in 2005, is an extension wing of Assumption college and is a means through which the college reaches out to the specific needs of the community. In 2015, APACC was raised to the status of UGC Community College. The Civil Service Institute of the Archdiocese of Changanacherry, initiated in 2016, is functioning in the Community College. The college stands unique among the Arts and Science colleges in the state, in the fact that, it has taken initiative to start a Business Incubation Centre for Women in 2014. The Assumption Heritage Museum is yet another milestone in the history of the college.

In academic, co curricular and extracurricular activities, Assumption College has secured a  leading position, with laurels in university ranks, prizes in cultural pursuits and innumerable medals and trophies in the field of sports and games. The college was the first to receive the award for the Best College in Sports and Games instituted by the Kerala Sports Council in 2001, A five time winner of Rajiv Gandhi Gold Trophy for the overall championship in college games and eight time winner of Malayala Manorama Trophy for the champion college in the university, Assumption has steadily maintained her distinctive position in the field of sports and games. Assumption is proud of the recent achievements in sports, being the Winners of MG University Roll Ball, Net Ball and Volley Ball Championships, the All Kerala Volley Ball and Basket Ball Tournament held at St. Joseph’s College Irinjalakuda as well as the All Kerala Inter Collegiate Basket Ball Tournament held in Assumption College and the All Kerala Intercollegiate Volley Ball Tournament at St.Stephen’s College, Pathanapuram in September 2017.The college has been the Runners Up in the South India Inter Collegiate Basket Ball Tournament organised by Thoothukudy District Basket Ball Association, the M G University Inter Collegiate Swimming Championship in September and the Taekwondo Championship in October 2017.

At present, the college has more than 2500 students in the 19 degree courses and 10 Post graduate courses and other courses in the diverse streams. All the Science departments are supported by the FIST of DST.

Assumption epitomizes the quest for excellence in higher education. By offering a multitude of oppertunities for the integral development of students, the college has rendered remarkable service for the last 67 years and has now set higher academic bench marks by her frank exercise of academic autonomy.

Let me liftup my heart (Sursum Corda) with feeling of gratitude to God Almighty and our heavenly patronness- Our Lady of Assumption.


Dr Sr Amala SH