Mar Athanasius College (Autonomous), Kothamangalam is a premier institution of higher education in Kerala, under Mar Athanasius College Association, shaped by a group of visionaries led by its first Association Secretary and Principal Prof. M.P Varghese. Started in the year 1955, the college has a long tradition of imparting value based holistic education to many generations of students in Kerala. At present the college is offering 15 UG and 16 PG programs and one integrated PG program in Biology. The college has 4 research centers in Chemistry, Physics, Economics and Mathematics. It has total student strength of 2003, faculty strength of 121 and 63 members in Non Teaching Staff.
Area of Excellence
The College has excellent infrastructure like well equipped laboratories, Smart classes and Sophisticated Instrumentation Center. The college also has the state-of-art sports facilities.
Research Capability and Focus Area
Research centers Physics, Chemistry, Economics and Mathematics. Focus areas: Thin films; Optics and Nano science; International trade; Topology; Graph theory; and Fuzzy theory
Notable Research / Publication
The College has well equipped 14 Science labs, 6 Computer Labs, one Language Lab and 5 Research laboratories. A sophisticated instrumentation center, smart classes and a fully-automated library.
The college has a multi - storied fully automated library with 70755 books, 6000 e-books and more than 100 periodicals.