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College History

2022
  • Dr Poulami Aich Mukherjee, Assistant Professor, Department of History received Research Project Grant  from National Mission on Monuments & Aniquites (NMMA) Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
  • Inauguration of Media Room.
2021
  • College ranked 3rd in India and 1st in the State in the Education World Grand Jury India Higher Education Ranking for the Best Sports and Cocurricular Education Institution 2021-22
  • College got 29th Rank in Education World India Private Autonomous Colleges Ranking 2021-22.
  • MoU with Maitri Global Education, Florence, Italy.
  • MoU with Kerala Institute of Local Administration(KILA).
  • MoU with International Skill Development Corporation (ISDC) UK.
  • MoU with Unibiosys Biotech Research Labs, Cochin.
  • MoU with Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR).
  • College hosted South Zone Inter University Basketball women tournament 2021-22
2020
  • ISO 9001:2015 certification of the College
  • College gets 28th Rank in Education World India Private Autonomous Colleges Ranking 2020-21.
  • PG Aided programme Master of Commerece and Management is introduced.
  • Ms Suja Mary George, Assistant Professor, Dept of Physical Education receives G V Raja Award for the Best Physical Education teacher in the State of Kerala instituted by Kerala Sports Council.
  • Sri Anilkumar, the Volleyball Coach of the College rewared with G V Raja Award for the Best Coach for the Excellent contribution in the field of sports and games instituted by Kerala Sports Council.
  • MoU with National Mission on Mounments&Antiquites (NMMA) Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
2019
  • Five of our students participate in the JAPAN - ASIA Youth Exchange Programme in Science: SAKURA in Japan.
  • Inauguration of the new Mother Teresa block for the self-financing programmes.
  • Purchases nearby land of 16.5 cents for further expansion.
  • Rs 2crores is sanctioned from RUSA fund.
  • College received GV Raja Award for the ‘Best College in Sports & Games' in the state of Kerala Instituted by Kerala Sports Council 2017-2018.
  • Ms Suja Mary George, Asst Professor, Dept of Physical Education receives PEFI National award for the best Physical Education Teacher (South India) for the year 2019.
  • Commences JAM Certificate Course, SAP International Certification Course, Certificate Course in Environmental Protection and Certificate Course in Disaster Management.
  • The Department of Physics gets recognition as Research Centre, MG University.
  • Renovates the main block of the College.
  • College wins the prestigious MG University Intercollegiate Atheletics Women Championship for the year 2019-20.
2018
  • Ms V K Vismaya secured Gold medal in Jakarta Asian Games 2018
  • Rev Sr Cherukusumam CMC is appointed Principal of the college.
  • Rev Dr Thomas Joseph is appointed Vice - Principal and Director of Assumption Community College (APACC).
  • Dr Anitha Jose is appointed Vice - Principal and Director of Self-financing Courses.
  • College signed MoU with 19 industrial / educational institutions College introduced 16 Skill Aquisition and development programmes.
  • Introduces Question Bank for conducting End Semester Examinations.
2017
  • College receives GV Raja Award for the ‘Best College in Sports & Games’ in the state of Kerala Instituted by Kerala Sports Council 2015-2016.
2016
  • College attains AUTONOMOUS Status
  • Starts “Changanacherry Civil Service Institute” for Civil Service coaching.
  • College signs MoU with Sophia University, Japan.
  • Dr PoulamiAich Mukherjee (Dept of History)is awarded Golden Pen Honour for her Mission in Portugal, instituted by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
  • Commencement of SAP International Certification courses in ERP, Finance, ERP and Finance at Assumption Community College.
  • Our alumna Jaisha O.P represented India in Rio Olympics.
  • Winner of MalayalaManorama trophy and a cash award of Rs. 50,000/- for the best sports performing college in M G Unviersity for the academic year 2015-2016.
  • College ranked 84th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) by Ministry of Human Resource Development.
2015
  • College is honoured with K C Varghese Memorial Excellence Award
  • Rev Dr Sr Amala SH is appointed Principal and Rev Sr Cherukusumam CMC Vice - Principal of the College. Rev Sr Cherukusumam becomes the Director of Assumption Community College (APACC).
  • College is honoured with Excellence Award for contribution to Kerala Education by Kerala Education Insider Education Conclave 2015 (DC Media DC Books).
  • Diploma Course in Textile and Garment Designing under UGC Scheme ofCommunity College.
  • Assumption wins the Overall and Women Championship in the college games conducted by the Kerala Sports Council.
  • Dr Regimol C Cherian is appointed Vice-Principal of the College.
2014
  • Reaccredited (Third Cycle) by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
  • Gymnasium and Health Club launched.
  • SmtNinamma Thomas, Head of the Department of Physical Education received ‘Best Physical Education Teacher Award’ for the Excellent Contributions in the field of Sports and Games for the year 2012-13.
  • College receives Award for the ‘Best College in Sports & Games' in the state of Kerala Instituted by Kerala Sports Council.
  • Assumption wins the Overall and Women Championship in the college games conducted by the Kerala Sports Council.
  • Dr PoulamiAich Mukherjee, Department of History was honoured with the ‘Young Social Scientist Award’ by the Indian Planning Commission for the project work on “Problems and Prospects on Women’s Higher Education in Post Colonial India”.
  • Students Business Group is formed under Assumption Business Incubation Centre. (Costume Leasing, Live Tourism, Organic Farming, Train the Trainers, Garment Manufacturing).
2013
  • MCom, BCom with Taxation, BBA & BCA (self financing) courses as well as MSc Computer Science (aided) is started.
  • Rev Dr Sr Mercy Nedumpuram SABS is honoured with the Best Principal Award instituted by Catholic Federation of India.
  • Assumption Business Incubation Centre for women at Community College started on 12 April.
  • Assumption wins the overall Championship in the MG University Athletic Meet 2013.
  • Edyounet Tele classroom facility started.
2012
  • College is honoured with ‘Institutional Excellence Award’ by ‘All Kerala Catholic Congress, Archdiocesan Committee’ for the Meritorious Contributions in the field of Higher Education in Kerala.
  • Bn. SUO Aleena Johnson, senior cadet of NCC selected for Youth Exchange Programme which was held at Srilanka.
  • Students Amenity Centre is established.
  • UGC Sponsored Women’s Hostel for PG students (Alphonsa Hostel), a wing in Vimala Hostel managed by CMC sisters is established.
  • Renovation of Auditorium and renaming it as ‘Fr. William Memorial Hall’ - in memory of Rev Fr Thomas William CMI MA LT, the first Principal of the College.
  • Indoor Court for Basket Ball is established.
  • Pope John Paul II Indoor Court is established.
  • Assumption wins the overall Championship in the MG University Athletic Meet 2012.
  • Rev Dr Sr Mercy Nedumpuram SABS is appointed Principal and Dr Sr Amala SH Vice - Principal of the College.
  • Rev Dr Sr Amala SH (Vice Principal) becomes the Director of APACC.
  • MSc Textiles and Fashion-is introduced (UGC sponsored).
2011
  • Assumption wins the overall Champtionship in the MG University Athletic  Meet 2011.
  • MBA & BCA under the Convergence Scheme of IGNOU is introduced.
  • Introduction of Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) to UG Admission.
2010
  • Introduction of BBA and MCA under the Convergence Scheme of IGNOU
  • Introduction of Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) to PG Admission.
  • Dr Sr Mercy Nedumpuram SABS becomes the Director of APACC.
2009
  • ‘Diamond Jubilee’ celebrations commence
  • Started B Com, M Com courses (2009-2012).
  • Introduction of Choice Based Credit and Semester System in the Under Graduate Programme.
  • U G C Sponsored Career Oriented Add on course in ‘Tourism Studies’ begins.
  • College becomes a Partner-Institute of IGNOU’s Convergence Scheme, and started B Com, M Com courses (2009-2012)
  • P S Job award by AIACHE for the best innovative programme - “Enrichment Module” .
2008
  • College wins the prestigious ‘Sr Hertwige's National Award’ for the Best College, instituted by the Xavier Board of Higher Education in India.
  • Inauguration of ‘Pope John Paul II Indoor Stadium' & ‘Mar Powathil Hall’.
  • Setting up of Assumption Heritage Museum.
  • Inauguration of Research Centre in Department of History.
  • Introduction of DTP Centre and Internet Cafe.
  • Our Alumna Chitra K Soman participated in the Beijing Olympics 2008.
  • Introduction of U G C Sponsored Career Oriented Add on courses in ‘Journalism and Mass Communication' and ‘Tally’.
  • Our Alumna Olympian Chitra K Soman received the Arjuna Award for the outstanding sports person in India.
2007
  • Rev Dr Sr Suma Rose CMC is appointed Principal of the college and Rev Sr Mercy Nedumpuram SABS, Vice - Principal.
  • College is honoured with -
    •  Shiksha Bharati Award’ instituted by Indian Achievers Forum, New Delhi.
    • ‘Gyan Bharati Shiksha Award’ by Global Management Council, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
    • ‘Bharatiya Shiksha Ratan Award’ of the Economic for Health and Educational Growth, New Delhi.
    • ‘Sr Tessa Award’ instituted by Citizens of Kochi for the Best College in M G University for the year 2005-’06.
    • ‘C H Muhammed Koya Award’ instituted by C H Foundations for excellence in innovative education to APAAC.
  • The Dept of History gets recognition as Research Centre, MG University.
  • Computer General Lab - AITECH - is renamed as Captech (Cardinal Antony Padiyara Technical Institute).
  • Golden Jubilee year for five Departments - Botany, Chemistry, Economics, Physics and Zoology.
2006
  • Assumption wins the Overall Championship in College Games
  • Chitra K Soman wins silver medal at the Melbourne Common Wealth Games and Gold medal in Doha Asian Games.
  • The College wins MG University Award for the Most Innovative Programme, Open NSS.
2005
  • Archbishop Powathil Assumption Community College is inaugurated 
  • B A Museology & Archaeology Course (UGC sponsored) is introduced.
  • Rev Sr Mary Kaithamattom SABS is appointed Principal of the college.
  • Centre for Women’s Studies is established.
2004
  • MSW and B Com (self-financing) Courses are launched
  • Networking of the Campus is undertaken.
  • UGC sponsored Career Oriented Add-on Courses in ‘Mushroom Cultivation, Health Yoga and Interior Designing’are introduced.
  • Our student Chitra K Soman represents India in the Athens Olympics
  • Assumption wins the overall championship in the College Games.
2003
  • Post Graduate Course in English (self-financing) is introduced
  • College becomes the first Arts & Science College in India to introduce OPEN NSS programme.
  • Dr I’maNeerakkal, faculty from Botany is honoured with the ‘Young Scientist Award’ by the Government of Kerala.
  • Foundation stone for Community College is laid.(APACC).
  • Assumption wins the overall championship in the College Games.
  • Women Champions in the College Games conducted by Kerala Sports Council.
  • Our students Chitra K Soman and K M Greeshma represent India in SAF Games and Afro Asian Games.
2002
  • Assumption wins overall championship in the College Games
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFT) Course (UGC sponsored) is introduced. Off-Campus Courses of M G University commence (2002-2008).
  • P G Course in Home Science - Branch X E - Dietetics and Food Service Management (self financing) is started.
2001
  • College becomes the first recipient of the Award instituted by Kerala Sports Council for the Best College for Sports & Games. 
  • College Is approved as a Sub-centre for the Centre for Continuing Education, Kerala.
  • Pre-Degree delinking is completed.
  • P G courses in Computer Science and History (self financing) are introduced.
2000
  • The College celebrates its Golden Jubilee
  • Rev Sr Geo Maria FCC is appointed Principal of the college.
  • The College wins the prestigious R Shankar Award instituted by the Government of Kerala for the Best College in the State.
  • Launching of Golden Jubilee Memorial All Kerala Basketball Tournament and inter-collegiate elocution Competition in English and Malayalam.
  • Assumption Institute of Technology [AITECH] is established.
1999
  • First Accreditation by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with three star
  • Distance Education Programme of M G University is started with B C A course.
  • M Sc Physics, the first P G Course in the College is introduced.
  • AASA-the Alumni Association of Assumption College is formed.
1998
  • Model II Vocational Course in B Sc Zoology with Food Microbiology as vocational subject is introduced
1997
  •  UGC sponsored BA Communicative English Course is introduced
1996
  • Assumption wins the overall championship in the College Games
1995
  • B Sc Computer Science Course is introduced.
  • Rev Sr Maria SH is appointed the Principal.
1994
  • The 'Mar Kavukattu Memorial' Library building is inaugurated
  • V Rev Msgr Jos P Kottaram assumes office as Manager.
1993
  • BA Malayalam Course is introduced
1992
  • Assumption wins the Malayala Manorama award for the Best College in Sports and Games under Mahatma Gandhi University
  • College is honoured with this prestigious award in the years 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
1990
  • Department of History is established
  • Rev Sr Cicy CMC is appointed the Principal.
1985
  • Rev Sr Roselin SABS is appointed as the Principal for the second time
1983
  • College gets affiliation to Mahatma Gandhi University
  • A Community Outreach Programme “Assumption Jyothis” funded by United Board of Christian Higher Education Asia, to educate 200 women belonging to the nearby colonies is undertaken.
1980
  • Rev Sr Pancrasius FCC is appointed the Principal
1979
  • College undertakes UGC sponsored NAEP
  • College undertakes UGC sponsored National Adult Education Programme [NAEP] with a view to educating 900 illiterate adults every year.
1975
  • College celebrates its Silver Jubilee
1974
  • Rev Sr Roselin SABS is appointed the Principal
1969
  • Franciscan Clarist Congregation takes charge of Jyothi hostel
1967
  • BA English introduced
1965
  • Vijaya Bhavan managed by Sacred Heart Congregation is established
  • Rev Sr Teresa Mary CMC is appointed the Principal
1964
  • Two year Pre-Degree course is introduced
1962
  • St Pius X hostel run by CMC sisters starts functioning
1961
  • N C C unit formed
  • Amala Bhavan, an Adoration Congregation venture is established.
1960
  • Affiliation for B Sc Home Science is granted
  • Vimala Hostel managed by CMC sisters is established.
1957
  • Assumption is raised to a First Grade College
  • Courses in Arts and Sciences: Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology started.
  • Social Service League starts functioning.
1956
  • Introduction of Pre-University Course
1955
  • The College is de-annexed from S B College
  • Rev Sr Mary Xavier SABS becomes the Principal and Rev Sr Teresa Mary CMC, the Vice Principal.
1952
  • The first batch of students’pass University Examinations
  • Assumption Hostel managed by Adoration sisters is established.
  • Rev Fr P C Mathew, becomes the Principal.
1951
  • The College gets recognition as a Second Grade College.
1950
  • The Institution gets affiliated to the University of Travancore
  • Intermediate courses are introduced.
  • The Principal of S B College Rev Fr Thomas William CMI becomes the Principal of Assumption College.
  • Rev Sr Mary Xavier SABS is appointed Vice Principal of the College.
1949
  • The women’s section of St Berchmans College is given the name ‘Assumption College' to commemorate the proclamation of the Dogma of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary.
  • His Excellency Rt Rev Dr James Kalacherry, the Bishop of Changanassery establishes a separate division for women in St Berchmans College to facilitate University education for the women of Kerala.
  • The foundation stone for the women’s wing is laid on 12 August 1949 the vision is taken up by Rt Rev Dr Mathew Kavukattu.