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College History

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).

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.
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.

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
Reaccreditation (second cycle) by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade status in February

Rev Dr Sr Suma Rose CMC is appointed Principal of the college and Rev Sr Mercy Nedumpuram SABS, Vice - Principal.
College is honoured with -
1. Shiksha Bharati Award’ instituted by Indian Achievers Forum, New Delhi.
2. ‘Gyan Bharati Shiksha Award’ by Global Management Council, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
3. ‘Bharatiya Shiksha Ratan Award’ of the Economic for Health and Educational Growth, New Delhi.
4. ‘Sr Tessa Award’ instituted by Citizens of Kochi for the Best College in M G University for the year 2005-’06.
5. ‘C H Muhammed Koya Award’ instituted by C H Foundations for excellence in innovative education to APAAC
6. 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

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1996
Assumption wins the overall championship in the College Games

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.