The Malayalam department was initiated in the year 1955, along with the establishment of the institution. Mrs. A.Ammalukutty headed the department in the initial years. In the later years, Ms.V.Sumathi, Ms.K.K Radha and Ms.R.Remadevi extended service to the department. Intermediate classes were engaged by our department until 1960. In the year 1960 with the commencement of Degree courses the language studies was extended to the UG level. In the year 1962 Sister Carmel, a former student of this college, and Sister Josepha joined here as lecturers. Sister Carmel became the Head of the Department. In the year 1977, Ms.Molly Joseph Mampilly joined the department as a lecturer. In 1980, Sr Carmel transferred to the newly started Sacred Heart College at Chalakudy. In the year 1981, Dr.Leena M.A. was appointed as lecturer the department. From 1980 to 1993, Sr Josepha served the Department as HOD  and in the last years of her service, she became the Vice Principal of the college. On March 31st 1993 Sr Josepha retired from the service and Dr. Molly Joseph Mampilly  became the head of the department. During the period of her service Malayalam department uplifted to P G  Department. On March 31st 2010 Dr. Molly Joseph Mampilly retired from the service and Sheeba A.C. appointed as Asst. Professor in the Department. Dr Leena M.A. became the head of the department in the year 2010. During this period P.G Malayalam Programme was regularized and Vineetha George, Shaijy C. Muringathery, Starlet Mathew and Annam Sini A.P. were appointed as Assistant professors in the year 2011. In the year 2012 Ms.Starlet Mathew transferred to BKM  College at Amalagiri. In the same year Sobhitha Joy and Justin P.G. (Sanskrit) were appointed. On March 31st 2013 Dr. Leena M.A. retired from the service and Sheeba A.C. became the head of the department. In the year 2018 P.G. Department of Malayalam was uplifted to Research Department.In the year  2019 December Dr.Roy Mathew M were Appointed as Assistant Professor in the Department. Dr. Sheeba A.C., Dr. Shaijy C. Muringathery, Dr. Annam Sini A.P. and Dr. Sobhitha Joy became research Guides. On 11th October 2019 1st RAC was conducted and 6 research scholars were admitted for Ph. D. Programme.  In the year 2019 December Dr. Roy Mathew M were appointed as  assistant professor and in 2021 July he became research Guide. On 2021 November Dr. Sobhitha Joy resigned from here and  join Newman's College Thodupuzha. Research Scholar Gayathridevi S discontinued her PhD from this research center.   On 2022-2023 Academic year 7 research scholars were admitted for Ph. D. Programme. On March 31st 2022 Dr. Sheeba A.C. retired from the service and Dr.Vineetha George became the head of the department  and on June 2022 she became research Guide.  On the year 2024 Dr Shaijy C Muringathery  got promotion as Associate Professor.

Curricular and extra curricular activities of the department opened a wide horizon of various dimensions of knowledge and enabled our students being equipped in professions like Teaching, Journalism, Media works, Lexicographic and Translation works. Ample opportunities exist for even those who are interested in folk art and culture. 

          After the regularization of P.G. Malayalam Course  in the year 2010 the department was lead to new horizons by the appointment of five new faculties and various infra structured facilities like research oriented library modern technical equipment like desktop, laptop, LCD projector ,camera, tape recorder etc. We were able to produce 100 percentage result in the university  examination. In the year 2012 our student Ursula N. won KERALA PANINI AWARD for being the top scorer in the inter university Examinations and received merit scholarship. 30 of our old students National Eligibility Test (NET)  and 10 of them were qualified in the State level Educational Test (SET). Along with academic excellence we take almost care to inculcate social cultural and human values among the students . Our department prepare a wonderful platform for the students for the overall development of literary and artistic talents of our students. We also empowers our students to face all the challenges of their day today life by giving them counselling, enrichment and empowerment programmes to become the most powerful women community of our nation.


 To be a centre of excellence for Malayalam language and literature, to sore the heights of creative competence, to achieve moral uprightness, social commitment, national integration and women empowerment.


 Assure holistic development and inculcate spiritual values among students instituting sincere service to the almighty,  colleagues,  PTA and students for the goodness of humanity.


Though Literature to the Depth of Humanity and Integrity

Programmes offered

Ph.D. in Malayalam 

MA  Malayalam

BA  Malayalam 

2nd Language Courses:

        1.B.A & B.Sc  Malayalam Common Course 

        2. B.Sc Programme (In Other Pattern)

        3 B.Com Degree Programme

MA  Malayalam

 In the academic year 1999-2000, Malayalam Department established as PG department by introducing PG programme in Malayalam. There are 10 seats allotted for the PG Programme in the beginning. Later it was increased to 20 seats. The formal inauguration of the PG Malayalam Course was done by the Respected Vice Chancellor of the Calicut University, Dr. K K N Kurup on (January 2000) at 10am in the college auditorium. In his inaugural address, he insisted the importance of the language studies in the college curriculum. He also pointed out the facts that the study of oriental languages, especially the mother tongue and its literature, enrich our culture and promote best human relationships in this scientific era. In 2023 allotted seats for PG Programme increased to 30 seats.  Every year  PG Students in Malayalam department got top ranks in university examinations.  

1. Suraja EM        2004     1st Rank  

2. Ursula N         2012    1st Rank in PG Malayalam in all universities of Kerala ( Kerala Panini Award)

3.Simi AJ              2012     2nd Rank

4. Anu V S             2013     2nd Rank

5. Mubina KP      2013      2nd Rank

6. Sharmiya Noorudheen  2014  3rd Rank 

7 Aiswarya C       2019           8th Rank 

8. Ashmi Kumaradas  2020  2nd Rank

9. Mereena Paul           2022    10th Rank

10. Thulasi   PV             2023    10th Rank

  Dr. M. Leelavathy [Rtd.Professor from Maharaja’s College Eranakulam and a well known critic in Malayalam] and Prof. Narayana Menon [Rtd. Professor from Sree Kerala Varma College Guruvayoor and renowned scholar in ancient literature and Malayalam Grammar] were appointed as Guest Lecturers for the MA classes. With their thought provoking and highly enlightened classes, our students were benefited a lot. Their dedication to the profession is highly commendable. Besides in the department the college, as a whole was privileged by their presence. Mrs. Jisha Elizabeth Varghese, Mrs.Soumini, Dr.Usha T.K., Dr.Shobana Kumari were also worked as guest lecturers in the department. In the year 2010 P.G.Malayalam Course regularized. Hence the department was lead to new horizons by being appointed new faculties. Vineetha George, Shaijy C. Muringathery, Starlet Mathew and Annam Sini A.P. were appointed as Assistant professors in the year 2011.

BA Malayalam

In order to promote the PG Malayalam programme UG Malayalam Programme (Self Financing) also introduced in the year 2015. We are grateful to God Almighty for the achievements of best result and ranks of our students in the final year University examinations. Names of our first batch rank holders are as follows.

1. Ashmi Kumaradas     5th Rank  2018 

2. Thasni P.K                10th  Rank  2018

3. Arya U.P                     12th Rank   2018

4. Akhila P P                  12th Rank 2018 

5.  Durga Radhakrishnan  3rd Rank 2021

6. Rahna K                             14th Rank 2021

7. Aparna Muralidharan  15th Rank 2021 

8. Akshaya VS                      14 th Rank  2022

9. Samvedha P                     17th Rank 2023

Our Best practises

·         National seminars 

·         National Workshops

·         State level Seminars 

·         Debates & Discussions

·         Vayana Varacharanam

·         Keralappiravi Dhinaghosham

·         Celebrate Memories of famous writers

·         Kavya Virunnu

·         Sahithya Samajam

·         Palana

·         Penma

·         Sreshta balyam Haritha Balyam

·         Club Activities

·         Nammal for Care and Cure

·         Media Club

·         Folklore Club

·         Alumina of the Department

·         ICT Forum


·        Chair of Arnospathiri

·        Mou's with

                        O.V Vijayan Smarka Samithi Thasrak Palakkad,  

                        Vallathol Vidya peedham, Edappal,   

                        Deepika Dina Pathram Kottayam, 

                        Arnos Pathiri Akadami Velur

                       Vimala College Thrissur

Methods of teaching learning and evaluation

·         Detailed notes of all section discussed

·         Assignments

·         Students are given talks on relevant topics by the resource person

·         Seminars organized by the students

·         Remedial Coaching

·         Bridge course

·         Internal exams

·         Quiz competitions

·       Students are encouraged to bring out literary articles like handwritten magazines, research magazines, etc



·         A well equipped library

.         Computers with internet facility

·         Printer

·         LCD Projector

·         Camera

·         Desk Top computer

·         Lap Top

·         CD Player

·         Reading Corner

·         Weekly and magazines

·         Wi-Fi  facility  class room

.         Research Room