CMS College History

CMS College, Kottayam: A Peep into the Past

Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the fragrance of his knowledge by us in every place. For we are unto God a sweet aroma of Christ.

2 Corinthians, 2: 14-15.

Timeline

1894
Best college in Madras Presidency
Best college in Madras Presidency

CMS College is observed as the best college in Madras Presidency

1913
Girl students admitted to the College for the first time.
Girl students admitted to the College for the first time.

Girl students admitted to the College for the first time. Askwith hostel for boys starts functioning in the college

1917
Centenary year of the College
Centenary year of the College

Centenary year of the College

1928
The first Indian to become Principal of the college
The first Indian to become Principal of the college

Mr. C K Thomas becomes the Principal of the College (The first Indian to become Principal of the college)

1937
The College gets affiliated to Travancore University
The College gets affiliated to Travancore University

The College gets affiliated to Travancore University (later, in 1957, the University of Kerala).

1984
The College affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.
The College affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.

The College affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.

1992
175th anniversary of the College inaugurated by Shri Arjun Singh
175th anniversary of the College inaugurated by Shri Arjun Singh

175th anniversary of the College inaugurated by Shri Arjun Singh, Union Minister for Human Resource Development

1999
The College accredited with the highest status of Five Star
The College accredited with the highest status of Five Star

The College accredited with the highest status of Five Star by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.

2004
The University Grants Commission recognizes the institution as CPE
The University Grants Commission recognizes the institution as CPE

The University Grants Commission recognizes the institution as CPE – College with Potential for Excellence.

2007
NAAC re-accreditation of 2007 brings B++
NAAC re-accreditation of 2007 brings B++

NAAC re-accreditation of 2007 brings B++ rating with a score of 84% to the College.