09-11-2014, 05:33 PM
The Malabar Christian College, founded in 1909 by the Basel Evangelical Mission in Kozhikode is accredited with "A-grade" gigi (National Assessment and Accreditation Council). The Board now under the administration of the Diocese of North Kerala of the Church of South India boasts of the strength of 1,200 units in fifteen, including five post-graduate departments, 61 faculty members, as well as non-teaching staff of 24 students.
The college which started with 15 students, two of whom were women with Rev W. Muller as the main paradigm is a glowing initiative of the Basel missionaries in universalization of education, with particular emphasis on the education of women. The College has grown from strength to strength under the guidance of his identities of many of those who were visionaries in their own right education. The College can boast several clients as illustrious Dr TH Lorch, Rev A Streckeisen and Mr. JF Thaddeus.
However, the long-cherished dream of updating the Board has been made during the tenure of Dr VGM Pavamani with the departure of B.A / B.Sc. undergraduate degree in economics and mathematics in 1956, the same year you started the post-graduate course in zoology. The introduction of the Bachelor B.A. Malayalam in 1980-81 was a significant boost for the institution. The Malabar Christian College was affiliated to the University of Calicut in 1968, the institution was plagued by legal battles regarding the governance for some time but with the final solution to the problem of management in favor of the Diocese of North Kerala CSI .
Prof. Pavamani Mary Gladys took over as principal in 2013, and the college has moved forward under his able management. RT. Rev B.N. FENN North Kerala bishop of the diocese, the Church of South India who is the Chairman of the Management Committee of the College. Currently, Rev. T.I. James is the Manager.
Which set of MCC as well as other educational institutions is a commitment to social liftment, it has helped immensely in North Malabar. The college boasts outstanding alumni who have made a mark in the society in various fields, and that the institution look back with gratitude and reverence. The accolades and laurels that have been earned by the college are many. MCC has been voted as one of the 'Top Ten College in the state' for sports and games, through a survey conducted by The Hindu. The NSS unit of the college was adjudged as the best unit in the state for 2005 and 2009 The recent Ghani Award for the best teacher conferred Dr KV Thomas, head of the department of Malayalam. The faculty of the College have contributed a lot in the field of research with many publications and books. MCC has been listed as an educational institution of the heritage of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage.
The college celebrated its centenary on a large scale in January 2010 The event was launched by the Reverend Dr. KP Giles, bishop of the Diocese of North Kerala and chaired by Mr Oommen Chandy, the then Leader of the Opposition, Government of Kerala.
On a final note the verses in the song inspired by the college staff and students to move forward, "the grace of the early renew and bring us forward now."
Bishop & President, North Kerala diocese B.N. Fenn Rev. RT.
Statutory Manager: Rev T.I. James
Dean of the College: Prof. Maria Gladys Pavamani