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Bishop Kurialacherry College For Women, Kottayam is named after the Servant of God, Mar Thomas Kurialacherry, the first native Bishop of Changanacherry. It was found in the year 1965 by the SABS Congregation. The NAAC report has specially complimented the college for its pioneering efforts in the field of women’s education. The College campus spread over 107147 sq. mt. which is situated in Amalagiri a suburb, 10 kms away from Kottayam , about half a kilometer north of Caritas – Medical College road , on the Medical College – Mahatma Gandhi University road and about 1 km. west of M.C. Road. The college is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University and was upgraded in 1980.

  • The College was accredited by NAAC in 1999- 2000 at the three star level.

  • In 2007 the college successfully under went the process of Re-Accreditation and was awarded the B++ Grade.

  • For aided programs in B. K. College, it has an additional Community Quota - 10%  and For Self- Financed Programs, the management gets 50% of seats and 50% of seats are for Merit.

Department

  • Department of Botany

  • Department of Commerce

  • Department of Economics

  • Department of History

  • Department of Politics

  • Department of English

  • Department of Hindi

  • Department of Malyalam

  • Department of Mathematics

  • Department of Physics

  • Department of Chemistry

Research Projects

  • Demographic Shift and Health Care A Study of Elderly Women in Kerala

  • Sand Mining in Kottayam Taluk: issues ,trends perspectives

  • Reforms in the insurance Sector and its Impact on Economic Development – A Case Study of Kottayam Division of LIC

  • Socio-Economic Relevance of Old age homes, A Case study of Kottayam district

  • Marshall Alkin Beta process ands their applications

  • Watershed development programmes in Kottayam district with special reference to Manimala Panchayath

  • Bioactivity studies and Phytochemical screening of seed extract of Cananga odorata

Collaboration

  • Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam for Research and Academic support

  • CUSAT, Cochin ,for research and academic support

  • Centre for Rural Management for Research support

  • UGC, Research and Academic Programme

  • Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM)

Facilities

Auditorium

1500 seating capacity with good sound system

Seminar Hall

With seating capacity 200, Ceiling mount Multimedia projector and interactive board

Library

Institute has well stocked library with seating capacity of 150 persons and 07 computers for browsing -

  • It has over 46,000 textbooks and reference books

  • It has 97 journals and subscription to 8 newspapers

  • It is subscribed to 75000 e-books and 3000 e-journals

IT Infrastructure

  • LAN - A 16 Mbps BSNL leased line and a 10 Mbps Broadband line with Internet facility round the clock

  • 04 printers and 114 no. of desktops and laptops available

Hostel

  • It has 2 hostels for girls with capacity of 300 - Sanjoe Bhawan and Mercy Home

  • One additional hostel for working womens - Navjyoti with capacity of 100 female students

Student Clubs

Some of the popular clubs of the institutes are -

  • Science Forum

  • Women Cell

  • The College Arts Club

  • Quiz Club

  • Nature Club

  • Tourism Club

  • Oratory and Debating Club

  • Dramatic Club

 

Extra-Curricular Activities

BKSSR - Bishop Kurialacherry Society of Science and Religion was instituted in the College with the financial support of Metanexus Institute in Philadelphia, USA in the year 2005

NSS - Some of the achievements of NSS unit of our college-

  • The Best NSS Unit Award to B. K. College 2012

  • The Best NSS Worker award

  • The Best Camper award

  • The Best volunteer award

Awards

  • The former Principal Rev. Sr. Rosamma V.P awarded the BEST PRINCIPAL AWARD by M G University

  • Dr Ancy Joseph, the Coordinator of NSS in the College was adjudged the BEST PROGRAMME OFFICER by M G University

  • Sr.Elsamma Chacko, Principal was honoured for her relentless services by the parish at the Diamond Jubilee celebration of St Aloysius School, Athirampuzha ,Kottayam

  • Dr. Tessy Kurian won the BEST PAPER AWARD at national conference organized by Girideepam Institute of Advanced Learning, Kottayam

  • Dr. Asha S. Mathew of Department of Botany won the BEST PAPER AWARD at the National Conference on Medical Materials, IIT, Madras.

Scholarship

Various scholarships are disbursed on time-

  • Central Sector Scholarship

  • Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship

  • Single Girl Scholarship

  • Kerala State Higher Education Council Scholarship

  • Post Metric Scholarship

  • Scholarships for Physically Handicapped

  • Scholarships for Muslim girl students

  • Fisheries Scholarships for fishermen’s family students

  • Economically Weaker Section Scholarship

  • University Merit Scholarship

  • Lakshadweep Student Scholarship

  • SC/ST/OBC Student Scholarships

Course Avg. Annual Fees Rating No. of Seats
Bachelor of Arts [BA] INR. 220 -- --
Bachelor of Commerce [BCom] INR. 3,000 -- --
Bachelor of Science [BSc] INR. 220 -- --
Master of Arts [MA] INR. 550 -- --
Master of Commerce [MCom] -- -- --
Master of Science [MSc] INR. 550 -- --

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