Mar Ivanios College

Mar Ivanios College, Bethany Hills, Nalanchira, PO Thiruvanathapuram - 695015, Kerala, India

Mar Ivanios College since its inception under the percipient guidance of Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios in 1949 has been an institution of distinction providing quality education. The College is one of the Malankara Syrian Catholic Colleges established and administered by the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum in accordance with the rights of the minority community guaranteed in the Constitution of India. Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios of revered memory was the first Principal of the College and Patron for 40 years. His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos, the Major Archbishop of Trivandrum is the Patron and the Manager of the College and executes the administration through the Managing Council.
                In its endeavor to achieve excellence in academic pursuit, the Institution has established six Research Centres attached to the Departments of English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Commerce. Mar Ivanios College is the first Institution in the University of Kerala to receive accreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 1999. The College was also the first to be re-assessed and re-accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC in 2004. In 2011 the College was re-assessed by the NAAC Peer team as part of the Third Cycle of re-accreditation process. Mar Ivanios College became the first private college affiliated to the University of Kerala to receive the status of CPE (College with Potential for Excellence) from the UGC in 2004 and the same was extended in 2014. The College has been conferred with Autonomy status by the University of Kerala upon recommendations from UGC from 13th June 2014. Mar Ivanios College bagged 36th position in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018 among the category of Arts, Science and Commerce colleges.

The infrastructure of the college is well equipped with modern facilities
The college have well equipped laboratories with all latest equipments.
The college have well stocked library with all all kinds of books.

Mar Ivanios College, Bethany Hills, Nalanchira, PO Thiruvanathapuram - 695015, Kerala, India.

  • International Seminar on Disruptive Technology and Business was organized by the Postgraduate and Research department of Commerce, Mar Ivanios College Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram.

  • The college is a member of the British Council Exams Partnership Programme.

Notable alumnis are
Nazriya Nazim
Anarkali Marikar
G. Venugopal
Jagathy Sreekumar
Sanju Samson

A pass in Higher Secondary Examination of the state or an Examination accepted by the University as equivalent thereto with candidates coming from non-Commerce having at least 45% aggregate.


  • Boys Hostel
    The college has a boys hostel named St. Thomas Hostel. The hostel rooms are very spacious and provide comfortable accommodation for outstation students. Hostel wardens take care of the security of the hostels.
  • Girls Hostel
    Mar Ivanios College girls hostels are known as Alphonsa and M.T.T. The hostels are equipped with all the basic facilities and security and safety of the hostels are taken care of by the hostel wardens.
  • Gym
    Mar Ivanios College gym facility provides trained instructors to guide the students. The gym is equipped with modern equipment for workout.
  • Library
    The library has a total area of 10423.84 Sq.ft consisting of lounge area, e- learning, reprographic services, relaxed reading, book shelving and staff area. There are over 69000+ books in the library. The library has books on different genres like fiction, general, scientific, etc. The library has 3 lakhs E-Books, E-Journals and anybody can access these from anywhere and anytime.
  • Sports
    The college sports facility provides both indoor and outdoor games for the physical and mental well-being of the students.
  • Cafeteria
    Mar Ivanios cafeteria facility has hygienically prepared food. The cafeteria serves all time meals.
  • Auditorium
    The college auditorium is very spacious and is used for organising events and seminars.
  • Medical/Hospital
    Mar Ivanios college medical clinic has basic first-aid facility. The medical clinic also provides a trained doctor.
  • IT Infrastructure
    Mar Ivanios college has a well-maintained IT infrastructure, where each department is equipped with computers and are well connected with the internet.
  • Transport
    The college provides transport facility for both the students and staff members.
  • Laboratories
    Mar Ivanios College has departmental laboratories and are used for practicals and research activities.
  • Convenience Store
    Small private convenience stores like stationery shops, photocopy shops, etc are available in the college campus.
  • Banks Facilities
    The Mar Ivanios College on-campus bank provides SB, RD, FD, chitty and loan facilities.
Boys Hostel
Girls Hostel
IT Infrastructure
Convenience Store
Banks Facilities



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