Educational Institutions

St. Mary’s College, Malam, Manarcad: St.mary's college

This college is owned and managed by St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Cathedral Manarcad. The college situated on the serene hilltop – Mary Giri – was established in1981. His Holiness Ignatious Zakka Ivas I, Prince Patriarch of Antioch and all the East laid the foundation of the main building of the college on 26 February 1982. This First Grade College, affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University offers Undergraduate courses in English (copy editor), History (Archaeology and Museology), Physics (Applied Electronics), Chemistry, Zoology and Commerce (B. Com-Computer Applications) and Postgraduate courses in Chemistry, Zoology, Physics & Commerce. The College also has a research center in Zoology and a research laboratory with advanced facilities for studies and research on leptospirosis, rodent pest management and small mammal diversity.  

Very Rev Kuriakose Cor Episcopa Karukayil is elected for 2023 as manager/chairman of this college. 


St.Marys Pvt ITI, Manarcad. This industrial training center recognized by the Government of Kerala was established in 1978. The center offers vocational training programmes in the following trades. Electronics, Draughtsman, Civil, Fitter, Welder, Fashion technology Mechanic – Motor Vehicle, Mechanics-electronics Mechanic – Diesel & Survey. We conduct All India Trade Tests and awarding National Trade Certificates from NCVT (The National Council for Vocational Training). The Council has been entrusted with the responsibilities of prescribing standards and curricula for craftsmen training, advising the Government of India on the overall policy and programs. Visit this website: St. Mary’s PVT ITI (

St. Mary’s Pvt. I T I

t.mary's ITC


St. Mary’s Higher Seconday School
and High School, Manarcad

St.marys Higher secondary school


St.Mary’s HSS Manarcad. The School was established in 1949 when there was no other high school in Manarcad and adjoing places. In 1998 the school was upgraded into a Higher Secondary School with courses in science, computer science, humanities and commerce. It is one of the best higher secondary schools in Kottayam district. St.Mary’s H.S.S wants to equip children for life in its fullness, shaping them, into complete and competent human beings. The school is designed to be a centre of excellence with special emphasis on leadership and personality development. The school offers a homely atmosphere in which students learn to develop their inborn abilities and to discipline themselves to become more responsible citizens. Discipline is the back bone of our institution. Every student is expected to abide by the rules and regulations of the school.“


St.Mary’s CBSE School, Manarcad. This school was established in 1992. Now it conducts classes right from LKG to Class X.

VISION : Be a catalyst in accelerating positive change in young minds so as to prepare them to tackle with the harsh realities of life and thus become responsible and successful individuals who are a boon to the society.

MISSION: To provide learning opportunities to the children belonging to all realms of society through a process of learning that caters to head, heart and hand, resulting in their formation, reformation and transformation.

St. Mary’s English Medium School (affiliated to CBSE), Manarcad

English medium

St.Mary’s Kinder Garten

Kinder garten

 St. Mary’s Sunday School. The Sunday school was started in 1926 with the aim of inculating faith and spirituality and leadership qualities among the children of teh Parish.At present 16 Sunday Schools are functioning effectively in the different Karas of the parish; in all there are 220 teachers, and 1600 students. Every year the sunday school organizes programmes such as Vacation Bible School(VBS), Teachers Seminar and Christmas Carols.