The college started functioning with a student strength of 160 in two batches of pre-degree class of 80 each in 1975. In view of heavy rush for admissions more batches were sanctioned by the university in course of time.

The institution was raised to the status of a first grade college in the academic year 1978-79 with the starting of BCom degree course. In 1979-80, BA Economics was started. MA Economics was started in1993 – 94. BSc Polymer Chemistry was started in 1995. As  a policy matter of the govt pre degree course was taken off from the college. From the academic year 1999-2000, there was no admission to the course. The BA Communicative English course (three Main System ) had been started with the aid of UGC during academic year 1997-98. The post graduate course M Com was introduced during 1998-99. BA History had been started during the academic year  1999-2000. BA Communicative English course has been wound up following exhaustion of funds allotted by the UGC in 2000. The College was up graded as a research centre for Economics during the academic year 2010-2011.Post Graduate programme in Polymer Chemistry was started in 2012-13. The Commerce Department has upgraded as a Reserach Centre during the academic year 2014-15. The Community College Scheme of U.G.C has been started with two diploma courses in Automobile Engineering and Hospitality Management respectively. The college is an approved Skill Development Centre of ASAP initiated by the Government of Kerala.    From July 2004 college conducts short duration courses through centre for adult continuing education & extension centre ( CACEE).  The centre is currently offering certificate courses in Library science and information technology, Diploma in Computer Applications & and Computerised  accounting.

The College has been accredited by NAAC with B grade during the academic year 2014-15


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