Carmel College Mala (Woman's College Mala), a first grade college for women under Calicut University stands nestled in an idyllic locale - walkable distance to Mala town - established in 1981 by CMC (Congregation of the Mother of Carmel) Sisters with innumerable support of well wishers.
The serene atmosphere makes Mala Carmel College an ideal place for the pursuit of knowledge. Here one is constantly conscious of the Divine presence, and this perfect blend between the spiritual and the intellectual, helps in the integrated development of the student. Carmel College Mala the temple of knowledge, exclusively for women, rose from the realization that women play a pivotal role in molding and shaping future generations and here access to knowledge, sense of security and freedom of speech is the barometer with which to measure the growth of a society or a nation.
Mala Carmel College Thrissur, which began in the year 1981, is run by the Sisters of the Congregation of Mother of Carmel who guided by their founders Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Rev. Fr. Leopold Boccaro have taken up the apostolate of education. Carmel is the fruit of a deep and sincere urge to uplift the lot of the marginalized sections of society, especially that of the rural woman so that she may stretch her wings and soar high into a realm of Light and Love.
Vision of Carmel College Mala Kerala
Uplift the weak and downtrodden sections of society, especially the rural woman so as to liberate her from the shackles of bondage to a new world of light and love.
Mission of Carmel College Mala Thrissur
Dedicated to the cause of empowering rural women with knowledge, inculcating in them the spirit of selfless love and compassion, spreading peace in the society, living in harmony with nature and illuminating the world to eternity.
Objectives of Mala Carmel College
- To promote the total development of the young woman in her uniqueness.
- To liberate her from economic dependency by inculcating in her a proper work culture.
- To instill in her a desire to attain excellence.
- To help her think in a clear, fearless and independent manner.
- To equip her to see and apply knowledge so as to find solutions to human problems.
- To make her conscious of her social obligations.
- To mould her to be an agent of peace, harmony and universal brotherhood.
- To sensitize her on the social, ethical and cultural values.
- To help radiate true light through love.
Goal of Mala Carmel College Kerala
To help young women in their pursuit of intellectual and professional excellence, which will lead to the total formation of the human person as much for their own enrichment as for the service of the society and the nation in the spirit of Christ
Motto of Mala Carmel College Kerala
The motto symbolizes the ideal for which the Mala Carmel college stands. Blessed Virgin Mary, chosen by God to bring forth the light of the world, the morning star, from whom the benign rays emanates, is the college's source of light. She presides over the college and bestows her light and shade on college's children. The College in turn try to radiate this light kindled in hearts in the form of sincere love made manifest through self-less service to brethren irrespective of caste or creed.
To improve the efficiency of the organization mechanism, college has a governing body. This body plans, reviews, updates and facilitates the implementation of activities to be undertaken by the institution.
Postal Address: Mala Carmel College for Women, Mala Pincode - 680732, Thrissur District, Kerala
Telephone Number: 0480-289-0247 / 0480-232-06052 (Office); 0480-289-4707 (Hostel); 0480-289-6999 (Library)
Fax Number: 0480-289-0247
Email: carmelcollegemala@ rediffmail.com
In The News
NAAC Peer Team from UGC Submitted Report to Mala Carmel College
National Assessment and Accreditations Council (NAAC) Peer Team from UGC visited Mala Carmel College
National Assessment and Accreditations Council (NAAC) Peer Team from UGC visited Mala Carmel College for the third assessment accreditation cycle. Keeping its pace with empowering women since its inception, Re-Accreditation with 'A' Grade will be a great energy for further developments of the College.
The team members:
- Dr. Anandhavalli Mahadevan, Former Vice Chancellor, Mother Theresa Women's University, Kodaikanal, TN
- Prof. Muvva Lakshmi, Head of the Department of Botany and Microbiology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, AP
- Dr. Swapana H. Samel, Principal, Birla College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Kalyan, Marashtra.
Carmel College expects evaluation report by 25th of November, 2015.