ABOUT ST. THOMAS
St.Thomas was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus who came to India in 52.A.D.He bestowed the light of the gospel to the Indian and established a Christian community in India especially in Kerala which came to be known as Malankara Nazaranis. After his glorious missionary work in India, he received martyrdom in 72 A.D.and his body was interred in Mylapore. Our institution was dedicated and established in his holy name.
St.Thomas College Thavalappara Konni is a self-financing Arts & Science educational institution affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam established by Malankara Orthodox Church, Diocese of Thumpamon, Pathanamthitta. Situated in a pristine location in Thavalappara, a village in the hilly area of Konni. Founded in the year 2012, the college has stitched a place in the fabric of this environment-friendly milieu. The college is weighed as one of the pioneer institutions to impart higher education to the people around.
The college is named after the patron saint St Thomas who is one of the twelve apostles of Jesus who came to India in 52AD. He bestowed the light of the gospel to India and established a Christian community in India especially in Kerala which came to be known as Malankara Nazaranis. The motto of our college is Wisdom, Love, and Service. The college offers five UG courses and one PG course.
In the year of 2017, H.H Catholics of the East Baselious Marthoma Paulose II inaugurated the new college building and it marked a new epoch in our college history.
The motto of the college is Wisdom, Love, and Service. It reminds every individual about Gods direction over our lives. ‘Wisdom ‘enables us to apprehend the inner nature of things or of seeing intuitively. ‘Love ‘inspire the emotions of joy, peace, serenity, and friendship. ‘Service’ implies the humanitarian concern of the students deepened through the social service which helps them to develop a social commitment.
— To enables the students to become better citizens
— To provide high quality, innovative and flexible educational opportunities
— We provide a full range of academic and student support service that assist students in achieving their educational and career goals
— Knowledge is the gift of God
— Acquisition of knowledge helps to realize the supreme reality
— Knowledge and social commitment together create a deep insight into students
— Education enables them to be self-sufficient both in physical and mental aspects