About Us


St. Joseph’s Arts and Science College, Pavaratty functions under the able direction of fathers of CMI (Carmelites of Mary Immaculate) congregation, who have from time immemorial evolved the cause of social uplift through their service in the fields of education (Christ University & Kristu Jayanthi College in Bangalore, Christ college in Irinjalakuda, Thevara Sacred Heart College in Ernakulam and Devagiri St. Joseph’s college in Kozhikode) and health care (Amala Institute of Medical Sciences in Thrissur and Rajagiri Hospital in Ernakulam) and various other compassionate activities.

The Devamatha Corporate Educational Agency is the agency concerning the educational institutions under the Devamatha province of the CMI congregation. St. Thomas Monastery, Pavaratty, is a unit under the Devamatha province. The land in which the college is situated is in the name of St. Thomas Monastery, Pavaratty.

The college was started in the year 2015 with B.Com Finance, B.Com Co-operation and B.A. English programmes. Over the years the college has grown in size and visibility and currently apart from the programmes started in 2015, the college started BBA (2019), M.Com (2020), B.Com Finance – Additional Batch (2020) and M.A. English (2021). College received approval from University of Calicut to start BSc Psychology from 2023 onwards. Right now, there are about 800 students, 34 faculty members, five administrative staff, three supporting staff and a Librarian.