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Christ College (Autonomous) is a Syro-Malabar Roman Catholic college run by Carmelites of Mary Immaculate in Irinjalakuda of Thrissur District, Kerala. Christ College is affiliated to University of Calicut accredited with an "A" grade certificate by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).The college conducts several undergraduate and post graduate courses in Arts, Commerce, and Science faculties. Besides, the college offers professional courses like PG Diploma in Natural Disaster Management; Bachelor of Physical Education (BPE), and some UGC sponsored short-term courses.

Christ College, Irinjalakuda (Autonomous)
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MottoJeevitha Prabha (Light of Life)
PrincipalDr. Mathew Paul Ukken M.Sc,Ph.D
Location, ,
10°21′21″N 76°12′44″E / 10.355735°N 76.2122631°E / 10.355735; 76.2122631Coordinates: 10°21′21″N 76°12′44″E / 10.355735°N 76.2122631°E / 10.355735; 76.2122631
AffiliationsUniversity of Calicut


Christ College has its origin in 1956 at Mangadikunnu, then a forlorn hill on the outskirts of Irinjalakuda Municipality. The college was inaugurated by Burgula Ramakrishna Rao, then Governor of Kerala on 13 October 1957. The college started with 240 students and 14 members on the teaching staff. The first Manager of the college was Rev. Fr. Clemens CMI and the first Principal was Rev. Fr. Gabriel CMI. In the beginning, the college was affiliated to the University of Kerala until 1968, when it came under the jurisdiction of the University of Calicut. As per latest MHRD ranking Christ College stands at 63rd rank in India according to National Institutional Ranking Framework.

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