Mar Ivanios College is a private institute established in the year 1949 and is affiliated to University of Kerala.The institute is NAAC accredited and approved by UGC. The college offers a total of 12 undergraduate courses and 8 postgraduate courses in various specializations such as economics, english, commerce, journalism and mass communication, mathematics, physics, chemistry, zoology, botany and biotechnology. 

Mar Ivanios College is the first institute to receive NAAC accreditation in 1999 in the University of Kerala. The College has been awarded Independence standing by the University of Kerala upon instructions from UGC from 13th June 2014. Mar Ivanios College seized 36th position in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018 among the section of Arts, Science, and Commerce colleges. It also has been ranked 48 in NIRF Rankings 2020.

Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram Highlights

Establishment | Institute Type 1949 | Private
Affiliated to University of Kerala
Approved by UGC
Entrance Exam Quantitative aptitude and Personal Interview
Courses Offered 12 UG and 8 PG
Popular Courses B.Com, B.Sc, B.A, B.Voc, M.Sc, Ph.D, M.A
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Interview Based
Campus Area 25 acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Wi-Fi, Mess
Official Websites

Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram Rankings/Awards/ Achievements

  • First institute in University of Kerala to receive NAAC accreditation in 1999.
  • The College was also the first to be re-assessed and re-accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC in 2004.
  • Ranked 36th by NIRF in 2018.
  • Conferred with Autonomy status by the University of Kerala IN 2014.
  • Ranked 29th by NIRF in 2019.
  • Ranked 48th by NIRF in 2020.

Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram Courses 

The institute offers Graduate and Postgraduate courses to its students. Below mentioned are some of the important courses along with their details.

Courses Specialization Eligibility Selection Criteria
B.Com Commerce 10+2 with 45% aggregate marks Merit and Interview
Accounts and Audit
B. Sc Botany & Biotechnology 10+2 On the basis of Merit and Interview
Computer Science
B.A Economics 10+2 On the basis of Merit and Interview
English and Communicative English
Journal and Mass Communication
English Literature
B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Management 10+2 On the basis of merit of qualifying examination & Entrance Test and Interview
Software Development
M. Sc Chemistry Graduation Merit of qualifying examination and performance in personal interview
Ph. D Economics Post Graduation -
MA English Literature Graduation Merit of qualifying examination and performance in personal interview
Language Malayalam

Mar Ivanios College also offers other UG and PG courses such as M.Com, M.Phil and MTTM. The basic eligibility criteria for admission is graduation.

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Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram Admissions

  • Admission for all the courses will be taken only in the online mode through the admission portal on the official website.
  • Candidates applying for graduate and postgraduate courses with any quota have to compulsorily register online.
  • Admissions to UG courses B.Com and B.Sc, and PG courses MA and M.Sc are based on merit in qualifying examinations and personal interview while admissions to B.Voc courses are also based on entrance exam.

How to apply?

Procedure for filling online registration forms:

  1. Go to the admission portal on the official website of the college. Click on the apply button to further procedure.
  2. You need to login with the register button if you are a new applicant.
  3. Fill the required details accurately and move to the next page.
  4. Once you successfully complete the registration form, you will see the payment page and you will have your unique ID and password. 
  5. Submit the fees and move towards further procedure.
  6. After the successful submission of application form, if selected, you will be required to attend the admission interview.

Required Documents at the time of admission:

  • Printed copy of Application Memo
  • Printed copy of Application form
  • College copy of Admission fees paid (if by challan)
  • Transfer Certificate in Original
  • Original Pass certificate and mark sheet of qualifying examination
  • Candidates from University/board other than Kerala, should produce Migration Certificate
  • Eligibility Certificate, in case candidate other than Kerala HSC/ISC/CBSE/VHSC
  • Character Certificate from the head of the institution
  • Malankara Syrian Catholic students produces Character and Catechism certificate from the parish priest
  • Two Recent Passport size Photograph
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)

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Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram Placements

The institute offers guidance to the students to prepare them for the placements. The institute supports all possible requirements for the selection of the students in the interview. Even the college organizes many internships for the benefits of the students. 

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Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram Scholarships

  1. According to the college and universities norms and regulations, the OBC/SC/ST categories candidates will get concession in fees such as in tuition fees, special fees, hostel and mess fees.
  2. And the general categories students whose family income is less than 1 Lakh are also eligible for concession in fees.
  3. The candidates who are eligible for the above scholarship must have to submit the documents to the college within 15 days of joining.

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Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram Facilities

Mar Ivanios College has an excellent foundation like a library that encourages the learners to have a crowd-free training activity during their college life. It also affords departments to the disciples like competitions to furnish them with an intermission from the conventional educational agenda they serve. Students can take advantage of these facilities in their available time for their entertainment.

  • Passage for Uniquely Abled: The university guarantees disabled-friendly dynamic support. They accommodate specific facilities to them for their comfort and satisfaction.
  • Hostel: The university presents hostel amenities to the scholars and has a separate lodging for boys and girls. Students can take advantage of the conveniences of Wi-Fi networks, indoor games, TV rooms, etc.
  • Sports: The university grants sports facilities and urges them to compete in indoor and outdoor games for their bodily and subconscious well being.
  • Library:  The organization has a library that has all classes of handbooks and recommended works for the learners to improve their awareness and is an ideal accommodation for magazine enthusiasts.
  • Computing Centre: The institute focuses on the development of the technical knowledge and technology related educations such as the computing centre, labs facilities. 

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Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram Faculty:

In the institute, there are different courses for different departments. Mar Ivanios College Faculties are not only expert at their domains and area of interest but continuously improving themselves through faculty development programs to ensure the proper guidance of their students with the continuous changing scenario and developments. 

Achievements of Faculties :

  1. Dr. Mary George, one of the faculty members of the Department, acquired the UGC Research Award in 2004, a Post Doctoral Fellowship for three years. 
  2. One of the Research Scholars of the Department, Dr. Anusha Edwin bagged the Best Paper Award in the International Conference conducted by Swamy Vivekananda Association of Science and Humanities (SVASH-2014) (Govt. Reg.No.TVM/TC/493/2013) in 2014. 

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Ques. Can I get Ph.D admission in physics without an entrance exam in Mar Ivanios college Trivandrum?

Ans. The candidate cannot take admission in any courses without seeking and appearing for the exam and interview after qualifying the cut-off Ranks . The final Selection of the candidate is approved on the basis of Personal Interview after successfully qualifying the Entrance Aptitude Exam.

Ques. What are the courses offered in B.A Arts in Mar Ivanios College ?

Ans. The institute offers English, Economics, Journalism and Mass Communication, and English Language and English Literature in a Graduation Course of B.A(Arts) which is of 3 Years of Duration offered by the University of Kerala. The Eligibility for this course is the candidate must qualify the 10+2 with a reputed institute.

Ques. How can we make the Application Form Payment online?

Ans. The payment criteria is as follows:

Credit Cards of Mastercard and Visa 1.2%+Service Tax
Debit Cards of Mastercard and Visa For transaction value less than Rs.2000 0.75%+Service Tax For transaction more than Rs.2000 1%+Service Tax
Net-Banking 1.7%+Service Tax

Ques. Is there any reservation criteria in Mar Ivanios College?

Ans. Yes, there is a reservation system based on the categories of the candidates which is mentioned in below table:

Reservation Category Percentage of Reservation (Aided Course) Percentage of Reservation (Unaided Course)
Open Quota 50% 30%
Scheduled Caste 15% 15%
Scheduled Tribe 5% 5%
Community Quota 10% -
Management Quota 20% 50%

Ques. Does the college offer hostel facilities for girls too?

Ans. Yes, the college offered hostel facilities for both Girls and Boys individually.

  1. St.Thomas Hostel for Men: Boys Hostel
  2. Mar Ivanios College Ladies Hostel and Sarvodaya Hostel for Women: Girls Hostel
  3. M.T.T Hostel for Women: Girls Hostel
  4. Jayamatha Ladies Hostel: Girls Hostel