Newman College, established in the year 1964, is a catholic institute located in Thodupuzha, Kerala. It is affiliated to Mahatama Gandhi University and accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade. The college is an aided institution that also runs a few courses for IGNOU through distance education mode. It offers various UG, PG and Doctoral programs in many streams. Admission is done through the Under Graduate Centralized Admissions Process (UGCAP) and Post Graduate Centralized Admissions Process (PGCAP) on the basis of the entrance exam conducted by the MG University.

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Newman College Highlights

Official Website
Type of Programs UG, PG, Certificate and Add-on Courses
Admission Criteria UG CAP and PG CAP
Application Mode Online

Newman College Courses

Newman College offers Undergraduate and postgraduate programs and certificate courses in multiple streams. The selection for these courses is based on the entrance exam conducted by the university. Tabulated below is the list of programs offered by the college at different levels:

UG Courses PG Courses  Certificate Programs Add-on Courses
B.A. (Economics/ History/ Political Science/ English/ Malayalam/ Kerala Culture) M.A (English/ Economics) Computerized Accounting First Aid and Safety Education
B.Sc (Mathematics/ Botany/ Biotechnology/ Physics/ Zoology/ Statistics) M.Com (General/ Finance) First aid and safety education Plant Tissue Culture
B.Com (Finance/ Computer Applications/ Co-operation) M.Sc (Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry) - Diploma in Computer Applications

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Newman College Admissions

The admission to the college is done on the basis of a centralized allotment process (CAP) of Mahatma Gandhi University. The university conducts separate processes for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs namely UG CAP and PG CAP respectively. 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • UG Courses – Intermediate graduate in relevant discipline from a recognized board
  • PG Courses – Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject from a recognized university

Candidates fulfilling these basic eligibility requirements will be allowed to sit in the entrance exam for the respective course. They can register themselves online on the website of MG University by filling the application form with all necessary details. 

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Since the college follows the admission criteria as per Mahatma Gandhi University, therefore, the university has also reserved seats. Following are the details for the same:

Categories % of seats reserved
International Students 10
PwD candidates 3
Cultural Quota 10
Scheduled Caste 8
Scheduled Tribe 2
Muslims 8

Newman College Scholarships

Newman College provides a number of scholarships to the needy and meritorious students.  Mentioned below are the scholarships sponsored by governmental agencies:

  • National Merit Scholarship for highest marks in the qualifying exam 
  • Teacher's Children with first class
  • Hindi Scholarship for securing highest marks in Hindi
  • State and District Merit Scholarships on the basis of academic merit
  • Sports Scholarship on the basis of performance in any sport/ game
  • University Merit Scholarship for a meritorious student in each course

The scholarship provided at the college level and is sponsored by the benefactors, alumni or teachers are mentioned below:

  • St. Mary Scholarship to the daughter of a widow. 
  • Mar George Punnakottil Award for the Best NCC Cadet
  • Msgr. Mathew Palamattam award for top scorer in MA English (final)
  • Prof. Manuel Thomas memorial award for top scorer in BA English (Final)
  • Prof. T.S Chacko Award for top scorer in B.Sc Mathematics
  • Prof. U.V. John Memorial award for top scorer in  B.Sc. Physics
  • A.S. Gafoor memorial award for top scorer in B.A. Economics 

Newman College Placements

The placement cell of the college plays an integral role in shaping the lives of its students since its inception. Faculty members bring distinguished companies for the recruitment drive each year. It also arranges seminars and personality building assignments for the students in order to transform an average student to an extraordinary employee.