Grace International Academy (GIA) is an undergraduate college affiliated to the University of Kerala, which started functioning in May 2019. It is located in Punalur, in Kollam district, and is a border town between Kerala and Tamil Nadu, situated a stone throw away from Punalur railway station and 70 km away from Thiruvananthapuram airport.
GIA is run by Palakunnathu foundation –a registered charitable trust and is self-financing. It has the vision to be a top college in India with a different methodology towards teaching and learning which enables the students to face the challenges of the 21st century by inculcating skills like creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. The institute offers undergraduate programs such as B.com (CA) and B.Com (Finance) and has 40 seats per specialization. The institute also provides students with various internship opportunities.
Grace International Academy Highlights
|Popular Courses||B.Com, BBA|
|Mode of Admission||Online|
Grace International Academy Courses
GIA offers courses like B.Com (Finance), B.Com (Computer Application) and B.B.A under the University of Kerala. The course details are as tabulated below:
|B.Com||CA||Any student who has passed Higher Secondary Examination, ISC, CBSE plus two board exam are eligible for doing the course|
|BBA||-||Any student who has passed Higher Secondary Examination, ISC, CBSE plus two board exam are eligible for doing the course|
Seat Intake: 40 per specialization
Read more: GIA Courses and Fees
Grace International Academy Admission
The admissions will be done on the basis of the existing regulations of the University of Kerala and the government of Kerala regarding merit and reservation. Special provisions for those who excel in sports and cultural activities exist, as per the university norms.
Applicants who wish to apply for the management quota may directly apply to the college, online, in the prescribed form, for seats under general merit. To be considered under any quota, the application form must be submitted, specifically for the same. Clarifications can be made at the help desk for admissions at the college. For details, please refer to the admission prospectus. The admission process through the University of Kerala allocation also known as the centralized allotment process begins after the publication of results of HSS. For the University allocation, every student needs to register through the University of Kerala website admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in.
Grace International Academy Scholarship
Grace International Academy as an Institution believes that a better society is possible only if there is a space for the less privileged to access higher education.. Higher education is increasingly being seen as the fortress of the rich. And in order to address the issue, the Institution provides fee concession and full fees waiver to meritorious students. The institution also will work closely with philanthropists who will participate in sponsoring students who are meritorious but economically backward. Students who require these scholarships need to apply in a prescribed form to the office with relevant documents at the time of taking admission.
The office will scrutinize the documents and after verification, will recommend the selected names to the management. Management will decide on the type and percentage of fee concession to be given. In addition to the scholarships which are given by the college, there are following scholarships given by various other agencies. College is recognized by the Human Resources Development Ministry of the central government to get these scholarships.
Grace International Academy Facilities
The institute provides students with the following facilities across its campus:
- WiFi campus
- Sports: Tennis court, basketball court, football stadium and indoor games facilities are available
- Hostel facilities for male and female students
- Fully equipped computer lab
- Language lab