B.C.M. College Kottayam was established in 1955 is a Bishop Chulaparambil Memorial College for Women. The campus is situated at Amalagiri a suburban city, 10 Kms away from Kottayam. It is an educational institution owned and run by the Knanaya Catholic Archdiocese of Kottayam. As a vibrant college full of young and beautiful women, this college is bursting to the seams with life and joy. It strives to mould intellectually well trained, morally upright, socially committed, spiritually inspired womens for the India of today. It is expected that when a student leaves the portals of B.C.M. after her education,she will have become the ideal educated woman, one who combines in her wisdom and grace.

  • BCM is one of the premier Institution for Women in Kerala

For aided programs in B.C.M. College, the college has an additional Community Quota - 10%

For Self- Financed Programs, the management gets 50% of seats and 50% of seats are for Merit.


  • Department of English

  • Department of Hindi

  • Department of Mathematics

  • Department of Physics

  • Department of History

  • Department of Economics

  • Department of Commerce

  • Department of Psychology

  • Department of Computer Science

  • Department of Family and Community Science

Research Publication

  • The Relevance of Eco-Literature Among the College Students of Kottayam

  • Emerging Woman hood: Autobiographies of Malyali Women

  • Impact of Visual Advertisements and its Reflection on Society

  • Synthetic and Characterization of magneto resistant materials

  • The threat of communalism to Indian Democracy

  • Bibliodrama: a Challenging Feminist Approach to Biblical Culture

  • Effect of Calcinations on Dielectric properties of TiO2 Nanotubes

Industry Tie-Ups


  • Tie up with IPSR, Kottayam

  • NIIT, Kottayam

  • APTECH, Kochi

  • A.K. R. Foods Pvt. Ltd, Coimbatore

  • Boston Tea India, Mangalore

  • Abad Fisheries, Cochin

  • Amalgam Foods And Beverages Pvt. Ltd, Chennai

  • Amulya, Hyderabad

  • Appu Nutritious Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore

  • Appy Fizz Frooty Beverages, Tamil Nadu

  • Aromatic Industry, Bangalore

  • Arrow Foods, Puthucherry

  • Britannia Foods Pvt. Ltd, Chennai



2500 seating capacity with active sound system


Institute has well stocked library with seating capacity of 125 persons and 40 computers for browsing -

  • It has over 40,000 textbooks and 5000 reference books

  • It has 500 national and international journals

  • It is subscribed to 20 research journals

IT Infrastructure

  • LAN- The whole campus has access to the internet via 18 different connections

  • Wifi- Covers almost every part of college

  • 22 printers and 93 no. of computers and laptops available


  • Capacity of 400 female students with 2 spacious dining hall

  • It has recreational facilities, gymnasium, yoga etc

Extra Curricular Activities

NSS - The NSS unit in the college was selected as one among the best seven NSS units of MG University in the year 2008-09. Ms. Teena Susan Thomas was selected as the best NSS volunteer secretary in MG university in the year 2009-10.

NCC - During the academic year 2013-14 on wards an NCC unit is functioning in the College under the Girls Battalion.

BCM OJASS - BCM OJASS (Outreach Joint Action to Strength Society) was started in the year 2009, here are some of its activities initiated-

  • Education Revolving Finance Scheme for providing educational support to economically weak students

  • Education and Personality development programme for the children in tribal settlement

  • Implemented UNICEF`s Pilot project `for the protection

  • of children with special focus aganist child abuse` in Vijayapuram Panchayat.


  • Sr. Dr. Betsy SVM, Department of Family and Community Science brought laurels to the college by attaining the AIACHE Award for the best innovative teacher.

  • The Principal Dr.Sr.Karuna was honoured with K.T Ouseph award presented by Indian Red Cross Society for her excellence service as Principal

  • Ms. Sethuparvathy MSW student 2012-14 Batch was given Good Samaritan Budding Social Worker Award by Kottayam Social Service Society for her initiatives in forming a group of students for providing support to cancer patients


Various scholarships are disbursed on time-

  • Post matric minority scholarship

  • Suvarna Jubilee merit scholarship

  • Muslim Girls scholarship

  • Blind/Physically handicapped

  • Central sector scholarship

  • Higher education scholarship

  • University merit scholarship

  • District merit scholarship

  • Inspire scholarship by DST

  • Grant from fisheries department to students of fisherman family

  • Grant and stipend for SC/ST/OBC and economically weaker section