Mar Osthatheos College is under the management of Mar Osthatheos Charities, Kunnamkulam, a registered society under the Travancore Cochin Literary, Scientific and Chari-table Societies Registration Act of 1955(Reg. No.44/1971). Mar Osthatheos College is a self-financing Arts & Science College for coeducation. The college got the approval from Government of Kerala and affiliated to Calicut University. College campus spread over an area of 5.27 acres with sufficient number of buildings. It is about 5 KM from the heart of Kunnamkulam town and is located at Perumpilavu on the Calicut and Palakkad highways. The Mar Osthatheos Charites was started in the Sacred name of Mar Osthatheosn Sleeba in 1965. He was the delegate of H.H Patriarch of Antioch to India (1908-1930). He was looked upon as a living saint by people of all castes and creeds. His mortal remains entered on 19th March 1930 at St. Mary's Syrian Simhasana Church Arthat, Kunnamkulam, founded by him. The admission is open to all academically eligible students. Having a very good academic standards and congenial learning atmosphere, the College provides an ideal disciplined, value based education. The general management and the control of the college administration is vested with the Principal, subjected to the control and decisions taken by the college Manager appointed by the Managing Committee of Mar Osthatheos Charities.
Mar Osthatheos College Perumpilavu affiliated to the University of Calicut offers the following courses of study. BA English, MA English, B.com Computer Applications,B.com Finance, M.com Finance, BBA, BCA. The total number of students studying in this college is 496.
The college with in a short span of time has become a full fledged institution with sufficient number of well-furnished classrooms, well equipped computer lab. A library with a good collection books and periodicals, Media room and auditorium with all the facilities required for and all other requirements for both curricular and extracurricular activities of the students.
Various competitions and cultural programmes are conducted at the college level for the students to nature and develop their talents. Arts Festival and National Festivals, College Day, Union Day, Food Fest, Film Fest, Sports Day, Teachers Day, Onnam Celebration, Christmas Celebration are celebrated every year with colourful programmes at the college. Besides, as a part of university programme students are encouraged to participate at D zone competitions.
All facilities are provided for students for developing their interest in the field of sports and games. Students are given much support and encouragement to participants in the University meet for the sports and games. Besides, college level competition are held every year and the winners are awarded prizes and trophies.
A comprehensive education does not limit to classroom method. Beyond classrooms and campus, a student has to learn and experience a lot from the practical world. We conduct educational tours and industrial visit for every batch. We visited industrial visit for every batch. We visited industries in Eranakulam and Cochin. Tea factories in Moonar, Ooty and many other industries in Tamilnadu. We visited Historical places in Tamilnadu, Agra in UP and Delhi.
PTA, Staff council, Students organizations (College Union), W omen cell, Anti-Ragging cell and cultural clubs etc… are working activingly giving immense support for the well being of the college. I am very proud to mention here that due to the collective efforts of these organization our working days are not lost in strikes or in and other unnecessary student agitations.
Our teaching faculty consist of 20 Asst. Professors three non-teaching staff who are commited to the institution and devoted to their profession. They render their sincere efforts and immense support and co-operation for the smooth running of the college.