Colleges and Institutes

SREE KRISHNA COLLEGE (ARIKANNIYUR)

The College started functioning from 18th July 1964 under the management of newly constituted Sree Krishna Educational Society. This long awaited dream of the public of Guruvayur came true with the whole hearted support of the Zamurin Raja of Calicut, the then Managing trustee of Guruvayur Devaswom.
The required fund was raised from Devaswom. 1st, 2ndand 3rd group Pre Degree classes affiliated to the Kerala University were started with Prof. M. Balakrishnan Nair as the Principal.The College was shifted from the temporary shed near Sree Krishna High School to a spacious and well equipped building cum campus at Arikanniyur in the year 1967.

Hostel and other infrastructural facilities were added from time to time and Degree courses were added in 1969. The institution has grown from strength to strength every year and it is now a full fledged first grade College affiliated to the University of Calicut offering Degree and Post Graduation courses in various disciplines. The present principal is Raveendra Nath.

The Degree Courses offered are BA, BSc, Bcom with Sanskrit as optional Part II Language. Post Graduate Courses include MSc (Botany and Physics), Mcom (Foreign trade Management). More details can be had from www.sreekrishnacollege.org

SREE KRISHNA COLLEGE DOWN THE YEARS
The long-cherished dream of the local people to have a centre of higher education in Guruvayur got realized on 18th July 1964 with the formal inauguration of Sree Krishna College.The inaugural course on offer was Pre-Degree course affiliated to the Kerala University.1964 also witnessed the foundation stone of the permanent building being laid at Ariyannur. In 1967, the College was shifted to the well accomplished building at Ariyannur that could cater to the needs of a first grade College, which offered degree courses in Arts & Science. By 1976, when the management of the college was restructured with the dissolution of Sree Krishna Educational Society (formed in 1965 to manage the College) and with the formal registration of Guruvayur Devaswom Educational Society, the college had a number of degree courses and better infrastructure facilities. New degree courses kept on being added and in 1984, the college had its first P.G.Course.1988 was a momentous year with the Silver Jubilee Celebration being inaugurated by Sri.E.K.Nayanar, the then honourable Chief Minister of Kerala. Infrastructure advancements did not slacken and the present Silver Jubilee auditorium for which the foundation stone was laid by the Hon.Prime Minister Sri.K.P.Unnikrishnan. The College has had more P.G. Courses and has kept pace with the times with its endeavour to include job-oriented courses like “ Functional English (U.G ) Biochemistry (U.G) M.Com (Foreign Trade Management ) and M.A (Malayalam with Journalism) .
To see more details about Sreekrishna College visit http://www.sreekrishnacollege.in/
I Degree Courses
(a)B.A.DEGREE COURSES

MAIN

SUB I

SUB II

NUM OF SEATS

1.Sanskrit Language & Literature Linguistics & Translation History of Science & Literature

20

2.English Language & Literature Indian Constitution & Politics History of Britain

35

3. Functional English Journalism A Survey of Eng.Lit & Fiction

24

4. Malayalam Language &Literature Sanskrit Nil

20

5.Economics Indian Constitution & Politics History of India

60

5.History Indian Constitution & Politics Economics

40

b) BSc.DEGREE COURSES

MAIN

SUB I

SUB II

NUM OF SEATS

Mathematics Statistics Physics

30

Physics Mathematics Chemistry

35

Chemistry Mathematics Physics

27

Bio Chemistry Chemistry Nutrition

20

Botany Chemistry Zoology

27

Zoology Chemistry Botany

27

c) B.Com DEGREE COURSES

Special Subject Finance

II POST GRADUATE COURSES

No. of Seats
1. M.sc (Botany)- Special Subject
i Generic Engineering

10
2. M.Sc. (Physics) – Special Subjects
(i)Advanced Electronics
(ii)Communication Electronics
(iii)Experimental Techniques

8
3 . M.Com.Special Subjects :Foreign Trade Management 10
4. M.A.Malayalam with Journalism 12

GURUVAYUR DEVASWOM Guruvayur Devaswom has been encouraging Sanskrit Education
with scholarship to students who take up Sanskrit as main
subject for their Degree Studies.Students who take Sanskrit as
main subject for their Degree course are eligible to get
Rs.500.00 per year.Moreover they are exempted from tuition
fees.
Appan Thampuran Shashtiaptapoorthi Memorial prize To be awarded to two best students of this college scoring
the maximum marks in the B.A and B.Sc University examination
respectively.
Avinhat Nair Prize Awarded by Dr.E.S.K Nair to student who stand first in B.Sc
Chemistry
Zamorin of Calicut Who scores maximum in B.com.
Dr.K.A Menon for SC/ST student who scores the highest in the Degree
Exams.
Sri Guruvayurappan Scholarship academically excellent student of B.Sc chemistry
Guruvayur Devaswom Endowment prize Excellent and economically backward student in each class
Karunakara Pisharady Prize highest mark holder in University Examination in B.A
Sanskrit
Prof.C.P.Vasunni Nair Memorial Endowment Prize The best actor, First rank holder BA/BSc
FISHERIES SCHOLARSHIPS Awarded to students belonging to fisherman community

For more details about scholarships visit Scholarship Details

Fee concession awarded to children/grandchildren of political sufferers. The concession is allowed to the children of Government servants who die in harness provided the annual income is below Rs10000/-.


The Devaswom is running an English Medium school (CBSE).The school
was started on Vijaya Dasami Day of 1981. Now GDES has well structured
computer lab,three well equiped laboratories and library with 8600
books. For more details visit www.gdems.org

The Vadya vidyalayam gives training on traditional musical instruments such as chenda, kombu, kuzhal, edakka, maddalam ,Ashtapathy,Nadaswaram,Thakil. The training period is three year and training is given under Gurukula system. The students can also complete the basic schooling along with the musical instrument training.

A three year course is conducted here. At present there are around 23 students are studying. The classes are conducted on every saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm.