About Sacred Heart College
Sacred Heart College, Thevara is a constituent first grade college of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and accredited with FIVE STAR status by the NAAC. It was established in 1944 by the Sacred Heart Monastery, Thevara, Cochin, a unit of the CMI (Carmelites of Mary Immaculate) Congregation, which is a Catholic religious order for men. At present the college has 11 undergraduate and 10 postgraduate courses. It has undergraduate courses in English, Economics, Sociology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Commerce and Computer Applications and postgraduate courses in English, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Aquaculture and Fish Processing, and Commerce. The department of Economics, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics and Commerce are recognized research centres for PhD under Mahatma Gandhi University.
Infrastructure and facilities Sacred Heart College has a good many infrastructure and facilities at its campus. It provides for smart classrooms, advanced laboratories, auditorium, indoor stadium, playground, basketball court, hostel, cafeteria, restrooms as well as CCTV surveillance.
The college library is completely computerized and has a collection of over 90,000 books. It has subscribed to 76 journals. The reference section alone has over 10,000 books and a seating capacity for 120 students. The entire library is monitored through CCTVs and has advanced features such as RFID entry. In addition to the main library, there are separate department libraries for English, Economics, and Zoology.
The computer center at the college, named as Chavara IT Centre, is of a very high standard. In recognition of its quality and standard, the computer center is used by IGNOU for its various courses and programs.
For canteen services, the college has two such facilities - Diet Canteen and Foodies Corner. Foodies Corner is open during the college working hours and provides a variety of food at subsidized rates. Diet Corner on the other hand is located close to the hostel and is open even after the college hours. The food at this place is healthy and subsidized and is a must-visit spot for hostellers.
Then there are facilities such as fitness center, co-operative society, stationery shop, post office, and ATM. The college also has its own buses for picking up and dropping girl students. The buses ply on three different routes. The fitness center has a well-equipped gym with experienced trainers and students can utilize the facilities for a small fee. The facility can be utilized during the morning as well as evening hours.
Among other services, the college has a grievance redressal cell, anti-ragging cell, student counseling facilities, and placement services.
Admissions Admissions at Sacred Heart College is based on merit as well as there are different quotas such as sports quota, cultural quota, physically handicapped quota, and management quota. Admissions at the institute are governed by the guidelines of the affiliated university and the Kerala Govt. The application process is an online one and can be accessed by visiting the college website.
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