Life at Marian

Huddled in the terrain of hills, valleys and streams stretched out from the Great Escarpment of India, Marian College is a perfect pitch for pursuing academic dreams. Older than the Himalayas, the Western Ghats in Kuttikkanam comprehends a scintillating doppelgänger where the typical flora and fauna garbs the inundating devoutness suitable for academic quests. The misty and salubrious ether along with tea and cardamom plantations in the expanse décor the campus adding to the tranquillity and serenity of Marian academia.

Marian College has a remarkable history of sustained growth about high-end values, reiterated by national and international accreditations and achievements par excellence. In addition to the exquisiteness and sublime values, the Marian campus also offers spirituality animated with Catholic ideals. The Marian campus is a fertile and proliferating dorm of fostering civic sense among the students while keeping campus politics at bay. Marian has an enviable history of being a strike-free and ragging-free campus since its inception.

The academia of Marian ensures international quality to its learning community promoting a learner-centred approach opening new vistas in research among learners and facilitators. The infrastructure of the college offers some outstanding facilities to ensure academic excellence. Advanced and most sophisticated multimedia integrated classrooms and other learning spaces, networked computer labs, Marian media studio, a well-stocked online library with a large collection of books, academic and non-academic movies and music, ergonomic furniture, guest house, hostels, health clubs, cafeteria etc…adds to the technical precisions of the Marian campus. The entire campus including the on-campus hostels is Wi-Fi enabled and students and faculty members can access the internet on their laptops round the clock.

Arts and Sports

Clubs and Associations

Marian is an activity-filled vibrant campus, offering avenues for a wide range of extracurricular activities for the Marian community. Many long-cherished moments for Marianites happens outside the classroom, as an array of clubs eagerly awaiting inside the campus for new members anxious of exploring their unseen potentials. There are 17 clubs, 7 student associations such as NSS, NCC etc. Fests, celebrations and other activities like debates, seminars, flash mobs, street plays etc. are organized by Student Council. Marian believes that the co-curricular and extracurricular activities are integral to the holistic development of the learners. Socially and locally relevant extracurricular activities are also undertaken by different groups. Intending to achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals incubating innovative ideas and solutions to the many global challenges that we face; Marian extends a hand of opportunity for its community as well. The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is a global initiative that you can be a part of at Marian that aligns institutions of higher education with the United Nations in supporting and contributing to the realization of United Nations goals and mandates, including the promotion and protection of human rights, access to education, sustainability and conflict resolution. Whatnot, if you haven’t found a club of your taste, be free to make one with help of your teachers!

Marian Hostels

At Marian, you'll be part of a close-knit community that's anchored by campus life. The community has always been careful to bring in a sense of home, belonging and security in the campus. More than a thousand students opt to stay at residential campus facilities. Marianites are accommodated in two hostels for boys run by priests and two hostels for undergraduate girls and one for postgraduate girls run by nuns. All buildings are secure and equipped with television with a wide array of channels, laundry facilities, lounges with AV equipment, doctor on call facility, newspapers and periodicals, round the clock Wi-Fi, yoga and fitness centres, badminton and table tennis courts and ergonomic furniture. Security on campus is ensured through 24 hours camera surveillance. To enjoy campus life to its fullest we would highly recommend using our residential facilities.

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Marian College Student's Council (MCSC)

Marian College Student Council (MCSC) is a platform of students providing them the opportunities to develop leadership qualities, healthy interpersonal relationships, responsible citizenry and also learn the lessons of life from outside the walls of formal studies. MCSC is a stage where students would organise activities like arts festivals, sports and other service projects and help them to attain maximum growth and development. It also acts as a forum for the students to learn the fundamentals of ideal meaningful and purpose oriented life through real- time experiences. The office bearers of MCSC are elected through a transparent, democratic process and they hold office for an academic year. They spearhead the activities of MCSC under the guidance of the Dean of Students and the Faculty Advisors. MCSC also participates actively in the placement drives, extension programmes and other extra-curricular activities conducted by various departments, NSS, NCC etc. The Council also conducts various programmes on citizenship awareness, leadership, interpersonal relationship, moral and cultural values etc.

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Paul Iby (Undergraduate students)

  • Managed by – Marian College Kuttikkanam
  • Name of the warden - Fr. Dr Siby Joseph
  • Asst warden ( If any) - Fr. Akhil P Joseph
  • Year it started-
  • Total number of rooms available- 55
  • Maximum occupancy of the hostel- 220
  • Maximum occupancy in a room - 4
  • Facilities available- wifi, Laundry facilities, Badminton Court
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MaryKnoll (Post Graduate Students)

  • Managed by – Marian College Kuttikkanam
  • Name of the wardens* – Fr Dr Shaiju K.S, Fr Soby Kannalil and Br. Joseph Charuplakkal
  • Year it started
  • Maximum occupancy of the hostel -333
  • Maximum occupancy in a room 3 -2
  • Total number of rooms available- 137
  • Facilities available- wifi, Badminton Court, Laundry Facilities
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Sacred Heart Hostel (Undergraduate Students)

  • Managed by : Provincial house kanjirappally
  • Warden :Sr Jain
  • Assistant : Sr Anitha
  • Started :2000
  • Total number of rooms : 82
  • Max occupancy of the hostel: 360
  • Max occupancy in a room:3-5
  • Facilities available : Wifi,Gym,Playground
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Amala Hostel (Undergraduate Students)

  • Managed by : Provincial house kanjirappally
  • Warden :Sr Anseena
  • Assistant : Sr Lucy
  • Started :1995
  • Total number of rooms : 30
  • Max occupancy of the hostel: 130
  • Max occupancy in a room:2-6
  • Facilities available : Wifi,Gym,Playground
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Marian Hostel (Postgraduate Students)

  • Managed by : Marian College Kuttikkanam
  • Warden :Sr.Joslin Mariya
  • Assistant : Sr Celine
  • Started : 2013
  • Total number of rooms : 32
  • Max occupancy in a room:3-4
  • Facilities available : Wifi,Gym,Hostel Chapel
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We love kuttikkanam

We are part of this small village, which is considered as a riding spot, get away place by many. If you thought this is a hermit village, you got it all wrong! This is one happening place. Let us show you.

Marian is alive with events that are woven into the fabric of campus life, these events make us a part of greater community. Far away from the madding crowd, the honks, crazy time schedules and corporate world, in the heights so near to the sky and nights ruled by Orion remains one of the most prominent destinations of Kerala. This place is filled with lush green knolls and hillocks which have become one of the favorite places for bikers and tourists.

The Major Attractions of Kuttikkanam

  • Ammachi Kottaram:-

    A small summer retreat of the wife of the erstwhile Maharaja of Travancore. The entire complex consists of 3 rooms, 2 halls, one visiting room, Dining hall, Kitchen, store room and 2 secret passages. One secret passageway is for movement within the palace and the other secret passageway will take one to the Sree Krishna Temple in Peermade, but that passage is closed for security reasons. Various Malayalam movies such as Carbon had been shot here.
  • Ashley Bungalow :-

    Ashley Bungalow built in 1868 by the Baker family is the oldest surviving planters bungalow in Peermedu. It exemplifies the exquisite carpentry of the British Raj. The original ambience has been preserved to show the lifestyle of early British planters.
  • Madammakkulam:-

    Madammakkulam waterfall, encircled by deep woods, is a perfect place for families and couples. This place was once a favorite place for the British in the colonial period, this landmark still holds the spectators with a sight to never forget. Madammakkulam waterfall has a natural pond under a gushing waterfall. The pond has been named Madam’s pond or Madammakkulam after a British lady who used to frequently visit this spot.
  • Pine forest:-

    Pine Forest at Kuttikkanam, an artificial forest, covering 100 acres (0.40 km2). This dense pine forest contains an estimated 30 species of birds, including rare endangered species. It is classified as a buffer zone by the Department of Forests and Wildlife, Kerala State Government. It’s a major attraction for families to have their own sweet moments in the lap of nature.

Food Spots

Enjoy a delectable meal at our embellished restaurants that offer unparalleled service at Kuttikkanam. The place has a wide range of cuisines and homely food available for the tourist. Make Sure you check out these!

  • Open Kitchen –BBQ
  • Misty Mountains
  • Kuttanadu
  • Rider’s Café
  • Aradhana Hotel
  • Rice Bowl
  • Thrishangu

Family Time!

Kuttikkanam is a perfect place to relax your mind and spend a few memorable days with your family. There are many hotels in this luscious green hills offering a perfect holiday experience, with exceptional richness of hospitality.

  • Misty Mountain Plantations
  • Thrisangu Heaven Resort
  • Rhapsody Holiday Villas
  • Whispering Pines
  • Agin Court

Major Events