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Welcome to Govt. Arts and Science College, Kozhinjampara

Govt. Arts and Science College, Kozhinjampara was established as a result of the relentless pursuit of the people and political leaders of the locality for a government college in the linguistic minority area of Kozhinjampara village. From its humble beginning in 2005, the college has consistently been growing by nurturing and cherishing the higher education aspirations of the local students. About 85% of the students are girls and around 90% of students come from the rural and backward areas. Almost 90% of the students study with the help of scholarship and grants in the form of fee concession and awards from the Government. The college hostel for girls has the capacity to accommodate more than 60 students. The college library has nearly 11,000 books and a good number of periodicals in multiple languages including Tamil.

UGC Recognition

The college is recognised by the University Grants Commission under section 2(f) of UGC Act and is eligible for Central Government funding under section 12(b)  of the UGC Act

NIRF Participation

The college has been participating regularly in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) from 2020 and it has achieved its best ranking in the NIRF 2021 by placing itself in the rank group of colleges from 150 to 200.

Unique Selling Proposition of the college

The USP of the college are:

  1. It is the only college in Government Sector in Kerala State having a Post Graduate programme in Microbiology
  2. It is the only  Government College in Kerala having a recognised Research Centre in Microbiology
  3. It is the only Government College in Kerala  having 10% special reservation in admissions for students belonging to Tamil Linguistic Minority Communities

Location and Address


The college is located at Nattukal on the eastern side of Palakkad District, bordering Tamil Nadu state, which is nearly 22 KM away from the Palakkad town.

The local body is Nallepilly Grama Panchayath




GPS Coordinates

Longitude: 76.816186

Latitude: 10.74051


History of the College

Govt. Arts and Science College, Kozhinjampara was established in 2005 as fulfilment of the long standing demand of local people for a college in the Tamil linguistic minority area of Kozhinjampara village. In the effort to establish a government college in the area, a committee was formed under the chairmanship of the former MLA of Chittur Sri. K Achuthan  by including local people and persons from the socio-political arena . At a time when the requirement of land became a hurdle, the committee members put their best efforts in mobilising fund for the purchase of land through contributions and donations from the nearby organisations, co-operative societies and general public. Some farmers voluntarily surrendered their land to the Government and the rest of the land was purchased and then surrendered to the Government. The unrelenting perseverance of the committee members finally paved the way for the establishment of Govt. Arts and Science College Kozhinjampara in the 2005. Ever since its inception, the college has been fortunate enough to get support, assistance and patronage from our beloved elected representatives in its journey towards infrastructure self-sufficiency. Some of the notable personalities include the erstwhile MLA of Chittur Sri.K Achuthan , the ex- MP of Palakkad Sri. N N Krishnadas, former Union Minister Sri. Vayalar Ravi, former Union Minister Sri. A K Antony, former MP Sri. P K Biju, present MLA of Chittur and Minister for Electricity Sri. K Krishnan Kutty etc.  The cooperation and support of Chittur Block Panchayath (President, Members  and the BDO) are worth mentioning for providing their community hall for housing college activities for an initial period of three years.