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 fromwww.sreekrishnacollege.org

HISTORICAL SKETCH

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) .

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COURSES OFFERED

DEGREE COURSES
Part I English

Part II Sanskrit/Malayalam/Hindi

Part III Optional Subjects

(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

III 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

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

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 Rs 10000/-.

GURUVAYUR DEVASWOM ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOL (GURUVAYUR)

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

SREEKRISHNA HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL (GURUVAYUR)

VADYA VIDYALAYAM

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.

JYOTHISHA PADANA KENDRAM

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.