Welcome to Mannaniya College
Mannaniya College of Arts & Science is an outstanding educational institution affiliated to the University of Kerala. Started in 1995 at Pangode, a developing Village, 50 kilometers east of Thiruvananthapuram district owes its existence to the far-sighted vision of Jamia Mannaniya Islamiya Charitable Society, a body of Muslim religious scholars. The campus spreads on about 16 acres of picturesque land. The greenery and the scenery in and around the college provide a serene and tranquil atmosphere for teaching and learning. The College started functioning from 03.07.1995 and classes for the first batch of students commenced on 11.08.1995. In the beginning there were only three courses viz. B.A Islamic History, B.Sc Polymer Chemistry, B.Com Co-Operation. Later, in the year 1999, B.Com Tourism & Travel Management Course was also started.
In 2013, M.Com Course was started. In 2014, B.Sc Polymer Chemistry was converted into B.Sc Chemistry. The first batch of graduates came out in 1998 and since then hundreds of graduates have been coming out of the portals of Mannaniya. It is gratifying that, they have played a seminal role in the intellectual development of the society in various capabilities. Really they are the torch bearers of the renaissance launched by the Mannaniya Movement.
The College now caters to the needs of the students of the hilly Panchayats of Thiruvananthapuram district, cutting across the barriers of class, caste, creed and religion. The college which enjoys 2F and 12B status of the UGC from 2004 onwards, provides higher education to about 500 students in four Under Graduate Courses and one PG course. The college has also been granted the minority status by the National minority Commission.
The Objectives are;
- Uplifting of the educationally challenged community, especially Muslims.
- Empowerment of the downtrodden and backward classes.
- Education to women.
- Promotion of Secularism and Democracy.
- Moral uplift and trust in God.
- Communal amity.
In order to translate this objective into action, Mannaniya College of Arts & Science seeks to offer liberal education to all especially to women and the financially weak communities and inspire them to become fruitful citizens. The college stands for academic excellence, development of skills and character formation. The College had been performing remarkably well in curricular and extra-curricular activities since its inception.
The college is proud to be a glimmer of hope for the deserving yet socially and economically challenged students, a policy that was envisioned by the Jamia Mannaniya Charitable Society. The college is stepping into its glorious 25th year of academic excellence by 2020.