St. Gregorios College, Kottarakara is located in Gregorios Mount, a scenic and serene site of Pulamon in Kottarakara, Kerala State. The college was founded in 1964 as a junior college by His Grace Mathews Mar Coorilos, the Bishop of Kollam Diocese of Malankara Orthodox Church, who later became His Holiness Moren Mar Baselios Marthoma Mathews II, the Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan. The college takes the name from Saint Gregorios of Parumala, who is our patron Saint and first Canonised Saint of Orthodox Church. The affiliation of the college is with the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram and the Sponsoring Agency is the Community of St. George, Bethlehem Ashram, Chengamanadu, Kottarakara.
The foundation stone of the College was laid by His Grace Thoma Mar Dionysius, the then metropolitan of Niranam Diocese at 10 am on Monday 22nd June 1964 and declared open on Monday 6th July 1964 by the Late Lamented His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Ougen I.
St. Gregorios College had a very humble beginning with only a few pre-degree batches in science, arts and commerce subjects. The College entered the second phase of its development in 1976 with the up-gradation as a first grade college with the introduction of degree courses in Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics,Physics, Zoology, Politics and Commerce. The latest addition to this list is the BA Communicative English programme started in 2001. Major milestones were achieved in the history of the College with the introduction of Post Graduate courses in Chemistry (1995), Mathematics (1998), Physics (1999) and Commerce (2013).
In 2006, the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of the University Grants Commission accredited the College with B++ Grade. Now the College is making hectic preparations for re-accreditation.
St. Gregorios College caters to the educational requirements of students in and around Kottarakara. During the course of its history of 50 years, the College achieved distinction by securing ranks at the university examinations in the Pre-Degree, Degree and Post Graduate levels repeatedly. Thousands of our alumni are holding prestigious positions across the World.