Located Makkamkunnu hills in Pathanamthitta
, Catholicate College is among the leading educational institutions of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church. Affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University
, the college has eleven graduate and twelve post-graduate programs. Research facilities in Malayalam
, botany, zoology and political science are provided.
The college is around 30 km south-east of Chengannur, which holds the nearest railhead - Chengannur Railway Station.