Fatima Mata National College was founded by His Lordship the late Rt. Rev. Dr Jerome M. Fernandez D.D, the then Bishop of
with a view to expand the facilities for higher education in the diocese. The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the faculties of economics, chemistry, mathematics, physics, history,
, and commerce along with B.Sc courses in bio-technology, computer science, and BCA. An institute accredited at the 4 star levels by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, it also holds the distinction of being the first college under the Kerala University to start a degree course in polymer chemistry. Other facilities in the campus include an open access library, English language laboratory, hockey stadium, commerce research center, and state of the art laboratories.