The college started in the year 1964 as a junior college and was upgraded in the year 1968 as a First Grade institution. Late Prof. Fr. P. M. Mathulla was the first faculty member of the department. Fr. Mathulla served the college for a period of 26 years and retired from service in the year 1990. Prof. Saramma Mathew (1969-2001), Prof. A Thankamma (1971-2005) Prof. A. Chachikkutty (1988-2001) and Smt. Suja Abraham (1990- ) have also served in the department.