Kottayam, Kerala, India - 686001 ESTD.1964 NAAC accredited @ A Grade with CGPA of 3.11

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1964 Baselius College is established at the heart of the city of Kottayam in the sacred memory of the venerable Heavenly Patron His Holiness Baselius Geevarghese II, the late lamented Catholicos of the East. Dr. A.P. Mani is appointed as the pioneering Principal of the college. Departments of Physics, English, Malayalam, Botany, Chemistry, Hindi, Commerce & Physical Education started functioning. Four Pre- degree batches started.
1967 The junior college is upgraded. Departments of English, Commerce, Economics, Botany, Mathematics and Zoology started to offer undergraduate programmes.
1969 Department of Chemistry started offering degree programmes.
1976 Baselius College Cooperative Society is formed.
1979 The college is brought under the Educational agency of the MOC Colleges and His Grace Daniel Mar Philexinos takes over the reins as the Corporate Manager. The first All Kerala Intercollegiate Baselius Trophy Tournament is conducted.
1981 Department of Political Science is established as an undergraduate department. Department of Commerce is upgraded to a postgraduate department.
1982 Dr. A. P. Mani retires as principal and Prof. E. J. John becomes the new principal. H. G. Mathews Mar Barnabas Metropolitan takes over as the new Corporate Manager. Department of Malayalam is established as an undergraduate department and single faculty department of Sanskrit started functioning along with it.
1984 Department of Chemistry is upgraded to a postgraduate department.
1988 Prof. E. J. John retires as principal and Prof. M. J. Thomas becomes the new principal.
1989 College celebrates its Silver Jubilee.
1990 Open-Air Auditorium is constructed.
1992 H. G. Philipose Mar Eusebius Metropolitan takes over as the new Corporate Manager.
 1993 English Department is upgraded to a Postgraduate Department.
 1994 Construction of the Silver Jubilee block is completed.
 1995 Prof. M. J. Thomas retires as principal and Dr. Alexander Karakkal becomes the new principal. Department of Physics is established.
 1996 Dr. Alexander Karakkal retires as principal and Prof. K. P. Joy becomes the new principal. English Department is upgraded to a Research Centre. Department of Commerce (OM & SP) is established.
 1998 Prof. K. P. Joy retires as principal and Prof. P. C. Alias becomes the new principal. Department of Physics is upgraded as a Postgraduate Department.
 1999 Baselius Researcher (ISSN 0975- 8658), a bi-annual Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Research published by Baselius Research Guidance Centre brings out its first issue. Economics Department is upgraded as a Postgraduate Department. New Auditorium was inaugurated by His Holiness BaseliusMarthoma Mathews II.
 2000 College is accredited by NAAC with three stars, in its first cycle. Prof P.C. Alias retires as principal and Prof. E. John Mathew becomes the new principal.
 2002 Dr. A.P. Mani Media Centre is inaugurated by H.H. Baselios Marthoma Mathews II in memory of Dr. A. P. Mani, the first principal of the college.
 2003 H.G. Dr. Yakob Mar Irenaios Metropolitan takes over as the new Corporate Manager.
 2004 Construction of an additional stores in the Mathematics Block is completed.
 2005 Prof. E John Mathew retires as principal and Prof. Jacob K. Mathew becomes the new principal. A Latex Testing (DRC) Laboratory started in Botany Department.
 2006 Prof. Jacob K. Mathew retires as principal and Rev. Fr. E. M. Philip becomes the new principal.
 2007 H. G. Kuriakose Mar Clemis Metropolitan takes over as the new Corporate Manager. College re-accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade.
 2008 Prof. Fr. E. M. Philip retires as principal and Prof. Jacob Kurian Onattu becomes the new principal.
 2010 Construction of Women’s Hostel for the college. Men’s football Sports Hostel starts to function under Kerala State Sports Council Scheme.
 2011  College is conferred with Minority Status.
 2012 H.G. Dr. Thomas Mar Athanasius Metropolitan takes over as the new Corporate Manager. Two additional storeys of Self-financing programme constructed in the Mathematics Block.
 2013 Introduction of a UGC sponsored Foundation Course on Human Rights in the Department of Political Science.
 2014 College celebrates its Golden Jubilee. Chief Minister Sri.Oommen Chandy flagged off the jubilee celebrations. Electronics Department comes into being. BBA Programme is started and college acquires the status of semi-professional college. Dr. A. P Mani Media Centre is refurnished in connection with the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the college. The Office Block was also refurbished during this period. The foundation stone for the Golden Jubilee Building is laid by His Holiness BaseliusMarthoma Paulose II
 2015 College is Re-accredited with A Grade by NAAC (with CGPA 3.11). Department of Physics is upgraded as a Research Centre. Prof. Jacob Kurian Onattu retires as principal and Prof. Alexander V. George becomes the new principal.
 2016 Construction of UGC Sponsored Women’s Hostel II and Golden Jubilee Students’ Amenity Centre started. Women’s Football Sports Hostel starts to function under Kerala Sports Council.
 2017 Prof. Alexander V. George retires as principal and Dr. Jancey Thomas becomes the new principal.
 2018 College becomes eligible for funding under the Central government &RashtriyaUchathar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) scheme. Golden Jubilee Students’ Amenity Centre is inaugurated.
 2019 Dr. Jancey Thomas retires as principal and Dr. Biju Thomas becomes the new principal. Department of Chemistry is elevated to the status of a Research Centre.
 2020 College is placed in the rank band of 150-200 in NIRF ’20 Ranking. A new generation Postgraduate programme: M.Sc. Data Analytics is launched.

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