An Enlightened Society for a fuller life.
Gearing up our Education Apostolate to form Enlightened Society through imparting value based Higher Education among the rural youth.
As the saying goes.............
Necessity is the mother of invention. Education here, at Bela was the immediate need in the beginning of the 2nd millennium. Bela, then was a small village with inadequate basic developmental facilities. But the people around here, were very much lovable and living in harmony, who also gave priority to Education and future of their children.
To the knowledge seekers, who completed primary education, to such learning buds it was in 2005, St Mary’s High school was started by Rev. Fr Basil Vas. Later it was upgraded to higher secondary school in 2008. Foreseeing the needs of youth and their future and to support the economically backward students, Rev. Fr Vincent D’Souza, the then correspondent shaped his vision by giving birth to St Mary’s College. This adventure began in the year 2011. The College started to function with the name St Mary’s Educational Institution. The College functioned under the Distance Education of Kannur University in the beginning, with B.Com & B.B.A courses.
As t To promote the higher education, the management realised the need of primary education. In the year 2014, K.G. classes and in the following years primary classes were started. St Mary’s College is recognised by the govt. of Kerala & affiliated to Kannur University in the year 2014.The foundation stone for the new college building was laid on 7th June 2012 by Most Rev. Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop of Mangalore Diocese and it was inaugurated in the year 2017, March 9. The management, students and public remains grateful to Rev. Fr Vincent D’Souza, the architect of the College.Now, the institution provides Primary Secondary, Higher Secondary and Graduation Education to whoever come in search of knowledge and feel education for the enlightened future