The prestigious Devaswom Board College, Thalayolaparambu adorns the crown of Thalayolaparambu in Vaikom with all its splendor and glory. The institution managed by the Travancore Devaswom Board, rightly boasts of being the pride of this locality. Primarily a backward rural area, this sanctum sanctorum of knowledge has immensely transformed the façade of Thalayolaparambu. The establishment of an educational institution in an area like this is indeed a great honor and blessing to the people, who have richly benefited from it.
The Devaswom Board College, Thalayolaparambu, the second educational institution of its kind managed by the Travancore Devaswom Board, was established in the year 1965. The college is affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. The college had its affiliation to the Kerala University in the the beginning and when the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam was established in 1983, the college came under its jurisdiction. The institution initially started functioning as a Junior College in 1965 with 6 batches of Pre-degree classes and a students strength of 480.
The student strength of the College at present is nearly 1150. There are fifty six members on the Teaching Staff and 43 members on the Non-Teaching Staff. Our college is situated in Thalayolaparambu a rural area far from the din and bustle of city life. The college campus spreads on both sides of Thalayolaparambu-Ernakulam road. It is a scenic spot of natural beauty spreading over 22 acres of greenery all around. The idyllic, picturesque and serene ambience of the college provides an ideal environment for higher learning.
In 1972 the college was upgraded as a Degree College with the induction of BA Malayalam, Politics and BSc. Botany. The College now offers Degree courses in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Hindi and Commerce also. We also have Post Graduate courses in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Malayalam.