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Catholic Diocese of Kanjirapally - a glorious track record

A top-rated centre of technical higher education, Amal Jyothi is managed by the Catholic Diocese of Kanjirapally. Helmed by the visionary and youthful Bishop Mar Jose Pulickal, the diocese has a glorious track record across a broad range of educational and social service activities. One self-financed engineering college, two government-aided arts and science colleges, 17 Higher Secondary Schools, 36 High Schools, 26 Upper Primary Schools, 54 Lower Primary Schools, Five Special Schools, 16 Hospitals, NGOs like Malanadu Development Society, Peermade Development Society and Amala Communications - all enduring paradigms of its matchless achievements. Deep commitment of around 250 priests, 1600 sisters and a sizeable number of full-time social workers supports the Bishop in his efforts to lead the institutions towards becoming strong pillars of society

Inspired Leadership

The College is steered by a governing body of nationally and internationally acclaimed scientists, engineers and educationalists, not to mention a dedicated and brilliant faculty and a committed administrative cadre.

Present Leadership


His Excellency Mar Jose Pulickal
Bishop of Kanjirapally

Scripting history with a rare vision and uncommon acumen

Amal Jyothi’s commitment to perfection springs from his inspiring leadership, unique world view and his firm refusal to compromise with mediocrity. His gracious patronage and generous support provide the College with immense strength to move ahead to an even more fulfilling future.

Managing Trustee

V. Rev. Fr. Boby Alex Mannamplackal

A leading light in technical higher education

V. Rev. Fr. Boby Alex Mannamplackal exemplifies exceptional leadership by embodying a profound sense of compassion, wisdom, and dedication. His ability to inspire trust, foster collaboration, and nurture the growth of his community has not only shaped individuals but has also profoundly impacted the collective spirit, making him a revered and transformative figure..

Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.

Fr. Dr. Mathew Paikatt, a true genius in creativity and skilled master builder with a passion for quality and perfection. Standing a notch above his peers, Fr. Mathew is providing the College quality ignition to usher in an incredible all-round growth.

Industry and research experience are invaluable, offering practical skills, problem-solving abilities, and a deep understanding of real-world applications, which fosters innovation, enhance expertise, and drive progress in various fields.

His vibrant leadership, enduring vision and endearing interaction with stakeholders enable Amal Jyothi blazing a trail of growth landmarks

Her remarkable achievements not only inspire admiration but also fuel our collective ambition, instilling confidence in every endeavor we undertake

Her profound academic expertise and vast experience in numerous roles serve as a powerful catalyst, propelling our vision to unprecedented heights of success. With her unparalleled knowledge and unwavering dedication, she navigates complex challenges with finesse, transforming obstacles into stepping stones for our organization.

Former Leaders

H.E. (Late) Mar Mathew Vattackuzhy
Former Patron

H.E. Mar Mathew Arackal
Bishop Emeritus & Former Patron

Fr. Dr. James Thalachelloor

Rev. Fr Aji Athimoottil

V. Rev. Fr. Varghese Parinthirickal

Rev. Fr. Dominic Karikkattil
Hostels Director (2009-2017)

Rev. Fr. Jacob Kodimarathummoottil
Hostels Director (2017-2020)

Rev. Fr. Thomas Pattrakalayil
Hostels Director (2023-still in office)

Late Dr. P Basak

Dr. Komalavalli Amma

Fr. Dr. Jose Kannampuzha

Dr. Z V Lakaparampil

Governing Body

No Name
1 Mar Jose Pulickal – Patron
2 Mar Mathew Arackal, Founder-Patron & Bishop Emeritus
3 V. Rev. Fr. Boby Alex Mannamplackal, Managing Trustee
4 V. Rev. Dr. Joseph Vellamattam, Trustee
5 V. Rev. Dr. Kurian Thamarassery, Trustee
6 V. Rev. Dr. Mathew Paikatt, Manager
7 Dr. Z .V. Lakaparampil, Director
8 Dr. Lillykutty Jacob, Principal
9 Rev. Fr. Philip Thadathil, Finance Officer
10 Mr. K.C. Dominic Karippaparambil, Member
11 Adv. Chev. V.C. Sebastian Valliamthadam, Member
12 Mr. Abraham Kurian IPS (Rtd),Member
13 Rev. Fr. Thomas Pattrakalayil, Hostel Director
14 Rev Fr. Jins Sebastian Arackaparampil, Secretary

Advisory Board

No Name
1 Mar Jose Pulickal, Chairman & Patron
2 V. Rev. Fr. Boby Alex Mannamplackal, Managing Trustee
3 Very Rev. Fr. George Alunkel, Trustee
4 Very Rev. Fr. Kurian Thamarasserry, Trustee
5 Rev. Dr. Mathew Paikatt, Manager
6 Rev. Dr. P. T. Joseph SJ, Director
7 Dr. Z. V. Lakaparampil, Principal
8 Fr. Benny Sebastian Kodimarathummoottil, Asst. Manager
9 Very Rev. Fr. Varghese Parinthirickal
10 Dr. Erat S. Joseph, Pro-Director
11 Sri. Anto Antony M P
12 Dr. N. Jayaraj M L A
13 Dr. N. J. Kurien, Formerly, Advisor, Planning Commission, Govt. of India
14 Dr. Rajendra Jagdale, Director General, Science & Technology Park, Pune (DST)
15 Dr. Francis Cletus, CMD, NTS Group, Dubai
16 Chev. Dr. Mohan Thomas, Qatar
17 Mr. T. K. Jose IAS, Principal Secretary, Local Self-Govt., Govt. of Kerala
18 Mr. George J. Mathew, Ex M L A
19 Rev. Fr. Martin Velliamkulam
20 Mr. Jose Kappen, Chartered Accountant
21 Mr. Michael Kallivayalil
22 Mr. K. C. Dominic Karippaparampil
23 Chev. V. C. Sebastian
24 Dr. V. J. Sebastian Narively, Dept. of Humanities

Institutional Structure