Alphonsa Arts & Science College

Principal Message

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” —Abraham Lincoln

Alphonsa Arts and Science College with one decade of service became a leading higher Educational institution in Wayanad which focuses on skill development of students along with knowledge acquisition. The institution is committed to empower and enriching young minds with knowledge and skill through systematic and technology enabled teaching and learning, research and extension activities. In line with the NEP 2020, we focus on Outcome Based Education (OBE) for the young generation comprising of minority and backward sections of the community including Scheduled Caste and scheduled Tribes.

The facilities at the college are well enough to develop the exposure of students in both curricular and extra-curricular activities. The academic achievements including University level rank in Post Graduate programme added glory to the institution. Students have proved their efficiency in Entrepreneurship, Sports, Social and Cultural activities under the guidance of statutory forums and Clubs such as the National Service Scheme (NSS), Entrepreneurship Development Club (ED Club), Career guidance and Counseling Centre and Tourism Club. The institution offers well-demanded and job-oriented programmes in Science, Arts, Literature, Commerce, Management and Tourism.

The institution is progressing with a strategic plan aiming at improving the academic environment through the development of infrastructural facilities. I am very proud to be the principal of Alphonsa Arts and Science College with the strong support of well-qualified and experienced faculty, Non-Teaching staff, promising students and determined and strong Management under the leadership the great educationist, visionary and Spiritual Leader Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thomas.

Dr. Anil Kumar K

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  • M.Com. (Finance), Department of Commerce, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, 1988
  • M.Phil. (Commerce), Department of Commerce, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, 1992
  • Ph.D. in Commerce, Dept. of Commerce, University of Kerala, Thiruvanathapuram, 2006 (Tourism)
  • M.B.A. (Finance), Pondicherry Central University (Distance Education), 2008


  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Tourism
  • Human Resource Management

Teaching Experience (28 years)

Principal, Alphonsa Arts & Science College, SulthanBathery August 2022 onwards Principal at Pazhassiraja College, Pulpaly, Wayanad July 2019 to June 2022

HoD of Commerce and Business Administration at R.SankarMemorial SNDP Yogam Arts & Science College, Koyilandy December 1995 to June 2019.

Experience in Post-Doctoral Research (17 Years)

Research Guidance :

Presently Approved Research Guide at post Graduate and Research Department of Commerce, Government College, Kodanchery in Calicut University(Formerly Approved Research Guide of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam with The Cochin college, Kochi as Research Centre)

No. of Ph.Ds produced – 4
Number of Ph.Ds ongoing - 6

Publications, Presentations, Participations in Seminars/Conferences/Workshops

  • Published 8 books with ISBN
  • Published 16 research papers/articles in Peer reviewed/Journals with ISSN
  • Engaged Technical 20 plus sessions in national/International Seminars
  • Chaired 12 sessions in National Seminars
  • Attended different seminars/workshops/conferences and Training programmes.

Positions Held

  • 1. Serving as Chairman, Indian Accounting Association, Kozhikode Branch
  • 2. Serving as Question Setter in other Universities
  • 3. Served as Subject Expert in Commerce in Calicut University
  • 4. Served as Chairman, BoS in Ecotourism (single Board)
  • 5. Served as Member BoS in Travel & Tourism (Single Board)
  • 6. Served as Member Faculty, Travel & Tourism Faculty of Humanities
  • 7. Served as Chief Superintendent of University Examination
  • 8. Served as Chairman UG Centralised Valuation Camp
  • 9. Serving as Coordinator of ASAP at RSM SNDP Yogam Arts & Science College, Koyilandy
  • 10. Served as Programme Officer NSS at RSM SNDP Yogam Arts & Science College, Koyilandy
  • 11. Acting as expert in conducting Mock Visits in connection with NAAC visits.
  • 12. Engaging session in colleges regarding preparations for NAAC Accreditation process.

Succession List of Principals

Dr. Anil Kumar K

2022 Onwards

Prof. Thariyath A V


Prof. Mohan Babu T


Succession List of Bursars

Fr. Vincent Puthusseri

2023 Onwards

Fr. James Maleparambil


Fr. Thomas Mannithottam


Fr. Thoma Thundiyil


Fr. Paulson Attupurath


Fr. Louis Cheruvila Puthanveedu