Milestones and Achievements

The college was formally inaugurated on the 29 December 1952 by His Eminence Norman Thomas Cardinal Gilroy, Papal Legate to India. Fatima was subsequently elevated to the status of a first grade college with the introduction of degree courses in Commerce, Economics and Zoology. This was followed by introduction of various courses.

1961 : Postgraduate courses in Botany and Commerce.
1964 : Postgraduate courses in Physics and Zoology.
1965 : Postgraduate courses in Economics and English.
1966 - 67 : A modern open-access library, an auditorium named Bishop Jerome Hall.
1980 : St Joseph’s Guidance and Counselling Centre.
1981 : Degree course in Psychology.
1984 : Centre for Research and Postgraduate Studies Block.
1988 : Upgradation of the Dept of Zoology as Research Centre
1993 : Degree course in Polymer Chemistry, the first in the University of Kerala.
1995 : Postgraduate course in Chemistry.
1997 – 98 : Computer labs in Departments of Mathematics and Commerce.
1998 : Postgraduate course in Malayalam.
1999 : Postgraduate course in Mathematics.
           Upgradation oh the Dept of commerce as a Research Centre. Language Laboratory for the department of English.
           Renovation of the Hockey stadium.
2000 : Golden Jubilee celebrations.
2001 : Accreditation by NAAC at Four Star level.
2001–02 : UGC-aided B.Sc BioTechnology.
              : B.Sc. in  Computer Science.
: B.Com. in Computer Applications and BCA under IDE.
2004 : M.Sc. in Computer Science (IDE)
: Computer networking of the College Office Library and the various Departments initiated under the MPLAD Scheme of Shri N. K. Premachandran M.P. (former student) & Shri P. Rajendran, M.P.
2006 : Upgradation of the Departments of Economics and English to Research Centres.
: UGC-aided career-oriented courses.
2007 : NAAC Reaccreditation (B ++ Level).
2010 : FIST assistance for Departments of Zoology, Botany and Chemistry.
: UGC-aided NET / SET coaching programmes.
: UGC-aided coaching classes for entry in services.
: UGC Network Resources.
2011 : Skill Enhancement Comupter Training and Resource Centre for Women.2012 : Diamond Jubilee year of the college.
2012 : UGC-Aided new course (M.Sc. Food and Dairy Biotechnology).
2013 : NAAC reaccredited with “A” Grade.
: M.Sc in Psychology.
: Departments of Physics & Chemistry elevated to the status of Research Centres.
2014 : Conferred Autonomous status.
: BA in History.
2015 : Golden Jubilee Block and College Chapel.
: Upgradation of the Dept of Botany as Research Centre.
: B.A. in English Language Literature & Communication (Self-Financing)
: B.Com in Cooperation (Self-Financing)
: B.Sc in Computer Science (Self-Financing)