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 Mathew Arackal, 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 sizable 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 21 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 Mathew Arackal
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.


Rev. Fr. Dr. Mathew Paikatt

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.


Rev. Dr. P.T. Joseph, S.J

A leading light in technical higher education

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


Dr. Z V Lakaparampil

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


Rev. Fr. Jacob Kodimarathummoottil

He is a person who can get his men to do the work better than he can.

Decisiveness is the one word that makes a good bursar. A man with a great vision and dynamic personality.

Former Leaders

Rev. Dr. Fr. James Thalachelloor

Rev. Fr Aji Athimoottil

Rev. Fr. Varghese Parinthirickal

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

Dr. P Basak

Dr. Komalavalli Amma

Rev.Dr Jose Kannampuzha