Educational Institutions at Sasthamcotta
Schools, Colleges and all other Educational institutions. Best in Kollam district

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Sasthamcotta - ESTD 1900
Sasthamcotta Government Higher Secondary School, (formerly known as Government High School) is one of the oldest schools in Kunnathur Taluk, located in 200 meter away from Sasthamcotta junction. The school is affiliated to the Kerala State Board of Education. The history of the school goes back to 1900, when a normal UP school was started by the Government. In 1979 it becomes High School. It is a Malayalam medium school under the supervision of Kollam District Panchayath.

When the Kerala State Board of Education decided to move the 2 year intermediate course, between High School and University from colleges to schools in the year 2000, Sasthamcotta High School was also part of the program. As part of this change, the name of the school was also changed to Government Higher Secondary School. Students from nearest areas like Kallada, Mynagappally etc are studying in this School. The School has a glorious heritage of several decades and has contributed to the society various distinguished personalities in different walks of life.

Dr. C.T. Eapen Memorial Residential HS - ESTD 1928
Founded on 1st June 1928, Dr. C.T. Eapen Memorial Residential HS is the first among its kind to open the gates to wisdom for Children in the Kollam District. The founder, Rev. Dr. C. T. Eapen, a philanthropist, an educational visionary and more over a missionary, made use of his own extensive land on the banks of the Sasthamcotta lake for establishing a residential school. It was a dire need for the financial and social backward area in those days as there were only few schools in the vicinity. The school has been recognized and Aided by the State Government from 1952. The Higher Secondary wing was approved and added in the year 2000.

H.H.Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Mathews II was the Manager of the school that helped the Institution become a centre of excellence. The school, enveloped by lush greenery, provides a clean environment and congenial to peaceful learning. Focusing on the overall development of the individual, the school guarantees physical, intellectual, moral and spiritual growth to its students. The institution is now running under the management of Dr. C. T. Eapen Trust under Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church. Some famous faces like Sri. C.K. Kochu Koshy (IAS), Ezhukon Narayanan (Ex MLA), Dr. Jayasree (Govt College, Kozhikode) etc are former students of this school. School Phone : 0476 2837163

BMC Engineering College, Sasthamcotta
Established in the year 2002, BMCE’s reputation for excellence and opportunity has been attracting some of the most talented students in the state. Affiliated to the University of Kerala, well developed infrastructure and highly competent faculty have helped the institution to register a steady progress. BMCE has a gifted campus, situated in a panoramic location blessed by nature.

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John Memorial High School, Bharanikavu, Sasthamcotta - ESTD 1924
One among the best schools in Sasthamcotta Educational region is John Memorial High school (J M H S), situated in the Chakkuvalli - Bharanikavu road. The school was founded in 1924 by Sri. K.J Umman (B.A. LT.), in the name of his father Sri. V. K. John. His conviction that education is the investment in Human Resource Development prompted him to establish the school. Even though it was started as a Preparatory School, TTC has been recognized in 1939 and the school was upgraded as High School and Sri. K.J Umman was the first Headmaster of this school. JMHS aim to pursue excellence and set pace in the field of school education. Extra-curricular activities such as sport, games, music, dance etc. are also being supported by the management.

After the administration of the Founder Manager for around four decades Smt. Mariyam Umman, wife of Shri. K J Umman took charge for another four decades. From the year 2002 to 2009 Smt. Elizabeth Umman, daughter of the founder was responsible for administration and development of the school. The school is now managed by Smt. Leelamma Umman. D Vinayachandran (Poet), P Balachandran (Actor / Director), Adv. Somaprasad, Inchakkad Ramachandran Pillai (Kadhakali Actor), Sooranad Ravi (Balasahithyakaran) etc are some of the famous former students. School Phone : 0476 2831785.

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Poruvazhy, Chakkuvalli - ESTD 1900
Established in the year 1900, Govt. Higher Secondary School - Poruvazhy is situated in Chakkuvalli, where Sooranad North and South Panchayaths merge. In the year 1890, Sri. Paijateth Govindanpillai, started a Nursery School (Aasan Pallikkoodam) in Kochutheruvu near Chakkuvalli. In 1900, when this school was recognised as LP School by the Government, with the effort and help of some social workers it was transplanted to Govt. Land in Chakkuvalli. It was upgraded as UP School in 1938 and become a High School from 1978. The School was upgraded to Higher Secondary level in 2005. This is now one of the biggest schools in Kunnathur Taluk in terms of students. Phone : 0476 2852212

Govt. Higher Secondary School, West Kallada, Nelppurakkunnu - ESTD 1895
Established on 13th May 1895, West Kallada Govt. Higher Secondary School is one of the oldest schools in Kollam District situated near Kallada River. This school is regionally known as 'Nelppurakkunnu School'. Even Though the school was set up as a LP school, it was then upgraded as a High School in 1962. The first batch of SSLC students passed out from the school in 1965. It became a Higher Secondary School in the year 1998. Many great scholars studied and were taught in this school from areas like Sasthamcotta, East and West Kallada, Mynagappalli, Munrothuruthu etc.. School Phone : 0476 2834414

Govt. Higher Secondary School, Sooranad - ESTD 1949
Sooranad Govt. HS was established in the year 1949 as an effort and support of Sri. Kumbalathu Sankupillai, Sri. Mudiyilthara V. Bhaskaran and Sri. Kalathur V. Gopalapillai, who even contributed around one acre of land. It was Sri. N. Govindhapillai Thennila, President and Sri. Kalathoor V. Gopalapillai, Secretary and 15 other members who contributed much of their services in the administation of the school at the begining stage. In 1954, the first SSLC batch passed out with good results. Kerala Government has recognised and aided this school in 1959. The School was upgraded to Higher Secondary in the year 2000. School Phone : HS:0476 2852163, HSS:0476 2852500

Jayajyothi Vocational Higher Secondary School, Ambalathumbhagam- ESTD 1985
Jayajyothi Vocational Higher Secondary School (Aided), Ambalathumbhagam was established as a Malayalam School in May 1985 by Sri. P S Gopinathan Nair, a versatile personality. It is situated in Sasthamnada (Ambalathumbhagam), in Poruvazhy Panchayath. The school is conducting two-year VHSE (Vocational Higher Secondary Education) courses. These courses are job-oriented courses. It was started in the year 1995. School Phone : 0476 2820290

Venmony Grama Seva Samithi - Ambikodayam HSS, Nediyavila - ESTD 1962
VGSS Ambikodayam School, situated in the land of Goddess Jagadambika (Nediyavila Temple), is considered to be a tribute to the cultural and social statue of Kunnathur. The school was founded by Venmony Grama Seva Samithi in June 1962. Even though started as a UP school, it was upgraded to High School in 1976 and to Higher Secondary School in 2000. Sri. B. B. Pandarathil (Ex. MLA) was the founder manager of this school. Sri. Kesavaru Bhatathiri, served as the Headmaster for 3 decades from the beginning of the school. Phone : 0476 2856138

DB College, Sasthamcotta (Arts, Science & Commerce)

Devaswom Board College, Sasthamcotta was established in 1964 by the honourable Travancore Devaswam Board. It was the fifth Board which had the honour of starting this institution under their management. It stands unique as an institution of excellence in higher education in a rural area of the Kollam district in Kerala.
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Other Educational Institutions at Sasthamcotta in and around

Higher Secondary Schools
Milade Sherif HSS, ICS Jn., Sasthamcotta - SINCE 1105
Bishop MMC SPM Higher Secondary School, Punnamood, Sasthamcotta
Santhinikethan HSS, Patharam, Sooranad - SINCE 1976

Other Schools

A N School of Nursing & Medical Technology, Bharanikavu | Brook International School (CBSE Approved)
Vivekanantha English medium school | NSS Central School, Sasthamcotta | Leo Public School, Sasthamcotta
Sree Budha Central School, Sasthamcotta | SVM UP School, Aayikkunnam, Sasthamcotta | Amma Memorial School

Training Colleges (B.Ed Colleges)

Mannam Foundation Centre for Education Technology (Approved by NCTE & Affiliated to Kerala University)
Edakkad P.O, Ezhammile - 691552. Tel : 0476 - 2821398 - 6KM away from Sasthamcotta

Millath College of Teacher Education, Sooranad PO - 6KM away from Sasthamcotta
Tel.: +91-476-2851587, 2852873, Fax: +91-476-2851587. Email: millathcollege@sancharnet.in