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|St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth|
Ancient Greek: Sursum Corda|
("Lift up Your Hearts")
|Founder||Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara|
|Affiliations||University of Calicut|
St. Aloysius College, Thrissur is situated in Elthuruth, Thrissur City of Kerala state. It is a first grade college affiliated to the University of Calicut. It is run by the congregation of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). The college is administered by St. Mary’s Monastery, a house under the Devamatha Province of the congregation. The college has six undergraduate courses (Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Zoology, Economics and Commerce) and four post-graduate courses (Economics, English, Zoology and Commerce).
The college was sanctioned by the Government of Kerala by the order G.O. Ms 40/69/Edn dt. 21.1.69 and was given provisional affiliation to the Kerala University on 27 June 1968 and permanent affiliation was accorded to the College by the University of Calicut on 15 March 1971. In July 1978, the college was upgraded with B.A. Economics. The college obtained U.G.C. affiliation in April 1984. The college was accredited at the B+ level in 2004.