About Mount Carmel College
Mt. Carmel College of Teacher Education for Women, established in 1953 is the First Aided Women's Training College in Kerala. Mount Carmel College of Teacher Education for Women, formerly known as Mount Carmel Training College belongs to the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa (CSST) Institute founded by Mother Teresa of St. Rose of Lima in the year 1887. It is affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.
Steered by the vision that education and enlightenment of women is necessary for the progress and well being of the society, Mother Teresa worked with a spirit of dedication and enthusiasm to uplift women by starting schools and colleges for them. Being deeply interested in promoting higher studies and the training of committed teachers for the integral development of students, Mother Veronica, the first Mother General of the CSST Institute launched a project for starting a teacher training college for women. With the approval and support of the then Mother General Mother Alphonsus, Mount Carmel Training College came into existence on the Ist of June 1953. In 2006, it was raised to the status of a Post Graduation centre offering M.Ed programme. The institution celebrated its Diamond Jubilee in August 2013.