BISHOP KURIALACHERRY COLLEGE FOR WOMEN is situated in Amalagiri a suburb, 10 kms away from Kottayam , about half a kilometer north of CaritasMedical College road , on the Medical College Mahatma Gandhi University road and about 1 km. west of M.C. Road. The foundation stone of the college was laid by his Grace Most Rev.Dr.Mathew Kavukatt on 14th January 1965 the 92nd anniversary of the birth of Bishop Kurialacherry. The College started functioning on 5th July 1965 under the able guidance of Sr. Mary Xavier as the first Principal. The Management is actively involved in planning and implementing innovative programmes for the development of the students and society. It has always held the lamp of learning high with its motto Accendere Lumen to kindle the light and has removed the darkness of ignorance from the minds of those who entered the portals of our institution.