As flag bearers of excellence in professional education in South Kerala, “Lourdes Matha Catholic Educational Society” was given birth by the initiative of Rev. Fr. Joseph Kurinjiparampil, with the encouragement and association of a few Syrian Catholic Parishioners in Thiruvananthapuram, who have left indelible imprints in the segment of education and with the blessings and patronage of His Grace Mar Joseph Powathil, the then Archbishop of Changanacherry.
Lourdes Matha College of Science and Technology established by the “Lourdes Matha Catholic Educational Society”, has been approved by the Govt of Kerala and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) vide order No: 06/06/KER/ENGG 2002-03 dated 27-05-2002 and is affiliated to the University of Kerala and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University.
The College has a spacious campus of 25 acres at Kuttichal,a rustic village in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city, hardly 24 km away from it. The scenic beauty and virgin surroundings of the picturesque lush green rubber plantations in the back drop of misty Western Ghats and the serene, tranquil hillock provide a perfect environment for harmonious study. The vision of the Lourdes Matha Educational Society is to establish a “Centre of Excellence” in the field of Engineering and Technology to mould world class professionals.
The College is governed by a Governing Board consisting of 29 members. His Grace Mar Joseph Perumthottam,the Archbishop of Changanacherry is the Patron and Spiritual Guide and Rev.Fr. Jose Viruppel, Vicar, Lourdes Forane Church is the President.