His Holiness, the Jagadguru Sri Sri Bharathitheertha Mahaswamigal who adorns the throne of transcendental wisdom as the 36th Pontiff of Dakshinamnaya Sri Sarada Peetham, Sringeri mutt is our present patron.
His Holiness is known for His great spiritual eminence, and is considered as one of the best traditional scholars of the time. As a jnani par excellence, He can come down to the level of the common man and lucidly explain the intricacies of Sastras and the essentials of Vedanta. He is equally well known for living all alone, the life of meditation, revelling himself in a transcendental state.
The history of Sri Sringeri Sarada Peetham starts from 820 AD from the time of Sri Adi Sankara Bhagavath Pada. Since then the Peetham is adorned and served by 35 Pontiffs in the past 12 centuries. They have all done dedicated service in propagating the Advaita philosophy and the values of Sanadhana Dharma.
Adi Sankara Training College, named after the great Philosopher Sri. Adi Sankaracharya , a radiant figure, the rays of whose stupendous activities enlightened the whole world, has been established during the year 2005-06 at his birthplace, Kalady, with the benign blessings of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri.Sri. Bharathi Theertha Mahaswamigal of Sree Sarada Peetham, Sringeri, Karnataka. This institute keeps a mission to mould the future teachers of our country with strong base on Philosophy, Psychology and to create awareness on many innovative teaching methods and technology. Our College is emerging as a center of excellence in education in the state. The achievement and the general records of creditability of the training college are the result of dedicated teamwork of the faculty and the management.
Adi Sankara Trust (Regd.) as Public Charitable trust on 30.7.1 998.
Office bearers : Managing Trustee
Board of Trustees : Board of Trustees with
K.Anand Senior Advocate High Court of Kerala, Cochin as Managing Trustee.
Post Box.No. 1 Shankar Nagar,
Mattoor, Kalady Ernakulam Dist,
Kerala – 683 574.
Extent the land for the B.Ed. College is 3.62 acres in survey No. 81/4 of Kalady village, a permanent building with 3 storied of plinth area2860 sq.meter hosts the college.
Adi Sankara Training College is situated in Kalady in the Rural belt of Ernakulam District. The catchment area of the institution stretches across seven Grama Panchayats. The college in located in a beautiful, quite and enchanting environment, away from the madding crowds of the city. The College is situated at about 2 kilometers north of Kalady and one kilometer from Mattoor Junction enroute Perumbavoor- Angamaly- M.C road. Angamaly is the nearest Railway Station at a distance of seven kilometers from the college. The International airport Cochi at Nedumbassery is at a distance of 5 kilometers from the college.
Mission and Goal
Following the foot steps of the great philosopher Sankaracharya, Adi Sankara Training College, has been started at his birth place Kalady with a view to perpetuate his memory and to develop Kalady as prominent cultural and pilgrim centre. The major objectives of starting this institutions was dissemination of knowledge, with academic prescription of the university concerned and community development with a view to alleviating social problems of the people of this area.
Moulding the character, culture and competency of the people and to develop knowledge, community development and social upliftment are some of the attractive visions. To unstill personal values, human relations and creativity in Higher Education with a view to moulding competent citizen with ingenuity, adaptability, social commitment, ethical values and spiritual enlightenment, which can provide innovative leadership in all walks of life, is our specific mission. Being an institution which enter to the academic needs of the people of the rural area is cannot turn a cold shoulder to the community around it. The academic community of these institutions felt that the service to the neighbouring community in one of their tasks.
During the year 2009-2010 the result was 100%. Darsana Soman of Physical Science scored grade point of 3.94 out of 4.00. She is the best top scorer of our college and University. Our college bags 7 A+ 37A, 26B+ &1 B
1. The principle cabin room is rewly and neatly constructed with needed facilities.
2. Language Lab is constructed along with 12 computers and accessory furnitures.
3. Purchase of Encyclopedia of Malayalam language of 10 volumes to the library.
4. Library Extension for reading purpose
5. Extension of Toilets at different places.
6. Purchase of photo copier for office use.
7. Wooden stage constructed at auditorium.
8. Library has been strengthened by adding more books and journals.
9. Library has been digitalized and equipped with internet facilities.
Other Silent Aspects :
2. Computer Assigned learning
3. Seminars and workshops.
4. Health and physical Education
5. Cultural Activities
6. Guidance and Counselling
7. Gamdian study Unit,
8. Placement cell,
9. Counselling cell.
10. Community relation, Alumini Association
Our Library is well stocked with a good collection of exclusive books on different subjects. Reference section for teachers and students are constantly updated. All current periodicals, news magazines, educational journals and news papers are also subscribed for the benefit of the students. Now our college library has a valuable and excellent collection of books numbering about 7018 in total. Further we have added 2600 books on Pedagogical subjects and 150 books on optional for the reference of the students and teachers. We have also subscribed to more than 10 journals and periodicals on current topics of education.