Milestones

Milestones

  • 1981

    • Got State Government sanction to start Henry Baker College in 1981.
    • Got affiliation from Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram.
    • Rt. Rev. M.C. Mani, Bishop took charge as the Manager of the College.
    • Henry Baker College, delicate for learning and research on Monday 12th October 1981 by Rt. Rev. M.C. Mani, Bishop Diocese of Madhya Kerala.
    • Henry Baker College inaugurated by the Most Rev. Solomon Doraiswamy moderator, Church of South India.
    • Pre-degree course in Commerce and Arts started.
    • Prof. Arby Varghese took charge as the Founder Principal of the College.

  • 1982

    • Pre-degree Course in Science started.
  • 1983

    • Affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.
  • 1984

    • Rt. Rev. K Michael John took charge as the First Bishop of the East Kerala Diocese and Manager of the College.
  • 1985

    • Rev. Prof. Abraham Vallamathadathil took charge as Principal of the College.
  • 1986

    • National Service Scheme (NSS) unit started.
  • 1987

    • Prof. N.C Joseph took charge as Principal of the College.
  • 1988

    • Rev. Prof. P.V Joseph took charge as Principal of the College.
  • 1990

    • Rt. Rev. Dr. K J Samuel took charge as Second Bishop of the Diocese and Manager of the College.
  • 1991

    • College elevated to a Degree College with the first UG Course – B.Com (Co-operation).
  • 1992

    • Partnership Block, a gift from the Protestant Church of Hessen and Nassau, Germany inaugurated by Rt.Rev. Dr. K J Samuel, Bishop of East Kerala Diocese.
  • 1993

    • Rev. Henry Baker Memorial Lecture series inaugurated in 1993, on the 175th Birth Anniversary of Rev. Henry Baker (Jr.). Inaugural Lecture delivered by Dr. Sukumar Azheekodu.
  • 1995

    • B.A History Degree Programme started.
  • 1997

    • Included in (2 F and 12 B) of University Grants Commission (UGC) Act.
  • 1998

    • B. Sc Physics Degree programme started.
  • 1999

    • College elevated to a PG College with the first PG Course in Commerce (M.Com).
    • Rev. Prof. K J Samuel took charge as Principal of the College.
  • 2001

    • Undergraduate Course in English started.
  • 2002

    • 98% pass in B.Com degree & Second place in University Results.
  • 2005

    • Constructed Ladies Hostel with the financial assistance from UGC.
  • 2006

    • College Silver Jubilee Celebrations inaugurated by Sri. Oommen Chandy, Hon’ble Finance Minister, Government of Kerala.
    • Attained cent per cent pass in B.Sc. Physics.
  • 2007

    • Foundation stone laid for Silver Jubilee Library Building by Rt. Rev Dr. K G Daniel, Third Bishop of East Kerala Diocese.
  • 2008

    • Prof. Dr. Abraham Daniel took charge as the Principal of the College.
    • Silver Jubilee Library Building (Prof. Arby Varghese Memorial Block) constructed with the Partnership of Protestant Church of Hessen and Nassau, Germany. Dedicated by Rt. Rev. Dr. K G Daniel and inaugurated by Rt. Rev. Klaus Eibach, Bishop, Oberhessen Diocese Germany in the presence of Rev. Detlev Knoche, Partnership Secretary.
  • 2009

    • Henry Baker College recognised as a Christian Minority Educational Institution covered under Article 30 of the Constitution of India by the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, Government of India.
    • Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Valiya Metropolitan delivered Henry Baker Memorial Lecture 2010.
  • 2010

    • Henry Baker Memorial lecture 2011 delivered by Bishop Rt. Rev.Thomas Samuel.
  • 2011

    • Secured University Rank in B.Com Degree Course.
  • 2012

    • Mahatma Gandhi University Ph. D Research Centre in Commerce inaugurated.
    • Extension of Ladies Hostel with the financial assistance from UGC.
    • Additional Skill Acquisition Programme launched.
  • 2013

    • Secured University Rank in M.Com Degree Course.
    • MOU signed with Albert-Schweitzer – Schule Alsfeld (Germany) for exchange programme.
    • UGC sanctioned assistance for Indoor Stadium.
    • Started Bharathiar University Ph. D Research Centre (Part Time).
    • Sri. Kishore Chandra Deo, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister, Government of India visited Henry Baker College to inaugurate the Kirby Garden.
    • German team from Albert-Schweitzer – Schule Alsfeld visited Henry Baker College as per MOU.
  • 2014

    • Prof. Dr. Aneyamma Varughese took charge as Principal of the College.
    • MA History Programme inaugurated by Mr. K M Mani, Hon’ ble Minister for Revenue, Government of Kerala.
    • Library Extension Block and Bishop Michael John Memorial Seminar Hall, inaugurated by Sri. Jose K. Mani, MP, Kottayam.
    • Henry Baker Memorial lecture 2014 delivered by Dr. Babu Sebastian, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, M.G University Kottayam.
    • HBC Team visited Albert-Schweitzer – Schule Alsfeld Germany as per MOU.
    • Community College stated in the college with UGC support.
  • 2015

    • B.Com – Computer Applications (Model II – Self-Financing) started.
    • Henry Baker Memorial lecture 2015 delivered by Rt. Rev. B.N Fenn, Bishop, Cochin Diocese.
    • Cent per cent pass in B.Com Degree Programme.
  • 2016

    • B.Com Degree batch secured 9A Grades & M.Com 5th Rank.
    • Walk With a Scholar Programme (WWS) launched.
    • Scholar Support Programme (SSP) launched.
    • Henry Baker Memorial lecture 2016 delivered by Rev. Dr. Valson Thampu, Former Principal, St. Stephens College, New Delhi and Member, National Minorities Commission.
  • 2017-2018

    • Dr. Gireesh Kumar G S, took charge as Principal.
    • Heritage Museum Inaugurated.
    • Secured sixth Rank in MA History University Exam.
    • Hon’ble Minister for Co-operation Sri. Kadakampally Surendran inaugurated the Co-operative Day celebrations 2017 organised by the Post Graduate and Research Department of Commerce.
    • Secured first Rank in B.Com Degree in addition to 2 A+ Grades and 10 A Grades.
    • Sri. Gigi Thomson IAS (Retd.), Former Chief Secretary, Kerala delivered Henry Baker Memorial lecture 2017 on “Challenges of Evangelisation in the Modern Era”.
    • Secured sixth, seventh and eight Ranks in the university examinations 2017 for B.A English Degree Programme.
    • First Ph. D produced from the Department of Commerce.
    • Oral History Archive started under the initiative of History Department.
    • Old Students Association (OSA), Henry Baker College, Melukavu become a registered Alumini Association Registration No. KTM/TC/248/2018.
    • Recognised as Approved Sub centre of CCEK, Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala.
  • 2018-2019

    • DCA Course Started (CCEK).
    • Signed MOU with Microsoft Corporation, College Recognized as a centre.
    • Started Professional Diploma Shipping and Logistics (CCEK).
    • Commerce Department secured third and fifth Ranks in B.Com (Co-operation) University exams conducted in March, 2019.

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