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,CSI  Madhya Kerala Diocese took charge as the Manager of the College.
  • Rt. Rev. M.C. Mani, Bishop Diocese of Madhya Kerala , dedicated Henry Baker College for learning and research on 12th October 1981.
  • Most Rev. Solomon Doraiswamy Moderator, Church of South India, inaugurated Henry Baker College.
  • Started Pre-degree course in Commerce and Arts.
  • Prof. Arby Varghese took charge as the Founder Principal of the College.

1982

  • Started Pre-degree Course in Science .

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 Vellamthadathil took charge as the Principal of the College.

1986

  • Started National Service Scheme (NSS) unit .

1987

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

1988

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

1990

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

1991

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

1992

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

1993

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

1995

  • Started B.A History Degree Programme.

1997

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

1998

  • B. Sc Physics Degree Programme started.

1999

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

2001

  • Started B.A English Degree Programme.

2002

  • Achieved 98% in B.Com Degree Examinatons.
  • Secured Second positon in University Results.

2005

  • Constructed Ladies Hostel with the financial assistance from UGC.

2006

  • Sri. Oommen Chandy, Hon’ble Finance Minister, Government of Kerala, inaugurated the College Silver Jubilee Celebrations.
  • Attained cent percent results for B.Sc. Physics in the University Examinations.

2007

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

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 Marthoma Valiya Metropolitan delivered Henry Baker Memorial Lecture.

2010

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

2011

  • Secured 5th rank in University B.Com (Cooperation) Degree Examinations.

2012

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

2013

  • Secured 2nd rank in University M.Com Degree Examinations.
  • German team from Albert-Schweitzer – Schule Alsfeld visited Henry Baker College and signed MOU for exchange programmes.
  • 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 and inaugurated the Kirby Garden.

2014

  • Prof. Dr. Aneyamma Varughese took charge as the Principal of the College.
  • Mr. K M Mani, Hon’ ble Minister for Revenue, Government of Kerala inaugurated  MA History Programme.
  • Sri. Jose K. Mani, MP, Kottayam inaugurated Library Extension Block and Bishop Michael John Memorial Seminar Hall.
  • Dr. Babu Sebastian, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, M.G University Kottayam delivered Henry Baker Memorial lecture.
  • 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.
  • Rt. Rev. B.N Fenn, Bishop, Cochin Diocese delivered Henry Baker Memorial lecture.
  • Cent percent pass in B.Com(Cooperation) Degree Examinations.

2016

  • B.Com(Cooperation) Degree batch secured 9A Grades
  • Secured 5th Rank in  M.Com (Finance)  DegreeExaminations.
  • Launched Walk With a Scholar Programme (WWS) .
  • Launched Scholar Support Programme (SSP).
  • Rev. Dr. Valson Thampu, Former Principal, St. Stephens College, New Delhi and Member, National Minorities Commission delivered Henry Baker Memorial lecture.

2017

  • Dr. Gireesh Kumar G S, took charge as the Principal.
  • Inaugurated Heritage Museum.
  • Secured Sixth Rank in MA History University Exams.
  • Hon’ble Minister for Co-operation Sri. Kadakampally Surendran inaugurated the Co-operative Day celebrations organised by the Post Graduate and Research Department of Commerce.
  • Secured First Rank  in B.Com(Cooperation) Degree Examinations.
  • Secured 2 A+ Grades and 10 A Grades in B.Com(Cooperation) Degree Examinations..
  • Sri. Gigi Thomson IAS (Retd.), Former Chief Secretary, Kerala delivered Henry Baker Memorial lecture on “Challenges of Evangelisation in the Modern Era”.
  • Secured 6th,7th and 8th Ranks in the University Examinations for B.A English Degree Examinations.
  • Submitted First Ph. D from the PG and Research Department of Commerce.
  • Oral History Archive started under the initiative of History Department.
  • Old Students Association (OSA), Henry Baker College, Melukavu become a registered Alumni Association .Registration No. KTM/TC/248/2018.
  • The College is recognised as Approved Sub centre of CCEK, Department of Higher Education, Government of Kerala.

2018

  • DCA Course Started (CCEK).
  • Started B.Voc Tourism and Hospitality Mangement Degree Programme.
  • College is recognized as a centre for Computer education and signed MOU with Microsoft Corporation. 
  • Started Professional Diploma in Shipping and Logistics (CCEK).
  • Secured 3rd and 5th Ranks in University B.Com (Co-operation) Degree Examinations.
  • Signed MOU with Microsoft Corporation, and College Recognized as a centre.

2019

  • Rt.Rev.V.S. Francis took charge as the 4th Bishop of CSI East Kerala Diocse and Manager of the College.
  • Launched Youtube Channel of College
  • HBC Career Care.
  • Herbal Garden in the college.
  • Award for best eco-friendly campus given by Universal Record Forum.
  • Signed MOU with MES College Marampally on Paramarsh Scheme of UGC.

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