MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad, Palakkad
MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad is the proud symbol of the Muslim Educational Society, Calicut to the cause of higher education in Kerala, especially in the educationally backward areas of Malabar. This is the first college started by the MES and it is also the felicitous outcome of the noble endeavour of the late Kalladi Cheriya Kunhammed Sahib and the local public.
The college is situated 2 km away from Mannarkkad town on the side of the Palakkad – Calicut National Highway and bordered by the perennial river “Kunthipuzha” and fortressed by panoramic hills of Silent Valley and Attappadi.
The departments of History and Chemistry have been upgraded as Research Centres in 2016 and 2017 respectively, and are equipped with Modern Laboratories, Research Halls and Research Cubicles. At present, the college is offering 17 undergraduate and 8 postgraduate programs in various disciplines, of which 8 programs are in the Self Financing Mode. This Institution has well-equipped laboratory facilities in Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Physics, Mass Communication, Food Technology, and Computer Science. The College Library is automated with more than 50,000 barcoded books and journals. The library has a separate digital section with a broadband internet connection and INFLIBNET facilities by which students have access to E-journals and E-books.
The MES Kalladi College is renowned for its achievements in sports and games at the national and international levels. The infrastructure includes a playground with 400 meters track, Indoor Stadium, and a gymnasium for physical fitness and training. The college has remarkable achievements in A-Zone and Inter-Zone arts festivals. The College provides UGC-aided minority coaching for the academic improvement of poor and weak students and special coaching is provided for NET, SET, PSC exams, Bank tests, etc.