Government College Kattappana is an arts and science college functioning under the Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala. The college is affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. The college is recognized under the 2(f) and 12(B) schedules of the UGC act. It offers five undergraduate and two postgraduate programmes through which about six hundred students fulfill their higher education aspirations. The college was accredited with 'A' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in September 2016.
The institution has enough ICT enabled class rooms, fully furnished Edusat studio, network resource centre, computer labs, language lab, conference hall, tutorial spaces, staff rooms, and examination rooms for academic purposes. The institution has a fully furnished office.
The library has over 30000 books, more than fifty journals and thousands of e-journals. The library provides separate sections for reference books, academic books and literatures. It also provides reprographic facilities, downloading and printing.
The IT infrastructure facility has shown exemplary improvement in recent years. Almost all the classrooms are furnished with smart room facility. Wi-Fi internet connectivity is available in the campus. Computer labs, network resource centre, Edusat studio, language lab, departments etc. are provided with sufficient ICT facilities.
A boys hostel and a hostel for the male staff.