BCM College was founded by His Excellency Bishop Thomas Tharayil, a pioneer in womens education in the Christian Community of Central Travancore. A priest true to heaven and an educationalist concerned with the progress of the world, Bishop Thomas Tharayil founded this institution in honour of his illustrious predecessor, His Excellency Bishop Alexander Choolaparambil, in 1955, with a student community of 63 girls. Bishop Thomas Tharayil felt that womens education was the key to social progress. B.C.M College aims at the integral personalized education of the young. It strives to mould intellectually well trained, morally upright, socially committed, spiritually inspired men and women for the India of today.