History

St. Chavara Kuriakose Elias Chavara (Chavarayachan) as he is popularly known, was born at Kainakary in Kerala. He was a great visionary and a saintly priest who ventured into many humanitarian activities in his lifetime. He was the forerunner in the field of education in Kerala and the founder of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) Congregation, the first indigenous religious congregation in India.

He brought a revolutionary change in social and spiritual life of people. He was a man of faith in action, whose contribution to the society in Kerala and the Catholic Church is immense. He was a visionary who initiated reforms in the Church as well as in the society. He established the first Sanskrit school for students of all castes in a predominantly caste ridden society. In 1864, when he became the Vicar General of Syrian Catholics, he ordered to start a school adjacent to every church (palli) and thus he sowed the seeds of giving free education to economically weaker sections of the society. He had taken sincere initiative to bring 100% literacy in Kerala.

High Profile of a C.M.I Educational Institution

Our educational institutions, both general and professional are primary communities of absolute love and truth, where young minds are trained to seek wisdom and knowledge. All the God given talents are discovered and nurtured. Sound values are fostered and undesirable tendencies are corrected. The character formation, development and personality integration are the most important aspects that the school focuses on building in the minds of the children.

Profile of a Student admitted in C.M.I Institution

Every student enrolled in any of our institutions should feel that he/she is a privileged person and is a special gift of God. As the word suggests each of our student is expected to be:


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S - Studious
T - Truthful
U - Upright
D - Diligent
E- Enterprising
N - Noble
T - Trustworthy

Further, the student is constantly helped to be:

  • Intellectually competent
  • Spiritually mature
  • Morally upright
  • Psychologically integrated
  • Physically healthy
  • Socially acceptable
  • Champion of justice, love, truth and peace.
  • Ever open to further growth.


The academic year begins in June. The medium of instruction is English. The School aims at high academic standard and co-curricular activities with ample opportunities to develop all round personality.

School Hours    : 8.40 am to 3.40 pm
Office Hours      : Monday - Friday - 9.00 am to 4.30pm
Saturday             : 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
Fees Collection : 9.00 am to 2.00 pm