Mother Theresa College is a self-financing higher education institution established on 1st July 2014 and stands affiliated to the University of Kerala. This institution is run by the Diocese of Parassala of the Syro Malankara Catholic Church, which is recognized as a minority community in the state of Kerala. The Syro Malanakara Catholic Church runs many prestigious educational institutions including Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram. The institution owes its existence to the visionary leadership of its founder and first patron, H.B Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos, the Major Archbishop of Thiruvananthapuram,who foresaw that social and economic progress of a heterogeneous community is possible only through intellectual and spiritual enlightenment. Most Rev. Dr.Thomas Mar Eusebius, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Parassala, is the Patron of the College. The commitment of Rt. Rev. Philip Oozhunaloor Corepiscopo who has dedicated his life for the upliftment of the downtrodden in the area has been instrumental in the establishment of the institution.