The college is the oldest affiliated aided college under the University of Kerala. The university designs all its courses, conducts the examinations and awards Phd, graduate & post graduate degrees in Arts, Sciences & Commerce. The college is also recognized by the University Grants Commission. National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited the college with A+ in its third cycle of visit. The NAAC peer team visited the college in June, 2017 for re-accreditation and re-accredited with CGPA of 3.53.