Mar Ivanios Vidya Nagar is one of the most beautiful hillocks in the city of Thiruvanathapuram with an extent of about 130 acres of land, housing a lot of educational and other institutions under the patronage of the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum. This educational campus emerged out of the educational vision of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church in the State of Kerala. The sprawling campus, blessed with natural beauty and learning ambiance, is studded with 18 centers of excellence in education.
The campus has been named ‘Mar Ivanios Vidya Nagar’ as a tribute to Archbishop Mar Ivanios, the founder of Mar Ivanios College, the first educational institution in the campus. This prestigious college, founded in 1949, in its 64 years of vibrant existence and service has made profound contributions towards the field of higher education in the state, true to the vision of its founder Archbishop Mar Ivanios and true to the motto of the college “ Veritas Vos Liberabit” ‘Truth Shall Liberate You’.