It was in the year 1977 , a team of benevolent, broad minded and enthusiastic people of the locality sincerely thought of eradicating the bane of illiteracy and ignorance prevailed among the minority community of the area. It resulted in the formation of the Islamic Cultural Association (I C A) of Vadakkekad.

As the first venture in its educational pursuit, the association started a residential English Medium School in 1978. It was the first of its kind in South Malabar, imparting secular and religious studies. The school was upgraded to higher secondary level in 1991.

Having extended its sphere in the higher education realm, the I C A started Arts and Science College in the year 2002 in the memory of Late A.C. Kunhimon Haji, its Founder President and Chief patron of the I C A Higher Secondary School. The College is situated in a tranquil ambience of about 15 acres of land very close to the Guruvayoor- Ponnani State Highway: 6 Kms north of Guruvayoor and 8 Kms southwest of Kunnamkulam. In keeping with the I C A traditions, the management aims at imparting ethical and diversified education with due emphasis on cultural and intellectual standards. The College is a Self Financing Higher Educational Institution affiliated to the University of Calicut.


The College has been keeping up academic excellence since its inception. It has been producing good results in all subjects at Degree and PG Level. The College achieved 12 University Ranks for Different PG Programmes.

It has been producing good athletes and players, especially in Kabadi and Body Building at University, State and National Levels. It has also been producing talented artists in various cultural activities. The College was selected for an educational excellence award at national level in December 2010 by the India Chapter of the Indus Foundation, established in the USA.


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