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About the Place

About the Place
Kothamangalam is a town lying at the foothills of the Western Ghats and is known as ‘The Gateway to the High ranges’. 
 
Sandwiched between the industrial belt of Kerala state in the west and the evergreen Western Ghats in the east of the state, the campus commands a panoramic view of the Blue Mountains and a strategic location with proximity to the major industries and hydel power stations. 
The serene surroundings and clean air make this a perfect location for educational excellence.
Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary (Salim Ali Wild Life Sanctuary), Thattekkad, 14 km from Kothamangalam is home to some rare species of birds. Exotic birds flock to this sanctuary and make this place a haven for any ornithologist. 
 
Bhoothathan Kettu is a good picnic spot, located 10 km from Kothamangalam. There is a dam here, and in the adjoining reservoir, one can go for boating too. Trekking through the forest to the old Bhoothathan Kettu is very interesting. The forest offers a wide variety of flora and fauna and is a botanist's delight. Munnar, the famous tourist destination is 80 km from Kothamangalam. 
 
How to reach 
Kothamangalam is well connected by road from all parts of Kerala State. State Transport buses are available from Kottayam and Eranakulam (Cochin) via Muvattupuzha. State Transport and Private Transport buses are available from Eranakulam, Alwaye and Angamali via Perumbavoor. 
The institution is by the side of the Cochin-Dhanushkodi National Highway (NH 49) at a distance of only 45 km. from Ernakulam and also 32 km. from the Cochin International Air Port at Nedumbassery, near Angamaly. 
 
• Nearest Railway station - Alwaye 33 km / Ernakulam - 53 km. 
• Nearest Airport - Nedumbasserry (Cochin International Air-port) - 32 km