Fatima Mata National College is a prestigious autonomous educational institution nestled in the vibrant city of Kollam, Kerala, India. With a prime location at the heart of the Kollam Corporation, the college stands as a beacon of knowledge and excellence in the region.

Named after the revered Our Lady of Fatima, a Catholic title bestowed upon the Virgin Mary, the college carries forward a rich heritage of faith and learning. Embracing the values of compassion, integrity, and intellectual growth, Fatima Mata National College has become a symbol of academic distinction and holistic development.

In recognition of its commitment to excellence, the college achieved a remarkable feat by securing the 92nd position in the esteemed National Institutional Ranking Framework of 2022. This distinguished accolade further highlights the institution's dedication to fostering a conducive learning environment and providing outstanding educational opportunities to its students.

With its tranquil surroundings, state-of-the-art facilities, and a passionate community of faculty and students, Fatima Mata National College offers an enticing and vibrant atmosphere for academic pursuits. It serves as a melting pot of diverse talents, inspiring young minds to explore their potential, broaden their horizons, and shape a brighter future.

At Fatima Mata National College, education transcends conventional boundaries, empowering students to embrace knowledge, expand their perspectives, and make a meaningful impact in society. The college stands poised to nurture the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and change-makers who will contribute to the betterment of our world.

Come, be a part of this remarkable institution that blends tradition with innovation, and embark on a transformative journey towards personal growth, academic excellence, and a promising future.

Motto : The Institution's motto is per matrem pro patria (through the mother for the fatherland). 


The college was founded in 1951 by Jerome M. Fernandez Thuppasseril, the first native Bishop of Quilon. The college was formally inaugurated on 29 December 1952 by Norman Cardinal Gilroy , Papal Legate to India. 

Fatima was elevated to the status of a first grade college with the introduction of degree courses in Commerce, Economics and Zoology. This was followed by the introduction of courses in Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. Physical resources were added in the form of hostels, sports pavilion, chemistry block, auditorium, playgrounds, an NCC office, hockey stadium, language lab, basketball courts, a botany garden, computer labs and research centres. 

Directorate of Environment & Climate Change 

പരിസ്ഥിതി കാലാവസ്ഥ വ്യതിയാന ഡയറക്ടറേറ്റ്   


The ‘Environment Department’ came into existence in the year 2006 by delinking the subject Environment from the Science, Technology & Environment Department. The primary concerns of the Department are implementation of policies and programmes relating to conservation of the State’s natural resources, its biodiversity and the prevention and abatement of pollution. While implementing these policies and programmes, the Department is guided by the principle of sustainable development and enhancement of human well-being.
The Directorate of Environment and Climate Change (DoECC) under Environment Department was constituted in December, 2010. The Directorate is the nodal agency in the administrative structure of Environment Department for the planning, promotion, co-ordination and overseeing the implementation of Central and State environmental protection and conservation policies and programmes. The Directorate also serves as the nodal agency in formulating climate change related schemes, plans, programmes and their execution. ..

Bhoomitrasena FMNC ( ഭൂമിത്രസേന)

The Bhoomitrasena Club is an organization founded by students with the aim of raising awareness and promoting the necessities of environmental sustainability. Recognizing the significance of environmental education as an indispensable tool, the club strives to encourage college students to deepen their knowledge, study, and explore environmental issues while instilling practices that contribute to future sustainability.

In collaboration with the Directorate of Environment & Climate Change, the Bhoomitrasena Club at Fatima Mata National College, Kollam, has initiated a comprehensive program designed to inspire the younger generation towards a more eco-friendly future. By fostering a sense of responsibility and understanding among students, the club aims to cultivate a strong commitment to environmental conservation and sustainable practices.

Through a range of activities, workshops, and initiatives, the Bhoomitrasena Club endeavors to empower college students to become proactive agents of change, capable of addressing pressing environmental challenges. By fostering a deep appreciation for the environment and promoting sustainable behaviors, the club aspires to develop a generation that prioritizes eco-friendly practices and actively contributes to a greener and more sustainable future.