Sree Narayana Mangalam Training College was established on July 20th, 1960 at Moothakunnam. It is situated on the banks of the Periyar river with its vicinity to the famous Sankara Narayana Temple.  The College emerged as an attempt to uplift the weaker sections of the society by providing education to the downtrodden, thereby ensuring social equality. The college upholds the teachings of the famous philosopher, spiritual leader and social reformer of our nation, Sree Narayana Guru.  SNM Training College is one of the oldest training colleges in Kerala,  adjacent to National Highway 66. It is situated a few kilometres away from the famous ancient port town, Muziris. The serene atmosphere around the college provides a conducive environment for academic and intellectual pursuits.  The learning experiences provided by the college help in inculcating human values and student friendliness. The college offers both B. Ed and M.Ed courses.  B.Ed Course commenced in the year 1960, and at present, it has an intake of 50 students in an academic year. The various subjects offered include Commerce, English, Malayalam, Mathematics, Physical Science, Natural Science and Social Science.  M.Ed course began in the year 2005, which has now an intake of 50 students. Over the years, the college has been successful in upholding the values of Sree Narayana Guru by continuing its incessant indulgence in uplifting the backward sessions of society through the medium of education.


” Avanavan Atmasukhathinacharippava Aparanu sukhathinayvarenam “

(Let the practices for our well-being be beneficial for others)


” Vidya Kondu Prabhudharaakuvin “

(Be enlightened through Education)


  • Universal Peace
  • Harmony and Brotherhood
  • Sustainable Human Progress


  • To develop competent and committed teachers.
  • To develop teachers who uphold the value of universal brotherhood and non-violence
  • To inculcate in the teacher trainees the skills and attitudes to serve the community and nation.
  • To familiarize the prospective teachers with global trends in technology and environmental education.
  • To equip the teacher trainees to help progress and prosperity of  the locality and backward community by providing quality education.
  • To inspire the teacher trainees to propagate the idea of educating the pupils for liberation from ignorance, poverty and superstitions.
  • To propogate the concept of universalisation of education at teacher education level.