Sanatana Dharma College
Sanatana Dharma College was started in 1946 under the initiative of Sri
K. Parthasarathy Iyengar and Sri V. Sundara Raja Naidu. It was an extension
of the Sanatana Dharma Vidyasala established in 1905 by Rao Bahadur K.
A. Krishna Iyengar and Dr S. Venkitarama Naidu under the auspices of the
Alappuzha chapter of the Theosophical Society. The college premises were
shifted to its present location in 1950. Sanatana Dharma Vidyasala, which
manages the college, is a non-profit making institution that has made
substantial contribution to the social, educational and cultural milieu
of the otherwise backward district of Alappuzha situated in the south
of Kerala. The Vidyasala provides educational facilities from kindergarten
to doctoral research through institutions such as S.D.V. English Medium
Higher Secondary School, affiliated to the C.B.S.E., S.D.V. High School
For Boys, S.D.V. High School For Girls, S.D.V. Boy's Higher Secondary
School, and S.D. College. The college is affiliated to the University
of Kerala and offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses as well as
research facilities through approved research centres.
Moments & Personalities Sanatana Dharma College Inaugurated by Sir.
C. P. Ramaswamy Iyer on 20th June 1946.
Founders Sri. K. Parthasarathy Iyengar & Sri. V. Sundara Raja Naidu.
The Grand Assembly of Dignitaries, Teachers and Founders of the college
on 20th June 1946.
Sanatana Dharma Vidyasala, a non-profit making institution registered
under the Companies act, has contributed much to the social, cultural
and educational activities of Alappuzha. The Vidyasala, which celebrated
its centenary in the year 2004-2005, owns and manages the following educational
• SDV High School For Girls.
• SDV High School For Boys.
• Sanatana Dharma College.
• SDV English Medium Higher Secondary School (Affiliated to CBSE)
• SDV Boy's Higher Secondary School.
Excellency Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, President of Indiaduring his visit
to Keralam during 2005.
Welcome speech by Sri. S. Mahadevan, Managing Committee Member, Sanatana
Inaugurating the Valedictory of Centenary Celebrations of Sanatana Dharma
Sanatana Dharma Vidyasala / Manager S.D College
Sri. J. Krishnan
Nirmal, Ammenkovil Road, Mullackal, Alappuzha
Ph: +fill(O), 91 477 2262025(R)
Sri. R. Krishnan
Rose Garden, North of Iron Bridge, Alappuzha
Ph: +fill(O), +91 477 2251474 (R)
Sri. S. Mahadevan
Kailas, Pazhaveedu, Alappuzha
Ph: +91 477 2242206 (O), 2262446 (R) Sri. P.Krishna kumar
Madhavi Mandiram, Vellakkinar, Alappuzha
Ph: +91 477 2251039 (R)
Amrutha Nivas, Moncombu, Alappuzha
Ph: +91 477 2707519
Sri. S. Subbrayalu Naidu
25, West Street, kilpauk Gardens Colony, Madras
Ph: +91 044 26443921
Sri. N. Neelakandan,
Kizhakke Madom, Boat Jetty Road, Alappuzha
Ph: +91 477 2267589
Prof. V. Narayanan Nampoothiry
Athira, Kalarcode, Alappuzha
Ph: +91 477 2230220 (O), 2266499 (R)
Mob: +91 98950 53199
P. Gopalakrishnan Nair
Syam Nivas, Kalarcode, Alappuzha
Ph: +91 477 2268078
K. Subrahmanian Nair
Alappattuveli, Kalarcode, Alappuzha
Ph: +91 477 2268119
The college is the oldest affiliated aided college under the University
of Kerala. The university designs all its courses, conducts the examinations
and awards graduate & post graduate degrees in Arts, Sciences &
Commerce. The college is also recognized by the University Grants Commission.
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accreditted the
college at four star level.The NAAC peer team visited the college on 17,
18 and 19,March 2011 for re-accreditation and re-accredited with CGPA
of 3.14 at A grade
The college is situated at Kalarcode 4 Kms south of Alappuzha town. It
is on the National Highway-47. It is approximately 5 Kms from the KSRTC
bus station and around 6 Kms from the Railway Station. The Alappuzha -
Changanassery road joins NH-47 on the Northern side of the college.
to courses is strictly according to the rules and regulations set by the
University of Kerala and the Government. 50 percent of sanctioned vacancies
is filled on pure merit. 10 percent is reserved to students belonging
to the community specified by the Management. 20 percent is reserved for
the scheduled caste and scheduled tribe categories and 20 percent to candidates
chosen by the Managing Committee. Admission dates are decided and announced
by the University of Kerala. Admission to Post Graduate Courses falls
in June - July and to Bachelors in July - August every year. Candidates
are advised to contact the college office for further information immediately
after the publication of the results of the qualifying examinations.
Admission to Degree Courses
Students seeking admission to various Degree courses of the college are
advised to either download the application form from the 'Application
Forms' link or buy the same from the College Counter on payment of the
application fee. Those who download forms can pay the application fee
at the time of submitting the application form. All application forms
should be accompanied by attested copies of certificates.
A rank list
of eligible applicants will be displayed on the college notice board,
in compliance with the norms and schedule stipulated by the University
of Kerala. Applicants who are eligible for admission will be called for
a personal interview and verification of original certificates. They have
to be accompanied by their Parents/Guardian. The details of fees will
be notified at the time of the interview.
admission in the sports quota should specify the same in the application
form and the applications will be processed by the Dept. of Physical Education.
to Post Graduate Courses
Admission to PG courses is done through the SINGLE WINDOW ONLINE ADMISSION
procedure of the University of Kerala, launched in the year 2009. Students
seeking admission to various PG courses are advised to visit the Kerala
University website for information.
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S. D. College
Sanathanapuram P. O., Alappuzha - 688003
Phone: +91 477 2266704
S. D. College
Sanathanapuram P.O., Alappuzha - 688003
Phone: +91 477 2269350
SDV Boys High School
Phone: +91 477 2230220