It was resolved in the General Body Meeting ofthe Bodinayakanur Pranthiya Thenninthiya Ela Vivasayigal Sangam the then Cardamom Planters'Association, held on August 29, 1970 to start a College at Bodinayakkanur.
The Cardamom Planters' Association College society was formed andregistered in 1972. Sixty members were elected to the Society from among the General Body. Nine members were elected from among the said society members to form the Board of Directors.
The Cardamom Planters' Association College affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University started functioning on 19th July, 1974 with two Pre-University sections.
The Society has acquired more than forty three acres of land about three kilometers from Bodinayakanur on the Bodi-Munnar National Highway, out of which twelve acres and a fine bungalow had been graciously given by the the President of the Society to the College. The site is set against sylvan surroundings with the sacred Paramasivan Temple over-looking the imposing building of the college vie with the towering mountains nearby where nodding daffodils, daphnes, disies, dahlias bloom in merry millions.
The College is non-communal and non-sectarian. Its paramount object is to train the students to be good citizens and to give higher educational facilities to the students of this locality seeking collegiate education. The college building was formally inauguarated by Mrs. Jothi Venkatachalam, Governor of Kerala on 23rd January, 1978.
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