Sir Syed College, a premiere institute of higher education in North Malabar, has completed forty nine years of its historic journey and is set to celebrate the golden jubilee next year.
The college was established in 1967 by the C.D.M.E.A with a noble mission to provide higher education for the students of backward districts of north Malabar. It was also aimed at to bring the minority students to the mainstream sections of t he society. The college has been successful to a great extent in fulfilling this aim. It was established with only a pre degree batch and now it offers fifteen U.G. programmes and five P.G. programmes. Among them department of Chemistry and Botany are recognized research centres under Kannur University. Already eleven students have completed their Phd from these centres and many full time and part time scholars are currently pursuing their Ph.D.
The alumni of Sir Syed College provide their service in different walks of life as Ministers. M.L.A. , M.P s, I.A.S officers, Scientists, Lawyers, and University Professors. The college, which was started with only one Muslim girl student and now comprises of seventy five percentages of girls. The majority among them hail from backward minority sections of the society. This accomplishment provides great sense of satisfaction for the college and its founders.
The tranquil academic ambience with a well equipped infrastructural facilities backed by competent teachers attract students to the campus. The performance of college in extracurricular activities also enables this college to become one of the premiere institutes of the state.
The college promotes the overall developments of the students there by transforming them into highly competent citizens of the nation.