The Department of Malayalam started functioning in 1964 with Prof. A.T.John as its sole member. Sr.Elsamma Joseph became its second member when she joined it in 1967. Prof P.J.Joseph took charge as the head of the department in 1970. Following the retirement of Prof. P.J.Joseph, Prof. A.T.John stepped into his shoes in 1973. Prof. K.I.Antony and Prof.M. T. Joseph joined the department in 1974 and 1979 respectively. Sri.K.M. Mathew in 1981 and Sri. P.M.Ulahannan in 1985 joined the department enriching it with their scholarship. Sr.Elsamma Joseph was the Head of the Department since 1992. When Sri.P.M. Ulahannan retired in March 2006. Fr.Raju Jacob joined the department in June 2006. Later Sri.T.J.Joseph and Fr.Jestin K.Kuriakose joined the faculty. Fr.Jestin K.Kuriakose transferred to Nirmala College Muvattupuzha and Dr.Vincent Joseph Joined the department.