Department of Languages
Pontifical Institute Alwaye (PIA) offers elementary, intermediate and advanced courses on Classical, Foreign and Indian languages for all who are interested, including the resident and day scholars of PIA. There is no age limit for applying for the course. PIA offers experience, the most flexible hours and best locations at your own choice:

The language department consists of tutors who have long teaching experience and who have studied and worked in the above said language speaking areas.

The available language courses include:
Classical Languages Foreign Languages Indian Languages
















Courses in Campuses:
Director            : Rev. Dr. Jose Oliappurath (Mangalapuzha)
Asso. Directors: Rev. Dr. Joseph Joy Arakkal (Carmelgiri)
                        : Rev. Dr. Antony Kurisinkal (Carmelgiri)
Mangalapuzha campus
Director       : Rev. Dr. Jose Oliappurath
Secretaries : Bro. Kunnathu Scaria
                     Bro. Menachery Varghese
                     Bro. Kudilil Mathew
                     Bro. Panthappallil Joseph Cherian
                     Bro. Maniyankerikalam Nithin Joseph
Courses on Greek, German, French, Hebrew, Italian, and
Spanish are scheduled to take place in this Mangalapuzha campus
on Saturdays from 2.30- 5.00 pm. The Course of the first level starts
on 21st July, 2018.
Subjects & Professors in Mangalapuzha campus:
Greek                     : Rev. Dr. Achandy Johnson
Advanced German : Rev. Dr. Achandy Johnson
French                    : Rev. Dr. Kundukulam Vincent
French                    : Rev. Dr. Mukkamkuzhy Kurian
Hebrew                   : Rev. Dr. Chanikuzhy Jacob
Italian                      : Rev. Dr. Oliappurath Jose
German, Spanish    : Rev. Dr. Thadathil Luke
Carmelgiri campus
Asso. Directors : Rev. Dr. Joseph Joy Arakkal
                          : Rev. Dr. Antony Kurisinkal
Secretaries        : Bro. Varghese J.
                            Bro. Ithithara Sonu Ambrose
                            Bro. Nishanth S.
                            Bro. Kuriaparambil Sinto
                            Bro. Naissery Roshan Raphael
Courses on Italian, French, Spanish, German, Latin,
Hebrew, Malayalam, and English will be held in this Carmelgiri
campus on Saturdays from 2.00- 4.30 pm. The Courses of the
first level starts on June 30th 2018.
Subjects & Professors in Carmelgiri campus :
Italian         : Rev. Dr. Joseph Joy Arakkal
French       : Rev. Dr. Kurisinkal Antony
Spanish     : Rev. Fr. Manuel Jesus
German     : Rev. Dr. Valluvassery Clement
Latin           : Rev. Dr. Sujan Amurutham
Hebrew      : Rev. Dr. Muttathottathil Shiny
Malayalam : Rev. Fr. Kalathil Roopesh Michael
English       : Ms. Ashwathy Nair
Course Fee
Course Fee is as follows:
Applicants Classical Lan. Western Lan. Indian Lan.
Students of PIA (I Cycle) 500 500 500
Other school/college      
Professional Students 1000 1000 1000
Others 1500 1700 1500
Certificate will be issued by PIA to those who successfully complete the course.
Campus Addresses
Department of Language
St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary
Mangalapuzha, P.B. No. 01,
Aluva 683 102
Ph: 7736131423; 0484 2606085
Email ID:
Carmelgiri Language Institute
St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary
Carmelgiri, P.B. No. 604,
Aluva 683 102, Ph: 9188773880, 0484 2603695,
Email ID:
1. The Department of English
St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva
2. The Department of English
Fathima Matha National Autonomous College, Kollam