Established in 2003 the Holy Cross College, Puttady is imparting quality education in the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Guided by competent teaching staff and administered by an efficient management system, the college has achieved several accolades among the affiliated colleges of the M.G. University. Presently there are six Undergraduate and three P.G courses. Located at a scenic location, the campus is earlier known as ‘Bombay Estate’, is filled with tea plants and other trees needed for tea cultivation. Thus the college has a beautiful campus. Among the facilities, Computer Lab, Library, Transportation facilities, Play Ground, Conference Room, Audio-Visual room are worth mentioning. There are hostels for men and women, guided by efficient wardens. Several students achieved ranks in M.G. University, in the past several years.
Most of them passed out graduates and postgraduates are well-placed in several Govt and non-government institutions. The College has a good placement cell. The college radiates academic atmosphere everywhere. Through this college, the Idukki District especially Udumpumchola Taluk is benefitted in a large measure. The College interacts with the society around in a constructive way, addressing its problems with a spirit of service-mindedness and devotion. Students from all over Kerala and from outsider Kerala States and NRI students studying at the college. In the context of Covid-19, the college has developed online teaching in the most effective way.