Situated in a serene ambience of lush green compound, about 7 k ms from Thrissur town and in the heart of Thalore stands the sanctum Sanctorum – The Navajyothi College by the Holy Family Congregation founded by Blessed Mariam Thresia whose noble mission is educating the girl child and their by sanctify the families in the spirit of Christ. Adjacent to the famous Jerusalem Retreat Centre and famous Thalore Infant Jesus Church, this college was founded by Rev. Mother Ersala of Navajyothi Province who received the National and sate awards for the best teacher. The Heavenly patron Lord Jesus and the majestic shrine of Bl. Mother Mariam Thresia lends a holiness to the institution
The college which began with 42 students and 4 teachers in 1979 now has about 612 students and 16 teacher.
The college building comprises of 3 Blocks:-
1 The Administrative Block
2 The Higher Secondary Block
3 The Computer Block
The Administrative wings has the principal room, college office, staff room and the degree class in first and second floors. The Higher Secondary Block has the Plus One and Plus Two classes (Humanities and Commerce). In the Computer Block, there is full fledged computer lab in the first floor and additional office room in the ground floor for admission procedure. Specious class rooms, with all amenities, a good library and reading room with rich and extensive collection of books, magazine, and journals a decently spacious auditorium, LCD projector etc are the some of the facilities over here. The college office has a computer with internet facilities and also digital Photostat machine.
There are degree classes - Bcom with Co-operation and BA Economics and Higher Secondary Courses – Humanities and Commerce. Beside there is computer courses like MS office for humanities students and Tally for commerce. Other computer courses like DOA, DCA, DFA, PGDCA etc are also available for the students.
The college give a lot of significance for spirituality and discipline, hence the morning assembly of 15 minutes consisting short prayer followed by the pledge, then news reading , Bible reading and national anthem is conducted. Punctuality is given top priority so late coming and truancy is strictly dealt with. The Holy family Educational Policy emphasis that the goal of every institution should be to form and foster moral and Christian virtues. So there is moral science classes and Catechism and liturgical service on all festive occasions and Holy mass, Annual Retreat and Prayer Meetings, monthly Prayer etc. seminars personality development classes, counseling etc are organized for the student. College union elections, excursion, Art and Sports Festival are important events in the college. Besides Onam , Christmas and Navajyothi day are celebrated with grate spirit. Above all academic disciplines is given a lot of significance. Quarterly, Half yearly and model exams are conducted on time. In order to foster kindness and compassion among students, Social service collection is made for helping needy students. Classes are also held for teacher every year at the Navajyothi Province at Olarikkara.