Government College Kattappana is an arts and science college functioning under the Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala. The college is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. The college is recognized under the 2(f) and 12(B) schedules of the UGC act. It offers five undergraduate and four postgraduate programmes through which about seven hundred students fulfil their higher education aspirations. The college was accredited with an 'A' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in September 2016.