Kristu Jyoti College of Management & Technology, Chethipuzha, affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University and approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi (AICTE) that offers post graduate programme in Computer Application was started in the year 2002. Two more new courses, M. Sc Bioinformatics and B. Com with Computer Application were started in the year 2004. Permission was accorded by MG University and Govt. of Kerala to offer BBA and BCA courses from 2010,B Com (Finance and Taxation) and M Com (Finance) from 2011 and B.Sc(Psychology) from 2014 onwards.
The first batch of MCA was started in the year 2002. The foundation stone of this building was laid by His Grace Geevarghese Mar. Themothios, Bishop of Thiruvalla Diocese. Inaguration of the academics of the college was done by Mar Joseph Powathil on December 3, 2002.
The first manager of the College, Rev. Fr. Antony Kakkanatt CMI (1999-2002), was succeeded by Rev. Fr. James Thayil CMI (2002-2005, 2007-10), Rev. Fr. Thomas Choolaparambil CMI (2005-07), Rev.Fr.Antony Elamthottam CMI(2011-2014) and the present Manager Rev. Fr.Paul Thamarassery CMI.
Rev. Fr. Cyriac Madathil CMI (2002-2005) was the founder Principal of the College, followed by Rev.Fr.Paul Thamaracherry CMI (2005-07), Rev. Fr. Jose Kaduthanam CMI (2007-09) and our present Principal Rev. Fr.Joshy Cheeramkuzhy CMI.