The Chinmaya Mission as envisioned by our Poojya Gurudev His Holiness Swami Chinmayanandaji Maharaj was set up in 1951 and has 350 centres in India and abroad. It is the nucleus of a global movement of spiritual renaissance and cultural rejuvenation, enfolding under its wings a wide range of spiritual, social, academic, charitable and welfare institutions. The academic institutions under the Chinmaya Mission includes Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, 75 Chinmaya Vidyalayas under CBSE (spread over various states in India), Chinmaya Mission College, Thrissur, Chinmaya Institute of Management & Technology, Thrissur, Chinmaya Institute of Technology, Kannur, Chinmaya International Residential School, Coimbatore, Chinmaya International Foundation, Veliyanad, Cochin and 6 Arts and Science Colleges. Chinmaya Mission World Wide will be celebrating Poojya Gurudev's Birth Centenary Celebration in 2015-16.

Chinmaya Mission College had a very humble beginning on 12th August 1975 with His Holiness Swami Dayananda Saraswathi inaugurating the same at Sakthan Thampuran Palace, in Thrissur town. There, our institution grew to such heights, not only in quality but also even in quantity than a regular affiliated college under the University of Calicut. It got shifted to our permanent building at Chinmaya Gardens, Kolazhy Panchayath in 1993 when H.H. Swami Mridananda of Sri Ramakrishna Mission rendered the inauguration. In 1997, our college was the first among the reputed institutions in Thrissur to impart computer education as value added course. From the year 2018, College is the Authorised Training Centre of Kerala State Rutronix to offer PSC/GOVT. Approved courses.

The college celebrated its silver jubilee in the year 1999-2000 and the present strength is 2700 in regular stream and 100 in distance mode. College is the examination centre of Bharathiar University from the year 2000, Annamalai University from the year 1990, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) from 2017, Kerala State Rutronix from 2020.

Chinmaya Mission College and Chinmaya Institute of Management & Technology are institutions concerned with quality education in the areas of emerging technology and management sciences. It is conceived as a centre of excellence in higher education with a perfect blend of theory and practice. Started in the modest way with a wider vision, we have made rapid strides in the field of computer education and management by harnessing the youth potential to the maximum. This we have been able to achieve with a judicious blend of modern technology and ancient wisdom. While not compromising with the academic demands, we have been giving equal importance to personality development and extracurricular activities. Visits to factories and companies, study tours, seminars, discourses, group discussion, student centered social service schemes, youth empowerment camps, celebration of cultural festivals, carnivals, sports meet etc.. are some of the special features of our educational system.

The college constantly endeavors to maintain the excellence in higher education through innovative student-friendly strategies thereby providing opportunities to learn theoretically and practically. We provide maximum possible opportunities for the students to develop individually in their respective fields of study. Besides giving classes on the prescribed syllabus of the University, we conducts industry visits, study tours, seminars, discourses, group discussions, student centered social service, youth empowerment camps, sports meet and celebration of cultural festivals. With the support of well qualified and experienced faculties, the institution excels in making the students achieve perfection by guiding them to think and act in proper perspective.