Find the complete list of education ministers of Kerala since 1957. Joseph Mundassery, the first Kerala Education Minister (vidyabhyasa manthri) , played a pivotal role in restructuring the education system in the state.
The controversial educational bill he proposed aimed at standardizing educational syllabus and pay structure in private colleges and schools.
The current education ministers of Kerala are R Bindu (Higher Education) and V Sivankutty (General Education).
The Complete List Of Education Ministers Of Kerala In Order
Below given is the full list of education ministers in Kerala since 1957.
|Joseph Mundassery||5 April 1957 to 31 July 1959||E. M. S. Namboodiripad|
|P. P. Ummer Koya||22 February 1960 to 26 September 1962||Pattom A. Thanu Pillai|
|R. Sankar||26 September 1962 to 10 September 1964||R. Sankar|
|C. H. Mohammed Koya||06 March 1967 to 01 November 1969||E. M. S. Namboodiripad|
|C. H. Mohammed Koya||01 November 1969 to 01 August 1970||C. Achutha Menon|
|C. H. Mohammed Koya||04 October 1970 to 01 March 1973||C. Achutha Menon|
|Chakkeeri Ahmed Kutty||01 March 1973 – 25 March 1977||C. Achutha Menon|
|C.H. Mohammed Koya||25 March 1977 to 25-0April 1977)||K. Karunakaran|
|C.H. Mohammed Koya||27 April 1977 to 20 December 1977)||A K Anotny|
|U. A. Beeran||27 January 1978 to 3 November 1978||A.K. Antony|
|C. H. Mohammed Koya||29 October 1978 to 07 October 1979||P. K. Vasudevan Nair|
|C. H. Mohammed Koya||12 October 1979 to 01 December 1979||C. H. Mohammed Koya|
|Baby John||25 January 1980 to 20 October 1981||E. K. Nayanar|
|P. J. Joseph||28 December 1981 to 17 March 1982||K. Karunakaran|
|T. M. Jacob||24 May 1982 to 25 March 1987||K. Karunakaran|
|K. Chandrasekharan||26 March 1987 to 17 June 1991||E. K. Nayanar|
|E. T. Mohammed Basheer||24 June 1991 to 16 March 1995||K. Karunakaran|
|E. T. Mohammed Basheer||22 March 1995 to 09 May 1996||A. K. Antony|
|P. J. Joseph||20 May 1996 to 13 May 2001||E. K. Nayanar|
|Nalakathu Sooppy||17 May 2001 to 29 August 2004||A. K. Antony|
|E. T. Mohammed Basheer||31 August 2004 to 12 May 2006||Oommen Chandy|
|M. A. Baby||18 May 2006 to 14 May 2011||V. S. Achuthanandan|
|P. K. Abdu Rabb||18 May 2011 to 20 May 2016||Oommen Chandy|
|K. T. Jaleel (Higher Education)|
C. Raveendranath (General Education)
|2016 – 3 May 2021||Pinarayi Vijayan|
|R Bindu (Higher Education)|
V Sivankutty ( General Education)
|20 May 20201 – Present||Pinarayi Vijayan|
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Kerala Education Ministers – Interesting Facts
- The 1st Education Minister of Kerala: Joseph Mundassery
- CMs who held the education portfolio: R Shankar and C. H. Mohammad Koya
- The current Kerala Education Ministers: R Bindu (Higher Education) and V Sivankutty (General Education).
- Who handled the education portfolio for the highest amount of time: C. H. Mohammad Koya
Education Ministers Of Kerala – FAQs
Find answers to all your questions about vidyabhyasa manthri of Kerala since 1957, starting from the first education minister of Kerala, Joseph Mundassery.
Who is the first Education Minister of Kerala?
Joseph Mundassery is the 1dt education minister of Kerala. He was member of the EMS ministry.
Who are the current Education Ministers of Kerala?
There are two ministers who handle education portfolio in the current Pinarayi ministry. R Bindu handles the portfolio of Higher Education while V Sivankutty handles General.
What is the office phone number of Education Minister of Kerala?
Below listed are the contact numbers of education ministers of Kerala:
V Sivankutty (General Education Minister): Office: 0471-2327574, 0471-2332868
Who is the second education minister of Kerala?
P. P. Ummer Koya is the second Education Minister of Kerala. He was part of the Pattom A. Thanu Pillai Government. He held the portfolio from 22 February 1960 to 26 September 1962.