An enthusiastic entrepreneur, Sri. M. C. Varghese diversified into the educational realm in 1985. He acquired a 30+ acre lush green campus at Mangalam Hills, Vettimukal, Ettumanoor and launched a prestigious English Medium Residential School there under the banner of Mangalam Educational Society. In 1995, he founded Mangalam College of Education (B.Ed/M.Ed) in the same campus. With the founding of Mangalam College of Engineering (B.Tech/M.Tech) and Mangalam Institute of Management (MBA) in 2002, Mangalam Group became a by–word for “quality education near at hand”. The CBSE School, M. C. Varghese College of Arts & Science and Mangalam School of Architecture and Planning (MASAP) begun in subsequent years became permanent memorials for Sri. M. C. Varghese who passed away on 9th January 2006. After his demise, his family has taken over the baton. Currently his youngest son Sri. Biju Varghese is propelling the institutions ahead as Secretary of the Mangalam Educational Society and Chairman of the Mangalam Group of Educational Institutions. The Management Councils of different Mangalam Institutions consist of eminent educationists and experts in Management.