The Department of Malayalam was established in 1964, along with the establishment of the college, by merging the faculty of Malayalam, Hindi and Arabic as Department of Oriental Languages. Prof. Sreedharan Pillai was the first Malayalam lecturer of the college. He was followed by Prof. M. G. Ramadas, Prof. E. Basheer, Dr. K. Abdul Aziz and Dr. K. P. George. Now the Department is headed by Mrs. Jisha. G. R. Currently the Department offers Part II, Additional Language courses for the students of all First Degree Programmes.