MACFAST (Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies Tiruvalla), Kerala, India, a post graduate and research foundation, was set up in 2001, with the point of advancing proficient and quality training to understudies with the particular goal of offering bleeding edge courses in Business Management and Information Technology. With the initiation of MCA in 2001 and M.Sc Bioinformatics and MBA in 2002, MACFAST has possessed the capacity to give training in the essential regions of logical and mechanical improvement. In the consequent years, specific courses in Biosciences was presented. As imagined by its originators, the school has become consistently throughout the years with eight postgraduate courses in Management, Computer science and Biosciences and situated its way of life as a multidisciplinary organization in the advanced education fragment of the state. MACFAST has achieved another stature of progress with the foundation of the MACFAST Center for Research and Development (MCRD), a Research Center affirmed by the M.G. College in mid 2008. The MCRD offers Ph.D. programs in Biosciences and is ready to upgrade understudy innovativeness and create brilliant research.
Alongside the expansion of courses, MACFAST got changed from a solitary working to a multistoried building and furthermore with the development of a different grounds for Biosciences. The foundation also has been adjusted with the erection of world class hall, library covering a whole floor, computerized library, cutting edge labs and research offices, remote network, nourishment court and separate lodging for ladies and a 6 storied inn for men.
An examination diary titled Journal of Science, Technology and Management (JSTM), was started in 2008. JSTM is devoted to unite look into in these three fields from around the globe.
A Community Radio MACFAST 90.4 was propelled in November 2009.It goes about as an organizing place for joining learning from all wellsprings of data, therefore encouraging positive change in the general public through network improvement, reproduction and national mix.
Synergizing the capacities in the assorted fields like Computer Science and Management, MACFAST set up MACFAST INDUSTRY INTERFACE (MII) at Technopark in Trivandrum in 2010. The interface program has offered ascend to a strong, high caliber, associated and long haul connection between the business and institute prompting a success win circumstance for both.