Mar Thoma College for the Hearing Impaired, Cherkala, Kasaragod, is an institute in self financing sector and offered the course of B.Com with Computer Application for the Hearing Impaired, It is the first college under Kannur University to offer Degree course for Hearing Impaired. The college is located at Cherkala, 10kms away from Kasaragod Railway Station.
In the year 1981, in order to educate Hearing Impaired students, Mar Thoma School for the Deaf was established. In the year 2004 the School started its Higher Secondary Section. Later on in the year 2005, Govt of Kerala gave aided status to the School. Now a college for providing higher education to the hearing impaired students has been established as a result of the long expectations of the students and parents