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Cherplassery, Cherpalchery
Cherpulassery is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°52′45″N 76°18′53″E / 10.879300°N 76.314750°E / 10.879300; 76.314750Coordinates: 10°52′45″N 76°18′53″E / 10.879300°N 76.314750°E / 10.879300; 76.314750
Country  India
State Kerala
District Palakkad
 • Total 220.35 km2 (85.08 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,730
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 679503
Telephone code 0466
Vehicle registration KL-51
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Palakkad
Lok Sabha constituency Palakkad
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)

Cherpulassery is a town and Municipality in Palakkad district, Kerala, south India.[1] Geographically, it is a junction of roads converging from five towns -- Ottapalam, Pattambi, Valanchery, Mannarkkad, and Perinthalmanna. A couple of kilometres north of the place, at Kacherikunnu, the semi-hilly road also branches off eastwards to the district headquarters town of Palakkad. Cherpulassery has a well known government school, the foundation for which was laid by Mahatma Gandhi.

Prominent among today's artistes hailing from Cherpulassery are Kathakali artiste Sadanam Krishnankutty and Cherpulassery Sivan, a drummer having specialised in maddalam.


As of 2001 India census, Cherpulassery had a population of 30730 with 14617 males and 16113 females.[2]

Nearest places[edit]

Pooram in Mangode


  • K.E.M.C.S (Kuttikode English Medium Central School), Kuttikode
  • C.E.M.C.S (Cherpalcheri English Medium Central School)

The Cherpalcheri English Medium Central School was founded by Dr.P.S.Krishnadas, in the year 1978. To ensure the effective management of the institution the “Cherpalcheri Education Trust” was formed and registered in the year 1984. After the Trust had taken up the administration, it procured approval of Middle class syllabus from the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, in 1988. Later the school obtained affiliation for secondary classes in 1991 and for Senior Secondary classes in 1993. Their first batch of students appeared for the class X examinations, conducted by the CBSE, in 1993 and for class XII, in 1995.[3]

  • Government Vocational Higher Secondary School
  • Government Upper Primary School
  • Government LP School, Kacherikunnu
  • South ALP School, Ems road, Cherpalchery
  • A.M.L.P School kulappa, mavundirikkadavu
  • National L P School, Kulappada
  • Alpha English Medium School,karumanamkurussi
  • Ezhussan college ALPS, mid town Cherpalchery
  • Salafi School, Kacherikunnu


  • Cherpulassery College of Science & Technology for women's[4]
  • Ideal Campus of Education[5]
  • Malabar Polytechnic College[6]
  • Kerala Medical College[7]
  • Cordova College Cherpulassery
  • MES College,Cherpulassery[8]
  • Stall watts college.


  1. ^ "Reports of National Panchayat Directory". Ministry of Panchayati Raj. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2008-12-10. 
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Cherpulassery College of Science and Technology". Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  5. ^ "::::::::::Ideal Campus of Educations, TTI, ITC, Arts & Science College, B.Ed College, IGNOU, IT Misson Cherpulassery, Palakkad::::::::::::::". Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  6. ^ "Malabar Polytechnic Campus". Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  7. ^ "Kerala Medical college & Hospital". Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  8. ^ "MES College Cherpulassery". Retrieved 2013-12-30.