Corepiscopo K. Mani Rajan was the Vicar of St. Mary’s Syrian Simhasana Church, Arthat, Kunnamkulam, Kerala, India from 1984 – 2022. He has served St. Peter’s Syrian Simhasana Church, Thrissur from 2010 to 2016. He has served M.M.D.M. Patriarchal Centre, (now, St. Mary’s Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church) Ithithanam, Changanacherry from 1994 to 2004. While he was a doctoral student at University of California, Riverside, USA, he served the St. Mary’s Syrian Orthodox Simhasana Church, Los Angeles, USA from 1989 to 1993. He was a faculty member and principal at St. Joseph’s Training College, Mannanam, Kottayam from 1983 to 1988 and from 1994 to 2014. He served the Tutorwaves, Kottayam as Education Manager (2014). He has served IES Training College, Chittilappilly, Thrissur (2015) and St. Joseph’s Training College, Pavaratty (2020-2022) as Principal. He was a (CERC) Research Fellow at the University of California, Riverside, U.S.A. during 1990-93. Before assuming his position at St. Joseph’s Training College, he worked for a short period as a PGT (Chemistry) at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kadavanthara, Kochi (1982).
Corepiscopo Mani Rajan holds a Ph.D. (Education – 1993) from the University of California, U.S.A. He received his B.Sc. degree (1978) from the University of Kerala, his M.Sc. degree (1980) from Jabalpur University, his B.Ed. Degree (1981 – First Rank) and M.Ed. degree (1983) from Calicut University. At present, he is a research guide in Education at the School of Pedagogical Sciences, M.G. University, Kottayam. He has successfully guided four Ph.D. in Education.