Mar Ivanios College became the first private college affiliated to the University of Kerala to receive the status of CPE (College with Potential for Excellence) from the UGC in the year 2007 with a financial grant of Rs.60 lakhs with the scheme being extended to its next phase during 2014 receiving Rs 125 lakhs. As part of implementing the CPE Scheme, the college has set up various facilities in the campus for the benefit of UG, PG and PhD students and Teachers. The Instrumentation Centre was established in 2007 with the financial support of UGC through the CPE scheme. Initially a Perkin Elemer make FTIR spectrophotometer was installed for Infrared spectroscopy studies for Research students in Physics, Chemistry, and life science. Subsequently more numbers of research instruments were installed in the centre. They include Superconductivity measurement set up, Keithley Current –voltage characteristics set up,30 Amp current source,120Amp current source, Impedance analyzer, sensitive electronic balance, furnaces and many more. A new version of table top FTIR spectrometer was also installed in 2014. The instrumentation facilities are utilized by UG,PG and PhD students of Mar Ivanios College as well as many other faculty members and students of nearby colleges and research institutions. A logbook is kept for recording the user’s details.