The department started its functioning with the beginning of the college in 1914. Later the department was transferred to Thrissur as part of Vedic studies. In 1982, BA Vedanta started in the college. MA Vedanta was started in 2012. Four teachers out of seven of the department had PhD Degree. Dr. Ajikumar P.V of the department has the Guidance ship under MGU. There are 12 seats each in BA and MA levels.