About the Trust

Welcome to the website of Mount Zion Silver Jubilee Matriculation Higher Secondary School! It is a delight to have you visit us. This website will give you helpful information, answer your questions, and provide you with an overview of who we are and what we are about. We are a family of committed teachers in Jesus Christ, seeking to serve the student community around us. We would be delighted to have you visit us in person! May God bless you this day and every day.



In 1988, Mount Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School was founded by the Chairman Mr. Jayabarathan Chelliah and Mrs. Florence Jayabarathan in the town of Pudukkottai. Under their able leadership, it has grown to be the largest school in Pudukkottai District. In 2001, Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology was started at Lena Vilakku. It is now the best engineering college in the region and is well known for its results and placements. In 2009, Mount Zion College of Nursing was started following which the Mount Zion International School was started. To commemorate 25 years of quality service in the field of education, it was decided that Mount Zion Silver Jubilee Matriculation Higher Secondary School be started at Thenkarai, Thirupattur to serve the needs of the public in the vicinity.

Genesis of the School

Mount Zion Silver Jubilee Matriculation Higher Secondary School has been functioning from June 2015. It is recognized as a very different school in terms of quality of education, discipline, emphasis on moral education, etc. The various curricular and co-curricular activities that have been planned to aid in the harmonious development of the Physical, Mental and Spiritual faculties of the pupils will set Mount Zion apart from other schools.

Our Trustees

Mr. Jayabarathan Chelliah, M.A. (U.S.A), B.Ed.

Mr. Jayabarathan Chelliah, is the Managing Trustee of the Mount Zion Christian Educational and Research Trust. He is also the founder of all the Mount Zion Educational Schools and has been functioning as the chairman cum managing trustee of the Trust since 1988.
He holds a bachelor‘s degree in Science from Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, a bachelor‘s degree in Education from Calicut University, Kerala. He graduated in June, 1978 with a master‘s degree in Educational Administration from the prestigious Loma Linda University, California, U.S.A.
He is also the founder and Chairman of Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology at Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu and Mount Zion College of Nursing, Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu.
He along with his team of trustees, who are dedicated, qualified educationists, has been governing these institutions with foresight and meticulous planning. He has over 40 years of experience in managing various educational institutions. The relentless perseverance of the trustees for academic excellence ensures that students get the best of all aspects of education and this school in Tirupattur will now fulfil their dreams.

Mrs. Florence Jayabarathan, M.A., B.Ed.

Trustee, Mrs. Florence Jayabarathan is the co-founder of the Mount Zion Institutions in Pudukkottai and Sivagangai districts along with the Chairman Mr. Jayabarathan Chelliah. She is also the Headmistress of the Mount Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Pudukkottai and Vice-Chairperson of the trust since 1988. Under her able leadership, the very first batch of +2, which sat for the public exam in 1994, bagged the I place in the District. Her vision for the students of Tirupattur has sparked this new project.


Prof. Jayson Keerthy Jayabarathan, B.E., M.Tech.

Prof. Jayson Keerthy Jayabarathan, who holds a bachelor‘s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Mookambigai College of Engineering and a master‘s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from SASTRA University, Thanjavur along with his team of dedicated, qualified faculty, has been governing Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology. He has over 14 years of experience in managing the institution. Providing the best of technical information and latest technology to students is his foremost aim. He is now providing the best educational facilities with all the latest technology for the school students at Mount Zion Silver Jubilee Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Thirupattur.