SUM College of Teacher Education is situated in a peaceful and picturesque area near Mamba mosque Muzhappala, Chakkarakkal. It is nearly 17km away from Kannur Railway Station and Bus stand and 10km away from the ongoing Kannur airport. The college now functioning in a newly constructed building and comes under the jurisdiction of Ancharakkandy Grama Panchayath. The college started functioning during the academic Year 2006 – 2007. SUM College of teacher education is a Self Financing Institution where 50% seats are filled under merit quota and the remaining 50% under management quota. SUM College of Teacher Education is an institution managed by Jamia Shamsul – Ulama Al Islamiya, Mattannur. It is a minority co-educational institution owned and run by by Jamia Shamsul Ulama Memmorial Al Islamiya, Mattannur..