The idea of Christu Jyothi Academy, at Kannauj, in the city of fragrance, was envisioned and conceived by Rev. Fr. Thomas Ezhikad while he was the principal of St. Anthony’s Sr. Sec. School, Fatehgarh. And to materialies this intellectual frame work of making a school at Kannauj, he took the initiative and with the whole hearted support of the then President of Christuraj Education Society, very Rev. Fr. Kuruvilla Kokkatt and with the blessing of very Rev. Fr. Jose Poovathinkal, the inspirational force of Christuraj Education Society, purchased the land at Sarai Shah Mohd, Kannauj in the year 2002. After that it was in a complete oblivion for almost 8 years. On 8th March 2010, when the Archbishop of Changanacherry, his Grace Mar Joseph Perumthottam, made the pastoral visit, the foundation stone for Christujyothi was laid.