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Annual Quality Assurance


Report of the IQAC: 2009-`10


CMS College
Kottayam, Kerala - 686001
Phone: 0481-2566002
Fax: 0481- 2565002
Email: kottayamcmscollegegmail.com
IQAC Email iqaccmsgmail.com
Website: cmscollege.ac.in



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Table of Contents
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APPENDIX I. Members of Faculty serving on various Bodies of
Mahatma Gandhi University ................................................................ UC
AFFEMLlX ll. Expenditure Accounts for the Academic Year 2009-
10 ...................................................................................................... UO

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%he introduction oI the Choice Based Credit Semester System (CBCSS) by the
Mahatma Gandhi University propelled its aIIiliated colleges towards orienting
students, Iaculty and ministerial staII in the direction oI internalizing the system.
%hereIore, the main aim oI the IQAC Ior the academic year was to adopt new
teaching - learning and evaluation practices that would Iacilitate a gradual switch over
Irom the annual to the CBCSS. Accordingly, it was planned-
1. %o encourage teachers to participate in orientation workshops organized by the
University
2. %o conduct an orientation programme Ior all the teachers under the leadership
oI ProI. A.S. Varghese, Head, Department oI Physics, CMS College, who was
a key proponent oI the CBCSS at the University level
. %o persuade the ministerial staII to attend orientation sessions arranged by the
M.G. University and Government Departments.

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%he vision oI the institution is embodied in its motto '%hy Word is %ruth. %he main
objective oI the institution is to impart liberal education without any discrimination.
%he activities oI the academic year that reIlect the institutional goals are as Iollows:
1. Faculty members took up key positions at the University level, during the
course oI redesigning the undergraduate curriculum and its periodic review
based on real time needs.
2. Students were oriented and guided well in the direction oI career
opportunities.
In view oI their holistic development, students were exposed to counseling and
value based education through tutorials, personality development sessions and
the services oI in-house counselor. %he chapel within the campus is open Ior
devotions and silent meditation.
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During the year under review no new academic programmes were initiated
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Curriculum is provided and updated by parent University (Mahatma Gandhi
University, Kottayam, Kerala.) Faculty members use InIormation and Communication
%echnology integrated teaching methods as well as modern audio-visual methods Ior
curricular transactions.
2009 `10 is the implementation year oI the Choice based Course Credit Semester
System (CBCSS), as per directive oI the University. Mahatma Gandhi University


made use oI the services and expertise oI many teachers oI CMS College holding key
positions in various University Boards. (The details are given in Appendix I)
Specific Involvement in the Restructuring Process
%he restructuring process oI a major number oI Undergraduate programs in the Arts,
Science and Commerce streams oI the Mahatma Gandhi University was with the
active participation oI the teachers Irom this college. %he involvement oI the
institution and teachers can be seen at Iour levels:
Piloting
In 1998, the Department oI Malayalam designed and launched, with the approval oI
the University, the Model II Malayalam Language and Literature course Ior
Undergraduates. With its Ieatures oI being module based, semester structured and I%
oriented, it served as the sole model within the University Ior initiating the
restructured programmes.
Resource Personnel
Prof A S Varghese (Dept. oI Physics) was a person with key involvement in the
restructuring process. His contributions include levels such as:
Member oI the Senate oI M.G. University Irom -2005-- to ----2010
Moderator in the State level Workshop on Restructuring Undergraduate Programme,
University oI Kannur.
Resource Person, Choice Based Course Credit Semester System, State Higher
Education Council, Govt. oI Kerala
Resource Person, Choice Based Course- Credit Semester System Ior Universities in
Kerala
Resource Person Ior Iive day workshops oI all Board oI Studies on Restructuring
Curriculum oI Degree Courses, Mahatma Gandhi University
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r K V George (Dept. oI Botany) was in-charge oI designing the curriculum and
syllabus Ior the Botany-Biotechnology Double Main program.
r Abraham Samuel K (Dept. oI Zoology) undertook the responsibility oI
preparing the syllabi Ior three papers in the restructured programme: General
Methodology and Perspectives; Biodiversity in modern Systematics; and
Environmental Biology, %oxicology and Disaster Management.
r Miriam Mani (Dept. oI Family and Community Science) was member oI Core
Committee Ior restructuring the syllabus oI Family and Community Science at the B
Sc CBCSS level, and designed syllabi Ior two papers Dynamics oI Extension; and
Mass Communication and Journalism.
r Asha Mathew and Prof Amrutha Rinu Abraham jointly prepared the syllabi
oI the papers Sociology oI Crime & Sociology oI %ourism.
Prof I Mary prepared the syllabi Ior the paper Social Anthropology Ior CBCSS B.A
Sociology.
r Tomy Mathew (Dept. oI Commerce) designed the syllabi Ior InIormation
%echnology Ior Business and E- Commerce Ior B.Com
r Roy Sam aniel (Dept. oI Commerce) gave shape to the syllabi Ior Business
Ethics Ior BBA.
Participation in Programmes
Faculty members participated in several workshops organised by the mahatma Gandhi
University in connection with restructuring oI the undergraduate courses under the
CBCSS during the period under review. %he details oI participation in the Iaculty
members in these workshops are given below



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Lvent Date art|c|pants D|sc|p||ne
llve uay Workshop
8esLrucLurlng uC
Currlculum

14 13 20 22
May 2009
ur Sobhana kurlen Lngllsh
rof 8ebecca MaLhew
ur 8emadevl C Plndl
rof Slndhu 1homas MaLhemaLlcs
rof MaLhew C
MaLhew
LlecLronlcs
rof A S varghese hyslcs
ur !ayakumarl lsac CompuLer
Sclence and
AppllcaLlons
rof Susan Abraham ChemlsLry
ur k v Ceorge 8oLany
ur Mlnl Chacko
rof Annle 1 !ohn
ur Abraham Samuel k Zoology
rof l Mary Soclology
ur Asha MaLhew
rof AmruLha 8lnu
Abraham
Workshop on 8esLrucLurlng
undergraduaLe LducaLlon
and Learnlng (by Plgher
LducaLlon Councll
1hlruvananLhapuram)
10 !une 2009 ur Mlrlam Manl lamlly
CommunlLy
Sclence

uC Currlculum
8esLrucLurlng Workshop
(MC unlverslLy)
18 !une 2009 ur Mlrlam Manl lamlly
CommunlLy
Sclence
uC Currlculum
8esLrucLurlng Workshop
(MC unlverslLy)
7 8 !uly 2009 ur Anoo[a 1homas lamlly
CommunlLy
Sclence
Attendance in Workshop
A workshop on 'Restructuring oI Undergraduate Courses into Semester and Credit
System was conducted on 10 June 2009 Ior all teachers oI the college. ProI. A S
Varghese, Dept. oI Physics, led the sessions.
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%he Departments oI Zoology, Botany and Chemistry initiated a CertiIicate course in
Apiculture, aiming at developing the same as an Add-On programme Ior
undergraduate students.
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U. EXAVlrA:lcr RLlcRVe lVlLLVLr:LL
Mahatma Gandhi University conducts semester-end and year-end examinations;
examination reIorms are also made by the University Irom time to time. In the
college, model examinations were conducted in the same pattern as that oI university
examinations in order to Iamiliarize the students with the exam pattern.
Grading system was successIully implemented Ior First year Undergraduate
programs. %ests Ior internal evaluation are conducted in a totally decentralized
method. Question setting, printing, invigilation and evaluation are all carried out by
the Departments concerned.
%he Department oI Botany implemented a system oI Quick Review and Surprise
%ests as part oI internal assessment. %his was proven successIul in improving the
level oI student alertness in classroom learning, as a technique oI Iormative
evaluation.
C. CArLlLA:Le cLALlllLL. MET.GLET.CATE L:c.
Every post-graduate Department conducts coaching Ior NE% / GA%E. OI special
mention is the Physics Gurukulam, under the initiative oI Dr. Rajan K John. %his is a
residential endeavor by the Department oI Physics, where students are oIIered in-
house training Iree oI cost, aiming at NE%, SLE%, GA%E and JES% exams. %he
Iollowing table highlights the results achieved during the year under consideration.
ame of Student epartment Exams Qualified/ Current Status
Rajitha K.V Physics GA%E- doing Ph.D at II%, Guwahati
Sindhu R Physics GA%E- doing Ph.D at II%, Mandi
Anna Varghese Physics GA%E- doing Ph.D at II%, Mandi
Dhanya N Murali Physics GA%E- doing Ph.D at II%, Madras
Sony Varghese Physics GA%E- doing Ph.D at II%, Madras
Sona John Physics GA%E- doing Ph.D at JNCASR,


Bangalore
Ambarish Kumar Physics GA%E- doing M.%ech at II%, Delhi
Jagadeesh K.S Physics GA%E
Anupalal Physics GA%E
Rahul M Ongungal Chemistry JRF, NE%- Research Fellow at %he
National Institute Ior
Interdisciplinary Science and %echnology
Renjith B Chemistry GA%E - Research Fellow at II% Guwahati
Mithra Das Zoology NE%
Sreejith %hankappan Sociology NE%, JRF
Aparna V Commerce JRF- NE% pursuing Ph D at M G
University
Jeswin Jose Commerce NE% employed in a nationalized bank

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aculty evelopment Program by the College
In connection with the implementation oI the CBCSS system, a one day workshop
was conducted Ior the entire Iaculty oI the college, to Iamiliarize them with the
aspects oI the new system.
%he College encourages Iaculty members to attend seminars and conIerences and they
are given duty leave Ior attending FDPs as per the Government and University
regulations.
%he Dept. oI English assisted the Board oI Studies in English to organize an
Orientation Programme Ior English %eachers in association with the Cambridge
University Publishers Ior two days (rd and 4th August 2009).

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Participation, Paper Presentation and Resource Involvement
-ame of the
1eacher
Department Deta||s of Invo|vement
Dr.
Elizabeth
Samson
English Paper Presentation Regression in Counselling
%hree Day %raining Programme in Practical
Hypnotherapy: 1 November 2009, organized by
Humanist Centre, Kozhikode.
Dr. Sobhana
Kurien
English Associate %rainer in UGC sponsored SAM
Workshop on Capacity Building oI Women
Managers in Higher Education: University oI
Calicut May 2009
Paper Presentation %he Ecospiritual Sermons oI
Alice Walker IV International ConIerence oI
OSLE on 'Ecology: %exts and Contexts National
College, %iruchirappally 25, 26 September 2009
ProI. Cinny
Rachel
Mathew
English Guest Faculty Ior Linguistics and Communication
Skills Centre Ior English Language and
Communication Studies, Mahatma Gandhi
University
Dr. Babu
Cherian
Malayalam Paper Presentation 'Bible %ranslation: King
James Version and Bailey Bible A Study:
National Seminar by Central University, Kannur.
Dr.
Jayakumari
Isac
Physics Resource Person Ior National Seminar on CSG at
Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College oI Arts &
Science Ior Women, Perambalur, %amilnadu - 28
th

February 2009.
Dr. Jacob
George
Chemistry Paper presentation at the Seminar on Computation
Chemistry, organised by Baselious College, January
2010
Dr. Miriam
Mani
Family and
Community
Science
Subject Expert in StaII Selection Committee at St.
%eresa`s College, Ernakulam
Member in the panel oI jury Ior selecting
pachakarani` (the best lady cook) in the contest by
Vanitha Iortnightly.
Dr. Anooja
%homas
Family and
Community
Science
Forty Second National ConIerence oI Indian
Dietetic Association, held at Chatrapati Shahuji
Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow; 12- 1
December 2009:
O Paper Presentation- Food SaIety Knowledge oI
Housewives (25 65 years) oI Poonjar
Panchayat and the Impact oI Nutrition Education
O Chairperson oI Sagarmal Goenka Award Section
O Chairperson oI Practicing Dietitian Award
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Section
Paper Presentation at the International ConIerence oI
Nutrition- Bagkok, %hailand. 4-9 October 2009:
EIIectiveness OI Daily Iron Supplementation And
Energy Rich Pregame Bar On Selected Adolescent
Sports Students
Paper Presentations at the 41
st
National ConIerence oI the
National Institute oI Nutrition, Hyderabad. 20- 21 November
2009:
4 Nutritional ProIile and EIIect oI Folic Acid
Supplementation on Pregnant Women
4 Levels oI Glycemic Control in %ype I Diabetes
Patients- Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian
4 EIIect oI Cinnamon Supplimentation on Blood
Glucose and Lipid Levels in Gestational Diabetes
Mellitus

Speaker at World Nutrition Day, at District
Hospital, Kottayam. 9 September 2009
ProI. I Mary Sociology Resource Person in Orientation Programme Ior
Higher Secondary %eachers: 21 Nov 2009.
Resource Person in the Armed Reserve Police
%raining Camp; 22 January 2010
Dr. Asha
Mathew
Sociology Subject Expert oI Doctoral Committee Ior selection
oI research scholars.
Paper Presentation on Stigmatizing Attitude
towards People with Behavioral Disorders- All
Kerala Sociological ConIerence, Loyola College oI
Social Sciences, %hiruvananthapuram: 20 22
November 2009
Question Paper setter B A Sociology
Examination, University oI Calicut
ProI.
Amrutha
Rinu
Abraham
Sociology Paper Presentation on Social Exclusion and Role oI
Educational System- All Kerala Sociological
ConIerence, Loyola College oI Social Sciences,
%hiruvananthapuram: 20 22 November 2009
Dr. %omy
Mathew
Commerce Resource Person at Mahatma Gandhi University Ior
UGC examination
Resource person Ior sessions on New Dimensions
in banking Government College, Kattapana
Resource person Higher Secondary %eachers
%raining Programme, %iruvalla





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rientation/ Refresher Courses attended by Teachers of the College
-ame of the
1eacher
Department Course Deta||s
ur ! Chacko Plndl uCC sponsored 8efresher Course ln Plndl
Academlc SLaff College 1hlruvananLhapuram
ur Mlnl
Chacko
8oLany uCC sponsored 8efresher Course ln Marlne
8lology 8loLechnology and 8lochemlsLry
Cochln unlverslLy of Sclence and 1echnology ur Parl n
ur Anoo[a
1homas
lamlly and
CommunlLy Sclence
uCC Sponsored 8efresher Course ln Llfe Sclences
unlverslLy of Madras
Attendance in Seminars/ Workshops
ame of the
Teacher
epartment Event etails
ProI. Susan
Varghese


English UGC sponsored SAM Workshop on Capacity
Building oI Women Managers in Higher
Education organized by Centre Ior Women`s
Studies in C. M. S College: 1 21

Feb 2009.


ProI. Rebecca
Mathew
State Level Orientation Ior College %eachers on
Informatic Skills conducted jointly by the
Institute oI Human Resource Development and
the Kerala State Higher Education Council (1
21 August, 2009).
Workshop on English Language %eaching:
Mahatma Gandhi University. , 4 August 2009
ProI. Cinny
Rachel Mathew
English State Level Orientation Ior College %eachers on
Informatic Skills conducted jointly by the
Institute oI Human Resource Development and
the Kerala State Higher Education Council at the
%echnical Higher Secondary School, Kaloor,
Ernakulam (26 0 October, 2009).
ProI. Sajamma
P. Mathew



History

UGC sponsored SAM Workshop on Capacity
Building oI Women Managers in Higher
Education


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Dr.Merry Eapen

Statistics

'New %rends in Applied Statistical Methodology
with special emphasis on %ime Series Analysis
Seminar and Annual ConIerence Kerala
Statistical Association, conducted by the Post
Graduate and Research Department oI Statistics,
Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha 25 2
February 2010
Dr.
Seethalakshmi
Ammal
Physics UGC sponsored workshop on Capacity Building
oI Women Managers in Higher Education
Dr. Rachel
Mathew


Chemistry
UGC sponsored SAM Workshop on Capacity
Building oI Women Managers in Higher
Education

Dr.Mini Chacko Botany UGC sponsored SAM workshop on Capacity
Building oI Women Managers in Higher
Education
Dr. Miriam
Mani
Family and
Community
Science
National Seminar on Sustainable Agriculture
CMS College, Kottayam, 15, 16 January, 2010
Dr. Anooja
%homas
Family and
Community
Science
41
st
National ConIerence oI the National Institute
oI Nutrition, Hyderabad. 20- 21 November 2009

42
nd
Annual National ConIerence oI the Indian
Dietetic Association. CSM Medical University,
Lucknow, 12 1 December 2009
Pre ConIerence Workshop oI the National
Institute oI Nutrition, Hyderabad. 19 November
2009
Pre ConIerence Workshop oI the Annual National
ConIerence oI the Indian Dietetic Association.
CSM Medical University, Lucknow, 11
December 2009
Dr. Asha
Mathew
Sociology U.G.C Sponsored Workshop on Capacity
Building oI Women Managers in Higher
Education organized by Centre Ior Women`s
Studies in C. M. S College: 1 21

Feb 2009.
ProI. Amrutha
Rinu Abraham
Sociology
One day workshop on Capacity Building and
Enhancement Initiatives on Research Projects - 2
April 2009, Mahatma Gandhi University.
Workshop on Capacity Building in Human
Development in Higher Education, organized by
School oI Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi
University, Kottayam. -11 July 2009.
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Frequency oI seminars and workshops, both subject-speciIic and oI a general nature,
was a Ieature oI the academic year. Resource personnel include teachers oI the college
and experts Irom outside.
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Details oI Seminars/ Workshops Conducted
rganizing
epartment
Programme Topic/ Title Resource Persons ate/
uration
Collaborating/
unding/
Sponsoring
Agency



English
Golden Jubilee celebration
oI the PG Dept.


Inauguration


Dr. Cyriac %homas


29 Oct, 2009




Frances Collins Memorial
Lecture

Diotima`s
Daughter: A
Gynocritical
Reading on
Women`s
Creativity

Dr.M.D.Radhika,
HOD oI English,
Women`s College,
Calicut.
6thNov.2009


Chemistry Seminar Rubber
%echnology
Dr. K % Mani,
Deputy Director,
Rubber Research
Institute oI India
4 November
2009

Orientation Books Ior Young
People
ProI. S Sivadas 28 January
2009

Workshop Chemical
Computation with
Guassian
Dr. % K Manoj,
III%MK,
%hiruvananthapuram

Seminar Sustainable
Agriculture
University
Grants
Commission
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Botany Seminar %echniques oI
Plant Preservation
Ms. Smitha S,
Research Scholar,
Dept. oI Botany,
CMS College,
Kottayam.
2 July 2009 Srishti (Add on
course, Dept.
oI Botany)
Seminar Importance oI
Royal Botanic
Garden, Kew in
%axonomic Work
Dr. V P Prasad,
Indian Liason
OIIicer, Royal
Botanical Garden,
Kew
21 August
2009
Sponsors:
Srishti (Add on
course, Dept.
oI Botany)
Seminar, Paper / Poster
Presentation
Fingerprints 2009
All Kerala
Intercollegiate
Paper Presentation
Competition Ior
PG students
Dr. Laiju Sam,
Department oI
Biotechnology,
Marthoma College,
%hiruvalla
2 September
2009
Sponsors:
V.Publishers,
Kottayam,;
State Bank oI
%ravancore,
Kottayam; G-
%ech
Computers,
Kottayam
Seminar EM %echnology:
Essential microbes
in waste
Management

Dr. Lucas Dingel,
Auroville Ashram,
Pondicherry
12 January
2010
In
collaboration
with Cherian
Ashramam,
Kottayam
Zoology,
Chemistry, Botany
National Seminar Sustainable
Agriculture
Dr. V.S.Vijayan,
Chairman,
Biodiversity Board,
Kerala
15, 16 January
2010
University
Grants
Commission
(Funding)

Zoology Seminar %he rights and
responsibilities oI
Dr. V.S.Vijayan,
Chairman,
15 February
2010
Vechoor
Conservation
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Iarmers Biodiversity Board,
Kerala
%rust
(Collaborating)
Family &
Community
Science
Seminar Purpose oI
Education
Rev. Kuruvilla
George, %reasurer,
Diocese oI Madhya
Kerala
26 June 2009
Seminar Positive %hinking
and EIIective
Methods oI
Studying
ProI. P C Varghese 28 August
2009

Golden Jubilee Seminar Nutritional
%herapy in
gastrointestinal
disorders with
special reIerence
to Indian context
Dr.Jose
Joseph,Head.Dept.
oI Community
Medicine,Medical
College,Kottayam

12 November
2009
Parent %eacher
Association
Nutrition %herapy
in gastrointestinal
disorders with
special emphasis
on probiotics and
pre-biotics

Dr.Leena Saju, Diet
Consultant and
Nutritionist,KIMS
Hospital,%rivandrum
12 November
2009

Sociology Interdepartmental Seminar AIDS Awareness Sister Dolorus,
Iounder member oI
Cancer and AIDS
Shelter Society
14 September
2009

Intercollegiate seminar ReIlexive
Methodology-
Insights into
'Pierre Bourdieu
Dr. Rajan Gurukkal,
Vice Chancellor,
Mahatma Gandhi
University
0 October
2009

16

Interdepartmental Workshop
Ior PG Students oI
Humanities
Research
Methology: %hrust
on Project
Dissertation
Dr.Radhika, member
oI Faculty, School oI
Social Sciences
November
2009

National Service
Scheme
National Seminar Community Health
Programmes
Dr. Jimmy A
Johnson
22 August
2009

Botany Filcy % Baby Memorial
Quiz
All Kerala
Intercollegiate
Botanical Quiz
Dr. Mini Chacko
(Quiz Master)
22 October
2009

Family &
Community
Science
National Recipe Contest Event aimed at
preparing low cost
recipe Ior School
Lunch Programme
Dr. Anooja %homas 22 September
2009
DS% India
(sponsors)
Women`s Studies
Centre
Regional SAM Workshop Capacity Building
oI Women
Managers in Higher
Education
Dr. Jaya Indireesan
Dr. K.G. Uma,


1-21 Feb,
2009
UGC
1

O. FLeLARcl lRcJLc:e
A) Crcclrc
MA1R PR1ECTS - UGC
I-ILS1IGA1Ck DLAk1ML-1 kCILC1 1I1LL
ur !ayakumarl
lsac
hyslcs ueslgnlng ulfferenL MaLerlal ComblnaLlons of Ceramlc
olymer ComposlLes for ulfferenL 1echnologlcal
AppllcaLlons
ur k v Ceorge 8oLany SLudles on 8lverlne llora of amba 8lver 8asln

MIR PR1ECTS - UGC
I-ILS1IGA1Ck DLAk1ML-1 kCILC1 1I1LL
ur 8abu
Cherlan
Malayalam 8eglnnlng of 8ook ubllcaLlon ln Malayalam
ur ! Chacko Plndl Implementation oI OIIicial Language Hindi in
Central Government OIIices and Banks in Kerala- A
Survey and Study
rof k C
MaLhew
ChemlsLry ulsLrlbuLlon of 1race MeLals and nuLrlenLs ln
8lverlne LsLuarlne and Ad[olnlng CoasLal WaLers of
8lver erlyar and Arablan Sea
ur Mlrlam
Manl
lamlly and
CommunlLy Sclence
LacLo lermenLaLlon of vegeLables

L) CcVlLL:LL
MA1R PR1ECTS - UGC
I-ILS1IGA1Ck DLAk1ML-1 kCILC1 1I1LL
urAnoo[a
1homas
lamlly and CommunlLy
Sclence
LffecL of lron on follc acld proflle of pregnanL
women(2039yrs)
18

MIR PR1ECTS - UGC
I-ILS1IGA1Ck DLAk1ML-1 kCILC1 1I1LL
ur kv Ceorge 8oLany LLhnoboLanlcal hyLochemlcal and harmacognosLlc
sLudles on remna serraLlfollaL
ur 1omy
MaLhew
Commerce W1C and lLs lmpacL on SSl SecLor ln kerala

Collaborative Research and Study
Area of Study Status Interdepartmental Collaborating
Agencies
Assessment and
Consumption oI
Processed and Non
processed Foods in India
Ongoing Family and
Community Science
National Institute oI
Nutrition, Hyderabad
Biological crystals Research
Ongoing
Physics, Botany,
Zoology

Polymer composite
materials, ceramic
composite materials,
ceramic polymer
composite materials
Research
Ongoing
Physics School oI Chemical
Science, Mahatma
Gandhi University,
Kottayam
Ceramic Materials Research
Ongoing
Physics RRL, %rivandrum
Cholesterol Data Analysis Social
Analytic
Study
Physics
Medical Labs in the
town
ueparLmenL M Sc
Project
Family and
Community Science,
Biotechnology wing oI
the Dept. oI Botany
Rural anganvadies
within Kottayam
LactoIermentation oI
Vegetables
M Sc
Project
Family and
Community Science,
Biotechnology wing oI
the Dept. oI Botany
%ropical Institute oI
Ecological
Science,Kottayam

19

etails of Research Guides in the Research epartments of the College
Department kesearch Gu|des
Lngllsh
ur !ohn L Abraham ur ! rameela uevl
ur n Copalakrlshnan ur LllzabeLh Samson
Malayalam
ur C Sreekanda kurup ur 8abu Cherlan
hyslcs
ur 8abu !oseph rof M C krlshna lllal
ur !ayakumarl lsac ur M C Chacko
ChemlsLry
ur 8a[agopal ur 8a[umon 1 Mavunkal
ur v kalyanakrlshnan ur Zacharla Commen
ur kuruvllla !oseph ur Molly k A
ur 8 Slngh ur Lall A oLhen
ur S k ChakraborLhy ur MaLhew koshy
ur C v 8ao ur M S LaLha
ur n 8 neelakandan
Zoology
ur 1homas varghese ur k k Sasldharan
ur MaLhew M Commen ur Allce k 1homas
ur 1homas Zacharlah ur A 1homas
urSulLan Ahmed lsmall ur Susan anlcker
ur n 8amanu[an ur v S !osekumar
ur n 8abu ur Abraham Samuel k
8oLany
ur !oseph varghese ur M v naLara[a anlcker
ur L C 8a[u ur k v Ceorge
ur !ohn k uanlel ur S v radeep
ur k Copalakrlshnan
Soclology ur L vl[ayakumarl ur Asha MaLhew
Commerce ur 1omy MaLhew ur 8oy Sam uanlel

20

Status of Research in the Year under Consideration

Department Scho|ars w|th ongo|ng
works
Scho|ars who have comp|eted
research
kesearch Gu|de
Malayalam Parl kumar k n
Sha[l Ceorge
ur 8abu Cherlan
hyslcs Lakshmi Parameshwar ur 8abu !oseph
AS varghese
hlllp MaLhew
AnlLha S nalr
Sukumaran nalr
u !ohn
SaLheesh u
LlnuL !oseph
8osalln Abraham
SeeLhalakshml Ammal
Soosy Kuryan
ur !ayakumarl
lsac
Zoology
8l[u !acob 1homas ur 1homas
varghese
8azla S Lbrahlm
LllzabeLh 8asll
ur Susan
anlcker
8oLany SmlLha S Mlnl Chacko ur !oseph
varghese
Commerce
Mlnlmol xavler
MaLhew 1homas
8emya 8amachandran
8essy 1homas
Chacko vA
ur1omy MaLhew
eLer varghese
!ohnson Ceorge
8a[esh kurlan



ur8oy Sam
uanlel
21

etails of Research Guides involved in Centres outside the College
1. Dr. Jayakumari Isac (Dept. oI Physics) Madurai Kamaraj University, guided the Ph
D research work oI Mini K Dominic. %he thesis was submitted Ior evaluation in
March 2009.
2. Dr. K V George (Dept. oI Botany) School oI Environmental Studies, Mahatma
Gandhi University, Kottayam. Iull time and part time students registered Ior Ph D
under the guideship oI Dr. K V George.
. Dr. Asha Mathew (Dept. oI Sociology) guided dissertations oI M Phil scholars:
Study oI School Drop outs in Pala Municipality by P J Mathew, under Annamalai
University and 'Decentralized Planning in Kerala: the Development Experience oI
Vandankuzhy Panchayat oI Palakkad District under Annamalai University, and
'Problems oI Socio-Economic Adjustment in Old Age A Study among Retired
%eachers with Special ReIerence to Chirakkadavu Panchayat under Madurai
Kamaraj University.
4. Dr. Jayakumari Isac serves as guide Ior M Phil and M Sc projects in various colleges.
Dr. Anooja %homas oI the Dept oI Family & Community Science guides Remya R, Part
%ime Ph D research scholar at SN College, Kollam, and Gayathri, Part %ime M Phil
student.
6 Dr.%omy Mathew, Department oI Commerce, is an approved PhD supervisor oI
Bharathiyar University , Coimbatore



22

'O. FA:Lr:e cLrLRA:LL, ll ArY
Dr. Jayakumari Isac and Dr. Seethalakshmi Ammal oI the Dept. oI Physics have jointly
applied Ior patent Ior the invention, a Medicine Ior cholesterol without side eIIects. %he
invention comprises medicine derived Irom phytoactive compounds, pharmaceutically
acceptable compositions comprising extract and active ingredients eIIective Ior inhibiting
and controlling nucleation and growth oI cholesterol crystals, use oI the said medicine in
treatment oI diseases or disorders caused due to increase in cholesterol crystals
deposition including gall stones, coronary heart diseases, renal dysIunction, disorders.
%he application was Iiled at the patent oIIice in Chennai on 16 July 2008, and publication
regarding this was made on 22 January 2010.
''. MLv ccLLALcRA:lVL RLeLARcl lRccRAVVLe
Dr. Jayakumari Isac (Department oI Physics) undertakes collaborative research projects
in association with Kuwait University, Rubber Board (Kottayam) and the Dept. oI
Physics oI Cochin University oI Science and %echnology. She is also co-guide Ior
research works at the School oI Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University,
Kottayam.
Dr.Anooja %homas (Department oI Family and Community Science) doing research in
collaboration with National Institute oI Nutrition, Hyderabad, on Assessment and
Consumption oI Processed and Non processed Foods in India. %he project is Iunded by
Food SaIety and Standards Authority oI India ( FSSAI).
Dr. Anooja %homas was Research Guide Ior P Nazini, young scientist and post doctoral
Iellow oI Periyar University Ior the -month period oI collaborative research, sponsored
by the Science and %echnology Dept. oI %amil Nadu.

2

'2. FLeLARcl cRAr:e RLcLlVLL lRcV VARlcLe AcLrclLe
kCILC1S IU-DLD 8 1nL UGC
DLAk1ML-1 kCILC1 1I1LL kCILC1
S1A1US
I-ILS1IGA1Ck AMCU-1
(|n ks)
hyslcs ueslgnlng ulfferenL MaLerlal
ComblnaLlons of Ceramlc
olymer ComposlLes for
ulfferenL 1echnologlcal
AppllcaLlons
Ma[or
Cngolng
ur !ayakumarl
lsac
1200000
8oLany SLudles on 8lverlne llora of
amba 8lver 8asln
Ma[or
Cngolng
ur k v Ceorge 260000
Malayalam 8eglnnlng of 8ook
ubllcaLlon ln Malayalam
Mlnor
Cngolng
ur 8abu
Cherlan
63000
Plndl Implementation oI OIIicial
Language Hindi in Central
Government OIIices and
Banks in Kerala- A Survey
and Study
Mlnor
Cngolng
ur ! Chacko 23000
ChemlsLry ulsLrlbuLlon of 1race MeLals
and nuLrlenLs ln 8lverlne
LsLuarlne and Ad[olnlng
CoasLal WaLers of 8lver
erlyar and Arablan Sea
Mlnor
Cngolng
rof k C
MaLhew
83000
lamlly and
CommunlLy
Sclence
LacLo lermenLaLlon of
vegeLables
Mlnor
Cngolng
ur Mlrlam
Manl
69 000
lamlly and
CommunlLy
Sclence
EIIect oI Iron on Iolic acid
proIile oI pregnant
women(20-9yrs)
Ma[or
CompleLed
ur Anoo[a
1homas
896000
8oLany LLhnoboLanlcal
hyLochemlcal and
harmacognosLlc sLudles on
remna serraLlfollaL
Mlnor
CompleLed
ur kv Ceorge 70000
Commerce W1C and lLs lmpacL on SSl
SecLor ln kerala
Mlnor
CompleLed
ur 1omy
MaLhew
70000

24

Projects unded By ther Agencies
Dr. Anooja %homas, (Dept. oI Family and Community Science). Assessment and
Consumption oI Processed and Non processed Foods in India: Project oI Food SaIety and
Standards Authority oI India ( FSSAI), undertaken in collaboration with National Institute oI
Nutrition, Hyderabad. Project amount: Rs. 8,91,000.
'O. LL:AlLe cl RLeLARcl eclcLARe
A etails of Research Leading to Ph , by members of aculty
-ame of the
1eacher
Department kesearch Centre Status
rof Susan
varghese
Lngllsh C uepL of Lngllsh and 8esearch CenLre
8asellus College koLLayam
8eglsLered
rof SeeLhalakshml
Ammal
hyslcs uepL of hyslcs CMS College koLLayam Awarded
rof Susan
varghese
ChemlsLry School of Chemlcal Sclences MahaLma
Candhl unlverslLy
Awarded
rof 1omy !ames ChemlsLry School of Chemlcal Sclences MahaLma
Candhl unlverslLy
8eglsLered
rof 8o[lmon
1homas
8oLany School of LnvlronmenLal SLudles
MahaLma Candhl unlverslLy koLLayam
8eglsLered
rof Mlnl Chacko 8oLany ueparLmenL of 8oLany CMS College
koLLayam
Awarded
rof AmruLha 8lnu
Abraham
Soclology SL 1eresas College Lrnakulam 8eglsLered
rof !ohnson M M Soclology unlverslLy of kerala 1hlruvananLhapuram 8eglsLered

B etails of Research Scholars oing Ph under various epartments in the
College

Department -ame of the
Scho|ar
Deta||s of kesearch kesearch
Gu|de
Status (I1]
1 Cngo|ng]
Comp|eted
dur|ng the
er|od)
hyslcs 8osalln
Abraham
Studies on Ceramic
Polymer Composites
ur
!ayakumarl
lsac
lull 1lme
CompleLed
SeeLhalakshml
Ammal
EIIect oI Phytoactive
compounds on
ur
!ayakumarl
lull 1lme
CompleLed
25

Cholesterol Growth lsac
Soosy Kuryan Growth kinematics and
Characterization oI
Rareearth Mixed Crystals
in Silica gel
ur
!ayakumarl
lsac
lull 1lme
CompleLed
A.S Varghese

urlnary CrysLals ur
!ayakumarl
lsac
lull 1lme
Cngolng
Philip Mathew

ueslgnlng of new Ceramlc
MaLerlals
Anitha S Nair


ueslgnlng a new lurnace
and Analysls of Ceramlc
MaLerlals
Sukumaran
Nair

8lologlcal CrysLals
CholesLerol
D John

8are LarLh Mlsed CrysLals
Satheesh D

Synthesis and
Characterization oI new
Composite Materials
Linut Joseph l8 of 8aman SLudles
Lakshml
arameshwar
SLudles ln lnLegrablllLy of
non Llnear uynamlcal
SysLems
ur 8abu
!oseph
lull 1lme
Cngolng
ChemlsLry Lldho Abraham SLudles on 8lo nano
ComposlLes
ur Laly A
oLhen
lull 1lme
CompleLed
8a[lsha k 8
8oLany Mlnl Chacko Characterisation,
Evaluation and
Micropropagation oI
Patchouli (Pogostemon
patchouli Benth.) an
important aromatic plant
in South India
ur !oseph
varghese
lull 1lme
CompleLed
SmlLha S Pharmacognostic ,
Phytochemical , and
%issue culture studies oI
Tylophora indica
(Burm.I.)Merril
ur !oseph
varghese
lull 1lme
Cngolng
Zoology Razia S
Ebrahim
SLudles on Lhe
ldenLlflcaLlon lsolaLlon
CharacLerlzaLlon and
LffecLlveness of 8ooL
module AcLlno MyceLe
(lrankla) on Lhe growLh of
Casuarlna Specles of
ur Susan
anlcker
CompleLed
26

kerala
Elizabeth Basil 8esldenL 8acLerlal llora of
lresh WaLer llshes and
revalence of 8acLerlal
AcLlvlLy ln lnLegraLed
larmlng
ur Susan
anlcker
CompleLed
Soclology
Sam k uanlel Education and social
development oI scheduled
caste in Kerala
ur L
vl[ayakumary
arL 1lme
neena Mary
hlllp
Youth and Crime in
Kerala:A sociological
analysis
ur L
vl[ayakumary
arL 1lme
Lakshml S
kalmal
Impact oI Media
Advertisement on
consumerism a study
among I% ProIessionals in
Kerala
ur Asha
MaLhew
arL 1lme
Commerce
Mathew
%homas
Impact oI Globalisation
and liberalization oI
cottage industry
Dr. %omy
Mathew
Full time,
completed
Minimol K
Xavier
Commodity derivatives Dr.%omy
Mathew
Part time, on
going
Remya
Ramachandran
EIIect oI corporate
inIormation release and
its context on price and
volume oI shares
Dr. %omy
Mathew
Part time, on
going
Mary Bessy
%homas
Stock Market Derivatives Dr.%omy
Mathew
Part time, on
going
Chacko VJ PerIormance oI %ea
Industy
Dr. %omy
Mathew
Part time, on
going
ProI. Peter
Varghese
Agriculture Produced
Market
Dr.Roy Sam
Daniel
Part time, on
going
ProI. Johnson
George
Financial Management
Practices oI %ribals in
Wayanad
Dr.Roy Sam
Daniel
Part time, on
going
ProI Rajesh
Kurian
Impact oI %ourism on
backwaters oI Kerala
Dr.Roy Sam
Daniel
Part time, on
going

'4. Cl:A:lcr lrLLX cl lAcLL:Y VLVLLRe ArL lVlAc: lAc:cR
A Publications with International Citation
Dr. Varghese C Joshua (Dept. oI Mathematics) has published papers and articles, which has
gained citation internationally. Details are as Iollows:


2

Title Scholars Publication Citation Impact
actor

Analysis oI a
multi-server
retrial queue
with search oI
customers Irom
the orbit
Srinivas R.
Chakravarthy, A.
Krishnamoorthy

,
V C 1oshua
PerIormance Evaluation
Volume 6, Issue 8,
August 2006, Pages 6-
98
11 1.168
Analysis oI the
BMAP/G/1
retrial system
with search oI
customers Irom
the orbit
A. N. Dudin ,
A.
Krishnamoorthy,
V C 1oshua,
G. V. %sarenkov

European Journal oI
Operational Research
Volume 15, Issue 1, 16
August 2004, Pages 169-
19
12 2.158
An M , G ,1
Retrial Queue
with
Nonpersistent
Customers and
Orbital Search

Krishnamoorthy,
A;
Deepak, %. G.
1oshua, V C

Stochastic Analysis and
Applications, Volume
2, Number 5, 2005 , pp.
95-99(2)

Queues with
postponed work
%. G. Deepak,
V C 1oshua, A.
Krishnamoorthy
%OP
Volume 12, Number 2,
5-98, DOI:
10.100/BF025896

An M/G/1 retrial
queue with
orbital search by
the server

JR Artalejo,
VC 1oshua,
A Krishnamoorthy
Advances in Stochastic
Modelling

On an inventory
with positive
service time
having optional
processing time

VC Narayanan,
VC 1oshua
Bulletin oI Kerala
Mathematics
Association, 200
2


28

Publications by Dr. Anooja %homas
Title Publication Impact
actor
EIIectiveness OI Daily Iron
Supplementation And Energy Rich
Pregame Bar On Selected Adolescent
Sports
Students
Annals oI Nutrition and
Metabolism 1SSN 0250-680, p.
491 (2009)

www.karger.com/anm

2.12

C ther Publications
Scholarly publications have been produced by members oI the Iaculty, individually as well as
collaboratively, as detailed below.
epartment of Malayalam
1. Dr. Babu Cherian (Dept. oI Malayalam) authored the book 'Benjamin Bailey,
published by Sahithya Pravarthaka Sahakarana Sangom, Kottayam.
epartment of Zoology
1. Sosamma ommen, ModiIication oI progesterone and testosterone by a Iood-borne
thermophile Geobacillus kaustophilus.by SaIa Al-%amimi, Sameera Al-Awadi,
Sosamma ommen, Mohammed AIzal (2010) Int. J oI Food Sciences and
Nutrition. 61(1): 8-86.
ept of amily & Community Science
1.
rMiriam Mani: -A study on the lacto Iermentation oI vegetables, Proceedings oI
the National Seminar on Sustainable Agriculture, CMS College,Kottayam.Jan:15
th

and 16
th
, 2010.

29

2. rAnooja Thomas, Proceedings oI International Union oI Nutrition Sciences,
Nutritional knowledge, attitude and practice oI inIants suIIering Irom weanling
diarrhea.(Proceedings oI Indian Dietetic Association)
. rAnooja Thomas , Proceedings oI the 41
st
National ConIerence oI the Nutrition
Society oI India: 20 21 Nov. 2009
i. Nutritional ProIile and EIIect oI Folic Acid Supplementation on Pregnant
Women
ii. Levels oI Glycemic Control in %ype I Diabetes Patients- Vegetarian and Non
Vegetarian
iii. EIIect oI Cinnamon Supplimentation on Blood Glucose and Lipid Levels in
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
epartment of Physics
1. r1ayakumari Issac Structural and Mechanical Properties oI YBCO-
Polystyrene Composites, Rosalin Abraham, Selvin %homas P, Soosy Kuryan,
Jayakumari Issac, K Nandakumar Sabu %homas2, Journal oI Applied Polymer
Science, Vol. 118, 1021041 (2010),
2 r1ayakumari Issac Mechanical properties oI ceramic-polymer
nanocomposites, # Abraham, S P Thomas, S Kuryan, J Isac, K T Jarughese,
S Thomas, eXP#ESS Polymer Letters Jol, No (2009) 177189, Available
online atwwwexpresspolymlettcom, DOI, 10144/expresspolymlett20092
. r1ayakumari Issac . EIIectiveness oI diIIerent pharmaceutical compounds in
controlling the growth oI cholesterol crystal in gel medium, Jayakumari Isac,
Science and Society,- Volume (1), p 0- , May, 2009.
epartment of Botany
1. George KV. and Rojimon P Thomas. 2009. Chemotaxonomic Investigations
on Jitex trifolia L. XIX Annual ConIerence oI IAA% and International
0

Symposium on Angiosperm Systematics and phylogeny: Retrospects and
Prospects, NBRI, Lucknow.
2. Rojimon P Thomas and Stephy Kuriakose. 2010. Studies on Floral Biology oI
diIIerent colour variants oI Lantana camara L. Annual ConIerence oI IAA% and
International Symposium on %axonomy, Plant Diversity and Conservation
organized by Department oI Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
Review Assignments and Editing
1. Dr. Jayakumari Isac oI the Dept. oI Physics serves as reviewer oI scholarly
articles that are being considered Ior publication by the AIrican Journal oI Food
Science (www.academicjournals.org/AJFS) and the Journal oI Crystal Growth.
Further, she has articles which are cited in the international Journal Ior Crystal
Research and %echnology.
2. Dr. Babu Cherian (Dept. oI Malayalam) is ChieI Editor oI Malayalam Research
Journal (ISSN-094-1984), a reIerred journal oI all universities in Kerala.

'U. crcRe.AvARLe :c :lL lAcLL:Y. MA:lcrAL ArL
lr:LRrA:lcrAL
1. Suvarnakeralam Award Ior the best thesis in Malayalam language and literature,
instituted by Mahatma Gandhi University was awarded to Dr. Babu Cherian, Dept. oI
Malayalam.
2. ProI. A S Varghese, Dept. oI Physics, is nominated as Member, High Level Committee
with National level Experts Ior Examination ReIorms, Kerala State Higher Education
Council, Govt. oI Kerala.
. Dr. Anooja %homas is President oI Indian Dietetic Association Kerala Chapter. She is
also elected as National Executive Committee member oI Indian Dietetic Association.
1

4. %he Department oI Sociology was awarded second place Ior its activities at the 6
th

All Kerala Sociological ConIerence held at Layola College, %hiruvananthapuram: 22
November 2009
'C. lr:LRrAL RLecLRcLe cLrLRA:LL
%he major sources oI internal revenue are detailed below:

Slo Item (Source) Amount in Rs
1 Management (Hostel, SelI Financing courses, Sale oI
Iorms, Rent oI Buildings etc)
1012105
2 Parent %eacher Association Contribution 26846
OII campus centre gross receipts 280488
4 Total Receipts 1,4,19,49
Various Iunds and resource pooling are organized by Departments to address particular
needs and also to be a point oI support and encouragement to the student community.
ProI K M Mollykutty Endowment oI Rs 50000 is organized by the Dept. oI Chemistry Ior
giving prize to best outgoing BSc student oI the Department.
%he add-on programme Srishti` by the Dept. oI Botany generates its own resources to
organize consultations, seminars and awareness programmes through the sale oI hand
craIted cards, giIts, Ilowers and vermicompost by students
%he Department oI Boatany has arranged two prizes Ior outstanding students, as detailed
below:
1. Gehrad Robellen Endowment prize (annual) - Ior the best outgoing student oI the
Botany degree course
2. Andreas Graner Endowment prize (annual) - Ior the best outgoing student oI the
Biotechnology degree course
%he Department oI Family and Community Science organizes Food Fest and sale every year,
and the proceedings are used Ior various needs oI the students.
2

'7. LL:AlLe cl LLlAR:VLr:e cL::lrc Aeele:ArcL.
RLcccrl:lcr LrLLR GAF, CCGlGT, (AGGlGT).LGT, FlGT,
ArL c:lLR lRccRAVVLe
%he Dept. oI Chemistry receives assistance Irom Department oI Science and %echnology
under FIS% programme. %he sanctioned Amount was Rs .5 Lakhs. %he amount oI Rs 25
Lakh was spent this academic year.
Dr. Anooja %homas (Dept. oI Family and Community Science) was Coordinator Ior the state
oI Kerala, Ior the DS% sponsored project on Midday Meal Programme, conducted in
collaboration with Avinashilingam University.
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%he Dept. oI Physics conducted a two day science Exhibition and workshop Ior Iamiliarizing
the experiments to college / school students. Star watching at night and a photo exhibition on
science with special thrust on physics were arranged.
Dr. Rajan K John takes initiative to organize NE%, SE%, GA%E and JRF examination
coaching Ior the beneIit oI the students oI Physics.
%he Dept. oI Chemistry undertakes analysis Ior domestic water sources, under the
supervision oI ProI Shaju MathewGeorge. Soil Analysis projects are undertaken by ProI
Shinu Peter
%he Dept. oI Zoology oIIers extension service to the local/ rural schools and public
community in matters oI social relevance, as detailed below:
%he department is engaged in creating awareness regarding solid waste management and
pollution Iactors oI Central Kerala. %he department oIIers training services on composting
and vermicomposting to the public and students under the leadership oI Dr. Alice K %homas
and Dr. Mary Chandy.


Under the School Outreach Programme oI the Department oI Zoology, school students are
given training and orientation in various topics oI Biology, especially Ior conducting school
level projects and exhibitions. %he Iaculty members also serve as resource persons/
evaluators/ judges in such programmes. Exhibitions Ior the school students are also
arranged. Students are exposed to demonstrations and collections in the museum.
Dept. oI Family & Community Science organizes a Community Nutrition Programme, under
which a survey on the Nutritional status oI people residing in Puthiyathrikkovil colony,
Kottayam was conducted. AIter analyzing the condition and based on their need, a nutrition
education programme was conducted.
Students and teachers undertook a visit to an Anganwady (rural child care centre). %hrough
skits and Iolk songs, the child students there were taken to an experience oI education
through entertainment.
%he Dept. oI Sociology has a community wing SOCIOUS`which conducts several visits at
various charitable homes. A day was spent with the HIV positive patients on 12th October
2009 at CASS-'Cancer and AIDS Shelter Society at Kudamalloor.
%he Department oI Sociology visited Asha Bhavan (day care centre Ior diIIerentially abled
women Iolk above the age 18) on 1th November 2009, distributed sweets and interacted
with the authorities concerned.
As part oI our community service, 'WE CARE oI the social service wing distributed onam
kits on 28th August 2009 to 200 people. %he distribution was undertaken in association with
Kerala Police Ior the residents oI Kolan Kadavu oI Vadavathoor and Karapuzha colony.
A medical camp was held on 16th October 2009 at %hazathangady. %wo well experienced
doctors attended the patients where almost 50 patients beneIited.
USHUS, the association oI lady teachers oI the college gave a Iinancial assistance oI
Rs.1000/- to Bodhinilayam- a home Ior mentally retarded.
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Teachers
1. Smt.Reenu Jacob (Dept. oI Physics)
2. Sri.Ani Merly Paul (Dept. oI Sociology)
O. Sri.Johnson M M (Dept. oI Sociology)
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With 4 members oI Iaculty and 5 members oI ministerial staII on the
payrolls,(Permanent staII) the college has a ratio oI 2:1 between teaching and non-
teaching staII
2'. lVlRcVLVLr:e lr :lL LlLRARY eLRVlcLe
Library automation was successIully implemented. Books were barcoded, and reIerences
were placed on books regarding stack position.
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Books
Number procured during the Academic Year: 82
%otal Value: Rs. 1552/-
1ournals
%otal Number subscribed: 5
Annual 25
Biannual 2
Single Issues 26
Title
Type of
Subscription Amount
Indian Journal oI Pure and Applied Physics Annual 200
Indian Journal oI Chemistry - Section A Annual 4600
Indian Journal oI Chemistry - Section B Annual 4600
Journal oI Chemical Science Annual 400
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Indian Journal oI Chemical %echnology Annual 1600
Indian Journal oI Experimental Biology Annual 4600
Indian Science Abstract Annual 500
Journal oI the Indian Chemical Society Annual 4000
IUP Journal oI Managerial Economics Annual 05
Physics Education Annual 50
Management Researcher Annual 500
Indian Journal oI Nutrition and Dietetics Annual 4950
ICFI University Journal oI Public Finance Annual 625
IVP Journal oI English Studies Annual 625
Journal oI Genetics Annual 00
Current Science Annual 000
Resonance Annual 400
ICFAI Journal oI Monetary Economics Annual 625
Social WelIare Annual 100
Social Action Annual 260
ICFAI Journal oI History and Culture Annual 625
ICFAI Journal oI Agricultural Economics Annual 625
ICFAI Journal oI Environmental Economics Annual 625
ICFAI University Journal oI Financial Economics Annual 625
ICFAI Journal oI LiIe Science Annual 625
Advanced Biotechnology Biennial 200
Herbal %ouch Biennial 1150
Bulletin oI Materials Science Single Issue 00
Pramana (Journal oI Physics) Single Issue 50
Journal oI ScientiIic and Industrial Research Single Issue 600
Kerala Calling Single Issue 8
Journal oI Bioscience Single Issue 50
Yojana Single Issue 10
University News Single Issue 25
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Economic and Political Weekly Single Issue 50
Kurukshetra Single Issue 10
Proceedings: Mathematical Science Single Issue 50
Business %oday Single Issue 25
Science Reporter Single Issue 20
American Journal oI Physics Single Issue 598
Journal oI Earth System Science Single Issue 400
Reserve Bank India Bulletin Single Issue 150
Journal oI Astrophysics and Astronomy Single Issue 00
Sajosps Single Issue 250
Chartered Accountant Single Issue 100
Monthly Commentary on Indian Economic
Conditions Single Issue 50
Sadhana (Engineering Science) Single Issue 40
Kerala Sociologist Single Issue 00
New Frontiers in Education Single Issue 500
Research Reach Journal oI Home Science Single Issue 440
CSIR News Single Issue 00
%eenager Single Issue 20
Malayalam Research Journal Single Issue 5
%otal Amount Ior subscriptions: Rs. 56/-
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lr:RcLLcLL ArL :lL Ac:lcr :AKLr cr e:LLLr: lLLLLAcK
Student Ieedback is collected at the end oI the year and corrective measures are taken by the
Iaculty on the basis oI the student Ieedback.


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Employers who take in the students oI the college Ior various jobs are encouraged to have
discussions with the authorities oI the college.
Department level Parent-teacher meeting is conducted at regular intervals Ior promoting
eIIective interaction and relationship between the two groups oI stake holders. Feedbacks
taken at the time oI parent`s meeting and corrective methods are taken.
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%he table below gives details oI the unit cost oI education, assessed Ior the year 2009
10. A consolidated statement oI account is given as Appendix II.
SLo Items Including
salary by govt
Excluding
Salary by Govt
1 Government Salary 4450286 Excluded
2 Government Other 805901 805901
Management 1055044 1055044
4 P%A 1005 1005
5 UGC 626 626
6 Total 57488609 129582
Number oI Students 190 190
8 Unit cost of Education 415812 9225

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cl ALVleelcre ArL LXAVlrA:lcr RLeLL:e, leeLL cl
cLR:lllcA:Le
%he process oI administration is nearing total computerization by the incorporation oI
technological Iacilities in diIIerent avenues. %he applications Ior admission oI students
are processed and lists generated with help oI computers. Internal assessment data are
prepared using computers.
Barcoding is introduced in the college library. Availability oI books can thus be checked
through computer network.
StaII related matters such as preparation oI payroll, record oI salary, leave, certiIication
and taxation run through computerized programs.
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%he terrace oI the Family and Community Science Block was converted into an
examination hall with a seating capacity oI 100. %his Iacilitates better conduct oI
examinations, especially Ior University examinations catering to a large number oI
private study students.
%he new block Ior the Dept. oI Chemistry was completed this year. Flooring was
renovated in the Inorganic Chemistry Lab, Analytical Lab and Applied Chemical Lab.
%wo classrooms (M.Sc. III and IV semester Pure and Applied Physics) were renovated
Ior the Dept. oI Physics. New items oI equipment were installed in B Sc and M Sc labs,
and the Final M Sc class was converted into a smart classroom.
All the laboratories oI the Dept. oI Chemistry were renovated with new Ilooring,
electrical connections and plumbing work with assistance Irom DS% and UGC.
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%he Nutrition laboratory and RM lab oI the Dept. oI Family & Community Science was
upgraded, with new hearth slab, sink and new taps. %iling was done Ior the Iloors. %extile
labs were provided with granite table tops.
Maintenance work was done Ior the cricket pitch under the initiative oI the Dept. oI
Physical Education.
%he Iollowing items were procured under various Iunds, towards InIrastructural
development:
Department Item uant|ty 1ota| Cost
hyslcs Bravender Mixer 1
hyslcs Polymer material Mixer 1
8oLany Mlcroscope 30
8oLany uouble desLllaLlon 1
8oLany lume Pood 1
8oLany LlecLrolux Alr CondlLlner spllLSLablllzer 1
8oLany uouble ulsLllaLlon unlL 1
Zoology ulglLal Camera 1
Zoology Labomed Monocular Mlcroscope 4

Zoology 8adlcal 8esearch Mlcroscope 6

Zoology 8adlcal 8esearch Mlcroscope 6

MaLhemaLlcs LCu ro[ecLor 1
PomeSclence LlecLrolux 8efre[eraLor 1
PomeSclence ueep lreezer 1
PomeSclence Peavy duLy mlxle 1
PomeSclence SLablllzer 2
PomeSclence L C u ro[ecLor 1
hyslcs Pe ne Laser 1
hyslcs 2 kvA llne volLage SLablllzer 2

ChemlsLry uvvlslble SpecLrophoLomeLer 1
ChemlsLry olarlzlng Mlcroscope 1
nL1 Coachlng LCu ro[ecLor 1
nL1 Coachlng 8ook shelf 1
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%he Iollowing items oI equipments were procured in the period under consideration,
Iacilitating computerization:
Department Item
uant|t
y
8oLany CompuLer 1
8oLany CompuLer( Lap 1op) 1
Zoology ulglLal Camera 1
Zoology 2kvA onllne uS 1
Zoology CS8 40AP 12v 8aLLaerles 8
Zoology 8ack for baLLaerles 1
Zoology CompuLer 4
Zoology CompuLer( Lap 1op) 1
MaLhemaLlcs 3 kvA onllne uS 1
MaLhemaLlcs CS8 40AP 12v 8aLLerles 8
MaLhemaLlcs LCu ro[ecLor 1
MaLhemaLlcs CompuLer 3
PomeSclence L C u ro[ecLor 1
8lo1echnology CompuLer 1
hyslcs uS and 8aLLery 1
hyslcs CompuLer 4
nL1 Coachlng LCu ro[ecLor 1
nL1 Coachlng ulglLal Copler 1
% Coaching Computer and trolley
1
lnverLor/CeneraLor
Stabilizer
1
Service Coaching
HP Lap %op+Canon Printer)- Handy
Cam Printer and %rolley
1
ConLlngency
otice Board
1
Remedial Coaching Printer and %rolley
1
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%he Dept. oI Hindi installed language soItware and started using the same Ior preparing
question papers and score sheets.
%he Department oI Zoology procured a digital camera, research microscope and color
monitor Ior image processing.
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:LAclLRe, rcr:LAcllrc e:All
Computer and LCD Projector aided presentations are being well used by teachers oI the
institution. All Departments were provided with Iree, high speed internet connectivity,
over optic Iibre cable network.
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%hrough government and agency initiatives, deserving students are oIIered assistance in
many ways:
O KPCR- Financial assistance Ior all BPL students,
O Fee concession Ior all backward communities
O Various merit scholarship Ior eligible students.
Financial assistance through the Alumni Association is mentioned in section 1 below,
and that Irom the P%A is mentioned in Section 2.
USHUS, the association oI lady teachers oI the college gave Iinancial assistance
packages oI Rs.500/-to one girl student each oI the Departments oI English, Mathematics,
Physics and Chemistry.
All Departments maintain Iunds to help needy students in matters oI text books and other
academic materials, medical aid and support Ior study tours.
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Jidyasouhrudam - the College Alumni Meet was held on 26 January 2010. It is a meeting
spot oI batches across the many years. Individual departments take initiative to motivate
the alumni to be involved in the academic and cultural spirit oI the college.
%he Alumni Association has instituted a scholarship Ior needy students through the
institution oI the K R Narayanan Endowment, which is a tribute to the distinguished
alumnus and Iormer President oI the nation.
%he Dept. oI Chemistry enjoyed visits by alumni, Dr. Charles Ouseph, a leading
environmental engineer in the USA, Dr Balanarayan (Post Doc in Israel) and Dr Suju P
Mathew (Scientist, Fieser,England). %he Dept. oI Commerce started Dept. level Alumni
get together on Oct 2, 2009. ECON (Economics CMS College Old Students Association)
annual get together was held on 26 January.
O2. Ac:lVl:lLe ArL eLllcR: lRcV :lL FARLr:TLAclLR
AeecclA:lcr
%he Parent %eachers Association Iunds oI the college provides Ior a major share oI the
running expenses oI the institution. Chemicals and consumables Ior laboratories too are
partially Iunded by the P%A. %he Association Iunds the prizes given to students who top
the internal assessment tests.
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%he National Service Scheme holds blood group detection campaign, and maintains a list
oI blood donors. %his is a liIe-saving giIt especially Ior poor patients Irom villages, who
depend on the Govt. Medical College Hospital and the Govt. District Hospital Ior
medical care.
In view oI promoting human health and nature`s wealth, a salad making contest using
underutilized, exotic and indigenous Iruits and vegetables was organized by 'Srishti
the add-on course oI the Department oI Botany.
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%he Dept. oI Zoology, along with the Nature Club, maintains a vegetable garden in the
premise oI the department animal house, where common vegetables and other plants
useIul Ior human consumption are grown. %he primary intention behind this venture is to
convey to the student community and ultimately to the public the message that vegetable
gardening can deIinitely help one as a supplement to his Iamily's diet. %he second
objective is to utilize the income generated out oI the garden Ior extending Iinancial help
to the poor and needy students, thereby evoking social responsibility among students.
Diet Counseling Centre oI the Dept. oI Family & Community Science Iunctions in the
department during lunch break on Wednesdays, imparting dietary advices to staII and
students oI the college.
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%eachers oI the college join the students in enlivening a sports culture in the campus.
%his is reIlected well in the Annual Sports Day.
In the year under consideration, the College team secured second position in University
cricket tournament. Four students, Sujith K P, Prince C R, Vinukumar C G and Ajimon
Paul %hurai got selection in university cricket team.
%hree students, Suraj S, Ajimon Paul %hurai and Vinukumar C Ggot selected to Kerala
state cricket team.
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%he college strictly Iollows the university and government norms in the admission
process to give adequate quota to promising sportsmen. %ravel and Iood Ior teams who
travel Ior training or competition are Iunded by the college. Winning teams are
encouraged and appreciated through dinner meetings with the Principal.
Four students were awarded university scholarship Ior participating in the Inter
University Cricket tournament.
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OC. G:LLLr: AcllLVLVLr:e ArL AvARLe
1. Rahul M. Ongungal, student oI M.Sc. Applied Chemistry won the First rank in
the University examination, May 2009.
2. Final year M A Sociology studentws Lakshmi Sasidharan secured the Second
rank and Sanjose A. secured the %hird rank in the M.G University Examination
held in 2009 May
. NCC cadet %hara Sophy Chacko (I BA English) attended the Republic Day
Parade
4. NCC Cadet Sreelakshmi (Biotechnology) attended pre- Republic day camps at
Calicut and %hiruananthapuram
5. Sreeja Subramanyam(III UG), Akhila Raveendran (III UG) and Vipin K (II PG)
won prizes Ior intercollegiate quiz programmes organized by Sacred Heart
college, %hevara, Baselios College, Kottayam and Deva Matha College,
Kuravilangad.
6. Former PG Student Bibu P.George secured Ph.D. Irom South Carolina University
USA.
. Prince C R oI II B Sc Botany was selected to the University soIt ball team.
8. Rahul N, MA Final student oI Sociology, bagged the second prize Ior Readers`
Hunt`, a program by the Manorama news channel. He also was selected Best
PerIormer` Ior his presentation on Mathaswatanthryam` (Freedom oI Religion) at
the Kerala State level Intercollegiate Seminar.
9. Sanjose A %homas, MA Final student oI Sociology, won the Iirst prize in English
and Malayalam elocution at Mahatma Gandhi University Youth Festival, and was
runner-up to the apex position oI Kalaprathibha`.
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ASwanthana Counselling Centre
%he centre Iunctions Ior students, and is managed by Dr. Elizabeth Samson, Dept. oI
English. Individual counseling is given to students who either approach the counselor
directly, or are encouraged through teachers to take help.
Bwarenesss/ 1raining Programs
1. A seminar on Stress management` by Dr. Razeena Padmam
2. FEEL EMPLOYABLE: A three-day training and development intervention Ior
Iinal year students, in association with AIM INSIGH%S and CLHRD, Mangalore.
. Awareness seminar on Career prospects in Airline, Hospitality and %ravel
Industry, in association with M/s. FrankIinn Institute, Kottayam.
4. Awareness program on Iull-time and part-time career prospects in insurance
industry, in association with M/s Aviva LiIe Insurance
5. Presentation cum recruitment drive by the LIC oI India Ior part-time job
opportunities
6. Overseas education seminar, in association with M/s Edwise, Kochi
. Goal Setting` one day workshop Ior Iirst year BA Communicative English
students, in association with %CI and Ruth Con Institute
8. Meet Scientists` an interactive session Ior igniting the scientiIic mind in
students oI Physics and Chemistry Depts: session with Dr. Charles Ouseph, an
eminent environment scientist Irom the USA
9. Awareness seminar on career prospects oI Clinical %rials Research and related
Iields, in association with M/s Clinovex, Kochi
10. Personality Development Program Ior Iirst year B Com degree students
11. %raining Programme Ior outgoing girls titled 'Better %omorrow organized by
Women`s Studies Centre.
Cnvolvement of the Co-ordinator, Centre for Career Cuidance and Placements, as
Facilitator:
1. Resource person oI FEEL EMPLOYABLE three day training and development
intervention at BMAS Engineering College, Agra, UP (January 2010)
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2. Resource person Ior Personality Development Program CertiIicate course Ior the
Iirst year B Com students
. Resource person Ior the session 'How to get reliable inIormation Irom the Net,
as MASCOM, Malayala Manorama School oI Mass Communication and Media,
Kottayam
4. Author oI 'Change Ior Development, lead article on Personality Development in
the Malayala Manorama Yearbook 2010
5. Facilitator in college as personal level counselor Ior students, teachers and parents
on Career choices and higher studies options
6. OIIered consultation services Ior the UK Education wing oI the British Council,
Chennai, Ior Iinalizing the thrust area Ior EducationUK education Iare, 2011
. Site supervisor Ior Young Adult Volunteer program, in association with the
Presbyterian Church
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Recruitment Drives are organized in the campus through Centre for Career Guidance
and Placements
Organizations that associate with the Centre Ior Career Guidance and Placements include
LIC oI India, IDBI Bank, Google India, InIosys Ltd., Aviva LiIe Insurance, Eureka
Forbes Ltd., South Indian Bank Ltd., MRF Ltd., and Harrison Malayalam Ltd
Candidates are sought and selected Ior avenues such as executive oIIicers, chemists,
marketing executives, process associates, Iinance and account personnel, technology
proIessionals and quality control supervisors.
Placement Offers given by firms during the academic year are:
IDBI Bank Executive OIIicer 12
MRF Ltd Supervisor (Production) 1
InIosys Associates 5
Dial-a City Marketing Executive 1
Binani Zinc Ltd. Chemist 1
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Indus Ind. Bank Marketing Executive 1
ESAF Micro Finance Clerks/ accountants 4
South Indian Bank Marketing Executives 2
LIC oI India Career Agent (Part time) 1
Indecor, %rivandrum Graphics %echnician 1
Vodaphone %ele Caller 1
FrankIinn Institute Marketing Executive (part time) 1
%IME Institute & Abacus Full time/ part time positions 5
Career riented Course in ashion esigning
%he Dept. oI Family and Community Science runs a UGC sponsored add-on course in
Fashion Designing. Along with this is an Advanced Diploma course approved by the
Government oI Kerala, run in association with Brainnet. %he programmes are
coordinated by Dr. Anooja %homas.
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Members oI the non-teaching staII are given timely training in the use oI computers.
Ministerial staII in sections dealing with tax, students oI reservation categories,
scholarships and CBCSS are trained to Iace the changing demands.
Mr. Johnson Mathew and Smt. Sicy Mathew were selected Ior a three tier training
programme by C- DI%, related to the implementation oI E-Grantz, a net based application
Ior government grants and stipends Ior students.
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Utilizing the tie-up between %ropical Institute oI Ecological Sciences (%IES) and CMS
College, a one day workshop Ior Iirst year Degree students oI MG university was
organized on Research Methodology, with Dr. Punnen Kurian as resource person.
Departments make use oI the newly provided computer and projector Iacilities to train
and encourage students in the preparation oI PowerPoint presentations.
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%he Dept. oI English organizes Remedial Coaching Ior English throughout the academic
year, and during Christmas Vacation. Students oI the Department had an interIace with
students Irom American universities who visited our campus on 1th July 2009.
A public charitable endowment trust constituted by the Department oI Physics in honor
oI its Iormed Head and Principal Dr. George M. %homas organizes programmes to attract
talented students Ior a dedicated career in Physics.
M Sc Project work guidance is undertaken by the Dept. Ior students oI this college, other
colleges and oI other universities. %he members oI Iaculty are involved in University
%hesis valuation
Dr. Alice K %homas (Zoology) is serving as a resource person Ior colleges, schools and
public Ior providing training in mosquito biology and their control measures. Dr.
Abraham Samuel is a resource person in several colleges Ior educating the students on
the relevance oI Odonates (dragonIlies and damselIlies) diversity and the need Ior their
conservation`.
%he Zoology Department has organized an exhibition Ior school and college students.
%he museum collections as well as charts and models were exhibited during the occasion.
Educational movies (short Iilms), especially those illustrating the side eIIects oI
pesticides like endosulIan were also projected during the occasion.
%raining on apiculture is given at the initiative oI the Zoology Department. Bee keeping
is an agro based enterprise, which students can take up Ior additional income generation.
Hands-on training is given to students Ior the management oI organic waste through
vermicomposting at the initiative oI the Department oI zoology and Botany.
vermicomposting is a mesmerizing technique Ior the biodegradable wastes especially
generated by plants. vermicompost and vermiwash are the two important products Irom
this Iield.
At the initiative oI the Department oI Family & Community Science %raining Ior students
in Dietetics: Internship is done at Pushpagiri Hospital,%hiruvalla and Amala Hospital,
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%hrissur. Hotel internship is done at Pearl Regency,Kottayam.%he Department brings out
an in-house publication The Meridian, highlighting the activities oI the academic year as
well as articles Irom students and teachers.
A three day Iood Iest is conducted Ior the students and teachers in the college by the
Department oI Family and Community Science. Chinese, Kerala and North Indian
cuisines were the attraction oI the Iood Iest.
Competitions are organised on themes like Vegetarianism, Flower making, Fabric
painting, Pot painting, Quiz, Poster making-Diet on any Gastro intestinal disorders,
Preparation oI low cost recipes at the initiative oI the Department oI Iamily and
community Science.
%he Dept. oI Sociology conducted a Photo Exhibition. Students Irom various higher
secondary schools were the major spectators. Photos oI issues pertaining to various
social, environmental and gender were exhibited that attracted numerous students.
%he Department oI sociology publishes an in-house magazine. 'SOCIUS. %he students
and teachers oI the Department were involved in developing a garden..
%he staII and students oI the Dept. oI Sociology conducted two socially signiIicant
studies:
(i) Sex workers and their social Exclusion`. %he data was collected Irom 25 Sex
workers in Kottayam Municipality.
(ii) 'Social Exclusion and Social Inclusion at Chengara` As part oI the study a
team oI students visited the Camp oI landless dalit people at Chengara.
%he Department oI Commerce places thrust on 1ob riented issertations, through
which dissertation topics which are conducive in augmenting the employability oI the
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1. %hree units Iunctioned in the academic year, with 12 volunteers enrolled (155 new
volunteers with existing 15 volunteers)
2. Programme OIIicer attended the ReIresher %raining Course Ior the NSS Programme
OIIicers which is organized by %raining and Orientation Centre, Rajagiri College oI
Social Sciences, Kalamassery Irom 2--2009 to 1--2009.
. Independence Day Celebration and Campus Cleaning Programme
4. %he Legal Literacy Programme Ior the 2nd year degree students on 21-10-09.
Adv.Sathhesh R Nair and Adv Joseph Chandy
5. Launch oI construction oI Herbal Garden: 24-10-09
6. Visit and organization oI cultural programmes at Mundakapadom Mandirams (Old
Age Home)
. Meal A Week Programme in Medical College, Kottayam: Organized with the
motivation oI a team Irom Asraya, a volunteer organization. Around 150 packets oI
noon meal, and Iinancial support to arrange more raised Irom our students once in a
week
8. Inter Collegiate Programme and Competition to create awareness against drug
addiction on 25-10-09, in cooperation with Excise Department
9. Special Camping programme (19-12-2009 to 25-12-2009) at C.K.M Higher
Secondary School, Koruthode. %he Iollowing projects were completed:
a. Donated manure soil and seeds to Iarmers
b. Coordinated a Iree eye-camp Ior the residents
c. Constructed road at Idivetumpara
d. Conducted rallies on Hazards oI plastic and road saIety ( cooperation with
Malayala Manorama`s Vazhikannu )
e. Arranged cultural events as a part oI the seven day camp
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I. Basket ball ground repair
g. Cleaning oI campus
h. Cleaning oI Enthayar river
i. A tour programme was conducted to Vagamon
j. A hiking Ior volunteers through nearest Iorest.
k. A Christmas carol was conducted Ior the villagers
10. Supported the Awareness and protest programme conducted by Anti drugs Iront and
took pledge in Iront oI Collectorate, Kottayam
11. Visit to NSS partnership village Chengalam and NSS home built
12. Visit to Evangelical Social Forum(ESAF) and SOS at Manoothy,%hrissur on 0
th

January 2010
1. NSS Family Meet, a get together oI Iormer NSS volunteers and Programme OIIicers
oI the college on 26
th
February 2010
14. Inter collegiate and University level progrrmmes:
15. %wo volunteers attended the inter Collegiate camp organized by te NSS unit at SB
college Chaganasery: 10-09-2009
16. %hree volunteers attended the secretaries` training camp at K.E College Mannanam
on October 2-25
1. %he volunteers attended training programme at DB college %halayola parampu
18. Four volunteers attended the camp at Govt.College at %hirpunithra.
19. Unit selected as one among the best NSS Units in the University; secretary Alen
Kuriakose oI III BA English selected as the best NSS volunteer under MG
University.
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FOCCUS, a Iraternity oI teachers, organizes programmes to keep the spirit oI Iellow
Ieeling and Iamily dynamism within the campus. Festive occasions like Onam and
Christmas, end oI the year get-togethers (which involves retired members oI the Iaculty
as well) and tours are the major events.


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&SH&S
USHUS, the association oI lady teachers oI CMS College Iunctions as a dynamic
Iellowship in the campus. It Iosters Iriendship among all members including retired
teachers through monthly meetings and celebrations. Financial aid is provided to
charitable organizations and needy students oI the college.
Women`s Studies Centre
%he centre organizes sensitization and empowering programmes Ior students and
teachers. Celebration oI international Women`s Day, and one-day training programme Ior
outgoing girls need special mention.
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AcALLVlc.RLeLARcl LcLlLe
%hrough the Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) programme by the Presbyterian Church oI the
USA, the college hosts a young volunteer who will be in India Ior a year. %his impacts the
college community by creating an avenue Ior direct one-to-one interactive experience with a
Ioreigner, and provides Ior a dynamic, mutual cultural exchange.
In association with Institute oI Chartered Accountants oI India, Kottayam Chapter,
InIrastructural support is extended Ior the smooth conduct oI coaching classes Ior Chartered
Accountancy exams thereby providing opportunity Ior Under Graduate students to take part
in coaching classes.
George Sudarshan Centre Ior Physics and Computer Studies oI the College has entered into
partnership with Keltron I% Centre, Madurai Kamaraj University and Sikkim Manipal
University, whereby courses oIIered by these agencies are available to students here.
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YLAR
1. Redesigned the curriculum oI the undergraduate course as part oI the
implementation oI the Choice Based Credit and Semester System (CBCSS) at the
Univeristy level.
2. Measures were taken to appoint more permanent teachers in place oI the
temporary teachers
. Increased the use oI IC% Iacilities in the teaching learning evaluation process
4. More teachers were encouraged to take up minor an major projects. EIIorts were
also taken to obtain assistance under FIS%
5. As part oI strengthening the inIrastructure Iacilities the construction oI New
Women`s Hostel started
6. Improved the students amenities in the campus
. Rejuvenated the working oI various clubs and associations in the college
8. Service coaching started
4O. ArY c:lLR RLLLVAr: lrlcRVA:lcr :lL lre:l:L:lcr
vlelLe :c ALL.
%he college has started construction oI a new Ladies Hostel, within the campus.

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CL:ccVLe AcllLVLL LY :lL LrL cl :lL YLAR (A::Acl eLlARA:L elLL:
ll RLcLlRLL).
%he college served as resource pool Ior other colleges under the University, in areas
associated with the introduction oI the CBCSS system Ior undergraduates.
Recruiting agencies Iind the college a potential ground Ior spotting and selecting dynamic
and motivated Ireshers into various Iields oI work.
Educational institutions consider CMS College as a source oI personnels. Members oI the
Iaculty are sought aIter as resource persons in seminars, speakers in workshops and
academic meetings, editors, evaluators in cultural programmes and academic material
developers by universities.
%echnological advance was achieved in areas such as barcoding oI library books and
installation oI I% related teaching tools in many departments.

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FLAre cl :lL CcLLLcL lcR :lL rLX: YLAR
Prepare Ior a total shiIt Irom the annual to semester system, with the passing out oI the Iinal
year undergraduate batch oI next year.
Increase the IC% Iacilities in the college Iurther
Improve student amenities in the campus (especially water supply, toilets etc)
Create smart class rooms (at least one smart class room in each PG Department)
Rejuvenate the old buildings
Strengthen the mentoring / tutoring system in the college
%ake measures to improve the employability oI students






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PPEAD Members of Faculty serving on various Bodies of Mahatma Gandhi
University
epartments ames of aculty Members with Positions Held
English ProI. % M Yesudasan, Member, University Academic Council.
ProI. Susan Varghese, Chairperson, Semester IV M A English Language
and Literature
Dr. Sobhana Kurien, Member, Viva Board, MA,
Member, UG Board oI Studies, English
Malayalam Dr. Babu Cherian Member, UG Board oI Studies, Malayalam
Hindi Dr. C Rema Devi Member, UG Board oI Studies, Hindi
Mathematics ProI. Abraham K Samuel Member, UG Board oI Studies, Mathematics
Statistics Dr. Merry Eapen Member, UG Board oI Studies, Statistics
Physics Dr. Rajagopal P Member, PG Board, Physics
ProI. Mathew C Mathew Member, UG Board oI Studies, Electronics
ProI. A S Varghese Member, UG Board oI Studies, Physics
Dr. Jayakumari Issac Member, UG Board oI Studies, Computer
Sciences
Members on PG Board of Examinations, Mahatma Gandhi University
ProI. Mathew C Mathew (Physics)
A S Varghese (Physics, Board Chairman)
Dr. Rajan K John (Physics, Board Chairman)
Dr.Jayakumari Isac (Physics)
Dr.Seethalakshmi Ammal M (Physics)
Members on UG Board of Examinations, Mahatma Gandhi University
Dr.Jayakumari Isac (Physics)
Dr.Seethalakshmi Ammal M (Physics)

Botany Dr. K V George Member, PG Board oI Studies, Botany
Zoology Dr. Alice %homas Member, University Academic Council
Dr. Abraham Samuel K Member, UG Board oI Studies, Zoology;
Member, PG Board oI Studies, Zoology
Members on University Board oI Examinations:
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ProI. Lila Chandy (Chairperson)
Dr. Alice %homas
Dr. Mary Chandy
Dr. George Mathew
Family &
Community
Science
Dr. Miriam Mani Member, Academic Council, Home Science, Member,
Core Committee in UG Restructuring
Economics ProI. George V Kallarackal, Chairman, UG Board oI Studies, Economics
Commerce Dr. Jacob %homas- Member, UG Board oI Studies, Commerce
Dr. Roy Sam Daniel- Member, UG Board oI Studies, BBA
Sociology Dr. Asha Mathew- Member, PG Board oI Studies, Sociology
Member, UG Board oI Studies, Sociology

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Expenditure Accounts for the Academic Year 2009-10
C M S CCLLLCLkC11A?AM
LxLnul1u8L ACCCun1S lC8 1PL ?LA8 LnuLu 31032010

A?MLn1S ManagemenL
AccounL
31032010
CovernmenL
AccounL
31032010
Covernm
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AccounL
2010 1A
MCunlver
slLy
Cff Campus
CenLre
31032010
u C C
3132010
1C1AL
1ravelllng Lxpenses 6187300 1326300 7S13800
Salary 64380100 3641684800 78388700 37844S3600
1ulLlon lees 47063300 4706SS00
rovldenL lund 733436700 73S4S6700
Advance 9300000 9S00000
rlnLlng And SLaLlonery 22333000 1390000 3147627 27072627
Cleanlng premlses 11420300 11420S00
Mlscellaneous expenses 18109000 18109000
lurnlLure llLLlngs 000 912300 912300
LlecLrlclLy Charges 33403600 SS40S600
1elephone Charges 14669300 1079400 1S748700
osLage 783000 139100 924100
Lea PosLel CauLlon ueposlL 7300000 7S00000
CauLlon deposlL from SLudenLs 11340000 11340000
uupllcaLe for fee 21000 21000
LaLe flne for 1C 1300 1S00
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nCC 3083300 3083300
Croup lnsurance Closure 10879900 127400 11007300
lamlly 8eneflL Scheme 1027600 1027600
unlverslLy LxamlnaLlon fees 1610000 1610000
lncome 1ax deducLed from CauLlon 838300 8S8300
8evenue SLamp 200000 200000
AudlL lee 827300 331300 1378800
C PosLel Lxpenses 79000 79000
8ank Charges 93400 83800 181200
Llbrary Lxpenses 3689300 4213400 3234300 2616300 19309300 33263000

College uevelopmenLal expenses
CreaL Pall Llbrary 164983300 164983S00
roperLy 1ax 231000 2S1000
Legal Lxpenses 900000 900000
CulLural AcLlvlLy 1300000 1S00000
CompuLer expenses 13474400 3442013 1691641S
CA LxamlnaLlon Lxpenses 26369300 26S69S00
AdverLlsemenL Charges 10496100 7369600 1806S700
Lea PosLel Lxpenses 13128100 1S128100
MA PlsLory Lxpenses 12964300 12964S00
8A CommunlcaLlve Lngllsh 48836700 48836700
MSc Pome Sclence 30273300 3027S300
MSc 8lo 1echnology 37960000 37960000
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8Sc 8lo 1echnology 60432600 60432600
8epalrs MalnLenace 372726900 36214300 6939103 2038000 4179S8303
1A Lxpenses 1272700 1272700
hyslcal LducaLlon 413700 4631300 S06S200
Cld 8oys AssoslaLlon expenses 1943000 194S000
AudlL Lxpenses uCC 927400 927400
Semlnar 938000 938000
LecLure selecLlon Lxpenses 3236900 S2S6900
Self llnance Course Lxpenses 22087300 22087300
8en[amln 8alley LecLure expenses 2341400 2S41400
lashlon ueslgnlng 28033000 280SS000
ueparLmenLal Lxpenses 1040300 26747117 27787617
lnLerneL Charges 4930000 2744100 7694100
LlC 80667800 80667800
uSA lund 3461200 S461200
Salary AdvanceCuesL 13600000 1S600000
8efreshmenLs 3962800 3962800
lnLerlor deslgnlng 12000000 12000000
CASlS 1138800 1138800
8us Concesslon 373000 37S000
rofesslonal 1ax 23100000 23100000
AMC 10194000 10194000
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SLudenLs ulglLal ldenLlLy Card 2331300 2SS1S00
LaLe vM !ose famlly help 3600000 S600000
Admlsslon 2660000 2660000
Calender 870000 870000

LaboraLory 10083900 10083900

8eglsLraLlon 12928000 12928000
Audlo vlsual 1384000 1S84000
SLudenLs Ald lund 300000 300000
ALheleLlc fee 3989000 S989000
unlon (unlverslLy) 1911000 1911000
SLudenLs Welfare 637000 8131900 8768900
Wemons SLudy 270300 270S00
MeLrlculaLlon fee 2930000 2930000
AfflllaLlon fee 3380000 SS80000
ulsLrlcL MerlL Scholarshlp 930000 9S0000
Suvarna !ubllee MerlL Scholarshlp 6000000 6000000

Labour LmploymenL
Scholarshlp(CenLral CovL)
600000 600000
Musllm glrls Scholarshlp 300000 300000
llshermen Scholarshlp 13333300 1S333S00
AssoclaLlon 1080900 1080900
ArLs Club 1300000 1S00000
Cfflce Lxpenses 323800 323800
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Labour Charge 339000 3S9000
LxamlnaLlon expenses 7494300 7494300
ro[ecL Culdance expenses 2030000 20S0000
MCunlverslLy 7263000 726S000
CenLre CoordlnaLor 2939300 29S9S00
CeneraLor expenses 421000 421000
8efundfee 2730000 27S0000
8ooks erlodlcals 324300 12488900 12813200
LlecLrlcal repalrs 1001126 1001126
1olleL ConsLrucLlon 22133463 2213S463
ChemlsLry ueparLmenL 133000 13S000
CauLlon deposlL refund 230000 2S0000
lood expenses 2723700 272S700
Sundry expenses 2139160 21S9160
CaplLal lund 1730000 17S0000
LqulpmenLs 28381100 28S81100
107SS04400 44S3028600
80S90100
77100S17 328048894 62637300 6076909811