Campus Recruitment and Placement Cell
Under the chairmanship of the Principal, a committee with a facuilty member as the co-ordinator, undertakes the task of identifying and attracting prospective employers to the campus. A number of large and medium sized companies visit the college every year, for campus recruitment. "Google" has listed the college as one of its permanent recruiting centres.
The college conducts programmes for the personality development of the students and to enable them to face interviews more successfully.
Coordinator: Dr. T.P Thomas, Dept of. Commerce
Career Guidance Centre
The Career Guidance Centre provides career counselling besides offering guidance and literature on almost all competitive exams for professional courses and jobs besides organising talks on career awareness, orientation and model sessions on interviews and group discussions, and classes on the preparation of C.V. Students are also given assistance to find suitable placements for on-the-job-training.
Coordinators: Prof. Sibi K. Iype (Sociology),
Ms. Prima Maxi (Comp. Sc.)
Centre for Consultancy and Extension Service
The college has opened a Consultancy Centre offering consultancy in areas such as Copy Editing, Communicative English, Company Law, Economic Forecasting, Foreign Trade, Capital Market Analysis, Consumer Protection, Aquaculture, Polymer Science, Mass Spectrometry, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biological Pest Control, Spider Studies, Endocrinology, Histopathology, Marine Toxicology, Organic Chemical Analysis, Renewable Energy, Tissue Culture, Environmental Studies, Bioprospecting and Sports Management.
Coordinator : Dr. M.S. Francis, Dept. of Botany
Civil Service Study Circle (CSSC)
The civil service study circle provides guidance to students who are interested in a creer in Indian civil service. A library functions next to the Department of Economics for assisting students who appear for civil service examinations. The CSSC organises guest lectures, seminars and social awareness programmes besides conducting group discussions and quiz programmes twice a week.
Coordinator : Prof. Joseph George (Commerce),
Dr. P.E. Cherian (Economics
Get first is a programme to prepare UG and PG students to get through various competitive examinations. Coaching for the NET for PG students is being conducted as a continuous programme.
Coordinator: Dr. T.J. James, Dept of Zoology
The College encourages students to find a place in the blogosphere through its blog http://www.heartbytes.in. It is a canvass for students to exhibit their talent in creative writing/photography/commentary on contemporary issues etc.
Teacher in charge: Dr. T.J. James: Dept of Zoology
Basic Mathematics Learning Programme (BMLP)
This programme on 'Basic Mathematics' conducted by the department of Mathematics is meant for the final year degree students of any discipline. This course is intended to add to the life skills besides equipping the students for various competitive examinations.
Coordinator: Prof. W.T. Paul, Dept. of Mathematics
Students Support Activities
The college avails the service of trained counsellors for helping the students. Counselling is aimed at the health and growth of the total person. Counselling helps the student to become aware of his/her real problem; to own his/her problems; to know the cause of the thoughts behind negative feelings; to take decisions that will be conducive to one's growth; and to use one's psychic energy positively. Students who need counselling may avail themselves of the opportunity. Confidentiality is ensured in all matters.
The centre is engaged in making students understand the need and importance of healthy interpersonal relationships and prepare them to help themselves in times of crisis, by giving them tips to face various crises of life through seminars, group discussions and provide personal guidance to the youth.
The centre currently avails the service of a professional counsellor besides that of the regular teaching staff of the college. Ms. Shirly Tharakan serves as the expert counsellor currently.
Centre Coordinator: Ms. Subhi Sebastian
AICUF (All India Catholic University Federation)
All catholic students of the college are encouraged to become members of the AICUF unit in the college and all the catholic members of the faculty and the staff are its honorary members.
The affairs of the association shall be managed by a committee, consisting the Principal, chaplain, advisers, unit president, vice-president, secretary, joint secretary and the treasurer.
The unit president shall, under the direction of the chaplain and advisors, arrange work-camps, seminars and lectures on religious and social subjects of special interest to students.
Faculty in charge : Dr. V.S. Sebastian, Dr. Jorphin, Dept. of Chemistry
For the promotion of values in the personal and social life of each member of the community, the college offers a series of programmes under the aegis of the campus ministry. They include, lectures on value education, inter-religious prayer meetings, life-orientation programmes and seminars on family, education etc. For the holistic development of the community, the ministry organizes seminars on parent-child communication for the parents. A two day renewal programme for the staff is another annual event organised by the ministry.
Coordinator:Rev. Fr. Jobi Xavier
It is a voluntary group conducting prayer services every Wednesday during the noon interval. The group upholds value-based life and tries to spread the message of peace and happiness on the campus.
Coordinator : Rev. Fr. Joby Xavier, Department of Botany
It is the interest of institution that each and every student gets personal attention from the teachers. To provide this, the students are divided into batches of 30 and are placed under the personal supervision of a tutor. The tutors monitor the academic progress of the students under their supervision and keeps a record of it. They also act as personal guides and counsellors. Besides the tutors, there will be a class teacher for each class to take care of the pedagogical needs.
NCC-National Cadet Corps (Army and Navy wings)
The National Cadet Corps (NCC) gives opportunities for military training and social service to students without imposing on them any obligation for active military service. The NCC aims at:
1. To develop qualities of character, courage, comradeship, discipline, fitness, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship and the ideals of selfless service among the youth to make them useful citizens.
2. To create a human resource of organised, trained and motivated youth to provide leadership in all walks of life including the Armed Forces and to be always available to the service of the nation.
3. To build a reserve of potential officers so that the defence service of the country can expand in a national emergency.
It is obligatory on the part of the cadets to attend weekly parades, annual camp, and a minimum two years of membership in NCC.
Cadets who wish to obtain B & C certificates will have additional parades. Cadets obtaining Certificate C and a university degree are eligible to appear before the Service Selection Board for direct commission in the army and navy without appearing for the UPSC examination. They are eligible for weightage of marks at the time of admission for higher studies under the university.
Officer(Army wing): Capt. T.O Alphonse Ligori, Dept. of Economics
NCC officer - Navy wing : Lt. Siby Mathew, Dept. of Physics
National Service Scheme (NSS)
The first NSS unit of the started functioning in 1976-77. Its aim to educate the students through community service and enrich their personality and deepen their understanding of the social environment in which they live. The more specific objectives of the NSS are to arouse the student's social awareness, to provide them with opportunities to work with the public for community development. Although admission to the scheme is purely voluntary, once a student opts for it, it will be obligatory for him/her to complete the minimum requirements. The NSS volunteers are expected to work for 120 hours a year. So they should be prepared to utilize their holidays and vacations for social service.
The NSS volunteers who complete the minimum requirements for two consecutive years will be given a certificate by the University which makes them eligible to get weightage of marks at the time of admission to any course of study.
NSS Programme Officer: Sibi K.I. Prof. Benny Varghese, (Sociology),
Ms. Subhi Sebastian (English) Dr. Jinu George (Chemistry)
Youth Red Cross
Youth Red Cross is a wing of Indian Red Cross Society. All students above 16 years can be the members of this unit. The society aims at:
ø The development of healthy habits for self-discipline such as punctuality, regularity, neatness, honesty , decency in behaviour and manners, sportsman spirit and respect for law and authorities.
ø To Extend a helping hand to the physically and mentally disadvantaged.
ø Give training in First Aid to help the victims of accidents.
ø To initiate and assist in organising blood-group determination camps and encouraging blood donation.
ø To conscientise the youth on the disastrous consequences of consumption of alcohol, drugs, smoking and chewing of tobacco as well as inculcate values of health and hygiene.
Coordinator : Dr. V.S. Sebastian, Dr. Franklin (Chemistry)