Year of Establishment : 1964

History

The Department of Botany of Milad E- Sherief Memorial College, Kayamkulam is as old as the institution established in 1964. In the initial stage of its establishment the Department started functioning with pre-degree. In the year 1968 it was upgraded to a graduate department with a batch of 21 students. The department establishes a good reputation among the public through academic excellence and extension activities.

2014 onwards Department offers a multimajor course B.Sc. Biotechnology for students and competes with the rapidly growing science and technology and set goals with new global trends.

Succession List of HODs

2017: Smt. Shabnam A
2014: Sri. H Muhammed Hafeelu
2004-2014: Smt. Rafeekabeevi
2002-2004: Smt. S.Sudha
1999-2002: Prof. C. R.Omnakutty Amma
1997-1999: Prof. VIjayalaekshmiamma
1993-1997: Prof. P.Reghunandanan
1964-1993: Prof. R. Narayana Iyer

Former Members Of The Faculty

Prof. R. Narayana Iyer (1964-1991)
Prof. C.K.S Pillai (1970-1993)
Prof. P.Reghunandanan (1970-1997)
Prof. VIjayalaekshmiamma (1970-1999)
Prof. C. R.Omnakutty Amma (1970-2002)
Prof. A.P.George (1970-2002)
Smt. S.Sudha (1983-2004)
Smt. A.Rafeekabeevi (1984-2014)
Sri. Radhakrishna Kurup (1989-2011)
Dr. Sheeja Purushothaman (1989-2016)
Dr. Ushakumari B (1989-2016)
Sri. H. Muhammed Hafeelu (1997-2017)

Present Faculty in Botany

Smt. Shabnam A ( Head and Assistant Professor)
Smt. Thushara T ( Assistant Professor)
Sri. Jijo C Varghese ( Assistant Professor)
Smt. Sruthy K. Pillai ( Assistant Professor)
Smt.Fouzia Hilal (Guest Faculty)
Smt.Jaseera J.S (Guest Faculty)

Present Faculty in Biotechnology

Smt. Sreelakshmi R (Guest Faculty)
Smt. Lekshmi R (Guest Faculty)
Dr. Deepa I (Guest Faculty)

Achievements

The Department of Botany, one of the pioneer departments of Milad E- Sherief Memorial College exults the victory in the realm of higher education. The students graduated from our department enter in post graduate courses in the reputed education institutions on different disciplines of life science. After Graduation a major percentage of students aspire for Government jobs and they get appointed in different firms.
The department has a legacy of great teachers, who contributed to the epistemic sheen of the rural society since the year of establishment of the institution. Teachers from all time encourage co curricular and extracurricular activities of the students. There has been encouraged different skill development programme for students.
A series of Exhibitions has been organized by the Department under the title Greenix annually in order to inculcate the organizing capability in students and also for encouraging the talented pupil.
The department celebrated the different days related to science and technology and conservation. NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY in 2017 and Wetland day in 2018 have been organized by the resource mobilization from KSCSTE.
(theerdha2018 on 02,03 feb 2018 for wet land day)
Nakshatra 2k19 merit event ceremony and career guidance class was organized on 04 feb 2019.
Students of the department excels in both curricular and extracurricular sectors, which are evident from the ranks they procure in University exams, achievements in several collegiate and inter collegiate quiz,debate ,extemper competitions, and University youth festivals and sports meets.

Kerala University Rank holders 2017

  • Kripa Krishnan (B.Sc. Biotechnology) : 3rd Rank
  • Blessymol Y.J. (B.Sc. Biotechnology) : 4th Rank
  • Ayisha.N (B.Sc. Biotechnology) : 5th Rank

Kerala University Rank holders 2018
Reshma Raveendran (B.Sc. Biotechnology) : 1st Rank

Kerala University Rank holders 2019
Sreelekshmi (B.Sc. Biotechnology) : 4th Rank

Kerala University Youth Festival 2018
Mohammed Shafi N : 3rd place in Kolkkali

Sports & Games 2018

  • Mohammed Shafi N : 2nd place in Kabadi Competition
  • Ajay S : 2nd place in Kabadi Competition

Present Faculty in Botany

Name: Shabnam A
Designation: Assistant Professor & Head Department of Botany & Biotechnology
Area of Specialization: Biosystematics and Molecular Biology

DOB & Age: 20.04.1986, 33 years
Official Address: M S M College Kayamkulam, Alappuzha 690502
Permanent Address: Charuvila Veedu, Therivinbhagom, Muthayil, Mancode P.O, Chithara, Kollam 691559
Qualification: M.Sc Botany from the University of Kerala with 7th Rank, B.Ed, NET
Administrative Responsibilities: Head of the Department (From 2017), DLMC Convener (2013-17)
Professional Experience: 8 Years of UG Level Teaching Experience

Name: Thushara T
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Plant Systematics

DOB & Age: 20.04.1986, 33 years
Official Address: M S M College Kayamkulam, Alappuzha 690502
Permanent Address: Veluthamanakkal, SVM P.O, Kozhikode, Karunagapally 690518
Qualification: M.Sc, B.Ed, NET
Administrative Responsibilities: Mentor for K-DISC & WWS, Member (IQAC office Team)
Professional Experience: 8 years

Name: Jijo C Varghese
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Genetics

DOB & Age: 01.07.1991, 28 years
Official Address: M S M College Kayamkulam, Alappuzha 690502
Permanent Address: Madayil House, Veeyapuram P.O, Haripad, Alappuzha 690514
Qualification: M.Sc, NET
Administrative Responsibilities: Member of University examination wing in the college
Professional Experience: 4 years

Name: Sruthy K Pillai
Designation: Assistant Professor

DOB & Age: 06.11.1989, 29 years
Official Address: M S M College Kayamkulam, Alappuzha 690502
Permanent Address: Indeevaram, Kadathoor, K. S. Puram P.O, Karunagappally 690544
Area of Specialization: Plant Biotechnology
Qualification: M.Sc. Botany ( 7th Rank) UGC –JRF, GATE

Name: Fouzia Hilal
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: General Botany and Environmental Science

DOB & Age: 11.03.1984, 34 years
Official Address: M S M College Kayamkulam, Alappuzha 690502
Permanent Address: Nowsheer Manzil, Arattupuzha North, Alleppey
Qualification: M.Sc, B.Ed, NET
Administrative Responsibilities: Nil
Professional Experience: 8 years

Name: Jaseera J S
Designation: Guest faculty Department of Botany
Area of Specialization: Plant Taxonomy

DOB & Age: 30.05.1983, 36 years
Official Address: M S M College Kayamkulam, Alappuzha 690502
Permanent Address: Kunnil Veedu, Korani P.O, Attingal 695104
Qualification: M.Sc, NET
Additional Responsibilities: Mentor for K-DISC & WWS
Professional Experience: 2 Years

Present Faculty in Biotechnology

Name: Lekshmi R
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Molecular Biology, Immunology and Environmental Biotechnology

DOB & Age: 02.09.1982, 37 years
Official Address: M S M College Kayamkulam, Alappuzha 690502
Permanent Address: Gulmohar, KLRA -35-A, Kunnel Lane, Mundakkal, Kollam-691001
Qualification: M.Sc (First Rank-2006, Bharathiar University), MPhil, NET
Administrative Responsibilities: Mentor of BSc. Biotechnology Programme, K-DISC
Professional Experience: 7 years

Name: Sreelakshmi.R
Designation: Guest faculty Department of Botany & Biotechnology
Area of Specialization: Molecular Biology

DOB & Age: 14.04.1987, 32 years
Official Address: M S M College Kayamkulam, Alappuzha 690502
Permanent Address: Krishna Sadanam, Panayil P.O, Nooranad, Alappuzha 690504
Qualification: M.Sc, B.Ed, NET
Administrative Responsibilities: Department level Virtual lab co-ordinator,Member in syllabus revision committee(2018)
Professional Experience: 5 years

Name: Dr. Deepa I
Designation: Guest Faculty
Area of Specialization: Molecular Biology, Industrial Microbiology

DOB & Age: 09-01-1981, 39 years
Official Address: M S M College Kayamkulam, Alappuzha 690502
Permanent Address: Nallasseril, Ramapuram, Keerikkad P.O 690508
Qualification: M.Sc, Phd.
Professional Experience: 2.5 Years