Carmel College Activities

Carmel College conducts various activities other than just academical ones to ensure that our students get training to be a productive individual of the society.

Our activities includes:

  • IQAC
  • Research
  • Research Journal
  • Extra Curricular
  • Clubs & Forums
  • IQAC
  • Research
  • Research Journal
  • Extra Curricular
  • Clubs & Forums
IQAC

The University Grants Commission (UGC) established in Nov.1956. To monitor standards of the higher educational institutions the UGC has established the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) as an autonomous body. NAAC has been instilling a momentum of quality consciousness amongst Higher educational institutions, aiming for continuous improvement. However, lating improvements in standards cannot come about only by accreditation from outside, once in five Year. An internal mechanism for sustenance, assurance and enhancement of the quality culture of education imparted by them.

Objectives

  • Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks
  • The relevance and quality of academic and research programmes
  • Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society
  • Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning
  • The credibility of evaluation procedures
  • Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and functioning of the support structure and services
  • Research sharing and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.

Functions

  • Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the college.
  • Dissemination of information on various quality parameters of higher education
  • Organization of workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles
  • Documentation of the various programmes / activities leading to quality improvement
  • Acting as a nodal agency of the institution for quality-related activities
  • Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) to be submitted to NAAC based on the quality parameters.
  • Publication of books like Best Practices, Value education and Repository of papers presented by faculty.
  • Conduction of surveys
  • Presentation of papers at seminars organized by other IQACs.
  • Organization of seminars, workshops and orientations for both teachers and students.

Benefits

  • Ensure Quality enhancement and internalization of the quality culture.
  • Ensure enhancement and integration among the various activities of the college and good practices
  • Build an organized methodology of Systematic Documentation.
  • Development of better internal communication.
Reports
IQAC Members
Chairperson
:
Dr. Licy C. I
Coordinator
:
Lakshmi Salim
Professors
:
Dr. Sr. Licy. A .D
Ms. Lakshmi Salim
Dr. Sreedevi E. P
Ms. Mary Philip
Dr. Vidhya Francis
Management Nominees
:
Sr. Mercina C M C
Sr. Josrita CMC
Dr. Sr. Kochuthressia K P
Administrative Officials
:
Sr. Licy K D
Smt. Baby C. G
Local Representative
:
Mr. A. V. Thomas
Student Representatives
:
Athira Sankarankutty
Sreelakshmi K J
Alumni Representatives
:
Ms. Meena Chako
Ms. Pretty John
Industrialist
:
Mr. Jomy P L
External Expert
:
Sr. Virgin CMC
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Research Projects
Faculty Project Title Research Type Status Department Starting Date Ending Date Project Report
Ms. Vinitha N. Vijayan, M.A., B.Ed, M.Phil. ‘The role of llamkulam Kunjan Pillai in the Historiography of Modern Kerala’ PhD On going 9 12-01-2014 View Report
Ms. Reena T. K., M.A., B.Ed. ’ Literary Perception & Historical Reconstruction: Represenation of Modern Kerala in Malayalam Fic PhD On going 9 12-04-2014 View Report
Ms. Vinitha N. Vijayan, M.A., B.Ed, M.Phil. ‘Port of Vizhinjam and its Historicity’ MRP On going 9 View Report
Dr. Sr. Kochuthressia K. P. (Sr. Seena), M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D. Ethno-Biodiversity Survey On Medicinal Plants At Thrissur Dist And Conservation Through Tissue Cultu MRP Completed 7 View Report
Dr. Bindhu K. B., M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D. (HOD) Conservation of Selected RED Listed Medicinal plants Through In vitro Propagation MRP On going 7 View Report
Dr. Sr. Kochuthressia K. P. (Sr. Seena), M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D. A survey of Highly Medicinal Plant Morinda citrifolia (Noni) in the Coastal areas of Thrissur Distri MRP Completed 7 01-10-2013 28-12-2016 View Report
Dr. Princy K. G., M.Sc., Ph.D. Chemical and Microbiological Analysis of Ground Water in Mala Block Panchayath. MRP Completed 6 View Report
Dr. Roshini K. Thumpakara, M.Sc., Ph.D. Analysis of Vitamin C in commericial and natural fruit juices MRP Completed 6 View Report
Dr. Sr. Licy A.D.(Sr. Catherine), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., B.Ed. Self help group Xavier Board Project Completed 11 View Report
Dr. Sr. Licy A.D.(Sr. Catherine), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., B.Ed. Awareness on AIDS- An Emerging Health Problem among Adolescence Girls - Completed 11 View Report
Dr. Sr. Licy A.D.(Sr. Catherine), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., B.Ed. Institutionalized Elderly Women - On going 11 View Report
Dr. Sr. Licy A.D.(Sr. Catherine), M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., B.Ed. A comparative study on Generation Differentials of Single Women in Kerala. PhD Completed 11 View Report
Dr. Bindhu K. B., M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D. (HOD) Conservation of Selected Red Listed Medicinal Plants through Invitro Propagation MRP Completed 7 01-02-2013 View Report
Ms. Pretty John P., M.A., M.Phil, B. Ed. The Consciousness of A Latina Writer:Echoes of Gender in Black and White in Julia Alvarez’s Saving MRP Completed 1 View Report
Objectives

Carmel Blaze has undergone many transitions: include new authors and editors from other institutions. Carmel Blaze is peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by Carmel Research Cell. The main objective of the research journal is to provide an intellectual platform for the scholars and professors. The major aim to promote interdisciplinary studies in humanities, Science and Social Science. We want to take this opportunity to thank our contributors and editors. We also want to thank everyone at Carmel Research Cell for their long stewardship over the journal.

Editorial Board
Managing Editor
:
Dr. Sr. Lizy C.I
Principal
Carmel College, Mala
Editors
:
Dr. Sr. Licy A. D.
Dr. Roshini K Thumpakara
Dr. VineethaVijayan
Ms. Lakshmi Salim
Review Committee
:
Dr. Deepak Chandran
Pusan National University
Busan, South Korea.

Dr. Justin Kombarakkaran
New Mexico Tech, USA.

Prof Dr. N Prasantha Kumar
SreeSankaracharya University of Sanskrit,
Kalady.

Dr. Sara Neena T.T
Associate Professor
VimalaCollege,Thrissur.

Dr John Britto
Rapinat Herbarium and centre forMolecular Systematics
St.Josephs College, Trichy.

Dr. Jossy P George
Principal
Christ Institute of Management Pune.

Dr. Surjith Kumar
University of Alberta Canada.

Prof. T.P.Sankarankutty Nair
(Rtd Head, University College, TVM)
Director of Heritage Studies, HillPalace, Tripunithura.

Prof. A.Satheesh
Head, Department of History
University of Kerala, TVM.

Dr.A.Shaji
Faculty Member, Department ofHistory
School of Distance Education,
University of Kerala, TVM.

Dr.P.Renjini
Asst.Prof, Department of History,
Nirmala College, Coimbatore,
Tamil Nadu.

Prof.I.Sarkar,
Department of History,
North Bengal University,
Darjeeling.
Journal Volumes
Guidelines for Contributors
  • It welcomes original research papers from all academicians, research scholars and faculty of various educational Institutions-Book reviews are also welcoming.
  • Papers based on theoretical/empirical research and experiences should satisfy good quality research and must reflect the practical applicability/policy implications of research
  • Papers based on theoretical/empirical research and experiences should satisfy good quality research and must reflect the practical applicability/policy implications of research
  • The paper should be submitted by the month of May-It shall be sent by post or e-mail.
  • In the first page of the paper, please provide full name and full address (institutional address with designation and correspondence address) along with e-mail address.
  • The author should send a declaration stating that the paper is their original contribution and has not copied from any other source.
  • All references have been duly acknowledged at the appropriate process and the paper is neither published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere
  • If the article is submitted by post, the hard copy must be accompanied by one self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • The final draft is subject to editors' amendments to suit the journals requirements.

All correspondence relating to "Carmel Blaze" should be addressed to

The Editor
Carmel Blaze Carmel College Mala-680 732
Thrissur (Dt), Kerala
Phone: 0480-2890 247, Fax: 0480-2890247
E-mail:researchcell@carmelcollegemala.ac.in Web: carmelcollegemala.ac.in

Extra Curricular activities

COLLEGE UNION

The College Union is an elected body of students of the college for the promotion of the practice of democracy and leadership qualities among the students of the college. The College Union consists of Chairman, Vice Chairman, General Secretary, Joint Secretary, Fine Arts Secretary, Magazine Editor, General Captain and University Union Councillor elected by the students for each academic year. The Union functions under the guidance of a Staff Advisor appointed by the Principal.

NATIONAL CADET CORPS(NCC)

While NCC is a tri-service organisation including Army, Navy and Air force, Carmel College NCC sub unit comprises of the Army wing. With an enrolled strength of 160 cadets, ever since its establishment in the college in 1981, this sub unit has always been one of the largest and most active subunits of the 7 Kerala girls battalion NCC. Our NCC cadets have participated in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi and in various National and Regional camps. The cadets also have secured the best cadets award.

NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS)

We have two NSS units comprising of hundred students in each unit. This bears witness to the sense of commitment that the students have towards the society. The NSS units of our college conduct regular and special camps, awareness classes, surveys & various other programmes for the volunteers and the society at large.

COMPULSORY SOCIAL SERVICE (CSS)

The Calicut University has initiated Compulsory Social Service for students at Degree level, which makes the students aware of thier duties and responsiblities to the society. The programme under CSS will be distributed during the entire period of course, normally 10 days in each academic year, and shall not exceed 30 days in the entire period of study.

ALL INDIA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY STUDENTS FEDERATION (AICUF)

We have a very enthusiastic and active AICUF unit functioning in our college from the year 1981 onwards. AICUF promotes spiritual insights among the students through various seminars, Bible study classes and talks by eminent resource persons, annual retreats, weekly prayer meetings, daily rosary, Holy mass and confession on first fridays. Colourful Christmas celebrations with Christmas message, gift exchange, and carol form part of its activities. AICUF members are also very active in visiting the sick and suffering. They collect money, food items, clothes, medicines etc for the inmates of orphanages, old age homes, prisons, leprosy hospitals, physically and mentally challenged and celebrate Onam, Christmas and other festive occasions with them.

JESUS YOUTH

Jesus Youth is a youth initiative rooted in charistmatic spirituality. It is a Catholic missionary movement spread out in various countries of the world, started in Kerala and with a strong presence in India and abroad. Jesus youth is a life style of youth in this fast paced world. These young people have a deep encounter with Jesus as a friend, guide & saviour. In our college, the unit started in 1998 and organise regular prayer meetings. The members also attend various programmes conduted by the Jesus Youth Campus Ministry. Every year, the members celebrate “Good News Day” and Bible fest in the campus.

FINE ARTS

The college has a good cultural centre to train and practise where the students are encouraged to perform their talents in the field of fine arts. The activiites begin with the Freshers Day. Inter Departmental competitions will be periodically organised to promote the spirit of Competition and healthy rivalry. Studens are also inspired te participate in D-Zone & Inter zone of the University Arts Festival,

WOMEN’S CELL

There is an active women’s cell functioning in the college with a Tailoring centre-where hand and machine embroidary and making of fancy items and toys are taught, Type writing and Shorthand centre approved by the government. Besides, we have candle making and book binding unit. Circulation of library books among the rural women is done at the documentation centre of the cell. it conducts awareness programmes related to women such as women empowerment, women’s rights etc.

SPORTS AND GAMES

A sound mind rests in a sound body’, imbiling this great truth, students have been encouraged to take part in sports and games. The sports students are given training in the following events. Cricket Ball Badminton Hockey Cycling Shuttle Badminton Athletics Archery Football Yoga Chess The students have brought laurels to the college by winning several prizes in National, State, University and District level competitions

CAREER GUIDANCE CELL

The cell functions with a view to help students choose an appropriate career in future. Students are given encouragement and information for participation in placement drives by Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, HCL. etc.

Clubs & Forums

There are different Clubs and forums working in affiliation to each department. They conduct different activities in connection with their academic programme. To develop initiative, sense of responsiblity and to widen the interests of the students, the college offers various clubs such as:

  • Career Guidance cell
  • Readers theatre
  • Speaker’s Forum
  • Writers’ Forum
  • Photography club
  • Laughter club
  • Tourism club
  • Nature club
  • Electronics club
  • Enterpreneurship Development Club
  • Women’s Cell
  • News Club
  • Sports Club
  • Quiz Club
  • Eco friendly club
  • Orchid & Anthurium club
  • Ethno club
  • Eco Tourism club
  • Samskrithi
  • Health club
  • Energy and environment
  • Conservation club
  • Yoga
  • Aerobics
  • Singers Forum
  • Dancers Forum
  • Legal Literacy club
  • Media club
  • Numismatic club
  • Encon club
  • Aqua Club
  • Life Club
  • BLIS Club
  • Techie Club