The present era has often been named ‘Anthropocene’ due to the enormous impact humans have had on this planet. Human domination has been driven by accumulation of knowledge by formal and informal means. Research may be defined as a systematic process of collection, organization and interpretation of facts towards the fulfillment of a specific aim
The realization of the motto of Carmel College, Mala – “Light and Love” reflects two ultimate goals of research - to dispel the darkness of ignorance - and to promote acceptance and appreciation of nature, life and society by enlarging the scope of human understanding, so essential for the upliftment of the downtrodden
The application of the principles and processes of research enables problem solving and innovation not only in the classroom or laboratory context but the real life settings. Rational and calm thought and ethical practices developed through rigorous research can alter the personality and interactions of the researcher for the better.