Kongunadu

Arts and Science College (Autonomous)

Institution Affiliated to Bharathiar University

Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade 3.64 CGPA (3rd Cycle)

College of Excellence (UGC)

Co-Educational Institution Approved by UGC, New Delhi

  G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamilnadu, INDIA

44 years of educational excellance


Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Process

With an insight of providing value based education, our institution always emphasized and nurtured the students with moral, scientific and technical knowledge. To make the platform for future, DBT-STAR college scheme boosted this approach by enhancing with various programmes for the benefit of students like summer training, guest lectures, workshops, orientations, seminars and conferences, etc.

Summer Training Programme

Department Year No. of students Place of training
Biochemistry 2012-13 8
  • Nivrithi Hospital, Coimbatore -641047
  • Sri Padmavathi Hospital, Coimbatore - 10.
  • Dr. Sengaliappan Nursing Home, Coimbatore –11.
  • Indian Medical Diagnostic Centre, Bhavani – 638301.
  • Sri Parvathi Pathological Laboratory, Coonoor – 643101.
  • Kalpana Medical Centre, Coimbatore – 30.
  • Kavery Medical Centre, Karikudi – 630002.
  • Oneness Microbes Diagnostics, Coimbatore
  • Govt. Primary Health Centre, Ootakamund.
  • Sinduja Hospital, Manapari – 621306.
  • Kiruba Diagnostic Centre, Coimbatore
2013-14 28
2014-15 47
Biotechnology 2012-13 24
  • Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor
  • Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • KTVR Group Hospital, Coimbatore
  • Sterling Biotech Ltd, Ooty
  • Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • Sri Kumar Hospital,  Coimbatore
  • Life Care Diagnostic Centre, Dharmapuri
  • Shri Annamalai Shivani Hospital, Ramanathapuram
2013-14 25
2014-15 37
Botany 2012-13 18
  • R & D Bio Lab, Coimbatore
  • V.K.A Dairy, Karur
  • Nilgiris Adivasi Welfare Association, Kotagiri
  • Thick technologies, Coimbatore
  • Tamilnadu Government (Phuthu Vaazhu Project), Rural area development department, Thirunelveli district.
2013-14 20
2014-15 38

Workshops/ Training and Orientations/ Seminars and Conferences

Programmes in 2012-2013

Year Title of the Programme Organized by Date and Venue Benefits to Students and No. of Participants
BIOCHEMISTRY
2012-13 Hands on training on “Gene Cloning” All staff members 15-16 Mar2013, Dept. of Biochemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College (KASC) Learnt the gene transformation and cloning Second and Third B. Sc. Biochemistry (23 students)
BIOTECHNOLOGY
2012-13 One day State level seminar for biologists on “Is Bioscience Dwindling in India?” Dr. S. N. Suresh and Dr. S. V. Sathish 7 July 2012, Dept. of Biotechnology, (KASC) Learnt the importance of Biotechnology in the modern era
All the participatory departments (263 students)
National Level hands On Training on “Metagenomic Approach to Identify bacterial Pathogens and its virulence transcripts” Dr. G. Vivekanandan 5 to 9 Sept 2012, Dept. of Biotech, KASC Learnt about experimental approach to analyze the microbial samples using metagenomic methods
III B. Sc. Biotechnology (22 students)
Two Days UGC-Delhi Sponsored National Conference entitled, “Role of Biotechnology in conservation of Biodiversity” Dr. S. N. Suresh 9 –10 April, 2013, Dept. of Biotech, KASC Learnt the importance of biodiversity with application of  biotechnology All the participatory departments (268 students)
BOTANY
2012-13 Workshop on “Techniques for Bonsai making and cut flower arrangement and acquiring knowledge on plant germplasm resources” Dr. K. Manonmani 15-16 Mar, 2013, Department of Botany, KASC Learnt the techniques to create Bonsai as well as helped students to earn while studying using cut flower arrangements
(II & II UG. Botany 38 students)
ZOOLOGY
2012-13 One day seminar on Recent Advances in Biological Sciences Dr. K. Logankumar 18. 04. 2012 Dept. of Zoology, KASC Learnt the importance of Recent developments in biology
Conference on Innovative teaching evaluation methodology in higher education system’ Dr. K. Logankumar 27.03.13; Dept. of Zoology, KASC It’s the programme conducted  for all the teachers
(91 teachers)

Programmes in 2013-2014

Year Title of the Programme Organized by Date and Venue Benefits to Students and No. of Participants
BIOCHEMISTRY
2013-14 Workshop on “Importance of Semi-autoanalyser in the analysis of various biochemical parameters” Dr. K. Kalaivani 7 Jan, 2014, Dept. of Biochemistry, KASC Students used this equipment for enzyme assays and analysis of various biochemical parameters while doing their project
III B. Sc. Biochemistry (15 students)
Training programme on “Medicinal mushroom cultivation” Dr. S. Krishnakumari 23 Jan, 2014, Department of Biochemistry, KASC Learnt the techniques in processing as well as cultivation of button mushroom and other medicinal mushrooms
II & III B. Sc. Biochemistry (40 students)
BIOTECHNOLOGY
2013-14 One day Workshop on “Biosafety, Bioethics and Calculations in Biological Sciences” Dr. N. Srinath
Dr. P. Karthikeyan
16 Dec, 2013, Dept. of Biotechnology, KASC Learnt the basic features in biosafety and bioethics measures with biological calculations in biotechnology
All participatory departments (320 students)
National Level Workshop and Exhibition on”Medicinal values of Plants and Plant Products” Dr. R. Subashkumar
Dr. V. Bhuvaneshwari
Dr. M. Kalaiselvi
23rdJan, 2014, Department of Biotechnology, KASC Learnt the techniques in processing as well as usages of different medicinal plants
All participatory departments (320 students)
BOTANY
2013-14 Demonstration on health care by using herbal medicines Dr. K. Manonmani 4 Jan, 2014, Department of Botany, KASC Awareness regarding herbs and its usages
 (263 students)
Workshop on “Floristic documentation and herbarium technology – tools  for species conservation” Dr. K. Manonmani 7 Jan, 2014, Department of Botany, KASC Different approaches in documentation and herbarium preparations
UG  Botany (63 students)
ZOOLOGY
2013-14 Workshop on “Recent Advances in Aquatic Research” on Dr. K. Lekeshmanaswamy & Dr. S. Raja 12.12.13; Dept. of Zoology, KASC Learnt the importance of Recent developments in Aquatic research
All participatory departments (320 students)
Conference on “Conservation and inventerization of Soil Biota Dr. P. Kathireswari 19 to 21st Dec, 2013; Dept. of Zoology, KASC Sponsored by DST, New Delhi & TNSCST Chennai
All participatory departments (320 students)
The Earth Hour campaign was conductedon Dr. S. Raja 28.03.2014; Dept. of Zoology, KASC Jointly organized by WWF-India
All participatory departments (320 students)

Programmes in 2014-2015

Year Title of the Programme Organized by Date and Venue Benefits to Students and No. of Participants
BIOCHEMISTRY
2014-15 Training programme on “Medicinal mushroom cultivation” Dr. S. Krishnakumari 19 Aug, 2014, Department of Biochemistry, KASC Learnt the techniques in processing as well as implementation of tissues culture for cultivation  of  medicinal mushrooms
II B. Sc. Biochemistry (47 students)
Workshop on “Application of Semi-autoanalyser in Clinical Biochemistry” Dr. K. Kalaivani 13 Jan, 2015,
Department of  Biochemistry, KASC
Students used this equipment for enzyme assays and analysis of various biochemical parameters
IIIB. Sc. Biochemistry (25 students)
BIOTECHNOLOGY
2014-15 Workshop on Biotechnology laboratory Techniques : An Introductory and Orientation programme Dr. R. Subashkumar 26thSept, 2014, Department of Biotechnology, KASC Learnt the basic features in biotechnology I UG Biotechnology (40 students)
Two Days Workshop on “Techniques in Microbial Biotechnology” Dr. R. Subashkumar
Dr. N. Srinath
7-8thJan, 2015,
Department of  Biotechnology, KASC
Learnt the handling of microbes as well as industrial usages with water and milk quality analysis
II B. Sc. Biotechnology (38 Students)
Two Days Workshop on Advanced Techniques in Biotechnology Dr. R. Subashkumar
Dr. M. Kalaiselvi
12-13rd Jan, 2015,
Dept. of  Biotechnology, KASC
Learnt the advanced techniques used in medical and industries like e-porator, semi-autoanalyzer
III UG B. Sc. Biotechnology (25 students)
National Level Conference entitled, ”Medicinal Plants and Health Care” Dr. R. Subashkumar 17 Mar, 2015, Department of  Biotechnology, KASC Learnt the techniques in processing as well as usages of different medicinal plants
All participatory departments (470 students)
Two Days Hands on Training in “Water Quality Analysis” Dr. R. Amsaveni 30-31 Mar, 2015, Department of  Biotechnology, KASC Learnt the handling of microbes as well as industrial usages water quality analysis
II B. Sc., Biotechnology (38 students)
One day Seminar Series on “Emerging Trends in Nanosciences” Dr. N. Srinath
Dr. K. Kalaivani (Biochemistry)
31 Mar,2015, Department of Biotechnology, KASC Effective teaching about nanoscience by renowned scientist and resource persons
All participatory departments (470 students)
BOTANY
2014-15 One day workshop on “Herbal formulations for health care” Dr. K. Manonmani 1 Oct, 2014, Department of Botany,KASC Learnt the preparation methods in herbal medicines
UG Botany (76 students)
Special lecture on “Plant – Animal interaction with reference to pollinators and seed dispersers” Dr. K. Manonmani 12 Mar, 2015,
Department of Botany, KASC
Awareness regarding the biodiversity as well as pollination and seed dispersion methods
Workshop on “Medicinal plants – Perspectives and Practices” for Dr. K. Manonmani 17 Mar, 2015,
Department of Botany, KASC
Learnt the identification and usages of medicinal plants
All the participatory departments (470 students)
ZOOLOGY
2014-15 Educator skills workshop on “The sahyadri Freshwater Biodiversity-2014 Dr. S. Raja Dept. of Zoology, KASC Jointly organized by Dept. of Zoology and Zoo outreach organization
The Advances in Aquaculture Technology awareness programme was conducted on Dr. S. Raja 21.08.2014; Dept. of Zoology, KASC The students learnt the technology development in aquaculture
Nine days exhibition on “Uyir Nizhal 2014 11th Photography Exhibition on Wildlife & Nature” Dr. S. Raja 4th to 12th Oct, 2014; Dept. of Zoology, KASC Jointly organized by Dept. of Zoology, OSAI Non-Governmental Orgnization Dept. of Forest & Environment, Govt. of Tamil Nadu
Seminar on “Understanding our Wildlife”, Dr. S. Raja 10th Oct, 2014; Dept. of Zoology, KASC Dept. of Zoology and OSAI Non-Governmental Orgnization (NGO), Dept. of Forest, Govt. of Tamil Nadu
One day Farmers' meet and Five days training on Freshwater prawn farming and recent advances in Aquaculture Practices Dr. S. Raja 27th Jan to 1st Feb, 2015; Dept. of Zoology, KASC Staff members conveyed the techniques to farmers and students and they learnt the methods and maitainance of aquaculture.
One day workshop on Solid Waste Management Dr. M. Lekeshmanaswamy 31.03.2015 The principle and method of solid waste management learnt by the students ()
Year of Support Total No. of Workshop/Training/Orientation/Seminar/Conferences in all Departments Total (in each year)
 
Biochemistry
Biotechnology
Botany
Zoology
 
2012-2013
1
3
1
2
7
2013-2014
2
2
2
3
9
2014-2015
2
6
3
6
17
Total (2012-2015)
33