KONGUNADU ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)
Institution Affiliated to Bharathiar University
G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Development and expansion plans of the Department for the next five years
We wish our department to become in a period of five years,
To accomplish the visions, the following are our duties:
The Department was started in the academic year 1974-1975 with the undergraduate course, and the Department bears the badge of seniority. In 1977, for the first time,among all the colleges in Tamilnadu, SERICULTURE was introduced as an ancillary subject along with Botany, Biochemistry.The Department has now grown into titanic proportions offering M.Sc, since 1981-82 and the research degrees M.Phil and Ph.D since 1982. The Department is specialized in the fields of Entomology, Environmental Toxicology, Vermitechnology, Aquaculture, Biotechnology and Biodiversity. Till the last academic year number of UG & PG students graduated from the Department is 102 and 98, respectively.
|BSc. Zoology||Degree||3 years|
|MSc. Zoology||Degree||2 years|
|MPhil FT Zoology||Research||1 year|
|MPhil PT Zoology||Research||2 years|
|PhD (Full Time)||Research||3 years|
|PhD (Part Time)||Research||4 years|
To date, 21 Ph.D & 16 M.Phil degrees have been awarded. 2 M.Phil and 16 Ph.d are in roll.
4 minor projects and 1 major projects funded by UGC and other agencies have been completed and one minor project and 1 major project are under progress.
The Department takes special care to update the spheres of knowledge and thus the faculty members have so far attended 160 seminars/conferences of National and International level and 12 workshops/2 refresher courses. In addition to this,the faculty members have published 118 research papers in National and International journals. Faculty members presented a paper in the International conference at Dubai & Bangkok.
|Dr. M. Aruchami||Principal, Secretary & Director – Kongunadu Arts and Science College. Coimbatore – 29.
Executive Member of Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata.
President, Private Colleges Management Association.
|Tmt. C.A. Vasuki||Joint Secretary (Academic & Finance), Kongunadu Arts and Science College Coimbatore – 29.|
|Dr. A.A. Sivakumar||Former Principal|
|Dr. B. Dhanakkodi||Former Controller of Examinations & NSS Programme Officer|
|Dr. S. Logaswamy||Controller of Examinations & Former NSS PO|
|Dr. K. Logankumar||Dean Academic and Research Development & Former NSS PO|
|Dr. M. Lekshmanaswamy||Awarded Best NSS officer title|
In the near future ,the Department plans to introduce cocoon and silk processing with the support of trainers staff. Sericulture is to be introduced as the major subjects and also at the post graduate levels. The Department also intends to train the students on ornamental fish culture and Aquaculture. There is also a plan to label the biological indicators to identify the polluted environment and to workout in detail on solid waste management. Field training in pest and vector control in the context of biological control will be imparted. In addition to this, students will be trained in Vermiculture, Apiculture,i.e. (bee hive maintenance and culture) and Mushroom cultivation.
The Department convenes Alumni meet and number of former students join together and share their experiences. They also give suggestion regarding the curriculum for the betterment of the subject and benefit of the students. The alumni of this Department occupy prime places in research institution,university Departments,administrative chairs in National and International levels.
|Dr. Nallasivam Palanisamy||Director in Research Lab, USA|
|Dr. R. Ramakrishnan||Scientist, USA|
|Mrs. C.A. Vasuki||Joint Secretary (Academic & Finance) KASC, Coimbatore|
|Mr. M. Subramaniam||Director, Aromatic company, Coimbatore|
|Mr. S. Rajendran||Director, MRM Offset, Tirupur|
|Dr. M. Ramesh||Reader Bharathiar University, Coimbatore|
|Dr. S. Ramajayam||Lecturer Bharathiar University, Coimbatore|
|Dr. S. Sivaramakrishnan||Lecturer Bharathidasan University, Trichy|
|Dr. M. Rabeeth||Lecturer CNC, Tirupur|
|Dr. K. Thirumathal||Reader,APA College, Palani|
|Mr. S. Dhanapal||Environmental Scientist, PCB, Hosur|
|Mr. S. Kalaichelvi||Environmental Scientist, PCB, Coimbatore|
|Mrs. N. Vijayalakshmi||Lecturer,GVG, Udumalpet|
|Mrs. S. Umamaheswari||Lecturer & Head, GVG, Udumalpet|
|Mrs. T. Chitra||Lecturer,CNC college, Erode|
|Dr. S. Chitra||Lecturer, Erode Arts College, Erode|
|Mrs. Maheswari||Lecturer, GVG, Udumalpet|
|Mr. A.K. Rajendren||Ex-Public Prosecutor, Coimbatore|
|Dr. Sivakumari||Reader, Meenakshi College, Chennai|
|Mr. C.P. Kandaswamy||Inspector of Police, Trichy|
|Dr. Elizhli. N||Associate professor, P.S.G.R. Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore|
|Dr. V.M. Padmanaban||Associate Professor, Vasavi College, Erode|
|Dr. P. Sundararaj||Associate Professor, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore|