Academic Profile & Positions held

I.Academic Profile

Sl No

Degree

Year

Subject

University/Institution

Grade/% of marks

1

Pre-Degree

1979

Physics, Chemistry, Biology

University of Kerala

74

2

B Sc

1982

Botany Main, Zoology

and Chemistry as Subsidiaries

University of Kerala;

2nd Rank in the University of Kerala

89.8

3

M Sc

1984

Botany

University of Kerala

1st Rank in the University of Kerala

78.7

Distinction

4

Ph D

1992

Soil Ecology

Dnipropetrovsk National University

Excellent grade

5

PGDE & E

1998

Ecology and Environment

Indian Institute of Ecology

and Environment

Distinction

77.6%

6

Certification

2008

ISO-14000 Lead Auditor

British Standard Institution

First Grade

II.Position Held

  1. Professor, School of Biosciences (2011 to the present)
  2. Member, Admission Committee for Postgraduate Programmes, MG University Campus (2018 – present)
  3. Member, Curriculum Committee for Organic Farming Certificate Course of MG University (2017-present)
  4. Director of the School of Biosciences Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2012-2015)
  5. Founder Director of National Institute of Plant Science Technology (NIPST) Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2014 – 2015)
  6. Chairman, Board of Studies in Bioscience, Mahatma Gandhi University (2014-2017)
  7. Chairman, Board of Studies in Botany, Mahatma Gandhi University (2015-2018)
  8. Convener, Credit and Semester System of Mahatma Gandhi University (2015-2018)
  9. Research Coordinator, St Berchmans College (Autonomous), Changanacherry, (2009-2011)
  10. Associate Professor in Botany, St Berchmans College (Autonomous), Changanacherry, (1998-2011)
  11. Lecturer in Botany (Sr Scale) St Berchmans College (Autonomous), Changanacherry,(1993-1998)
  12. Deputation to USSR for Research by the Ministry of HRD, Govt of India (1989-1992)
  13. Lecturer in Botany, St Dominic’s College, Parathodu PO, Kanjirapally (1985 -1993)