Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur

CAMPUS LIFE

Vimala College has a ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy towards Ragging. Ragging is strictly prohibited in the campus by law. The Anti Ragging Cell constituted in the College handles issues related to any act of ragging and strict action will be taken against the perpetrators of such incidents 

The College is bound by the UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions 2009 dated 17 June 2009, as Gazetted on 4 July 2009 and the amendments thereto from time to time.

Summary of UGC Regulations on Anti Ragging (PDF Document )

Summary of the Order of the Hon. Supreme Court on Ragging (PDF Document)

UGC Anti Ragging FAQ (PDF Document)

UGC Latest Circular on Anti Ragging(PDF Document)

What Constitutes Ragging?

1. Any disorderly conduct whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or a junior student.

2. Indulging in a rowdy or undisciplined activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a junior student.

 3. Asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not do in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student.

Activities of Anti- Ragging Cell

  • Anti Ragging warning in the campus, Prospectus and Student’s Handbook and Website
  • Periodic Meetings of the Cell
  • Awareness Sessions for Students and Parents
  • Documenting written undertaking by Students and Parents
  • Counselling and Mentoring for Students

Any student affected by or subjected to Ragging must lodge a complaint to any member of the Anti-Ragging Cell as displayed on the website and  student handbook within three working days of the incident duly citing the date, time and place of the incident, name and details of the student/s involved and the nature / act of ragging

Members of the Anti Ragging Cell (Name and designation with phone number)

1.Dr Sr Beena Jose, Principal, Ph.no. 0487 2332080

2.Dr Sr Beena T L, Vice Principal & Dean of Residence,  Ph.no. 8281384282

3.Dr Petrisia Joseph, Coordinator of Anti Ragging cell,

   (Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology) Ph.no. 7025924756

4.Dr V Shinju (Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology) Ph.no. 9446943143

5.Dr Aneesh George (Asst. Professor, Department of Physics) Ph.no. 9562260042

6.Nominee - Sub Inspector of Police (Viyyur)

7.Media Representative - Sri Anju Raj

8. Student Representative -

AFFIDAVIT

ANTI RAGGING UNDERTAKING BY STUDENTS AND PARENTS/GUARDIANS https://www.antiragging.in/Site/Affidavits_registration_form.aspx

Step By Step Guide On How To Fill An Online Anti Ragging Undertaking (PDF Document)

The Internship Guidance Cell at Vimala College (Autonomous) is a dynamic body, envisioned to open up trajectories of diverse internship opportunities and get the student community in touch with the larger horizons of employability and practical experience in their disciplines. The students can contact the cell for queries related to Summer Internship, UBA Internship and Internshala.

Objectives

  • Identify Internship programmes suitable for each discipline
  • Disseminate information and guide the students to explore various internship opportunities
  • Offer guidance in the correspondence with institutions of high repute
  • Identify the hurdles students face in making it to quality internship programmes and suggest remedial measures
  • Establish and maintain collaborations with esteemed organisations where our students can have practical exposure to their disciplines in action

Faculty in charge

Dr Harish Jose (Assistant Professor, Department of English)
Dr Nancy Mathew (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry)
Dr Srilakshmi P Bhaskar (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry)
Ms Nimitha  K C (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry)


Events Organised


Opportunities for online internship - Online Orientation Programme
October 9, 2020
Time  2.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Resource Person : Sahil Sharma , CEO GIGINDIA, Pune, Maharashtra


  • Catechism /Ethics classes: One hour per week
  • Prescribed syllabus and well defined course structure
  • Annual examination and Prizes

International Student Cell is a resource center for the International collaborations of the college which was established in the academic year 2019 - 20. It facilitates the development of Memorandum of Understanding and partnership with universities abroad and international organisations. It aims to promote the exchange of students and scholars among the different universities across the globe for academic programmes, Internships, Joint research programmes and Capacity building programs.

The college signed Memorandum of Understanding with four institutions such as St.Augustine College, South Africa, Kadambari Memorial College of Science and Management, Kathmandu, St.Xavier’s College, Kathmandu and  SCIO Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford, University of Oxford, UK.

Faculty in charge:

Coordinator - Mr Lims Thomas (Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work)
                      Dr Bijoy P Mathew (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry)
                      Dr Lakshmi C M (Assistant Professor, Department of English)

In 2019 – 20, as part of the student exchange programme, Ms Smriti Shreshtha and Ms Shriya Shreshtha, two Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students from St. Xavier’s College, Kathmandu has completed a three-week internship with Department of Social Work, Vimala College from 04/01/20 to 23/01/20. The internship consists of field visits to various social welfare organisations such as District Child Protection Unit, ATMA foundation and Gurukulam, Palliative and Hospice Care Unit, District Legal Aid Service and Mediation Centre, District Probation Office and Child Welfare Committee. The interns were involved with article reviews, attending the workshops and regular classes too.


 


 

 

 

                                                      CENTRAL LEVEL SCHOLARSHIPS

NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP

CLICK HERE

Post Matric Scholarship for Minorities

https://scholarships.gov.in/

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University students

https://scholarships.gov.in/

PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child

https://scholarships.gov.in/

PG Scholarship for University Rank Holders (Ist and IInd rank holders)

https://scholarships.gov.in/

Post  Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

https://scholarships.gov.in/

INSPIRE Scholarship

http://online-inspire.gov.in/

Public Notice regarding change of Bank Account details for Scholarship

                                                   STATE LEVEL SCHOLARSHIPS

NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP

CLICK HERE

State Merit Scholarship -DCE

http://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in

District Merit Scholarship-DCE

http://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in

Muslim Nadar Girls Scholarship-DCE

http://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in

Suvarna Jubilee Merit Scholarship-DCE

http://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in

BLIND/PH Scholarship -DCE

http://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in

PRATHIBHA Scholarship

https://ws.kscste.kerala.gov.in/prathibha

Higher Education Scholarship

http://dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in/hescholarship/

Snehapoorvam Scholarship

http://kssm.ikm.in/

E-GRANTZ

click here for details

Prof.Joseph Mundassery Scholarship

http://www.minoritywelfare.kerala.gov.in/

C H Muhammed koya Scholarship

http://www.minoritywelfare.kerala.gov.in/

Vidhyasamunnathi Merit Scholarship

https://www.kswcfc.org/

Faculty in charge

Nodal Officer National Scholarship Portal  -  Mr Sojan Joseph (9846625573)

Nodal Officer DCE Scholarships, Snehapoorvam -  Ms Dolly Augustine (8089519197)

EGrantz & Other details - Mr Anson C A (8086344750)

25 - 30 students are placed under the care of a Tutor who is directly responsible for their academic and personal wellbeing. The third hour of every Friday is assigned as the tutorial hour. Mentoring is provided by all faculty members in the light of their personal and professional experience and expertise.

Aim and Objective

• To represent students and their concerns by providing good leadership
• To foster cordial relations among students, staff and management
• To promote healthy and responsible participation in extra curricular activities
• To instill in students the duties and rights of responsible citizens of India and comprehend the nuances of governance
 • To uphold, implement and work for the ideals of the College in a befitting manner

Election 

Parliamentary model as per para 6.2.4 of the J.M. Lyngdoh Commission
Report and order passed by the Supreme Court of India in SLP No. 24295/ 2004.

 Constitution:

• General Council : All students

Executive Committee 

Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, General Secretary, University Union Councilors, Magazine Editor, Fine Arts Secretary and Sports Secretary
Election Procedure

• Constitution of Electoral Council: 2 elected representatives from each class
• Electoral council elects the Executive committee members
• Sports Secretary is nominated by a committee composed of the Principal, HOD of Physical Education Department and Dean of Students
• Other elected members: UG representative, PG representative, Language secretaries (English, Malayalam and English)
• The Principal is the Ex-officio Treasurer and patron of the College Union.

Eligibility to contest election

• Possess 80% attendance in the previous year (not applicable for the First year students)
• Should have cleared all internal and external examinations held till date
• Should not have had any disciplinary action taken against them inside or outside the campus
• Students are forbidden to contest in the Union election on the label of student organization

College Union 2019-2020

Chairperson - Alinta Joy 
Vice Chairperson - Alina Ann Vijay 
General Secretary - Ayana B 
Joint Secretary - Priya Pius 
Fine Arts Secretary - Anupama Nair T 
Student Editor - Sanjana S 
UUC - Asna A 
UUC - Aleena P Vince
General Captian - Sneha S

 

Official College Union Inauguration and Oath Taking Ceremony on 25-8-2019  at College Auditorium. The College Union members with chief guest  Kerala chief VIP Adv. K Rajan.

College Union Election incharge 

Principal               - Dr Sr Beena Jose
Vice Principal       - Dr Sr Beena T L
Coordinator          - Ms J Anuja (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science)
Joint Coordinator - Ms Sojan Joseph (Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce)
Members             - Mr Sreekumar (Assistant Professor, Department of History)
College Union Advisors

Dr Sr Beena T L (Vice Principal)
Ms Divya C D (Assistant Professor, Department of English)
Ms Liji Maliakkel (Assistant Professor, Department of Economics)
Mr Sojan Joseph (Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce)

Students' Union Activities

Vimala college has a vibrant students' union which is very energetic and dynamic when it comes to representing students interests. The student union council enhance the overall experience at Vimala College by promoting general welfare and concerns of the student body by providing new programs and initiatives for the students. Every union fashions it's own logo and motto once the elections are over and select a special theme for the years activities.

This year's union has picked 'satkriti' with the motto good thoughts and good actions. The logo depicts two hands which is helping each other and that inturn improves our mental state and health.

The kalamkari MMX1X Fine Arts Inauguration was held on 12/12/2019 by cine artist Mr. Sarjano Khalid. The event introduced the 4 kalamkari Groups followed by Kalamkari Fashion show.

 

Objectives 

  • To cater to student progression
  • To provide counselling on career options and higher studies in India and abroad
  • To organize coaching classes for competitive examinations
  • To provide orientation programme on job requirements
  • To organize job fairs
  • To collaborate with potential employers and recruiting agencies
  • To document student progression

Faculty in charge

Coordinator          -   Dr Feebarani John (Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology)
                                 Dr Binu K (Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology)

Joint Coordinators -  Dr Sinto P Anto (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology)
                                 Ms Mony Geege (Assistant Professor, Department of Home Science)
Members                - Ms Liji Maliakkel (Assistant Professor, Department of Economics)
                                Dr Jovia Jose (Assistant Professor, Department of Physics)
                                Dr Nimmy Kuriakose (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry)
                                Dr Preethi John (Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics)
                                Mr Sreekumar V (Assistant Professor, Department of History)
                                Dr  Harish Jose (Assistant Professor, Department of English)


CAREER JALAKAMInformation brochure detailing the higher studies and career options for students issued by National Employment Service (Kerala) Vocational Guidance section in association with KASE Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence.
LIST OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS WHICH OFFER POST GRADUATE/PHD PROGRAMME IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

HIGHER STUDIES AFTER B.Sc

HIGHER STUDIES AFTER B.A/B.Com


Events Organised


EXCELSIOR 2020 - Motivatonal Talk and Interactive Session with S. Sushree IPS (ASP, Bhubaneswar) 
September 8, 2020
Click here to Watch EXCELSIOR 2020


 EXCELSIOR 2020 - Webinar on "CAREERS IN ADVENTURE TOURISM AND MOUNTAINEERING" 
October 10, 2020


 

  • Teacher evaluation     
  • Exit survey        
  • PTA feedback
  • Alumnae feedback  
  • Suggestion box
  • Alumnae employers’ feedback

Research Journal:Vimala International Research Journal

  • Students are motivated to present paper at Regional/National/ International seminars under the guidance of faculty
  • Students are also encouraged to publish research articles in journals and periodicals
  • Seminars/workshops/extension lecture are organized in the Department / College with the aim of inculcating research culture in students
  • The Research Centres provide orientation and programmes for the PG /UG students
  • Research scholars are provided all facilities to meet their academic requirements
  • List of consultants and area of expertise is provided on college website

Members
Principal - Dr Sr Marriette A Therattil Vice Principal - Dr Sr Beena Jose
Dean of student’s welfare - Sr Beena T L(Mal) Consultant - Dr Asha P Rao (SW)
Dr Feebarani John (Zoo) Smt Dolly Augustine (Mat) Dr Vimala M (Eco)
Sr Preetha P L (Jr Supt ) Student Chairperson

 

 

The Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) of Vimala College was constituted in accordance with the  Prevention, Prohibition and Redressel of sexual harassment of women employees and students in higher education institution Act, 2013.The objective of the  Committee is to take consistent action for prevention, prohibition and redressal of complaints received regarding sexual harassment and gender discrimination of women personnel at the workplace.The committee is constituted in our institute to go into and recommend necessary steps with regard to complaints on sexual harassment and to address issues related to Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal  of such complaints.

Committee Members:

Sl. No

Name

Designation

Telephone No & Email ID

Post held

1

Dr Sr Beena Jose  

(Sr Mable)

Principal

9562503468

drbeenajose@gmail.com

 

2

Dr Sr Beena T L

 (Sr Namitha)

Vice Principal

8281384282

namitharose18@gmail.com

 

3

Dr Vimala

HoD & Assistant. Professor, 

Dept of Economics

9495740051

vimalamaikkara@gmail.com  

Coordinator

4

Ms Swarna K L

HoD &Assistant. Professor,

Dept of Mathematics

9388401392

swarnatrichur@gmail.com

Members

5

Dr Asha P Rao

HoD &Associate.Professor, Dept of Social Work

9447148227

ashadshenoy@gmail.com

Members

6

Dr Minimol K

Vice Principal

9495875418

minikjose@gmail.com

Members

7

Sr Lissy P V

(Sr Maria Paul)

Senior Superintendent

8921444510

srmariapaul@gmail.com

Members

8

Dr Ignatious Antony

External Member

 

External Member

9

Staff Secretaries

Teaching & Administrative Staff

 

Members

 

Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace

Sexual-harrassment-of-women-act-and-rules-2013

 

 

  • Functions as an advisory unit
  • All parents/guardians and teachers are members of this association
  • PTA Executive committee is composed of elected members
  • Periodical PTA meetings organized to ensure the academic and personal wellbeing of students
  • It is mandatory for all parents to attend such meetings
  • Activities: PTA Award Day to honour achievers and university toppers 

 

The Scholar Support Programme is part of the “New Initiatives in Higher Education” initiated by the Dept of Higher Education, Govt. of Kerala. SSP aims at imparting additional support to students in curricular areas. Special classes and learning materials are also provided to the students.

SSP Coordinator - Dr Silvy Mathew


The Scholar Support Programme (SSP) is part of the ‘New Initiatives in Higher Education’ of the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Kerala. This programme aims to overcome the academic weakness of students who belong to the bottom of the merit hierarchy. This compensatory programme aims at imparting additional support to students in curricular areas of weakness.

Students are selected on the basis of ‘Result Analysis’. Such students are provided with personalised additional support through tutorial classes, additional lectures, question banks, study materials and interactive classes. Eminent faculty within the institution and faculty from outside the institution are engaged for this purpose. These classes are normally conducted during morning/afternoon and holidays without affecting the regular class hours.

The Walk With Scholar Programme is part of the “New Initiatives in Higher Education” initiated by the Dept of Higher Education, Govt. of Kerala. This scheme, built on the concept of mentor as ‘guide’ and ‘friend’, provides specialized mentoring programme for undergraduate students in identifying appropriate areas for higher studies as well as for employment.

WWS Coordinator – Smt Maya Davi Chalissery (Eng)

Vimala college is a Partner Institute with ASAP Mission of the Govt. of Kerala in training graduate and postgraduate students for empanelling them as Skill Development Executives (SDE). As a Trainer Partner Institution, the college provides 21 days residential training to the student trainees on behalf of ASAP Mission. Besides, the college also offers regular ASAP training classes to I sem UG students.
ASAP,  IELTS,  Foregin  Languages

Coordinator -  Dr. Mallika A Nair (Eng)

Objectives :

  • To provide career and entrepreneurship oriented skill development course
  • To equip students to be self reliant
  • Execution: Conducted on Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Target Group:UG students

State Initiated Courses

1

Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP)

2

Diploma in Computer Applications (DCA)

 

Departments initiated Courses (Add-on)

 

No

Department

Course Title

 

1

Psychology

Basic Concepts in Psychology

 

2

Computer Science

Mastering the art of Digital learning and cyber ethics, LATEX

 

3

English

ASAP, French, German

 

4

Malayalam

Certificate Course in Healthy Living

 

5

Physics

Observational Astronomy

 

6

Sociology

Certificate Course in Local Governance, Certificate Course in Gender & Peace

Entrepreneurial Skill Development and Self Employment For Women

 

7

Mathematics

Mathematics Skill Development Programme (MSDP)

 

8

Hindi

Hindi for Communication and Computing

 

9

Library

Information Resources & Technical Writing

 

10

Physical Education

Life Skills (Swimming), Holistic approach in Yoga

 

11

Home Science

Culinary Skills

 

12

Commerce

Skill Enhancement Training Programme

 

13

Political Science

Human Rights in India

 

Value Addition Courses

1

Computer Science

Understanding and Visualizing Data 

with Python

2

Economics

Sustainable banking and financial inclusion, Sustainable Farming – Methods and Practices

3

English

GESE Certificate Course (Trinity College, London)

4

Home Science

Fashion Choreography and Styling

5

Botany

G-Basics

6

Chemistry

A Practical Frame work to Research and Development

7

Mathematics

Typesetting through LaTeX

8

Physics

Energy Auditing

9

Statistics

Advanced Course in C++ & Python

10

Zoology

Apiculture

11

Sociology

Entrepreneurial Skill Development and Self Employment for Women, Data Analysis using Software in Sociology, Skills for Guidance and Counseling

12

Commerce

Diploma in Practical Accounting and Tax Practice, Certificate Course on GST

Career Enhancement Courses

1.

PSC / SSC Coaching

5.

Bank Coaching

2.

IELTS (IDP Australia, British Council)

6.

C A Foundation course

3.

UGC-NET coaching

7.

Accountancy Foundation course

4.

Foundation course for Civil Service

 

 

 

Residential Facility

  • Vimala College Hostel: houses 320
  • Sport Hostel : houses 70
  • Staff residence Facility
  • Convents
  • Divya Hostel: Working Women’s hostel

Residential Facility

Principal - Dr Sr Beena Jose
Dean of Residence - Dr Sr Beena T L ( Vice Principal) 
Dean of Residence - Sr Divya C V (Eng)
Asst. Dean of Residence - Sr Jisna Jose (Librarian)
Asst. Dean of Residence - Sr Liya John (Office)
Mess Manager - Sr Lincy John
Prefect: Alen Karisma


 


Principal - Dr Sr Beena Jose
Vice Principal - Dr Sr Beena T L
Smt Mony Geege (Hsc) Dr Nisha Francis O (Mal)

Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week 2019

                    

                   

                            

                     

               Activity Report on Vigilance Awareness Week-2019       

              Observance of Vigilance week by the Department of Sociology-Detailed report

Anti Narcotic Club, Vimala College (Autonomous) Thrissur

As per the order of Govt.of Kerala GO(MS)No 205/2013/Nov,TVM dt 09/12/2013 an Anti Narcotic club was constituted at Vimala College(Autonomous), Thrissur.

                  Sri.V.R.Devadas, Excise Range Inspector, Kolazhy inaugurating the Anti-Narcotic Club,Vimala College(Autonomous), Thrissur​.

Objectives
The main objectives of the club are to prevent drug abuse, alcohol abuse among the youngsters. Students should be made aware of the harmful social and health effects of illicit drugs and the measures to be taken to prevent its use. Monitoring and reporting anti social activities in the vicinity of the college.

Members 
•    Dr.Sr.Beena Jose, Principal Vimala College (Autonomous)Thrissur
•    Sri.Krishnankutty Master, Councillor Ward VIII, Thrissur Corporation
•    Sri P.K.Raghu, Excise Inspector. Excise Range Office, Kolazhy
•    Sri .P.Ramachandran Preventive Officer, Excise Range Office, Kolazhy
•    Dr. Mimi Mani Panakkal – Convener
•    Lt.Lovji.K.N - Joint Convener
•    Dr.Sr.Beena.T.L - Chairperson
•    Ms.Laveena Varghese - Vice Chairperson
•    Ms.Akshara.R – Secretary

Activities & Achievements

1. The magazine Vazhivilakku selected as the best magazine in district level by Kerala Excise Department. The cash award, certificate and the trophy was received by the club members from Minister A.C Moideen on 2nd October 2018.

2. Kerala State Level Best Anti Narcotic Cell Award ​

     

3. One Day Workshop on Dangers of Drug Abuse held on ​18/11/2019 

4. Anti Narcotic Pledge and Awareness Programme held on 19/12/2019

Anti Narcotic Pledge administered by Dr.Sr.Beena Jose, Principal Vimala College.

Awareness talk given by Sri. P. Ramachandran Preventive Officer, Excise Range Office, Kolazhy

5. Kerala Government Anti Narcotics Short Film Festival 2019 Best Actress Award Mridula .T.M Member  of Anti Narcotic Club ,Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur.

     

6. Awareness Programme conducted on 2nd October 2018

   

 

 

 

The Cell is basically meant for creating an environment in the college to enrich higher education learning experiences of differently-abled persons. Creating awareness about the capabilities of differently-abled persons, construction aimed at improving accessibility, purchase of equipment to enrich learning, etc., are the broad categories of assistance under this scheme.

Specific Objectives :

1. To provide equal educational opportunities to differently-abled persons in college.

2. To create awareness among the functionaries of college about the specific educational needs of differently-abled persons.

3. To equip institution with the facilities to provide access to differently-abled persons.

4. To provide special devices to that will augment the learning experiences of differently-abled persons.

Members

Smt Dolly Augustine (Mat)

Dr Harish Jose (Eng)

The aim and objective of the WDC is to prevent sexual harassment at workplace  and to promote general wellbeing of female students teaching and non-teaching women staff in the college. The cell is also responsible to undertake the awareness programmes on gender sensitization, women rights and women empowerment


Coordinator: Dr Petrisia Joseph (Zoo)
Joint Coordinator: Dr Sitara V Attokkaran (Eco)

                              Dr Reenu George ( Eng)

This year the WDC conducted an array of programmes. The Cell organised webinars on Nutritional safety for Women during Covid -19, Women Empowerment Beyond the Predefined Body Image, Laws Relating to Crime Against Women and also on Life style Education programme on prevention of reproductive cancer in collaboration with the Department of Zoology.

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Address

Ramavarmapuram Road
Thrissur 09
Kerala, India

E-mail Address

mail@vimalacollege.edu.in

Phone

+91-487-2332080

+91-487-2321759

Vision

We envision the total transformation of the young women for their enrichment and of the society at large and the nation as a whole.

Mission

We dedicate ourselves to the mission of training women for their academic excellence, development of human skill and character formation based on the love of God and service to society and to the Nation.

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