Faculty Profile

Department of Botany & Biotechnology has faculties with strong knowledge base, and teaching experience. The faculty profile is presented below.

1.Dr. S. Anita, MSc. Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Head 

She has been associated with the institution since 2007. She has completed her MSc. and Ph.D. in Botany from the Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvanathapuram. Subsequently she joined the College of Agriculture, Vellayani, Thiruvanathapuram as a Senior Research Fellow in the project funded by the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai. Her publications include articles in journals, seminars and books. She has actively participated in the BSc. Botany and Biotechnology Syllabus revision during 2018.


2.Dr. Priya Gopinath, T. MSc. BEd. Ph.D

Assistant Professor

She joined the college in 2016 after the completion of MSc. and Ph.D. in Botany from the Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvanathapuram. She has four publications and four presentations. One among the publications is in an international peer reviewed journal.

Department of Biotechnology

1.Mr. Shabeer Ahmed, N. MSc, PhD Scholar 

Assistant Professor and Head

He joined the college during 2008 after completion of his MSc. Degree in Biotechnology from Mar Athanasious College, Kothamangalam. He is also actively engaged as a PhD. Scholar in the Dept of Biochemistry & Biotechnology, Annamalai University from 2019. 

His achievements as a research scholar include a chapter entitled, ‘Microfluidics – A new approach for antibiotic sensitivity studies’ published in the book, Recent Trends in Applied Sciences and Computing Engineering (ISBN:978-81-950236-3-9) which was awarded the best book chapter by AGAR on 02.05.21. 

He is a member of the Association of Indian Biologists (Membership No. SM732020). He is also a lifetime member of the Association of Global Academicians and Researchers, Tamil Nadu.

He has participated in three days International Conference on Synergy of Sciences held from 27/02/2020-29/02/2020 organised by SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.

He has participated on a 7 day Online National Faculty Enrichment programme organised by IQAC MTNC (Autonomous), Madurai from 13/05/2020 to 19/05/2020

Participated in Virtual International Conference on Advancements in Arts, Science & Humanities (VICAASH-2021) organised by AGAR & AIB on 06/06/2021.


Academic Positions held

  1. Nodal Officer, All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE), Ministry of Human resources, Govt of India. (Still Continuing)
  2. Staff Advisor (Academic Year: 2015,2016,2017 & 2018).
  3. Returning Officer (Academic Year: 2015,2016,2018).
  4. Programme Officer, National Service Scheme (NSS) from 2019. (Still Continuing)
  5. Convenor, Post Covid Support Team, Community Engagement Programme, MGNRCE, Govt of India. (Still Continuing)
  6. IQAC Coordinator from 2021, NAAC Cordinator.


  1. Mrs. Asha Ashruf MSc. MPhil.

Assistant Professor

She joined the college during 2019. She had completed her MSc. degree from the School of Environmental Studies, CUSAT and MPhil in Ecological Informatics from IIITMK.


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