Mary Matha Arts & Science College

Mananthavady, Wayanad, Kerala

Re-accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade, CGPA 2.85 (III Cycle)

Education for total liberation

IQAC Monthly Report

2019

May- June 

  1. Interviews for the appointment of the guest faculty wasconducted and teachers were appointed for the academic year 2019-20.
  2. The Kannur University, UG course syllabus was restructured and our faculty members attended the workshop as well as the board of studies meeting.
  3. Our teachers attended valuation duty for the II semester UG and PG examinations in the month of May.
  4. Students from our college attended the AICUF state level exposure camp held at Xavier Training Institute Pachilakkad, Wayanad.This camp was held from 2nd to 4th June, 2019.
  5. The college reopened after the summer vacation on 6th June for the academic year 2019-20. Classes for the second year and third year B.A/B.Sc/ B.Com and M Sc second year started on 6th June 2019.
  6. Anusha Tom, BSc Zoology and MidhunaV Ajith, BSc Mathematics who topped the Kannur University UG Examination were felicitated during the Staff Council meeting and the common meeting held in the Auditorium on 6th June 2019. Manager, Principal, Staff and students congratulated them.
  7. Dr Geetha Antony Pullen took charge as the co-ordinator of the Internal Quality Assurance Cell.
  8. Admission to the UG and PG courses will be through the single window system. Online registration for PG admissions closed on 26 May and UG on 28 May. Trial allotment was published on 25 May.
  9. Volleyball coaching camp for Indian Navy Team began on 27th May in association with the Department of Physical Education. This will help our students to get good exposure.
  10. First year M Sc admission stared on 14th June and their classes will start on 17th June. First year degree college level admission will start on 19th June 2019 and classes will commence on 26th June 2019.
  11. The NSS unit of the college planted tree saplings in the campus as a part of the Environment day celebration.
  12. Aptitude tests, personal grooming sessions and soft skills training for final year students were organised by P&G and Malayala Manorama on 12th June 2019.
  13. A motivation class for all maths students was taken by Dr Nisar KS, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.
  14. Fifteen of our students donated blood on World Blood Donor Day, 14th June 2019. College made a blood donors directory.

June - July 

  1. ACCA Orientation Programme was conducted by the Department of Commerce for IInd & IIIrd year commerce students on 17/06/2019. The programme was led by Mr.Shone Babu, Strategic manager of ISDC.
  2. Department of Commerce conducted an Alumni interaction programme on 19/6/19. Mr Ansar Usman, Department of Commerce, interacted with our IIIrd year B.Com students.
  3. ‘’Reading Week” was celebrated with great enthusiasm from 19th to 25th June. Department of English conducted an essay competition & quiz competition on Reading Day and Department of Commerce organized memory Test, debate, poster making, cartoon competition, quiz competition etc.
  4. International Yoga Day was observed on 21st June. The programme was formally inaugurated at 7.45 am by Dr Maria Martin Joseph, Principal, Mary Matha College. 142 NCC cadets from GVHSS Mananthavady, Government College Mananthavady and Mary Matha College participated in the event. Capt. Dr Rajeev Thomas, Mr. Henri Maria Das and officials from Excise Department, Volley ball players of Indian Navy, Coach Mr Sheejith were also present.
  5. NCC Cadets, who were assigned Loksabha election duty in April 2019, were congratulated by the Sub Collector in a special meeting which was held at the Municipal Town Hall on 22nd June 2019.
  6. An Orientation programme was conducted for the newly inducted Assistant Professors of the college on 25th June. Dr Jose K M, Rtd. Principal, N M S M Govt. College, Kalpetta was the resource person. 
  7. IQAC conducted a model PSC Test for the IInd Year and IIIrd year students of the college. The class toppers in the model PSC test were felicitated by Fr. George Myladoor, Manager of our college.
  8. The First year Degree classes commenced on 26th June for the academic year 2019-20.
  9. Vimukthi club organized an awareness campaign on the hazards of drug abuse, they also screened a short film produced and directed by the students as a part of the National Anti-Drug Day.
  10. Department of Mathematics observed ‘National Statistics Day’ on 1st July 2019. A seminar was conducted on the topic ‘Statistics - History & Future’. Sammuel, IInd year BSc Computer Science student, made a presentation on Statistics- future and scope, as a part of ‘Statistics Day’ celebration.
  11. Department of Computer Science organized a lecture and Hands-on Training on ‘JavaScript Game Development by Mr.Shobi P P, Alumni, Full stack Developer, Yahaal. Com, Kuwait.
  12. PTA representative Council meeting was held on 4th July to select new members to the Executive committee 2019-20. Mr Sudhakaran P K was elected as the Vice President of PTA.
  13. Conducted Inter Departmental Volley Ball tournament in the college indoor court. 
  14. Induction and orientation programme for the first year students was conducted on 8th, 9th and 10th of July by IQAC. Orientation program for parents also conducted on 8th July 2019.
  15. Students of our college attended the AICUF state election camp held at AICUF Center Thiruvananthapuram, from 5th to 7th of July. Mr Melvin was elected as the state joint secretary of AICUF Kerala.
  16. Cultural Programme “Magneto” was organized to identify the talents as well as entertainment.
  17. Mr.Arun Johney (2019 Chemistry batch) who qualified JAM and got admission in NIT Suratkal was felicitated in the college. He thereafter motivated the students and gave those tips and guidelines for the JAM preparation. 
  18. P N Panicker Foundation in collaboration with Department of Higher Education, MHRD and National Digital Library India organized a half day seminar cum workshop for our students to popularize the digital library as learning resource.

July - August 

  1. On 22nd July 2019, Department of Chemistry published two text books for core course and complementary course.
  2. Kargil Day was observed on 26th July 2019: To commemorate Operation Vijay, NCC students of the college, observed Kargil Day by organizing an exhibition and a flash mob on the theme 'Patriotism'. The NCC cadets also took initiative in helping out Assam flood victims.
  3. On 6th July, Dr Ajayakumar and Dr John Joseph, Syndicate members, Kannur University, visited the college to inspect the infrastructure and other facilities prior to sanctioning new courses applied for. Courses applied are M Com, MA English, MSc Zoology, BSc Botany, B Com and B A Economics.
  4. A motivational talk and guidance on P G entrance Examinations by Dr. Sarath Sasi (Asst. Professor, IIT Palakkad), was organized by Department of Physics on 30th July 2019.
  5. Conducted an orientation programme for the II year NSS Volunteers. Mr Joseph M I of Sacred Heart HSS Dwaraka was the resource person on 20th July.
  6. Orientation Programme for I year students was on 1st  & 2nd August. The resource persons for the same were Mr. Alex Mathew (Director) and Mr. Balachandran (Psychologist) from T- Horizon, Ernakulam.
  7. An awareness class was conducted on 'Health and diseases' for the II year NSS Volunteers (3rd August 2019). Dr Nubhu Chandran, Chief Medical Officer, Periya Health centre.
  8. Best Anchor contest was conducted on 25.07.19. The objective was to identify the best anchors in the college.
  9. Seven students of our college participated in the District level Youth Parliament (29.07.19 to 31.07.19) conducted by Nehru Yuva Kendra, at Girivikas Centre, Appappara, Thirunelli.
  10. District Legal Services Authority, Wayanad organized a talk on 'Cyber Laws and cyber-crime' for the III year students on 6th august 2019.
  11. On 22nd  July 2019, Literary club was formed.The club decided to take active part in the National Digital Library of India.
  12. Monthly programme of The Music and Film Club was organized. Fresher's Day was organized on 5th August 2019.

August - September 

  1. Fresher's Day was organized on 5th August 2019. The newcomers were welcomed in a friendly atmosphere to encourage their creativity and to boost their confidence.
  2. Due to heavy rain college was closed as per the district collector's order (7, 8, 9, 13, 14 August). The said days will be compensated by working on Saturdays. Those leave days our NCC, NSS, other students volunteers actively participated in the flood relief activities- [9th to 18th August 2019].
  3. NCC students visited two relief camps, at St. Catherine's HSS Payyampally & Govt. HSS Arattuthara. NSS volunteers in association with KCYM & catechism teachers cleaned the flood affected areas at Kottiyoor. Our NSS volunteers collected food items from Thrilissery and sent them to the camp.
  4. NCC volunteers as a part of Flood Relief Activity, helped in loading, unloading and sorting relief materials sent from various parts of the country with the Mananthavady Taluk Administration at the Divisional Forest Office. They also helped in distributing the relief materials. At the District Forest office Mananthavady, one of the collection & distribution centres the NCC volunteers along with Dr Maria Martin Joseph (Principal), Dr Captain Rajeev Thomas (ANO) & Dr Geetha Antony Pullen (IQAC Coordinator) visited the collection center & became a part of every activity. We concluded our activity by cleaning the Taluk office Mananathavady as a part of Collector's Clean Wayanad Mission.
  5. NSS volunteers cleaned-the flood affected houses at Thavinjal and Koilery, the premises of the scout office at Mananthavady. NSS volunteers also participated in various programmes at the Arattuthara camp.
  6. The college celebrated the 73rd Independence Day .The national flag was hoisted by the principal and the Independence Day message was also delivered. After the function,we joined the DFO office in the relief activities.
  7. Amal Abraham of II BSc Mathematics will representing Wayanad in the National Level Youth Parliament at Delhi conducted by Nehru-Yuva Kendra. The National Youth Parliament will encourage the youth to engage in public issues, understand the common man's point of view, enhance decision making abilities, to develop in them respect and tolerance for the views of others, to obtain and document their opinions on vision of new India in 2020.
  8. The college has registered itself in the Kerala State job portal. www.kerala state job portal. This will help the students to find employment or carrier as soon as they complete their Degree and PG.
  9. District Legal Services Authority organized a talk on 'Cyber Laws' for the first year students. The resource person was Adv. Sajimon Mathew.
  10. On 29th August College Celebrated the National Sports Day and Fit India Movement 2019. The inaugural session began at 1.45pm. The session was inaugurated by our Manager Rev Fr. George Myladoor. Mr Shefeeque K M (Cult Fit-Centre of Fitness, Bangalore, and Dance Fitness Trainer) was the resource person for the day. All the students and staff of the institution participated in the programme. Mr Shefeeque conducted the training session for 1 ½ hours. The students participated with great enthusiasm. The programme ended at 3.30 pm. It was indeed refreshing. Interdepartmental Badminton competition was conducted in the afternoon session.
  11. The college conducted a presentation and screening test in connection with Youth Talk-to select 10 students to represent the college. The selected students will get an opportunity to interact with our Honorable MP Shri Rahul Gandhi on his visit. Debate and discussion on Youth Talk Topic: Man and wildlife conflict.
  12. Department of English conducted a spell-bee competition and quiz competition for the students of the department based on the life and works of Ernest Hemmingway, J. K Rowling, Alexander Dumas.
  13. College Students Union Election training for Presiding officers, Polling officers and Counting officials was conducted. Also Meet the Candidate programme was organized on 4th September. On 5th September Election for the student’s council was conducted in Presidential mode.
  14. Onam was celebrated with fun & frolic on 3rd afternoon & 4th September with Onappaattu, Maveli, Pookkalam and Onana Sadhya. 
  15. Pre Ph D synopsis submission presentation of Ms Navya Gopal (Research Scholar), Research Dept. of Zoology was conducted on 7 September 2019 in our seminar hall by the Supervising guide Dr Sudha Devi. Principal, Manager, Doctoral Committee Chairperson, research scholars, PG and UG students from Kannur University center and our college were present.