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Research Guides

There are 16 faculty members from various departments who are recognized research guides of the University of Kerala. The department of History and Chemistry are approved research centres of the University of Kerala.

Sl.No. Name Department University No. of Research Students No of Ph.Ds produced
1 Dr. C.G. Usha History Kerala 1 --
2 Dr. Lekha. K. Nayar History Kerala 5 --
3 Dr. G. Sreenivasan History Kerala 2 --
4 Dr A.P Greeshmalatha History Kerala / KCHR -- --
5 Dr.C.Ajayan English Kerala -- --
6 Dr. P.S. Vijayanath Raj Politics Kerala 2 2
7 Dr. I. G.Shibi Chemistry Kerala 3 --
8 Dr. V. Bhagavathy Chemistry Kerala -- --
9 Dr. S. Suma Chemistry Kerala 7 5
10 Dr.Reena Ravindran Chemistry Kerala 5 2
11 Dr. Devipriya.V Botany Kerala 7 1
12 Dr. K. L. Vivekanandan Geology Kerala -- --
13 Dr.A.S.Rakhee Psychology Kerala 3 --
14 Dr Anjana R Psychology Kerala 2 --
15 Dr. Swapna Gopinath English Kerala 2 --

Ongoing Ph.D Research Programme under various Research Guides of the college

Name of research guide Name of Research Scholar Topic for Research
Dr C.G Usha, Dept of History Shibu T. Dalit Movements in Kerala since 1947
Dr Lekha K Nayar, Dept of History Vivek Varghese Historicizing Psychiatric Practices: A Reading of Early Lunatic Asylums in Colonial Kerala 1866-1947
Sreepriya S.P. The Space of EMS Namboodiripad as a Historian-A Critical Re-reading
Binnie Mathew Second World War and Travancore : A Historical Interrogation
Nikhil M.C. Conceptualising Media Intervention in Various Dalit Agitations across Kerala [2000-2010]
Bini T.K. Historicizing the Independent Travancore Imbroglio
Dr. G.Sreenivasan, Dept. of History Sujeesh Kumar C. Initiation and Assimilation of Homeopathy in Kerala: A Historical Interrogation
Giftson A.W. Historicising the Activities of the London Missionary Society-Parasala and Social Change in South Travancore
Dr.Vijayanath Raj, Dept of Political Science Smt. Ambika V. Revolutionary Socialist Party and the Cashew and Fishing Communities of Kollam
Smt. Raziya Beegum M. Violence against Women in Kerala: A Study of Jaagritha Samiti
Dr I.G Shibi, Dept of Chemistry Jisha R.S. Physico-chemical and Insilico Analysis of Some Traditional Indian Medicines
Jaikumar S. Physico-chemical and Insilico Analysis for Evaluating the Druggability of Some Ayurveda and Siddha Medicinal Preparations
Aswathy L. Analytical and Computational Methods to Validate Some Traditional Indian Medicines
Dr Suma.S, Dept of Chemistry Nisha S. Kumar Studies on Metal Complexes of Semicarbazones
Asha A. Metal Complexes of Schiff Bases
Binimol Mary Mathew Preparation, Characterization and Structural Studies of Some Lewis Acid-Base Adducts and Cocrystals
Suji C.S. Crystal Growth and Structural Studies of Metal Complexes for Technological Applications
Anju Mary Jacob (CSIR-JRF) Preparation and Evaluation of Metal Cross-Linked Chitosan Beads for Drug Delivery Application
Reshmi Jaya Raveendran Studies on Metal Complexes of Pyrazolone Derivatives
Jiju K.R. Metal Complexes of Imidazol and Hydrazones
Dr Reena Ravindran, Dept of Chemistry Bijili B.K Studies on Metal Complexes with ONS Donor Ligands
Minitha.R Synthesis and Characterization of Metal Complexes of Hydrazones
Arulja Mohan Studies on Some Metal Complexes of N-Heterocyclic Compounds For Photophysical Applications
Roshni Thomas Studies on Spectral And Structural Aspects of Metal Complexes of Hydrazones
Divya Mohan Synthesis,  Structural Characterization And Photophysical Studies of Some Metal Complexes of Heterocyclic Azo Dyes.
Dr Devipriya.V, Dept of Botany Dhanya C. Comparative Systematics of Two Solanaceous Genera
 Datura Linn. And Brugmansia Pers.
Smitha Nair  Analysis of Infraspecific Variations in Jasminum sambac
(L.)Ait for Diversity Characterization
Regy Yohannan A Comprehensive Systematic Study of the Genus Jasminum L. from Kerala
Nirmala Jeyarani Molecular Characterization and Screening for Molecular Markers Associated with Essential Oil Production in Selected Members of Jasminum L. from Kerala
Thushara T. Systematic Studies on the Genus Thunbergia Retz. From Kerala
Atheena Suseelan Systematic Studies on the Genus Spermacoce L. from Kerala
Raji S. Nair Analysis of  Interspecific Variations in the Genus Leea D. Royen ex L. from Kerala
Dr A.S Rakhee, Dept of Psychology Anitha Kumari Psycho-Social Problems of Deaf Adolescents
Mili M. Personality Style and Depression among Type II Diabetes Patients
Kalarani K.S. Psychosocial Correlates of Parenting Stress in Mothers with Autistic Children
Dr A.P Greeshmalatha Sanitha Beevi.A Re-reading of kannikkars in Thiruvananthapuram District-A Quest from Tribalism to Modernity.
Daisin.R Re-reading the works of Sree Narayana Guru and its reflections to the present society.
Dr Swapna Gopinath Julie P.S Mapping Gulf diasporic spaces in Malayalam Cinema.
Shobha S Nair Representing trauma in select works of Hosseini and Rahimi.
Dr Anjana.R Merin Stanley Effect of parenting styles on quality of life, self-esteem and negativism among adolescents.
Sijin K.S Perceived stress, self-esteem and quality of life among children of alcoholics and non-alcoholics: a comparative study.

Ph.D Produced by Faculty Members in the Past Years

Name of guide Name of Research Scholar/ Year of Award Topic for Research
Dr. L Thulaseedharan Christin Solaman S.S Environmental and Social Dimensions of Backwater Tourism in Kerala
Dr Devipriya V, Dept of Botany Devipriya M.S. (Nov 2014) Molecular Characterization and Systematic Studies on Selected Species of Salacia L.
Dr.Reena Ravindran, Dept of Chemistry Shiji Fazil (March 2014) Studies of Some Metal Complexes of Pyrazolone Analogues
Saraudevi A. (March 2014) Studies on Some Metal Complexes of Multidentate Ligands
Dr.Suma.S, Dept of Chemistry Binil P. Sasidharan (Feb 2014) Transition Metal Complexes of Semicarbazones
Anoop M.R. ( Dec 2013) Metal Complexes of Thiosemicarbazones and Phenylbutazone
Jisha  K.R. (2012) Metal Complexes of Biologically Active Molecules
Vasanthakumar M.S. (2011) Synthesis, Characterisation and Thermal Studies of Metal Complexes of Thiosemicarbazones of Isovanillin, Orthovanillin and Vanillin
Kala U.L (2008) Synthesis, Spectral and Magnetic Studies on Some Transition Metal Complexes
Dr Vijayanath Raj, Dept of Political Science Lathakumary R. (2004) Women and Politics with Special Reference to the New Voters of Kerala
Krishnamma S. (2004) Trade Unionism during Economic Liberalisation: A Case Study of Industrial Workers in Kerala