Dr. Arathy M.S

M.Sc. B.Ed, M. Phil, Ph.D., NET

 Educational qualifications: M.Sc. B.Ed,  M. Phil,  Ph.D., NET

  1. Ph. D in Botany from University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  2. M. Phil. in Botany from University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  3. M. Sc. in Botany University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  4. B. Ed in Natural Science from University of Kerala

Research interests

  1. Environmental Science and Biodiversity


  • Renjani Prasad, Arathy M. S. and Rejitha V. (2023). Lepidopteran diversity of Devaswom Board College Campus- A Preliminary Study. Journal of dbct. ISSN: 2348-7984, Vol. 10 (2). Biannual Multidisciplinary Peer reviewed Journal. 
  • Arathy, M. S., Prasannakumari A, A., Ganga Devi, T. and Jayaraman P, R (2014)  Distribution, abundance and trace metals in the macroflora of an aquatic system, International Journal of Current Research, (ISSN: 0975-833X) Vol. 6, Issue, 05, pp.6740-6742.- INTERNATIONAL
  • Arathy M S and Ganga Devi T (2000). Hydrochemical studies on certain selected Lentic ecosystems in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala. (Abstract). Proceedings of the 14th Kerala Science Congress 29-31 January 2002 organised by STEC, Govt. of Kerala.
  • Prasannakumari, A. A., Arathy, M. S. and Ganga Devi T. (2000). Biogeochemical studies of a temple pond with reference to macroflora. Pollution Research. 19(4). Pp 623-631

Conferences attended/presented

  • Arathy M S, 2000. Distribution of Major Nutrients in the macroflora of a riverine system. 4th International, 16th National symposium on Recent Trends in Life Sciences organized by Department of Aquatic Biology & fisheries, University of Kerala, Trivandrum & Indian Society of Life Sciences, Kanpur, 7-9 February 2000. 


Sl.NoName of the projectFunding AgencyAmount sanctioned/utilized
01Phytoaccumulation of Elements in the associated flora of a Riverine system

1.75 LAKHS
Total number of projectsONE

Membership in academic bodies

  • Member Board of Studies (UG) MG university Kottayam from 2017-2020 
  • Member, Expert committee for Syllabus revision 2017
  • Attended Curriculum review workshop for Syllabus revision
  • Subject Expert in botany for inspection of Research Centre under MG university
  • Member, Special Vigilance Squad of teachers for the prevention of malpractices in the University examinations 2016-17 and 2017-18 m MG University, Kottayam
  • Member Scrutiny Board, Kerala University 2019-20
  • Participated in Question Bank preparation MG university ug course 2019
  • Member, board of question paper setters (University of Kerala) during 2015 and 2016 
  • Included in Panel of examiners (M. Phil Degree course) 2016 University of Kerala. 
  • Subject expert, interview for guest lecturer in the year 2020 and 2021
  • Head of the department (Botany) in 2015-16 and 2019-22
  • Chief examiner in various Semester Examinations, MG University, Kottayam  from 2020 onwards
  • Member, Evaluation committee for the Implementation of  Sastraposhini scheme (KSCSTE) in Kottayam district in the year 2018

Institutional responsibilities

  • Elected member College council 2016-17 and 2023 onwards
  • PFMS Nodal Officer
  • Coordinator, Biodiversity club established in the college with financial assistance from KSBB, Thiruvananthapuram from 2013 onwards
  • Member Planning and Purchase committee 2015-16, 2019-22
  • Convenor planning committee  2022 onwards
  • Coordinator, Remedial coaching from the year 2015-18 
  • Coordinator, open course in the year 2013-14 and 2014-15.
  • Member, Library committee (2016- 2018)

Courses and trainings attended

  • Orientation Programme conducted by UGC-ASC, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram from 21.06.2013 to 18.07.2013. 
  • Refresher Course in Environmental Sciences (Multi -Disciplinary) conducted by UGC-ASC, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram from 09.01.2015 to 29.01.2015.
  • Refresher Course in Life Sciences conducted by UGC-HRDC, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram from 06.09.2018 to 26.09.2018
  • FDPin Science organized by Kerala State Higher Education Council, Institute of Management in Government, Thiruvananthapiuam from 23.11.2019 to 27.11.2019
  • Short Term workshop on Research Methodology conducted by College Development Council, M G University, Kottayam. From 20.01.2020 to 24.01.2020
  • FDP organized by SNM College, Maliankara on from 17.08.2020 to 26.08.2020
  • One Week FDP on Digital Learning – New Normal mode organized by IQAC, Devaswom Board College , Thalayolaparambu & UGC-HRDC,University of Kerala from 04.09.2020-10.09.2020
  • FDP on Positive Psychological capital of College Students and role of Teachers, organized under UGC STRIDE Scheme by MG UNIVERSITY,KOTTAYAM from 08.02.2021to 12.02.2021

Resource person

    • Sasthrapadham 2020’ organized by Samagra Shiksha Kerala, Kottayam