Joshy K. Simon


Name                                              : Joshy K. Simon

Present  Address                            :  Kakkassery House,

                                                              Water Tank Road,

                                                              Irinjalakuda   P.O.

                                                              Thrissur 680125, Kerala                                                 

 Phone Numbers                               Resi : 0480 2820613                             
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Email Address                                 :

Age and Date of Birth                     : 55 years, 22 – 05 - 1960

Gender                                              : Male

Religion                                            : Christian RC

Blood Group                                     : B+


C.     Academic profile

Bachelor’s Degree                         : University of Calicut, 1980

                                                              Division  : First Class

                                                               Main  : Botany

Master’s Degree                            : University of Calicut, 1982

                                                             Division  : First Class

                                                            Main  : Botany
CAreer profile

        Date of joining in college service             :  24 – 09 - 1983   

        Department                                                  :  Botany

        Designation                                                  : Junior Lecturer

        Years of teaching experience in    a)  Post graduate classes         : 16 Years

                                                                      b)  Undergraduate classes      :  32 Years


        Details of  Refresher/ Orientation course attended  

        Orientation Program  :  Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, 18-1-1988 to 15-2-`88 

         Refresher  Course   :  Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, 23-1-1995 to 13-2-`95 

                        ,,                   Government Victoria College, Palakkad, 22-1-1998 to 12-2-`98 

                                            Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, 21-10-1999 to 10-11-`99


      Other co curricular  positions holding in  college : Biodiversity Club Coordinator


       Previously held in college : Coordinator Enviro Club  

                                                       : Coordinator,Compulsory Social Service

        rESEARCH  experience

Gui dence to M.Sc. Environmental Science students for their Dissertations

  Topics of interest              :  Plant Taxonomy


      Presentation of papers / Participation in regional/ state level/national/international seminars/ Conferences.

       Presented a paper entitled “Plant Biodiversity Studies of Mangadi Hills of Irinjalakuda, Kerala” in the  UGC sponsored  National Seminar held at  Christ College, Irinjalakuda in August 2002


         Presented a paper entitled “Analysis and Comparison of Riparian Vegetation of two sites along the Karuvannur River Basin, Kerala in the National Conference on Wetland Biodiversity Held at St Aloysius College, Elthuruth, Thrissur in February 2006


         Presented a paper entitled “Floristic Study on Sandy Beach of Chavakkad, Thrissur, Kerala” in the  International Symposium Marine Ecosystems Challenges organized by   Marine Biological Association of India  at  Cochin in February 2009

      Extension lectures  delivered (as a resource person)


R    resource Person for undergraduate students; Lecture was on ‘Plant Red data Book’  Carmel College Mala


Details of  research projects completed/ ongoing


        Title             :  Flora of Irinjalakuda

        Tenure         : Two  years.

     Funded by   : UGC

     Present Status  : Completed


E.  Extension Work/Community Service


     Positions held/Leadership role played in organizations linked with     Extension work  

     and National Service Scheme (NSS), or NCC or any other    similar activity.


                                              Coordinator, Compulsory Social Service


       Membership of professional bodies, societies etc:  Limnological Association Of Kerala,                 
Date of Admission: 03 – 02 – 2006 to LimnologicalAssociation