Add-on Courses

Department of Commerce
Name of the Course: Foundation programme in Banking and Financial services
Objectives of the Programme
  • To give awareness about banking and financial services.
  • To provide basic knowledge about the banking and financial services to the students of all streams.
  • To give practical knowledge and experience on the topic to students especially the students who have the aim to achieve jobs in banking financial sector.
       Department of Commerce is conducting add-on course on Foundation programme in Banking and Financial services from the year 2017-18. The Hedge School of Applied Economics in association with Kerala Academy for Skill Excellence is conducting the programme. The students of all departments are the beneficiaries of the programme. Resource persons having practical experience in the banking sector and financial sector are sharing their experience in innovative teaching methods.
       The students will get a certificate approved by Kerala Academy for Skill Excellence with the completion of their degree course and also they will get an opportunity of exposure at the time of seeking a job, Strong recommendations and concessions from the part of institution will be received by the students who have an intention to acquire a job in this field.

Department of English


Course Duration: 3 months

No. of instructional hours: 1 per week (Total: 10 hrs)

Instructors: Ms. Jolly Malayam & Ms. Shyja S. Rajan


  1. To help the students attain high level proficiency in the Language Skill of Speaking.
  2. To enhance their career prospects and employability by equipping them to confidently take up job interviews.
  3. To help them develop their personality by fine tuning their communication and presentation skills.


On completion of the course, the students should be able to:

  1.  Speak flawlessly in R.P.
  2.  Engage in all kinds of communication activities: – informal, academic
  3. Widen their job hunt prospectives
  4. Face interviews confidently.


Module 1

Listening and Speaking:

 Varieties of Modern English – British, American, Indian Basic Sounds – Deviations in American and Other Varieties – Syllable Structure – Stress – Word – Stress And Sentence Stress – Intonation.

Verbal Communication: Conversation – Basic Techniques – How To Begin, Interrupt, Hesitate And End – How To Express Time, Age, Feelings And Emotions – How To Respond – Using Language In Various Contexts/Situations- Talking About Oneself, Others- Describing Persons, Places, Incidents, Events And Objects – Attending An Interview – Addressing An Audience — Using Audio-Visual Aids-Making Short Speeches-Compering – Group Discussion. Non-verbal Communication: Body Language: Postures – Orientation – Eye Contact – Facial

Expression – Dress – Posture – Self Concept – Self Image – Self-Esteem – Attitudes- Values and Perception.

Module 2

 Practical Sessions

Micro Teaching – Role Play – Group Discussion – Debate – Mock Interview – Interviewing the College Chairperson-On Phone with my Favourite Radio Jockey formal or business related & On completion of the course, the students should be able to:

  1. Speak flawlessly in R.P.
  2. Engage in all kinds of communication activities:

Post Graduate Department of Mathematics

Post Graduate Department of Mathematics organized a three month short-term course of Accounting (Tally with GST) offered by KERALA STATE RUTRONIX ON 2018-2019. 25 students from various departments of our college participated in the course. The

Following are the objectives of the program.

  1. This program gives you the learning of essential accounting ideas and standards.
  2. This course helps in understanding the significance and utilization of job arrange preparing and job costing.
  3. The Goods & Services Tax (GST) has been implemented in India since 1st July 2017. Since then, the GST Council has been working to simplify the rules to make it easier for businesses. This makes the course Tally with GST more relevant.

                Department of Economics

Certificate course in budget and finance

 Course Code: CBF1

Duration:10 hours

 This course will introduce the participants to the function and process of operational budgeting. The role of operational budgeting in organizational planning and control will be reviewed. Course topics will include: budget preparation, resource allocation/strategic planning, compliance, variances, audits, and cost containment. Course participants will study key differences in corporate, nonprofit, and government budgeting methodologies


  • Interpret financial information
  • Analyze financial statements
  • Determine costs and benefits of business decisions
  • Develop operational budgets
  • Apply cost management techniques
  • Organize risk and return considerations in capital budgeting


 Module 1

Budget-Types-Examples-Cash Flow & Related Issues- short-term cash flow, long-term cash flow-Business Budget

Module 2

Business Savings and Cost Cutting- various areas of savings and cost cutting to explore in a company-Payroll Budgeting-Trends

Module 3

Risk-Types-Return-Capital Budgetings


T.N Hajela-Public Economics,Ave Book Pvt.Ltd.

K.K.Dewet-Modern Economic Theory

Mithani D.M :Modern Public Finance

Jha R:Modern Public Finance

Department of Botany


Objectives of the Programme

 To inculcate knowledge about Science in human life.

  1. To make scientific attitude to think and act based on scientific theories.
  2. To develop skills to use scientific facts, theories in human life
  3. To understand scientific terms, facts, concepts, facts, phenomenon related to Horticulture
  4. To make the students aware of natural and artificial propagations..
  5. To provide practical experience to the students about application of Horticulture
  6. The students are expected to acquire knowledge about new innovation inHorticulture
  7. To supplement the students with the latest developments in Horticulture

Course Eligibility: Any Under Graduate student who is attending CBCSS course in regular stream

under University of Kerala.

MODULE I:  5 Hours

  1. Introduction.
  2. Divisions of horticulture.
  3. Importance and scope of horticulture.
  4. Types of pots and containers
  5. Potting mixture and potting media – soil, sand, peat, sphagnum moss, vermiculite.

MODULE II: 15 Hour

  1. Propagation methods – Cuttings, Layering (Air layering, Ground layering) Budding (T- budding and Patch budding) Grafting (Approach grafting, Bridge grafting, whip and tongue grafting.
  2. Garden tools and implements.
  3. Manures and fertilizers.
  4. Chemical fertilizers – NPK.

MODULE III: 10 Hours

  1. Components of Garden- Trees, shrubs and shrubberies, climbers and creepers Flower beds and borders, ornamental hedges, edges, paths, Carpet beds, topiary, trophy, rockery. Drives, roads, walks and
  2. Indoor garden, Roof gardens.
  3. Flower arrangement.

Post-Graduate and Research Department of Chemistry


                                                                      Course Code – CHE 2020                                                (32 hours)


Through this course, the students will be able to

  1. Apply computer-based calculations to determine the geometry, energies and properties of molecules.
  1. Get hands-on experience in various insilico tools.


MODULE 1 Basics of cheminformatics (6 hours) Chemical-biological databases and data sources; (Pubchem & PDB) Chemical file formats ; (MOL, SDF, PDB formats), File format conversion using OPEN BABEL.

 MODULE 2 Software Training (8 hours) Chemistry related softwares – Structure drawing softwares, molecular modelling softwares,  Molecular visualization tools (Avogadro, Chemdraw, Pymol & Discovery Studio)                                                           

MODULE 3 Computer assisted drug design (8 hours) Drug Likeness Prediction – Properties of small molecules , structural features, ADME prediction, Bioavailability, Toxicity studies, Pharmacokinetics and  Pharmacodynamics of drugs (Swiss ADME &  PreADMET servers).

MODULE 4 Computational quantum chemistry (3 hours) Potential energy surface- stationary point, saddle point or transition state, local and global minima, Basis sets , Quantum mechanical computational methods-Ab initio methods, Semiempirical methods, DFT methods. Non-quantum mechanical computational methods.                

MODULE 5 Computational Chemistry Experiments (7 hours) Single point energy and vibrational frequency calculation of simple molecules, Calculation of energy of HOMO and LUMO of simple organic molecules, Ionisation energy and electron affinity calculations.



                                                                      Course Code – CHE 2023                                                (50 hours)


Through this course, the students will be able to

  1. Get professional training and awareness for career in water quality analytical field.
  1. Get practical knowledge about water contamination and do analysis of real samples.



MODULE I   (5 hours) Analytical instruments –Brief outline. Flame emission spectro photometer (FES), UV-Vis spectrophotometer, Atomic absorption spectrophotometer (AAS), Biological analyzers .Autoclave, incubator, water analyzer for pH, salinity and electrical conductance ; Units in which the quality parametrs are reporting during each analyzing.                                                                                     

MODULE II (10 hours) Inorganic materials leading to toxicity of water – Its Hazardous value, safety measures and precautions. Maximum permissible limits of toxic contaminants, Possible Reasons for  water and soil contamination, Control of water pollution – ISI/BSI standards of drinking water, Organic materials causing water pollution, Chemically oxygen demanded COD, Biologically oxygen demanded BOD analyses. Adverse effect in biological system– pesticides , detergents, antibiotics, fertilizers. Detailed study about  detergent contamination in ground water                                       

MODULE III  (5 hours) Sea water intrusion, Quality of groundwater – methods of collection and analysis of water samples as related to Ground water investigations. Determination of Soil texture- its significance 


Practical: Water quality analysis (30 hrs)

One seasonal collection of 50  ground water samples

  1. Determination of Hardness; total hardness, calcium hardness and magnesium hardness.
  2. pH ,salinity and total dissolved salt determination
  3. Sulphate , chloride, nitrate, phosphate content of ground water determination
  4. Water analysis procedures to determine the various toxic metals using AAS; Cu, Fe, Cr, Cd
  5. Determination of soli texture and classification of slit, clay, sand percentage.    
  6. Lab visit and analysis report


  1. Environmental Chemistry, A.K. De.
  2. Environmental Chemistry, P.S. Sindhu
  3. Essentials of environmental studies,  S.P. Misra & S.N. Pandey
  4. Davis, Stanley N. and Deweist, Roger J. M. Hydrogeology. John Wiley & Sons, 1966
  5. Krauskopf  K. B. Introduction to Geochemistry.
  6. Davis, Stanley N. and Deweist, Roger J. M. Hydrogeology. John Wiley & Sons, 1966
  7. Chemical and biological methods for water pollution studies – P.K. Goel and R.K. Thrivedi
  8. Analytical Chemistry: (J.W) G. D. Christian
  9. Instrumental Methods of Inorganic Analysis(ELBS) : A.I. Vogel
Post Graduate and Research Department of  Zoology


Objectives of the Programme
  • To promote self-reliance and self-employment among students
  • To learn the basics of apiculture
  • To learn the rearing of honeybee
  • To learn the methods of honey extraction
  • To learn the value addition and marketing of honey

  •  Module 1 (10 hrs)
     Introduction to apiculture, different species of honeybees, colony organization division of abors and life cycle
  •  Module 2 (10 hrs)
    Beekeeping equipment, seasonal management and maintenance of an apiary, bee pastures
  •  Module 3 (10 hrs)
    Diseases and pests of honey bee and their control, use of honey, bee wax, bee venom, nutrient profile of honey, marketing strategies
  • Hands on training in apiculture (10 hrs)

    Training Training of selected students will be carried out in the participatory bee keeping facility

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