Morning Star Home Science College

Angamaly ESTD.1963

Affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University and Accredited with
A Grade in NAAC (Re-accreditation Third Cycle)

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Department of Chemistry

The history of the Department can be traced back to as early as 1968 when Chemistry was taught as a subsidiary subject of Home Science. It became a full-fledged department with the launching of B.Sc. Chemistry in 1998.The first faculty of the department was Sr.Lourdes C.S.N., who retired in 1995 as the Principal of the institution. The Department has produced several university ranks and a number of distinctions and first classes. M.Sc. in Chemistry was started in 2013. The department has a well-equipped laboratory to cope with the present needs of higher education and a departmental library. The alumni of the department are active and vibrant.

Seminars and Lectures

Chethana, an endowment programme for the mothers of our students, started in 1995 to remember the services of Sr. Lourdes, former Principal and HOD of Chemistry is organized by the department.

Scholarships /Awards

  • Sr. Lourdes Endowment Prize to be given to the II year student who scores the highest marks in subsidiary Chemistry.
  • Scholarship prize instituted by the management to the student who scores the highest marks in III year University Examination.
  • Award instituted by the department to the Best Outgoing Student.
  • Prize instituted by Prof. Lalitha A.V., former Head of the Department of Chemistry, to the student who passes out with highest marks in B.Sc. Chemistry examination.
  • Prize instituted by Prof. Salomy Joseph, Department of Chemistry, to the student who passes out with highest marks in M.Sc. Chemistry univeristy examination.
  • Prize instituted by Prof. Lisue Xavier, Department of Chemistry, to the student in III year B.Sc.who scores highest total for vocational subjects in the university examination.
Dr. Sr. Rosily A.V M.Sc. B.Ed., M.Phil, Ph.D.

Dr. Sindhu K. S. M. Sc, B. Ed., P. hD, NET.

Dr. Navya Antony M. Sc. B. Ed., P. hD

Jaicy Alias M.Sc.

Prof. M.G. Rajagopalan M.Sc., M. Phil. (VISITING FACULTY)

Ms. Sony Antony M.Sc.

Ms. Remya R. M.Sc.

Dr. Beena George M.Sc, M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D.

Latest Updations


Under the Chemstar programme department organized a soil testing camp on 16th July 2016 at Nedumbassery panchayath (ward 7 ). The students were analysed about 20 soil samples from different locations of the ward.


An alumini meet was conducted by the department on 13th August 2016. Former students share their memorable moments . Alumini meets helps to develop a sense of community between former students and staffs.

Skill Training Programme

Soap Making by the students

Association Inauguration

The Chemistry Association inauguration was held on 4th August. Prof. C G Ramankutty, Former HOD Department of Chemistry, U C College Aluva, inaugurated the association activities for the academic year. Inaugural session was followed by a class on ‘Quantum Mechanics’.

Freshers Day

The senior students welcomed the new comers day on 29th July 2016 to the Chemistry family in an innovative manner with great enthusiasm and love.

Orientation Class

An orientation class was conducted for the 3rd year students on 1st July .The class was taken by Ms.Saisha Patrina, Research Scholar in Psychology from Holland.

Celebration of Ramzan

Ramzan was celebrated in the department on 4th July 2016. HOD Dr.Rosily A V gave sweets to students of our department.

Visit to Dairy Plant

III year degree students who opted the Chemistry open course – Dairy Science – visited Dairy Plant of Kerala Vetinary Animal Science University at Mannuthy, on 20th August 2016, in partial fulfillment of their course. The visit was very educative and enjoyable.

Ozone Day 2016

Ozone Day 2016 was observed on 24/09/2016 with financial assistance from KSCSTE.The theme was introduced by Divya Paul of III Chemistry. Keynote address was presented by Dr. V. Dr.Anu Gopinath, Assistant Professor, Department of chemical oceanography, KUFOS.As the part of powerpoint competition three students presented papers on various aspects of the topic. Quiz and Poster competitions were held for the students. The competition was open to the whole college. Cash prize were awarded to the winners.

Tour programme

A Tour programme was conducted for the third year students on 18th December 2016 to Mysore.

Star Care Programme

Under the auspices of Star Care program Miss Sheena Thomas ,Clinical Psychologist spoke to the students on ‘ Behavioural problems in Adolescence’.

World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day was observed on 01/02/2017 sponsored by KSCSTE. Inaugural session was presided by Principal Rev. Sr. Alphonse and Dr. M G Rajagopalan, Rtd. Professor, PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Maharajas College, Ernakulam presented the keynote address. It was followed by Power point presentation by Miss Jaicy Alias .. Speech Competition and Slide presentation competition were organized for whole college and prizes were distributed.

Release of Monograph

A monograph of elements consisting the properties of elements in the periodic table was compiled and released by the faculty member Ms.Femeetta Mary A.G.

Onam Celebration

Onam was celebrated in all its splendour and joy by the students.

Christmas Celebration

The Christmas celebration was held on 23 December 2016 in the department.


Electoral Literacy Club was inaugurated by Smt. C. P Maya, Dy. Tahasildar, Aluva on 30-10-18. The aim of Electoral Literacy Club is to strengthen the culture of electoral participation among young and future voters. The inaugural session was followed by a talk on electoral literacy by Mr. C. A Rashimon, Dy. Tahasildar, Aluva.

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