The research cell and IQAC organized a ‘Multidisciplinary All India Paper Presentation Competition for college students’ in November 2020. Around 200 students across India have participated for the same. The abstracts were screened and shortlisted initially. Applicants whose abstracts had been shortlisted were invited to present their projects. The final online presentation was held subject wise through Google meet. Inauguration ceremony was on 2 nd November 2020. Dr. R. Pragash, Deputy Director, Collegiate Education Kottayam was the Chief Guest.

The disciplines on which final round competitions held were English, Economics, Malayalam, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Commerce & Management and Computer Sciences. The power point, presentation style, relevance of topic, knowledge & expertise, and answering of questions were the areas on which the participants had been judged. Well qualified academicians from different parts of the country were included in the judgement panel. Prof. Babu Raj P.T, DCDC, MG University, Kottayam was the resource person in the valedictory function on 9 th November 2020.

An extended version of the project abstracts selected by the panel of experts will be published in Aureole ( ISSN : 2249 – 7862), the official multi disciplinary peer reviewed research journal of the college. The milestone to foster the research aptitude and presentation talents in students was a great success.