Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur



   The Department of Science and Technology (DST) implemented ‘Knowledge Involvement in Research Advancement through Nurturing (KIRAN)’ Scheme to provide various career opportunities for women scientists and technologists. It is primarily aimed to bring gender parity in the Science & Technology sector by inducting more women talent in the research & development domain through various programmes. CURIE & CURIE-AI facility of the Department under the KIRAN scheme, including other schemes, empowers women in science and technology.

   In the year 2008-09, DST took a special initiative, “Consolidation of University Research for Innovation and Excellence (CURIE) in Women Universities, to support women universities for improving R&D infrastructure and enhance research facilities. The main objective of the CURIE programme is to train and create world class women scientists in all areas of Basic Sciences & Technology who would be able to carry out cutting-edge research in their respective fields in due course. In the year 2019, DST established an Artificial Intelligence lab in 6 CURIE beneficiary universities with the goal of fostering AI innovations and set up AI-friendly infrastructure to prepare skilled manpower for AI-based jobs in the future. This facility is exposing women students from these universities to different AI tools and will improve the employability of women in this upcoming sector.

   Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur was sanctioned with the  ‘CURIE’ Core Grant for women PG colleges in 2022 (DST/CURIE-PG/2022/33 (G) dated 30.03.2022.




Optimal infrastructure facilities for post-graduate teaching and research

  • Renovation of existing laboratory space (no fresh constructions).
  • Modernization of laboratories involved in teaching and research.
  • Acquisition of essential equipment.
  • Up-gradation of existing facilities.
  • Networking and computational facilities including software and databases.
  • Scientific books (no journals).
  • Maintenance and refurbishing of existing and new facilities


Target & Time-line




  • Equipment Purchase & Installation
  • Appointing of Project Assistant
  • Infrastructure expansion


  • Workshop for Equipment Familiarization for PG & Research students of the college


  • Workshop on Research Methodology Interdisciplinary Webinars /Seminars /Workshops for PG & Research students of the college
  • Collaborations with institutes for research / interdisciplinary idea exchange
  • Consultancy Services extended to nearby institutions / research students


  • Workshop on Plagiarism / Publishing Articles  Promotion of PG Research projects
  • Improve intake of students via consultancy projects or research


  • Publishing Research works



Ramavarmapuram Road
Thrissur 09
Kerala, India

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We dedicate ourselves to the mission of training women for their academic excellence, development of human skill and character formation based on the love of God and service to society and to the Nation.

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