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Dr. I.P. Abdul Razak

Personal Profile

Name Dr. I.P. Abdul Razak
Department Zoology
Designation Associate Professor and Head
Mobile Number 9446156942
Official Address Associate Professor & Head Department of Zoology, KAHM Unity Women’s College, Manjeri Narukara(PO), Pin 676 122.
Residential Address Pezhumtharayil House (PO)Narukara, Manjeri Malappuram Dt., Kerala, Pin 676 122.
Date of Birth 25.04.1964
Date of Joining 01.11.1993
Total Teaching Experience UG 25 years PG
E-mail ID abdulrazakip@gmail.com
Subject with Specialization Zoology; Entomology

Educational and Professional Qualifications

# Degree awarded Specialization University
1 B. Sc. Zoology University of Calicut
2 M. Sc. Zoology University of Calicut
3 M. Phil Entomology Aligharh Muslim University
4 B.Ed. Natural Science University of Calicut
5 Ph.D. Entomology University of Calicut

Refresher/ Orientation courses attended

# Type of Programme University/Institution Period
1 Orientation course A S C,University of Calicut 3.7.1996 to 30.7.1996
2 Refresher course Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad 1.3.1999 to 22.3.1999
3 Refresher course A S C,University of Calicut 26.11.2003 to 16.12.2003
4 Refresher course A S C,University of Calicut 1.7.2008 to 21.7.2008

Seminars,Conference,Workshops/Symposia Attended

# Type Theme/ Title Resource Person/ Participant Organizing Institution Period
1 Seminar Energy and water consevation Resource Person PSMO College,Tirurangadi and KSTEC,Govt.of Kerala 04.02.2017
2 seminar Reaccreditation Participant KAHM Unity 27.10.2017
3 Science Congress 28th Kerala Science Congress Participant University of Calicut 28-30 Jan. 2016
4 International Conference International Meet on Transnational Education Participant Kerala State Higher Education Council 3,4 & 5 January 2014
5 Workshop The Second State Level Training Programme for Administrative Resource Person Kerala State Higher Education Council 11 & 12 January 2013.
6 Workshop Quality improved Teaching – learning in Tertiary Education Resource Person Govt.College, Mananthavady 2nd Nov.2012
7 Seminar “A Profile on Academic Committees” Resource Person Payyannur College, Payyannur 7th & 8th 19th and 20th September 2012
8 seminar “Technology-Enabled learning for Enhancing Knowledge and Skills” Participant Kerala State Higher Education Council 123th August 2012
9 Seminar Higher Education 2.0-Illumine the Future” Co-ordinator Kerala State Higher Education Council 4th & 5th June 2012.
10 seminar “Choice based semester system –a boon or bane” Resource Person Kozhikode April 2012
11 seminar “Presidential Election in the United States” Prof. David G Baker, Fulbright senior specialist, United States delivered the keynote address. Participant Kerala State Higher Education Council 2th April 2012
12 seminar “ Trends in the Internationalization of Higher Education in the 21st Century” Participant Kerala State Higher Education Council 1st March 2012.
13 Seminar 2 day National Seminar which was sponsored by UGC and DST. Resource Person St. Joseph’s College Devagiri Calicut 17th and 18th February 2011
14 Seminar UGCsponsored National Seminar Resource Person PSMO College, Tirurangadi 3rd and 4th November 2010
15 Workshop laboratory exercises in Zoology curriculum” Participant Farook College, Kozhikode. 7th ctober, 2010.
16 Workshop ‘Curriculum Restructuring’ Participant Govt Arts and Science College, Calicut on 28.11.2008
17 seminar ‘Mangroves-Biodiversity and Conservation Strategy ’ Medicinal properties of Botanicals Participant Govt Arts and Science College, Calicut on 28.11.2008
18 workshop ‘Cluster formation and grading’. Participant Unity Women’s College Manjeri 11.3.2008
19 workshop ‘‘National Evironment Awareness Campaign2007-2008’ Participant Calicut
20 Seminar ‘Modern Trends in Genetics, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics ’ Participant PG Dept of Zoology MES College Mampad 29th November 2006.
21 Seminar ‘Invertebrate fauna of Western Ghats’ Participant PSMO College Thirurangadi 16th & 17th August 2006
22 Seminar One day Seminar conducted in connection with Prof. T.C Narendra trust formation Participant KTC auditorium Calicut 1.7.2006
23 Seminar NAAC sponsored one-day seminar on ‘Quality Assurance in Higher Education: Challenges, Trends and Priorities’ Participant Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy 5th February 2005
24 workshop UGC sponsored two-day National on ‘Bio-control of agriculture, forest and medical pests’ at on 16th Session of Kerala State Science Congress Participant MES College, Mampad 14th and 15th December 2004
25 Workshop Two-day ‘State-level leadership training camp’ participant Darsana Paster Centre, Peechi, Thrissur 4th and 5th December 2004
26 Seminar cum workshop ‘Biodiversity of Butterflies of Western Ghats’ Participant NSS College, Manjeri 8th and 9th September 2004
27 seminar One-day seminar on NAAC Participant Farook College, Calicut 4th September 2004
28 Seminar The Kerala Universities Bill, 2003 and organisational activities in campus’ Participant BDCLC, Thrissur, organised by KPCTA 9th August 2003
29 Seminar ‘Preparation and Procedure for Assessment and Accreditation’ Participant Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam 13thJune 2002
30 Workshop ‘Quality assurance in Higher education: Assessment and accreditation of colleges’ Participant University of Calicut 24th and 25th January 2002
31 Workshop ‘Modern trends and developments in research method and methodology’ Participant University of Calicut 19th September 2000

Participation in College Level & University Level Academic and Co-Curricular Activities

1. Served as Registrar, University of Calicut from FNof 21.06.2013 to AN of 30.07.2013.

2. Deputed as Research Officer to the Kerala State Higher Education Council, Thiruvananthapuram for a period of one year w.e .f 16th December 2011 .

3. Attended the duty on 25.07.2016 at Marthoma College, Chungathara as subject expert for the FDP selection assigned by University of Calicut.

4. Being the member of Board of Studies for B. Sc Zoology University of Calicut, Syllabi have been made both for main and subsidiary courses. At present Member of Board of Studies for B. Sc and M. Sc. Aquaculture, University of Calicut Actively participated in one week workshop for Curriculum restructuring conducted by Kerala State Higher Education Council & University of Calicut from 19.12009 to 23.1.2009

5. Served as resource person for State Council for Education Research and Training (SCERT) of Kerala State during 12th to 16th August 2004 and in 2009 .

6. Conducted an extension class the topic “Environment and Disaster management” at Govt. Women’s Polytechnic, Calicut on 16.03.2013.

7. Department by the collaboration with Botany and Mathematics departments initiated and completed the renovation work of the well of the three poor families of Pattarkulam, Manjeri as a charity work. This was commissioned on 23.01.2017.

8. Served as Additional Chief Supdt. of University degree examination at Govt.Higher Secondary School, Maranchery in the consecutive years 2006 and 2007.

9. Served as Senior Supdt. of University degree examination 2003.

10. Regularly attending Central Valuation Camp and taking Examinership both for theory and practical Examinations of the University.

11. Serving as Chief Supdt. of University degree examination

12. Attended the duty as Additional Superintendent for UGC-NET Examination held at the college on10.07.2016

13. Served as the Chief Superintendent conducted the Kerala Public Service Commission Examination for the post of Clerks held at our college centre on 13th August 2011.

14. Attended the duty as Additional Superintendent for UGC-NET Examination held at the college in 2017.

15. Assisted the Kerala Public Service Commission as expert in the interview for selection of high school Assistant from 31.01.2018 to 02.01.2018.

16. Served as Chief examiner for I/II B.Sc. Zoology Examination on 2009.

17. Department has organized one day photo and poster exhibition on Wildlife and Energy conservation at the college on 19.01.2017 as a joint venture of department and Nature and Eco club.

18. Has been nominated as the member of Faculty of Science, University of Calicut in 2016.

19. On 16.03.2017, Nature club distributed multi coloured pictures of common birds to the students in a function held in collaboration with organization MNHS,Calicut.

20. Bhoomithra Club Sena constituted in the college by the participation of 135 students.

21. Delivered a talk in one-day seminar on ‘Bioplastics’ held at MES College, Mampad on 21st January 2004.

22. One-day seminar at PSMO College, Tirurangadi and talk held on ‘Pollination biology’ on 19th January 2004.

23. Attended NSS College Manjeri on 2.2.09 and delivered a talk on ‘Some interesting aspects of plants’

24. On Science day celebration, Dept. conducted an exhibition for the school children of local schools to make awareness on science. This was held on 28.2.2005.

25. Attended the duty on 09.08.2016 as subject expert for the selection of Assistant Professors assigned by University of Calicut.

26. Attended the duty at Farook College on 08.09.2016 as an expert for the screening committee for the promotion of Assistant Professors assigned by University of Calicut.

27. Has been deputed on 22.10.2016 to judge the science projects of junior and senior school children of Malappuram district as part of the celebration of National Science Congress. Has been deputed on 27.10.2017 to judge the science projects of junior and senior school children of Malappuram district as part of the celebration of National Science Congress. Has been deputed on 27.10.2018 to judge the science projects of junior and senior school children of Malappuram district as part of the celebration of National Science Congress

28. Attended the duty on 28.10.2017 at KVM MES College, Valanchery as subject expert for the screening committee for the promotion of Assistant Professors, assigned by University of Calicut.

29. As Co-ordinator,organized National Environment awareness campaign for 2 years sponsored by MoEF Govt. of India in the year 2008 and 2009.

30. An awareness class on H1N1 disease was organized on 28.10.2009.

31. As Co-ordinator for Personality Development Programmes, two programmes were conducted from 7th -9th October 2009 and 8th -10th March, 2010. These programmes were sponsored by Kerala State Women’s Development Corporation Ltd. and Centre for Management development, Thiruvananthapuram

32. As Co-ordinator of IQAC, a regional work shop has been organized for College Teachers on ‘Enhancing class room effectiveness of college teachers’ on 26.2.2006

33. Organized and attended one day training programme for the college teachers on the topic “Teaching Methods- a psychological perspective “sponsored by IQAC, KAHM Unity Women’s college, on 06.09.2016. Dr.C. N Balakrishnan Nambiar was the resource person.

34. Steering committee co-ordinator of NAAC since 2003.

35. Co-ordinator of IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) in 2014 &2015.

36. Co-Ordinator of UGC sponsored coaching centre for minorities.

37. Worked as Controller of Examinations at College level for terminal and mid-term examinations during the year 2003-’04 and 2009 – 2010, 2014,2015 & 2017.

38. Served as Staff Advisor during 1994 – 1995 and 2001 – 2002, 2013

39. Served as Secretary for Parent Teachers Association (PTA) during 1998 – 1999 and 1999 – 2000.

40. Served as UGC-Project cell co-ordinator of the college.

41. Presently serving as RUSA Co–ordinator

Research Experience: Thesis Details


Title Studies on the gregariousness and colour patterns of Acrida exaltata Walker
Subject Zoology


Title Studies on the Fig-Agaonid(Agaonidae:Hymenoptera)interaction with special reference to certain species of Ficus in Kerala.
Subject Zoology

Research Experience: Projects Details

Type Minor
Title Distribution study of fig pollinating wasps (Agaonidae: Hymenoptera) of Malappuram and Kozhikode districts.
Order No F.No: MRP(S)–613/2007(X Plan) KLCA 045/UGC-SWRO dated 12.12.2006.
Duration 2 years
Amount Rs 59,000/-

List of Papers Published

# Name of the Paper Name of Journal ISSN / ISBN Issue, Year, Page
1 Distribution patterns of style lengths in Ficusand the ovipositor size of their chalcid pollinators (Agaonidae : Hymenoptera): an analytical study. Entomon Association for advanced Entomolgy 0377-9335 27(2):197-204, (2002)
2 Evolutonary strategies in the pollen collecting organs of fig wasps (Agaonidae : Hymenoptera) with respect to the floral topography of their host Ficus(Moraceae). Journal of Advanced Zoology Association for Advancement of Zoology 0253-7214 23(1):48-53, (2002)
3 Sex ratio strategy in pollinating fig wasps (Hymenoptera :Agaonidae). Geobios 0251-1223 33(4):307-09, (2006)
4 Re-emergence of pollinating wasps (Agaonidae : Hymenoptera) after natural pollination of figs. Zoos’ print Zoo Outreach orgnisation 0251-1223 22(1):2543-2544, (2007)
5 Analytical study on female flower traits of fig syconia (Moraceae). Geobios 0251-1223 34 (1):3-4, (2007)
6 Influence of fig size on pollination behaviour of fig wasps (Agaonidae : Hymenoptera) Uttar Pradesh Journal of Zoology. 0256971X 27(2) : 219-222, (2007)
7 Parasitic interaction between non-pollinating and pollinating fig wasps of Ficus Geobios 0251-1223 36(2-3)197-199(2009)
8 Olfactory attraction of fig pollinating wasps to their respective figs Scientia 0976-8289 36(1): 50-52 (2010)
9 Fig- A Keystone resource in Western Ghats Proceedings of National Seminar 47-50(2010)
10 Influence of light on pollination behavior of agaonid wasps Proceedings of National seminar sponsored by UGC & DST 36(2011)
11 Resource utilization in mutualists: Fig(Moraceae) and fig wasp(Chalcidoidea) Scientia 0976-8289 12(1):85-88,(2016)

List of Seminar Proceeding Published

Books / Chapter Publication Details