Dr. K. Fousi

Associate Professor M.Sc,NET,B. Ed.,Ph. D. Department of Zoology
Total Teaching Experience UG 25years 8 months PG
Subject with Specialization Zoology with Wildlife biology
Subject with Specialization Applied entomology- Insect systematics


Educational & Professional Qualifications
SNo. Degree Name Specialization University
M. Sc. Zoology with Wildlife biology University of Calicut
Ph. D. Applied Entomology University of Calicut
B. Ed. Natural Science University of Calicut


Refresher / Orientation Courses Attended
Sl. No. Type of Programme University/ Institution Period
Orientation  Farook College, Calicut 16-09-1999 to 13-10-1999
Refresher ASC, University of Calicut 26-11-2003 to16-12-2003
Refresher ASC, University of Calicut 01-12-2005 to21-12-2005 
Refresher ASC, University of Calicut 02-01-2009 to22-01-2009
FDP (One week) Swami Ramanda Theerth Marathwada University, Nanded 27-04-2020 to 02-05-2020
FDP (Three days)) Kerala Private College Teachers’ Association, Regional committee, Calicut University 03-06-2020, 04-06-2020 & 06-06-2020
Ten days Short Term Training Programme Sree Neelakanta Government Sanskrit College, Pattambi 07-06-2020 to 21-06-2020
FDP (One week) (MHRD Sponsored) Ramanujan College, University of Delhi 08-06-2020 to 14-06-2020
FDP (Two weeks) B S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai 11-07-2020 to 25-07-2020
FDP (One week) Kerala State higher Education Council, Thiruvanandapuram 13-07-1010 to 17-07-2020
FDP (3- Day) Korambayil  Ahamed Haji Memorial Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 27-07-2020 to 29-07-2020


Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops/ Symposia Attended
Sl.No. Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops/ Symposia Theme/Title Resource Person / Participant Organizing Institution Period
1 Workshop NAAC Participant Korambayil  Ahamed Haji Memorial Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 8th May. 2022
2 Seminar Workplace Professionalism, Ethics & Team building Participant Korambayil  Ahamed Haji Memorial Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 2nd Mar.2022
3 Workshop  Academic writing and Communication skills, Research methodology, Reference management and Academic publishing Participant National Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MG University Library, LORE and ED Research Associates 23rd Nov.2021 to 31st Dec.2021
4 Webinar Culture & Society of Himachal Pradesh Participant Korambayil  Ahamed Haji Memorial Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 20th Aug. 2020
5 Webinar The digitally transformed educational scenario- A teacher friendly view Participant Korambayil  Ahamed Haji Memorial Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 7th Aug. 2020
6 Webinar Career Advancement Scheme & UGC Regulations Participant Mar Thoma College, Chungathara 3rd Aug. 2020
7 Online Workshop Going Online : Classroom, Field work & Research(JNU- WETOM IV) Participant Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 11-12th July 2020
8 National webinar From classroom to studio: How to set up Media production Centre at Educational Institution Participant Malabar College of Advanced Studies, Vengara 31st May 2020
9 Online Workshop Empowering teaching through Online mode (JNU-WETOM II) Participant Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 9th & 10th May 2020
10 Seminar Life after the Deluge: Impact of the recent flood on Wildlife of Kerala Participant Govt. Arts and Science College, Calicut 30th &31st Oct. 2018
11 Workshop Bird Identification Participant Zoological Survey of India, Kerala Forests & Wildlife Department, Malabar Natural History Society 8th Mar. 2017
12 NAAC sponsored National Seminar Quality Enhancement in Higher Education Participant Malabar Christian College, Kozhikode 18th Feb. 2017
13 Science Congress 28th Kerala Science Congress Participant Kerala State Science Technology and Environment & University of Calicut 28th to 30th Jan. 2016
14 Seminar Computational chemistry Participant KAHM Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 20th to 21st Jan. 2016
15 Seminar Quality in Higher Education: Nuances and Parameters Resource Person Govt. College, Malappuram 10th Mar.2014
16 Seminar Strategies for Quality Sustenance in Higher Education Participant Providence Women’s College, Calicut 23rd July 2013
17 Seminar Environmental management and its future perspectives Participant DGM MES College, Mampad 12 & 13th Feb.2013
18 Conference Principals of Women’s Colleges in Kerala Participant Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy 9th Feb. 2013
19 Seminar Maintenance of Quality in Higher Education Institutions: Prospects & Problems Participant Farook College, Calicut 7th &8th Feb. 2013
20 Seminar E-waste- A question of future Participant St. Joseph’s College, Devagiri 15th Oct. 2011
21 Seminar Harmful/ Beneficial insects of agricultural importance with special reference to the nuisance pest Luprops tristis in rubber plantations Participant St. Joseph’s College, Devagiri 17th & 18th Feb. 2011
22 Workshop Innovative pedagogy for laboratory exercises in zoology curriculum Participant Farook College, Calicut & Mahatma Gandhi Doerencamp Centre, Trichy 7th Oct. 2010
23 Seminar Role of Women in combating climate change Participant KSCSTE, Trivandrum & Department of Science and Technology 8th Jan. 2010
24 Science Congress Indian Science Congress Participant VSSC & University of Kerala, Kariavattom 3rd to 7th Jan. 2010
25 Workshop Capacity building for Women Managers in Higher Education Participant UGC& Centre for Women Studies, University of Calicut 4th to 8th May 2009
26 Workshop Bioinformatics Participant NIT, Calicut 1st Apr. 2009
27 Seminar Exploring New Frontiers in Nanotechnology & Biotechnology Participant SAFI Institute of advanced studies, Vazhayoor 2nd Mar. 2009
28 Workshop Restructuring Undergraduate Education Participant Kerala State Higher Education Council & ASC, University of Calicut 4th & 5th Dec. 2008
29 Seminar Medicinal properties of Botanicals Participant Mathoma College,Chungathara 28th & 29th Nov.2008
30 Workshop Climate change Participant Centre for Environment and Development 22nd Nov. 2008
31 Seminar Women in Science: A Career in Science Participant I.I.S.C.Bangalore & CUSAT 6th Apr. 2008
32 Workshop Enhancing classroom effectiveness of College teachers Participant IQAC, Unity women’s College 24th Feb. 2007
33 Seminar Environmental Laws Participant Malabar natural History Society 4th Jun. 2005
34 Science Congress 17th session of Kerala Science Congress Participant Kerala State Science Technology and Environment & KFRI, Peechi 29th to 31st Jan.2005
35 Seminar Mangrove diversity & conservation Participant Malabar natural History Society 4th Jun. 2004
36 Science Congress 16th session of Kerala Science Congress Participant Kerala State Science Technology and Environment & CWRDM, Calicut 29th to 31st Jan.2004
37 Seminar Modern aspects of molecular biology Participant Providence women’s college, Calicut & Regional Science Centre, Calicut 27th & 28th Feb. 2003
38 Workshop Modern trends and developments in Research methods and methodology Participant All Kerala Research scholars’ association 19th Sept. 2000


Participation in College Level & University Level Academic and Co-Curricular Activities
16 hours of teaching per week
Attended Centralised Valuation Camps & Centrally Monitored Valuation Camps
Taken internal invigilation duty and external examinership for both theory and Practical examinations of the University
Question setter for autonomous colleges
Steering Committee Coordinator, NAAC Re-accreditation (Cycle 2, 2014) 
Coordinator, IQAC (2010-’13)
Coordinator, Research Cell (2007-’10)
Director, Fine Arts (2006-’07)
Secretary, Parent Teacher Association (2009-’10)
Coordinator, Compulsory Social Service Scheme (2003-’06)
Dean, Student Welfare (2008-‘09) & 2000-’01)
Member, Staff council (2010-’12)
Member, PTA Executive Committee (2010- ’12) (2003-’05)
Counselling cell Convenor (2021-22)
Member, Anti- Ragging Cell (2021-22)
Secretary, College Staff Council (2022-23)
In-charge of Students’ Handbook & Academic calendar
Member, Director Board, College Co-operative Store
Member, College Canteen Committee
Executive member & Life member, Malabar Natural History Society
Member, Technical Support Group, Kerala State Biodiversity Board (2017-2020)
As part of Science day celebration, Dept. conducted an exhibition for the school children of local schools to create awareness on science on 28th Feb.2005.
Attended a 6-day training programme on “Skill enhancement computer training” and selected as resource person for Women Resource Centre of Kerala state IT Mission from 21st to 26th
Engaged extension lecture on ‘Reproductive physiology’ for NSS students at SS College, Areacode on 24th Dec. 2012
Engaged extension lecture on ‘Environmental Disasters’ at Govt. Women’s Polytechnic College, Calicut on 14th Mar. 2013
Part of one day photo and poster exhibition on ‘Wildlife and Energy conservation’ organised at the college as a joint venture of the Department of Zoology & Nature and Eco club on 19th Jan.2017.
In collaboration with MNHS, Calicut distributed field guide for identification of common birds prepared by Kerala Forests and Wildlife Department & Social Forestry to the Nature club members in a function held on 16th Mar. 2017.
Coordinated the exhibition on “Faunal Diversity” for the Senior secondary & secondary students of the District on 25th Feb. 2019.


Research Experience: Thesis Details
M.Phil. Title
Ph.D. Title Alpha Systematics of Some Genera of Eulophidae (Hymenoptera) of Kerala
Subject Zoology
Faculty Science


Research Experience: Projects Details
Type Minor
Title Biosystematic and Distribution studies of Eulophidae (Hymenoptera : Chalcidoidea) of Malppuram district at the Generic level
Order No MRP (S)344/2005(X Plan)/KLCA 045/UGC- SWRO Dated 30/3/2005
Duration 2 years (2005-07)
Amount 1,00,000/-
Type Minor
Title Systematic studies and Biodiversity Assessment of the Superfamily Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera : Apocrita : Parasitica) if Malappuram District
Order No MRP (S) 319/08-09/KLCA 045/UGC- SWRO Dated 30/3/2009
Duration 18 months (2009-10)
Amount 1,55,000/-


Papers Published
SNo. Name of Paper Name of Journal ISSN / ISBN Issue, Year, Page1111
A new genus and a new species of Eulophidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from the rice ecosystems of central Kerala, India Journal of Ecobiology 0970-9037 14(20:137-141 (2002)
A new species of Eulophidae (Hymenoptera; Chalcidoidea) parasitoid on slug caterpillar pest, Contheyla rotundaHampson Journal of Zoological Research 13(1) : 31-34 (2002)
A taxonomic study of a new genus of Eulophidae (Hymenoptera) from Southern Malabar (Kerala) Uttar Pradesh Journal of Zoology 0256971x 23(3): 223-228 (2003)
A newgenus of Tetrastichinae (Hymenoptera : Eulophidae) from Kerala  Perspectives on Biosystematics and Biodiversity T. C. N. Commemorative volume 597-600 (2004)
A taxonomic study of Anaprostocoetus Graham (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) Oriental Insects 0030-5316 39: 273-280 (2005)
Parasitic interaction between non-pollinating and pollinating fig wasps of Ficus Geobios 0251-1223 36 (2-3) 197-199 (2009)
Olfactory attraction of fig pollinating wasps to their respective figs Scientia 0976-8289 36 (1); 50-52 (2010)
Scope of Eulophid parasitoids in biocontrol Proceedings of National seminar sponsored by UGC & DST 36 (2011)
Resource utilization in mutualist: Fig (Moracea) and Fig wasp (Chalcidoidea) Scientia 0976-8289 12(1): 85-88 (2016)


Seminar Proceeding Published
SNo. Name of Paper Name of Journal ISSN / ISBN Issue, Year, Page
Scope of Eulophid parasitoids in biocontrol Proceedings of National seminar sponsored by UGC & DST 36 (2011)


Books / Chapter Publication Details
Sl. No. Book / Chapter Name Publisher Name ISSN / ISBN Year
Eulophid Parasitoids as Biocontrol Agents KAHM unity Women’s College, Manjeri , Narukara (PO) Pin; 676122, malappuram (DT), Kerala , India 978-93-5396-526-6 Jan. 2020