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Dept. of Geology

Ananthapadmanabha A. L., PhD

Vice-Principal | Associate Professor in Geology | MSc, NET, PhD


He is a post-graduate in Geology from the university 0f Calicut and secured PhD on the topic “Mineral Magnetic characterization of soils of Northern Kerala,” from the Faculty of Science in Mangalore University in the year 2016. 


  • Ph.D From Mangalore University (Mineral Magnetic characterization of soils of Northertn Kerala, India – 2016 February
  • Msc Geology from university of Calicut with first Rank – 1990 April
  • BSc Geology (Main) from university of Calicut – 1988 April


  • Assistant Professor in Geology from 2000 onwards.
  • Associate Professor in Geology from February 2016 onwards
  • principal in charge from 2019 to 2021
  • Coordinator, IQAC for one year
  • Coordinator, RUSA for one year


  • Ananthapadmanabha AL, Shankar R and Sandeep K (2014): Rock Magnetic characterization of tropical soils from Southern India : Implications of pedogenesis and soil erosion. International Journal of Environmental Research. V 8(3), pp659 - 670.
  • Ananthaadmanabha AL, Shankar R and Sandeep K (2014) : Rock magnetic properties of lateritic soil profiles from southern India: Evidence for pedogenic processes. Journal of Applied Geophysics,v.111pp 203-210.


  • A recognized artist of All India Radio with B-High grade in Violin (Karnatik) since 2000.
  • Given Solo and accompaniment performances in Violin (Karnatik ) in Kerala,Karnataka and Mumbai.
  • Accompanied artists like D.Pashupathi ,M.Venkateshachar, KN Renganatha Sharma, Dr. J.Srivalsan Menon, Master Balamuralikrishna, Sikkil Gurucharan, Palai C K Ramachandran etc