Alumni association “Nexus” of St. James College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Chalakudy was launched in 2009 with the first outgoing batch of B.Pharm students (2004 batch). The registered Alumni (Registration number TSR/TC/183/2018) was sculpted in the year 2009 under supreme guidance of Prof. Dr. K Krishnakumar, Principal, St. James College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Chalakudy. The first elected members took over the charge and worked sincerely in forming a strong foundation for Nexus. The passing out students of each year are added as a members of alumni association. This association supports new Alumni members and provides a forum to bond through friendship. Every year convocation day is fixed as Alumni Day in which the annual meeting of alumni association is carried out. The alumni association contributes to the institutional, academic and infrastructural development of the college. The association organizes a rich variety of programmes including seminars, lectures, exhibitions etc. SJCOPS Nexus Alumni Association aims at connecting the students of SJCOPS for their self appraisal and also for social welfare. It contributes for the betterment of the future of the other alumni members. It aims to create a platform for activities such as placement, various reach out programs, charity works and social upliftment. Now our alumni association has grown tremendously with a lot of achievements. In those achievements the first one is the worldwide presence of our alumni members. The fund that is gathered from our alumni members are used for different activities.
In 2014, alumni had started a Pharmaceutical research journal “JPIR: The Journal of Pharma Innovative Reasearch” approved by Ministry of Information &Broadcasting, Govt of India, New Delhi with ISSN no: 2350-1332.
Involved with various charity activities.
“Poonchola” is financially supported by Nexus.
Introduces various trainings programs for the upliftment of its members.
“Oushadha Vijnan” supports research activities of students and staff is funded financially by nexus. The staff and students take seminars weekly in connection with latest trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The alumni association have an active placement cell in the college campus. It organises campus selection for its members. Senior alumni members have been helping for placements abroad. In association with KPGA we have conducted job fair in the years 2011, 2015, 2016 & 2019. The first Oushadha Udhyoga Mela 2011 was conducted at St. James’ College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chalakudy for pharmacy graduates on 1st & 2nd December 2011.
15 reputed Pharmaceutical companies and hospitals from all over India participated to recruit 178 candidates. The second Oushadha Udhyoga Mela 2015 & 2016 was conducted at the same venue on 27th and 28th Nov 2015. Almost 15 reputed Pharmaceutical companies and hospitals from all over India participated to recruit candidates. The association had organized a carrier guidance seminar on Global opportunities for the students on 28th June 2018. The forth Oushadha Udhyoga Mela 2019 was conducted on 19th March 2019 & 13th June 2019.
Institutional endowments such as Pharmablizz trophy, Gold medal for academic excellence for M.Pharm, Pharmaceutics branch and Pharm. D toppers, Felicitation to Pharmolsavam winners, Model trophy for Pharmolsavam overall Championship and so on.
Sponsored Rs. 25000/- for the renovation work of press club Chalakudy.
Nexus was one of the sponsors for IPC 2010 Manipal and Nexus was one of the sponsors for Pharmacy practice Module 5 which was conducted in our college. Nexus alumni association organized international seminar on 6th April 2019 at St.James’ College of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Prof. Dr. K Krishnakumar
Mrs Geetha Elias
Mr. Jesmoy Johnson
Mr.Subeesh K Vishwam
Mrs. Jaismy Jacob
Mr. Pramod Antony A& Mrs. Bincy Baby
Mr. David Paul
Mr. Joseph Cherian, Mr. Santhosh Iyer, Mr. Sijo Davies, Mr. Abilash Vijayan, Mr.Arafa Hamsa, Mr. Hari A, Mr. Narayanankutty P.N, Mrs. Rejin Jose, Mrs. Minnu Joy& Mrs. Shijitha Emmanuel.