The Annual Proficiency Awards and Farewell to the retiring staff members was organized by the PTA at the College Auditorium on 24 March 2017. His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Samuel Mar Irenios, Auxiliary Bishop, Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum inaugurated the meeting. The Principal, Rev. Dr. Gigi Thomas presided over the meeting. Dr. Alexander Jacob I.P.S, former DGP and Nodal Officer, National Police University delivered the key note address. The PTA Secretary, Dr. Suju C. Joseph welcomed the gathering and the Bursar, Rev. Fr. Joshua Kochuvilayil proposed the vote of thanks. The PTA Vice-President, Dr. P. P. Ajaykumar and the College Union Chairman, Mr. Gokul K.S spoke during the occasion. The retiring faculty members, Dr. Annamma. A, Associate Professor of Malayalam; Dr. George Mathew, Associate Professor of English; Dr. K. V. Leelamma, Associate Professor of Statistics; the Administrative staff members Mr. Varghese Thomas and Mr. C. Yesudas were honoured during the function. Dr. Shirley Stewart, Associate Professor of English spoke about the meritorious services rendered by the retiring staff members. Dr. Annamma. A. gave the reply in which she thanked the PTA for the honour. The first rank holders for the final year PG examinations 2016 (first Autonomous batch), UG University rank holders, 2016 and the proficiency award winners of each class were felicitated during the function. Students who secured medals in Sports and Games conducted at the National level were felicitated by the PTA with a certificate, memento and cash prize. College union members, meritorious NCC cadets and students who excelled in arts and literary competitions were also felicitated during the function. His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Samuel Mar Irenios Award for the best sports man was awarded to Chess Master S. L. Narayanan for obtaining the silver medal at the Common Wealth Chess Championship. Prof. James Eapen Endowment was awarded to Ms. Nayana James for securing the gold medal in long jump and the silver medal in heptathlon at the National Inter-university sports meet. Various other endowments and scholarships were also distributed during the function.