Research & Development

Dr. N.Rajendra Naidu, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D., Director, Centre for Research and Development ‘Centre for Research & Development’ has been established with the aim of promoting research and research related activities in the college both from the point of view of students and staff. For students although research is not compulsory for U.G & P.G students, our college introduced basic research for the benefit of students.

Research Forum

There is an exclusive Research Forum for staff to interact, present papers and conduct of awareness programmes related to research at regular intervals. It is co-ordinated by Dr G.Kalvikkarasi, Associate Prof. & HOD of English.

For Staff

  • To inculcate research culture in the institution
  • To provide information regarding research grants and funding agencies
  • To conduct awareness programs / workshops on research related activities
  • To encourage the faculty to prepare major & minor research project proposals
  • To give a thrust for research publication and paper presentation in conferences and seminars
  • To facilitate the faculty to obtain guideship from various Universities and Colleges
  • To monitor ongoing research projects in the institution
  • To provide external research library facility
  • To facilitate conduct of National and International Conferences

Research Supervisors 

  • Dr V.Raman, Associate Professor and HOD of Corporate Secretaryship (Retired) – University of Madras & Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya
  • Dr V.Ranganivas, Associate Professor and HOD of History (Deputation)  – University of Madras
  • Dr V.Lakshmi, Principal & HOD of Economics – University of Madras
  • Dr G.Kalvikkarasi, Associate Professor & HOD of English – University of Madras
  • Dr M.Kulothungan, Director of Physical Education – University of Madras

Research Wing in Library

    An exclusive Research Wing in College Library has been established with computers and printer with internet facility and a collection of thesis and research methodology books for the benefit of research scholars and P.G. students browsing and reference.

Awarded  Ph.D. during  the academic year 2017-18

  1. Dr S.Prabhakaran, Asst. Prof. Dept. of Acc. & Fin.
  2. Dr V.Sasikala, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Computer Science
  3. Dr C.Saravanan, Asst. Prof., Dept. of PG Economics
  4. Dr P.Libia, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Corp. Sec.
  5. Dr U.Urathal Alias Sri Swathiga, Asst. Prof, Dept. of Computer Science


 Registration for Ph.D. by Faculty Shift – 1 & 2

Name & Designation of the Faculty Department Research Guide
Mrs N.Jayasudha, Asst. Prof. Shift 1 English Dr G.Kalvikkarasi
Mrs V.Kayalvizhi, Asst. Prof. Shift 1 History Dr V.Ranganivas
Ms S.Malarvizhi, Asst. Prof. Shift 2 ISM Dr V.Raman
Ms R.B.Nagarathinam, Asst. Prof., Bhakthavatsalam College Commerce Dr V.Raman
Mrs D.Sundari, Asst. Prof. Shift 2 Economics Dr V.Lakshmi
Ms A.K.Chandralekha, Asst. Prof.Velammal Institute of Technology English Dr G.Kalvikkarasi
Mr D.Vinoth Kumar, Asst. Prof. Sindhi College English Dr G.Kalvikkarasi
Mr N.Suresh, Assistant, Shift – 1 (Office) Commerce Dr V.Raman
Ms B.Vijayalakshmi, Asst. Prof. Shift 2 Commerce Dr V.Raman
Mr P.Nappenei, Asst. Prof,T.S. Narayanasamy College of Arts & Science Economics Dr V.Lakshmi
Mr S.Shanmugam, Asst. Prof., Shift 1 Economics Dr V.Lakshmi
Ms Divya Prabha.P, Asst. Prof,  A.M. Jain College English Dr G.Kalvikkarasi
Mr A.Justin, Head Master, Chennai High School History Dr V.Ranganivas
Mrs S.Thahera, Asst. Prof, Shift 2 English Dr G.Kalvikkarasi

UGC Minor Research Sanctioned

Name    : P.Arivazhagan, Asst Prof of PG Commerce

Topic    :  A Study on Impact of Micro finance on Empowerment of Poor Women with reference to Thiruvallur District

Grant    : Rs.70,000/-

Period  : 27.01.2015 to 27.01.2017

Activities of Centre for Research & Development 


  • 02 & 03.06.2017 – Two Day Orientation Programme for new staff by Prof. C.Vasudevan, CEO, Creative Management Systems
  • 10.06.2017 – One Day Faculty Development Programme on Benchmarking practices in higher education, Dr B.S.Ponmudiraj, Deputy Adviser, NAAC, Bengaluru
  • 30.06.2017 – Inauguration of CA & CS Foundation coaching classes
  • 01.07.2017 – Interactive Session on GST by Dr N.Rajendra Naidu, Director
  • 10, 11 & 12.07.2017 – Live GST Telecast at DD
  • 15.07.2017 – Village Medical Camp at Rangapuram Village
  • 19.07.2017 – Research Forum Inaugurated
  • 24.07.2017 – Income Tax Day by Dr N.Rajendra Naidu, Director
  •  01.08.2017 – Inauguration of Interdisciplinary Programme by  Dr K.Prabhakar, Head, Research Initiative, CSIM, Chennai
  • 07.08.2017 – Plagiarism & plagiarism Detection tools by Research Forum
  • 15.08.2017 – Independence Day Celebrated in Rangapuram Village
  • 21.08.2017 – Inauguration of M.Phil. (Commerce) Courses
  • 24.08.2017 – ‘Basics of Survey’ by Dr K.Jothisivagnanam, Prof. & Head, Dept. of Economics and Syndicate Member, University of Madras
  • 28.08.2017 – Digital Literacy Programme for Parents
  • 13.09.2017 – Value Education Programme organised by Karuna Club. Chief Guest: Mr S.Azhagam Perumal, Advocate & Mr A.S. Rama Murugesh, Educational Officer
  • 15.09.2017 – Village camp at Rangapuram Village (College Social Responsibility)
  • 16.09.2017 – Awareness Programme on Competitive Exams by Mr M.Kannan, Asst. Director, District Employment & Training
  • 19.09.2017 – Awareness and Opportunities on Entrepreneurship in India for the Students by Sri A.P. Muruganandham,  National Co-ordinator, Make in India Programme
  • 24.09.2017 – Inauguration of UGC-NET Coaching Classes by Dr Nallathambi, Professor of Tamil, Govt. Arts College, Athur
  • 27.09.2017 – Research Forum: Interactive Session on ‘Why Undertaking Research Strengthens Teaching’ by Dr Ajit Menon, Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai
  • 17 & 18.11.2017 – Two Day Workshop on Thesis Writing inaugurated by Dr V.R.Muraleedharan, Prof. of Economics, IIT – M (Jointly conducted along with Research Forum)
  • 21.12.2017 – Inauguration of Competitive Exam coaching classes
  • 22.12.2017 – 35th year celebration of the National Day for Mentally Retarded Persons in our college by Tambaram Parents’ Association for the Mentally Retarded, Chennai
  • 23.12.2017 – Workshop for Non-teaching staff
  • 26.12.2017 to – 30.12.2017 – Php with MySql Certificate programme conducted by ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu
  • 03.01.2018 – Inauguration of Heartfulness Meditation classes.
  • 05.01.2018 – Investor Awareness Programme to Staff Members by Dr M.S.Sankar, Chartered Accountant
  • 30.01.2018 – Faculty Development Programme on ‘Role of a Teacher in Modern Times’& ‘How to become a world class Teacher’ by Er N.Ramesh Babu, President, KIND (Karuna Institute of Nobility & Development) and Mr A.R.Shanthilal Nahar, Chairman, KIND, Vice President, Karuna International
  • 01.02.2018 – Live Union Budget – 2018 telecasted at Commerce Lab
  • 08.02.2018 – Visit to M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation. 50 Basic Research Students participated in the Industrial Visit
  • 12.02.2018 – Introduction to GST by Mr Venugopal Nair, Ms Rosa Usha Anthony Asst. Director, Mr Srivatsan, Sr. Faculty, National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes & Narcotics (NACIN)
  • 14.02.2018 – One Day Student Leadership Development Programme, six sessions viz., Meditation –  Mr Praveen Kumar, Motivation –  Rtn.Seshadri, Leadership –  Rtn.Vaidhyanathan, Green India – Mr Jaganathan, Management Games – Rtn. Solomon Victor, Unlock your Potential – Rtr. Lenin Mani
  • 19.02.2018 – Inauguration of Tribal Welfare Club in our college by Mr P.Subramaniam, Director, Tribal Research Centre, Ooty


Activities of Research Forum


  • Conducted  an Introductory Meeting on 19.07.2017.
  • Conducted a session on ‘Plagiarism in Research’ on 07.08.2017. Dr.Sridhar, Librarian  was the resource person.
  • Conducted a session on ‘Prospective Research Proposals’ on 24.08.2017. Dr.Jothi Sivagnanam, H.O.D. Dept. of Economics & Syndicate member, University of Madras was the resource person.
  • Conducted an interactive session on ‘Why Undertaking Research Strengthens Teaching’ on 27.09.2017. Dr.Ajit Menon, Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), Chennai was the resource person.
  • 17 & 18.11.2017 – Two Day Workshop on Thesis Writing inaugurated by Dr V.R.Muraleedharan, Prof. of Economics, IIT – M (Jointly conducted along with Research Forum)
  • 13.02.2018 – Interactive Session on ‘Publishing in Scopus Journals’ by Rev. Fr. Dr. S.Ignacimuthu, Emeritus Scientist & Director of Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Chennai