Board of Studies

Faculty of Arts

Department of Sculpture

Head

Dr. B. Sheela
Professor & Head of the Department
Department of Sculpture
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. K. Kandan
Associate Professor
Department of Sculpture
Tamil University
Dr. V. Latha
Assistant Professor
Department of Sculpture
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. J. Rajendran
Professor and Principal
Mamallapuram Government / Architecture and Sculpture College,
Mamallapuram, Chennai.
Dr. S. Kannan
Assistant Professor
Government Arts College, Sivagangai
Dr. V. Ravichandran
Associate Professor & Head
Department of History
AVVM Sri Pushpam College
Poondi-613 503
Dr. P.V. Prabhakaran
Assistant Professor and Head
Bharathiar University
Puducherry

Department of Music

Head

Dr. R. Mathavi
Assistant Professor & Head of the Department
Department of Music
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. S. Karpagam
Assistant Professor
Department of Music
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. V. Bala
Associate Professor (Bharatanatiyam),
Sri sathguru Sangeetha Vidyalayam,
Dallakulam, Madurai – 625 002.
Dr. M.S. Sarala
Director, Fine Arts Center
Alagappa University, Karaikudi
Sivagangai District – 630 001.

Dr.Rajasri Sripathi
Heard, Dept. of Indian music
University of Madras
Chennai.
Dr. S. Malar Vizhi
Head, Dept. of Music
Sethalakshmi Ramasamy College
Trichy.

Special Guest

Prof. David Sidney Basil
Diocesan education community
Tiruchirappalli.

Department of Drama

Head

Dr. P. Govindasamy
Professor & Head of the Department
Department of Drama,
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. C. Karthikeyan
Assistant Professor
Tamil Nadu Open University
577, Annalasalai,
Saidapet
Chennai – 600 015
Dr. K. Palani
Associate Professor
Dept of Tamil literature
University of Madras
Marina Campus
Chennai – 600 005
Dr. M. Subbaiya
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Performing Arts
Puducherry Central University,
Kalapet, Puducherry
Dr. P. Mathivanan
Professor and Head, Dept. of Performing Arts
Bharathidasan University
Tiruchirappalli – 24

Faculty of Manuscriptology

Department of Palmleaf Manuscriptology

Head

Dr. M.G. Kovaimani
Associate Professor & Head of the Department
Department of Palmleaf Manuscripts
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. T. Kala Sridhar
Assistant Professor
Department of Palmleaf Manuscriptology
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. K. Satyabhāmā
Associate Professor and Head (Rtd)
Dept. of Tamil
No.6, Karmugil Nagar
Lakshmipuram colony
Manojipatti Road, Thanjavur – 613 004.
Pulavar. Mani Maran
Saraswathi Mahal Library,
Thanjavur.
Dr.Uthiradam
Curator i/c, Dr.U.Ve.Swaminatha Iyer Library
No.2, Arundale Beach Road,
Besant Nagar, Chennai.
Dr. A. Sathish
Associate Professor
Tamil industry
World Tamil Nadu Institute
Chennai.

Special Invitee

Dr. S. Rajavelu
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Maritime History and Marine Archaeology
Tamil University

Department of Rare Paper Manuscriptology

Head

Dr. T. Kannan
Professor & Head of the Department
Department of Rare Paper Manuscriptology
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. T. Athithan
Associate Professor
Department of Rare Paper Manuscriptology
Tamil University

Ex-officio Members

Prof. V.Vivekananda gopal
Professor, Dept of Tamil
Dravidian University, Kuppam
Andhra Pradesh
Prof. Venkatragotham
Professor of History
Central University
Pondicherry University
Kaladipet, Puduchcheri
Dr. Velmurugan
Associate Professor
Dept. of Tamil
Central University, Thiruvarur
Dr. M. Arokiyasamy Savier
Head, Department of History
st.Joseph College (autonomous), Trichy.

Department of Epigraphy And Archaeology

Head

Dr. P. Jeyakumar
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Epigraphy And Archaeology
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. A. Thulasendran
Assistant Professor
Department of Epigraphy And Archaeology
Tamil University
Dr. M. Bhavani
Assistant Professor
Department of Epigraphy And Archaeology
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. D. Balaji
Professor and Head
Department of Ancient History and Archeology
Madras University, Chennai – 600 005.
Dr. R. ShantaKumar
Professor and Head
Dept. of History
Madurai Kamarajar University
Madurai – 625 021.
Dr. K. R. Sankaran
Associate Professor
Dept. of History, AVC College
Mannampanthal, Mayiladuthurai – 690 305.
Dr. T. Asokan
Assistant Professor and Head
Dept. of History
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli – 620 024.

Department of Maritime History and Marine Archaeology

Head

Dr. S. Rajavelu
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Maritime History and Marine Archaeology
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. N. Athiyaman
Professor
Department of Maritime History and Marine Archaeology
Tamil University
Dr. V. Selvakumar
Associate Professor
Department of Maritime History and Marine Archaeology
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. P.D. Balaji
Professor and Head
Department of Ancient History and Archaeology
Madras University, Chennai 9
Dr. K.R. sankaran
Associate Professor
Department of History
AVC college, Mannampanthal, Mayiladuthurai
Dr.M.Viji
Associate Professor and Head
Department of History
HoliCross College
Tiruchirappalli 620 002 ‘
Dr. Nalini
Associate Professor and Head
Department of History
SRC College
Tiruchirappalli 620 002

Faculty of Developing Tamil

Department of Tamil Studies in Foreign Countries

Head

Dr. R. Kurinchiventhan
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Tamil Studies in Foreign Countries
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. G. Palanivelu
Associate Professor
Department of Tamil Studies in Foreign Countries
Tamil University
Mr. D. Vetrichelvan
Associate Professor
Department of Tamil Studies in Foreign Countries
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. C. Chitra
Department of Tamil
Bharatiyar University
Coimbatore
Dr. Sathiyamoorthy
Madurai Kamaraj University,Madurai
Dr. Ayyappan
Tamil Department
Hindu College
Nagercoil
Dr. R. Sampath
New Linguistic Cultural Study Center
Pondicherry

Department of Translation

Head

Dr. B. Rajesh
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Translation,Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. S. Veeralakshmi
Associate Professor
Department of Translation
Tamil University
Dr. R. S. Murugan
Assistant Professor
Department of Translation
Tamil University
Dr. S. Vijaya Rajeswari
Assistant Professor
Department of Translation
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. T. Muthu Krishnan
Associate Professor
Department of English
Bharathiar University
Coimbatore-641 046
Dr. R. Nirmala
Associate Professor
Aavaiyar Government Women’s College
Karaikal – 609 609.
Dr. Vijayarani
Associate Professor
Department of Tamil Studies
Bishop Heber College
Trichy – 620 017.
Dr. A.N. Swaminathan
Assistant Professor
English Department
King Sarapozhi Government Arts College
Thanjavur – 613 005

Department of Lexicography

Head

Dr.U.Balasubramaniyan
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Lexicography
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr.S.T.Jaquline
Associate Professor
Department of Lexicography
Tamil University
Dr.S.Veeramani
Associate Professor
Department of Lexicography
Tamil University
Dr.S.Shemasundari
Assistant Professor
Department of Lexicography
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. H. Chittiraputhiran
Professor (Rtd)
Serfoji Nagar, Thanjavur
Dr. P. Velmurugan
Head of Tamil Department
Central University
Tiruvarur
Dr. Srinivasan
Associate Professor
Tamil Department
State College Chennai – 600 005.
Dr. Velayudham
Associate Professor
Tamil Department
Periyar University,Salem

Department of Social Science

Head

Dr.C.Subramaniyan
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Social Science
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. S. Sangeeta
Associate Professor
Department of Social Science
Tamil University
Dr. M. Arivanandan
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Science
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. Elango
Professor
Department of Social Work
Bharathidasan University
Kajamalai Campus, Trichy -23
Dr. Lovlina
Professor and Head
Social sciences department
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore -46
Dr. Hiladadevi
Professor, Department of Sociology
Mother Teresa University
Kodaikanal
Dr. Gurusamy
Professor, Department of Sociology
Gandhi Rural University
Gandhi Village, Dindigul District

Department of Scientific Tamil and Tamil Development

Head

Dr. C. Thiyagarajan
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Scientific Tamil and Tamil Development
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. R. Kamalathiagarajan
Associate professor
Department of Scientific Tamil and Tamil Development
Tamil University
Dr. T. Dheivehan
Associate Professor
Department of Scientific Tamil and Tamil Development
Tamil University
Dr. R. Indhu
Associate Professor
Department of Scientific Tamil and Tamil Development
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. S. Eswaran
Head of Department National College
Dindigul Road Trichy – 620 001
Dr. T. K. Veeramani
Department of Tamil Studies
Urumu Dhanalakshmi College, Kathur, Trichy – 620 019.
Dr. k. Duraiarasan
Associate Professor
Government Men’s Arts College
Kumbakonam – 612 002.
Dr. k. Anbazhagan
Associate Professor / Department of Tamil
Distance education Director
Annamalai Nagar – 608 002.

Department of Education and Management

Head

Dr. K. Chinnappan
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Education and Management
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. S. Ravivarman
Associate Professor
Department of Education and Management
Tamil University
Dr. R. Anandarasu
Assistant Professor
Department of Education and Management
Tamil University
Dr. R. Muthaiyan
Assistant Professor
Department of Education and Management
Tamil University
Dr. P. Srinivasan
Assistant Professor
Department of Education and Management
Tamil University
Dr. R. Periasamy
Assistant Professor
Department of Education and Management
Tamil University
Mr. K. Sundaram
Assistant Professor
Department of Education and Management
Tamil University
Dr. P. Sattanathan
Assistant Professor
Department of Education and Management
Tamil University
Dr. F. Deepa
Assistant Professor
Department of Education and Management
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. S. Rasool Mohideen
Associate Professor
VOC College of education
Thoothukudi – 628 008
Dr. T. Vinoth Kumar
Assistant Professor School of education
Tamil Nadu Open University, Guindy, Chennai – 600 625
Dr. L. George Stephen
Assistant Professor
Department of Pedagogical Science
Tamilnadu Teacher Education University
Karappadam, Chennai – 600 097
Dr. M. Balamurugan
Associate Professor
Department of Education
Puducherry Central University
RV City, galley
Pondicherry – 605 014

Faculty of Language

Department of Literature

Head

Dr. J. Devi
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Literature
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr.P.Elayapillai
Professor
Department of Literature
Tamil University
Dr.K.Thilagavathi
Associate Professor
Department of Literature
Tamil University
Dr. A. Ravichandran
Assistant Professor
Department of Literature
Tamil University
Dr. R. Thanalakshmi
Assistant Professor
Department of Literature
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. S. Balasubramanian
Professor And Head
Tamil and Cultural Field
Tamil Nadu Open University Saidapet
Chennai – 600 015.
Dr.P. Velmurugan
Associate Professor, Chairman
Department of Tamil
Central University
Tiruvarur – 610 005.
Dr. D. Vijayalakshmi
Head of Tamil Department
University of Kerala
Corolla – 695 581 Kerala
Dr.P. Patmanapapillai
Head of the department
Gandhigram University
Gandhigramam, Dindukal

Department of Linguistics

Head

Dr.R.Muralidharan
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Linguistics
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. K. Visvanathan
Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics
Tamil University
Dr. P. Mangayarkkarasi
Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics
Tamil University
Dr. M. Ramesh Kumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics
Tamil University
Dr. K. Perumal
Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. V. Thayalan
professor and Head
Linguistics Department
Bharathiyar University
Coimbatore – 46.
Dr. Tiruvalluvan
Director and Dean
Linguistics Center of Study
Annamalai University
Annamalai Nagar.
Dr.R.Ramamurthy
Associate Professor and Research Officer
Central Institute of Indian Languages
Manassagangotri, Mysore – 8
Dr. D. Muthukrishnan
Associate Professor
Department of Linguistics
Bharatiyar University, Coimbatore-46

School of Philosophy

Head

Dr.B. Balachandran
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
School of Philosophy
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. G.P. Nallasivam
Assistant Professor
School of Philosophy
Tamil University
Dr. P. Suresh
Assistant Professor
School of Philosophy
Tamil University
Dr. T. Parthiban
Assistant Professor
School of Philosophy
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. S. Balachandran
Associate Professor
Dept. of Philosophy
Annamalai University
Annamalai nagar, Chidambaram
Dr. A. Andiappan
Professor & Head
Dept. of Ghandian & Vallalar Studies
Madurai Kamarajar University, Madurai
Dr. S. Krishnan
Head, Dept. of Philosophy
Vivekananda College
Mylapore, Chennai
Dr. Gunasekaran
Head
Dept. of Philosophy
National College
Trichy.

Department of Tribal Research

Head

Dr.P. Elayapillai
Professor and Head of the Department i/c
Department of Tribal Research
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. M. A. Sivaraman
Assistant Professor
Department of Tribal Research
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. T.Gnanasekaran
Professor – Department of Tamil
Bharatiyar University
Coimbatore 641046
Dr. A. Arivunambi
Professor, Department of Tamil
New Delhi Central University
Kalapettai, Puducherry 625 014
Dr.M.Pondy
Professor, Department of Tamil Studies
Alappa University
Karaikudi 630 003
Dr. K. Annunamani
Co-worker
Government art college (autonomous)
Kumbakonam 612 001

Department of Folklore

Head

Dr.R. Kamaraju
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Folklore
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. A. Shanmughom Pillai
Associate Professor
Department of Folklore
Tamil University
Dr. N. Malathy
Assistant Professor
Dr. S. illayaraja
Assistant Professor

External Members

Dr.M.Pondy
Professor, Department of Tamil Studies
Alagappa University
Karaikudi 630 003
Dr. T.Gnanasekaran
Professor – Department of Tamil
Bharatiyar University
Coimbatore 641046
Dr. T. Velayudan
Associate Professor
Department of Tamil
Periyar University Salem – 636 011
Dr. S.Tamilvelu
Head of the Tamil Department
AVC College
Mayiladuthurai.

School of Indian Language and Comparative studies

Head

Dr.S. Kavitha
Professor and Head of the Department
School of Indian Language and Compaative
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. R. Venkatesan
Associate Professor
School of Indian Language and Compaative
Tamil University
Dr. S. Savithri
Assistant Professor
School of Indian Language and Compaative
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. M. Sampath
Associate Professor and Head
Telugu Department
University of Madras Marina Campus, Chennai – 600 005
Dr. Girish
Associate Professor
Malayalam Department
University of Madras,Marina Campus, Chennai – 600 005
Dr. Thamilselvi
Associate Professor
Kannada Department
University of Madras
Marina Campus, Chennai – 600 005
Dr.L. Ramamoorthy
Reader -cum Research officer
CIIL, Manasagangothri
Mysore 570 006.

Faculty of Science

Department of Siddha Medicine

Head

Dr.V. Elango
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Siddha Medicine
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. P. Bharatha Jothi
Associate Professor
Department of Siddha Medicine
Tamil University
Dr. J. Anbu Jeba Sunilson
Associate Professor
Department of Siddha Medicine
Tamil University
Dr. D. Mantela
Assistant Professor
Department of Siddha Medicine
Tamil University
Dr. P.L. Balasubramanian
Assistant Professor
Department of Siddha Medicine
Tamil University

External Members

Dr M. Krishnaveni
Associate Professor and Head
Post Graduate Medical Department
Government Siddha Medical College,
Palayankottai.
Dr. M. Ravichandran
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy,
Siddha Medical College, Arumbakkam
Chennai – 108.
Dr. T. Vetriselvan
Principal, College of Pharmacy
Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi sithar beedam
Melmaruvathur.
Dr. T. Malarvizhi
Department Head,
Biochemistry Department
Government Serfoji College
Thanjavur.

Department of Ancient Science

Head

Dr.N.Nagarajan
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Ancient Science
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. R. Srinivasan
Assistant Professor
Department of Ancient Science
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. A. Lakshmi Prabha
Professor – Dept of Botany
School of Life Science,Bharathidasan University
Tiruchirapalli-620024.
Dr. C. Thangapandi
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Mathematics
The Madura College, Madurai-6
Dr. A. Nagoor gani
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Jamal Mohamed College, Trichy-620020.
Dr. R. Chithiravel
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry
Rajah Serfoji Govt College
Thanjavur-613006

Department of Industries and Earth Sciences

Head

Dr.K. Sankar
Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Industries and Earth Sciences
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. R. Neelakantan
Professor
Department of Industries and Earth Sciences
Tamil University

External Members

Prof. K. Venkateswaran
Head, Department of Geology
Periyar University, Salem.
Prof. N. Chandrasekhar
Head, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,
Thirunelveli.
Prof. R. Ramesh
Head, Bharathidasan University
Kajamalai complex, Tiruchirappalli – 620 024
Prof. S. Chidambaram
Department of Earth Science
Annamalai University
Chidambaram

Department of Computer Science

Head

Mr. S. Baskaran
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Computer Science
Tamil University

Internal Members

Mr. K.Ravikumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science,Tamil University
Mr. A. Senthilkumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Tamil University
Dr. A.B. Karthick Anand Babu
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. V. Palanisami
Head of the department
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Alagappa University, Karaikudi.
Dr. N. Puviyarasan
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Annamalai University
Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram.
Dr. Jayaraj
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Bharathidasan University, Trichy.
Dr.Ravi
Associate Professor,
Department of Computer Science,
Jamal Mohammed College, Trichy

Department of Environmental and Herbal Science

Head

Dr. C. Sivasubramanian
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Environmental and Herbal Science
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. K. K. Kavitha
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental and Herbal Science
Tamil University
Dr. T. Rakesh Sharma
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental and Herbal Science
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. M. Palanivel
Professor
Department of Environmental Science
PSG College of Arts and Science College
Coimbatore- 641 014
Dr. K. Palanivel
Director
Centre for Climate change and Adaptation Research
Anna University,Chennai -25
Dr. S. Venkatesan
Associate professor & Head I/C.
Department of Environmental Science
Periyar University, Salem -636 011
Dr. P. Natarajan
Associate Professor
Department of Zoology and Biotechnology
AVVM Sri Pushpam College, Poondi-613 503
Thanjavur Dt.

Department of Library and Information Science

Head

Dr. C. Velmurugan
Librarian
Department of Library and Information Science
Tamil University

Internal Members

Dr. T. Sivakumar
Assistant Librarian
Department of Library and Information Science
Tamil University

External Members

Dr. A. Thirunavakarasu
University librarian
Alagappa University, Karaikudi
Dr.S. Srinivacaraghavan
Professor and Head
Department of Library and Information Science
Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli
Dr. P. Suresh
University librarian
Madurai Kamarajar University,
Madurai
Dr. Jesudas Manalan
College librarian
Bishop Heber College, Trichy

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