Controller of Examinations

Controller of Examinations

Dr.N.Ravindranath Tagore

Registrar i/c and Controller of Examinations

Dr. N. Ravindranath Tagore Born in Edamelaiyur, Thiruvarur District and hails from an agricultural family. A versatile scholar, proficient orator and a committed academician. A person with open-minded approach has concern for uplift and social change, deeply self-motivated; with essential communication, problem-solving, management and administration skills. A person with clarity in approach & logical thinking has capacity to deal challenging situations and provide innovative solutions.

Served in various capacities in reputed institutions - Principal of Periyar University College of Arts and Science from 12th February 2015 to 20th October 2016. Formerly served as Associate Professor, Department of Tamil, Presidency College, Chennai. Dr.N.Ravindranath Tagore has acquired professional skills and academic strengths by involving himself in long academic pursuits. He has done his higher secondary from Government Higher Secondary School, Edamelaiyur, Thiruvarur District and completed his Bachelor of Arts from Madurai Kamaraj University; has completed M.A. and M.Phil. degrees from Bharathidasan University. Qualified with B.Ed., degree from Annamalai University, Chidambaram and pursued Ph.D., from University of Madras.

Dr. N. Ravindranath Tagore has an elaborate academic career spanning over 30 years in Teaching, Research and Administration. Served in both Private and Government Educational Institutions.

Member in Academic bodies
  • Academic Council, University of Madras (12 Dec 2000 to 11 Dec 2003)
  • Board of Studies - Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore (16 Apr 2010 to 15 Apr 2013)
  • Senate, Periyar University, Salem (12 Feb 2015 to 20 Oct 2016)
  • Scrutinizing Committee to assess vacancy position in Government Aided Colleges, Chennai Region.

Research and Publication

Presented more than 25 Articles and Published 11 Books elaborating Sangam literature, Modern Literature, Poetry and Literary criticism.

Acted as organising Secretary - Publication committee convener for the International Seminar conducted by Malaya University, Malaysia and University of Madras - March 2013.

Served as Co-ordinator and Publication committee member for the International Seminar organized by Malaya University, Malaysia and Bharathidasan University, Trichy - Dec 2013.

Acted as convener for an International Conference on "Emerging Trends in Educating persons with Disability" Organized by Dr. MGR Institute of Special Education & Research in collaboration with TNTEU – 23rd January 2019.

Served as organizing secretary for the International Seminar on "Current Trends in Education" Organized by TNTEU in collaboration with Lady Willingdon IASE – 9th January 2019.

Received Excellent Educational Administrator Award from DK International Research Foundation.

Acted as co-ordinator for 3days Benchmark Training Course for "Administrative Officers and Teacher from Ministry of Education" – Malaysia.

Acted as Co-ordinator for 2 National level events organized by TNTEU.

Received Excellent Educational Administrator Award from DK International Research Foundation.

Research Guidance

Guided 22 M.Phil. scholars and extending guidance to Ph.D. scholars. He had co-ordinated several State and National level Projects consulting with Educational policies. He has been appointed as convener and examiner of M.Phil./Ph.D. viva-voce examinations of several M.Phil., and Ph.D., candidates.

Special Lectures

Participated in more than 50 National and International Seminars and delivered Special Lectures on Modern Trends and Techniques in Teaching cum Research especially for scholars working in Singapore and Malaysia.

Awards and Titles

Received appreciation and awards for the academic performance and for the service rendered with National Service Scheme as co-ordinator for the activities in uplifting the downtrodden people and street children of Chennai City Corporation.