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Faculty Members

Dr. S. Renukadevi, MCA, M.Phil., Ph.D., Professor and Head (i/c)

Areas Of Specialisation

Training Technology (IDDS) , Soft Skills, Guidance and Counselling, and Transactional Analysis


22 Research paper and articles in National and International journals mostly in the area of Training Technology and Students Guidance and Couselling Two Symposium Proceedings.
A chapter in the Book on Women Education
JTVE (Asst.Academic Editor)
JIAAP (Asst. Editor)
IAAP Newsletter (Editor)


19 years of Teaching and Research
Course Co-ordinator for about 40 courses and Resource Person for about 150 short term Training courses/Programmes for Engineering College Teachers mostly in the area of, Teaching methods, Instructional Design and Delivery System, students’ Guidance and Counseling and Computer Applications in education.
Conducted 2 Overseas programmes in the areas of Women Empowerment through Technical and Vocational education
Conducted 3 training programmes for Teachers of Srilanka since 2007.
Resourse Person for Long-term Programmes of the Instittute
Convenor of the International Symposium on “Women empowerment and Technical Education” on March 6th 2009 at NITTTR, Chennai
Co-ordinated a symposium for PWD
Co-ordinated 2 Workshops under PWD Project
Attended 6 conference, 3 seminars, and 4 workshops
Acted as the Team Member of 3 MHRD Projects, 1 AICTE Project and 3 ADB Project.
Prepared Instructional Material for 20 topics
Prepared Multimedia Presentations
Prepared Evaluation Material for Institute and other organisations

Experience Abroad

Trained in Information technology and Distance education Through Satellite at University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK in 1999 for 8 weeks. Developed the Project proposal for “Virtual TTTI”.


Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (Life Member)

Research Activities

Experience in guiding Research projects at Master’s and Doctoral Level.
Guided several Research Projects undertaken by Overseas Trainees.
Registered Guide of University of Madras in Engineering Education.
Guiding Four Ph.D Scholars of University of Madras
Evaluated M.Phil thesis.


Best paper awards in 2 Occasions.

Other Activities

Asst. Academic Editor of the Journal of Technical and Vocational Education (International Journal published bi-annually from NITTTR, Chennai)
Assistant Editor, Journal of IAAP Newsletter Editor of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (IAAP).

Dr. R. Rajendran, M.A., M.Ed., M.B.A., Ph.D.,Associate Professor

Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

IGNOU, Year : 1999, Marks : 78 Percent (B-AGB)
pecialisation : Human Resource Management

Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)

IGNOU, Year : 1998, Marks : 81 Percent
Specialisation : Human Resource Management

Ph.D., Applied Psychology

Madras University, Year : 1988
Thesis : Efiiciency of a Behavioural programme in managing the academic stress and improving academic performance of high school boys.

Master Degree in Education (M.Ed.,)

Annamalai University, Year :1990
Marks : First Class (61 Percent).

Bachelor Degree in Education (B.Ed.,)

University of Madras, Year : 1981
Marks : First Class (61 Percent)

Research Experience Research Project Completed

UGC - Research Associateship Project on "Behavioural Treatment of Alcoholism in Industrial Settings".
UNICEF Project on "Evaluation of Night Shelters run by NGOs".
UGC - Minor Project on "Improving Academic Excellence through Personality Development Programme among Higher secondary students".
UGC - Academic Staff College - Follow-up study from 2000-2002.
UGC - Academic Staff College - Follow-up study from 2002-2004

Research Publications

Papers Published : 18
Papers Submitted : 5

Research Guidance

Ph. D Awarded : 1(Under Progress)
M.Phil Awarded : 9
M.Phil Level-Progress : 1
Post-Graduate Level : 60
Papers Submitted : 5

Other Academic Activities

Paper Presented in the Conferences: 16
Conference, Seminars, Workshop attented : 38
Resource person to the Training Programmes : 83

Professional Membership

Hon. Consultant : Centre for Self-Development, Chennai.
Treasurer : Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (IAAP) (1992-1999 & 2003)
Ex. Secretary : indian Academy of Applied Psychology (1999-2002)
Editor : IAAP News Bulletin (Since 1999-2003)
Fellow Member : Behavioural Medicine Society
Life Member