Last Updated On:02/12/2022   

Department of Curriculum Development


The Centre develops new curricula for diploma programmes in engineering and also revises the existing curricula at regular intervals. It also prepares Instructional material.

The Centre offers training programmes in the core areas of curriculum development and evaluation, NBA Accreditation Procedures, Professional development of faculty, Institutional development and peripheral areas like Textiles technology, Printing technology and Basic Sciences. It also offers every year “Advanced Certificate Course in Curriculum Design and Instructional Material Development” for overseas participants.
The Centre carries out the activities related to short term academic programmes, which include the staff development need analysis, short course panning, and consolidation as a Course Brochure, execution of 200 plus short courses that are being conducted for polytechnic and engineering college faculty every year and maintaining of the data.
The center is responsible for preparing planning documents including Results Framework Document, Outcome Budget, Annual Report and preparation of data and reports for MHRD and other agencies.
The Centre has carried out consultancy projects in the areas of DPR for establishing new polytechnics, Programme evaluation and Institutional Evaluation for major interventions such as World Bank Assisted Project.


Dr.G.Janardhanan, M.E., Ph.D (USA), Professor and Head


    044-2254 5460 / 044-2254 5447

Specialization Area

Green Building Technologies
Water Quality Management
Sustainable Development
Landuse and Landcover Management
Geographical Information System
Educational Technologies and FOSS for Academics


Degree Institution/University Specialization
B.E College and Engineering, Guindy Anna University Civil Engineering
M.E College and Engineering, Guindy Anna University Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Ph.D University of Illinois, USA Civil Engineering


Associate Professor – Centre for Environmental Management, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research, Taramani, Chennai
Geo-Environmental Engineer – Great Lakes Soil and Environmental Consultants, Bolingbrook, Illinois, USA Incharge of DeKalb County Landfill Design and Characterization. Geotechnical Engineer – ARCADIS, Tennessee, USA
Lecturer – Department of Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India
Teaching Research Associate - Department of Civil Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India

Dr.S.Rajasekar, Research Assistant