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Dr.N. Panneerselvam Chief Coordinator


Dr N Panneerselvam is the Chief Coordinator of Self-Financed stream of The Madura College (autonomous), Madurai. He is basically a Botanist turned to Genetic Toxicology in his Doctoral research in Madurai Kamaraj University. His ardent interest in research made him to pursue his Post-Doctoral research at University of Sevilla, Spain. He then worked as a Guest Scientist: University of Gottingen, Germany (DLR, Ministry of Science, Bonn). His research areas are vast that includes Genetic Toxicology, Radiation Genetics and Animal cell culture and Growth Control. He has authored 2 book chapters and has published 36 research papers in peer reviewed National and International Journals. He has a patent for a technique that he has developed. With wide range of knowledge he joined Department of Botany as teaching faculty in 2001, So far he has guided 20 MPhil Scholars and 1 Ph.D Scholar.. During his service in the Department of Botany , he is a recipient of Three Major Research Projects funded by major funding agencies such as UGC, DST and DBT with a grant to a total of Rs 40,00,000/. After his retirement from service as Associate professor, he continued his noble service as Coordinator for the Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology. From this 2023-2024 academic year he is continuing his service as Chief Coordinator.

Chief Coordinator's Message


I deem it a great honor and privilege to be the Chief Coordinator of Self-Financed stream of The Madura College (Autonomous), I have always associated myself with this esteemed institution since June 2001, when I first started my career as teaching faculty in the Department of Botany, The Madura College (Autonomous).

An individual with great zeal is the one who takes the initiative at all walks of life to achieve his/her success. I am encouraged to observe the student's enthusiasm, which they take it as a team work and concentrate on the right path that would lead them to reach their goal. And The Madura College Self-Financed stream is the institution where these students can gain knowledge through our quality education, and inculcate moral values to be a disciplined citizen to serve the society.

Our graduates are trained to expertise in the courses that make them competent either as Job providers or Job seekers.

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

I welcome you to join our institution.

I wish you all the best!

Chief Coordinator

Succession of Directors

1 Sri.P.Ramachandran 1983 – 1990
2 Sri.S.Alwan 1990 – 1991
3 Sri.P.Ramachandran 1991 – 1992
4 Sri.N.Sankarasubramanian 1992 – 1994
5 Sri.N.S.Rengarajan 1994 – 1999
6 Sri.P.Sankaran 1999 – 2000
7 Dr.K.Venkataraman 2000 – 2001
8 Sri.P.Ramachandran 2001 – 2013
9 Sri.V.Sambasivan 2013 – 2016
10 Major.Dr.K.M.Rajasekaran 2016 –