Controller of the Examiner

Dr. A. Kovalan

Dr. A. Kovalan,
Controller of the Examiner,
M.C.A., M.Phil, PGDYE, PGDBI., PhD.

Dr A Kovalan is Associate Professor in School of Computer Science. He obtained his Doctorate from Bharathiar University (BU), Coimbatore and M.Phil from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU), Tirunelveli. He obtained his B.Sc. (C.S.) and M.C.A. degree from Bharathidasan University. He has published more than 20 research papers in peer-reviewed international journals and conference proceedings. His area of research interest includes e-Learning, technology enhanced creative and advanced learning, online learning, VLE, ontology, and WBL. He has attended and organized many national and international conferences, FDP, seminars, workshops and Short Term courses.

Dr A Kovalan has travelled to USA and UK for delivering talks, research and promoting Indian education abroad. Some notable visitor include Prof. Philip Butler, Senior e-Learning Advisor (UK), University of London, Prof. Siva Pillai, Gold Smith College, University of London (UK), Dr. David Guralnick at Columbia University, USA. While on his tours for research and academic discussion, Dr A Kovalan has used these opportunities to build collaborative arrangements with Institutions abroad and his University in India.

Dr A Kovalan had a rich diverse academic and administrative experience. He was the Head of the Department of Computer Science and Applications, Deputy Director of CSAS, and Director of Centre of Excellent for Enterprise Resource Planning (CEERP) at Periyar Maniammai University during 2008 - 2016. He was a member in BOM, IQAC, ACM, and BOS.

Dr A Kovalan has established himself as a mentor, teacher, leader, and an innovator. His responsibilities includes providing leadership in research, GATE, TNPSC and COADE examination, stock verification, ICT journal, Executive members and Convener of the University. He is known for his exemplary contribution through his dedication, commitment, innovative approach and high integrity. He is a blend of Indian values and international exposure and has dedicated himself to the cause of technical education, meaningful science and research and an astute administrator with interest of students as the foremost priority.

With dedicated team of Management and Administrator, TACW is taking giant strides ahead accomplishing effectively its motto of "empower women through quality education". As a Controller of Examination of this autonomous college, I am delighted to say that the Examination wing has undergone innovative digital progressive that have proved beneficial to the academic community.