Prof. Dr. N. Panchanatham
Former Vice-Chancellor, TNTEU
Professor Dr. N. Panchanatham is an academician with the experience of 33 years in teaching, research and extension activities of higher education in Annamalai and Tamil Nadu Teachers Education Universities. He was born on April 25, 1962 and recently retired. He is a seasoned educational administrator for more than 20 years as Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Head of the Business School, Placement officer, etc. He has 10 years of part time and full-time industrial experience. His Educational Qualifications include M.B.A., Ph.D. (HRM-Org. Behavior), LEAP (IIT-KGP & Cambridge, UK), MICI (USA), SME R&D (Israel), LMI (Hungary), MAFS (Netherlands), M. Com., M.Sc. (Zoo), M.Ed. M.A. (Psych), M.Sc. (Yoga).
In the arena of Human Resource, Organizational and Consumer behaviour research he has published 400 research papers in National and International Journals of Management. He has authored, edited and co-edited 75 books and has received 50 International and National awards, fellowships and recognitions. He has successfully guided 63 Doctoral Scholars, carried out many research projects, and delivered speeches in 1000 conferences, seminars and other academic forums.
Prof. N. Panchanatham has made 56 international visits to speak in academic programmes and deliver lectures a visiting Professor. He has visited 500 higher education institutions. He was/is a member of Syndicate, Governing Council, Senate, Planning Board, Academic council, Board of Studies, Many academic and administrative Committees.
He has visited more than 70 institutions for quality assessment and accreditation process (NAAC) and visited 150 institutions to assess quality parameters (AICTE) and for recognition process. He was Registrar and earned “A” grade first time for Annamalai University and was Vice Chancellor, earned “A” grade in the first cycle of National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Govt of India.
Prof. N. Panchanatham and his team organized 2500 National and International academic programs, conducted 121 world record events, signed 700 MoUs including adoption of 642 schools, established 55 functional centres and cells, planted thousands of trees, adopted 5 villages and served the society through various programmes and activities.