Controller of Examination (i/c)


NAME AND DESIGNATION                

DATE OF JOINING             07.11.2017

Tel       : 0413-2654204 (O)

Fax:     : 0413-2655210
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                            Prof. P. Natarajan is one of the senior Professors working in this University since 2006.  He has acquired PhD in Commerce from Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu and possess additional qualifications viz. MBA Finance, MA (PM & IR). He possesses rich  teaching experience of 3 years at UG level  and 28 years in Post Graduate teaching at University level   viz,., M.Com., MBA and M.Phil.

                           As far as his research experience is concerned he has successfully guided 60 M.Phil scholars and supervised 20 Ph.D candidates. Presently 7 Ph.D Scholars are under his supervision and guidance.  Around 200 M.Com and MBA students research project has been guided by him. He is serving as a Doctoral Committee member in Pondicherry University teaching departments and few other university departments.  Two major research projects were obtained from UGC and ICSSR. He has Published 85 Research papers in Peer Reviewed National and International Journals and a few in leading English dailies. His areas of research interest are Financial Management, Entrepreneurship development, Behavioral Finance  Development Finance, Human Resource Development and Organisational Behaviour. 

                     Currently he is the UGC-SAP-DRS-II Co-ordinator in the Department of Commerce & Ph.D Guide ship Recognition Committee member/ Chairman in Pondicherry University and also as a Chairman of BOE. He is   serving as an Examiner for UPSC civil service examination, NACC Peer team member and Member Co-ordinator, Online Study Material Review Committee Member for Commerce domain in UGC and also a Governing Body member for two Colleges affiliated to Pondicherry University.

                  He has held the position of Professor and Head, Department of Commerce, Finance Officer i/c, Director i/c DDE of Pondicherry University.  In Alagappa University, Karaikudi where he worked earlier hold the additional positions such as University NSS coordinator, NSS Programme Officer, Red Cross Zonal Co-ordinator, Hostel warden and Additional Controller of Examinations

                         His academic outreach is visible by his membership in various special Committees viz., Academic Performance Committee, Advisory Committee - Academic Staff College, Library Committee, Chief Superintendent for the conduct of DD E Examinations Flying Squad Chairman, Pondicherry University, University Nominee in the Entrepreneurship Development Cell, Pondicherry Government, Member, Steering Committee for SLAS, Pondicherry, Subject Expert for research project at University of Madras
He has assumed many examination related responsibilities.  BOE for Ph.D. Thesis evaluation of different Universities, Member inboard of Examinations of   Alagappa University, Annamalai University, Pondicherry University, Bharathiar University Coimbatore, SV University Tirupati, etc. External Member / Examiner for Ph.D progress Review meeting, served as practical Examiner, University observer, Additional chief supernatant in the conduct of B. Ed examination, Flying Squad Member, Chairman of the Board of Examination of MBA (HRM& Finance) Examinations of Pondicherry University DDE Examinations, BOE (Commerce) member of University of Mysore for setting K-SET,  and SLET, Tamil Nadu.  Served as Member Secretary in UG, PG, and Diploma Board of Studies of DDE Pondicherry University.

                     He has edited 4 Books with co-authors and written 28 Course Materials at PG level for different Universities. He has attended 22 International Conferences, 54 National conferences and 6 Workshops. Under his leadership 7 conferences/workshops/ seminars were organized. He has delivered more than 80 Invited talk/ lecture in different forums of colleges and universities.  Besides, chaired and delivered inaugural and key-note address in many National and International Seminars and Conferences organized by different institutions. He is serving member in Board of Studies different Universities and few autonomous colleges also. Holding Membership in Editorial Boards of few peer reviewed journals and also in some Professional Bodies.   He has received few awards for his meritorial service for academic and extension activities.   Presently he is holding additional charge as Controller of Examinations of Pondicherry University.