Prof. Gurmeet Singh II



A renowned academic administrator and an internationally reputed expert in the field of corrosion science and smart materials, has taken over as the Vice-Chancellor, Pondicherry University. Held the positions of Proctor (2005-2010), Head of the Department(2014-17), Member of the Executive Council (2005-2010), and numerous other administrative positions in University of Delhi besides serving as OSD (Principal), Deshbandhu College (1997-1999).

A Vision for PU

Progress moves us forward without marginalizing efforts to disrupt responsibility toward a potential the compromising.
The convocation was a grand success because of the electrifying presence of the Prime Minister. Our gratitude for his personal interest towards the institute. Grateful to the Ministry of Education and all the officials of the ministry @PMOIndia @dpradhanbjp @EduMinOfIndia GurmeetSinghVC photo
The 36th convocation of the Gandhigram Rural Institute Deemed to be University had the privilege of honouring two legendary personalities of Tamil Nadu. Maestro Illayaraja & Mridanga Vidwan Sri ummayalapuram Shivaraman were conferred Honorary Doctorate. @PMOIndia @EduMinOfIndia GurmeetSinghVC photo
Our heartfelt thanks to the Hon. Prime Minister Modi ji for his time & inspiring speech at the convocation. Special thanks to the Governor of Tamil Nadu Sri R N Ravi ji, Sri M K Stalin ji, Sri Murugan ji for gracing the occassion . @PMOIndia @rajbhavan_tn @mkstalin @Murugan_MoS GurmeetSinghVC photo
Prime Minister Modi ji said Gandhigram in Tamil Nadu is a place closely associated with Bapu. The best tribute to him is to work on the ideas close to his heart. One such idea is Khadi. The people of Tamil Nadu are indebted to the special care Modi ji has shown . @PMOIndia

Awards & Achievement

Meritorious Contribution award

Meritorious Contribution award (2007–08) received at Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune on 7th Nov, 2008., during 14th National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), USA (International Gateway India Section; NIGIS)

The Annapurna Award

The Annapurna Award given by the Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science & Technology (SAEST) for the best paper of 1991 entitled, “Inhibition of zinc corrosion by benzotriazole and benzimidazole in KOH solution – surface characterization by ESCA & SEM”, Trans.

Prestigious “IAAM Medal”

Awarded the prestigious “IAAM Medal” of the year 2016 by International Association of Advanced Materials, Sweeden on 2nd March 16.

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