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  1. Received Grant of Rs.50000 to conduct National Seminar on 27th-28th NOV 2017 : Entitled “A    Multi-Disciplinary  Activity in Wireless  Sensor   Network  Regarding  Structural    Health Monitoring" Organiser : Dr. RAJAKUMAR,AssoProf/ECE, Convenor :Dr.R.Ravi, Director(Research), Co-convenor: Ms.Suriya, Research Scholar
  2. Received Grant of Rs.50000 to conduct National Seminar on 23rd-24th NOV 2017 : Entitled  “ A Computational  Intelligence in the  Future of Bioinformatics,  Forensic  And     Biomedical   Engineering Sciences-Strategies And Innovation“Organiser:Dr.M.CAROLINE VIOLA STELLA MARY,Prof/IT, Convenor :Dr.Rajakumar, Asso.Prof/ECE, Co-convenor: Mr.Daniel Sathya Raj,AP/EEE
  3. Department of MBA has Received Grant of Rs.40000/- from DST- NIMAT for organising Two Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps : Received Grant of Rs.40000/- from DST- NIMAT for organising Two Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps from 5th December to 7th December 2017 for Final Year students of Circuit branches and 8th December to 10th December 2017 for Final Year students of Non-Circuit Branches. Camp Coordinator Dr. S. Dinesh, Professor & Head of MBA.
  4. AICTE-MODROBS has sanctioned the amount of Rs.18,87,720/- : Dr.R.Ravi, Director(Research) and Dr.G.Rajakumar(Deputy Director (Research) of  the R&D Cell of Francis Xavier Engineering College has got sanctioned the amount of Rs. 18,87,720/- from AICTE-MODROBS scheme 2017 for the establishment of Cyber Forensics Laboratory in the college campus.
  5. Real Time Cognative Radio Network Design : Two Day State Level FDP in association with IEEE Madras Section on “Real Time Cognative Radio Network Design ” 08th & 09th December, 2017 Organizing by Department of ECE
Principal Office


Our Principal is Dr.V.Ilangovan B.E(Mech).,M.Tech(Energy).,Ph.D.,F.I.E. Here is a brief profile of his career and accomplishments.

He received his B.E degree in the department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Madras, Chennai in 1988; and his M.E (Energy Technology) at Pondicherry University, Pondicherry in 1996 and Ph.D (Mechanical Engineering) at Anna University, in 2003.

He has 26 years of teaching in various Engineering colleges at Melmaruvathur, Mailam and Vilupuram. He has carried out researches in computational fluid dynamics with wind tunnel and Hot-wire anemometer along with the thermal gasification of coconut char in fluidized bed gasifier. He has developed a mathematical model for Pondicherry experimental Solar Pond sponsored by Pondicherry Electricity Board. He has his published books in Engineering drawing with AutoCAD.  

Principal Office

  1. Maintaining Faculty Profile.
  2. Sending Daily report for the Group of Colleges.
  3. Preparing & maintaining class and staff Logbooks.
  4. Maintaining Attendance percentage for the students.
  5. Maintaining Staff Attendance & Leave forms.
  6. Preparing and maintaining students No Due Forms.
  7. Providing information to Corporate Office through E-mail.
  8. Maintaining Students Records ( Address, Phone Numbers).
  9. Maintaining Biometric.
  10. Preparing Academic Calendar.
  11. Counseling students and their parents during Admission.
  12. Preparing Transfer Certificates.
  13. Attending parents regarding their wards performance and enquiry.

Position Description:

The Principal of the College of Engineering provides leadership and vision to the College's administration, academic programs, curriculum development and faculty and staff development. By so doing, s/he contributes to the College's overall planning and development.

The Principal provides leadership and advocacy for strategic and budgetary planning; faculty and staff recruitment, development and evaluation; excellence in teaching, creative activities, research and scholarship; college and community relations; curricular and fiscal management; enrollment and marketing planning; student recruitment and retention; program review; and, accreditation.

The Principal is also responsible for keeping the appropriate records for program assessment and for ensuring that the college follows relevant accreditation standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Takes responsibility for leading the College with vision, creativity and excellence; provides collaborative and collegial leadership for the College; designs and implements the academic plan, as it relates to the College of Engineering; develops, implements, promotes and evaluates curriculum; supervises the management, development and evaluation of curriculum for the College; supervises and equips labs; with the assistance of the department chairs, recruits, supervises and evaluates full-time and adjunct department faculty and support staff; promotes and fosters professional development activities related to academic leadership, classroom instruction, instructional technology and support staff development; develops and implements budget and planning documents; works with department chairs to coordinates student program activities; ensures the vitality, currency and academic excellence of the College's programs; and, collaborates with the Adviser for Academic Affairs, other Deans and administrative officers, to achieve the objectives of the College and versus the overall assessment program and for ensuring those relevant accreditation standards are followed and maintained.

Qualifications/Professional Experience:

Earned Doctorate in Engineering, from an accredited college in India; record of outstanding achievement in higher education and scholarship; advanced interpersonal verbal and written communications skills and the ability to articulate and advocate for the needs of the College; experience in strategic planning, academic program development, fiscal and academic planning, resource management, program development and problem solving in similar organizations; administrative experience that includes academic planning, program review, strategic planning, program development, budgeting and fiscal/personnel management; earned academic rank of Professor; and, the ability to speak and write fluently in English.