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Vice Chancellor : Shri K. Ashok Vardhan Shetty



Shri K.Ashok Vardhan Shetty was formerly a member of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of Tamil Nadu cadre.

He had a brilliant academic career throughout & stood 4th in the State in the S.S.L.C. public examination of 1973. He has a B.E. (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering and B.L. He dropped out of the IIM, Bangalore after First Year to join the IAS but went on to complete his MBA from the University of Birmingham, UK. As a student, he won more than 30 prizes in District and State level Quiz and Debating competitions and was awarded the “Outstanding Quiz Competitor Award”  by UNI-YMCA. He also won the highest number of prizes in sports and extra curricular activities (13 prizes) during his training at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie (1983-85).

Starting as Sub Collector, Hosur, he held a number of key assignments including the Registrar of the University of Madras (the first IAS officer to hold the post since 1857 and the youngest Registrar ever at the age of 31); Deputy Commissioner (Commercial Taxes), Madras North (1991-93); District Collector, Villupuram (1993-94); Director of Rural Development (1996-98); Managing Director, TASMAC  (1998-99); Secretary, Chief Minister’s Secretariat (1999-2001); Managing Director, SAGOSERVE, Salem (2003-06); Principal Secretary, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department (2006-10); Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration and Water Supply (2010-11), among others.

He has published nearly 20 articles on Public Administration, Management, E-government, Popular science and Popular Mathematics in leading English Newspapers such as “The Hindu”, “The Hindustan Times”, “The Indian Express”, “The Business Line” and (the now defunct) “Science Today”.

Registrar : Shri S.V. Durga Prasad  
Controller of Examination : Shri S.V. Durga Prasad  
Finance Officer i/c: Shri G.Venkatesh  

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Reclamation Area.
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