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Wisdom Makth the World
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Dr. M. Manivannan

Registrar

Dr. M. Manivannan is a good academician, able administrator and progressive researcher in the field of Education and Special Education. He hails from Venkatasamudram, a small village in the Papireddipatti Taluk in the district of Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu State. He obtained degrees of M.Sc. (Zoology), M.Ed. (Special Education), M.A. (History), M.A. (Psychology), PGDHE, Ph.D. (Education) from various Universities in India. He was awarded Gold Medal for his excellence in M.Ed. study in Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education, Coimbaore during 1988-89.

He worked in schools as Special Teacher for children with visual impairment during 1989-1998 for which he was awarded the Best Teacher Award by the Chiristofferlblinden Mission (CBM), Germany. He worked as Lecturer and also served as Deputy Director during 1998-2004 at Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Education and International Human Resource Development Centre for the Disabled (IHRDC), Coimbatore respectively. Apart from teaching B.Ed. and M.Ed. programmes, he was also closely associated with the training of Primary Health Centre Doctors on disability management. He was involved in conducting a national study in 2002-2004 on the Status of Services of Persons with Disabilities under the auspices of the National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH) and the UNDP.

He also worked as Reader in Education in Avila College of Education, Cochin, Kerala during 2004-2005. He organized National Seminar at Avila College and compiled the proceedings. Later, he served as the Principal of Vellalar College of Education, Erode from September 2005 to June 2007. He produced cent percent results in the examinations. He was instrumental in launching a periodical newsletter.

He had been working as Associate Professor at Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai since 2007. He headed the School Education. He is the founder-head of the School of Special Education and Rehabilitation at Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU). He was involved in the establishment of Study Centres for various programmes offered by TNOU. He was one of the members in implementing special schemes in the University granted by Govt. of Tamil Nadu with the administrative sanctioning of Rs. 1.65 crores. He was involved by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), New Delhi in the development of National Level Curriculum Framework for Special Education.

He has served as the member of Executive Committees/Expert Committees at the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), and the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), New Delhi. He served as the member of Board of Studies of Tamil Nadu Open University, Andhra University, Bharathidasan University and Tamil University. He also served as the member of Expert Committee formed by the IGNOU, New Delhi for developing the course materials for B.Ed. and M.Ed. Special Education. He was one of the Experts in evaluating the SSA (IEDSS) of the Tamilnadu and the SSA (IED) of the MHRD, New Delhi in 2011-12. He is the registered professional in RCI, New Delhi for the service of persons with visual impairment.

He has published 9 books. He also published 30 articles in the area of Psychology, Special Education, Inclusive Education and Higher Education in the National and International Journals. He has guided 40 research studies at the M.Ed., M.Phil., and Ph.D. levels. He also served as a member of Research Forum of Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University.

He has organized around 25 workshops and seminars in the field of Education and Special Education so far. He has attended around 50 conferences, seminars and workshops at the National and International level.

The CBM, Germany, sponsored him to attend South Asian Fund Raising Workshop at Nepal for serving persons with disabilities. He was sponsored by the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) to attend its Golden Jubilee Conference held in the Netherlands in 2002.

He worked as the Controller of Examations, Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, Chennai from August 2013 to August 19, 2015. He conducted examinations for around 700 affiliated Colleges of Education in TamilNadu systematically. He used e-governance effectively for the examination systems.

He has been functioning as Registrar of Periyar University, a prestigious University, Salem since August 20, 2015. He has a vision striving for excellence in all activities of the University.

Posted on 15 Jun 2018
JUNE 2018 - UICP EXAM CENTRE LIST
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Posted on 15 Jun 2018
JUNE 2018 - UICP EXAMINATION - TIME TABLE
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Posted on 15 Jun 2018
Purchase of Glassware for the Department of Bio-Technology,P.G. Extension Centre, Dharmapuri .
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Posted on 15 Jun 2018
Purchase of Chemicals and Glassware for the Department of Geology,P.G. Extension Centre, Dharmapuri.
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Posted on 11 Jun 2018
Purchase of UPS 15KVA Equipment for the Establishment of Common Computing Centre
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Posted on 11 Jun 2018
Purchase of Split AC – 2 TON, Stabilizer – 5 KVA, MS Stand, Timer Control Equipments for the Establishment of Common Computing Centre
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Posted on 08 Jun 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Lab Equipments (Geology) for the Periyar University
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Posted on 05 Jun 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of RFID Tages & Printed Self Adhesive Label
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Posted on 04 Jun 2018
Online application for Common Entrance Test of M.Phil & Ph.D. Programmes
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Posted on 01 Jun 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Up Down Movable Boards and Sliding Board for DST “FIST Program” Sealed Tenders will be received on or before 03.00 PM on 19/06/2018
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Posted on 01 Jun 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Petrological Microscope Student Grade for DST (FIST Program) Sealed Tenders will be received on or before 03.00 PM on 19/06/2018
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Posted on 01 Jun 2018
JAN 2018 – UICP EXAMINATION – REVALUATION RESULT
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Posted on 28 May 2018
FEBRUARY 2018- PRIDE EXAMINATION – RESULT
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Posted on 28 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Real Time PCR System for DST-“FIST Program”
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Posted on 25 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer (EDS) Equipments for Periyar University
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Posted on 25 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of High Speed Centrifuge for DBT Project in the Department of Environmental Science
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Posted on 25 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of UV-Visible Spectrophotometer for DST – “FIST Program” Project in the Department of Biotechnology
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Posted on 25 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Corel Draw Graphics Suite 2017 (Education License Software) for the Department of Textiles and Apparel Design
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Posted on 25 May 2018
WALK-IN-INTERVIEW for RA – BIOTECHNOLOGY
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Posted on 11 May 2018
Department of Microbiology – International Conference on Extremophilic Microbes for Sustainable development in agriculture environment and Health – from 19th Dec to 21st Dec 2018
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Posted on 25 April 2018
Department of Sociology – Two Day National Seminar on Women and Justice: A Challenge to Secured World – 19th & 20th July 2018
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Posted on 25 April 2018
Department of Computer Science – Faculty Development Programme on Data Science and Optimization – 28th May to 11th June 2018
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Posted on 05 April 2018
Centre for Geoinformatics and Planetary Studies – International conference on Impact of Climate change on Water resources during 12-13th July 2018
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Posted on 14 March 2018
Department of Geology – National Seminar on Effects of Paleo and Anthropogenic Events on Earth System and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Geological Society of India – 19th-21th September 2018
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