Periyar University,Salem
அறிவால் விளையும் உலகு
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chancellor

Prof. Dr. P. Kolandaivel

Vice Chancellor

Dr. P. Kolandaivel was born in an agricultural family at Akkaraipatti, Vennendur Block, Namakkal Dt. He had his primary and secondary education at Government Schools and got his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the University of Madras. Dr. P. Kolandaivel started his research career in the field of Molecular Spectroscopy and was awarded Ph.D. by the University of Madras in the year 1987. Passionate about teaching, he started his career as early as 1984 and worked as an Assistant Professor of Physics till 1988 at Government Arts Colleges under the Tamil Nadu Collegiate Educational service. Thereafter, he joined as faculty in the Department of Physics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and was elevated as Professor in the year 2002. He has significantly contributed to the field of Molecular Quantum Mechanics, in particular, molecular structure, interactions and molecular dynamics of biomolecules.

He served as Head, Department of Physics/Medical Physics and Director, School of Physical Sciences, Bharathiar University from 2007 to 2016. He acted as a coordinator for the DST-FIST and UGC-SAP CPEPA programs of the Department. Further, he was instru- mental in streamlining research at Bharathiar University from September 2011 to August 2014 as Dean, Research. He has also held administrative positions like Special Officer i/c, Planning and Development from June 2013 to June 2016 and Registrar i/c in 2016. He is the UGC Nominee on the SAP Advisory Committees for Alagappa and Manonmaniam Sundaranar Universities. He has participated in international training programs and conferences at the International Center for Theoretical Physics Trieste, Italy (2000); Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan (1999); Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (1996).

He was awarded the Tamil Nadu Scientist Award (TANSA) in the field of Physical Sciences for the year 2010 and elected as Fellow of The Academy of Sciences, Chennai, 2015. He received international fellowships/awards to work as Visiting Scientist/Professor at various universities abroad viz. Department of Organic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic (2015); Fulbright-Nehru Education Administrative Award, USA (2012); Department of Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Japan (under JSPS In- vitation fellowship 2012); Institut Fur Physikaliche and Theoretische Chemie Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany (2009), Centre for Computational Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK (2007); Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, USA (Emerson Fellowship, 2006); Department of Chemistry, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan (2004); Department of Molecular Biophysics, German Cancer Research Institute, Heidel- berg, Germany (2001); Department of Chemistry, Universidade, de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago, Spain (1998); Department of Chemistry, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan (1997). His research has been of such quality that it has led to publication of around 175 re- search articles in internationally recognized journals.

He has contributed chapters in books published by Taylor and Francis Publications, Florida, USA. Under his research mentorship around 60 M.Phil. and 18 Ph.D. scholars have been awarded degrees. Four are currently pursuing doctoral research. He has been collaborating with eminent researchers within India and abroad. He has carried out research projects sponsored by premier national agen- cies such as UGC, DST, DST-CSI, CSIR & DRDO besides an Indo-German International Collaborative project.

Posted on 15 FEB 2019
Department of EVS - Purchase of GPS, Flame Photometer, Hot Air Oven, Electronic Analytical Balance for SERB Project

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“Providing Automation work for the use of Research and Development section

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Department of Geology - National Level Conference on Flood and Drought Management Practices and Future Challenges which is held on February 21-22, 2019

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M.Phil special exam application and circular

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“PRIDE – EXAMINATION REVISED FEES STRUCTURE-2019

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Posted on 09 FEB 2019
Auction - Sale of vehicle

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Posted on 09 FEB 2019
Dept of Zoology - International Conferance on Current Scenerio of Physiology And Behaviour

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Posted on 08 FEB 2019
Purchase of Chemicals and Glasswres for DST-SERB Project in the Department of Chemistry

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Posted on 08 FEB 2019
Equipments for the Pappireddiapatti College, Department of Physics

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Department of Physics-Purchase of Polarizing Microscope for DST “FIST-Programe

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Posted on 08 FEB 2019
Revised Fees Structure

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April 2019 Special Examination Instructions

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April 2019 Special Examination Application

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Tender Notice : Purchase of Chemicals and Glasswres for DST-SERB Project in the Department of Chemistry

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Posted on 07 FEB 2019
Department of Physics-Equipments for the Pappireddiapatti College

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Posted on 06 FEB 2019
Department of Physics Purchase of Microplate Reader for DST “FIST-Programe” Project

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Department of Biotechnology -Purchase of Gel Documentation Unit and ELISA Reader for DST “FIST-Program”

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Posted on 06 FEB 2019
Providing Power Plugs,Power Mains,Distribution Arrangements to Bakery Unit

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Posted on 02 FEB 2019
January 2019 PRIDE Exam – Online Practical Mark Entry

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January 2019 PRIDE Exam – Online Practical Attendance Entry

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Posted on 29 JAN 2019
Department of Botany-Science Academies Refresher Course On 'Modern Biotechnology Tools For Sustainable Agriculture'On 13th to 26th Feb 2019

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Posted on 29 JAN 2019
Department of Chemistry-Applications are invited for appointmentof Project Fellow/ Project Associate in the UGC-DAE sanctioned project entitled

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Posted on 29 JAN 2019
“JANUARY 2019 PRIDE PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS – HALL TICKET "

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22Jan 2019
Purchase of Chemical rack Wall table in the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics

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23 Jan 2019
Department of Botany-National Conference & Exhibition on Bioprospecting India-2019 on 7,8 March 2019

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21 Jan 2019
Department of Physics-National Seminar on Biomolecular Structure And Dynamics (BSAD-2019) 28-29 March, 2019

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22 Jan 2019
“Purchase of Sports Trophy for the useof Department of Physical Education (R14 section)”

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11 Jan 2019
Department of Sociology-Two Day National Level Workshop on 14th,15th February 2019

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21 Jan 2019
Wanted for Research Associate (RA) in the DST-SERB - Chemistry

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Posted on 05 Dec 2018
PRIDE ADMISSION PORTAL IS OPEN

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Posted on 02 Nov 2018
AUGUST 2018- PRIDE EXAMINATIONS - RESULT

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09 Jan 2019
JANUARY 2019 PRIDE PRACTICAL EXAMINATIONS – TIME TABLE

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Posted on 06 Dec 2018
PRIDE – EXAMINATION REVISED FEES STRUCTURE

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Posted on 04 Dec 2018
Tender Notice - Island tables for the Department of Microbiology

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Posted on 03 Dec 2018
Tender Notice - Purchase of Island Table in the Department of Environmental Science

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Posted on 30 Nov 2018
Tender Notice - Purchase of Capillary Suction Timer and Accessories

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Posted on 30 Nov 2018
Tender Notice - Work of Lab Cupboard Door ( Balance one part 93.55Sqft).

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Posted on 28 Nov 2018
Tender Notice – Printing of Periyar University Calender-2019 ( R14 Section) from reputed firms.

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09 FEB 2019
Department of Education - One Day Basic Training Programme on Human Rights Issues" on 22 February 2019 (Friday).

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