Dr. R. Joseph Xavier – Academic - Director, NGI
Nehru Institute of Engineering and Technology the flagship engineering colleges established under Nehru Group of Institutions, situated facing
the western ghats at Coimbatore, provide a serene environment for professional learning and
academic research. The state of art library, committed faculty, IT infrastructure and the support
facilities offer an excellent destination for the students pursuing a career in engineering. “Nehru
Corporate placement and Industry relations’ centre in the campus provides an opportunity for the
development of technical, analytical and interpersonal skills of students so as to be industry
ready. I am sure the dream of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru will come true through the services
rendered by the Management and Alumni of Nehru Group of Institutions.
Ph.D – Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, IIT, Madras, 1991
ME – Power Systems Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Cbe, Madras University,1975
BE – Electrical and Electronics Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Cbe, Madras University, 1972.
A total of 40 years of teaching experience in which 17 years as Principal in Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology & VLB Janakiammal College of Engineering and Technology.
Instrumental in obtaining accreditation from National Board of Accreditation (NBA) in old format (VLB Janakiammal College of Engineering and Technology and Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology) as well as in Outcome Based Education format (Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology)
Instrumental in obtaining accreditation from NAAC, Bangalore to Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology with ‘A’ Grade (CGPA 3.39 out of 4)
Instrumental in obtaining Anna University approval for PG Programmes, Centres for Research and for recommendation of Autonomous State to SRIT
Actively involved in preparation and submission of research proposals to various funding agencies
Collaboration / MOU with organizations, managing the sponsored research and Consultancy activities
Managing In-house projects, Co-ordination of research activities, Implementation of Hi- tech facilities
Ministry of HRD, Government of India – Institutional Network Scheme (IIT – REC) –
Phase I – Rs. 5 Lakhs / Phase II – Rs. 5 Lakhs.
Possess excellent logical and critical thinking
Posses good management and communication skills
Ability to solve issues in a quick and efficient manner
Have good leadership and management skills
Good motivator and ability to handle multiple tasks
Determined and task oriented