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.

Educational Qualification:
  • 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.
  • Academic Experience:

    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.

    Major Achievements:
  • 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
  • Funded Project:

    Ministry of HRD, Government of India – Institutional Network Scheme (IIT – REC) – Phase I – Rs. 5 Lakhs / Phase II – Rs. 5 Lakhs.

    Professional strengths:
  • 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
  • Placements