Chairman's Desk
Prof. Dr. M. KARUNANITHI, B.Pharm, M.S., Ph.D., D.Litt.,
Chairman & Secretary
Vivekanandha Educational Institutions & Hospitals

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Chief Executive Message
Chief Executive
Vivekanandha Educational Institutions

    I would like to take this opportunity to extend you an invitation to experience VCEW through our website that is especially designed for your perusal. As William butler yeats observed “Education is not filling of a paid but the lighting of a fire”. this is followed very diligently & aptly of VCEW, where the experienced & learned faculty utilize their skill to kindle the desire for learning which in turn enlightens the minds of our young wards.

In VCEW, Holistic development is the watch word where the students are encouraged to make use of the excellent infrastructure, learned staff, effective management and the conducive environment for their wholesome growth.

Wish you all the very best for your success in all aspects of life.

Executive Director
Prof. S. Kuppuswami,B.E., M.Sc.Engg, Dr. Ing.(Ph.D in Engg.)
Executive Director
Vivekanandha Educational Institutions

    Prof. S. Kuppuswami is well known for his Academic Administrative ability. He was responsible for establishing the department of Computer Science at Pondicherry Engineering College and also at Pondicherry University as a first Professor and Head of the Computer Science Department. In recognition of his excellent service, he was appointed as a First Dean of Ramanujan School of Mathematics and Computer Science and then as a Director of Educational Innovations and Rural Reconstructions (Pro Vice Chancellor) of Pondicherry University. He also served as acting Vice Chancellor of Pondicherry University and Former Principal of Kongu Engineering College,perundurai for more than a decade and also a syndicate member of Anna University.

At present he is the Executive director of Vivekanandha Educational Institutions for women, Tiruchengode. He has been awarded Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan National Award for Best Engineering College Principal by ISTE, Life Time Achievement Award by Nehru Group of Institutions, CSI Chapter Patron Award, Best Thesis Award from CNRS (National Council for Scientific Research) France and Indo French Research Fellowship. As an academician, he was responsible for introducing many innovative courses and established international collaboration. He has also served as an IT expert for UNIDO and UNESCO. He has been an External Assessor of Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK. He has also been an expert member of apex academic bodies like MHRD, UGC, NAAC, NBA and AICTE. He has played a vital role in the implementation of IT in Government of Pondicherry. He is an active researcher in the field of Computer Science, published more than 100 research papers and executed national research projects. He has produced more than 15 Ph.Ds Scholars. He pioneered for the research and the development on Tamil Computers.


Total number of years - 42 - Academic - Teaching, Research & Administration

S.No Designation Organizaon Number of years



Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai,


2008 –2019.


Acting Vice Chancellor

Pondicherry University

Jan. – April



Director – Pro Vice


Pondicherry University




Pondicherry University



Professor & Head, CSE

Pondicherry University



Professor & Head, CSE

Pondicherry Engineering College



Honoured Research


University of Grenoble, France

Oct. – Dec.



Visiting Asst. Professor

IRISA, University of Rennes , France



Research Scholar

IRISA, University of Rennes , France




College of Engineering, Anna University



Areas of interests: Service Oriented Architecture, Software Architecture, Agent Technology, Multilingual Computing, Data Communication Networks.

  • Indo French Research Fellowship for the year 1983.
  • Best thesis award from CNRS (National Council for Scientific Research) France for the year 1986.
  • Computer Society of India's Chapter Patron Award for the Year 2004.
  • Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan National Award for the Best Engineering College Principal for the year 2013 by ISTE, New Delhi.
  • Life Time Achievement Award by Nehru Group of Institutions, Coimbatore for the year 2014.
  • International Achievers Award towards Excellence in Education received from Former Deputy Prime Minister Mr.Korn Dabbaransi, Thailand, in the International Achievers Summit on 8th February 2015 at Bangkok.
  • Best Academic Administrator Award from Venus International Foundation, Chennai on July 2015.
  • Achievement Award from IETE, Erode Centre in recognition of the contribution for the development of Technical Education, November 2015
  • Outstanding Engineer Award from The Institution of Engineers (India), Coimbatore Regional Centre for the year 2016.
Countries Visited

France, UK, Bangkok, Belgium, Monaco, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, Oman, Dubai, Egypt, Australia and USA.

Special Mentions
  • Syndicate Member, Anna University, Chennai 2012-2015
  • Member of the Executive Council, Court, Academic Council, Pondicherry University, Puducherry.
  • Chairman, Core Committee to suggest reforms on examination system since Dec. 2014.
  • External Subject Expert for the Screening Committee to scrutinize the PhD admission process in Medical Informatics, 2014-15
  • Member in the Internal Monitory Committee, Anna University, Chennai since July 2014.
  • Member in the Standing Council, Anna University, Chennai since July 2014.
  • Executive Committee Member of the Anna University Sports Board (AUSB) since September 2013.
  • Project Review Committee Member for DST projects
  • Member Academic Council, MIT, Anna University, Chennai
  • Member Academic Council, Bharathidasan Govt. College for Women (Autonomous), Puducherry.
  • Was the Principal Investigator of the sponsored Project on Smart and Secure Environment at a cost of Rs. 1 Crore, funded by National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO), Govt of India.
  • Was the member of the Indo-Australian research project on Cyber Security System.
  • Executed a research project to develop a specialized computer system with Tamil Braille language support for visually handicapped with funding from AICTE - Rs.15 lakhs.
  • Responsible for instituting and offering a 3 year "Masters degree in Management Engineering", at Pondicherry University in collaboration with University of Paris X, Nanterre and Alliance Francaise, Pondicherry and acted as the course director.
  • Developed and demonstrated a prototype model of Tamil Computer in 1996. Based on our work Tamil Nadu Govt. has taken up the research on Tamil Computer. Involved in standardizing the Tamil keyboard - tam99.
  • Associated in the establishment of CASIT Society, Pondicherry and planning for IIIT-P.
  • Involved as one of the member in preparing the IT policy of the Govt. of Pondicherry.
Other Distinctions
  • Expert Member of the UNESCO BANGKOK to account the employability of graduates in India, 2009.
  • External Assessor of Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK 2005-2009.
  • National Expert of UNIDO for setting up Information Technology Centre at Neyveli Lignite Corporation, Neyveli, 1996 – 1998.
  • Expert member of the UGC visiting team to access the proposal of JNTU for the grant of 12(b) status and to review the performance of JNTU during X plan period.
  • Expert member of NAAC for Accreditation of Universities and Colleges
  • Expert member of NBA of AICTE for Accreditation of Engineering Colleges.
  • Member, National Council for Computer Sc. & IT Education of AICTE.
  • Member, AICTE board of Studies for Computer Engg./Applications/IT
  • Expert member of AICTE for approval of new institutes and project funding.
  • Expert member of MHRD for project funding to REC‟s and IIT‟s.
  • Member of Faculty Selection Committee of Many Universities and Institutions.
  • Member, Tamil Computer research Committee of Tamil Nadu Govt.
  • Member, IT policy preparation committee of Govt. Pondicherry.
  • Member IT task force of Govt. of Pondicherry.
  • Member in academic bodies of many Universities and Institutions.
  • Secretary, Vice Chairman, Chairman of Computer Society of India Pondicherry Chapter from 1989 to 1994.
  • Chairman, Education and Research Division of Computer Society of India at National level for 2001 to 2003.
Principal's Message
  Education is not the preparation for life; Education is life itself

    I sanctify this prospect with delightful welcome on behalf of Vivekanandha College of Engineering for Women, to explore the multidimensional facets of our Institution. It’s an endeavor to exchange the information on our best practices, achievements & deeds with the academic fraternity and it ensures our women students have empowered as per the standards of globalization. VCEW has made all efforts towards the core areas of excellence in Engineering and Technology along with facilitating research efforts. Our vision is to make innovation as the basic theme of engineering education and the synergic effort will make our students globally competitive with full potentiality of women empowerment exclusively and make self dependant and competent to the global challenges. We strongly believe the quality education which will make our students transform themselves into a knowledge puddle for the development of our country. Our strengths are best evidenced by state-of-the art infrastructure, high quality students and well qualified faculty.

A woman is the full circle, where the power is to create, nurture and transform… It is been preserving the excellence as a continuous process and in pursuit of which the institute has made deep forays into contributing world renowned women technocrats, successful women entrepreneurs, competent women leaders, innovative women scientists and researchers.

I look forward to welcoming you to Vivekanandha College of Engineering for Women for experiencing real Women Empowerment.

About VCEW

    Prof. Dr. M.Karunanithi, Chairman and Secretary, Vivekanandha Educational Institutions for Women, recognized and honored with Vidhya Rattan, Rashtriya Rattan, Hind Rattan, and Kongunattu Sathanaiyalar for his committed work towards women's advancements and empowerment in different educational fields, is a visionary who fosters and nurtures women's development in every walks of life.

With the motto of 'Women Empowerment', Vivekanandha Educational Institutions, an exclusive educational stream for women's education, caters to the needs and demands of technical, scientific and arts industries of global job market with technically sound women personnel.

Vivekanandha College of Engineering for Women, an Autonomous institution, affiliated to Anna University accredited by NAAC, AICTE, New Delhi, TCS and an ISO 9000:2008 certified institute started in 2001 with 144 students, acquired an Autonomous status in 2013 academic year stretching its arm widely towards the students strength of 2200 and faculty of 200 at present.

Vivekanandha College of Engineering for Women, an Autonomous institution, affiliated to Anna University accredited by NAAC, AICTE, New Delhi, TCS and an ISO 9000:2008 certified institute started in 2001 with 144 students, acquired an Autonomous status in 2013 academic year stretching its arm widely towards the students strength of 2200 and faculty of 200 at present.

The institute offering 7 U.G. Engineering Degree Programmes (CSE, IT, CST, ECE, EEE, BME & BT), 4 P.G. Engineering Degree programmes (CSE, IT, PSE, and VLSI Design), and 4 R & D Centers (Full / Part -Time Ph.D. in CSE, EEE, ECE, CHEMISTRY), is equipped with an excellent state of art laboratories with the curriculum and syllabi of International standards providing manifold opportunities to pursue their academics and professional quest with ease. Besides, Placement Oriented Training Programs, Student and Industry meet, International and National Conferences, Workshops, Guest Lectures together with signing an MoU with various Multi National Companies like WIPRO, HCL, IBM, BSNL, SPB, Intel-FICE, ECC, Suji Food , Santha Biotechnics, Sify, Medox and Enixs Technologies, Value added Programs, Certificate Courses and Women Welfare Programs, the institute congruently builds a strong rapport between industrial advancements and demands to tune up the students to be more competent enough and globally job-ready in various job forums.

Further to this connection, promoting students membership with ISTE, IEEE, CSI & IET Students Chapters, the institute plays a vital .The library, a treasure trove of knowledge comprising 27,308 number of books of technical and non-technical assortment, 120 journals, 60 magazines and various CDs for curricular and extra-curricular quests, is functioning efficiently supplementing the students' quest for educate and enhance.

Having "A sound mind is a sound body" as a mantra and focal point, the institute also encourages students' sports activities. A special period for games is scheduled for students to generate and activate their hidden energies to find them physically and mentally sound.

A modernized hostel, where hygienic food, mineral water with varieties of north and south Indian dishes, is an added feature of the hostel providing a congenial and home atmosphere to carry out their academics with ease. In addition, round the clock medical facility is provided for staff and students with affordable cost.

An excellent Transport service for day scholar students and staff is provided covering maximum terminals around the districts from all directions covering the distance of 150 kms approximately.

In all, the institute endeavors its best by rendering and implementing various significantly productive programmes towards women empowerment to benefit the women community to create greater and productive impacts world wide technically and economically.

It is obvious that the institute is growing at its faster pace , which will surely leave its indelible footmarks in all of its kind all over the world emanating its radiance towards women emancipation.

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