Cunnan Research Forum was inaugurated on 19.07.2017 by Our Honorary secretary Sri.M.Venkatesaperumal as a platform for deliberations of research related information by the researchers in campus and to collaborate with the research fraternity of other HEI’s. The Forum coordinates its activities with the centre for R&D for enhancing research ambience in the campus. The initiative functions under two head as Forum for Faculty members and Forum for promoting Students Basic Research.

The Forum actively engages in dissemination of research related information and students workshops, guest lectures, informal discussions and intends to publish the respectives of the academicians on challenges and prospects in higher education. Faculty members are also encouraged to send project proposals for research projects finned by the external agencies and by the management.

Management liberally funds for students’ research inorder to create research aptitude in the undergraduates and to support their innovation. Projects contributing to the society are encouraged by the management. Sharing of MHRD Policies, applying for research, projects, plagiarism detection tools, research methodologies, writing of the research strengthens teaching are a few activities of the Forum.

In tune with the ever expanding space of research, The Research Ecosystem  of the institution is strengthened by the efforts of the research forum.          



Associate Professor & Head




  • Conducted an Introductory Meeting on 19.07.2017.


  • Conducted a session on ‘Plagiarism in Research’ on 07.08.2017. Sridhar, Librarian  was the resource person.


  • Conducted a session on ‘Prospective Research Proposals’ on 24.08.2017. Dr.Jothi Sivagnanam, H.O.D. Dept. of Economics & Syndicate member, University of Madras was the resource person.


  • Conducted an interactive session on ‘Why Undertaking Research Strengthens Teaching’ on 27.09.2017. Dr.Ajit Menon, Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), Chennai was the resource person.