Dr.S.RAJENDRAN assumed charge as Principal of Periyar E.V.R. College (Autonomous) on 30.07.2017. Dr.S.Rajendran joined the Higher education department of Tamilnadu as an Asst. Professor of Chemistry on 06.07.1981 in Aditanar College of Arts and Science, Thiruchendur. He has been teaching chemistry for the past 36 years in various Colleges, including Sri S.R.N.M.College, Sattur; Arignar Anna Govt. Arts College, Cheyyar; Raja Serfoji Govt. Arts College Thanjavur;M.R. Govt. Arts College, Mannargudi, Govt. Arts College, Trichy-22 and PeriyarE.V.R. College, Trichy-23.
He has served as Principal of Govt. College ofEducation, Komarapalayam and Govt. Arts College, Karur before joining PeriyarE.V.R. College. He was graduated from St.Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Trichy;completed his M.Phil. degree in NIT, Trichy and Ph.D. degree from BharathidasanUniversity, Trichy.
His area of Research is `Corrosion of metals and methods of prevention’. He is a Question Paper setter for TNPSC and TRB and a Senate Member of Bharathidasan University. He has served as the interview board member of TRB and Board of Studies member of various Govt. and aided autonomous colleges.
Dr.S.Rajendran is the Governing Council member of Jamal Mohammed College (Autonomous), Trichy and `Visiting Team member’ of(NCTE) National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi. He is also a Tamil writer with the pen name `Rajgokul’.