ACADEMIC COUNCIL
{SECTION 22(1), CHAPTER IV OF THE ACT 42 OF 1989 AUTHORITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY}

The Academic Council is the academic authority of the University. The powers and functions of the academic council are:

  • To exercise general control on teaching and other educational programmes and maintain and promote the standards thereof;
  • To make regulations and amend or repeal the same;
  • To make regulations regarding the admission, the courses of study, the conduct of examinations and maintenance and promotion of standards of education etc.
CLASS – I: EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
a) The Vice-Chancellor, TANUVAS, Chennai CHAIRMAN
b) The Registrar, TANUVAS, Chennai MEMBER SECRETARY
c) The Secretary to Government incharge of Animal Husbandry and Fisheries, GoTN MEMBER
d) The Director of Animal Husbandry, GoTN
e) The Dean, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai
f) The Dean, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Chennai
g) The Dean, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal
h) The Dean, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu
i) The Dean, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tirunelveli
j) The Dean, College of Food and Dairy Technology, Koduvalli, Chennai
k) The Director, College of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur
l) The Director of Research, TANUVAS, Chennai
m) The Director of Clinics, TANUVAS, Chennai
n) The Director of Extension Education, TANUVAS, Chennai
o) The Director of Distance Education, TANUVAS, Chennai
p) The Director, Centre for Animal Health Studies, TANUVAS, Chennai
q) The Director, Centre for Animal Production Studies, TANUVAS, Chennai
CLASS – II: OTHER MEMBERS

a)

  1. Dr.C.Nareshkumar, Ph.D.,
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Livestock Products Technology (Dairy Science),
    Madras Veterinary College, Chennai – 600 007.
  2. Dr.S.N.Sivaselvam, Ph.D.,
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding,
    Madras Veterinary College, Chennai – 600 007.
  3. Dr.Robinson J.J.Abraham, Ph.D.,
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Livestock Products Technology (Meat Science),
    Madras Veterinary College, Chennai – 600 007.
  4. Dr.P.I.Ganesan, Ph.D.,
    Director i/c, CAHS &
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine,
    Madras Veterinary College, Chennai – 600 007.
  5. Dr.M.N.Sundararaman, Ph.D.,
    Professor,
    Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding,
    Madras Veterinary College, Chennai – 600 007.
  6. Dr.M.R.Purushothaman, Ph.D.,
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Animal Nutrition,
    Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal – 637 002.
  7. Dr.K.Balasundaram, Ph.D.,
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Veterinary Anatomy,
    Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal - 637 002.
  8. Dr.A.Kumaravel, Ph.D.,
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Veterinary Anatomy,
    Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tirunelveli - 627 358.
  9. Dr.A.Mohammed Safiullah, Ph.D.,
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Veterinary Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu - 614 625.
  10. Dr. Thanga.Thamil Vanan , Ph.D.,
    Professor
    Dept.of Livestock Production and Management,
    Madras Veterinary College Chennai – 600 007
  11. Dr.D.Baskaran, Ph.D.,
    Professor and Head,
    Department of Food Engineering,
    College of Food and Dairy Technology,
    Alamathi Post, Koduvalli, Chennai – 600 052.

MEMBERS

b)

  1. Dr.B.Ramesh Kumar, Ph.D.,
    Dean,
    Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research,
    PUDUCHERY – 605 009
  2. Dr.A.P.Usha, Ph.D.,
    Director of Farms,
    Centre for Pig Production and Research,
    Mannuthy, Thrissur, KERALA – 680 651.
  3. Dr.T.S.Chandrasekhara Rao, Ph.D.,
    Dean,
    Faculty of Veterinary Science,
    Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University,
    Tirupathi, ANDHRA PRADESH – 517502.

MEMBERS
(External Experts)

c) The Controller of Examinations, TANUVAS, Chennai MEMBER
(Special Invitee)