Department of Public Administration



Dr. A. Alagarsamy, M.A., M.Phil., B.L.,NET, Ph.D is the Professor and Head of the Department . His area of interest is HRD, Training, Corporate Social Responsibility, Advocacy, Public Relations and Counseling. He is a resource person to corporate and NGO's. He has about 20 years of teaching experience and also has 10 years of industrial experience. He has received credentials for academic performance from the College, also for social activities from social welfare organization's like National Child Labour Project (NCLP),Lions and Rotract Clubs. He has been highly appreciated by the District Collector, Non Governmental Organizations and Educational Institutions and received awards for 2 major projects on child labour, Environmental Issues and Problems in Coimbatore. He is a member of board of studies for social work department for various collages.

Masters of Arts in Public Administration is a post graduate degree course having a duration of two years. Public administration is at the heart of effective governance and societal progress. By studying public administration, students gain the knowledge and skills needed to address complex challenges facing governments, non-profit organizations, and communities. From policy analysis to organizational management, our program equips students with the tools to lead with integrity and create meaningful change. This course makes students more active in all democratic functions in the society and makes them able to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the public policies introduced by the government. They can assist the government by introducing and administering new policies which is effective for the people.

Apart from the theoretical input, the main component of Social Work includes orientation visits, concurrent field work, welfare camps, industrial tours, special camps and block placement. The Department offers three specializations on Human Resource Management, Medical & Psychiatry and Community Development.

The students undergo intensive field work training in multiple agencies like Government, Industrial Sectors and Non Government Organizations. This makes them fit for placements and prepare them to meet issues and challenges. The Department organizes various academic programmes as well as community awareness programmes for the public. The Department is closely associated with various reputed industrial establishments, CSR, Government Organizations, Health care setups and International, National and Regional NGO's.