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Dr.D.Srinivasan Principal



Dr.D.Srinivasan, The Principal of K.Ramakrishnan College of Engineering, Tiruchirappalli, is a vibrant leader with his ground-breaking approach and proven administrative prowess produces many young engineering professionals to this society. He received his Ph.D. and Post-Graduation in Manufacturing Technology from the nation’s top grade institution NIT, Trichy (erstwhile REC). With a great aspiration to serve the students community, he started his academic service in the year 1992 in Shanmugha College of Engineering (presently SASTRA University) where he did his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. As a recipient of the state award for his UG project from Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai, he was the key person to ascertain curriculum for Mechatronics in UG Course and Logistics Management in PG Course. He has also established many laboratories by acquiring funds from central agencies and his visit to SWISS GERMAN UNIVERSITY (SGU), Indonesia for signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in the year 2004 made him to get international exposure.


The ebullient leader has about 25 publications in various reputed journals with good impact factor and filed 6 patents to his credit as on date. His involvement in attending conferences, workshops, short term courses and seminars made him to convene which in turn shaped his leadership quality stronger than before. Being a member in professional bodies such as IEI, IIW (Indian Institute of Welding), ISTE, Society of Automotive Engineers (USA), Computer Society of India etc., he holds many other key assignments which include assessor in NAAC Peer Committee, member in Board of Studies, Academic Council in various Universities and other premier institutions and presiding officer of GATE Examinations. He is an active reviewer in Springer for “International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology” and he acts as Doctoral Committee Member for Ph.D., candidates of Anna University, Chennai.He has also engaged himself in participating in the “Spiritual World Record 2021” organized by The World Community Service Centre on 28th March 2021.



As the Principal of the college, he has been the driving force for making everything possible which is an eye  witness of the numerous awards and accolades such as, number one position among Anna University, Tiruchirappalli zone colleges in Nov-Dec 2011 examinations, first rank in Anna University rankings in April-May 2013 examinations, 10th position in Nov-Dec 2019 examinations among 443 colleges affiliated to Anna University, Chennai, The Best Emerging College of Engineering in India in the year 2015 by The Education Post, 19th Rank among top 20 Engineering colleges in India with Excellence Industry Exposure in June 2016 by Higher Education Review, Anna University’s Dewang Mehta Trust Award, CSR Excellence in Education Award and much more.  In his tenure, he achieved ISO 9001: 2015 & ISO 14001:2019 Green campus certification, NAAC “A”Grade in 2017,NBA Accreditation for three departments viz Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. During his stint, besides ARIIA ranking with Band B category (26-50) released by MHRD, KRCE has received QS I-GAUGE E-LEAD Certification in the year 2021. His strong academic acumen and administrative adroitness steer the college to reach a top destination in the field of technical education is not faraway.


K.Ramakrishnan College of Engineering, Tiruchirappalli has become an ideal place for technical education within a short span of time. The growth of the institution lies in the performance of the students. Institutions should empower the students by developing their skills and competency, so that they can fit themselves in the globalized market. The prime motto of KRCE “Empower through Education” is achieved by providing a inimitable pedagogical approach by the committed faculty members and the students by sharing the responsibility of both learning and teaching. The college has successfully been holding the beacon of learning high in the scholastic empyrean and it has been on an assertive journey to strengthen the young minds to innovate them with an invincible tutelage.


Education is not just a process of giving knowledge for a future job but a lifelong process which builds an understanding of moral and ethical values to guide one’s life in a right path. KRCE not only focuses on the academic front, but also helps in the development of a student's personality, extra-curricular activities and over all perspective. Everything that makes a good institution - well equipped R&D Cells, Lab facilities for all the departments, Wi-Fi enabled campus, well stacked library with digital facility, career guidance, unique teaching methods, training for competitive examinations, liberty to think and express themselves – all are available to mould the students to face the challenges confidently.


In the culmination of 12 years of hard work, the institution has left no stone unturned in enhancing the pedagogical and technological service of its wards.I firmly believe that our institution is more than just a place to learn.It provides you a chance to grow by equipping with everything you need to achieve excellence.I wish all the students for their grand success in their career and prosperity.