Over the past one decade, the vision of Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College has been to excel in the field of Arts and Science Education. Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College is now recognized as one of the most respected Arts and Science Colleges in the Country. This can largely be attributed to the sincere execution of its mission to align itself with the changing environment while maintaining focus on social responsiveness. Meeting and measuring up to the emerging challenges is the prime function of today's students. To do this, it requires keen perception, flexibility and the ability to merge theories into action plans. Apart from the prescribed curriculum by the University, our Institution structures customized special programmes based on specific requirements of the industry with a focus on priorities. Periodic quality audits are conducted to ensure effective teaching, class room management, efficient documentation and judicious review of teaching learning process. Placement readiness is given prime priority in our campus. Let it be my privilege to welcome you to the world of Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College.
Dr.P.R.Muthuswamy, Principal of Dr.N.G.P. Arts and Science College is presently is the Syndicate member of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He served as the President of Association of Principals of Bharathiar University for a period of six years and obtained 25 years of experience in teaching MBA, M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes in management and also 7 years as a Principal in Arts and Science Colleges. He is a mathematics graduate from P.S.G. Arts and Science College, and obtained MBA from P.S.G. College of Technology Coimbatore and M.A. Economics from Madras University. He is a Ph.D Holder in Management from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He is a recognized guide for Ph.D studies and successfully produced 6 Ph.Ds to his credit. Dr.P.R.Muthuswamy published 52 Articles in the area of management and related disciplines. He has undergone one year full time faculty development programme from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was the resource person and coordinator for Faculty Development Programmes of various institutions. He has successfully completed executive leadership coaching course through international coaching academy,UK., He has successfully completed the Accreditation Training Programme of NABET of Quality Council of India, New Delhi. He has also undergone a development programme at National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
He worked in various positions which include HoD, Director PG Studies, Administrative Leader and Coordinator for various reputed institutions and Business Schools in Coimbatore. He worked as Dean Health and Hospital Administration at Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital, Coimbatore. He acted as member of Board of Studies, Editorial Committees, Governing Councils, Standing and Research Committees and Advisory Boards of various Institutions. Presently he is the Chairman of Board of Studies for Hospital Management and also a Senate member of Bharathiar University. He was invited twice by The Research Grants Council, School of Business of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology for knowledge exchange in the area of strategic management. He is a member of various Professional bodies which include Coimbatore Management Association, Rotary Club of Coimbatore East, Indian Society of Health Administration and Indian Society of Technical Education. He is presently The Chairman of Ethics Committee of Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital, Coimbatore.
He conducted 55 training sessions and workshops on current topics in health care management for health professionals of hospitals. He was invited by various B Schools in India and Abroad for knowledge sharing in management and related disciplines. He was a Coordinator for various conferences of Principals and Academicians in the areas of Institution Building and Higher Education. He presented papers in more than 100 conferences across the country
As a Syndicate Member he is participating in various committees which include Finance Committee, Examination and Disciplinary Action Committee, Establishment Committee, Sports Committee Audit and Accounts Committee etc.,
He is the recipient of the following Awards:
- Best Teacher Award
- Best Educationist Award
- Outstanding Rotarian Award
- Rotary's Nation Builder Award
- Certificate of Excellence in Education
He also held the following positions:
- Elected member of All India Management Association
- Executive Committee Member, Coimbatore Management Association
- Director New Horizons, Rotary East, Coimbatore
- Affiliation Committees of various Universities etc.,