Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Pharmacy

Principal's Desk
Name : Dr. N.Venkateshan
Designation : Professor & Principal
Department : Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis
Email id :
Father’s Name : P.A.Narayanan
Date of Birth & age : 07.07.1976 & 44 yrs
Principal's Message

Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Pharmacy is committed to provide quality education. Creating a vast state-of-the-art academic infrastructure, putting together the best of teaching talent and equipping the student with every required learning aid ensures that students at Arulmigu Kalasalingam of Pharmacy get the best in academics. We instil positive value system that shapes student’s attitude, outlook and conduct that provides a strong foundation for them to tackle the challenges of life. We mentor our students to sharpen their intelligence and enable them to accomplish their aspirations.

We have the support of our management & strong team of faculty members, who wholeheartedly put their sincere efforts to motivate our students and guide them to progress at every step. We are confident that our students upon completion of the pharmacy course will be capable to meet the professional challenges in their respective career and also meet the public need for providing safe and effective pharmaceutical care.

Degree College/University Year
B.Pharm Arulmigu kalasalingam College of Pharmacy, Krishnankoil 1998
Arulmigu kalasalingam College of Pharmacy, Krishnankoil 2005
Ph.D The TamilNadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai 2011

Academic credentials:

  • Received BEST TEACHER AWARD from The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai – 32, by the hands of Honourable Health Minister Dr.V.S.Vijay and Vice-Chancellor Dr.Mayil Vahanan Natarajan on 5th SEP – 2012.
  • Appointed as a Co-Chairman in 64th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC - 2012) held at SRM University, Chennai in Dec 2012.
  • Appointed as one of the member in the Board of Studies in Pharmacy (2013-2016) in The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
  • Received BHARAT RATNA DR ABDULKALAM GOLD MEDEL AWARD - 2018 for effective contribution towards research by global economic Progress and research Association, New Delhi on 27th Oct 2018.
  • Presented research paper, 6th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2017 entitled “Method development of paliperidone Extended release tablets by RPHPLC Techniques” held at Stockholm, Sweden, on 21-24 May 2017.
  • Appointed as one of the University Grant Commission (UGC) member for research funding in The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
  • Appointed as one of the Ph.D research screening committee member by The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
  • Appointed as a SECRETARY, IPA South Tamilnadu Local branch, Madurai.
  • Being as ORGANISING CHAIRMAN for more than 75 International Virtual Learning Series under the banner of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Tamilnadu during COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown Period.
  • Professional Membership:

  • Life Member in International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
  • Life Member in Registered Pharmacist, Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council, Chennai.
  • Life Member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA).
  • Life Member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI).
  • Life Member of Indian Pharmacists Association (IPhA).

Research Area
  • Worked in synthesis, isolation, development and exploration of lead molecules and Pharmacological models.
  • In- Vitro Anti-diabetic Screening for Selected synthetic/natural Drugs.
  • Screening of extracts / Fractions / lead compounds In-Vitro & In-vivo diabetic models.