B.S. Abdur Rahman University,
Seethakathi Estate,
Chennai -600048.
Phone :+91-44-22751347,48,50,75

Academic Research



Designation : Dean (Academic Research)
Qualification : M.Sc.,B.Ed.,PGDCA.,M.Phil.,Ph.D
Nature of Employment : Regular



+ 91 44 2275 9223 

+ 91-44-22751348/1350/1375 Extn: 223


+ 91 44 2275 0520 
Office Number : 22751347 / 48 / 49 / 50 Ext. 223
E-Mail : dean.academicresearch@bsauniv.ac.in


Designation :  Deputy Dean (Academic Research)
Qualification : M.Sc.,Ph.D.,
Nature of Employment : Regular



+ 91-44-22751348/1350/1375 Extn: 223 


+ 91 44 2275 0520 
E-Mail : dy.dean.academicresearch@bsauniv.ac.in


         As a deemed to be University established under Sec 3 of the UGC Act 1956, the B.S. Abdur Rahman Institute of Science and Technology lay greater emphasis on academic and sponsored research in its endeavour to become a premier institution contributing to the scientific and technological development of our Country. To coordinate and pay attention to all Academic research activities, a separate Dean has been appointed. At present Dr.I.Raja Mohamed, Professor / Physics is the Dean (Academic Research) and Dr. MD Khurshid Alam Khan, Assistant Professor(Sr.Gr)/ School of Life Science is the Deputy Dean (Academic Research).
     As reflected in the vision statement of this University, research remains one of the major focuses. The University has a well-established administrative structure to ensure quality research. The institution has a Research Advisory Committee (RAC), comprising eminent researchers in the field of science, engineering and technology, which gives directions to the overall research activities of the institute.
   Under the guidance of the RAC, Research Board of this University formulates the overall research policies and thrust areas. The Research Board of the University is headed by Dean (Academic Research).In addition, each department has a research committee to monitor the research activities of the take up research activities of the department,who are the constitutent members of the Research Forum.


           The annual budget of the departments include the requirements of research infrastructure and adequate funds are sanctioned. Departments are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and software for carrying out research. The library has over 13,000 e-journals including IEEE, ASME, ASCE, Springer, Elsevier, Emerald, Proquest etc., and a collection of Open Access Journals, apart from 75,000+ Reference & Textbooks. All the e-journals can be accessed from anywhere in the campus.Research programmes viz. Ph.D. and M.Tech. (By Research) are offered by all Engineering Departments and Ph.D. and M.Phil. programmes are offered by Science & Humanities and Management Departments. In addition, we have created 55 Research Fellowships (JRF/SRF) in all Departments, to lure bright youngsters to take up research activities on full time basis. 
        The institution has been a leading engineering college since 1984, till it become a deemed to be University in February 2009. Even as an Engineering College, prior to 2009, many Departments were recognized by Anna University as “Research Centres” for collaborative research leading to Ph.D. / M.S. degrees.

The current focus of this University is to become a “Research Intensive University”. 


Dean (Academic Research) Deputy Dean (Academic Research)
B.S.Abdur Rahman University

(Formerly Crescent Engineering College)

Seethakathi Estate, GST Road,
Chennai -600048.

Email: (i)dean.academicresearch@bsauniv.ac.in

         (ii) dy.dean.academicresearch@bsauniv.ac.in