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

Research & Consultancy

Research & Consultancy


The Ph.D programme has been offered since 2009. Four faculty members are recognized as research supervisors. At present, there are 5 research scholars pursuing the Ph.D programme.

List of Ph. D. Scholars (Pursuing) Registered under B.S. Abdur Rahman University
S. No.
Research Scholar Title Research Supervisor
Mrs.H. Sofia (Assistant Professor) Teaching Technical Writing through Web 2.0 Technology – An Experimental Study Dr.Mrs. Revathi Viswanathan (Professor)
Mrs.A. Catherine Anna Pushpam (Assistant Professor) Testing Pattern of Technical English – A Study Dr.Mrs.P.M. Usha Rani (Professor and Head)
Mr.S. Vijaya Kumar (Assistant Professor) Teaching Writing Using Web Flash Content Dr.Mrs.A. Shahin Sultana (Professor)
Mr. Nazir Ahmad Mir Strategies to Overcome barriers of language Learning at Government High School Level in Ladakh: A Study Dr.Mrs.A. Shahin Sultana (Professor)
Mrs.S.Grace Vinitha Reflection of Ethnic Consciousness in the Novels of Indo-Canadian Women Writers Dr. P.Rathna (Associate Professor)
Mrs.S.A. Sadaffanisha Strategies for Developing Reading Skills at the Collegiate Level Dr. Revathi Viswanathan (Professor)

MoU Signed



An MOU was signed with the University of Cambridge ESOL Exams, London on 18.10.2010. The University is the first private university to have signed an MOU with the world leading authority on English Language Testing – University of Cambridge ESOL Exams in the whole of India.  The ESOL English Tests (Business English Certificate – Preliminary, Vantage and Higher levels) conducted by them are globally recognized as high quality assessments. This cutting edge language assessment is on par with IELTS and TOEFL and is globally acclaimed.
The main objectives of the MOU are:
  • To improve the quality of learning and teaching English further in BSAU at international level
  • To motivate the students to learn English language
  • To introduce a standardized international testing system for English across BSAU
  • To provide opportunity for its students to gain achievements in English which are internationally recognized
  • To develop BSAU as a Cambridge ESOL authorized center to deliver the relevant qualifications
  • To give teachers an opportunity for professional competence 

Computer based test: The Department offered the Business English Certificate Course (Preliminary Level) to the students of II semester B.Tech and conducted the computer-based test successfully. It was the first of its kind to have been conducted in the whole of India for all the students of I year B.Tech.


Seminar/Workshop/Conference/Training Programmes Organized
  • Communication Skills classes were conducted for the Diploma trainees of Larsen & Tourbo in February 2006.
  • A course on communication skills was offered to the support staff of the Department of Mechanical Engineering in July 2007.
  • A session on Technical Communication was held for the support staff of our college in September 2007.
  • A course on Pre-employment Vocational Training on Business Communication for Engineers and Technicians was offered in October 2008 to the graduate trainees of ETA-ASCON-STAR company.
  • Communication Skills course was conducted for the trainees of Ford company during May- June 2010.
  • A two-day National Conference “Instructional Methods and Materials for Outcome-based Education in English Language Teaching” was conducted on 10 & 11 October 2013 to educate the English teachers about the need for adopting outcome based curriculum and to focus on appropriate methods and materials for OBTL for teachers at all levels.


Value Added Courses


  • Business English Course (Preliminary & Vantage levels) offered by the British Council was conducted for the students of I, II & III year B.E./B.Tech.
  • Japanese Language course was conducted for the students of our university form March 2007 to October 2008 in collaboration with S&N Hayakawa Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., Chennai.