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Dr. A. Pethalakshmi M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Government Arts College for Women,
Nilakottai - 624 202,
Dindigul District,
Tamilnadu, India
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     Dr. A. Pethalakshmi a renowned academician has more than 30 years of professional and 15 years of research experience in the field of Higher Education.

     She obtained her M.Sc(C.A) Degree from Alagappa University, Karaikudi in 1988 and Ph.D Degree from Mother Teresa Women’s University , Kodaikanal in 2008.

     She started her career as a Lecturer in Computer Science in M.V.M.Government Arts College for Women, Dindigul in 1988 and proceeded on to serve as an Associate Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science, till May 31, 2018 in the same institution.

     In her illustrious career she has held various academic positions as a member of Board of Studies and in various college committees.

     Dr.A.Pethalakshmi has published 70 research articles in peer reviewed journals and has presented 36 research papers in various National and International Conferences. Her research interests include Rough Set Theory, Soft Computing and Machine Learning. She has successfully produced 11 Doctorates and 52 M.Phil graduates. Currently 6 scholars are pursuing their research under her supervision for Doctoral Degree.

     One UGC Minor Research Project funded by UGC SERO, Hyderabad is completed by Dr.A.Pethalakshmi. She has organized many research consortiums in her tenure. She is a reviewer of many academic journals. Innumerable Lecturing Sessions have been given by her in various Educational Institutions and Universities of repute.

     She took initiatives to introduce new courses M.Sc and M.Phil in the discipline of Computer Science, M.V.M. Government Arts College for Women, Dindigul. She was instrumental in upgrading the Department as Research Department and hence a dream came true for the benefit of the rural women learners.

     Under her able guidance an e-journal blossomed in M.V.M Government Arts College for Women, Dindigul. Due to her untiring efforts and innovative thoughts various new concepts like Computerization of student admission, student Union Election and TC Automation tasks were accomplished in an indigenous way in the institution.

     Dr.A.Pethalakshmi is the recipient of the prestigious “Young Investigator Award” on the occasion of an International Conference conducted by Pondicherry University in 2012. She has been awarded with “Achievement Award for Best Service” in 2018 by M.V.M. Government Arts College for Women, Dindigul. Besides all these attributes, Dr.A.Pethalakshmi is a laudable teacher having produced thousands of Graduates.

     Dr. A. Pethalakshmi took charge as the Principal, Government Arts and Science College, Veerapandi on June 1, 2018 and currently holds the prestigious position of the Principal, Government Arts College for Women, Nilakottai since August 2018.

     With relentless efforts, she strives for the progress of the institution and guides the staff and students in accomplishing the vision of making our college a premier institution in all domains.

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