Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science – Coimbatore

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Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science

Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science About Us

Dr.G.R. Damodaran College of Science is one of the Institutions under the GRD Trust founded by the illustrious educationist whose name adorns the college.

Started in 1988, the college has grown into a fitting memorial to Prof. G.R. Damodaran, educational visionary and institution builder par excellence. It was Dr. GRD who, as its founder Director, developed the Coimbatore PSG group into a nationally renowned center of excellence in Arts, Engineering, Applied Science, Technology and Management. Over a period of 4 decades of dedicated Endeavour. Dr.G.R. Damodaran held numerous positions of leadership with great distinction , and his educational services spanned a wide range of fields and sectors.

As a chairman of the Southern Regional Committee of AICTE, as member of the AICTE and some of its Boards, as chairman of the Government in India’s High Power Committee on the reorganization of Polytechnic Education ( 7969-1970 ), as Vice Chancellor of the composite Madras University, as a long serving member of its Syndicate, as a member of Parliament and a member of the Legislative Council of Tamilnadu and as chairman or member of countless other State Level and National committees dealing with several aspects of education, Prof. Dr. G.R. Damodaran provided outstanding creative leadership in the post independence era of educational ferment, his search for new directions in the quest for educational relevance and quality led to numerous pioneering contributions, practices and structures such as industry – institution interaction, sandwich programs, autonomy of institutions, semester patterns, continuous assessment, project based teaching, applied sciences programs, interdisciplinary courses and non – formal and continuing education, which are common place today. He was among the first to usher in management education in the South.

Dr. G.R. Dmodaran College of Science and GRD Institutions are proud heirs to the founder’s heirs to the founder’s ideals, values and approaches. His path breaking ideals like relevance, quality, futurism, student centricity, continual updating and responsibility to society from the core of the concerns of the college and direct all its activities and plans. From him the GRD Institutions have imbibed his work culture characterized by dedication, meticulousness and concern for fellow beings, the culture summed up by his favourite credo ‘Work is Worship’.

Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science Admission Details

Admissions to the UG Courses and the 5-year Integrated M.Sc ( Software Systems ) generally commence on the day following the +2 ( Higher Secondary ) results of Tamilnadu ( usually around middle of May) and get mostly completed within 2-3 weeks.

However, candidates from other States may contact the College well in advance (say in May) for prospectuses and to find out the possibility of being considered for admissions even if their results are likely to get delayed. A selection process comprised of Entrance tests followed by Group discussion and / or Interviews makes admissions to the MCA and MBA.

For MBA, MAT score will be considered. Please keep a watch for newspaper notifications for Statewide / All India Common Entrance Tests since a good number of seats in MBA and MCA are required to be filled up under State auspices. An Entrance test for M.Sc ( Biotech ) is generally conducted in June at the College.

For other postgraduate courses ( Social Work, Mass Communication, Marketing Management, International Business, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Computer Science ) the admission starts immediately after the publication of undergraduate degree results ( around middle of June ). Here too, candidates from other States may contact the College early ( say in May ) for prospectuses and to register their names for consideration.

Outstanding candidates may however contact the College up to the end of July for ascertaining the possibility of being accommodated in vacancies, if any, in MBA / MCA and other PG courses.

Continual growth in the quality and range of offerings and activities through the innovative augmentation, updating and modernisation of facilities, faculty and programs.

Courses Offered by Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science

Academic activities at the College comprise undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses ( full time and part time ) M.Phil and Doctoral research programs and non-formal career oriented courses of several levels and durations.

A unique feature of the College is that the curricular course work is backed by a planned series of Guest Lectures, Seminars, Workshops, Industrial visits and Fieldwork. In addition, the students are encouraged and supported to organize an extensive co – curricular program, which includes major Inter Collegiate events.

Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science Programs :

The following programs are offered in the College with English as the medium of instruction.

Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science Post Graduate degree / Diploma Programs :

  1. M.S.W ( Social Work ) Two years – Full time
  2. M.B.A ( Business Administration ) Two years – Full time

    M.B.A ( Business Administration ) Three years – Part time

  3. M.C.A ( Computer Applications ) Three years – Full time
  4. PGDIB ( Post Graduate Diploma in International Business ) One year – Full time
  5. M.Sc ( Computer Science ) Two years – Full time
  6. M.Com ( Inernational Business ) Two years – Full time ( Previously MIB )
  7. M.Com ( Inernational Business ) Two years – Full time ( Previously MIB ) – Addl.Section
  8. M.Sc ( Biotechnology ) Two years – Full time
  9. M.A ( Mass Communication ) Two years – Full time
  10. M.Sc ( Microbiology ) Two years – Full time
  11. M.Sc ( Biochemistry ) Two years – Fulll time
  12. M.Sc ( Bioinformatics ) Two years – Full time
  13. M.Sc ( Information technology ) Two years – Full time
  14. PGDBI ( Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics ) One year – Full time
  15. PGDMM ( Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management) One year – Full time
  16. PGDMS ( Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Systems ) One year – Full time
  17. PGDTM ( Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management ) One year – Full time

Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science Under Graduate Degree Programs :

  1. B.Sc ( Computer Science ) Three years – Full time
  2. B.Sc ( Information Technology ) Three years – Full time
  3. B.C.A. ( Computer Applications ) Three years – Full time
  4. B.C.A. ( Computer Applications ) Three years – Full time ( Additional Section )
  5. B.Sc ( Bio-Technology ) Three years – Full time
  6. B.Sc ( Microbiology ) Three years – Full time
  7. B.Sc ( Biochemistry ) Three years – Full time
  8. B.Sc ( Visual Communication ) Three years – Full time
  9. B.B.M ( Business Management ) Three years – Full time
  10. B.Com Three years – Full time
  11. B.Com ( Computer Applications ) Three years – Full time
  12. B.Com ( Computer Applications ) Three years – Full time (Additional Section)
  13. B.Com ( e-Commerce ) Three years – Full time
  14. B.Com ( Corporate Secretaryship ) Three years – Full time
  15. B.Com ( Information Technology ) Three years – Full time
  16. B.A.( English literature with Computer Applications ) Three years – Full time
  17. B.Com ( Actuarial Management ) Three years – Full time

Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science Research Degree Programs :

  1. Ph.D ( Biotechnology ) Full time & Partime
  2. Ph.D ( Management ) Full time & Partime
  3. Ph.D ( Commerce ) Full time & Partime
  4. Ph.D ( Microbiology ) Full time & Partime
  5. Ph.D ( Social Work ) Full time & Partime
  6. Ph.D ( Communication ) Full time & Partime
  7. Ph.D ( Bio Chemistry ) Full time & Partime
  8. Ph.D ( Computer Science ) Full time & Partime
  9. M.Phil. ( Biotechnology ) Full time & Partime
  10. M.Phil. ( Management ) Full time & Partime
  11. M.Phil. ( Commerce ) Full time & Partime
  12. M.Phil. ( Microbiology ) Full time & Partime
  13. M.Phil. ( Social Work ) Full time & Partime
  14. M.Phil. ( Communication ) Full time & Partime
  15. M.Phil. ( Bio Chemistry ) Full time & Partime
  16. M.Phil. ( Computer Science ) Full time & Partime

Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science Placements

Placement is the lifeline of any institution. The College has a Placement Cell, which helps the students secure placement. Principal is the Coordinator of the Cell and there is a Placement Officer for the specific purpose of taking care of placement and training. The Placement Officer is assisted by Staff Coordinators from various departments to inform the students about the letters coming from companies.

In addition, there are Student Representatives from the final year PG and UG classes, actively involve in planning the placement activities and making the necessary arrangements for Campus Placement drives.

Regular classes for Career Skill Enhancement Program is held to build their skills in Aptitude Test, Communication Skills, General knowledge, Group Discussion etc. to take the students succeed in the Campus Interviews.

The college conducts both on campus and off campus interviews to get the students placed in the companies of their choice. Placement Profiles of the final year students are also prepared to be distributed to the prospective companies.

Resource Persons are called regularly to conduct Seminars and Symposiums on Career Guidance Program to train the students in the interview skills. Some of the companies that offered placement for our students are, Standard Charted Bank, Bangalore, CITI Financials, Chennai, ICICI Prudential Chennai, KGISL, Coimbatore, WIPRO Technologies, Bangalore, HSBC, GE Money, Jet Airways, Air Sahara, Karvy Groups, TCS, IBM, INFOSYS, Bangalore, Accenture, Convergys, NIIT, HCL and Reliance, Bombay.

Efforts are made to tie up with major industries to place our students automatically into their firms.

Dr. G.R. Damodaran College of Science Contact Us

Dr.G.R.Damodaran College of Science
Avinashi Road,
Civil Aerodrome Post,
Coimbatore – 641 014,
Tamilnadu, India.
Tele Phone No. : + 91 – 422 – 2572719, 2576557, 2591863, 2591864,
Fax : + 91 – 422 – 2210187, 2591865,
Email : grdcs@grd.org.