Al-Azhar College of Arts & Science

Dr. Somasekharan Pillai - Principal

Dr. Somasekharan Pillai

Designation
Principal
Date of Joining
June 5, 2017
Email
principal@acas.ac.in

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D
University of Calicut (1997)
M.Phil
Mahatma Gandhi University (1989)
M.A English
Kerala University (1982)
B.Sc
Kerala University (1973)

Experience

Porukara CMI College of Advanced Studies, Champakulam

He managed the college administration of 16 teachers and 6 administrative staff and about 350 students. He was responsible for Academic Planning and Student development, selection of teachers, supervision of teachers and academic activities, student counselling and liaising with parents, Convenor of PTA. He discharged the duties of Principal in the absence of the Principal.

Administrative Experience: Overseas (1997-2007) and (2008-2011)

Acting Principal, SM Chung Ching(2008 ~ 2011)

He managed school administration of about 70 teachers 15 administrative staff and 1500 students. He arranged periodic performance evaluation tests and providing detailed feedbacks to students and parents about areas of improvement. He was also carrying out performance evaluation of teachers and office staff

Dean of Studies, SM Chung Ching (1998-2007)

In this role, he was responsible for curriculum design and execution, Planning and development, selection of teachers, supervision of teachers and academic activities, student counselling and liaising with parents. He was the Convenor of School Management Team and used to discharge the duties of Principal in the absence of the Principal

Professional Experience: Kerala (1984-1997)

Associate Professor in English, Postgraduate Dept. of English, NSS Hindu College, Changanacherry Kerala(2007~2008)

He waw delivering scheduled lectures on Literature, Drama and Poetry to BA and MA classes. He was designing and accomplishing seminars for students. He was the Head of Student career development and editorof the College Literary Journal. He was the Co-ordinator SPICMACAY. Also, he was the Member, Board of examiners (PG & UG), MG University, Kottayam

He was on overseas Employment leave for 10 years from 1997 to 2007& 2008 to 2011 as Dean of Studies at SMCC affiliated to Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam

Senior Grade Lecturer in English Language , NSS College, Cherthala, Kerala University(1995-1997)

In this role, he was delivering scheduled lectures to Degree students on English Language and Literature. In addition, he was guiding Student Literary Club activities. District Coordinator of SPICMACAY.

Lecturer, Postgraduate Dept. of English, NSS College, Ottapalam, Calicut University(1986-1994)

As a lecturer, he was delivering scheduled lectures on Drama and Poetry to BA and MA classes and designing and accomplishing seminars for MA English students. Some other roles handled by him include:

Lecturer in English, NSS College, Vazhoor, Mahatma Gandhi University (1984-86)

Summary of Professional Experience