M.A., B.L., Ph.D.,
Founder and Chairman

Dr. Jeppiaar, a man of success and a wide-angled ideology is the chancellor of Sathyabama University . He is a leading educationist, industrialist, who has left an indelible mark in the field of politics under ex-Chief Minister Dr. M.G. Ramachandran's leadership. With his rich political background he is presently imparting technical education and well known among academicians as a dedicated educationalist and eminent Philanthropist.

He is noted for thinking ahead of times and for his progressive plans that are a unique combination of vision, effective management and the spirit of promoting technical education. He has dedicated himself completely for promoting technical education and to spread knowledge amongst the youth of India. With his insatiable thirst for knowledge he has taken up and completed research leading to PhD in Water resources Management at Anna University Chennai.

He has also served as Chairman of Metro Water Board, Chennai and is serving as an Advocate in Chennai High Court. He is the President of the Tamil Nadu State Self-Financing Engineering Colleges association and was a member of the Legislative Council during late Dr. M.G.R's regime in Tamil Nadu. During this period he served as the chief whip of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

A multi faceted personality, he has clear long term social service plans such as a multi specialty hospital for all groups of society, women care education and multiple social awareness programs. His unique plans of providing food, transport and training for students in job oriented areas are being followed by many engineering colleges. With his diverse experience he is the Founder and Chairman of

  • St. Joseph's College of Engineering
  • Sathyabama University
  • Panimalar Engineering College
  • Panimalar Polytechnic College
  • Panimalar Institution of Management Studies &Computer Science
  • St. Marys School of Management
  • Jeppiaar Engineering College
  • SRR Engineering College
  • Mamallan Engineering College
  • JET International School

He has never failed to stamp his excellence in establishing Industries too. He is the Managing Director of

  • Jeppiaar Mineral Water Pvt. Limited, Chennai
  • Jeppiaar Concrete Division, Chennai
  • Jeppiaar Milk Products Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
  • JET Associates – Jeppiaar Steels
  • Jeppiaar Furnace Division
  • Jeppiaar Cements Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
  • Jeppiaar Fishing Harbour Muttom Pvt. Ltd.