Dr. P.Chitra

Head of the department | Professor
  • Qualification: M.Sc, M.Phil, PGDCA, PGDBI, Ph.D
  • Experience: 26 Years
  • Email: hod-biochem@srcw.ac.in
  • Orcid ID : 0000-0003-4316-549X
    Vidwan ID : 131549

Education Profile

Dr.P.Chitra received her Ph.D degree in Biochemistry from Avinashilingam University in the year 2010. She holds dual PG diploma degree in Computer Applications and Bioinformatics. She received her M.Phil degree in the year 1992 and M.Sc degree in the year 1991 in Biochemistry from Avinashilingam University. She received her B.Sc degree in Biochemistry from Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore in the year 1989.

Teaching Experience

26 Years

Academic Roles
  • Criteria VII Co-ordinator
  • Health Club Convenor
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Phytopharamceuticals
  • Environmental Science
Book Published

“A Guide to Diabetes care”.


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Academic & Research Profile

She has attended UGC sponsored refresher courses conducted by Bharathiar University and UGC training Programme, TOT (Training of Teachers) for SIP (Student Induction Programme) at Hyderabad. She has attended several conferences, workshops, symposiums, seminars, FDP and training programmes. Served as a member and Chairperson in board of studies of Bharathiar University, PSG College of Arts and Science, Periyar University, Rathnavel Subramaniam College of Arts & Science and Vellalar College for Women. Has acted as a scrutinizer and Question paper setter for several colleges and Universities. Has acted as a Convenor and Member of Inspection Commission for B.Sc and M.Sc. Biochemistry courses in colleges under Bharathiar University. She had been a resource person at SNR Sons College, TNAU, KG College, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, CBNR and Michael Job College of Arts & Science for Women. Had served as a Senate member of Bharathiar University and College Committee member.

Her research area includes Clinical Biochemistry, Phytopharamceuticals and Environmental Science. She has about 25+ research papers published and presented in National and International Journals and Conferences. Has authored a book on “A Guide to Diabetes care”. She has also worked in ICMR sponsored project and has also received research funding assistance from TNSCST research scheme. Has acted as a Chair person for International conferences. Has guided 12 M.Phil Scholars and currently guiding 4 Ph.D scholars. Has been an external expert for Doctoral Committee of several colleges. She is a life member of RSSDI- Research Society for the study of Diabetes in India and a fellow member of Indian Academic Researchers Association.