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Professor-cum-Deputy Director(Retd.)
Former Dean, School of Language Pedagogy
Founder Head, Centre for Testing & Evaluation, and
Founder Head, National Testing Service-India
   
Central Institute of Indian Languages
(MHRD, Dept.of Higher Edn., Govt. of India),
Manasagangotri, MYSORE-570 006, KARNATAKA, INDIA.
E.mail : ponsubbiah07@gmail.com
   
     
Residential Adress :
No. 1679, 30/7 Main, Hebbal 2nd stage,
(Near Vijayanagar Hampi Circle),
MYSORE - 570 017, KARNATAKA, INDIA.
Tel.(R) : +91 0821-2301545.
Ancestral :
S/o Sri P.Ponnan (Late)
Pethampatti, Sanarpatti (P.O.), DINDIGUL Tq. & Dist.
TAMILNADU - 624 304., INDIA

 
 I. Educational Qualifications

B.Sc-Mathematics, Physics, & Statistics (Madurai University),  M.A- Tamil Lg.& Lit. (Madurai University),
Ph.D-Linguistics : Applied to L2 teaching (MYSORE University)

 II. Professional Training Received

Basic Linguistics (CIIL, MYSORE), Applied Linguistics (MKU, Madurai), Evaluation Methodology & Exams. - Basic, Intermediate, Special Professional Levels (AIU, New Delhi), Manpower Planning in Service Sector (IAMR, New Delhi), Direct Trainers Skill (MPAA, Bhopal), Design of Training (ATI, MYSORE)

 III. Details of Positions Held

Position, Recruiting Agency & Duration

Organisation

1. Post Graduate Tutor &
    Asst. Professor (TNPSC/DCE)
    TN Govt. Edn. Service                               (1975 - 1981)

Collegiate Education Department,
Government Arts Colleges ,
TV. MALAI, RAMNAD, TAMILNADU

  • Language Teaching and other related works for the Graduate & Postgraduate courses.

2. Lecturer/Jr. Research Officer ( UPSC )
     Gr.A.Gen. Central Service, Gazetted       (1981 - 1984)

Southern Regional Language Centre,
CIIL, (MHRD, Govt. of India )
MYSORE - 570 006, KARNATAKA.

  • Lg. Teaching in the L2 context to the TGTs & PGTs from various States / Union Territories of the country • Undertaking Research on Teaching, Learning, & Evaluation • Preparing Instructional Materials • Coordinating Extension Activities viz., Language Environment Studies, Evaluation & Consultancy Programmes, Refresher Courses, National Integration Camps, and Need based Specialized Activities

3. Reader-cum-Research Officer ( UPSC )
     Gr.A.Gen. Central Service, Gazetted        (1984 - 2002)

Central Institute of Indian Languages
( MHRD, Govt. of India )
MYSORE - 570 006, KARNATAKA.

  • Formulating and Executing Research Projects and Programmes. • Developing Instruments of Evaluation in various Indian Languages for different purposes. • Undertaking Job-Evaluation of Teaching Programmes, Instructional Materials, etc. • Imparting of Training/Guidance, and Extending Consultancy. • Coordinating and supervising various academic activities.

  • Achievement : Founder Head of Evaluation and Testing Unit (with independent charge). As a result of an integrated R & D, evolved a Centralised Mechanism called Multipurpose Indian Language Evaluation System (MILES) in order to fulfil the evaluation requirements of the country in any major Indian language for various purposes at different levels of education

4. Professor-cum-Deputy Director ( MHRD)
     (Gr.A.Gen. Central Service, Gazetted)     (2002 - 2010)

Central Institute of Indian Languages
( MHRD, Govt. of India )
MYSORE - 570 006, KARNATAKA.

  • Sharing of official responsibilities as Deputy Director of the Institute • Formulating and Executing Research projects and programmes • Developing Instruments of Evaluation in various Indian Languages for different purposes • Undertaking Job-Evaluation of Teaching Programmes, Instructional Materials, etc. • Imparting Training / Guidance, and Extending Consultancy • Initiating, executing, and supervising various academic activities. Founder Head of the Centre for Testing & Evaluation.
  • Achievement : Founder Head of NTS. Based on 2½ decades of R&D, and as a result of conducting 100s of workshops across the country and producing research materials in various branches of evaluation, formulated the framework for the National Testing Service (NTS) / National Evaluation Organisation (NEO) in pursuance of the provisions contained in the NPE 1986, NPE RC 1990. This multi crore scheme of national importance is being implemented as per the ap proval of the Central Planning Commission and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (language division) by creating 3 Task Groups-one each for Research & Development, Survey & Documentation, and Consultancy & Training along with60 Regional Field Units across 18 States/UTs of the country. The objective is to evolve national & regional norms and to establish bench marks / standards for the courses / programmes of study, Institutions / Depts., and the Individuals' academic requirements at every level of education. For further details, logon Web.: www.ciil-miles.net
 IV. Publications

    A. Authored

  1. An Introduction to Evaluation Terminology : English (xxxi + 287) 3rd edn. 2008,
    (1st edn.1990 / 2nd edn.'02)
  2. Descriptive Bibliography on Evaluation and Testing : English (xviii + 414), 1997
  3. An Advanced Course Reader (for the Non-Tamils learning Tamil as L2) (xxv + 308), 2003
  4. Educational Evaluation : A Conceptual Frame work : English, 2008 (under publication)
  5. Teaching Lang. as L2 : A diagnostic Study w.r.t Vocabulary : Bilingual-Tamil & English, 08 (under publication)

    B. Research, Design,& Editing [under MILES Series]

  1. GFR* for Lang., Lit., & Pers.: Kannada (xx + 169 ), 2002
  2. Assessing Mastery of Language : Kannada (xx + 242), 2002
  3. Assessing Mastery of Literature : Kannada (xx + 367), 2003
  4. Assessing Personality through Language : Kannada (xx + 210), 2004
  5. Assessing Personality through Literature : Kannada (xx + 180), 2004

  6. GFR* for Lang., Lit.,&Pers.: Malayalam (xx + 179 ), 2002
  7. Assessing Mastery of Language : Malayalam (xxi + 438), 2003
  8. Assessing Mastery of Literature : Malayalam (xx + 491), 2003
  9. Assessing Personality through Language : Malayalam, (xx + 188), 2003
  10. Assessing Personality through Literature : Malayalam (xx + 173), 2003

  11. GFR* for Lang., Lit.,&Pers. : Tamil (xx + 165), 2002
  12. Assessing Mastery of Language : Tamil (xx + 357), 2003
  13. Assessing Mastery of Literature : Tamil (xx + 439), 2003
  14. Assessing Personality through Language : Tamil (xx + 306), 2004
  15. Assessing Personality through Literature : Tamil (xx + 288), 2004

  16. * GFR-General Frame of Reference & Glossary

    C. Frame works & Series Editing [under Proficiency Series]

  1. Tests of Language Proficiency : Assamese (xii + 269), 2007
  2. Tests of Language Proficiency : Bengali (xii + 343), 2005
  3. Tests of Language Proficiency : Gujarati (xii + 395), 2007
  4. Tests of Language Proficiency : Hindi (xii + 353), 2005
  5. Tests of Language Proficiency : Kannada (xiii + 262), 2003
  6. Tests of Language Proficiency : Kashmiri (x + 358), 2000
  7. Tests of Language Proficiency : Malayalam (xii + 327), 2005
  8. Tests of Language Proficiency : Marathi (xii + 315), 2008
  9. Tests of Language Proficiency : Oriya (xii + 433), 2006
  10. Tests of Language Proficiency : Punjabi (xii + 263), 2007
  11. Tests of Language Proficiency : Sindhi in Arabic (xii + 231), 2007
  12. Tests of Language Proficiency : Sindhi in Devanagiri (xii + 235), 2007
  13. Tests of Language Proficiency : Tamil (xiii +270), 2003
  14. Tests of Language Proficiency : Telugu (xii + 402), 2003
  15. Tests of Language Proficiency : Urdu ( xvi + 309), 2003

    D. Co-authored

  1. Pre-University Tamil Textbook of Karnataka State, Bangalore, 1989
  2. Tamil ulagam , a Multi-Media Package for Teaching Tamil, IITS, Chennai, 2002

    E. Research, Design, & Editing [waiting for Publication]

  1. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi (Lg. & Lit.) Primary : Hindi / Tamil / Urdu
  2. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi (Lg. & Lit.) Up. Primary : Hindi / Tamil / Urdu
  3. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi (Lg. & Lit.) Secondary : Hindi / Tamil / Urdu
  4. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi (Lg. & Lit.) Hr. Sec. : Hindi / Tamil / Urdu
  5. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi (Lg. & Lit.) Graduate : Hindi / Tamil / Urdu
  6. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi (Lg. & Lit.) Post Grad. : Hindi / Tamil / Urdu
  7. Concept Based Continuum of Graded Syllabi (Lg. & Lit.) Research : Hindi / Tamil / Urdu
  8. Graded Tests of Language & Literature - Bilingual (Primary-Research) : English -Tamil
  9. Assessing the Aptitude : A Conceptual Frame work : English
  10. Assessing the Achievement : A Conceptual Frame work : English
  11. Assessing the Proficiency : A Conceptual Frame work : English
 V. Extension of Research Guidance
  • 4 Scholars are presently working for Ph.D
  • About 50 Doctoral & Post Doctoral Research Scholars of different disciplines (availing monthly fellowships
          from NTS) are getting research guidance for three months every year
  •  VI. Special Recognition
  • Nominated for the following Titles by the American Biographical Institute, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    • Man of the year 1998 - for the contributions made in education
    • Biography included in the 8th Edn. of International Directory of Distinguished Leadership
    • Special Commemorative Medal 1999 - for collective contribution to society
    • Also conferred with an honorary appointment to the Research Board of Advisors 1999)
  •  VII. Academic Presentations & Extension of Consultancy
    1. Resource Person, WS of Principals & Lecturers of RLCs for Adva. Course Readers, CIIL, MYSORE (Oct., 83)
    2. Presentation of paper in National Seminar on 'Radio and Television in Lang. Education, MYSORE (Nov., 1983)
    3. Publication of an Article on lg. teaching & testing in a Tamil Journal, NEW DELHI (July, 1984)
    4. Presentation of working paper in National W.S. on Language Testing, CIIL, BHUBANESWAR (Aug., 1984)
    5. Job Evaluation of Lg. Primers PORT BLAIR, AN. & NICOBAR ISLANDS (Oct.-Nov., 1984)
    6. Review of the Civil Service Exam. Question Papers UPSC, NEW DELHI (Dec., 1984)
    7. Field Evaluation of L2 / L3 Teaching in 15 Districts ANDHRA and KARNATAKA.(Jan.-Feb.,1985)
    8. Presentation of 'Review - Report' on Language Tests ERLC, BHUBANESWAR (Nov., 1985)
    9. Development of Tool / Guidelines for Text book Eval. SIE, at IMPHAL, MANIPUR (Jan., 1986)
    10. Presentation of paper on Programme Evaluation ERLC, BHUBANESWAR (Jan., 1986)
    11. Presentation of a Note on Restructuring Syllabi W.S of PU Board, Karnataka held in MYSORE (Feb.-Mar., 86)
    12. Presentation of paper on 'Issues in Lg. Eval.' in the W.S by AIU at UNIV. OF MADRAS(Apr., 1986)
    13. Consultancy on Item writing to Staff Selection Commission (SSC), NEW DELHI (Sep., 1986)
    14. Eval. of Bilingual Transfer Model Teaching, held at RAJASTHAN, DADRA NAGAR & HAVELI, etc. (since Oct., 86)
    15. Interaction with RIE staff on Language Proficiency, BANGALORE (Nov., 1986)
    16. Language Evaluation - A status study in National Institutions of the NCERT, NEW DELHI (Feb.,1987)
    17. Paper on Evaluation Terms' at Research Colloquium, Jakir Hussain College, ILAYANKUDI, TN (Feb., 1987)
    18. Resource Person representing Evaluation for Material Production, NCERT, NEW DELHI (May, 1987)
    19. Presentation of working paper on Syllabi Restructuring in Eval. context, MADURAI. (Feb., 1988)
    20. Presentation of a Format for Syllabus writing - Karnataka PU Board W.S. at CIIL, MYSORE (March, 1988)
    21. Documented the Exam. Papers of L2 Courses in Indian Lgs. - 13 volumes, CIIL, MYSORE (April, 1988)
    22. Presentation of a Model Tool for Pre-Validating Question Items, CIIL, MYSORE (May, 1988)
    23. Presentation of paper on Language Proficiency, CIEFL Seminar. HYDERABAD (Feb., 1990)
    24. Presentation of paper on Literature Testing, VALLABH VIDYA NAGAR, GUJARAT (Jan., 1991)
    25. Presentation of Reports of Evaluation of In-House Programmes of CIIL, CHENNAI (June, 1991)
    26. General Frame of Reference (GFRs) for Lg. & Lit. Testing, CIIL, MYSORE (During 1991-92)
    27. Guidance to Subject Experts for developing Question Models, MYSORE (May, 1992)
    28. Tools for Evaluating the Indian Language Primers of a Foreign Country, MAURITIUS (Oct., 1997)
    29. Preparation of Multi-Media Package for Teaching Tamil, IITS, CHENNAI (Oct., 1997 - 2001)
    30. Presentation of Paper on Testing in Lg. Teaching Seminar, ANNAMALAI UNIV.,TN.(Dec.,1997)
    31. Presentation of Paper on the Role of a Question-Item, PILC, PONDICHERRY (January, 1998)
    32. Consultancy on Evaluating the Text Books of Tamilnadu at RIE, MYSORE (January, 1999)
    33. Consultancy on Testing for Tamil Virtual University, CHENNAI (April, 2001)
    34. Consultancy on Testing for Tamil Virtual University, CHENNAI (August, 2001)
    35. Consultancy on Testing for Tamil Virtual University, CIIL, MYSORE (May, 2002)
    36. Surveyed the Language Testing activities NCERT / NCTE, NEW DELHI (Nov., 2002)
    37. Consultancy for improving the Tamil tutor CD 'Chemmozhi' by Allenpark Infotech, ERNAKUlAM, (2004)
    38. Delivered a speech for Univ. Teachers-on Credit system at the Dravidian University, KUPPAM (Nov., 2005)
    39. Paper setter for M.Phil courses in Linguistics, Universities in TAMILNADU
    40. Examiner for adjudicating Ph.D dissertations, Universities in TAMILNADU
    41. Delivered a key note address on Effective Teaching, Engaged Learning, CPDD, MOE, SINGAPORE (Sept. 06)
    42. Delivered Inaugural address on Graded Syllabi in Kannada, KARNATAK UNIV., DHARWAD (Sept. 07)
    43. Delivered Valedictory Address in the prog. on Dialect Survey at BHARATIYAR UNIV., COIMBATORE (Sep. 07)
    44. Provided a briefing about NTS at the National Seminar on NKC Report (as a special invitee) at the 82nd Annual Conference of the Vice Chancellors, organised by the AIU, at ANNA UNIV., CHENNAI (Nov. 07)
    45. Briefed about the progress on Hist. Grammar at the TLP Board Meet at ANNA UNIV., CHENNAI (Nov. 07)

     

     VIII. Teaching / Training and Orientation Given to
    1. Graduate & PG students, Govt. colleges,TV MALAI & RAMNAD (June 75-May 81)
    2. Non-Tamil TGTs and PGTs SRLC, CIIL, MYSORE (May 1981-August 1984)
    3. Foreigners of Indian origin-Reunion of France, at CIIL, MYSORE (April 1984)
    4. Material producers in Indian Languages SIE, MANIPUR at IMPHAL (Jan., 1986)
    5. Members of North Eastern Language Society, MYSORE (Sep., 1987)
    6. Chairman and Members of the Board of Studies (BOS), MADURAI (Feb., 1988)
    7. Members of the National Literacy Mission CIIL, MYSORE (July, 1988)
    8. Chairman and Members of Board of Studies (BOS), GUWAHATI (1989)
    9. Language Instructors of LBS National Academy, Mussorie, at MYSORE (Jan., 1990)
    10. Chairman and Members of Board of Studies, S.K.UNIVERSITY, ANANTAPUR (Mar., 1990)
    11. HODs and Sr. Academicians of Lg. Faculties, MYSORE (Dec., 1991-March 1992)
    12. Lecturers / Research Scholars of Ling.& Psychology of various Universities, CIIL, MYSORE (Oct., 1996)
    13. Lecturers of Colleges and University Depts.UGC Training Prog.,ANNAMALAI UNIV.,TN.(1996)
    14. Ex-Trainees of RLCs involved in Language Teaching as L3, MYSORE (1998)
    15. Lecturers of CIIL & its RLCs, University Depts. and Colleges, MYSORE (April, 1999)
    16. Members of the University teachers & CIIL faculty - UGC Ref. Course, MYSORE (Apr.,1999)
    17. Hr. Sec. Teachers & DIET Staff of Pondicherry UT, GOVT. OF PONDICHERRY (Oct., 1999)
    18. Academics of DIETs & SCERTs of 4 Southern States Trg. Course of NCTE, at MYSORE (Jan.-Feb.2000)
    19. Researchers of Lg., Lit. and Ling. of various Universities, CIIL, MYSORE (Feb., 2000)
    20. Members of the University teachers & CIIL faculty - UGC Ref. Course, MYSORE (2000)
    21. The Jr. Res. persons of Eval. Ref. Materials Project., CIIL, MYSORE (Nov.2002 to Mar.2003)
    22. PhD. Scholars of Southern States : Training Program. on Eval. - 1, CIIL, MYSORE (March - April, 2003)
    23. The Junior Resource persons of Eval. Ref. Materials project, CIIL, MYSORE (July. - Dec.,2003).
    24. PhD. Scholars of Southern States : Training Program. on Eval. - 2, CIIL, MYSORE (Jan.,2004)
    25. PhD. Scholars of Southern States : Training Program. on Eval. - 3, CIIL, MYSORE (Feb.,2004)
    26. PhD. Scholars of Southern States : Trg. Program. on Eval. - 4, CIIL, MYSORE (Feb., - Mar.,2004)
    27. Resource persons of CIIL projects : Basic Course in Language Analysis, CIIL, MYSORE (Oct., - Nov. 2004)
    28. Ph.D Scholars of Southern States: Training Program. on Eval. - 5, CIIL, MYSORE (Feb.,2005)
    29. College Teachers - on Syllabus Restructuring : UGC Seminar at Maharani's College, MYSORE (Mar., 05)
    30. Guest Faculty of RLCs of CIIL ; 21 day Training Programme on Eval., CIIL, MYSORE (May - June, 2005)
    31. Teachers of DIETs of Southern States ; Trg Programme on Eval. - 6, CIIL, MYSORE (Jan. 2006)
    32. College Teachers - on Testing & Evaluation in the education at RIE, MYSORE (Jan. 2006)
    33. Teachers of B.Ed Colleges of Southern States ; Trg. Program on Eval. - 7, CIIL, MYSORE (Feb. 2006)
    34. College Teachers - on Testing & Evaluation in Lang. Education at Yuvaraja College, MYSORE (Mar. 06)
    35. Provincial Govt. Education Officers of Govt. of Srilanka, at NIE, COLOMBO, SRILANKA (Sept. 2006)
    36. Scholars working on Language Pedagogy of NLSI summer camp held at CIIL, MYSORE (June 07)
    37. Teachers of MGI, Mauritius on Curriculum Develop. & Textbook Writing, CIIL, MYSORE (Jul.-Aug. 07)
    38. Members of the BOS & Syllabus Review Committee, at IKS, DHARWAD (September 07)
    39. Teachers of High School located in KK District of Tamilnadu, at NAGARKOIL (October 07)
    40. Teachers of MGI, Mauritius - on Testing and Evaluation, MGI, MOKA, MAURITIUS (January 08)

     

      IX. Seminars & Workshops Conducted
    1. Evaluation and Consultancy Programme, ANDHRA and KARNATAKA (Jan., 1985)
    2. Seminar-cum-Workshop on Testing, BHUBANESWAR (Nov., 1985)
    3. Survey on the Study of Language Evaluation, PRASANTHINILAYAM, A.P (Dec., 1985)
    4. IBPM Project on Test preparation in 9 languages, BOMBAY (Feb. - May, 1987)
    5. Project on Lg. Proficiency Tests, CIIL, MYSORE. (from March, 1988)
    6. Workshop on Syllabus Restructuring, MADURAI, TN. (Feb., 1988)
    7. Follow-up Programme on Syllabus Writing, MYSORE (March, 1988)
    8. Workshop on developing Proficiency Tests, CIIL, MYSORE (May, 1988)
    9. Syllabus Restructuring Workshop, S.K. UNIVERSITY, ANANTAPUR, A.P. (March, 1990)
    10. Action for a Centralised System for Indian Language Evaluation, CIIL, MYSORE (From Dec.1991).
    11. MILES R & D : GENERAL FRAME OF REFERENCE

    12. WS for Finalising GFRs for Lang., Lit. & Pers. in Malayalam & Urdu, held at CIIL, MYSORE (Dec.1991)
    13. WS for Finalising GFRs for Lang., Lit. & Pers. in Assamese & Bengali, held at ERLC, BHUB.(Feb.1992)
    14. WS for Finalising GFRs for Lang., Lit. & Pers. in Kannada & Tamil, held at CIIL, MYSORE (Mar.1992)
    15. W.S on Basic Ref. Materials on Eval. in Beng., Kan., Tam. & Urdu, CIIL, MYSORE (Nov.2002 - Apr.2003)
    16. W.S on Basic Ref. Materials on Eval. in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu & Urdu, CIIL, MYSORE (Jun. - Dec.2003)
    17. Workshop for finalizing Kannada, Tamil & Urdu Glossary on Eval. Terms, CIIL, MYSORE (Oct. - Nov.,2003)
    18. WS on developing Basic Ref. Materials on Evaluation in Kannada, CIIL, MYSORE (Nov.2004 - Mar.2005)
    19. WS on developing Basic Ref. Materials on Evaluation in Tamil, CIIL, MYSORE (Mar., - April,2005)
    20. WS on developing Basic Ref. Materials on Evaluation in Urdu, CIIL, MYSORE (March-July 2007)
    21. MILES R & D : TEST CONTENTS

    22. Mastery Testing in Malayalam Language part held at the CIIL, MYSORE (Feb. 1994)
    23. Mastery Testing in Kannada Language part - the first phase at CIIL, MYSORE (Mar. 1994)
    24. Second phase at the Institute of Kannada Studies, Karnataka Uni., DHARWAD (Apr.1994)
    25. Mastery Testing in Tamil Language & Literature parts held at CIIL MYSORE (Apr. 1994)
    26. Personality Testing in Tamil Lg. & Lit. Parts, (Cognitive) held at CIIL MYSORE (Nov.1994)
    27. Mastery Testing in Bengali Lang. & Lit. Parts, held at the NIAS, CALCUTTA (April, 1995)
    28. Personality Testing in Kan. & Mal. Lg. & Lit. Parts, (Affective), held at CIIL, MYSORE (Dec.1995)
    29. Personality Testing in Tamil Lg. part (Affective), held at CIIL, MYSORE (Nov. - Dec. 1995)
    30. Per. Testing in Tam. Lg. & Lit. parts (Psychomotor), held at the CIIL, MYSORE(Mar.-Apr.,1996)
    31. Mastery Testing in Kannada Literature part held at the IKS, K.U. DHARWAD (Oct.- Nov.1996)
    32. Mastery Testing in Mal., Lit. part held at the University of CALICUT (Mar. - Apr.,1997)
    33. Mastery Testing in Malayalam Language & Literature held at CIIL, MYSORE (Dec., 1998)
    34. Mastery Testing in Kannada Language held at CIIL, MYSORE (Jan. 1999)
    35. Personality Testing in Tamil Language & Literature in 2 phases at CIIL, MYSORE (Feb.,Mar.'99)
    36. Mastery Testing in Kannada Literature held at CIIL, MYSORE (Mar.-April 1999)
    37. Personality Testing - both in Language & Literature Kan. & Mal., TRIVANDRUM (Dec., 2000)
    38. Personality Testing in Kannada Language & Literature, CIIL, MYSORE (Oct.-Nov. 2001)
    39. Personality Testing in Malayalam Language & Literature, CIIL, MYSORE (Dec.2001-Jan.02)
    40. Personality Testing in Kannada Language & Literature, CIIL, MYSORE (Dec. 2003-Jan. 04)
    41. MILES Database creation in Tamil, CIIL MYSORE (Mar.2006)
    42. MILES R & D : TEST METHODS

    43. With reference to language examples, held at CIIL, MYSORE- (Nov., 1997)
    44. With reference to Literature examples, I phase held at CIIL, MYSORE (Nov., 1997)
    45. With reference to Literature examples, II phase held at IASE, MADRAS (Jan., 1998)
    46. With reference to language examples, MYSORE (Nov.1998 - Apr., 1999)
    47. Preliminary Meeting on Developing a Road Map for Online Testing, CIIL, MYSORE.(Nov.,2001)
    48. Field Tryout Graded Test Administration in 4 regions, TAMILNADU & PONDICHERRY (Nov.,2002)
    49. W.S. for preparing Graduate Level Tests in Lang. & Lit., Phase-I, MYSORE(Mar.- Apr.,2001)
    50. W.S. for preparing Graduate Level Tests in Lang. & Lit., Phase-II, MYSORE (Nov. - Dec., 2001)
    51. MILES Application and Web development (WS mode project), CIIL, MYSORE (June, 04 onwards)
    52. WS on a. finalising Graded Tests Primary to Hr. Secondary : Phase I, CIIL, MYSORE(June,'04)
    53. b. finalising Graded Tests Primary to Hr. Secondary : Phase II, CIIL, MYSORE (Sep., 2004)

    54. WS on a. finalising Graded Tests Graduate to Research : Phase I, CIIL, MYSORE (Oct., 2004)

      b. finalising Graded Tests Graduate to Research : Phase II, CIIL, MYSORE (Nov., 2004)

    55. WS on developing Item categories, types, & techniques, CIIL, MYSORE (Mar. 2005)
    56. WS on a. preparation of Graded Tests Graduate to Research : Phase I, CIIL, MYSORE (June, 2005)
    57. b. finalisation of Graded Tests Graduate to Research : Phase II, CIIL, MYSORE (Dec., 2005)

    58. WS on a. preparation of Graded Tests Primary to Hr. Secondary : Phase I, CIIL, MYSORE (Sept.- Oct., 2005)
    59. b. finalising of Graded Tests Primary to Hr. Secondary : Phase II, CIIL, MYSORE (Dec., 2005)

    60. WS on a. preparation of L2 Test for Basic course : Phase I, CIIL, MYSORE (May - June, 2006)
    61. b. preparation of L2 Test for Intermediate & Advanced : Phase II, CIIL, MYSORE (June - July, 06)

      MILES R & D : TEST PURPOSES

    62. Graded Syllabus field testing (Tamil) in 4 Regions of T.N. & PONICHERRY (March 2003)
    63. Graded Syllabus field testing (Tamil) in 4 Regions of T.N. & PONICHERRY (April 2003)
    64. Graded Syllabi of Lang. & Lit. Courses, Strategy Meeting /WS, CIIL, MYSORE (July 2003)
    65. Meeting of Multi-Disciplinary Committee for assessing MILES work/NTS, CIIL, MYSORE (Feb.2004)
    66. WS for Review & Finalisation of Terminology parallel of Eval. & GFR in Hindi, CIIL, MYSORE (Mar. 07)
    67. WS for Review & Finalisation of Terminology parallel of Eval. & GFR in Urdu, CIIL, MYSORE (Mar. 07)
    68. WS for Draft formulation of Con. Based Continuum of Grad. Syllabi : Phase I, CIIL, MYSORE (Jun. 07)
    69. WS for Draft formulation of Con. Based Continuum of Grad. Syllabi : Phase II, CIIL, MYSORE (Jul. 07)
    70. WS for Draft formulation of Con. Based Continuum of Grad. Syllabi : Phase III, CIIL, MYSORE (Jul. 07)
    71. WS on Dimensions of Lang. & Lit. for CCGS in 7 levels of education : Phase I, CIIL, MYSORE (November 07)
    72. WS on Dimensions of Lang. & Lit. for CCGS in 7 levels of education : Phase II, CIIL, MYSORE (January 08)
    73. WS on Concept based Continuum of Graded Syllabi, CIIL, MYSORE (First week of June 2008)
    74. WS on Concept based Continuum of Graded Syllabi, CIIL, MYSORE (Last week of June 2008)
    75. II Phase of WS on Concept based Continuum of Graded Syllabi (4 days), CIIL, MYSORE (July 2008)
    76. TESTS OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

    77. Seminar on Language Proficiency, CIIL, MYSORE (Nov., 1999).
    78. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Proficiency in Kashmir, & Urdu, CIIL, MYSORE (2000 - 2001)
    79. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Proficiency in Kannada, & Tamil, CIIL, MYSORE (2000 - 2001)
    80. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Prof. in Oriya & Telugu, CIIL, MYSORE (Feb.- Mar., 2003)
    81. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Proficiency in Hindi, CIIL, MYSORE (Jan., 2004)
    82. WS on a. finalising Tests of Proficiency in Malayalam, CIIL, MYSORE (Dec.,2004)
    83. b. finalising Tests of Proficiency in Bengali, CIIL, MYSORE (Dec., 2004 - Jan., 2005)

    84. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Proficiency in Assamese, CIIL, MYSORE (Mar., 2006)
    85. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Proficiency in Marathi, CIIL, MYSORE (Mar.- Apr., 2006)
    86. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Proficiency in Gujarati, CIIL, MYSORE (May, 2006)
    87. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Proficiency in Punjabi, CIIL, MYSORE (June., 2006)
    88. Workshop on L2 testing in Kannada & Tamil : Phase I, CIIL, MYSORE (May-June 2006)
    89. Workshop on L2 testing in Kannada & Tamil : Phase II CIIL, MYSORE (June-July 2006)
    90. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Proficiency in Sindhi, CIIL, MYSORE (Aug. 2006)
    91. Workshop on finalizing Tests of Proficiency in Marathi, CIIL, MYSORE (Mar-June 2007)
    92. CLASSICAL TAMIL SCHEME

    93. Coordinated 3 Sessions of First National Consultative Meeting on Classical Tamil, CHENNAI (Nov. 05)
    94. Coordinated First PAC Meeting on Historical Grammar of Tamil, ANNAMALAINAGAR (Feb. 2006)
    95. Coordinated Second PAC Meeting on Historical Grammar of Tamil, ANNAMALAINAGAR (Oct. 2006)
    96. NATIONAL TESTING SERVICE-INDIA

    97. WS 1 : To identify suitable candidates for JRPs / RPs (Acad.) : Phase I , CIIL, MYSORE (Dec. 2006)
    98. WS 2 : To identify suitable candidates for JRPs / RPs (Acad.) : Phase II, CIIL, MYSORE (Dec. 2006)
    99. WS 3 : To identify suitable candidates for JRPs (Tech.), CIIL, MYSORE (January 2007)
    100. WS 4 : To identify suitable candidates for Assistants (A/G/F) , CIIL, MYSORE (January 2007)
    101. 1st Interview with Prof. Amrik Singh on Language Teaching and Testing, CIIL, MYSORE (Jan. 2007)
    102. 2nd Interview with Prof. Amrik Singh on Language Teaching and Testing, CIIL, MYSORE (Jan. 2007)
    103. 3rd Interview with Prof. Amrik Singh on Language Teaching and Testing, CIIL, MYSORE (Jan. 2007)
    104. 1st meeting to discuss the topics for developing modules on Testing & Eval., CIIL, MYSORE (Feb.07)
    105. 2nd meeting to discuss the topics for developing modules on Testing & Eval., CIIL, MYSORE (Feb.07)
    106. 3rd meeting to discuss the topics for developing mod. on Testing & Eval., CIIL, MYSORE (Feb.,2007)
    107. WS 5 : To identify suitable candidates for Officer (A/G/F), CIIL, MYSORE ( March 2007)
    108. WS for developing Acad. Scripts for Doc. Films on Testing & Evaluation, CIIL, MYSORE (Mar. 07)
    109. 1st meeting to scrutinise the synopses for Training mod. on Testing & Eval., CIIL, MYSORE (Apr.07)
    110. WS reg. development of Doc. Film producers on Testing & Eval: Phase I, CIIL, MYSORE (Jun. 07)
    111. WS reg. development of Doc. Film producers on Testing & Eval. : Phase II, CIIL, MYSORE (July 07)
    112. I Interactive meet for preparation of Training Mod. on Testing & Eval., NITTTR, CHENNAI (Aug. 07)
    113. Combined WS for deciding Doc. Film producers on Testing & Eval., CIIL, MYSORE (Aug. 07)
    114. II Interactive meet for preparation of Training Mod. on Testing & Eval., JNU, NEW DELHI (Aug. 07)
    115. 2nd meeting to scrutinise the synopses for Training Mod. on Testing & Eval., CIIL, MYSORE (Oct. 07)
    116. I Review Meeting of NTS on Testing and Evaluation, MHRD, NEW DELHI (Nov. 2007)
    117. WS 6 : To identify suitable candidates for CRPs / SRPs (Acad.), CIIL, MYSORE (Nov. 2007)
    118. WS 7 : To identify suitable candidates for RPs / JRPs (Acad.), CIIL, MYSORE (Dec. 2007)
    119. WS 8 : To identify suitable candidates for Messenger / Helper, CIIL, MYSORE (Dec. 2007)
    120. III Interactive meet for preparation of Training Modules on Testing & Eval. , CIIL, MYSORE (Dec. 07)
    121. NTS : Symposium-1 on Aptitude, Achievement, & Proficiency Conc., held in CIIL, MYSORE (Dec. 07)
    122. IV Interactive meet on Training Modules in Testing & Eval. , CIIL, MYSORE (January 2008)
    123. WS on Concept based Continuum of Graded Syllabi, CIIL, MYSORE (January 2008)
    124. IV Interactive meet on Training Modules in Testing & Eval. , CIIL,MYSORE (Jan.08)
    125. Pre Convention Meeting on Testing & Evaluation for Urdu, AMU,ALIGARH (Jan.08)
    126. WS-cum-Training Program on 'Testing, Assessment, and Evaluation',Tamil University, THANJAVUR (Feb. 08)
    127. International Seminar 'Evaluation of Tamil Text Book : A Global Perspective',Tamil Univ.,THANJAVUR (Feb. 08)
    128. Pre Convention Meeting on Testing & Evaluation for Tamil,Tamil University, THANJAVUR (March 2008)
    129. WNational Seminar and Workshop on Language Pedagogy, Gauhati University, GAUHATI (March 2008)
    130. Second National Convention on Testing & Evaluation (Tamil), amil Univ., THANJAVUR (Mar.-Apr. 08)
    131. Doctoral and Post Doctoral Screening Committee Meeting, CIIL, MYSORE (May 2008)
    132. Pre Convention Meeting on Testing & Evaluation for Hindi,DELHI (June 2008)
    133. Visit to National Assessment and Accreditation Council and IIM-Bangalore, BANGALORE (June 2008)
    134. II Pre Convention Meeting on Testing & Evaluation for Hindi, CHI,AGRA (June 2008)
    135. Workshop for awarding Doctoral & Postdoctoral Fellowships, CIIL, MYSORE (July 2008)
    136. 2nd round of Scrutiny Committee Meeting for module synopses, CIIL,MYSORE (August 2008)
    137. 2 day Workshop of Module Presentation, CIIL,MYSORE (September 2008)
    138. Scrutiny Committee Meeting to finalise the proposals for GIA of NTS, CIIL, MYSORE ( October 2008)
    139. III Interactive meet for preparation of Training Modules on Testing & Eval., CIIL,MYSORE (Oct. 2008)
    140. 3 Month NTS-Workshop for the Research Scholars, CIIL,MYSORE (October 2008 - January 2009)
    141. Workshop for finalising the SRP position on foreign service terms / deputation, CIIL,MYSORE (Oct. 2008)
    142. Pre-convention Meeting with RDs of CHI-Delhi & CHI-MYSORE at CIIL,MYSORE (October 2008)
    143. Interactive Meeting for the proposals of the GIA scheme of NTS, CIIL,MYSORE (November 2008)
    144. NTS : REGIONAL FIELD UNITS (RFUs)

    145. Introductory Meeting of the Representatives of RFUs, CIIL, MYSORE (February 2008)
    146. Introductory Meeting of the Representatives of the RFUs, CIIL, MYSORE (March 2008)
    147. Introductory Meeting of the Representatives of the RFUs, CIIL, MYSORE (April 2008)
    148. RFU Inauguration & Orientation Programme, National College, TRICHY (July 2008)
    149. RFU Inauguration & Orientation Programme, Sona College of Education., SALEM (August 2008)
    150. Discussion with RFU Co-ordinators of Maharishi Vidya Mandir, CIIL, MYSORE (August 2008)
    151. RFU Inauguration & Orientation Prog. Uma Maheshwara Hr. Sec. School, Karanthai, THANJAVUR (Sep. 08)
    152. RFU Inauguration & Orientation Programme, Jaya College of Education, CHENNAI (Sep. 2008)
    153. RFU Inauguration & Orientation Programme, Eram College, LUCKNOW (November 2008)
    154. RFU Inauguration & Orientation Programme, Kanya Mahavidhyalaya Intercollege, KANPUR (Nov. 08)
    155. RFU Inauguration & Orientation Programme, Ewing Christian College, ALLAHABAD (Nov. 2008)
    156. RFU Inauguration & Orientation Prog., PSG College of Arts and Science, COIMBATORE (Dec. 2008)
    157. TEST FRAMES

    158. WS on Aptitude, Achievement, & Proficiency Tests, CIIL, MYSORE ( June 2008)
    159. One day meeting with the Documentary Producer on Aptitude Test, CIIL, MYSORE ( June 2008)
    160. II Phase WS on Aptitude, Achievement, & Proficiency Tests, CIIL, MYSORE (July 2008)
    161. One day meeting with the Documentary Producer on Proficiency Test, CIIL, MYSORE (August 2008)
    162. III Phase WS on Aptitude, Achievement, & Proficiency Tests, CIIL, MYSORE (November 2008)
    163. IV Phase WS on Aptitude, Achievement, & Proficiency Tests, CIIL, MYSORE (December 2008)
    164. NTS : INTERACTIVE MEET ( with Special Invitees / Visitors )

    165. Discussed & briefed about NTS to Prof. Amrik Singh, Secretary General, AIU, NEW DELHI (January 2007)
    166. Discussed & briefed about NTS to Dr. R.Chidambaram,Principal Scientific Advisor to GOI,NEW DELHI(May 08)
    167. One day Interactive meeting on Evaluation Perspectives with Dr. E. Annamalai, Yale Univ., USA (Aug. 08)
    168. Two day Interactive meeting on NTS with Prof. Mohd. Akhtar Siddiqui, Chairperson, NCTE, DELHI (Nov. 08)
    169. Two day Interactive meeting on NTS with Dr. P.A. Ramaiah, IAS, TRB, CHENNAI (Nov.2008)
    170. Two day Interactive meeting on NTS with Prof. S. Ramachandran, VC, Univ. of Madras, CHENNAI (Dec.08)
    171. Two day Interactive meeting on NTS with Prof. Anandakrishnan, Chairman, IIT KANPUR & RAJASTAN (Dec. 08)
    172. Two day Interactive meeting on NTS with Prof. Abdul Azis, VC, Aligarh Muslim University, ALIGARH (Dec. 08)
    173. Two day Interactive meeting on NTS with Prof. Ved Prakash, VC, NUEPA, NEW DELHI (Dec. 08)
    174. Two day Interactive meeting on NTS with Prof. H.A. Ranganath, Director, NAAC, BANGALORE (Jan. 2009)
    175. Two day Interactive meeting on NTS with Prof. Jacob Tharu,Former Prof. of Eval.,CIEFL,HYDERABAD(Jan.09)
     X. Administration & Supervisory Activities
    1. Member, NSS Advisory Committee, TIRUVANNAMALAI, TAMILNADU (1979)
    2. Officer I/c, College Students Hostel, RAMANATHAPURAM, TAMILNADU (1981)
    3. Leading the Teacher Trainees for Lang. Environment study, TN & PONDICHERRY (Jan.1982 & Jan.1983)
    4. Organising Faculty, Refresher Course for ex-trainees, PONDICHERRY (May 1983)
    5. Organising Faculty, National Integration Camp for ex-trainees & their students, PONDICHERRY (Dec., 1983)
    6. Incharge of Terminal Examinations of the SRLC, MYSORE (Jan. 1984)
    7. Institute representative at the Inter - Govt.Contact Programme, MAHARASHTRA, PUNE (July 1985)
    8. Acad. Supervisor, Inst.'s Project on Classified State Bibliography of Ling. Reserach in Indian lgs. (1985-86)
    9. State Guest on behalf of CIIL to Govt. of TN as scholars of Tamil from other states, MADURAI, TN (Apr. 86)
    10. Liaison Officer for SC/STs, OBCs, PHs & Ex-Serviceman at the Institute (1993-2004)
    11. Overall I/c & Supervision of Training Courses on Evaluation (Mar. 03, Jan.04, Feb.04, Mar. 04, Feb.05)
    12. Chairman / Member, for various Selection / Acad. Committees in CIIL & other Institutions (since 1984)
    13. a. Chairman, Staff Selection for DOE funded Project of the Institute

      b. Member, DPC/Selection Committee, DFRL (DRDO), MYSORE

      c. Member, DPC/Selection Committee, Kendriya Vidyalaya, DFRL, MYSORE

      d. Member, DPC/Selection Committee, CIIL, MYSORE (upto 2000)

      e. Member, High Level Enquiry Committees on admission of fake teachers, SRLC & NRLC (Jun.98)

      f. Chairman / Member, Publication committee, CIIL, MYSORE (1996-98)

      g. Member, Selection of Persons for House Keeping, Garden Maintenance, etc., CIIL

    14. Representative member of CIIL in an Orientation Seminar for L.Os, NIPA, BANGALORE (Nov. 2001)
    15. Representative member of CIIL in the Governing Council of the IITS, CHENNAI (2002)
    16. Representative member of CIIL in National Language Conference, Chennai (April 2003)
    17. Member, Selection Committee for Academic positions, GUJARAT UNIV. AHMEDABAD (Nov., 03)
    18. Representative member of CIIL in the Governing Council of the IITS, CHENNAI (2003)
    19. Rep. member of CIIL for evolving Collaboration details with Gujarat Univ.(Ling.Dep)at CIIL,MYSORE(Oct.,04)
    20. DD Incharge of Libraries of CIIL, MYSORE (2004)
    21. DD Incharge of Printing Press, CIIL, MYSORE (2004 - 2005)
    22. DD Incharge of Faculty Improvement Programme (FIP) of CIIL & RLCs, MYSORE (2004 - 2007)
    23. Member, Selection Committee for the Sr. Positions in the Classical Tamil Project, CIIL, MYSORE (Feb. 2006)
    24. Member, Expert Committee for selection of Professors under CAS, SV UNIV., TIRUPATI (Jul. 2006)
    25. Member, Expert Committee for selection of Professors under CAS, TAMIL UNIV., TANJAVUR (Oct. 2006)
    26. Member, Expert Committee for selection of Professors under CAS, TAMIL UNIV., TANJAVUR (Nov. 2006)
    27. Member,Classical Tamil Committee on Financial Assistance to Research Projects, CIIL, MYSORE (Nov. 2006)
    28. Founder Head , Academic Unit / Centre for Testing & Evaluation of CIIL, MYSORE (1984 onwards)
    29. Founder Head , NTS-India (a scheme of the MHRD, GOI) at CIIL, MYSORE (2006 onwards)
    30. Dean , School of Language Pedagogy, CIIL, MYSORE (2007 onwards)
    31. Grievances Officer for the Institute and its Regional Centres, CIIL, MYSORE (2007 onwards)
      RLCs:MYSORE (Kar.), Pune (Mahar.), Bhubaneshwar (Orissa), Patiala (Punjab), Solan (H.P), Lucknow (U.P), & Guwahati (Assam)
    32. Chairman, Purchase Committee for CIIL, & its RLCs - 2008 onwards
    33. As the founder Head of NTS, a no. of RFUs have been established across 18 states of the country
      viz., Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachala Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarkhand, West Bengal
    34. Created & maintained the Centre's Websites : www.ciil-miles.net by inducting & training a group of young engineers. The other website www.ciil-ntsindia.net is waiting to be launched.
    35. Created & maintained the NTS Monthly News Letter (currently reaching about 7000 academics & would be 10000 by March 2009)

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