Centre for Research Lab


Centre for Research Lab is established by Pranavam Educational & Scientific Public Charitable Trust (PESPCT)as a research centre under which research support is provided for the scholars pursuing their PhDs. It is fully equipped with sophisticated instruments accessible to all the researchers. The main objective of the CRL is to promote high-quality research in science and engineering disciplines by providing facilities and technical expertise in support of basic and applied research activities. The laboratory promotes scientific thinking and experimental exposure for the faculty and students as well.

CRL is established with the following objectives:

   To serve and support research activities of faculty and students.

   To meet the experimental/ numerical/ analytical / testing needs of government organizations, R & D laboratories, industries etc.

   To provide training for the needy researchers and other technical staff who are desirous of pursuing research.

   To provide technical support and consultancy.

   To coordinate with academic, research-related and scientific organizations to share and exchange technical expertise.

CRL has established a Scientific Affairs & Research Activities to assist Pranavam Educational & Scientific Public Charitable Trust (PESPCT) system to liaison with various aspiring minds to promote inter-disciplinary and co-disciplinary research by coordinating with various agencies. Following are the functions of this CRL:

   To guide and advice CRL authorities regarding various funding resources for the development of PESPCT.

   To suggest measures for improving existing infrastructural facilities both for academic and sponsored research and enhancing research ambiance.

   To assist academic departments of PESPCT to prepare research proposals for various agencies.

   To co-ordinate between aspiring minds and PESPCT regarding research projects and other related matters.

   To identify the areas of research with contemporary relevance and advise the faculty to undertake multidisciplinary projects.

   To monitor and review research activities and suggest measures for improvement if necessary.

   To promote industrial collaborations involving active and mutually beneficial R & D projects.

Ever since this CRL was established, it has been making all-around efforts in promoting research activities in PESPCT, by motivating its members in various disciplines providing them necessary guidance and required directions and creating a conducive environment for undertaking productive research through PESPCT.

In addition to the above functions, the CRL also motivates all institutional faculty members to publish papers in high-quality journals of international repute. Many research Programmes are also organized to teach them the methods involved in publishing quality books and journals.

The mission of the CRL is to increase the quantity and quality of research in PESPCT by advising on strategic research issues, major research areas to be focused on, research core facilities, general issues concerning research infrastructure, etc. CRL gives high priority to research areas in which PESPCT can achieve national and international pre-eminence which will substantively improve the research activities of CRL and take them to the next level.

CRL strives hard to address the issues of society at large which mainly focuses on Science and Technology from time to time. CRL is committed to providing excellence in fundamental and applied research as well as the development of innovative technologies for the future.

Services Offered:

   Workshops on Research Methodology

   Workshops on Research Insights

   Seminars on Publication Strategies

   Workshop on Statistical Guidance

   Workshop on SPSS

Centre :

Name of the Centre: Centre for Research Lab (CRL) - Run under the patronage of Pranavam Educational & Scientific Public Charitable Trust.

Established Year: 2015

Type of the body: Self Supporting Scheme - Funded by PESPCT. The centre is governed by a trust and by-laws of trust.

ISO: The organization is registered with ISO 9001:2015 valid till 2021.
Campus: The Centre for Research Lab has training places at Mugappair and Anna Nagar.

Approving Body: Centre for Research Lab (CRL) runs with the support of PESPCT. The Certificates are given under the title of "The Centre for Academic Excellence (CRL)" powered by PESPCT.

Affiliation: Not applicable

Mode of Programme: Conducted at various Institutions in India

Timings: Flexible timings (Between 9.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m.

Benefits from the courses:

   Enhancement of knowledge in the specific areas of research

   To become knowledgeable Person by augmenting through the research lab

   Career opportunity and succession in the research field of workforce

Full address of the Centre: Centre for Research Lab (CRL) - Under the aegis of Pranavam Educational & Scientific Public Charitable Trust ( An ISO 9001:2015 Certified Trust)

Reg. Office: J-1963, 3rd Street, 15th Main Road, Anna Nagar, Chennai - 600 040. Tamil Nadu, India.

Contact : 91-98844 48821. E-Mail: drmrajaram@yahoo.com