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Department of Human Resource Management – Self – Financing

Department Activities

About the Department

The Post Graduate department of Human Resource Management was established in the year 2008. It is an eclectic two-year program with a multifarious mix of theoretical and practical learning. The course is devised to equip the students with the right skills, knowledge and hands-on experience which makes them industry ready. The department harbours personal and professional development of students through multifaceted features and activities.


  • To teach and professionally train PG students in HRM and related subjects.
  • To impart necessary skills and knowledge relevant for both traditional and modern practices of HRM
  • To facilitate adequate exposure and updating on the current and evolving practices in HR.
  • To train and prepare future HR Leaders to head national and global organizations.


  • To impart a quality and value based education and professional HR training that enables a holistic development in terms of HR competencies, conceptual knowledge and experiential learning compatible to the Institution and Industry requirement.


  • To educate and facilitate professional training of students through multiple approaches that nourish professional competency and self-development.
  • Build a strong interface between HR aspirants and HR professionals though network with Industry and instilling a sense of integrity.

HRD International Study Tour

Every batch of MHRM undertakes an International Study Tour. The students were taken to Singapore in the year 2020. This program helped in giving global exposure to the HR Professionals of tomorrow and helped them to learn the concepts of International Human Resource Management through interaction with the Foreign people and their culture. Students gained greater insights on concepts like GHRM, Challenges of handling a virtual workforce, Insights on Management of Expatriates, Global HR Policies and Cross Cultural Skills. The Industries Visited during the previous year includes
BMW, IBM, Panasonic, HYUNDAI, GE, TATA-NANGING, CTS, TCS, Yakult etc.


Year Nations visited

2016 - 17


2017 - 18


2018 - 19


2019 - 20


2020 - 21


2021 - 22



Students undergo 3 internship namely Service Sector Internship, Manufacturing Sector Internship and Summer Internship. This provides the HRM students an understanding of Industrial Organizations and a practical exposure. Students were sent for Internship not only within India but also abroad. The students learn to recognize and appreciate different work cultures and multitudes of skills of those producing as well as of those responsible for managing such talent. It helps the students to build self-confidence, acceptance and adaptability to unique environments. On the whole, Summer Internship serves as a launch pad for students who wish to begin their career from a professional perspective to learn and succeed wherever they go. Students were placed for internships abroad such as Dubai, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Maldives etc.

Dhrona - Mentorship Programme

DHRONA offers a structured framework for nurturing valuable growth and development through one on one relationships between students and HR professionals who are industry experts. The program fosters personal and professional development. It aims at imparting a quality and value-based education in which the professional HR training allows students to develop holistically in terms of HR competencies, conceptual knowledge and experiential learning that is compatible with the institution’s and industry’s requirements. It helps build a strong interface between HR aspirants and HR professionals through network with industry and instilling a sense of integrity.

Guest Lectures

Guest Lectures have long been known to offer the possibility of enhancing student learning. As part of MA - HRM Course, lectures are provided by wide range of eminent speakers from industries and academia. The purpose is to keep students informed of the trend and applications of HR in real world situations. Guest Lectures convey critical information, history, background, theories and equations those are specific to the topic and important for better relativity. Guest lectures are planned weekly. During the pandemic this was organised as Webinars. Department Organised series of webinars and 75th webinar was organised as International Level HR Conclave inviting eminent speakers across the globe.

Observational Visit

Industrial visits enable students to analyze and understand the ever changing dynamics of the industry. Students are exposed to latest industry practices through industrial visits during their study on regular basis. As a part of the visits students see the work in progress with relevant demonstrations. Employers also interact with the students on topics like career path, job description, the training needed to enter the field of interest and what employers expect from the new recruits. These visits are designed to provide students with first-hand knowledge about the world of work.
Some of the industries visited are:
  • Bosch, Chennai
  • Ashok Leyland, Chennai
  • Infosys, Chennai
  • Hyundai, Chennai
  • Coco Cola, Chennai
  • Brakes India, Chennai
  • Neyveli Lignite Corporate, Neyveli
  • TI Cycles, Chennai
  • ISUZU Motors, Sri City, Andhrapradesh
  • L&T Shipbuilding , Chennai


Conference sessions offer an entry to interact with like-minded prodigies. These sessions are the jumping point for new and interesting conversion. At the department of Human Resource Management, every student will be expected to attend at least one conference during his/her tenure. Attending Conference will provide them to build professional relationship with other professionals in the HR Field.

Best Practices of the Department

  • Every activity of the department has both faculty and student co-ordinators, thereby exposing them to concepts of strategic planning and decision making.
  • All faculties and students are members of various HR Bodies such as NIPM, NHRD, MMA, CHROMA, SHARP, S2S, ISTD etc.,
  • Weekly guest lectures and monthly workshops and International Study Tours to empower students.
  • 3 Internships (Service, Manufacturing and Summer Internships) to help students familiarise with common HR practices.
  • Certifications in NLP and HR Analytics to provide adequate value to the student's professional progress.
  • It is mandatory for the students to take up SWAYAM/MOOCS/Coursera online course of their choice during their course of study.
  • To keep in pace with the the current market trends a new subject “ Artificial Intelligence in HR practices’ has been introduced to the curriculum

Future Plans

  • HR Consultation with MSMEs and Startups
  • Industry research for organisations
  • "Train the trainers"
  • Behavioral Training Programs and designing Modules for Institutions and Corporates
  • Online Diploma on HRM
  • International Student Exchange Programs

Teaching Staff

Mr. M. Balamuralikrishnan M.A., M.Phil.

Head In-charge
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Ms. Veena Lakshmanan

Assistant Professor
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Ms. G. Anoosha

Assistant Professor
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Dr. Sucharitha. K

Assistant Professor
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Mr. Chidambaram

External faculty
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Mr. P. Mathiyazagan Palani, M.S.W., M.D.T.D., NET

Assistant Professor
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Non-Teaching Staff

Ms. A. Juliet



Courses offered by the Department

Post Graduate
  • M.A. Human Resource Management


M.A. (HRM) Download


Time Table

Time Table Download

Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Academic Year 2022 - 2023


Academic Year 2021 - 2022


International Study Tour-Japan

International Study Tour-Japan



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Department Activities

Academic Activities

Academic Activity 2022-2023Download

Academic Activity 2019-2021 Download
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Academic Activity-LDP 2021-2022 Download

Alumni Meet

Alumni Meet 2022-2023 Download
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Notable Alumni Download


Placement 2021-2022 Download
Placement 2022-2023 Download
Placement 2023-2024 Download


Webinar Diamond Jubilee Download


Prospectus 2023-2024 Download


Brochure 2023-2024 Download


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HR Pathrika (2022-2023)





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