Directors’s Desk

Dr. M. Shanthi


Centre for Plant Protection Studies

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu, India.

Office : +91 422 6611237

Phone: +91 422 6611437

As the Director of Centre for Plant Protection Studies, it gives me immense pleasure to share with you that this Centre is among the front runners and a leader in providing solution-oriented approach for promotion of Plant Protection Studies in the region. Located in the sprawling and lush green campus of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, the Centre is providing world-class educational and skill development opportunities to the youth through state-of-the-art teaching methodologies in Agricultural Entomology, Plant Pathology, Plant Nematology and Sericulture.

Established in April, 1984, the high-end courses provided by the Centre are aimed towards holistic development of students and the enviable success rate in term of employments boasts of many niche positions in both India and abroad. Our faculty members are young and enrich of corporate world experience backed by excellent academic expertise. Excellent infrastructure which includes Modernized instruments, infrastructures, separate laboratory for each specialization and providing online teaching notes and other learning enjoyable and easy to absorb. Apart from the students’ placement committee, dedicated faculty members along with the support of entire faculty fraternity prepare and guide the students for securing placement. 

The institute has earned repute as a centre for quality education for its prime infrastructure tied up with modern equipment’s and a disciplinary environment. An academically strong and committed faculty is the backbone of CPPS. A special mention about our Alumni, who are eminent and hold significant position in their profession in India and abroad. They are a continuous source of inspiration for our regular students. We heartily welcome you to explore a brand new wonderful life and a bright future ahead