Prof (Major) Premanathan has recently joined the DCSMAT team as Principal of the Undergraduate programme. Prof (Major) Premanathan is an alumnus of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He was commissioned into the Army Educational Corps. During his 20 years’ stint in the Indian Army, he was posted as Academic faculty at the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune (affiliated to JNU, New Delhi) Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai. He also was Staff Officer (Edn) at Brigade, Sub Area and Corps Headquarters. After taking pre-mature retirement from the Army he worked as Registrar of CWRDM, Calicut, a premier R& D organization, for 8 years. He was Professor & Principal of the MBA program in DCSMAT during 2009-2013. During Sep 2013- July 15 he was the founder-Director of Talent Institute of Management Studies, Edappal affiliated to Calicut University. He was Hony Dean (Academics) of TIMS from Aug 2015 to Jan 2017.
He holds a Masters Degree in Personnel Management from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune. He is a sports buff, an avid reader and loves mentoring.