The Senate decides the academic policy of the Institute. It controls and approves the curriculum, courses, examinations and results. There are two Senate subcommittees: the Board of Academic Courses and the Board of Academic Research which work together to assist with the academic administration of the Institute.

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(Office Order Reference IITPKD/RO/2021/018 dated 14/10/2021)


Prof. A. Seshadri Sekhar, Director, IIT Palakkad (Ex-officio)


All Deans of IIT Palakkad (Ex-officio)

All Heads of the Departments and Centres, IIT Palakkad (Ex-officio)

All Professors of IIT Palakkad

Prof. Srilata K, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras

Prof. Subramaniam Ramakrishnan, Department of Chemistry, IISc Bangalore

Prof. Srikanth Vedantam, Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras

Dr. Piyush P Kurur, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Palakkad

Dr. Sovan Lal Das, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Palakkad

Dr. Padmesh A, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, IIT Palakkad

Dr. Athira P, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Palakkad

Dr. Mrinal Kanti Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Data Science, IIT Palakkad

Dr. Manas Kumar Jena, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Palakkad

Dr. Rohit Varma, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, IIT Palakkad

Dr. Amit Kumar Pal, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, IIT Palakkad

Dr. Rahul Choragudi, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Palakkad


All Associate Deans of IIT Palakkad (Ex-officio)

Special Invitees:

Academic Affairs Secretary, IIT Palakkad

Student General Secretary, IIT Palakkad

Post Graduate Affairs Secretary, IIT Palakkad

Research Affairs Secretary, IIT Palakkad


Dr. Ganesh Natarajan (Registrar i/c) , IIT Palakkad

Board of Academic Courses

(Office Order Reference IITPKD/DO/CC/2023/37 Dated October 26, 2023)

Chairperson: Dean Academics

Members: Associate Dean Academics UG, Dean Student Affairs, Dr. B K Bhavathrathan, Dr. Sandeep Chandran, Dr. Anoop A M, Dr. Projjwal Banerjee, Dr. Veena Venudharan, Dr. G. P. Balakumar, Dr. Rositha Kuniyil, Dr. Sahely Bhadra, Dr. Jobin Francis, Dr. Amrita Roy

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Board of Research

(Office Order Reference IITPKD/DO/CC/2023/38 Dated October 26, 2023)

Chairperson: Dean Academics

Members: Associate Dean Academics PG, Dean ICSR

Members: Prof. Jagadeesh Bayry, Dr. Arun C O, Dr.  Supratik Sen Mojumdar, Dr. Srimanta Bhattacharya, Dr. Koninika Pal, Dr. Vijay Muralidharan, Dr. Jayanarayanan C R, Dr. Pramod Kuntikana, Dr. Prithvi Narayan P, Dr. Sarmistha Singh, Dr. Sudarshan R. Kottai.

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