Dr.V.Gopalakrishnan is a Gold Medalist in his Post Graduate Course (M.Com) in the year 1979 and joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration, Aditanar College of Arts & science, Tiruchendur. He became the Head of the Department of Commerce during the year 1982-83 and worked in the College for 36 Years. He acquired his Doctorate in Commerce in the year 1991 from Madurai Kamaraj University and has completed one Minor Research Project funded by UGC.  He was a recognized Research Guide for Ph.D. Programme in Commerce of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University and has guided M.Phil. Scholars in various Universities.  He has published fifteen research papers in various reputed journals. One Scholar has been awarded Ph.D degree under his guidance and three Scholars have submitted their Thesis. He has served as  Course Director for more than 20 guidance courses of UGC- NET/SET examinations and also served as Resource Person for many guidance courses of various competitive examinations conducted by Sivanthi Academy.  He served as Principal in Aditanar College of Arts & Science from January 2010 to May 2015. He assumed charge as Secretary of our College on 03.08.2015.