Centre for Research Consultancy & Publication (CRCP) at VIMS

The research capabilities of Higher Education Institutions need to be strengthened, more so in B –Schools. VIMS proposes to set up a Centre for Research Consultancy and Publication, with a view to promoting research and publications as well as facilitating research scholars to avail the guidance and consultancy service under one roof.


  • The centre seeks to provide scholastic guidance for high quality original research in the academic and industry domains.
  • It is intended to contribute to the body of knowledge in research integrating theory and practice by an empirical approach that benefits the corporate, faculty, research scholars and students.
  • It aims at presenting a cutting edge research from all around the world and thereby to help in enhancing and adding value to the personal learning process.
  • The CRCP will provide a common platform and provide opportunity for individuals, groups, organizations/institutions to encourage their sponsored learners to share their ideas in the learned research colloquium.

Functions /services

The value added facility namely Centre for Research Consultancy and Publication aims at providing the following services :


Facilities Available

The centre strives to advance expert research guidance under the platform of following facilities :

Computers – 10 Computers and 1 server in a separate room.
E. Resources – EBSCO and J – gate.
Softwares – Visual P/s (VPLS ) Model , AMOS , SPSS.



The service of the centre will be made available to those who become members. The membership fee will be as follows :

Life Membership Annual Membership
Corporate Rs.7500/- Rs.750/-
Faculty Rs.5000/- Rs.750/-
Research scholars Rs.5000/- Rs.500/-
PG students Rs.250/-


Centre for Research Consultancy and Publication is proposed to be operated and supported by the entire team of VIMS to provide expert advice in the area of scholastic and industry research. The CRCP team comprise :

Patron Facilitator Coordinator Members
Dr.V.Kulandaiswamy , Secretary , VIMS Dr.A.Valarmathi , Director, VIMS Mr.Sundarapandiyan Natarajan , Associate Professor, VIMS Dr.S.Umamaheswari , Associate professor, VIMS
Mr.Sundarapandiyan Natarajan , Associate professor, VIMS

Services of the external experts will be made available depending on the need, area of specialization and the analytical tool applied. Based on the requirement, monthly research colloquium will be organized, which will be a platform for presentation, discussion and expert advice on the research projects on a stage by stage basis.