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Distinguished Alumni

Statesman

S. Radhakrishnan

Former President of India

Kirunda Kivejinja Ali

Former, Deputy Prime Minister, Government of Uganda.
Member, Parliament of Uganda

Freedom Fighters, Social Reformers, Gandhians

Konda Venkatappaiah

Raghupati Venkataratnam Naidu

B. Pattabhi Sitaramayya

S. Satyamurti

Nyapathi Subba Rao

K. P. Kesava Menon

K. Kelappan

M. C. Rajah

Kumarappa brothers

S. K. George

Army General

General K. Sunderji

Former Chief of Army Staff

Central Ministers / Politicians

R. K. Shanmugham Chetty, John Mathai, T. T. Krishnamachari

Three of the first four Finance Ministers of India

Prakash Karat

General Secretary, CPI-M

R. Velu,

Minister of State for Railways

Kishore Chandra Deo

Former Member of the Lok Sabha

Governors

Sir Mohamed Usman

Madras Presidency (Acting)

K. C. Abraham

Andhra Pradesh

M. M. Rajendran

Odisha

Chief Minister/Premiers

P. Subbarayan

1926-30

P. Munuswami Naidu

Madras Presidency 1930-32

Kurma Venkatareddi Naidu

1937

Diplomats / Civil Servants / Bureaucrats

K. P. S. Menon

 First Foreign Secretary in Independent India

Sardar

Former Foreign Secretary

A. P. Venkateswaran

Former Foreign Secretary

K. S. Raghunath

Former Foreign Secretary

F. V. Arul

Former Chief Officer Interpol

P.Sabanayagam

Secretary, Education& Culture, Govt of India
First batch of IAS officers -1947

 

Helen David

Former Deputy Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs

T. N. Seshan

Former Chief Election Commissioner

Vijaya Rama Rao

Former Director, C.B.I

T. P. Seetharam

Former Press Secretary, The President of India 

S. Narayanan

Finance Secretary, Government of India
Former Economic Advisor to Prime Minister of India 

K. Matten

Former Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu

Draviam

Former Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu

S. K. Chetttur

Former Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu

O. Pulla Reddi

Former Chief Secretary, Government of Andhra Pradesh

M.Purushottam Pai

Former Chief Secretary, Government of Andhra Pradesh

BPR Vittal

Former Chief Secretary, Government of Andhra Pradesh

Jagatpati

Former Chief Secretary, Government of Andhra Pradesh

Leela K Ponappa

Former Ambassador & Deputy National Security Adviser

P.W.C Davidar

Former Principal Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu

Parliament / Assembly Speakers

P. T. R. Palanivel Rajan

Former Speaker, Tamil Nadu Assembly

A. Easwara Reddy

Former Speaker, Andra Pradesh Assembly

Tambi Durai

Former Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha

Scientists

K. S. Krishnan

Physicist and collaborator with CV Raman

Raja Ramanna

Nuclear Science

E. C. G. Sudharshan

Physicist and winner of Third World Prize

R. Y. George

First Indian Scientist to land on Antarctica

C. P. Ramachandran

Science-Diplomat, WHO

Padmashree Swaminathan Sivaram

Former Director, NCL Pune

Sports Persons

V. Pattabhiraman

Cricketer and Cricket Administrator

R. S. Amrithraj

Athlete and father of well known Tennis players – Anand, Vijay

CF Dywer

Well known sports commentator

Eric (Philip) Prabhakar

Represented India in the 1948 Olympics and a Rhodes Scholar

J. B. Joseph

National Athlete (400 metres) Asian games 1954, 1958

C. D. Gopinath

Test Cricketer

R. Balu Alaganan

Ranji team member and well known cricket commentator

N. Kannayiram

Ranji team member from TN

R. M. Perumal

Ranji team member from TN

E.C.P.Prabhakar

Civil Servant and member of Ranji Trophy Cricketer

Paul Joseph

National Basket Ball Player

K. E. Kaliah

Hockey Team, India

T. Sunder Raj

Represented India in Athletics

P. Sankar

The only Indian to officiate at the FIFA 2002 World Cup in Foot Ball

Businessmen / Entrepreneurs / Industrialists / Executives

D. C. Kothari

Kothari Ltd.

Mammen Mappilai

M.R.F

Suresh Krishna

T.V.S

Vikram Reddy

Nutrine

Jagadish Chandran

Premier Mills

Prakash Kuruvilla

HSBC

Ashok Narasimhan

LT., U.S.A

lndra K. Nooyi

Chairperson, PepsiCo World

Chandrika Tandon

Musician and Entrepreneur

B Muthuraman

Vice Chairman, Tata Steel

Vice-Chancellors

John Mathai

Bombay University

R. Venkataratnam Naidu

Madras University

Mahomed Usman

Madras University

A. Lakshmanasami Mudaliar

Vice Chancellor, Madras University for 26 years

A. Ramaswami Mudaliar

Travancore University, Kerala

C. Ramalinga Reddy

Andhra University

S. Radhakrishnan

Andhra University

Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed

Kashmir University & founder of New College and SIET, Chennai

Govidarajulu

Sri Venkateswara University

D. Sadasiva Reddy

Osmania University

Manavala Ramanujam

Annamalai University

R.K.Shanmukham Chetty

Annamalai University

S. P. Adinarayana

Annamalai University

Chandran Devanesen

North Eastern Hill University, Shillong

M. Abel

Sri Krishnadevaraya University (2 terms)

Legal Professionals

Thambu Chetty

Judge, Chief court of Mysore

Alladi Krishna Swami Iyer

Member, Constituent Assembly

P. V. Rajamannar

Former Chief Justice, Madras High Court

M.Venkata Subba Rao

Former acting Chief Justice, Madras High Court

Bopanna

Former Chief Justice, Karnataka High Court

M.S.Menon

Former Chief Justice, Kerala High Court

Balakrishna Eradi

Former Judge, Supreme Court

Economists

K. N. Raj

Raja J. Chelliah

C. T. Kurian

Media / Journalism / Cinema / Music

M. S. Kamat

Journalist

K. Nageswara Rao

Founder Andhra Patrika

Gemini Ganesan

Cinema actor

Handel Manuel

Music

Ajit Ninan

Political Cartoonist

T. N. Ninan

Chief Editor, Business Standard

Sashi Kumar Menon

Asia Media Foundation

David Davidar

C. E. O. Penguin India

Poets / Scholars

Manjeswara Govinda Pai

Kannada

Srirangam Srinivasa Rao

Telugu

Sachchidanada Hirananda Vatsyayan

Hindi

C.S. Lakshmi (Ambal)

Novelist and Feminist writer

Health / Public Care

Sudarshan Devanesen

Member of the Order of Canada for Community Health

Dayalan Devanesen

Member of the Order of Australia for work among the Aborigines

K. Mani

Nephrologist

Pratap C. Reddy

Chairman, Apollo Hospitals

Christian Leaders / Theologians

V. S. Azariah

First Indian Bishop

K. T. Paul

Former president, Y.M.C.A

P. Chenchiah

Well-known Indian theologian

V. Chakkarai

Well-known Indian theologian

D. G. Moses

Well-known Indian theologian

A. J. Appasamy

Well-known Indian theologian

D. T. Niles

Former officers at World Council of Churches. Geneva

Wesley Ariarajah

Former officers at World Council of Churches. Geneva

Canon Ivor Smith Cameron

One of the Chaplains to Her Majesty, the Queen of England

K. Rajaratnam

Former President, N.C.C.I

Paul Sabapathy

Lord Lieutenant to her Majesty, the Queen of England

Historians

V. Venkayya

Epigraphalogist

K. A. Nilakanta Sastri

Cadambi Minakshi

Sardar K.M.Panikkar

Artists / Painters

K. C. S Paniker