Dr.A.VIJAYAKUMAR, the Principal, PGP College of Agricultural Sciences, is a Former, Dean, Centre for Students Welfare, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. Started the career as Assistant Professor in Seed Science and Technology at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and completed 36 years of service in various capacities as Professor (PG Education), Deputy Registrar (Education) and Professor and Head. As a teacher, offered courses in Seed Technology for all undergraduate programmes. Handled Post graduate courses in Seed Science And Technology and guided 14 M.Sc.(Agri.) and 4 Ph.D students.
Published 76 research papers in National and International journals and authored 12 books. Visited Canada and Tanzania. In recognition of teaching experience, awarded with “THE BEST TEACHER AWARD-2004” by the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and “Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teachers for the Biennium 2007-08” by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.