List of Dignified and Popular- Alumnis – Former Students of St.Joseph’s College Trichy Tamilnadu

St.Joseph’s College, Celebrating its 170 years in 2014, has produced a number of geniuses.

The following celebrities have been included in the ‘Role of Honour’ of the college:

Name of the Alumni(Old Student/’Josephite’) / Position Held by the ‘Josephite’

  • Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam/ Atomic Scientist & President of India
Former President of India APJ Abdul Kalam
  • Mr.N Gopalaswamy/Chief Election Commisioner of India
Former Chief Election Commissioner Gopalaswamy
  • Justice A R.Lakshmanan /Judge, Supreme Court of India
Former Supreme Court Judge Justice- AR Lakshmanan
  • Dr. (Fr.) S.Ignacimuthu, S.J. / Vice Chancellor,University of Madras
Former VC University of Madras Dr Fr Ignacimuthu
  • Mr.N.Vittal/Chairman, Telecom, New Delhi
Former Telecom Chairman Vittal
  • Mr.Raja Chelliah /Director,Central Intelligence Bureau(CBI)
Former CBI Director Raja Chelliah
  • Mr.A.X.Alexander , I.P.S./Director General of Police/ DGP, Tamilnadu
DGP Alexander
  • Justice Kalibullah Khan/Judge, High Court, Chennai
Justice Kalibullah Khan

Justice P.Shanmugam/Judge, High Court, Kerala

Dr.L.Kannan/     Vice-Chancellor/VC, Thiruvulluvar University, Vellore

Dr.C.Thangamuthu /Vice Chancellor/ VC, Bharathidasan University, Trichy

Dr.K.Marimuthu / Vice Chancellor,Bharathiyar University,Coimbatore
Prof.V.S.Ramamurthy /Chairman,Board of Governors to IIT, New Delhi

Mr.C.N.Ramadoss/Secretary, Ministry of Health, Union Government of India

Mr.S.S.Vaidyanathan /    Director, Gas Authority of India, Delhi

Mr.P.N.Vittal Dass IRS /    Additional Director General,Revenue Intelligence, Chennai

Dr.T Ramasami/    Secretary,Department of Science & Technolgy, Government of India

Dr.Paul Rodrigues /Director, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research/ IGCAR.

Mr.M.R.R.Nair/     Director, Steel Authority of India/SAIL

Mr.J.Radhakrishnan /Vice-President, Bank of America

Mr.G.P.Muniappan /Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India/RBI

Dr.Ramamoorthy /Neuro Surgeon, Chennai

Dr.Kalyanaraman /Neuro Surgeon, Chennai

Justice Kanagaraj /Judge, High Court, Chennai

Justice Ashok Kumar /Judge, High Court, Chennai
Dr.S.Rengarajan /Director, Indian Space Research Organization/ ISRO, Bangalore

The Following are some of the Notable Alumni of St Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli:-

Name of the Josephite/Position Held:

  • Mr. Subramanyan Chandrasekhar/ Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1983
Scientist Chandrasekhar
  •  Sir Chandrashekhar Venkat Raman/Nobel Laureate, 1929, Physics.
Sir CV Raman
  • Mr.Chandilyan, Tamil writer
Tamil Writer Chandiyan
  • Mr.S.Rangarajan @ ‘Sujatha’-Tamil Writer (Class-mate of Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam)
Tamil Writer Sujatha Rengarajan
  • Mr.Vasanth/Tamil Cinema Director
Tamil Cinema Director Vasanth
  •  Mr.A.E.Manohar (Ceylon Manohar)/Tamil Actor & Pop-Singer
Actor and Singer Ceylon AE Manohar
  •  Mr.Kumaresan Duraisamy / Nepoleon /Tamil Cinema Actor & Minister of State (MoS) for Social Justice and Empowerment in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s UPA-II Cabinet.
Tamil Actor and Politician Napolean
  • Mr.V.Ravichandran /Tamil Actor
Tamil Cinema Actor Ravichandran
  • Mr.Prabhu Solomon/ Cinema Director
Tamil Director Prabhu Solomon
  •  Mr.S.Anthuvan Asokan/S.A. Asokan/ Tamil Actor (Villain)
Tamil Actor S Anthuvan Asokan
  •  Srirangam Kannan / Morsing Vidwan, Carnatic Musician
  • Mr.S.P.Asokan/ Appelate Deputy Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, Cuddalore
SP Asokan

Er. D. Varadharajan/Chief General Manager/CGM of Tamil Nadu Circle of BSNL

Dr. V. Murugesan/ Head Of Department of Chemistry of the College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai

Mr. D.Irudayasamy/Deputy General Manager/DGM of BSNL

Mr.Parthasarathy Rajan/ Accounts & Management, Senior Officer with Securities & Exchange Commission, USA

Justice. S. Ashok Kumar/ Judge, Madras High Court and Andhra Pradesh High Court

Mr. A. J. John/Chief minister of Travancore-Cochin

Mr. G.B. Subramanian/General Manager Southern Region, Airports Authority of India

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