Academic Director

Education Career


Prof. Dr. C. P. SUNIL KUMAR 
B. Tech (Honours), M. Tech (IIT Madras), MBA, PhD, FIE

Academic Director, SNGIST Group of Institutions
30 years & 7 months experience as Academician & Administrator.
4 years & 25 days experience in Industry.

Academic Qualifications

  • B. Tech from Government Engineering College Thrissur under University of Calicut in First Class with Honours.
  • M. Tech from IIT Madras (Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai).
  • MBA from Annamalai University
  • PhD from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

Professional Journey: Positions Held

  • Academic Director, SNGIST Group of Institutions, North Paravur since September 2021.
  • Principal, Sree Narayana Guru Institute of Science & Technology (SNGIST), North Paravur – December 2020 to September 2021.
  • Principal-in-charge, Dean, Professor & HOD of Government Engineering College, Thrissur – June 1990 to June 2019.
  • Senior Engineer, Travancore-Cochin Chemicals Ltd. (TCC), Government Company, Ernakulam – April 1986 to May 1990.

Experience (Total: 34 years, 7 months, 25 days)

  • 29 years & 1 month in Government Engineering Colleges under Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala.
  • 1 year & 6 months in SNGIST, North Paravur.
  • 4 years & 25 days in TCC, Ernakulam.

Also presently serve as

  • National executive council member, Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi.
  • Chairman, The Institution of Engineers (India) Trichur Local Centre.

Membership in professional bodies

  • Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India) – FIE.
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).
  • Life Member of Solar Energy Society of India (SESI).


  • Recipient of Kerala Govt. State Award as the Best Coordinator of Energy Conservation Clubs.
  • Best paper award in Indian Environment Congress.
  • Recipient of Bharat Gaurav Award.


  • Approved PhD guide/supervisor of Kerala Technological University (KTU).
  • Published 20 papers in International and National Conferences and Journals.
  • Organised 8 Short Term Training/Faculty Development Programmes for Engineering College & Polytechnic College teachers in India.
  • Resource Person for 21 Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) / Short Term Training Programmes (STTP).
  • Participated in 24 STTP/FDP/Workshops and 14 International/National Conferences.
  • Former Secretary of ISTE Kerala Section.
  • Given several Extension Lectures at various institutions on varied topics on Engineering, Management, Energy and Environment.