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   Rev. Fr. Dr. J. PAUL

                                                                                
   Date of Birth 26.03.1950
   Designation Principal & Secretary
   Qualification

B.Sc.,(Maths)
B.Ed.,
M.A., (Eng)
Ph.D., (U.S.A)

    Places of study PUC - St.Joseph's College, Trichy.
B.Sc., Maths - St.Joseph's College, Trichy.
B.Ed., - St.Xavier's College, Palayamkottai.
M.A., English - Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
Philosophy and Theology - St.Peter's Seminary, Bangalore.
Ph.D., - Fordham University, New York, USA
    Area of Specialization Educational Administration
    Educational Ministries

Director, Petit Seminar Higher Secondary School, Pondicherry (1980-1984).

Principal, Petit Seminar Higher Secondary School, Pondicherry (1984-1997).

Doctoral Studies cum Associate Pastor, St.Gregory The Great Church, Harrison, New York (1997-2002)/

Principal and Secretary, Pope John Paul II College of Education, Pondicherry (2002-2007).

Correspondent, Blessed Mother Teresa Model Higher Secondary School, Pondicherry (2004-2007).

Secretary, Archdiocesan Board of Education, Pondicherry & Cuddalore (2002-2006)

Assocaite Pastor, St.Gregory The Great Church, Harrison, New York (2007-2011).

Principal and Secretary, Pope John Paul II College of Education, Pondicherry (2011 to till date).

    Offices held

Founder and first Secretary of Pope John Paul II College of Education, Pondicherry.

17 years of experience as Principal, Petit Seminaire Higher Secondary School, Pondicherry.

Member Academic Council, Pondicherry University (1986-1987).

Member Person, Academic Counsil, (2003)

Resource person, Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University.

Treasurer, Computer Society of India, Pondicherry Chapter (1986).

Secretary, Association of Private Schools and thier management in Pondicherry State (1980-1997).

Board Member, Dental College of Pondicherry (5 years).

Executive Member, All India Association of Catholic Schools and their Management in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry (12 years).

President, All India Association of Catholic Schools, New Delhi (3 years).

Executive Member of Assocation of Matriculation Schools and their Management in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry (12 years).

Board Member, Tamil nadu Mantriculation Board (12 years).

Chairman, Maths Syllabus Revision Committee, Tamil Nadu Matriculation Board.

Member, Committee for the Formation of the Directorate of Nursery and Matriculation Schools (1995).

    Achievements

When he become the principal of Petit Seminaire (December, 1984), there were 3500 students and when he was leaving the school the strength was increased to 6100.

He produced 100% results quit a few times both in Matriculation and higher Secondary. The school got the First few Ranks consistently in the Pondicherry State. It become the number one school in sports and games also.

It was judged as the best institution in sports and games consecutively for many years in the Pondichery region.

By his efforts, in JIPMER Medical College out of 17 seats 8 seats are given to the Petit Seminaire Students.

He was the first person who introduced Computer among Pondicherry Schools. Payroll slip, Fee bill, Rank Card, Transfer Certificate, Processing of result, Publication of result etc., were fully computerized by him.

He organized all private schools and become the first secretary of it. After 15 years of struggle he got Pension, Family Pension, Gratuity and Medical Allowances for the Private school Teachers.

He started the Archdiocesan Coaching Center for Professional Courses in 1984.In this effort he got an outstanding success.

He was the secretary of education from the inception of the Board till today, excepting the year he was abroad for studies. In 1983, the Diocesan Education Committee, the forerunner of Archdiocesan Education Committee, was formed. He was Secretary then. In 1992, the Board was formed and he became the Secretary too.

In 1986, by his efforts Pope John Paul II college of Education was started. First year itself it was given the permanent affiliation by the Pondicherry University.

After taking charge as the Principal, simultaneously he has started the Pope John Paul II school for Excellence for IELTS/TOEFL/GRE/CAT(MBA)/IAS AND NET in the college.

He has made all efforts to establish a model school mainly to train our college teacher-trainees, Blessed Mother Teresa Model Higher Secondary School which was started on 2004.

Due to his strenuous consistent and judicious strivings he has succeeded in securing "A" grade from the NAAC committee which is a historical achievement to Pope John Paul II College of Education since it was the first and the only college in the Union Territory of Puducherry then.

    Contact

Phone Number: (0413) 2292121, 2292123
Fax Number: (0413) 2291063
mail: frjpaul@aol.com