Mr.J. Devadas Nayagam, the Founder Chairman of the Institution is a Post Graduate in Physics from the University of Madras and also a Post Graduate in Education from the Annamalai University. He started his career as a Post Graduate Teacher in St. Bedes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Santhome, Chennai 4 in 1981 and continued in that capacity till 1999. From 1984 to 1994, he was also working in the Loyola College (Evening), Chennai 34 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics. In 1985, he founded the Excel Summer Institute which offered a coaching programme for the Tamilnadu Professional Courses Entrance Examination. The Institute had branches all over Tamilnadu. In 1999, he founded the Magna College of Engineering.

His experience as a teacher and as the Founder - Director of the Excel Summer Institute has given him valuable opportunity to have a first hand knowledge of the learning needs and study habits of a wide cross section of post higher secondary students. This experience has helped him to design the teaching and learning process of the college.

Eureka model contest

Mr.S.Srinivasan, President PDMA, Chairman and Principal during the Eureka Model Contest 2013 organized by IPC

Mr.S.Srinivasan addressing on design and fabrication of innovative projects

Mr.S.Srinivasan awarding the winners of the Eureka model Contest 2013