E. Balagurusamy

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E. Balagurusamy
Native name Elappa Balagurusamy
Born Karur, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Other names EBG
Alma mater IIT Roorkee

E. Balagurusamy is an Indian educator, engineer and author. He is currently the Chairman of EBG Foundation in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India and the President of the Coimbatore Academy of Sciences.


Balagurusamy served as a Member (Education),[1] Planning Commission of the Tamil Nadu Government July 2011.[2][3][4]

From December 2006 to May 2010, Balagurusamy was an appointed Member of the Union Public Service Commission,[5][6] a Constitutional Body established under the Article 315 of the Constitution of India for rendering advice to Government of India on matters related to recruitment, promotion and disciplinary cases related to different central civil services. In 2004 he was Vice-Chancellor of Anna University, Chennai.[7] He visited Nellore in 2010 to attend swanrabharat trust's event accompanied by Shri Venkaiah Naidu Balagurusamy holds an ME (Hons) in Electrical Engineering, Ph.D in Systems Engineering, both from IIT Roorkee, and a Diploma in Education from U.K.[clarification needed] He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India).[citation needed]

Selected books[edit]

  1. Object Oriented Programming with C++ [8]
  2. Programming with ANSI C With V-Labs [9]
  3. dBase III+: A Guide and Workbook[10]
  4. Programming With Java[11]


  1. ^ "Tamil Nadu govt's e-guides that limit learning". IBNLive. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "State Planning Commission". Spc.tn.gov.in. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 
  3. ^ "E. Balagurusamy lists essential qualities of a VC". India Education Review. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 
  4. ^ "Numerous opportunities for successful career: Balagurusamy". The Hindu. 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 
  5. ^ "NEWSLETTER OF PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONS : FIFTY SECOND ISSUE" (PDF). Upsc.gov.in. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Annual Report". Upsc.gov.in. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Tamil Nadu News : Balagurusamy visits Kancheepuram colleges". The Hindu. 2004-04-04. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 
  8. ^ "Object Oriented Programming with C++ - E Balagurusamy". Mcgraw-hill.com.sg. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "Programming with ANSI C With V-Labs - E Balagurusamy - McGraw-Hill Education". Mheducation.co.in. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "dBase III+ | Macmillan". Macmillaneducation.in. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 
  11. ^ A Primer by E Balagurusamy. English-Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited.