E. Balagurusamy

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Dr. E Balagurusamy
Native name
Elappa Balagurusamy
Other namesEBG
Alma materIIT Roorkee

Prof. Dr. 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,[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.[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. Archived from the original on 10 October 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  2. ^ "State Planning Commission". Spc.tn.gov.in. Archived from the original on 2014-01-04. Retrieved 2014-08-06.
  3. ^ "E. Balagurusamy lists essential qualities of a VC". India Education Review. 2012-04-05. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  4. ^ "Numerous opportunities for successful career: Balagurusamy". The Hindu. 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  5. ^ "NEWSLETTER OF PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONS : FIFTY SECOND ISSUE" (PDF). Upsc.gov.in. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2014-11-22.
  6. ^ "Annual Report". Upsc.gov.in. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  7. ^ "Balagurusamy visits Kancheepuram colleges". The Hindu. 2004-04-04. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  8. ^ Object Oriented Programming with C++ - E Balagurusamy. Mcgraw-hill.com.sg. ISBN 978-1-2590-2993-6.
  9. ^ Programming with ANSI C With V-Labs - E Balagurusamy - McGraw-Hill Education (6th ed.). Mheducation.co.in. ISBN 978-1-2590-0682-1.
  10. ^ "dBase III+ | Macmillan". Macmillan Education.
  11. ^ A Primer by E Balagurusamy. English-Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited. ISBN 978-0-0746-3542-1.