The Centre for Bharathidasan Studies was established in 1995. Dr. T.M. Veerasamy was the first Professor & Head of the Centre. Following unfortunate sudden demise of Dr. Veerasamy, Dr. R. Ilavarasu took over as the Head of the centre. After his tenure, Dr. T. Kanagasabai served as the Head. Dr. S.S. Ramar Ilango served as Professor and Head of the Centre from 09.03.2005 to 17.08.2010. Currently, Dr. B. Mathivanan is the Professor & Head in-charge of the Centre.