K. Narayanan

K. Narayanan

Sr. System Programmer/Manager


K Narayanan is working as Senior System Manager and at present, he is also Head of CSC IIT Delhi. His interest has been majorly in the area of Databases, System Design, helping organization in achieving automation at back-office of the Institute and also has a keen interest in the website development process. He has more than 30 years of experience in the system development process using various technologies. Presently, he is leading a mission-critical project of ERP of IIT Delhi. Already, IIT Delhi has an ERP system working for the past 25 years. The motto of the new project is to convert the existing system from Ingres to new Gen-Next system with all capabilities that are required in modern ERP. Other than ERP, He also leads the website project of the Institute where the revamping the IIT Delhi main website as well as departmental CSC website is underway. It would also set the standard for developing various websites in the Institute.

Professional Mission

  • To Develop a comprehensive cost-effective ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) product for managing educational institutions and academic processes which can fit into any of Higher Education Technical Institution and Management Education Institution with ease of technology handling, minimal, easily available technical manpower resource and using open source.
  • To setup a vibrant IT team having sound technical skills in the area of JAVA technologies, System administration, Website development, AI & ML, Database structure, Cyber Security which any organization would be proud of.
  • To Develop many utility applications which would make the organization well-equipped to run their business process efficiently.
  • To set-up, an exemplary Institute Website as well as the trend for making websites for various stakeholders that is planned to implement for the CSC website along with the implementation of all security standards for a modern website.
  • To lookout to implement Data Science and Cybersecurity learning to the IIT Delhi's benefit.

Motto of life

Enjoy Life! Help People! Be Passionate about what ever you do!


Mr. Sreedharan (Former Delhi Metro Managing Director for his work ethics)

Mr Naresh Chandra Kalra (Designer of IITD network and a living Google in technology area)

Prof S. Banerjee IITD (Who set the path for revival of CSC)

Prof R.K. Arora (Who is my mentor and who backed all my decisions and supported)


Almighty, my Family, my Colleagues, Seniors and Juniors, User Department Staff, Faculty Members, Directors, Deputy Directors, Administrative Heads, Registrar, Deputy/Assistant Registrars, Joint Registrars, Security Officers, Project employees, who worked with me earlier and are working with me currently.

My special thanks to the Accounts Section Personnels who always stood with me in all my phases (High or low) and have always helped me right from the beginning. Without all these people support, encouragement and help, I would've never achieved whatever I have achieved in my Professional life.


  • MSc Mathematics
  • Post Diploma in Computer Applications
  • Pursuing Course on AI and ML through e-learning


  • Certificate course on Cyber Law from Indian Law Institute
  • Lead Auditor on Information Technology Service Management (ISO20000-1 - ITSMS) cleared certification conducted by IRCA UK
  • Lead Auditor on Information System Management Security (ISO-270001 - ISMS) cleared certification conducted by IRCA UK

Area of Interest

  • ERP, System Development, Project management, Website Development process, Cyber Security, AI and Machine Learning

Major Professional Trainings/WorkShop Attended

  • Postgres database DBA training from Tashi enterprises, Bangalore
  • Executive workshop on latest development and technology on Educational ERP at Wipro, Bangalore
  • Cloud Computing workshop at IIT Chennai organized by CSI
  • Training on Ethical Hacking from MIEL e-security Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
  • Network Training for CCNA, New Delhi
  • Project Management using Microsoft Project professional KOKORE consulting Delhi (16 PDUS)
  • Project Management Professional Training (PMBOK) EVAYAA Consulting Delhi (35 PDUS)
  • System Administration Solaris 10 by SUN Microsystems
  • Ingres 2006 by Ingres corporation at IIT Delhi
  • Oracle Application server and DBA overview by TCS, New Delhi
  • Oracle by forms NIIT New Delhi
  • Struts and J2EE framework by IBILT technologies, New Delhi
  • Rational software by Trident technologies, New Delhi
  • Java technologies by SSI, New Delhi
  • DB Vista by Raima Technologies at Seattle, USA
  • Ingres DBA by Mastek, New Delhi
  • Ingres Replicator and Open Ingres 2.0 by Mastek, New Delhi
  • Ingres 6.4 by ICIM, New Delhi
  • Solaris 8 by ICIM, New Delhi
  • TQM Principles by Management Department, IIT Delhi
  • Accounting Principle workshop by Management Department, IIT Delhi
  • Financial Management by NIFM, Faridabad
  • Informix by NTMIS, New Delhi
  • Cromix by NTMIS, New Delhi
  • Networking Solutions by TCS, New Delhi

Employment History (In chronological Order )

Organization Designation From Date To Date
IIT Delhi Senior System Manager (SG - Professor Grade) Jun 2014 Till Date
IIT Delhi System Manager (Associate Professor Grade) Jan 2004 Jun 2014
IIT Delhi Senior Programmer (Assistant Professor Grade) Jul 1997 Dec 2003
IIT Delhi Senior Project Scientist (On lien from Institute to IRD) Mar 1996 Jul 1997
IIT Delhi Junior Programmer (Lecturer Grade) Apr 1992 Mar 1996
IIT Kanpur Senior Project Associate Oct 1989 Apr 1992
NIC Delhi Programmer Sep 1988 Sep 1989
NIC Delhi Project Trainee Jul 1987 Aug 1988

Industrial and International Experience

Organization Designation From Date To Date
American Medical Labs USA Programmer Analyst (On Ex-India Leave from IITD) Jul 1998 Oct 1999

Additional Responsibility

Organization Designation From Date To Date
IIT Delhi Associate Head CSC Sep 2018 Till Date

Professional Membership

  • Life Member of CSI
  • Life Member of Glogift Society
  • Member of AIMA

Membership of Committees at IIT Delhi

(In most of the committees where he is a member, he is working at development, design and implementation level along with advisory-level.)

  • Member of Senate (one of 6 Member of faculty based on Special Skills) 2012-2013
  • Member of Senate IIT Delhi as Regular Member (2014 onwards)
  • Member of Executive committee of Senate (ECS) from (2018 Onwards)
  • Member of Advisory committee of Library (2016 onwards)
  • Member of Computer user committee (2014-2016)
  • Member of Alumni Affairs committee
  • Member of committee for preparing Estate Seniority List (1996)
  • Member of ERP Implementation committee (2012 onwards)
  • Member of website committee IIT Delhi (2007 onwards)
  • Member of Institute Level Network committee (2011-2012)
  • Member of website committee of pan-IIT (IIT Council) (2012 onwards)
  • Member of convocation committee (2015 onwards)
  • Member of IRD Board (2017 Onwards)
  • Member of Institute Ranking Committee (2016 onwards)
  • Member of Institute Branding Committee, part of IOE, (2019 Onwards)

Membership of other functional Committees (recent ones)

  • Member of Committee Implementing Treasury Single Account (2018 onwards)
  • Member of Committee Implementing Pathology Testing Outsourcing (2017 onwards)
  • Member of Committee Implementing CMP at IIT Delhi Accounts (2019 Onwards)
  • Member of Committee which is revamping the Institute website, CSC website, and setting the standard for other institute website
  • Member of Committee Implementing RFID Cards at Hostels (2019 Onwards)
  • Member of Committee Implemented switching all Pension Account from IIT Delhi to Bank , it involved coordination with various agencies like Institute HR, Accounts and SBI (2017)
  • Member of Committee Implementing ASEAN Portal, ASEAN Admission Portal, International PG admission portal and International PG admission (2018 onwards)
  • Member of Committee for Pharmacy Outsourcing (2019)
  • Chairman/Member of the committee to implement 6th & 7th pay commission for pensioners coordinating with establishment, accounts and audit and providing a technical and implementable solution

K. Narayanan has trained/conducted workshop-cum-training for Group-A officers in the following area of databases for various systems:

System-Related Training:

  • Academic Unit
  • Accounts Section
  • Audit Section
  • Hospital Doctors
  • Hospital Pharmacist and stores
  • Hospital Front Desk and Sisters
  • Guest House Accountants
  • Estate Dealing Hands
  • IRD Accounts
  • Transport and Security Unit
  • Health Unit and CDN section
  • Establishment Section (Accounts Linkages, PDA)
  • Works Section Dealing hands and Accountants
  • Developers in Ingres in teaching development concepts
  • Coordinated e-office workshop

Consulting for Academic Technical Institutions :

Consultant for IIT Chennai, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Roorkee, NIT Hamirpur, NIT Warangal, IIIT Gwalior, NIFT, Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, AIIMS on different segment of Administrative computerization especially, Accounts and Hospital functions.

Supported system for IIT Ropar sitting at IIT Delhi in running their software at IIT Delhi (especially Accounts module) as IIT Delhi took the mentorship of newly formed IIT Ropar and IIT Jammu. Also designed and implemented Website of IIT Jammu and Recruitment portal of IIT Jammu

  • Member of ERP Evaluation committee at IIIT Jabalpur, IIIT Gwalior
  • Member of Infrastructure and Networking Committee of ISM (IIT) Dhanbad
  • Member of ERP selection, evaluation and Technical Committee of IGNOU
  • Member of ERP dispute resolution and revival Committee of South Asian University (SAU)

Consultancy work through IRD and other Institute Consultancy :

  • Involved in consultancy work doing technical evaluation of software developed by Wipro for Yamuna Expressway authority Greater Noida for draw of plots. The cost of consulting was Rs 10 Lacs. Work commenced from Nov 2009 till Jan 2010
  • Member of the committee for GATE 2012 software evaluation and testing, Infrastructure setup, software procurement and SSL certificate procurement and implementation. The cost of consulting was Rs 3.4 Lacs (Jan 2012)
  • Co-PI of MI00195 Institute Website Project and Communication Group Project which is responsible for developing Institute web related activities and also supporting manpower requirement of ERP project, the project is funded from Institute sources with a budget layout of 1.5 Crores renewable after every 3 years (2015)
  • MHRD Project Monitoring system for all IIT and IIM , providing technical support and Project Management and Implementation support and interaction with MHRD Additional Secretary and other officials. Cost of Consulting is Rs 15 Lacs every year (mainly for Manpower support) (2019)

Publication (Conference)

  • E-Governance in the Administration of Government Aided Technical Institution (CSI Hyderabad)
  • ICT as key enabler for innovation and Growth CSI conference (VIT, Vellore)
  • ICT in Health Service (Case of IIT Delhi) in All India Conference on Medical Informatics (IAMI Delhi)

Students Project & Training

  • Coordinated 5 students from BTech Computer Science (in 2008) in their project to understand the practical aspect of Software Engineering
  • Supervised a 6 month MCA Project of IP University to Develop a Web based software for Evaluation of Faculty Appraisal (2008)
  • Supervised 6 month MCA Project Security System Bansathali University
  • Supervised NGU project BTECH Student at IIT Delhi

Member of Advisory Committees other than IIT Delhi

  • Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan - ERP Evaluation
  • Sant Longowal Institute (SLIET) ERP Evaluation
  • IGNOU - ERP Evaluation/Implementation Peoplesoft
  • IIIT Jabalpur ERP Evaluation
  • ISM(IIT) Dhanbad Infrastructure setup

Member of Various Technical Selection and Shortlisting Committees

  • IGNOU (Various positions for website development for IGNOU)
  • MIIITM Gwalior (Paper setter and on interview Board for selection of systems persons)
  • Supreme Court New Delhi (Systems personal for working with NIC team)
  • Member of selection committee at IIIT Delhi
  • Technical position IIT Ropar (Including paper setting and on interview board)
  • Number of IRD selection committees for technical position of CSC as well as web site project
  • Member of Selection committee of Technical personnel for IIT Jammu
  • Member of Shortlisting committee of Faculty position of CSC

Participation in other Activities of Institute

  • I have participated as Institute Representative in IIT JEE, Advanced JEE, GATE and JAM Examination, JMET Examinations and DRDO Examinations in conducting the examinations at various centres in Northern India