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Awards and Proficiency:

  • Qualified GATE-2007 in Chemistry.
  • Qualified CSIR-UGC NET exam in Chemical Science.
  • Qualified UGC NET exam in Psychology.
  • Qualified UGC NET exam in Yoga.

Computer Knowledge: C, Java and Internet Programming, Oracle with RDBMS and other general computer applications.

Research Position: From January 2014, working as Associate Professor, in the Division of Yoga and Physical Sciences, S-VYASA, a Yoga University in Bangalore, India.

January 2009 to January 2014: Research Scholar at  Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), Bangalore, India.

September 2007 to January 2009: Worked as a Research Fellow at the Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, India.

Research and Teaching Experiences: 

Courses Taught:

  • Research Methodology.
  • Biostatistical Analysis and Synopsis Presentation.
  • Energetic Models and Measurements in Medicine.
  • Science and Consciousness.
  • Introduction of Modern Science.

Judu V. Ilavarasu, PhD

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D. Yoga from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore in 2014.
  • M.Sc. Psychology from University of Madras, in 2011.
  • M.Sc. Chemistry from The American College (Madurai Kamaraj University), in 2006.
  • B.Sc. Chemistry from Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya (Bharathiar University), in 2004.

List of Publications:


  1. Kumar, K. S., Srinivasan, T. M., Ilavarasu, J., Mondal, B., & Nagendra, H. R. (2018). Classification of electrophotonic images of yogic practice of mudra through neural networks. International journal of yoga11(2), 152.


  1. Park J. S., Rajesh, S. K., Ilavarasu, J. V.,&Bhat R. G. (2016). Development of implicit measure for virtue based on ancient Indian scripture: Issues and challenges. Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing, 7(2), 212.


  1. Kushwah, K. K., Srinivasan, T. M., Nagendra, H. R., Ilavarasu, J. V., (2015). Development of normative data of electro photonic imaging technique for healthy population in India: a normative study. International Journal of Yoga, 9(1), 49. 
  2.  Kushwah, K. K., Srinivasan, T. M., Nagendra, H. R., Ilavarasu, J. V., (2015). Effect of yoga based technique on stress and health indices using electro photonic imaging technique in managers.Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, 7(2), 119-123.
  3. Singh, R., Singh, M., Rajesh, S. K., Ilavarasu, J. V., Pradhan, B., Deshpande, S. (2015). Hindi version of Vedic Personality Inventory-reliability and construct validity. International Journal of Yoga-Philosophy, Psychology and Parapsychology, 3, 1-4.


  1. Ilavarasu, J. V., Rajesh, S. K., & Hankey, A. (2014). Implicit measure for yoga research: Yoga Implicit Association Test. International Journal of Yoga, 7(2),120–125.

  2. Rajesh, S. K., Ilavarasu, J. V., Srinivasan, T. M., & Nagendra, H. R. (2014). Stressand its expression according to contemporary science and ancient indianwisdom: perseverative cognition and the Pañca kośas. Mens SanaMonographs,12(1), 139-152.

  3. Rajesh, S. K., Ilavarasu, J. V., & Srinivasan, T. M. (2014). Effect of BhramariPranayama on Response Inhibition: Evidence from the Stop Signal Task.International Journal of Yoga, 7(2), 138–141.

  4. Dayananda H. V., Ilavarasu J. V., Rajesh S. K., Babu N. (2014). Barriers in the pathof yoga practice: An online survey. International Journal of Yoga, 7(1), 66-71.


  1. Ilavarasu, J. V., Mohan, S., & Hankey, A. (2013). Triguna as personality concept: guidelines for empirical research. International Journal of Yoga-Philosophy, Psychology and Parapsychology,1(1),15–20.

  2. Ilavarasu, J. V., Rajesh, S. K., & Hankey, A. (2013). Influence of language on implicit association test scores in Indian population. Asian Journal of Multidimensional Research, 2(9), 43–52.

  3. Rajesh, S. K., Ilavarasu, J. V., & Srinivasan, T. M. (2013). DispositionalMindfulness and its Relation to Impulsivity in College Students. InternationalJournal of Yoga- Philosophy, Psychology and Parapsychology, 1(1), 49–52.


  1. Rajesh, S. K., Ilavarasu, J. V., & Srinivasan, T. M. (2012). The relationship between dispositional mindfulness and well-being in a sample of college students. Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 3(3), 299-301.

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