Dr. Devira was born on 15th October 1959 in a small village called Devikapuram located at Thiruvannamalai district. His parents named him Rajendiran and he chose the pen name Devira.
Dr.Devira graduated with a B.Lit degree in Tamil Literature from Ramasamy Tamil College, Karaikudi in the year 1982.
He pursued his M.A. in 1984, M.Phil in 1985 and Ph.D in 1994 from the Department of Tamil Language, University of Madras, Chennai.
Work and Administrative Experience:
Dr.Devira began his educational career as a teacher in Vevekananda School, Kolathur, Chennai(1986-1987)
He taught Tamil for 30 successful years at Agurchand Manmull Jain College, Meenambakkam, Chennai-114, from 1988 to 2018.
Dr.Devira started off as an Assistant Professor and held many prestigious posts like Head of the Department of Tamil, College Council Member and College Principal.
In the Evening College Self- Financing Stream Dr.Devira held various administrative posts like Professor In-Charge, Advisor to the Management and Dean for nearly two decades.
Tamil UPSC & TNPSC Coaching:
Dr.Devira strives with strong will and determination to mould his students achieve their goal.
He has been training the UPSC and TNPSC aspirants since 1994. Over a span of 26 years he has trained hundreds of students through his vast knowledge and in-genius expertise.
In the Initial years Dr,Devira taught as a ‘single-instructor’ in the premises of his home.
Later he taught in Ganesh’s IAS Academy and Santhosh & Sabari Academy
Dr.Devira founded the ‘Devira Tamil Academy’ (DETA) and currently teaches there. He doesn’t teach at any other institute both ONLINE and off line.