General Paramasiva Prabhakar Kumaramangalam (1913-2000) - 7th Chief of Army Staff (June 7 1966 - June 7 1969), Distinguished Service Order (DSO) as a Major for action in Libya, erstwhile hero of the theme behind the 'Great Escape', when he escaped from a Nazi concentration camp. Padma Vibhushan - 1970.

D.R. Karthikeyan IPS - Former Bangalore City Commissioner of Police, Former Director - Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Justice P.S. Kailasam - former judge of the Supreme Court and former Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.

E.C. Sakthi Chandrasekharan - B.E.M.S.E. (Princeton) - former Chief engineer of National Highways, Tamil Nadu.

S.G. Sengodayan - first nonbrahmin ICS.

Nalla Govindasway - former Superindent of Police, Tamil Nadu who received President's medal and Best Citizen award for his services.

Dr. P. Raja Goundan - General Manager ICF.

M. Thirumalaisamy, I.A.S - former TNPSC member; native of Dharapuram.

K. Sellamuthu, I.A.S - former Coimbatore Collector, presently Joint Secretary to the government; native of Dharmapuri district.

K. Natarajan, I.P.S - DGP Vigilance; native of Dharapuram.

Dr. Veerappan Subramanian - Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of Novel Laboratories, Inc. Former CEO of Kali Labs, USA.

A. Sakthivel - President Tirupur Exporters Association(TEA) and Chairman AEPC.

Nachimuthu Gounder - Along with Robert Stanes, P.S.G. Naidu and G.D.Naidu was responsible for the industrial revolution in Coimbatore.

B.K. Krishnaraj Vanavarayar - Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Coimbatore. Industrialist.

Pollachi N. Mahalingam - Chairman, Sakthi Group of Companies. Awarded the Padma Bhushan for 2006.

Chinnu Senthilkumar - Director, SanDisk Corporation, India Operations. Received "Young Scientist" award from President of India in 1991. Holds several Patents in Semiconductor Chip design. Well known figure in Semiconductor Industry.

R. Veeramani - Chairman of Gem Granites Group.

S.V. Balasubramaniam - Well known as S.V.B, Bannariamman groups, Bannari Amman Engineering College.

P.G. Periasamy- Founder and CEO PGP Groups, CMD of Dharani Sugars,Hotel Le Royal Meridian.

S.K. Maeilanandan - S.K.M. Cattle feeds.

K. Ramasamy - Chairman of ROOTS Industries Ltd., Automobile Masters degree holder from Lincoln Tech Institute, USA.

P. Duraisamy - Owner of Sakthi Masala, Erode.

Shanthi Gears, Coimbatore.

K. Ettikannan - CTB Enterprises.

K.K. Velusamy - Deccan Pumps.

Miller Ramasamy - A pioneer, who started the first hosiery industries in Tirupur.

K.P. Natarajan - Owner and founder of K.P.N travels.

Gopal Shivaram - Classic Polo Groups.

P.S. Velusamy Gounder - CMD of Sri Shanmugavel Mills Group , Dindigul.

S. Susindran - Chief Founder of Sabare International Ltd. Karur.

Eastman Palanisamy - Pioneer of Knitwear Processing Industry in India.