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.
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.