Mentors & Lead Trainers



Dr U Ilanchezhiyan

MCom, PhD, CA, CMA, CS (Inter), MBA

Dr Ilanchezhiyan is a qualified trainer for CA and CMA. His experience exceeds over two decades and has guided over thousands of commerce aspirants in becoming professionals in their respective fields. He is popularly know as Chezhiyan in the educational sector after co-founding Chezhiyan Academy.


COC Founder

Mrs Shilpi Periwal

ACS, CA(Inter), B.Com, Currently pursuing MBL at NLSIU

After completing her CS (Company Secretary) & Chartered Accountancy (Inter) in 2009, Ms Shilpi owns more than 4 years of experience as a Company Secretary. She voluntarily gave up her lucrative career as a practicing professional to fulfil her teaching passion.

In 2014, she started Shilpi’s Academy for courses like CS, CA, etc., also she has taught in ICSI Chapter and Career Zone – Coimbatore, ICSI Regional Office – Kolkata and has given a number of guest lectures for many leading schools, colleges and private institutions. Ms Shilpi is also a certified Personality Development and Communication Skills trainer.


Mr Madesh Kuppusamy

MSc (Accounting & Finance) from UK, ACCA

Since 2016, Mr Madesh has been teaching CA Courses and expanding to ACCA and US-CMA courses across Tamil Nadu. He is an ACCA Certified Faculty for Auditing & Assurance, and Advanced Auditing & Assurance. Furthermore, he is also a visiting faculty at various chapters of ICAI. His specialisations include Financial Management, Auditing & Assurance, IFRS, and Economics. He graduated from The University of Edinburgh, UK, in M.Sc Accounting and Finance and has B.Com from Loyola College, Chennai. He has also worked with Standard Chartered Bank, Chennai as Senior Financial Analyst. Besides that, Mr Madesh has years of Accounting & Auditing experience.


Ms Aproova Balakrishnan

BSc (Accounting) from UK, CMA from US, CIMA from UK

Ms Apoorva has a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Bradford and she is a CIMA passed finalist, also she has completed the fundamental level in ACCA. She has been pursuing teaching since 2018. She would like to help students in achieving their goals of becoming professionally qualified. Ms Apoorva believes that patience and commitment are the keys to success.

Aptitude & Reasoning

Dr Chitra Karunakaran

MSc (Maths), MPhil, MS (IT), MTech, PhD

Dr Chitra is a highly qualified teacher/trainer with over two decades of experience in the subjects of Quantitative Techniques, Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Computer Science and Information Technology. Having worked as a Professor in Sona College of Technology and as a Visiting Professor in Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science, and with her strong passion towards teaching, Dr Chitra has co-founded College of Commerce to continue her services for the country’s education.