top General Information


Street:Palkalai Nagar


Province:Tamil Nadu

Post Code:625021


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Also 116 affiliated colleges.

Institution Funding



Founded 1966 as Madurai University. Acquired present title 1978. A 'University with Potential for Excellence'.

Academic Year

July to March (July-October; December-March)

Admission Requirements

12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent



Accrediting Agency

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : P.P. Chellathurai

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : J. Vijayadurai

Job title:Director

top Divisions

Centre : Computer

Fields of study:Computer Science

Centre : University Science Instrumentation

Fields of study:Instrument Making

Department/Division : Adult Education

Fields of study:Adult Education

Department/Division : Youth Welfare

Research Division : Educational Media

Fields of study:Cinema and Television, Film, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Video

School : Biological Sciences

Fields of study:Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Botany, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology

School : Biotechnology

Fields of study:Biotechnology, Engineering, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

School : Business Studies

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Finance, Management

School : Chemistry

Fields of study:Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

School : Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Fields of study:Earth Sciences, Geography, Surveying and Mapping

School : Economics

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Development Studies, Econometrics, Economics, Human Resources, Rural Studies

School : Education

Fields of study:Education, Physical Education

School : Energy Environment and Natural Resources

Fields of study:Energy Engineering, Environmental Studies, Futurology, Natural Resources, Waste Management

School : English and Foreign Languages

Fields of study:Comparative Literature, English, French, Modern Languages

School : Historical Studies

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, History, Medieval Studies, Modern History

School : Indian Languages

Fields of study:Comparative Literature, Indic Languages, Sanskrit

School : Information and Communication Sciences

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Information Sciences, Journalism, Library Science, Media Studies

School : Mathematics

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics

School : Performing Arts

Fields of study:Aesthetics, Art History, Fine Arts, Folklore, Performing Arts

School : Physics

Fields of study:Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Laser Engineering, Physics

School : Religions Philosophy and Humanist Thought

Fields of study:Christian Religious Studies, Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Philosophy, Religious Studies

School : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Sociology

School : Tamil Studies

Fields of study:Ancient Books, Comparative Literature, Grammar, Linguistics, Literature, South and Southeast Asian Languages

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Diploma

Master's Degree

Master of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy


Also undergraduate certificates and diplomas.

Main Press

University Printing Press

Updated on 08-02-2018