Alagappa University accredited with 'A' Grade by National Assessment and
Accreditation Council (NAAC) is located at Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu is accessible from
Madurai and Tiruchirappalli Airports within two hours. The 440 acre green and lush
campus houses all the academic activities. This University has emerged from the
galaxy of institutions initially founded by the great philanthropist and educationist Dr.
RM. Alagappa Chettiar.
Alagappa University was brought into existence by a Special Act of the Government of Tamil Nadu in May 1985 with the objective of fostering research, development and dissemination of knowledge in various branches of learning. Alagappa University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. The University has 18 Departments, 5 Centres and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus. 28 Affiliated Colleges located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram are part of the University.
The University offers education through Regular, Week-end, Distance and Collaborative modes. The Distance Education Directorate offers variety of programmes to the student community spread across the country and in selected foreign countries. Through all modes of education, the University caters to the needs of the student community of around 1,00,000.
The Directorate of Distance Education was established in the University in 1992. The Directorate offers Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programmes in the disciplines of Management, Computer Applications, Science, Education and Languages. The Directorate offers various innovative, job-oriented and socially relevant 56 academic programmes in the field of Arts, Science, Information Technology, Education and Management. It has an excellent network of more than 218 Study Centres for providing effective service to the student community. The Distance Education programmes are also offered in South-East Asian countries such as Singapore and Malaysia; and in Middle-East countries, viz., Bahrain, Qatar, Dubai; and at Sri Lanka. The programmes are well received in India and abroad.
Alagappa university Study Centre
No.161, Thiruvalluvar Salai,
Phone: 044-42300300, 044-42104450.