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Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi

About Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi


Alagappa University is established at Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu and is convenient from Madurai and Tiruchirappalli airports within two hours. The 440-acre green and lush campus houses all the academic activities. The university has risen from a universe of institutions originally founded by the prominent philanthropist and educationist Dr RM. Alagappa Chettiar during the 1950s.

As a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), as well as a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), it has rewarding relations with other academic institutions, research laboratories and industrial establishments that promise a spectacular future.

Alagappa University Admissions are offered in the fields of Arts, Management, Education and Science for the courses of UG, PG, PG Diploma, M.Phil and Ph.D.

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Alagappa University Highlights:

Producing excellence in all fields of Education, with singular importance on Pedagogy, Extension, Administration, Research and Learning (PEARL). Affording a High-Quality Higher Education to the learners so that they are moulded into intellectually skilled human resources that will assist in the betterment of the nation to Educational, Social, Technological, Environmental and Economic Magnificence (ESTEEM). The highlights of the college include:

Alagappa University Highlights
Type of University Public
Year of Establishment 1985
Approvals University Grants Commissions
Accreditations  Grade 'A+' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Alagappa University Facilities Hostel, Yoga Centre, Health Care Centre, Guest House, Stores etc. 
Alagappa University Address College Road, Alagappa Puram, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India - 630003
Fees Details Alagappa University Fee Structure
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma and M.Phil
Contact Number 04565 - 226001

Alagappa University Courses Offered:

The university has 44 Departments, 9 Centres and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus. 46 Affiliated Colleges located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram are part of the University. Of which one Autonomous College and one Alagappa University Model Constituent College of Arts and Science are located in Kilakkarai and  Paramakudi respectively. The courses and their specializations are shown below:

 Discipline Course  Specialization 
Arts BFA Painting
Music (Vocal)
Bharathanatyam
MFA Music (Vocal)
Bharathanatyam
MA Tamil 
 English
Integrated Home Science
Gender Studies
Social Work
 Economics
History
Library and Information Science
PG Diploma Gender Studies
 M.Phil Tamil 
English 
Women's Studies
Social Work
 Economics
History
Library and Information Science
 Ph.D Tamil 
 Tamil Culture
 English
 Women's Studies
Social Work
 Economics
Rural Development
History
Library and Information Science
Science M.Sc Mathematics
Ramanujan Centre for Higher Mathematics
Physics
Bioelectronics
Physics (with Specialization in Biosensors)
Chemistry
Nanoscience and Technology
Energy Science
Computer Science
MCA
  Information Technology
Biotechnology
Zoology
Bioinformatics
Botany
Microbiology
Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies
Applied Geology
PG Diploma Structural Pharmacogenomics
SCUBA Diving
M.Phil Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Nanoscience and Technology
Computer Science
Zoology
Bioinformatics
Botany
Microbiology
Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies
Applied Geology
Ph.D Mathematics
Botany
Ramanujan Centre for Higher Mathematics
Physics
Bioelectronics and Biosensors-Physics
Chemistry
Nanoscience and Technology & With Core Sciences - Interdisciplinary
Energy Science
Computer Science
Biotechnology
Animal Health and Management & Zoology
Bioinformatics
Microbiology
Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies
Applied Geology
Management B.Sc Catering Science and Hotel Management
MBA Finance
Marketing
Human Resources
Production & Operations
Systems
Insurance and Entrepreneurship
Logistics Management
International Business
Corporate Secretaryship
Banking & Insurance
M.Phil Management
Logistics Management
International Business
 Commerce
Corporate Secretaryship
Banking Management
M.Com  Commerce
Ph.D Management
Logistics Management
International Business
 Commerce
Corporate Secretaryship
Banking Management
Education  B.Ed
B.P.Ed
 M.Ed
M.P.Ed
Master of Journalism and Mass Communication
B.Ed Special Education and Rehabilitation Science
B.Voc Fashion Technology
Software Development
M.Ed Special Education and Rehabilitation Science
M.Voc Fashion Technology
Software Development
PG Diploma Yoga
Fashion Designing
Big Data Analytics
M.Phil Physical Education and Health Sciences
Education
Physical Education
Media and Communication
 Ph.D  Physical Education and Health Sciences
Physical Education
Education
Special Education
Lifelong Learning

Alagappa University Departments:

The University offers education through regular, week-end, distance and collaborative modes. Through all modes of education, the University caters to the needs of the student community of around 1.12 lakhs. Some of the departments are given here:

  • Arts 
  • Science
  • Management
  • Education
  • Social Work
  • Women’s Studies
  • English and Foreign Languages
  • Fine Arts
  • Tamil
  • Economics and Rural Development
  • History
  • Library & Information Science
  • Mathematics

Alagappa University Facilities:

The University, placed at a sprawling stretch of 450 acres, boasts a desirable infrastructure. In spite of its locational constraints, the learners are provided with a sterling infrastructure. The ambience of the University is very carefully built in order to enable the inmates to be technology-driven and ecofriendly. The flora and fauna of the campuses and internet hubs with wi-fi connectivity make the University a colony of inquisitive learners; it is a home away from home for them with a digital environment and lots of parental care from the teachers.

  • Startup Cell/Incubation Cell
  • USIC Laboratories
  • Botanical Garden
  • Ecological Park
  • Children's Park
  • Hostel
  • Gymnasium
  • Guest House
  • Library
  • Canteen
  • Auditoria
  • Health Care Centre
  • Yoga Centre
  • Sports Facilities
  • Clubs, Cells and Centres

Alagappa University Placement:

The Training and Placement Cell allows a collection of career-oriented services that empower students to explore and achieve their career goals. Its objectives are:

  • Creating awareness of career options.
  • Empowering students with life-long career decision-making skills.
  • Identifying suitable potential employers.
  • Career planning and development activities.
  • Anchor all placement-related activities of the University Departments and Affiliated Colleges.

Some of the companies that recruit students from the university are mentioned below:

 ABI Educational Trust Axis Bank  Anand Group of Companies 
Amtex Info Solutions  Amco Batteries  Aegsis 
 Brinks Arys Pvt. Ltd. Chellapan Vidhya Mandir School  Contus Support Interactive Pvt.Ltd.
 E.I.D Parry (India) Ltd. ESAF  Elcamino 
 Fitness One India Pvt. Ltd. Future General  GVK Emergency Management & Research Institute 
 Graphic Go Green Bov  HDFC Bank 
Hexaware  Harchan Consultants  IDBI Federal Insurance 
Justdial  Wipro Technologies  Isource 
TVS  Omega  Neeyamo 

Alagappa University Fee Details:

The Alagappa university offers courses in UG, PG, PG Diploma, M.Phil and Ph.D in various domains. The fee structure for multiple courses is given below:

  • The course fee for MA is INR 4,000/- per annum.
  • Price for the M.Sc course is INR 4,500/- per annum.
  • Fee structure for M. Phil (Mathematics) course is INR 7,000/- per annum.
  • Course fee for MBA is INR 20,000/- per annum.
  • M. Ed course fee will cost INR 15,500/- per annum.

Alagappa University Awards & Rankings:

The University is progressively marching towards eminence in all spheres of higher education. The campaign for affordable and quality education is in tune with the dream of its founder, the great philanthropist Dr Alagappa is marked by a slew of awards and recognitions:

  • Received A+ Grade with CGPA of 3.64 grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Alagappa University is the first State University in Tamil Nadu to obtain the coveted A+ grade.
  • Obtained Category–1 status and Autonomy status by the MHRD-UGC.
  • Secured 4th position in MHRD-Swachhta Ranking 2018 for the cleanest Government Higher Educational Institutions in India.
  • Received Rs.100 crore funds under MHRD RUSA 2.0 Scheme for Quality enhancement.
  • Secured 28th position among Universities in MHRD-NIRF 2019 ranking.
  • Secured 20th position in QS India Ranking, 104th position in QS BRICS Ranking and 216th position in QS Asia Ranking 2019.
  • IAB Blind Empowerment Champions 2018, SILVER ZONE Award by the Indian Association for the Blind.
  • ISO 9001: 2015 certification for furthering quality-driven education and research.
  • The third rank in SWACHHTA Ranking 2017 among 3500 plus government institutions of the country; the Ranking, an initiative of the MHRD, Government of India evaluates the institution on the twin parameters of cleanliness and hygiene.

Alagappa University MoUs:

Alagappa University has been actively associated with the internationalisation of the University campus by increasing cooperation with reputed international institutions overseas. In this direction, it has enrolled into a formal memorandum of understanding with 28 institutions from multiple countries which covers the USA, Japan, Italy, South Korea, Taiwan, China, South Africa, and Malaysia. The intention of the University signing MoUs is to empower faculty and student exchange, exchange of information for education and research objectives, exchange of research outcomes, research publications, to explore mutually beneficial research projects for collaboration, to promote cultural exchange, etc.  Signed MoUs with different countries are given below:

  • Tangshan Polytechnic College, Caofeidan New City, China.
  • Cornell University, USA.
  • Department of Semiconductor Science, Dongguk University, South Korea.
  • The Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science, Hirosaki University, Japan.
  • Hirosaki University, Japan.
  • Persatuan Kesusasteraan, Tamil Malaysia.
  • Open University, Malaysia.
  • Tharshal Training Academy SDN, Malaysia.
  • Sun Logistic Services Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
  • Binary University, Malaysia.
  • Konkuk University, South Korea.
  • Tamil Arts and Culture Association Incorporated, Australia.
  • National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC), Taiwan.
  • Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China.
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.
  • The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa.
  • Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan.
  • Wuhan Polytechnic University, Wuhan-China.
  • National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.
  • Department of Engineering University of Messina, Italy.
  • National Institute of Health, USA.
  • Institute of Experimental Medicine, Czech Republic.
  • University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K.
  • Laurea University of Applied Science, Finland.
  • Kelab Bell Tamil Malaysia, Taman Sri Muda, Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Pertubuhan Tamil Kapagam, Malaysia Taman Sri Muda, Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Singapore Tamil Teacher’s Union, Singapore.

Alagappa University FAQs:

  1. What is the genesis of the university?
    - Alagappa University has developed from the galaxy of institutions (Arts College, Training College, Sports College, Polytechnic College, Engineering College etc) originally established by the great humanitarian and educationist Dr.RM.Alagappa Chettiar during the 1950s. He gave 440-acre of green and lush land to the Government. Alagappa University was established through a Special Act of the State Legislature by the Government of Tamil Nadu on 9th May 1985.
  2. What are academic courses being offered by the university?
    - Alagappa University is Arts & Science University allowing programmes in the Faculties of Arts, Education, Management and Science. The university has 44 Departments, 9 Centres and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus. 46 Affiliated Colleges located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram are part of the University. Of which one Autonomous College and one Alagappa University Model Constituent College of Arts and Science are located in Kilakkarai and Paramakudi respectively.
  3. How many programs are offered under distance education programs?
    - 66 programmes are offered for the year 2019-20.
  4. what is the procedure for enrollment into the distance education program?
    - Candidates can explore admission to the Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of the University itself at Karaikudi as direct students. Candidates can also enrol through authorized 150+ learning centres situated across the state of Tamil Nadu. There are two sessions of admission every year (during July-August) and (during January-February).

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Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Alagappa University Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for certain popular courses at Alagappa University are:

Course Eligibility Criteria
BCA
  • Pass for HSC or 3-year diploma
B.Lib.I.Sc.
  • Pass any degree from recognised University
B.A. (English)
  • A Pass in HSC (or) 3-year Diploma
Master of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Should have passed the degree from recognised University
M.Sc.,(Mathematics)
  • B.Sc., Maths/Statistics/ Applied Maths from a recognised University

Alagappa University Admissions:

The candidate may seek admission either directly to the University or through any one of the approved Learning Centres. If the candidates enroll directly with the University, the Course Materials shall be directly handed over to them or sent to them and they have to attend the Contact Classes at Karaikudi only. If candidates enroll through Learning Centres, the Course Materials shall be sent through the Learning Centres and they have to attend the Contact Classes arranged by the Learning Centres at their places.

Cutoffs


Alagappa University Cutoffs:

The cutoff for various courses at Alagappa University is not predetermined. It is determined after considering a number of factors. The criteria to determine the cutoffs are:

  • The number of applications received for a particular course.
  • The number of seats available.
  • The difficulty of the entrance test.
  • The performance of the candidates in the entrance test. The cut off may also be sectional.

Courses and Fees Structure of Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi

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Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14,000
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.45 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 77,000
Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 26,400
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 74,000
Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,800
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 74,000
Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 40,100
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,830
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 76,700
Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,200
Certificate Course  3 month(s), Full Time Rs. 2,500
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,600
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,100
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14,000
Master of Social Work [MSW]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,100
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 74,000
Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 24,300
Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 32,900
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 77,000
Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Education [B.Ed]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 20,000
Bachelor of Physical Education [B.P.Ed]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 13,000
Diploma in Education  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,600
Master of Education [M.Ed]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,500
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14,000
Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,100
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 74,000
Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Pharmacy Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000

Placements and Average package


Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi Placements and Average Packages
Course type Average Salary Highest Salary Companies Visiting
Master of Commerce [M.Com] 3 Lacs Per Annum 5 Lacs Per Annum AXIS Bank, IDBI, Vijaya Bank
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc] 3 Lacs Per Annum 6 Lacs Per Annum Wipro, L and T

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by NAAC, UGC, AICTE; affiliated to Alagappa University, Karaikudi.

Hostel Details


Alagappa University Hostel Details:

Many students consider the quality of campus life as one of the important factors while choosing an Institute/University to pursue their higher studies. Students staying at Alagappa University Hostels are provided with many mess halls on campus with considerable options for food. Staying at campus would certainly provide a wealth of experience by developing qualities such as comradeship and social responsibilities. Alagappa University Facilities include:

  • 2 hostels for boys & 1 hostel for girls.
  • The combined capacity of the three hostels is 500 students.
  • One Reading Room is available in each hostel.
  • The students are provided with English, Tamil dailies, Magazines & Employment News.
  • A Recreation Room with TV is available in each hostel.
  • Individual cot, chair, and Table
  • Mosquito net protected windows
  • Wi-Fi Connection
  • Un-interrupted power supply
  • Purified Hot and Cold Drinking Water
  • Regular Medical Checkup
  • Hot water bathing facilities
  • Yoga training
  • Health Insurance - Food Safety Products
  • Napkin burning machine
  • 24 hours security
  • CCTV Surveillance
  • Computer Lab with internet connectivity
  • Stationery stores
  • Delicious food at the well-designed dining hall
  • Gym (Men and Women separately
  • T.V with dish connection
  • Leading Tamil and English dailies
  • Employment News and Magazines
  • Biogas plant for energy conservation and solid food waste management
  • Solar light renewable energy utilization

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Medical
Library
Auditorium
Hostel

Contact Details and Location


Address : Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu
Website : http://www.alagappauniversity.ac.in

Student Reviews


KollyHolly
KollyHolly
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Industrial Chemistry), batch of 2021
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The college working hours 10 a.m to 5 p.m and 20 assignment 20 seminar and 1 projects and the quality is good and the experience in college is fantastic.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There student attentively in society and club association, the culture program name is allutus which is conducted in three days which the main purpose is to modify the quality of talent as well as the prevention of Tamil culture, the college life is good.




KollyHolly
KollyHolly
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Industrial Chemistry), batch of 2021
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The college working hours 10 a.m to 5 p.m and 20 assignment 20 seminar and 1 projects and the quality is good and the experience in college is fantastic.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There student attentively in society and club association, the culture program name is allutus which is conducted in three days which the main purpose is to modify the quality of talent as well as the prevention of Tamil culture, the college life is good.




Discussion Forum

Q.

Alagappa University distance education?

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

The Alagappa university distance education is available but for some courses, not all the courses.

Yes,  Alagappa university offered the distance education for the course MBA.

Please visit this page for more info:- http://alagappauniversity.ac.in/page/35

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017

Q.

Alagappa University PHD result 2016?

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

Alagappa university phd results 2016 is declared, one can see the result on their official website

                                       You can check your result from here

http://exam.alagappauniversity.ac.in/regular_department/exam/student/result.php?id=14

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017

Q.

Alagappa University contact number?

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

  • Alagappa University, Chennai contact number:- 

                                       044 2225 1155 

            Alagappa University Ekkatuthangal, Phone

  • You can contact with Alagappa University, Chennai by using this number.

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017

Q.

Alagappa University course and eligibility

Asked By: Anonymous 29 Apr 2017

A.

                            

                            http://www.alagappauniversity.in/Alagappa_Eligibility_fees_structure.php?a3

 

  • Please refer this website for getting all information regarding Alagappa University, [AU] Karaikudi distance education UG and PG courses.

Answer By: Getmyuni

29 Apr 2017


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