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About Alagappa University Distance Education

About Alagappa University:

Alagappa University was founded by the great philanthropist and educationist Dr. R.M. Alaggappa Chettiar. It came into existence by a special Act of Government of Tamil Nadu in May 1985 and is located at Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu with the accessible distance of two hours from Madurai and Thiruchirapalli airports. It works with the objective of research, development, and dissemination of knowledge in various branches of learning. This university has 40 affiliated colleges of which one is autonomously located in Kilakkarai. It offers all modes of education like Regular, Week-end, Distance and Collaborative modes through which the needs of the student community are catered. The University is having International Collaborations with Universities of Higher Learning in foreign like China, Malaysia, West Indies, U.S.A, and South Korea.

Approvals and Recognition:

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with 'A+' grade.
  • University Grants Commission (UGC).
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Association of Common Wealth Universities (ACU).
  • Distance Education Council (DEC)
  • Distance Education Bureau(DEB)


  • World Clean and Green University Campus award
  • World Environment and Livelihood award
  • SWACHHTA awards

Programs Offered:

  • Master Of Business Administration [MBA]
  • Bachelor Of Science [B.Sc.]
  • Bachelor Of Arts [Ba]
  • Bachelor Of Education [B.Ed.]
  • Bachelor Of Fine Arts [B.F.A]
  • Bachelor Of Business Administration [BBA]
  • Bachelor Of Commerce [B.Com]
  • Bachelor Of Library And Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc]

Contact information: 

  • Address: Directorate of Distance Education, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu-630003
  • Phone: 04565-223420

Infrastructure Facilities at Alagappa University:


  • The Central Library of Alagappa University was started in 1987 with the area of 2012 square meter and the seating capacity of above 200.
  • The Library caters mainly to the needs of Post Graduate Students, Research Scholars, Faculties and other Staff of the University.
  • The Library provides Long Range and Short-Range Reference Services to the users including Current Awareness Service, Selective Dissemination of Information Service, Subject Bibliography, and Reprographic

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