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Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai

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About Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai


Madurai Kamaraj University is a UGC approved State University which was established in 1966. The University has been accreditated Grade 'A' by National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC] in 2015. It has achieved the status of "University with Potential For Excellence for teaching, Research, and Outreach". The university has produced 1 crore graduates in past 50 years.

The university pedagogy has adopted the Choice Based Credit System [CBCS]. The University Grants Commission [UGC] has recognized 12 schools of the university with Special Assistance Programmes [SAP] like Centre for Advanced Studies [CAS], Department of Special Assistance [DSA], and Department of Research Support [DRS].

The Madurai University Admissions can be initiated by downloading the application form through the official website and the fees can also be on the official website. The institute has state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities available for its students' to use. It also has six hostels, for student's that wish to reside on campus.

A grant of INR 9 crore has been sanctioned by the Department of Science and Technology [DST], New Delhi in the 1st phase under Promotion Of University Research and Scientific Excellence [PURSE] programme. Funds are sanctioned by the agencies like University Grants Commission [UGC], Department of Science and Technology [DST], Council of Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR], Department of Biotechnology [DBT], Indian Council of Medical Research [ICMR], Defence Research and Development Organization [DRDO], Indian Council of Social Science Research [ICSSR] and more. 

The university consists of many unique centers like Centre for Excellence in Genomic Science, Networking resource Centre in Biological Sciences, Centre of Excellence in innovations in Biotechnology and more. Currently, the University has over 4600 students enrolled across 20 schools and 77 various departments.


Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Quick Links:

Sl No. Table of Contents
1 Highlights
2 Rankings
3 Schools
4 MoUs
5 Infrastructure
6 Placements
7 Scholarships
8 Distance Education
9 Eligibility
10 Hostel Details

Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Highlights:

Chancellor

Shri Banwarilal Purohit

Type of Institution

University with Potential for Excellence

Year of Establishment

1966

Madurai Kamaraj University Address

Palkalai Nagar, Madurai - 625 021, Tamil Nadu, India.

Accreditations

Grade 'A' by National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC]

Approvals

University Grants Commission [UGC]

Madurai Kamaraj University Contact Number

0452-2458471

Infrastructure

Bank, Placement Cell, Parks, Post Office, Health Centre, Mother Care Room, Solar Power Centre, Water Plant, Hostels.

Training Programs

IAS Coaching

Programmes

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate

Madurai Kamaraj University Fees Structure


Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Rankings:

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development [MHRD] has ranked the university on the 2nd position in the "Swachhta Ranking of Higher Educational Institutions of the Country.
  • The Ministry of HRD ranked the university 2nd in the list of Government Institutions.
  • National Institution of Ranking Framework [NIRF] has ranked it 77th in the University category in 2017.

Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Schools:

  • Biological Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Energy, Environment and Natural Resources
  • English and Foreign Languages
  • Historical Studies
  • Indian Languages
  • Information Technology
  • Linguists and Communication
  • Performing Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Religion, philosophy and Humanistic thought
  • Social Sciences
  • Tamil Studies
  • Youth Empowerment

Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] MoUs:

Madurai Kamaraj University has signed a lot of MoUs with many esteemed institutions in India and abroad which are as follows:

  • University of Wisconsin [USA]
  • Eastern University [Sri Lanka]
  • Pertubuhan Tamil Kapagam Malaysia, Taman Sri Muda [Selangor, Malaysia]
  • Universal Peace Sanctuary [Malaysia]
  • Sri Paranjothi Institute for Yoga, Naturopathy & Holistic Health [Coimbatore, India]
  • Binary University [Malaysia]
  • Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University [Chennai]
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology [South Dakota, USA]

Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Infrastructure:

  • The campus has 2 auditorium halls, one preview theatre, and Dr. Mu.Va Hall. All of them are well furnished, air-conditioned and fitted with the latest teaching aids.
  • A canteen is available which is open to all. It serves vegetarian and non-vegetarian food as well.
  • It has Dr. T.P.M. Library which was established in 1957. It has second largest collections in the University Libraries in Tamil Nadu.
  • The campus has an IAS Coaching Centre which offers six month IAS coaching programme for the students.
  • The campus has 24-hour CCTV surveillance.
  • The university consists of a Guest House for the outside visitors.

Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Placements:

  • The students who have completed their degrees or who are in the final year of their studies are eligible to appear for the placement drives.
  • The students have to give an Aptitude test as the first level of the interview.
  • The candidates who pass the aptitude round are then entitled to give the interview.
  • After the interview has been cleared, the candidate will receive the call letter.

Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Scholarships and Fellowships:

  • The University provides Scholarships and fellowships to the students.
  • The various kinds of scholarships that the university provides from University Grants Commission [UGC] - Junior research Fellowship [JRF], Indian Council of Social Science Research [ICCSR], Indian Council of Historical research [ICHR], Council for Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR] and more.
  • The Fellowships that the University provides are - Lady Tata Memorial Trust fellowship, Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research [INSPIRE] Fellowship, and Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship.

Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Distance Education:

  • The university has extended its learning platform via correspondence by establishing the Directorate of Distance Education.
  • The Madurai Kamaraj University courses like B.A, B.Sc, BBA, BCA, B.Com, B.Ed, B.L.I.Sc, M.A, M.Com, M.Sc, MCA, MBA, M.L.I.Sc, PG Diploma, Diploma, and Certificate courses are available through distance learning.

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Contact Details and Location


Address : Palkalai Nagar, Madurai - 625 021, Tamil Nadu, India.
Website : http://www.mkuniversity.org

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University - [MKU], Madurai and accredited by UGC NAAC-A.

Facilities


Computer labs
Medical
Library
Auditorium
Hostel

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Eligibility Criteria:

Courses

Eligibility

B.Tech

  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 in science stream with an aggregate of 50% from a recognized university

M.Tech

  • Candidate should have passed B.Tech with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized university

B.Com

  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 with an aggregate of 50% marks from a recognized university

M.Com

  • Candidate must have a B.Com degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate from a recognized university

BBA

  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 with an aggregate of 50% marks from a recognized university

MBA

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized university

B.Sc

  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 in science stream with an aggregate of 50% marks from a recognized university

M.Sc

  • Candidate should have a B.Sc degree with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized university

BCA

  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 in science stream with English with an aggregate of 50% marks from a recognized university

MCA

  • Candidate must have a BCA degree with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized university

BA

  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 with an aggregate of 50% marks from a recognized university

MA

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized university

M.Phil

  • Candidate must have a Postgraduate Degree with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized university

Ph.D

  • Candidate must have a Master's Degree with a minimum of 60% marks from a recognized university

Courses and Fees Structure of Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai

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Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Diploma in Business Management  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,000
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,500
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,333
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 17,679
Diploma in Science  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 23,727

Master of Science [M.Sc] Reviews


SathishKumar
SathishKumar
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science), batch of 2012
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
4/10
  • Daily timing are from 9am to 4pm, Good to study, Teaching quality is satisfied.


Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,500
Bachelor of Education [B.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 37,000
Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000
Bachelor of Literature [B.Lit]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,000
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,143
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,000
Diploma in Humanity Arts  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,000
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,071
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 14,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5,762
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,500
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Hospitality Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Hospitality  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,000
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 21,000
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,000
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 45,000
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Education [M.Ed]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,135
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 32,100
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

Hostel Details


Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Hostel Details:

  • There are five Boys' hostels namely Bharathi, Kavimani, Bharathidasan, Thiruvalluvar, and V.O.C. Hostel.

Boys Hostel Name

No. of Rooms

 Bharathi

108 

 Kavimani

60 

 Bharathidasan

 59

Thiruvalluvar

59

V.O.C.

124

  • The hostels are provided with furnished halls and Television.
  • Facilities like Fridge, RO Filter water, WiFi connection, adequate water supply are available.
  • There is one hostel with three blocks for Girls. The names of the three blocks are - Kurinji, Thamarai, and Malligai.
  • These three blocks contain 317 well-furnished double-sharing rooms with 487 students residing in it.
  • The women's hostel has a single entry and exit point.
  • The girls' hostel is enclosed by the erected walls with 24-hour security.
  • The girls' hostel has parking facility.
  • Apart from the Madurai Kamaraj University Infrastructure, there are two 2 T.V. halls, 3 dining halls, central modern kitchen, RO water supply for the women's hostel.
  • The University multi-specialty health center is also available for any kind of medical emergencies.

Discussion Forum



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Asked By Vinay,

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The Madurai Kamaraj University has some Notable Alumni who have high Influence such as:

  • Shankar Narayan
  • Narayan Krishnan
  • Chimbu Devan
  • H Raja
  • Mohan Raghavan
  • Charle Etc.


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The Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai was inaugurated on 6 February 1966, based on the extension center of the University of Madras, at Madurai. In 1968 the foundation stone for a new campus was laid by Zakir Hussain, the then President of India. The Directorate of Distance Education of the university was established in 1971.



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The Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai has Affiliations with the University Grants Commission(UGC).



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Asked By Sriram,

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The Madurai Kamaraj University, [MKU] Madurai has the following contact details:

  • Adress: Madurai Kamaraj University,
    Palkalai Nagar,
    Madurai-625 021.
  • Phone: +91-0452-2458471 (30 lines),
  • Fax: +91-0452-2459181,
  • Email: mkuregistrar@rediffmail.com.


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Asked By Yogesh,

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The UGC-Academic Staff College at Madurai Kamaraj University is functioning from 1988 to cater to the training and developmental needs of teachers in the Colleges and University Departments. With a goal of upgrading the skills and expanding the knowledge base in their respective fields, our Academic Staff College has been conducting Refresher Courses in 19 Disciplines. Besides this, Orientation Programs are organized for Junior Teachers to provide them with a holistic perception of teaching at the Higher Education level. The catchment area of this ASC consists of 5 Universities and 98 Colleges spread over the South Tamil Nadu. A Computer Network Lab. has already been established in the campus for the benefit of the participants of our programs.

            The objectives of the Academic Staff College (ASC) are to enable teachers to: understand the significance of education in general, and higher education in particular, in the global and Indian contexts; understand the linkages between education and economic and socio-economic and cultural development, with particular reference to the Indian polity where democracy, secularism, and social equity are the basic tenets of society acquire and improve basic skills of teaching at the college/university level to achieve goals of higher education

 



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