Periyar University, [PU] Salem

8.8 / 10

Based on 5 Student Reviews

About Periyar University, [PU] Salem

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Started its functioning on 17th September 1997 which is located in Tamil Nadu. The University is named after the great warrior“ Thanthai Periyar”.  The University is Been Recognised by UGC and is been reaccredited by NAAC with ‘A’ in 2015. The University has 25 divisions offering Post Graduate and Research Programs and 81 associated schools, five Constituent Colleges and one PG Extension Centres. The University has coordinated efforts with different scholastic, explore establishments and colleges over the world.

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Admission is offered to courses such as Postgraduation, Research Programs and Undergraduation programs. Periyar University has taken the significant step of promoting interdisciplinary study and research.

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Quick Links:

Sl. No. Content
1 Highlights
2 Courses offered
3 Schools
4 Facilities
5 Distance Education
6 Placements
7 Eligibility Criteria
8 Admission
9 Hostel Details

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Highlights:


NAAC with “A” grade






Hostel, cafeteria, libraries and Classrooms 


Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem, Tamil Nadu

Programs offered

 Undergraduate, Postgraduation and Research Programs



Periyar University, [PU] Salem Courses Offered:

[University Departments]

  • Master of Arts [MA] Tamil
  • Master of Arts [MA] English
  • Master of Arts [MA] Economics
  • Master of Arts [MA]Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Master of Arts [MA] Sociology
  • Master of Arts [MA]Human Resource Development
  • Master of Commerce [M.Com]
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Applied Geology
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Mathematics
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Statistics
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Physics
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Chemistry
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Biochemistry
  • Master of Science [M.Sc]. Food Science and Nutrition
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Applied Psychology
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Biotechnology
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Microbiology
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Botany
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Environmental Science
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Zoology
  • Master of Science [M.Sc]Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science [M.Sc] Computer Science [Self Supportive]
  • Master of Computer Application [MCA] [Aided & Self Supportive]
  • Master of Business Administration [MBA] [Aided & Self Supportive]
  • Master of Business Administration [MBA]
  • Master of Education [M.Ed]
  • Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]

[College Offered Programs]


  • Arts
  • Science


  • Arts
  • Science
  • Master of Philosophy [M. Phil] Arts
  • Master of Philosophy [M. Phil] Science

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Schools:

School of Biosciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Microbiology

School of Mathematics

  • Computer Science
  • Library and Information Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

School of Physical Sciences

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Energy Studies

School of Business Studies

  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Periyar Institute of Management Studies

School of Social Sciences

  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • History

School of Languages

  • English
  • Tamil

School of Life Sciences

  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Environmental Science
  • Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

School of Professional Studies

  • Education
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Textiles and Apparel Design

Department of Physical Education

  • Physical Education

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Facilities:

  • Study Amenity Centre
  • Networking Facility
  • Internet Centre
  • Bank 
  • Post Office 
  • Guest House
  • Men's Hostel 
  • women's Hostel
  • Cafeteria 

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Distance Education:

  • The University started the Distance Education in the year 2001 – 2002.
  • The university has named the Distance Education Program as PRIDE [Periyar Institution of Distance Education].
  • The PRIDE offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
  • The PRIDE has introduced University-Industry Collaborative Programmes through PRIDE from 2010 – 2011 to offer job-related programmes and to cater to the industrial needs of the students

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Placements:

  • The offers Placements to their students in different industries.
  • The University arranges the Mega Job Fair 
  • The University Placement cell is in association with AVS & Sakthikailash Group of Institutions which organises the Mega Job Fair.

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 5 Student's Reviews 8.8/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 3/5 students

Contact Details and Location

Address : Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem, Tamil Nadu
Website :

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to Periyar University, Salem.


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Placements and Average package

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Placements and Average Packages
Course type Average Salary Highest Salary Companies Visiting
Bachelor of Arts [BA] 1.5 Lacs Per Annum 2.5 Lacs Per Annum HGS Bangalore, Nouveau Medicament (P) Ltd, Eureka Forbes, Equitas
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] 1.5 Lacs Per Annum 2.5 Lacs Per Annum Global Innov, Indian Infoline, Talent Pro
Master of Business Administration [MBA] 1.5 Lacs Per Annum 2.5 Lacs Per Annum HCL, HGS Bangalore, Eureka Forbes, Capgemini

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Eligibility Criteria:



M.A. Tamil

  • Candidate Should Have passed Graduation with Tamil in 12th.

M.A. English

  • Candidates should have passed graduation with 50% Marks.

  • Candidate should have done graduation in English 

M.A. Economics

  • Candidate should have passed graduation in Economics/BBA/Mathematics or Statistics


  • Candidate should have passed

  • Any Degree with Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting / Management Accounting as Subjects.


  • Candidate Should have passed graduation in a relevant discipline.


  • Candidate should have passed graduation with Mathematics as Subject in 12th.


  • Candidate should have passed graduation with 50% Marks.


  • Candidate should have passed graduation with 50% Marks.


  • Candidate should have passed graduation in any Discipline.

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Admission:

  • Candidates can apply for admission to the university the can visit the official website of the university.





Periyar University, [PU] Salem Hostel Details:

  • The university provides separate hostel facilities to boys and girls 
  • There are separate Infrastructure dedicated to hostel

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