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Periyar University, [PU] Salem

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About Periyar University, [PU] Salem


Periyar University, 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 has been recognised by UGC and has been reaccredited by NAAC with ‘A’ in 2015. The university has 25 divisions offering Post Graduate and Research Programs, 81 associated schools, five Constituent Colleges and one PG Extension Centres. The university has coordinated efforts with different scholastic, exploring establishments and colleges all over the world.

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

Periyar University, [PU] Salem Quick Links:

Periyar University Highlights:

The schools, departments, institutes, chairs, centres and cells contribute their best through diverse academic, research and expansion activities. The university is operating a predominant role in bringing multi-faceted growth to the country. It is constantly creating innumerable academic activities to bring academicians and industrialists under one umbrella to discuss, deliberate and carve out time-demanding answers to human problems. The highlights of the university are:

Type of University Public
Reaccreditation NAAC with “A” grade
Recognition UGC
Year of Establishment 1997
Periyar University Facilities Hostel, cafeteria, libraries and Classrooms 
Periyar University MoUs Periyar University has signed an MoU with spoken tutorials, IIT Bombay 
Periyar University Location Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem, Tamil Nadu
Periyar University Courses Offered  Undergraduate, Postgraduation and Research Programs  Periyar University, [PU] Salem Fee Structure
Periyar University Contact Number 0427-2345766

Periyar University Courses:

The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) was added for multiple programmes furnished by the University from 2008-09 onwards. From 2009-10 onwards the University has been providing certificate courses also in order to cater to the present necessities of the public. Periyar University administers the Student Support Services of Library, National Service Scheme, Youth Red Cross, Women’s Welfare Centre and avenues for sports and games. Below are the courses and their specializations:

Discipline  Course  Specialization 
 Biosciences M.Sc Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology 
 M.Phil Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology 
 Ph.D Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology
 Mathematics MCA  
 M.Sc Computer Science & Data Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics  
M.Lib.I.Sc Master of Library and Information Science
 M.Phil Computer Science, Library and Information Science, Mathematics, Statistics 
Ph.D Computer Science, Library and Information Science, Mathematics, Statistics 
Physical Sciences M.Sc Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Energy Science
M.Phil Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Energy Science
Ph.D Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Energy Science 
Business Studies M.Com Commerce 
MA Economics
MBA Management Studies
M.Phil Commerce, Economics, Management Studies
Ph.D Commerce, Economics, Management Studies
Languages MA English, Tamil
M.Phil English, Tamil
Ph.D English, Tamil
Professional Studies B.Ed Education 
M.Ed Education 
B.Voc Food Science and Nutrition, Textiles and Apparel Design
M.Sc Food Science and Nutrition, Textiles and Apparel Design
M.Phil Food Science and Nutrition, Textiles and Apparel Design
Ph.D Food Science and Nutrition, Textiles and Apparel Design
Social Sciences MA  Sociology, Journalism and Mass Communication, History  
B.Voc Journalism and Mass Communication
MA (Applied Psychology) Clinical and HR
M.Phil Sociology, Psychology, Journalism and Mass Communication, History   
Ph.D Sociology, Psychology, Journalism and Mass Communication, History   
Life Sciences M.Sc Botany, Zoology,  Environmental Science, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics 
M.Phil Botany, Zoology,  Environmental Science 
Ph.D Botany, Zoology, Environmental Science  

Periyar University Departments:

The principal purpose of the department is to instil the necessary concepts and applications of Biochemistry and flourish in the field of research and development. The department is kenned for its dedication to the improvement of students into well-rounded individuals who can take on an administrative role in Industry, Academic or Government. The departments of the university are mentioned below:

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 Facilities:

Prime preference is always given for the students' welfare. The various issues concerning their academic research activities are taken care of. An internet facility with 100 terminals has been dedicated to the students’ usage. Photocopiers, printers and stationery are made available to them. Periyar University has facilities that include things such as:

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

Periyar University Placement:

The placements are offered to the 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. Below are some of the companies recruited students from the university:

 HCL TalentCare-Capgemini Access Health   Hinduja Global Solutions
 Polaris & Unwind Labs HGS  Nouveau Medicament Pvt. Ltd 
 Eureka Forbes Equitas  Global Innov 
 Indian Infolines Talent Pro  UTL Technologies 
 First American (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Periyar University Scholarship:

Periyar University offers scholarships for students who are financially weak to support their studies. Following are the scholarships offered by the university:

  • The university offers a scholarship for the BC/MBC community. Students who belong to that section can avail the scholarship. 
  • SC/ST Scholarship is another scholarship offered by the university for students.

Periyar University Fee Details:

The university offers courses in UG, PG, M.Phil and Ph.D for students and the fee structure for some of the courses are given below:

  • The course fee for M.Sc is INR 14,220/- per annum.
  • For the BA course, the fee is INR 2,210/- per annum.
  • The fee structure for MA is INR 3,310/- per annum.
  • Course fee for MCA is INR 14,015/- per annum.
  • For MBA, the course fee is INR 9,015/- per annum.

Periyar University Distance Education:

  • The University started Distance Education in the year 2001 – 2002.
  • The university has named the Distance Education Program as PRIDE [Periyar Institution of Distance Education].
  • PRIDE offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
  • 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 FAQs:

  1. What are the courses offered by Periyar University?
    - The courses offered by the university are UG, PG, M.Phil and Ph.D in various fields for students.
  2. Does Periyar University offer placement for students?
    - Yes, it conducts Mega job fairs for students to get an opportunity for a job before leaving the university.
  3. What are the departments offered by the university?
    - Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Physical Education, Education, Languages, Professional Studies, Business Studies, Biosciences and Mathematics.

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Based on 7 Student's Reviews 8.6/10  
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Student Reviews


pinky's
Pinky's
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Applications), batch of 2019
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The internals are actually very strict and coming to exam it depends on our preparation to me it was easy assignment carries 5 marks and attendance 5 mark


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are very popular clubs and activities like women's club,rotract club,YRC,RRC and etc. They conduct Dance festival, and religious festival accordingly




pinky's
Pinky's
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Applications), batch of 2019
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The internals are actually very strict and coming to exam it depends on our preparation to me it was easy assignment carries 5 marks and attendance 5 mark


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are very popular clubs and activities like women's club,rotract club,YRC,RRC and etc. They conduct Dance festival, and religious festival accordingly




vaishnavi
Vaishnavi
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2019
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timings:10m:00 am to 5:00 pm. Internals and model examination is conducted. The method is by power point presentation. Overall experience is nice.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

College life is good. Main festivals are sports, technology, and cultural. PUBA association in biotechnology department. All departments have an association.




vaishnavi
Vaishnavi
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2019
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timings:10m:00 am to 5:00 pm. Internals and model examination is conducted. The method is by power point presentation. Overall experience is nice.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

College life is good. Main festivals are sports, technology, and cultural. PUBA association in biotechnology department. All departments have an association.




vaishnavi
Vaishnavi
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2019
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timings:10m:00 am to 5:00 pm. Internals and model examination is conducted. The method is by power point presentation. Overall experience is nice.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

College life is good. Main festivals are sports, technology, and cultural. PUBA association in biotechnology department. All departments have an association.




pinky's
Pinky's
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Computer Applications), batch of 2019
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The internals are actually very strict and coming to exam it depends on our preparation to me it was easy assignment carries 5 marks and attendance 5 mark


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are very popular clubs and activities like women's club,rotract club,YRC,RRC and etc. They conduct Dance festival, and religious festival accordingly




Contact Details and Location


Address : Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem, Tamil Nadu
Website : http://www.periyaruniversity.ac.in

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to Periyar University, Salem.

Facilities


Computer labs
Library
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Sports
Medical
Laboratory
Gym
Hostel

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

Entrance Exams for Admission


Periyar University, [PU] Salem Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
TANCET
Master of Business Administration [MBA]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Periyar University Eligibility Criteria:

Periyar University offers courses in UG, PG, M.Phil and Ph.D in the domains of Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Biosciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Education, Physical Education, Business Studies, Languages, and Professional Studies. The following are the courses and their eligibility criteria:

Courses  Eligibility 
MA Tamil
  • Candidate Should have passed Graduation with Tamil on the 12th.
MA English
  • Candidates should have passed graduation with 50% Marks.
  • Candidate should have graduated in English 
MA in Economics
  • Candidate should have passed graduation in Economics/BBA/Mathematics or Statistics
M.Com
  • Candidate should have passed B.com.
  • Any Degree in Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting / Management Accounting as Subjects.
M.Sc
  • Candidate Should have passed graduation in a relevant discipline.
MCA
  • Candidate should have passed graduation with Mathematics as Subject on the 12th.
MBA
  • Candidate should have passed graduation with 50% Marks.
M.Ed
  • Candidate should have passed graduation with 50% Marks.
M.Lib.I.Sc
  • Candidate should have passed graduation in any Discipline.

Periyar University Admission:

Admissions are offered to UG, PG, M.Phil and Ph.D in the fields of Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Biosciences, Education, Physical education, Business Studies, Professional Studies. Students who are interested in taking admissions can go to the official website of the college and apply for the corresponding course and wait for the seat confirmation.


Courses and Fees Structure of Periyar University, [PU] Salem

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Periyar University, [PU] Salem Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,100
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,067
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 6,820
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,210
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,210
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,600
Diploma in Business Management  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,600
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s) 2 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 20,000
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 19,269
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 26,000
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s) 2 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,100
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 19,560
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,500

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Periyar University, [PU] Salem Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,183
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,660
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,000

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Periyar University, [PU] Salem Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 17,628
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 11,254
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s) 2 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 28,008
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 17,968
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 14,470
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 6,820

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Periyar University, [PU] Salem Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,436
Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,700
Bachelor of Literature [B.Lit]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,210
Bachelors Of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,210
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time
Diploma  2 year(s) 2 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,600
Diploma in Humanity Arts  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,100
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s) 2 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,700
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 6,207
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,000
Master of Arts [MA]  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 8,310
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,500
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Master of Social Work [MSW]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,600
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s) 2 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,100

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Periyar University, [PU] Salem Fashion Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 16,100
Diploma  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,380
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,600
Diploma in Fashion  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,600
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma  2 year(s) 2 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,600
Diploma in Mass Media And Communications  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,210
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,500
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,600
Diploma  2 year(s) 2 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,600
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,600
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Paramedical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Paramedical  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 8,500
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Hospitality Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Hospitality  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 6,400
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,500
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 24,710
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]   2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 16,960
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 2,100
Certificate Course  1 month(s), Distance Learning Rs. 500
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,600
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 38,015
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 26,265
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 14,265
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 6,820
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Education  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,100
Master of Education [M.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 31,090
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Agriculture  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 3,600
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Vocational Courses Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 4,103
Periyar University, [PU] Salem Aviation Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 5,100
Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 6,200
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 17,015

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