Alagappa University, Karaikudi was established by a Special Act of the Government of Tamil Nadu in May 1985 with the objective of fostering research, development and dissemination of knowledge in various branches of learning. The university is accredited with 'A' Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. The University's motto is "Excellence in Action" and the University keeps before it the vision of excellence in all spheres of its action.
The University has 34 Departments, 7 Centres and 3 Constituent Colleges on its campus. 40 Affiliated Colleges, 1 Autonomous College located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram are part of the University. Alagappa University College of Arts and Science is also functioning at Paramakudi as a Constituent College.
The University offers education through Regular, Week-end, Distance and Collaborative modes. The Distance Education Directorate offers variety of programmes to the student community spread across the country and in selected foreign countries. Through all modes of education, the University caters to the needs of the student community of around 1,00,000.
Campus of Alagappa University -
The University is located at Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu is accessible from Madurai and Tiruchirappalli Airports within two hours. The 440 acre green and lush campus houses all the academic activities.
Facilities at Alagappa University-
- Cells & Clubs
- Health Care Center
- General Facilities
- Workshop cum Instrumentation Center
- Cultural Activities
Faculties/Centres at Alagappa University -
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Management
- Faculty of Education
- Central Library
- Centre for Gandhian Studies
- Centre for Nehru Studies
Placement Cell at Alagappa University –
Alagappa University has a dedicated Placement-cum-Training Cell, headed by a Placement Officer. The Placement Cell guides the students through their career by providing adequate training and assistance in gaining employment with the right corporates. Their campus recruitment program starts in the Pre-Final semester.
Top Recruiters at Alagappa University –
- HDFC Bank, Mumbai
- IFFCO-TOKIO General Insurance Co. Ltd., Gurgaon
- Kotak Mahindra Bank, Chennai
- Standard Chartered Bank
- Sundaram Finance Ltd., Chennai