Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU), Tirunelveli established in 1970 was named after the famous Tamil Scholar Professor P. Sundaram Pillai, to cater to the long felt needs of the people of the three southern most districts of Tamil Nadu namely Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari. The University has under its jurisdiction 61 affiliated colleges, 5 mano colleges and 1 constituent college, with 65,000 students on rolls. These colleges, amongst which three are over 100 years old (St. John’s College, M.D.T. Hindu College, Sarah Tucker College, the oldest women’s college in the state), have contributed decisively to the cause of higher education of this region.
The University Grants Commission, New Delhi, an apex higher education body of the Union Government, has accorded its approval for getting financial assistance since 29 March 1994. The University has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India with five star status. The University Act authorizes the functioning of Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education outside the university jurisdiction and the courses offered through this mode are recognized by the Distance Education Council of India.
Facilities at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University -
- Internet Center
- Women's Welfare Committee
Faculties at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University –
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Languages
Placements at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University –
The department of Youth Welfare is in-charge of the placement cell. The Director, department of Youth Welfare is the coordinator of the placement cell. It coordinates with many industries and employment counselors and organizes Job Fairs at the University. 352 students got jobs at the ‘Job Fairs’ last year. Apart from these, other students, for whom they have created contacts, are also getting employed. It also conducts workshops for students to enhance their employability skills and for teachers under ‘train the trainers’ program.
Top Recruiters –
- Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
- HCL Technologies
- Hindustan Lever Ltd
- Mega Foods
- India Infoline
- Samjass Ltd
- Sanmar Specialty Chemical Ltd
- Reliance HR Services
- ABN Amro Bank
- Nicholas Pharmaceuticals
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