Year Founded: 1997

Accreditation: NAAC

Contact No: 0427-2345766, 2345520

Website: www.periyaruniversity.ac.in 

Location: Periyar Palkalai Nagar , Salem, Tamil Nadu, India - 636 011

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Periyar University (PU), Salem was established in 1997.The university has been accredited with NAAC and recognized by UGC. The university is named after a renowned social reformer popularly called "Thanthai Periyar". The university thus established had its origin with the three departments (Commerce, Geology and Mathematics) of Postgraduate extension center of Madras University functioning at Salem at that time.

Periyar Institute of Administrative Studies (PERIAS) started functioning in  2009. The university has established the following constituent colleges  Periyar University Arts and Science College (PRUCAS) in 2006 at Mettur Dam, Salem District  Periyar University Arts and Science College in 2010 at Pennagaram, Dharmapuri District.

Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE) is imbibing knowledge into the veins of the students who could not take up the regular academic studies in affiliated colleges due to their economic condition. The university tie-ups with various academic, research institutes and universities across the world bring laurels to the academia.

The mission of the university is to spread knowledge and skill in general and the thrust is particularly given to enable the knowledge reach the youth of economically, educationally and socially weaker sections. This mission is achieved through the departments of study and research of the university and its affiliated colleges.In the direction of nation building process, this university aims to uplift the society through education to attain self-reliance.

Campus of Periyar University -

The university is situated on the Bangalore National Highways (NH - 47), 10kms from the Salem city and easily connected by road.The University campus extends to about 100 acres accommodating the administrative and department buildings.

Facilities at Periyar University -
 

  • Library
  • Auditorium
  • Audio Visual Centre
  • Sports
  • Laboratories
  • Classrooms

Courses offered by Periyar University All Courses 

Master of Arts in English

English

Category: English

Degree: M.A.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 2 Years

 

M.A. English - Stands for Master of Arts in English. An M.A. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. English is the study of literature,.. Read more..


Master of Arts in Economics

Economics

Category: Economics

Degree: M.A.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 2 Years

 

M.A. Economics - Stands for Master of Arts in Economics. An M.A. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Economics is the study and.. Read more..


Certificate in Counselling Psychology

Other Arts

Category: Other Certificate Courses

Degree: Certificate

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

 

Certificate Courses - Certificate Courses in the arts field are essentially for one year time period. Arts is a vast field and various short-term certificate courses are offered in this field. .. Read more..


Certificate in Library and Information Science

Library Science

Category: Library and Information Science

Degree: Certificate

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

 

Certificate Course (Library and Information Science) - Stands for certificate course in library and information science. Typically, a certificate course is a two year course, minimum eligibility for.. Read more..


Certificate in NGO Management for Social Development

Other Management

Category: Other Advance Certificate Management Courses

Degree: Certificate

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

 

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Name : Periyar University
Location : Periyar Palkalai Nagar
City : Salem
State : Tamil Nadu
Country : India
Contact No : 0427-2345766, 2345520
Website : www.periyaruniversity.ac.in 

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