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Periyar University
Year Founded : 1997
Accreditation : UGC
Recognition : NAAC
Affiliation : State University
Contact No : 0427-2345766, 2345520
Email : registrarperiyar@gmail.com
Website : http://www.periyaruniversity.ac.in/
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Overview

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 got the 12(B) and 2f status from the University Grants Commission and has been reaccredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade in 2015.


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

 

Schools at Periyar University -

 

  • School of Biosciences
  • School of Mathematics
  • School of Business Studies
  • School of Physical Sciences
  • School of Languages
  • School of Professional Studies
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Life Sciences

 

Constituent Colleges at Periyar University -

 

  • Periyar University Arts and Science College, Mettur Dam
  • Periyar University Arts and Science College, Pennagaram
  • Periyar University College of Arts & Science, Harur Dharamapuri
  • Periyar University College of Arts & Science, Pappiredipatty
  • Periyar University College of Arts & Science, Iddapadi
Courses
Master of Arts in English
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Category : English
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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, linguistics and philosophy of the English language. Subjects typically studied under this degree are Poetry, Drama, Prose & Fiction, Literary Criticism, Linguistics, Comparative Literature, New Literature in English etc.

Master of Arts in Economics
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Category : Economics
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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 analysis of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. Subjects typically studied under this degree are Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Mathematics & Statistics, International Trade & Finance, Agricultural Economics, Social Economics, Public Economics, Indian Economic Policy, Marketing Management etc.

Certificate in Counselling Psychology
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Category : Other Certificate Courses
Degree : Certificate
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Certification

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.

Certificate in Library and Information Science
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Category : Library and Information Science
Degree : Certificate
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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 which is an intermediate (10+2) in any discipline. Library science is an area, which applies practices, perspectives, and tools of management, education, information technology to libraries or organization of information resources.

Certificate in NGO Management for Social Development
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Category : Other Advance Certificate Management Courses
Degree : Certificate
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Certification

Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication
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Category : Journalism and Mass Communciation
Degree : MJMC
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Arts in Human Resource Development
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Category : Other Arts Subjects
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A.(Other Arts Subjects) - Stands for Master of Arts in Other Arts Subjects. Typically, a M.A is a two year post graduate program, minimum eligibility for which is a graduation in any relevant subject. Master of Arts is a vast field and offers various courses. The course offered in this degree are M.A in Public Administration, M.A. in Women Studies and M.A. in Tourism Management.

Master of Commerce
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Category : General
Degree : M.Com.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Com(Commerce)- Stands for Maters of Commerce. Typically, M.Com is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Com or equivalent with subjects such as accounts, maths and economics. Commerce consists of a broad range of interdisciplinary branches such as Marketing, Finance, E-Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration and Economics. Subjects typically studied under this degree are Financial Accounting, Business Economics, Business Law and Maths etc.

Master of Science in Applied Geology
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Category : Geology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Geology - Stands for Master of Science in Geology. An M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree preferably in Geology. Geology is a science, which studies the Earth and processes that changes the shape and form of the same. Subjects studied under this degree are physical geology and geomorphology, structural geology and engineering geology, structural geology and engineering geology, crystallography and mineralogy.

Master of Science in in Mathematics
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Category : Mathematics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Physics
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Category : Physics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Bachelor of Computer Applications
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Category : Computer Application
Degree : BCA
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Master of Arts in Tamil
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Category : Tamil
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A. Tamil - Stands for Master of Arts in Tamil. Typically, a M.A. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.A. in Tamil. Tamil is the study of literature, linguistics and philosophy of the Tamil language. Subjects typically studied under this degree are Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Literary Criticism, Literary History etc.

Master of Arts in History
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Category : History
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A. History - Stands for Master of Arts in History. Typically, a M.A. (History) is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is graduation in any discipline. History is the study of mankind's past. Subjects usually studied under this degree are History of India, Ancient History, Medieval History, Economical History, Social Structures Through the Ages, World History, Historiography etc.

Master of Commerce
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Category : General
Degree : M.Com.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Com(Commerce)- Stands for Maters of Commerce. Typically, M.Com is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Com or equivalent with subjects such as accounts, maths and economics. Commerce consists of a broad range of interdisciplinary branches such as Marketing, Finance, E-Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration and Economics. Subjects typically studied under this degree are Financial Accounting, Business Economics, Business Law and Maths etc.

Master of Arts in Political Science
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Category : Political Science
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A. Political Science - Stands for Master of Arts in Political Science. Typically, a M.A. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a graduation in any discipline. Political Science is a branch a social science that studies and analyzes the theory and practice of politics and political systems. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Indian Constitution, Fundamental Rights and Duties, Principles of State Policy, Constitutional Amendment, Functions of Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha and Judicial Structure.

Master of Arts in Sociology
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Category : Sociology
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A. Sociology - Stands for Master of Arts in Sociology. An M.A. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Sociology is a social science that studies the norms, traditions and cultures of societies. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Development of Sociology, Classical Sociology, Sociology of India, Agrarian Society, Political Sociology, Social Movements, Contemporary Social Theories, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Media, Sociology of Karl Marx, Sociology of Max Weber etc.

Master of Science in Chemistry
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Category : Chemistry
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Chemistry - Stands for Master of Science in Chemistry. An M.Sc. degree is typically for two years and requires an Undergraduate degree in the science to be eligible to pursue it. Chemistry is the specialised science of the study of matter and the changes it goes through. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Theoretical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Medical Chemistry, Bioiogranic Chemistry, Photochemistry, Environmental & Analytical Chemistry etc.

Master of Science in Biochemistry
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Category : Biochemistry
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Biochemistry - Is a Master of Science degree in Biochemistry. Typically, an M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in the stream of science. Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes in living organisms and is based on the principles of chemistry, biology, mathematics, genetics and physics. Subjects studied under this degree are Chemistry, Biophysics, Mathematics & Statistics, Molecular Biology, Genetics etc.

Master of Science in Food Science and Nutrition
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Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Applied Psychology
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Category : Psychology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc.(Psychology)- Stands for Masters of Science in Psychology. Typically, a M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is an Bachelor of Science in any discipline. Psychology is the scientific study of the mental and behavioral functions of humans and animals. Subjects usually studied under this degree are General Psychology, Statistics, Physiological Psychology, Social Psychology, Research Methods & Psychology Testing, Abnormal Psychology, Development Psychology and Organizational Psychology.

Master of Science in Biotechnology
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Category : Biotechnology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Biotechnology - Stands for Masters of Science in Biotechnology. Typically, M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc. Biotechnology or equivalent with subjects such as physics, chemistry, biotechnology and mathematics. Biotechnology applies technological methods to biological systems and living organisms to customize products and processes. Typical subjects studied under this degree are Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics, Immunology, Genetic Engineering, Plant Biotechnology, Animal Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Microbiology etc.

Master of Science in Microbiology
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Category : MicroBiology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Botany
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Category : Botany
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc.(Botany) - Stands for Master of Science (Botany). Typically, M.Sc.(Botany) is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is graduation in science. Botany is a branch of biology, which encompasses scientific study of plant life. Subjects studied under this degree are Biology, Biodiversity, Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Plant Physiology, Ecology, Genetics etc.

Master of Science in Environmental Science
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Category : Environmental Science
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Environmental science is becoming an interesting career option because of the increase in consciousness about the environment. Environmental scientists are now playing the important role of the guardians of the environment.For M.Sc in Environmental Science which is of two year duration, B.Sc Environmental Science or in any science subject is must.

Certificate in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
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Category : other Science certificate
Degree : Certificate
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Certification

Master of Science in Statistics
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Category : Statistics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. in Statistics- stands for Masters in Statistics. This is to introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students are exposed to exploring data, sampling and experimentation, exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation etc.

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
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Category : Nutrition and Dietetics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Zoology
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Category : Zoology
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Zoology - Stands for Master of Science in Zoology. An M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in the stream of science. Zoology is the branch of Biology that scientifically studies the structure, function, behavior, and evolution of animals. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Structure & Functions of Invertebrates, Quantitative Biology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics, Animal Physiology, Biomolecules, Structural Biology, Environmental Physiology, Biosystematics, Taxonomy & Evolution, Genes & Differentiation, Animal Behaviour, Endocrinology etc.

Master of Science in Bio Informatics
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Category : Bioinformatics
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Bioinformatics - Stands for Master of Science in Bioinformatics. An M.Sc. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in the stream of science. Bioinformatics is a field of biosciences that applies statistics to molecular biology. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Programming in C, Cell Biology, Genetics, Essential Mathematics & Statistics, Bioinformatics, Data Structures & Algorithms, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Biodiversity and Ecological Informatics, Genoinformatics, Applications of Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology Techniques etc.

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Name : Periyar University
Location : Periyar Palkalai Nagar
City : Salem
State : Tamil Nadu
Country : India
Contact No : 0427-2345766, 2345520
Contact Email : registrarperiyar@gmail.com
Website : http://www.periyaruniversity.ac.in/