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Review: Alagappa University

By Sahaya Sahaya (Class of 2018) , 1 year, 1 month ago
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Alagappa University is a public university founded by Dr. RM. Alagappa Chettiar. Located in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India, the university was brought into existence by a Special Act of the Government of Tamil Nadu in May 1985. It has received an A+ grading from NAAC. This University is also recognized by the UGC, Government of India.

National Institutional Ranking Framework Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has given the Rank 49 to Alagappa University. The University has been given WORLD CLEAN AND GREEN UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AWARD by National Institute of Cleanliness Education and Research (NICER), A Division of Afro-Asian-American Chamber of Commerce, Occupational Research and Development (ACCORD) New Delhi. Alagappa University has been certified with ISO 9001: 2015- International Organization for Standard issued on 15.03.2017.

The University has 34 Departments, 7 Centres and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus. There are 40 Affiliated Colleges located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram. The University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and Doctoral programs in various streams like science, commerce, management, sciences, physical education, languages, education, and mathematics. 

The University has International Collaborations with many Universities in countries like West Indies, U.S.A., China, Malaysia, and South Korea and there are 40 international exchange programs that are offered at the University for the foreign students. There is a Centre for International Relations (CIR) to build an association with Overseas Universities for Collaborative Ventures that provide mutual benefit. The Centre is responsible for admission of students under categories of Foreign Nationals, Non-Resident Indians, People of Indian Origin and Children of Indian workers in Gulf Countries for Post Graduate degree (M.A., M.Com., M.Sc., MBA) and M.Phil. / Ph.D. programs in all disciplines and the essential qualification for enrollment is 10 + 2+ 3 years of education or its equivalent. The Faculties of Arts, Sciences, and Management offer Post-Doctoral Fellowships for overseas candidates.

The application process for the undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma programs for all the streams begins around the first week of April; for MPhil, it starts in the first week of June. Applications are invited through ON-LINE/OFF-LINE mode.



1. B.Ed. / M.Ed.

Entrance Test mark only

2. All M.B.As / M.C.A.

Entrance Test and Group Discussion / Interview marks

3. M.Sc. Biotechnology

Entrance Test and Group Discussion / Interview marks

4. M.P.Ed. / B.P.Ed. / D.P.Ed.

Medical Test, Physical Efficiency Test & Games Test marks

5. All Other Programmes

On the basis of marks obtained in the Qualifying Degree exam.

6. All M.Phil. programmes

Entrance Test marks (50%) and Qualifying Degree marks (50%)

The Entrance Test will be conducted at KARAIKUDI only followed by Group Discussion/Medical Test/Physical efficiency etc.

The Placement Cell at Alagappa University was established in 2010 with the aim that students have the information and skills required for an effective job search. This may include advice on placement procedures; help to prepare applications and resumes and conducting mock interviews. The students through the placement cell are placed with reputed corporate houses like HDFC Bank, Mumbai, IFFCO-TOKIO General Insurance Co. Ltd., Gurgaon, Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT) Ltd. and Kerakoll India Pvt. Ltd.

The Alagappa University offers a number of Facilities to its students including student hostels, Auditoria, University Science Instrumentation Centre, health care center, guest house, canteen, and yoga center.


Available College Facilities

Alagappa University offers several facilities which are:

  • Hostel
  • Sports
  • Library
  • Auditoria
  • University Science Instrumentation Centre
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Health Care Centre
  • Guest House
  • Canteen
  • Stores
  • Yoga Centre.


There are several hostels available for both men and women classified as follows:

  • Research Scholar Hostel (Men)
  • Post Graduation Hostel (Men)
  • Research Scholar Hostel (Women)
  • Post Graduation Hostel (Women)

The Hostel Fees for 2017-18 is 14000/-.

  •  Research Scholar Hostel (Men)
  •  Post Graduation Hostel (Men)
  • Research Scholar Hostel (Women)
  • Post Graduation Hostel (Women)


Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines

University Science Instrumentation Centre (USIC) works on research quality carried out by students and faculty members in the applied field of sciences. There is an increased use of sophisticated types of equipment in the University in order to enhance the infrastructure of the centre and hence to provide these advanced facilities at a very affordable cost.


A Yoga Centre has been set up to enable students to have good health and in order to cultivate self-regulation and higher consciousness in the individual. 

Extra - Curricular

The Auditoria at Alagappa University is a hub for various seminar halls which are mentioned below:

  • Convocation Auditorium
  • L.CT.L Palaniappa Chettiar Memorial Auditorium
  • Seminar Hall
  • Convocation Seminar Hall
  • Library Seminar Hall
  • Arts Seminar Hall
  • Education Seminar Hall
  • Management Seminar Hall
  • Physics Department Seminar Hall
  • Biotechnology Seminar Hall
  • Bioinformatics Seminar Hall


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