Alagappa University, Karaikudi was initiated by a Special Act of the Government of Tamil Nadu in May 1985. The University has 39 Departments, 9 Centres, and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus, 44 Affiliated Colleges located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram. It provides a variety of courses at different levels such as Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Certificate, Diploma, and Postgraduate Diploma. Admission to these courses is done on the basis of merit scored in the last qualifying examination, however, for some courses like B.Ed, B.Sc, MCA, the university conducts a separate entrance test.
|Established | Type||1985 | Autonomous|
|Recognized by||AICTE and UGC|
|Courses offered||UG, PG, and Diploma|
|Admission criteria||Merit and Entrance-based|
Alagappa University offers several UG and PG courses in the faculties of Arts, Science, Management, and Education. Mentioned below are the details for the same:
|M.A.||Graduate in any discipline|
|M.Sc||Graduation with 55% marks and 50% for SC/ST|
|MCA||Graduation with 60% marks and 55% for SC/ST|
|M.Ed||B.Ed with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/BC)|
|M.Com||B.Com/ BBA/ B.A. Economics with accountancy with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST)|
|MJMC||Graduate in any discipline|
|M.P.Ed||Graduate in B.P.Ed|
|MBA||Graduate in any discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST)|
|M.Voc||Graduate in B.Voc|
|B.Ed||Graduate in any discipline|
|B.P.Ed||Graduate in B.Sc Physical Education OR BPE|
|B.Sc (Physical Education)||Intermediate graduate in any discipline|
|PG Diploma in Education Management||Graduate in B.Ed|
|PG Diploma in Gemmology||Graduate in any discipline|
|PG Diploma in Herbal Science||Master’s in Botany/ Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Life Science and Biotechnology with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST)|
|PG Diploma in Fashion Designing||Graduation in Fashion Technology/ Fashion Designing/ Costume Designing|
|PG Diploma in Yoga||Graduate in any discipline|
|PG Diploma in Business Management|
|Diploma in Media Communication||Intermediate graduate with a recognized board|
|Diploma in Linguistics|
|Diploma in Gandhian Thought|
|Diploma in Cognitive Science Education|
|Certificate in Communicative English||Matric pass from a recognized board|
|Certificate in Folk Music|
|Certificate in Labor Laws|
|Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility|
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Candidates seeking admission in the university can apply in both offline and online mode. Candidates who wish to apply offline can obtain the application form from the admission portal of the university. Successfully filled application form along with required fee submit it to the address: “The Registrar Alagappa University, Karaikudi 630 003, Tamilnadu, India”. Interested candidates can also apply online by entering into ‘Admission 2020’ tab in the university website (https://www.alagappauniversity.ac.in/)
Applicants are selected on the basis of merit list. Listed candidates on the basis of their marks in qualifying examinations are considered for admission. For admission to some of the courses such as B.Ed., M.Ed., MBA, MCA, M.Sc, B.Sc, M.P.Ed, B.P.Ed, the university conducts separate entrance tests, medical tests, fitness tests, interviews, and group discussion rounds in order to evaluate the courses.
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The university has a great placement cell which works to provide the best placement opportunities to its students. The placement cell is committed to providing all possible assistance to graduates and postgraduates in their efforts to find employment. This commitment is demonstrated by the existence of a Placement Officer in charge. Its mission is to enhance the level of employability of the students, by equipping them with relevant professional skills and through proper nexus with reputed recruiters. A vast number of 1,655 students got placed in the session 2017-18 in approx every specialization such as Chemical Science, Management, Physical Education, and Education, etc. Some of the frequent visitors of the university are such as AMCO Batteries, Axis Bank, Neeyamo, Future Generali, Poorani Textiles, HDFC Bank, and many more.
The University provides many sorts of Scholarship Programs for its student under numerous categories financed by Government agencies. The Scholarship awarded is on the basis of merit and need. Given below are the details for the same:
Besides, the students are facilitated to avail of various Scholarships/Fee waiver schemes of State/Central Government and NGOs
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Alagappa University has created AURF (Alagappa University Research Fellowship) which provides financial assistance for undertaking Research by the Research Scholars of the University.
The university conducts semester examinations in the months of April and December every year. Regular college students under UTDs can check their results by following the steps mentioned below:
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Mentioned below are the facilities provided by the University to cater to the needs of the students:
Ques. Is Alagappa University’s degree valid?
Ans. Alagappa University is accredited with A+ by NAAC in the year 2017 and it is also graded as Category-1 University by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Ques. Is Alagappa University UGC Approved?
Ans. Alagappa University is UGC Recognized and obtained 2(f) and 12(B) status to receive UGC and Central Government grants.
Ques. What are the academic programs offered at Alagappa University?
Ans. Alagappa University offers different UG, PG, and Doctorate courses in the field of Arts, Education, Science, Commerce, and Management. The University has 44 departments, 9 Centres, and 2 Constituent Colleges on the Campus.
Ques. Does Alagappa University offer Distance learning?
Ans. Yes, Alagappa University offers Distance Learning. It provides 66 programs through Distance Learning.
Ques. How to get admitted to Alagappa University?
Ans. For getting admitted in any course at Alagappa University candidates need 50% marks in the University Entrance Test as well as a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Academic Exams.
Ques. How to reach Alagappa University?
Ans. You may reach Alagappa university through the following routes:
Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for the B.Ed 2020 program at Alagappa University Distance center?
Ans. For the B.Ed program, the eligibility criteria include:
Ques. Does the university provide financial assistance to students?
Ans. The state and Central Governments provide financial assistance to the students by offering the following scholarships.
Ques. How is the faculty of Alagappa University?
Ans. The faculty of the university is well-educated and experienced in their relevant fields. The prominent members of the faculty team hold Doctoral degrees in their specialized fields. The minimum qualification of the majority of the faculty members is a Master’s degree.Read More: Alagappa University Faculty
Ques. What is the cost of application forms at Alagappa University?
Ans. The cost of application forms at Alagappa University are as follows:
|MBA||₹13,500 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + CAT|
|M.Sc||₹5,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.P.Ed||₹16,500 (1st Year Fees)||10+2 or Graduation|
|B.Sc||₹7,500 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.Phil||₹15,000 (Total Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.C.A||₹10,500 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + TANCET|
|B.Ed||₹19,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|