Tamil University Thanjavur is a heaven for Tamil students, it is one of its kind. It is a university which was initially dedicated to Tamil language, literature and culture. It was set up in 1981 by the government of Tamil Nadu with the motive of aiding the development of learning and research in Tamil language. It is situated in the feel-good city of Thanjavur. Thanjavur has always been the epicenter of Tamil art and culture. In the beginning Tamil university was focused to exclusively elevate the research level in Tamilology. Later the university started post graduate courses in arts followed by science courses and other professional programs, diplomas and certifications to benefit the Tamil people. The university believes in the motto of “what all you think, think highly of…”
Admission in all the courses in Tamil University is done through an entrance exam conducted by the university at the campus only and upto 5th semester or 2nd year performance in qualifying undergraduation is also considered. Qualified applicants are appeared for counselling and further formalities.
Tamil University PH.D is the most popular course of the university. The university provides research programs M.Phil and Ph.D under all the departments.
Tamil University B.ed program is second most sought after course in the university after Ph.D. It can be done by distance mode as well.
Tamil University distance education mode is highly active and offers vast range of courses including MBA. It suits those students who either are working or cannot attend the campus regularly. It also offers various Post graduation courses, Diplomas and Certificate courses.
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The faculty is split in various departments namely:
There are two centers established in the university dedicated to Pure Tamil Dictionary and Encyclopedias.
The university provides free coaching to students for competition exams and also career counselling seminars.