Alagappa University

The Alagappa University of Tamil Nadu was set up in 1985 by the State Government in KaraiKudi. Alagappa University is autonomous and recognized by AICTE & University Grants Commission. The UG, PG, Diploma, and certificate courses are provided by the university in various streams. 

Alagappa University courses

The available courses are BFA, B.Voc, B.Sc, B.P.Ed, B.Ed, M.Voc, MBA, M.P.Ed, MJMC, M.Com, M.Ed, MCA, M.Sc, MA.

There are certificate courses in Commutative English, Folk Music, Labor Laws, and Corporate Social Responsibility. 

The various branches of Diploma courses provided by the university are Education Management, Gemmology, Fashion Designing, Herbal Science, Business Management, Yoga, Media Communication, Linguistics, Cognitive Science, and Gandhian thought.

Eligibility Criteria

The admission to the various courses is decided by merit or final score of the entrance exam conducted by the university. The candidates seeking admission have to go through several tests like fitness tests, medical tests, interviews, and GD. 

The students who want to enter the Alagappa Universities and its affiliated colleges can apply online and offline. The application form can be found on the official website.

Alagappa University Placement

The university has a good record of placement in highly reputed companies like Future Generali, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, AMCO Batteries, and many more. The maximum number of students around 1,655 students selected by the companies in the year 2017-18. 


The rank of the university is 64 in NIRF 2020

It secured 67th position in the year 2019

It has also achieved the 4th rank in the Swachta ranking table

Other Facilities

The University consists of a library with more than 1 lakhs books, 6242+ online journals, a large number of theses, periodicals.

It provides a hostel facility for men and women scholars with 427 rooms.

It also provides free healthcare facilities to its students and faculty members.

State Tamil Nadu
District Sivaganga
City Karaikkudi
Address Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India,630003
University Under Government
Phone 91-4565-226250,223400
Fax Number Not Available
Established Year 1950
Affiliated To
University Grants Commission
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