MKU Madurai Kamraj University

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University: Madurai Kamraj University

 Address: Palkalai Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625021

Phone: 0452 245 8471

Chancellor: Governor of Tamil Nadu (Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao)

Courses: (Bio-logical) (Chemistry) (Physics) (Economics) (Mathematics) (Buisness studies) (School of Education) and many more visit at the official web-portal for more details.

University Type: Public

Founded Year: 1965


Vice-chancellor:  Dr. P.P. Chellathurai

Affiliated Colleges:

  • A.P.A. College of Arts & Culture, Palani
  • G.T.N. Arts College, Dindigul
  • H.K.R.H. College, Uthamapalayam
  • Mannar Tirumalai Naicker College, Pasumalai
  • Rajapalayam Raju’s College, Rajapalayam
  • S.R. Naidu Memorial College, Sattur
  • Senthamil College, Madurai
  • Sri Sathguru Sangeetha Vidyalayam, Madurai
  • C.P.A. College, Bodinayakanur

Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai was established in 1966, has 18 Schools comprising 73 Departments. The university has 109 affiliated Colleges (9 Autonomous) including other approved institutions and 7 evening colleges. There are centres which promote research potential of teachers.
Madurai Kamaraj University, (originally known as Madurai University) was named after the historical city of Madurai, the ancient capital of the Pandyan rulers and the seat of three famous Tamil academies going back to the beginnings of the Christian and even perhaps an earlier Era, was inaugurated on 6th February 1966 at the heart of the city.

The selection of candidate is based on the marks in the entrance test conducted by Madurai Kamaraj University and the short-listed candidates will be called for seminar presentation and interview conducted by Madurai Kamaraj University. The entrance test will be of objective type for a period of 100 minutes.

The foundation stone for Madurai Kamaraj University was laid by Dr. Zakir Hussain, who was the Prime Minister of India at that time. The campus of the university is situated at Theni Road, which is around 13 km away from the city of Madurai at an area of 750 acres. The motto of the university is to seek truth in knowledge.

The university offers under-graduation, post-graduation, professional, research-oriented, job-oriented, PG Diploma, Higher Diploma, Diploma and certificate courses. It follows non-semester pattern of education for distance education courses, while semester pattern is followed for regular courses. Extension activities for the university are carried out by adult education programmes, SC/ST Cell and department of youth welfare. The university is effectively carrying out extension activities, teaching and research activities.

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