Alagappa University

country rank  131
world rank  4651

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University Overview

Founded in 1985, Alagappa University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Karaikudi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Alagappa University (AU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Alagappa University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name अलगप्पा विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym AU
Founded 1985
Motto Excellence in Action

University Location

Address Alagappapuram, Alagappa Nagar
Karaikudi (population range: 50,000-249,999)
630 003 Tamil Nadu
T +91 (4565) 425 200
F +91 (4565) 425 202

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019