Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Alagappa University

Alagappa University

Alagappa University
Alagappa University Logo.png
Established1985
TypePublic
ChancellorSurjit Singh Barnala
Vice-ChancellorDr. S. Sudalaimuthu
LocationKaraikudi, Tamil Nadu, India
CampusRural
AffiliationsUGC
Websitewww.alagappauniversity.ac.in

Alagappa University is located on about 420 acres (1.7 km2) in the business town of Karaikudi in Sivaganga District in Tamil Nadu, India. Karaikudi is 400 km south of Madras on the Madras–Rameswaram line and is accessible from Tiruchirappalli and Madurai in about 2 hours by road and rail. This seat of higher education has emerged from the galaxy of institutions founded by R.M. Alagappa Chettiar. Alagappa University was brought into existence by a special Act of the state government in May 1985 with the objective of fostering research, development, and dissemination of knowledge in various branches of learning. Alagappa University is recognized by the UGC, Government of India. Alagappa University was converted from unitary type to an affiliating type by the Tamil Nadu Universities Act, 2002, with a view to widen the horizon of its academic activities by bringing into its jurisdiction the Arts and Science colleges in the districts of Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga. Further, as per this Act, the Government colleges in the above districts have become the constituent colleges of Alagappa University. As a member of the AIU and the ACU(ACU), it has rewarding relations with other academic institutions, research laboratories and industrial establishments that promise a spectacular feature. The University’s motto is “Excellence in Action.”

Vision & Mission :
Vision
Excellence in all spheres of education, with particular emphasis on 'PEARL'- Pedagogy, Extension, Administration, Research and Learning.

Mission
The University is committed to provide a High Quality Higher Education to the learners so that they are transformed into intellectually competent human resources that will help in the uplift of the nation to Educational, Social, Technological, Environmental and Economic Magnificence (ESTEEM).

Objectives
  • Providing for instruction and training in such Branches of Learning as the University may determine.
  • Fostering Research for the Advancement and Dissemination of Knowledge

SCHOOLS AND DEPARTMENTS

  • Department of Tamil
  • Department of English
  • Department of Women's Studies
  • Department of Nanoscience and Technology
  • Department of Animal Health and Management
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Bioinformatics
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Industrial Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Oceanography & Coastal Area Studies
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Bio electronics and biosensors
  • Alagappa Institute of Management
  • Department of Bank Management
  • Department of Corporate Secretaryship
  • College of Education
  • College of Physical Education
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Physical Education
  • Centre for Rural Development
  • Centre for Gandhian Studies
  • Centre for Nehru Studies
  • Examinations Section
  • Directorate of Distance Education (DDE)
Dean (Students Welfare) :

Dr.S.Kaliamoorthy
Dean, Student's Welfare
Professor & Director, Alagappa Institute of Management
Alagappa University  

  • Qualified with B.Sc., B.L., MBA., Ph.D.,

  • Presently serving as Professor and Director at Alagappa Institute of Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi.

  • Having 25 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Management.

  • Current areas of specialization are Business Laws and Human Resource Management.

  • Guided successfully 17 scholars for the award of Doctoral Degree in the field of Management.

  • To his credit, he has published 57 research articles in the Journals of National and International repute and has presented papers in about 60 National Level Seminars, Conference and Workshops.

  • Authored and edited 4 books in the field of Management.

  • Received Best Faculty Award 2009 from the Nehru Group of Institutions and National Outstanding Achievement Award 1996 for the excellence in the  placement of graduating MBA students.

  • Served as Dean – College Development Council, Publication Officer & Auction Officer of the University, and Convener of various committees for the University.

  • Serving as Expert Member for AICTE, Public Service Commissions, Universities and Research Institutes.

  • Appointed by the Government of Tamilnadu as Chairman – Child Welfare Committee for three revenue Districts (Sivaganga, Ramnad & Pudukkottai) for three years from 2004.

  • Was the organizing Secretary for XXX Indian Social Science Congress held during December 27 – 31, 2006. 

Contact:Dr.S.Kaliamoorthy,
Dean (Students Welfare),
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi-630 003.
E-Mail: drskaliyamoorthy@yahoo.co.in
Tel:+91-4565-225211, 227810 (R)
Mobile: 94433 27542.
Fax:+91 - 4565 - 225202
Chancellor

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His Excellency Dr. K. ROSAIAH
Governor  of  Tamilnadu and Chancellor

PROFILE
NAME                     :   KONIJETI ROSAIAH
FATHER’S NAME     :   LATE SUBBAIAH
DATE OF BIRTH      :   04.07.1933
PLACE OF BIRTH    :  VEMURU, GUNTUR DISTRICT
QUALIFICATION      :   B.Com.
Sri Konijeti Rosaiah was born on 4th July, 1933 in a middle class agricultural family from Vemuru in Guntur District.  He graduated in Commerce from Hindu College, Guntur.
HELD THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
  1. Elected as General Secretary, Students Union of Hindu College, Guntur in 1952.

  2. He was first elected as Member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council in 1968 and re-elected in 1974 & 1980.

  3. Acted as Chairman, Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. From 1977-79.

  4. He was the Leader of the Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from 1978 to May, 1979 and again from 1983 to till the abolition of Legislative Council in 1985.

  5. Held the Portfolio as Minister for Roads & Buildings in the Cabinet of Dr.M.Chenna Reddy from 1979-80.

  6. Held the Portfolio as Minister for Housing, Transport in the Cabinet of Sri T.Anjaiah in 1980-81.

  7. Held the Portfolio as Minister for Home in the Cabinet of Sri K.Vijayabhaskar Reddy from September 1982 to January 1983.

  8. Held the Portfolio as Minister for Finance, Power, Transport, Higher Education, Handlooms & Textiles and Legislative Affairs in the Cabinet of Dr.M.Chenna Reddy from December 1989 to December 1990.

  9. Held the Portfolio as Minister for Medical & Health in the Cabinet of Sri.N.Janardhan Reddy in 1991-92.

  10. Held the Portfolio as Minister for Finance, Power and Medical & Health in the Cabinet of Sri K.Vijayabhaskar Reddy in 1992-94.

  11. Served as President, Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee during 1995-97.

  12. Elected to the Lok Sabha from Narasaraopet Constituency in the year 1998 and served on various Parliamentary Committees.

  13. Held the Portfolios as Minister for Finance, Planning, Legislative Affairs, Health, Medical & Family Welfare Departments in the Cabinet of Dr.Y.S.Rajashekar Reddy from 2004-2009.

  14. Recipient of Doctorate from the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam during October, 2007.

  15. He was elected as M.L.C. from Assembly Constituency in 2009.

  16. Again he was inducted in the Cabinet of Dr.Y.S.Rajashekar Reddy & held the portfolios of Finance, Planning & Legislative Affairs from May, 2009 to 3rd September 2009.

  17. He was the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh from 3rd September 2009 to 24th November, 2010.

  18. He assumed charge as Governor of Tamil Nadu on 31st August 2011.

    Pro Chancellor
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    Thiru. P. Palaniappan
     Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education,  Govt of Tamil Nadu
    Vice Chancellor



    EDUCATION:
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce, Annamalai University, 1983.
    • Master of Business Administration, Annamalai University, 2009.
    • Master of Commerce, Annamalai University, 1975.
    • Master of Arts in Distance Education, IGNOU, 2007
    • Post-Graduate Diploma in Distance Education, IGNOU, 2005
    • Master of Education, Annamalai University, 1992
    • Bachelor of Education, Annamalai University, 1990
    • Bachelor of General Law, Madurai Kamaraj University, 1978
    • Bachelor of Commerce, Madurai Kamaraj University, 1972
    POSITIONS HELD

    Academic :
    • Dean, School of Business Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, from 2009 till date.
    • Director, Curriculum Development Centre, Alagappa University, Karaikudi from October 2009 till date.
    • Coordinator, Personality Development Cell, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, from December 2009 till date.
    • Coordinator, Consumer Club, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, from December 2009 till date.
    • Chairman, School of Business Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi from 2007 to 2009.
    • Professor and Head, Dept. of Corporate Secretaryship, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, from 1997 till date.
    • Reader in Corporate Secretaryship, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, December 1986 to December 1997.
    • Lecturer in Corporate Secretaryship, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, January 1986 to November 1996.
    • Lecturer in Commerce, Arumugam Pillai Seethai Ammal College, Thirupattur, Sivagangai District, October 1975 to January 1986.
    ADMINISTRATIVE
    • Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, June 1994 to August 2007.
      • ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE - 34 Years
      • ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE - 18 Years
    RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    • Research Experience in the field of Distance Education, Marketing, Human Resources, Organizational Behaviour.
      • No. of Doctoral Scholars Produced - 12
      • No. of Ph.D Guidance Ongoing - 8
    AWARDS AND HONORS
    • 'Man of the Year - Distance Education' awarded by Lions Club International, Chennai on 2.1.2005.
    MEMBERSHIP
    • Member, Syndicate, Alagappa University.
    • Member, Planning Board, Alagappa University.
    • Member, Senate, Alagappa University.
    • Member, Standing Committee on Academic Affairs, Alagappa University.
    • Member, Distance Education Council, New Delhi, 2004-2007.
    • Member, Research Committee of Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodaikanal.
    • Member, Advisory Committee in Dravidian University, Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh.
    PUBLICATIONS
    • Published 26 articles in leading Journals and Newspapers.
    SEMINARS, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS
    • Presented papers in more than 60 National Level and 15 International Level Conferences and Seminars.
    • Organised 15 National Level and 6 International Level Conferences and Seminars.
    • Organised every year good number of Special Lectures by inviting eminent Professors and Corporate Officials from different parts of the Country.
    INNOVATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Designed Curriculum for innovative sector specific management programmes. Prepared Distance Learning Packages for 43 subjects, both English and Tamil versions in Commerce and Management at Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate Levels.

Registrar :
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EDUCATION
  • Doctor of philosophy in Women's Studies, Alagappa University, 2002.
  • Master of Philosophy in Commerce, Alagappa University, 1987
  • Master of Social Work, Annamalai University, 2010
  • Master of Education, Alagappa University, 1998
  • Master of Commerce, Sri Parasakthi College for Women (Autonomous) Courtallam, 1986
  • Bachelor of Education, Annamalai University, 1988
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Sri Parasakthi College for Women (Autonomous) Courtallam, 1984
POSITIONS HELD

Academic
  • Head i/c, Department of Women's Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, from September 2010 to till date.
  • Director i/c, Centre for Women's Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, from 05.11.2007 to till date.
  • Director, Centre for Women's Studies, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, June 27th 2007 to November 4th 2007.
  • Director, Centre for Women's Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, August 2006 to June 2007.
  • Reader, Department of Women's Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, during 2003 -2006.
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Women's Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, October 1998 to 2003
  • Lecturer, Department of Women's Studies, Alagappa University, October 1989 to 1998.
  • Lecturer, Department of Commerce, Thassim Beevi Abdul Kadar College for Women, Kilakarai, Ramnad, August 1988 to August 1989.
ADMINISTRATIVE
  • Director, Centre for Women's Studies, Alagappa University.
    • ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE - 21 Years
    • ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE - 05 Years
    • RESEARCH EXPERIENCE - 22 Years
    • TRAINING EXPERIENCE - 21 Years
    • SOCIAL EXPERIENCE - 21 Years
MEMBERSHIP IN ACADEMIC BODIES
  • Member, Board of Studies ,Gender Studies - Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development Government of India, Chennai
  • Special Invitee- Board of Studies, Women's Studies Avinashilingam University for Women, Coimbatore
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Centre for Women's Studies, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • Member, Board of Studies, Women's Studies, Bharathidhasan University, Trichy
  • District Co-ordinator for the "Empowerment of Women-2001" Government of India, Department of Women and Child Development, New Delhi.
EXECUTIVE MEMBERSHIP IN SOCIAL BODIES
  • Member, Compliant Committee on Sexual Harassment at Work Place, Indian Overseas Bank, Karaikudi.
  • Member, Project Implementation Committee NABARD, Post Office Linkage- Micro credit scheme ,Karaikudi.
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Rural Training Centre ( NABARD, Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank) ,Karaikudi.
  • Member, Working Group Committee - Credit Systems, Alagappa University
  • Member, Family Counseling Centre, All Women Police Station, Karaikudi.
  • Member - Sexual Harassment Cell, Alagappa University, Karaikudi
  • Member, Master of Social Work- Board of Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi
  • Member, Board of Management of the Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Kundrakudi.
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Centre for Women's Studies, Alagappa University, Karaikudi.
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Juvenile Home, Sivaganga District
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSINAL BODIES
  • Association of Women's Studies in India
PROJECTS COMPLETED
Title of ProjectAgencyPeriod
Women in DistressUGC2008-09
Orientation Programme on Gender gap in girls EducationUGC2008-09
A Bench Mark Study on the Status of women in Alagappa InstitutionsUGC,Centre for Women's Studies2006-07
Gender Sensitization Training to the PoliceDepartment of Police, Tamil Nadu2001-03
Evaluation of RCRSP Scheme in Ramnad DistrictDistrict Rural Development Agency, Ramnad2002
ONGOING PROJECTS
Title of ProjectAgencyPeriod
Knowledge Sharing Among Women Faculties in Higher Educational Institutions - A Comparative Study in Tamil Nadu & MalaysiaUGC, New Delhi & Multimedia University, MalaysiaSince 2008
Study on Social Security of Old Age WomenUGCSince 2008
Social Capital and Empowerment of SHG Women in Sivagangai DistrictUGCSince 2008
Community as a Domain for Violence Against WomenUGCSince 2008
Intensive Campaign for Women and ChildrenUGCSince 2008
Skill Training Programme to Self Help Group MembersNABARD, SivagangaiSince 2005
Mahalir ThittamTamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd., SivagangaiSince 1999
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
  • Number of Doctoral Scholars Produced - 1
  • Number of Ph.D Guidance Ongoing - 4
  • Research Experience in the field of Violence against Women, Women empowerment, Evaluation Study on Government training Programmes.
AWARDS AND HONOURS
  • Best Student Award, Sri Parasakthi College for Women, Courtallam, 1984
  • Best Teacher Award, Sevugan Annamalai College, Devakottai
  • Seva Rathna Award, Bharathiar Cultural Academy, Erode, 2007
PUBLICATIONS
  • Published 16 articles in leading journals.
  • Published 07 Books.
SEMINARS, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS
  • Presented Papers more than 30 National Level and 4 International Conference and Seminars
  • Organized more than 30 Seminars and 100 Workshops at National and State Level
  • Organized 5 International Conferences.
INNOVATIONS & CONTRIBUTIONS
  • Designed Curriculum for Women's Studies.
  • Prepared Distance Learning Materials for 7 Subjects
  • Social Activities
    • Self - Help Groups formed among rural women - 625 Groups
    • Savings of SHGs - More than 8.00 Crores
    • Income Generating Activities - Helped to get loan for more than Rs.6.00 Crores
    • Awareness camps conducted on different women issues - More than 100 Camps
    • Marketing Awareness Training Programme
    • Free Legal Counseling given to women of deprived section - More than 500 cases settled
    • Orientation Programme on Total Sanitation Campaign - 21 Camps
    • School Sanitation and Hygienic Education - 21 Camps
    • Alternative Innovative Education for children in slums- 10 camps
    • Child Rights Campaign - Schools in Sivagangai District
TRAINING AND EXTENSION PROGRAMME
  • More than 1000 Women were trained in different trade skills.
  • Training Programmes:

    For Public
    • Mahalir Thittam -Animators,Representative and SHG Members Training - 500 Programmes.
    • Training for Rural Youths for Self Employment (TRYSEM) - 10 Programmes
    • Entrepreneurship Development Training Programme (PMRY) - 84 Programmes
    • Vocational Training Programme (VTP) - 25 Programmes
    • Micro-credit enterprises for SHG Women - 25 Programmes
    • Marketing awareness Training Programme - 03 Programmes

      For Officials
    • Gender Sensitization Training Programme - 50 Programmes (Bankers, Police and other Govt. Departments)

      For Persons in Governance
    • Special Orientation Training Course on Women Empowerment - 15 Programmes
    • Leadership Training Programme - 15 Programmes
    • Gender Sensitization Training Programme - 20 Programmes to the Urban councillors (sponsored by World Bank)
Contact:
Dr. K. MANIMEKALAI M.Com., M.Phil., M.Ed., Ph.D.,
Registrar in charge
Phone : 04565-226001, 276000, 04565-228080 to 228095 Extn. 110,
Fax : 04565-225525

Controller of Examinations :

 
Dr.V.MANICKAVASAGAM, M.Com.,M.B.A.,M.Phil.,M.Ed.,Ph.D.,P.G.D.C.A is the Controller of Examinations from 2007 onwards. Having served in college and University for the past 29 years in various capacities as Lecturer, Reader and Professor he had industrial experience for one year in N.L.C Ltd., Neyveli.

Research Guidance
With his rich experience in teaching he has so far guided 30 Ph.D scholars and 80 M.Phil scholars on various topics of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Accounting and Corporate Management. Currently he is supervising 7 Ph.D. Scholars.

Publications
He has published 110 articles and research papers in journals and business newspapers of good repute. To mention a few, are chartered secretary, Indian Journal of Marketing, Journal of Manpower, Indian Journal of Public Administration, Southern Economist. He has authored two books and eight distance education study materials. He has also reviewed eight books so far.

Research Projects
Prof.Manickavasagam has had the distinction of completing a large number of research projects among the faculty members of Management. He has completed :
Funding AgencyTopic
UGC Major Research ProjectCorporate Governance in India
Government India Ministry of Welfare Project"Evaluation of Financial Assistance to Voluntary organizations"
Two UGC Minor Research Projectsi)"Employee Morale in NLC Ltd"
ii) "Implementation of Reservation policy in PSUS"
Planning Commission ProjectIntellectual property Rights & TRIPS Agreement.

Administration
Prof. Manickavasagam has served as Professor and Head of the Department of Corporate Secretaryship for 4 years form 2003 till 2007. As Head of the Department he introduced many innovative methods of teaching such as
  • CBAT - Contemporary Business Awareness Test
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Industrial training and Projects
  • National Seminars with sponsorship form leading corporates etc.
Besides he arranged placement for students in reputed companies. He served as University Librarian for one year and Warden for University hostel for one year.

Extra Activities:
  • Prof.Manickavasagam has delivered invited Lectures for college teachers in many of the South Indian Universities.
  • He was in charge of Civil services coaching for two years.
  • He acted as the resource person for police personnel on 'gender sensitisation' and 'stress management'
  • He trained the students of affiliated colleges on ' Communication Skills'
  • Currently he is the Coordinator for Right To Information Act Implementation committee and Consumer club.

Academic Distinctions:
Prof.Manickavasagam was College first ranker and University top ranker in B.Com., M.Com., and M.Phil. He was awarded National Merit Scholarship for his academic proficiency.

Examination Reforms :
Prof. Manickavasagam as Controller of Examinations has introduced many reforms such as
  • Uploading of previous years question papers in the website.
  • Dispatch of exam results to centres thro' e-mail.
  • Separate counter for attending the Enquiry calls of students.
  • Speedy publication of results thro' quick valuation.
  • He is also contemplating submission of exam application forms thro' online.

Contact:
Dr.V.Manickavasagam
Controller of Examinations
Phone : 91-4565-229330, 291450, 91-4565-228080 to 228095 Extn. 120,
Fax : 04565-225624
Finance Officer :
 
Thiru U. RAVISANKAR, a Deputy Director on deputation from the Local Fund Audit Department, Government of Tamil Nadu, he was previously Assistant Director of Local Fund Audit, Madurai District and Sivagangai District. He has thirty years of experience in the field of Accounts and Audit in various public institutions viz. Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai Corporation, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Tamil Nadu Slumclearence Board and other Local Authorities. He has also served on deputation at Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation, (Virudhunagar Region) as Deputy Manager (Accounts).
Syndicate :
Chairman: Dr.S. Sudalaimuthu,
Vice - Chancellor,
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi - 630 003
Class I - Life Member: Dr.(Mrs) Umayal Ramanathan,
1076, Poonamallee High Road,
Chennai - 600 084.
Class II - Ex-officio Members:
The Secretary to Government in-charge of Education: Dr. R.Kannan, I.A.S.,
Principal Secretary to Government,
Higher Education Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Fort St. George,
Chennai - 600 009.
The Secretary to Government in-charge of Health and Family Welfare:
The Secretary to Government,
Department of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Fort St. George,
Chennai - 600 009.
The Director of Collegiate Education:
The Director of Collegiate Education,
E.V.K. Sampath Building, 9th Floor,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
College Road, Nungambakkam,
Chennai - 600 006.
The Commissioner of Technical Education:
The Commissioner of Technical Education,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Guindy,
Chennai-600 025.
The Director of Medical Education:
The Director of Medical Education,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
162, E.V.R. Periyar Salai,
Kilpauk,
Chennai - 600 010.
Class III - Other Members:

Two Members elected by the Senate from among its members :

Three Members from among the Academic Experts (nominated by the Chancellor):
Thiru R.Arivuselvam, B.E.M.S
Plot No.213
K.K.Nagar,
Madurai 625 020.
Thiru.Adam Sharjee, M.Com.,DCA
5, Seemathi Illam
Kattuthalavasal Municipal Vaikkal Street
Karaikudi 630001.
Dr.P.Subas Chandra Bose, M.A.,Ph.D
Former Controller of Examination
15, Bankar's Colony, Kumaran Nagar
Trichy 620017
One University Professor for ten Departments to be nominated by the Chancellor on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor (under Sec.25(b))
Dr.R.Krishnaraj,
Professor
Department of Education,
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi - 630 003
Dr.(Mrs.)P.Prema
Professor and Head,
Department of Education,
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi - 630 003.
Dr.C.Sanjeeviraja,
Professor and Head,
Department Physics,
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi - 630 003.

Senate :
Class I - Ex-officio Members:
The Chancellor: Dr. K .Rosaiah,
His Excellency the Governor of Tamil Nadu and Chancellor of Alagappa University,
Raj Bhavan,
Chennai - 600 022.
The Pro-Chancellor: Thiru P. Palaniappan
Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education & Pro-Chancellor,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Fort St. George,
Chennai - 600 009.
The Vice-Chancellor: Dr. S. Sudalaimuthu,
Vice-Chancellor,
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi - 630 003.
The Secretary to Government in-charge of Education: Dr. R. Kannan, I.A.S.,
Principal Secretary to Government,
Higher Education Department,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Fort St. George,
Chennai - 600 009.
The Secretary to Government in-charge of Health and Family Welfare:
The Secretary to Government,
Department of Health and Family Welfare,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Fort St. George,
Chennai - 600 009.
The Director of Collegiate Education:
The Director of Collegiate Education,
E.V.K. Sampath Building,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
College Road,
Chennai - 600 006
The Commissioner of Technical Education:
The Commissioner of Technical Education,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Guindy,
Chennai-600 025
The Director of Medical Education:
The Director of Medical Education,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
162, E.V.R. Periyar Salai,
Kilpauk,
Chennai - 600 010.
Heads of University Departments of Study and Research
Dr. R. Natarajan
Professor and Head
Department of Mathematics
Dr. C. Sanjeeviraja
Professor and Head
Department of Physics
Dr. S. Karutha Pandian
Professor and Head
Department of Biotechnology
Dr. P. Prema
Professor and Head
Department of Education
Dr. M. Pandi,
Professor and Head
Department of Tamil.
Dr. S. Kaliyamoorthy
Professor and Head
Alagappa Institute of Management
Dr. P. Manisankar
Professor and Head
Department of Industrial Chemistry
Dr. M. Selvam
Professor and Head
Department of International Business and Commerce
Dr. A. Shenbagavalli
Professor and Head
Department of Physical Education and Health Sciences
Dr. A. Narayanamoorthy
Professor and Head
Department of Economics and Rural Development
Dr. B. Vaseeharan
Reader and Head
Department of Animal Health and Management
Dr. K. Gurunathan
Professor and Head
Department of Nanoscience and Technology
Dr.C.Sekar
Professor and Head
Department of Bioelectronics & Biosensors
Dr. A. Thirunavukkarasu
Librarian
Central Library
Dr.J.Jeyakanthan
Professor and Head
Department of Bioinformatics
Members of the Syndicate who are not otherwise members of the Senate
Dr.(Mrs) Umayal Ramanathan,
1076, Poonamallee High Road,
Chennai - 600 084.
Thiru R. Arivuselvam, B.E.,M.S.,
Plot No. 213,
K.K. Nagar,
Madurai 625 020..
Thiru.Adam Sharjee, M.Com.,DCA5,
Seemathi Illam
Kattuthalavasan Municipal Vaikkal Street
Karaikudi 630001.
Dr.P.Subas Chandra Bose, M.A.,Ph.D
Former Controller of Examinations
15, Banker’s Colony
Kumaran Nagar
Trichy 620017
One Member elected by the Members of the Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly from among themselves.
      Thiru. M. Gunasekaran, M.L.A,
      Manamadurai Constituency
      No,29, Saveriyar Nagar
      Manamadurai 6230 001.
To represent the Research Institutions of National Importance (Nominated by the Chancellor)
Vacant
To represent Academic Experts (Nominated by the Chancellor)
        Vacant
Three members nominated by the Pro-Chancellor

             Vacant
Courses Offered

Name of the DepartmentName of the Course(s) OfferedEligibility
TamilM.A. TamilB.A./B.Sc. Degree with Tamil under Part I or III/ B. Lit.
Communicative English & Foreign LanguagesM.A. Communicative EnglishB.A. English Lit. / B.A., B.Sc., with Part - II English
Women's StudiesM.A. Women's Studies
M.S.W. (Master of Social Work)
Any Degree.
Degree in Arts, Science, Commerce preferably Social Science.
MathematicsM.Sc. MathematicsB.Sc. Maths / Applied Science/Special Maths.
PhysicsM.Sc. PhysicsB.Sc. Physics / Applied Science / Special Physics (Minimum of 55% in Part III, for SC/ST candidates 45%)
Industrial ChemistryM.Sc.,
Industrial Chemistry
Textile Chemistry
Electro Chemistry
B.Sc. Chemistry / Special Chemistry / Industrial Chemistry / Textile Chemistry/ Electro Chemistry / Applied Chemistry/Applied Science and any two of Maths, Physics, Textile Chemistry/ Electro Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Computer Application, Microbiology as ancillary subjects with a minimum of 55% in Part III, SC/ST candidates 45%.
BiotechnologyM.Sc., BiotechnologyBachelor's Degree in Physical (Physics, Chemistry) / Biological (Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology) / Agricultural / Veterinary/ Fisheries Sciences / Pharmacy / Engineering / Technology or equivalent Degree with at least 55% of marks in Part III.
Ph.D., BiotechnologyEligibility: A Post Graduate in Biotechnology / Life Science / Veterinary Science / Agriculture / Fisheries / Pharmacy / Medicine with not less than 55% mark in the aggregate is eligible for registration for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Admission : CSIR / UGC-NET qualified candidates will be given preference. However in exceptional cases, candidates without NET may be considered upon satisfactory performance in written test / interview conducted at the department.
Oceanography And Coastal Area StudiesM.Sc. Oceanography and Coastal Area StudiesB.Sc. in Zoology/Botany/Chemistry/ Fishery Science / Earth Science/Physics/Agriculture/Microbiology/Applied Sciences or equivalent thereof in the related disciplines.
Computer ScienceMCA (Master of Computer Applications)A first class Degree in Physics/Chemistry with ancillary Maths/ Statistics/Computer Science/Applied Science/ B. Com./ B.B.A/ B.E. (For SC/ST candidates 55%).
M.Sc. Computer ScienceB.Sc. Computer Science/Bachelor of Computer Applications.
Alagappa Institute Of ManagementMBA (Master of Business Administration)A pass in any Degree (Under 10+2+3 pattern).
Bank ManagementMBA (Banking and Insurance)A pass in any Degree (Under 10+2+3 pattern).
Corporate SecretaryshipMBA (Corporate Secretaryship)A pass in any Degree (Under 10+2+3 pattern).
International Business And CommerceMBA (International Business and E-Commerce)A pass in any Degree (Under 10+2+3 pattern).
M.ComB. Com/ B.B.A/ B.A. Co-operation /B.B.M/B.A. Corporate Secretaryship /B.A. Economics with Accountancy as ancillary.
Alagappa University College Of EducationB. Ed.,At least 45% Marks in aggregate at Bachelor's Degree. For SC / ST candidates, a pass in the relevant Degree.
EducationM.Ed. (One year)B. Ed. with 50% in aggregate.
Physical EducationC. P. Ed., (Two Years)A pass in HSC (+2) with a minimum of 45% of marks and for those who have participated in State and National Level Sport Events the minimum percentage of marks should be 40%.
B.P. Ed. (One year)Graduate in Physical Education (ie) BPE Course or its equivalent of three years duration or Graduate who has secured 1st, 2nd and 3rd position in intercollegiate sports/games tournaments /possessing NCC 'C' certificate /or/ passed basic course in Adventure course or Graduate with 1 year Training Programme in Sports Science, Sports Management, Sports Coaching, Yoga Olympic Education, Sports Journalism etc.,
M.P. Ed. (Two years)B.P. Ed.
Library ScienceB. L. I. Sc (Bachelor of Library & Information Science)Any under graduate degree from a recognized University.
C. L. I. Sc. (Certificate Course in Library & Information Science)A pass in HSC (+2)
WEEK-END PROGRAMMES (REGULAR)
Industrial ChemistryM.Sc. Chemistry (General Chemistry) Two yearsB.Sc. Degree in Chemistry/Applied Science/Applied Chemistry with Chemistry as a main subject.
Computer ScienceM.C.A. Master of Computer Applications (Three years)B.Sc. Degree in Mathematics, Chemistry with Maths as ancillary, Statistics/Physics/Computer Science/Applied Science / B. Com. / B.B.A / B.E. Degree or any Degree with PGDCA. (Minimum 50% marks in Part III).
SELF SUPPORTIVE PROGRAMMES
Computer ScienceM. Tech. Computer Science (Two years)A first class B.E. Computer Science/Electrical and Electronics/Electronics and Instrumentation / Electronics and Communication or MCA with first class.
MathematicsM.Sc., Maths & Computer Applications (Two years)B.Sc., Maths / Applied Maths /Special Maths.
Post - Graduate Programmes (2 Years)
M.B.A.M.B.A. (International Business)
M.B.A. (Investment Management)M.B.A. (Banking and Finance)
M.B.A. (Corporate Secretaryship)M.B.A. (Project Management)
M.B.A. (Hospital Management)M.B.A. (Tourism Management)
M.B.A. (Education Management)M.B.A. (Human Resource Management)
M.C.A. ( 3 Years)M.B.A. (5 years integrated)
M.S.W.
Post - Graduate Diploma Programmes (1 Year)
Computer Applications (PGDCA)*
NON - SEMESTER PROGRAMMES

Post - Graduate Programmes (2 Years)
M.Com.
M.Com. (Finance and Control)M.Sc.,(Computer Science)
M.Sc. (Physics)M.Sc. (Chemistry)
M.Sc. (Botany) with Specialisation in Plant Bio-TechnologyM.Sc. (Information Technology)
M.A. (Education)M.A. (Tamil)
M.A. (English)M.A. (History)
M.Sc. (Mathematics)M.A. (Personnel Management and Industrial Relations)
M.A.(Mass Communication & Journalism)M.A. (Child Care and Education)
M.L.I.S. (one year)M.A. (Sociology)
M.Sc. (Software Engineering) 5 years Integrated Programme
Under - Graduate Programmes (3 Years)
B.Litt (Tamil)B.A. (English)
B.A. (History)B.A. (Public Administration)
B.Sc. (Psychology)B.Sc. (Mathematics)
B.C.A.B.Sc. (Computer Science)
B.Sc. (Information Technology)B.B.A
B.B.A (Corporate Secretaryship)B.B.A (Banking)
B.Com.B.Com. (Computer Applications)
B.L.I.Sc.,(One Year)One year Additional Degree in English(1 year)
Post - Graduate Diploma Programmes (1 Year)
Information Technology Management (PGDITM)*Electro Plating (PGDEP)*
Instrumental Methods of Analysis (PGDIMA)*Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (PGDPMIR)*
Business Management (PGDBM)*Sports Management (PGDSM)*
Hospital Administration (PGDHA)*Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)*
Library and Automation Networking (PGDLAN)*
Diploma Programmes (1 Year)
  • Company Secretaryship (DCS)
Certificate Programmes (6 Months)
  • Self-Help Group Management
  • Library Information Secience (English/Tamil Medium) ( CLIS)
Note : For Eligibility refer Prospectus
  • B.A. (History), B.Com., BBA, M.B.A, M.A.(History), M.Com., are offered both in English and Tamil Medium.
  • Other Courses are offered in English Medium only.
    MBAs / MCA / PGDCA are offered under Semester Pattern and other courses under Non-Semester Pattern.
Cost of Application and Prospectus
  • MBA/ MCA/ PGDCA/ /M.Sc.(C.S.)/M.Sc(IT) /M.Sc (Physics) / M.Sc(Chemistry)/ M.Sc (Botany) Courses : Rs.300/-
  • All other Courses : Rs.100/-
Application and Prospectus can be obtained from:
The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University, on payment of prescribed fee by means of Demand Draft drawn in favour of "The Director, DDE, Alagappa University" payable at Karaikudi.

OR

The approved Study Centres (refer website www.alagappauniversity.ac.in on payment of prescribed fee

(OR)

In case of downloading the application through University website www.alagappauniversity.ac.in, the candidates have to remit the cost of application alongwith filled-in application to the Directorate.

Cost Of Application and Prospectus

Last date for Issue and Receipt of applications
Calendar Year Admission
15th March every year
Academic Year Admission
15th October every year

For details contact:
Dr.P.Manisankar, Director
Phone : 04565-228098
Fax : 04565-225216
www.alagappauniversity.ac.in
alagappadde@yahoo.co.in
Dr.K.Manimekalai, Registrar i/c
Phone : 04565-228080 to 228095
NSS

Alagappa University has been continuously in NSS since its inception with the major objective of providing ample opportunities to the youths to involve themselves in social activities and ultimately developing their personality. 4200 NSS volunteers from 21 affiliated colleges and university departments are actively participating in all NSS activities of Alagappa University. NSS takes streneous efforts to inculcate in the minds of the students the voluntary participation in community service while they are studying in educational institutions.

Every year elocution and essay competitions are organized on personality development, leadership development and national integration to motivate students and to build leadership and communication abilities.

A ten day special camp is organized every year. Developing infrastructure in the adopted village, leadership programme, tree planting, medical camp, progarmme on preserving water resources, voters awareness, free legal - aid awareness, women and children welfare are the important activities undertaken by students in the special camping programme. Students' cultural progrmame forms part of special camping activities.

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