Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-

Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai

Alagar Kovil Road Madurai
India - 625021

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Arts , Bachelor of Library and Information Science , Master of Arts , Post Graduate Diploma in the Teaching of English ,


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About College

Institute Description

The Madurai Kamaraj University is one of the oldest universities of the country. It was founded in the 1965 at Madurai, Tamilnadu. The name of the university was also named after the historical city of Madurai. Initially, the name of the university was Madurai University. But later on, it was changed to Madurai Kamaraj University. The university had added the name of Karmaveerar K. Kamaraj who was the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, in its name. Shri Kamaraj was a visionary leader and had brought several radical reforms in the education system in the state.

  • The foundation stone of the university campus was laid by Dr. Zakir Hussain who was the President of India at that period of time.
  • The university is a statutory University owned and funded by the Government of Tamil Nadu with the recognition of University Grants Commission.
  • There are 20 Schools, 77 Departments, 21 centers, 74 autonomous Colleges of the university. It has 18 approved Institutions
  • The university provides excellent academic curriculum and research facility for its students
  • The university has also been awarded with the status of University with Potential for Excellence by UGC
  • The university has many Centers for Excellence in specialized interdisciplinary areas and it has become the prime destination for the students.
  • The Madurai Kamaraj University offers 41 post graduate, 35 M.Phil. and 17 Diploma / P.G. Diploma / Certificate courses in the various departments. Presently, 66 U.G. and 45 P.G. courses are offered in the affiliated Colleges


The university provides excellent research facility for its students. It awards Doctoral Degrees to its research scholars. The research programs of the university are funded by UGC, CSIR, DBT, DST ICSSR, MHRD etc.

Academic Centers and Information Centers

The university has its own Academic Centers and Information Centers. These centers are located in Madurai, Chennai, Trichy, Theni, Ramnad, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil. The university has also established Study Centers in all other states of the nation. The students and aspirants can get the University Bulletin for free of cost from the Director, Directorate of Distance Education.



The Central Library of the university has over 2,00,000 books. The library is well equipped with high speed one GBPS internet connection, INFONET center. It has also smart class rooms that are enhanced by ICT enabled teaching and learning system.


The university has five Men's Hostels and three Women's Hostels of its own. The students of Post Graduate programs, M.Phil program and Research Scholars of University can avail the hostel facility here.

Married Research Scholars Quarters 

The university is providing residential quarters for the Married Research Scholars and Post-Doctoral Fellows.


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  • Library
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