Alagappa University, Courses, Placement Opportunities

Alagappa University was established at Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu in May 1985 as a fulfilment of the dream of Dr. RM. Alagappa Chettiar. The University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is the first State University in Tamil Nadu to obtain an A+ grade with a CGPA of 3.64 grading by NAAC. This is the only State University in Tamil Nadu which has fulfilled all the requirements of MHRD in regards to quality in higher education.

The University consists of 44 Departments, 9 Centres and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus and 46 Affiliated Colleges are located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram including one Autonomous College and one Alagappa University Model Constituent College of Arts and Science which are located in Kilakkarai and Paramakudi respectively. The University offers courses in Regular, weekend, Distance and Collaborative modes and caters to the needs of nearly 1.12 lakhs students of the student community.

Alagappa University provides the following courses at the undergraduate level:

Selection for B.P.Ed. and D.P.Ed. is done based on Medical Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and Game Test Marks. 

  • B.P.Ed.: Eligible for candidates having B.Sc. Physical Education or BPE course or its equivalent or Graduate who has secured First, Second & Third position in Inter-Inter-Collegiate sports/games or possessing NCC “C” certificate/ passed a basic course in Adventure of course/ graduate with the one-year Training program in Sports Science/ Sports Management/ Sports Coaching/ Yoga Olympic Education/ Sports Journalism.
  • D.P.Ed.: Eligible for candidates having passed 10+2 examination with minimum 45% marks.

Courses on B.Ed. is eligible for candidates having a Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 55% marks and selection is based on the entrance exam.

  • B.Ed. (8 Courses)   
  • B.Ed. Commerce: Eligible for candidates having an M.Com. degree.
  • B.Ed. Special Education: Eligible for candidates having Bachelor’s degree in Tamil/ English/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Botany/ Zoology/ History with minimum 55% marks.

Courses eligible for candidates having passed the 10+2 examination from a recognized board and selection is based on merit.

  • B.Voc (2 Courses)
  • B.Sc. (2 Courses)
  • BFA (3 Courses)

Alagappa University provides the following courses at the Postgraduate level:

  • M.P.Ed.: Selection for M.P.Ed. is done based on Medical Test, Physical Efficiency Test & Games Test for the eligible candidates. 

Courses eligible for candidates having Bachelor’s degree in any relevant stream and selection is based on Merit. For M.B.A, M.C.A and M.Sc. Courses, the selection is based on of Entrance Test, Group Discussion and Interview.

  • M.Com. (2 Courses) 
  • M.A. (10 Courses)
  • M.S.W. Women Studies
  • M.J.M.C. Master of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • M.L.I.Sc. Library and Information Science
  • M.Voc. (2 Courses)
  • M.Ed. (2 Courses)
  • M.F.A. (2 Courses)
  • MBA (18 Courses)
  • MCA (Regular and Weekend)
  • M.Sc. (20 Courses)

Eligible for candidates having passed 10+2 examination from a recognized board.

  • M.A. Integrated Home Science
  • MBA Integrated        

Alagappa University provides the following courses at the PG Diploma level:

Eligible for candidates having passed in a relevant Bachelor’s degree and selection is done based on merit in the qualifying examination.

  • Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Management
  • Hospital Administration
  • Sports Management
  • Yoga
  • Gemmology
  • Adapted Physical Education and Sports
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Bioinformatics          
  • Chemo Biosensors     
  • Fashion Designing     
  • Fitness Management 
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Hospital Management
  • Life-Long Learning
  • Education Management: Eligible for candidates having B.Ed.
  • Herbal Science: Eligible for candidates having M.Sc. Botany / Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Life Science and Biotechnology/Microbiology and Equivalent with minimum 55% marks.
  • Structural Pharmacogenomics: Eligible for candidates having M.Sc., Life Sciences/ M.Sc., Agri./ Physics/ Chemistry/ M.Tech., Biotechnology/ Pharmaceutical Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Botany/ Zoology with minimum 60% marks.

Alagappa University provides the following courses in M.Phil. and Ph.D. level:

Eligible for candidates having a Master’s Degree in relevant specializations with 55% marks and selection is based on Entrance Test conducted by the University.

  • M.Phil. (28 Courses)
  • Ph.D. (5 Courses)

Alagappa University provides the following courses in Distance Education:

Courses Eligible for Candidates having passed 10+2 or equivalent.

  • B.Sc. (4 Courses)
  • BBA (2 Courses)
  • B.Com. (2 Courses)
  • BA (3 Courses)
  • BCA Computer Application
  • B.Litt Tamil
  • B.L.I.Sc.: Eligible for candidates having any Bachelor degree from a recognized University.
  • B.Ed.: Eligible for candidates having a bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.

Courses eligible for candidates having relevant bachelor’s degree:

  • MBA (10 Courses)
  • MCA
  • M.Com. (2 Courses)
  • M.Sc. (7 Courses)
  • MA (7 Courses)
  • MJMC 
  • M.L.I.Sc.

Lateral Entry Courses: 

UG: Eligible for candidates having 3-year diploma course in relevant stream.

  • B.Sc. Computer Science        
  • BBA General
  • BBA Banking
  • B.Com. Computer Applications        
  • BCA 

PG: Eligible for candidates having a Bachelor Degree with PGD from any recognized University.

  • MCA 
  • MA 

PG Diploma Courses: Eligible for candidates having Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. 

  • Computer Applications
  • Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
  • Hospital Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Sports Management
  • Business Management

Alagappa University also has International Collaborations with Universities / Institutions of Higher Learning in various countries and programs are designed and offered for foreign students. The University is a 440-acre campus that houses all the academic activities. The campus is equipped with an indoor gymnasium, solar park, health care centre, Yoga Centre, Guest House, Library and reference centre, etc. The campus is also equipped with hostel facilities for students who wish to study from other cities and states. 

The university also provides placement opportunities for students and has a well-established training and dedicated placement cell. Some notable recruiters include Kotak Mahindra Bank, standard chartered bank, IFFCO, Sundaram Finance limited etc. 

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