Alagappa University came into existence by a Special Act of the Government of Tamil Nadu in May 1985. Alagappa University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. The University has 15 Departments, 3 Centres and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus. 23 Affiliated Colleges located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram are part of the University.
Alagappa University is accredited with 'A' Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
The University offers education through Regular, Week-end, Distance and Collaborative modes.
Directorate of Distance Education
The Directorate of Distance Education was established in the University in 1992. The Directorate offers Under Graduate, Post Graduate and M.Phil. Programs in the disciplines of management, computer applications, science, education and languages.
The Distance Education Directorate offers variety of programmes to the student community spread across the country and in selected foreign countries.
Part Time Courses
Course - Classification
Computer Science & Engineering
M. Phil -Computer Science M. Phil - Computer Science And Engineering M. Sc. -Computer Science Ph. D - Computer Applications Ph. D -Computer ScienceAnd Engineering
Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies
Ph. D - Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies
Ph. D - Tamil
M.Sc. Chemistry (General Chemistry) Two years
B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry/Applied Science/Applied Chemistry with Chemistry as a main subject.
M.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).