Alagappa University has emerged from the galaxy of institutions initially founded by the great philanthropist and educationist Dr. RM. Alagappa Chettiar during the 1950s.
Alagappa University, Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu) has a 440 acre green and lush campus houses all the academic activities.
Alagappa University was brought into existence by a Special Act of the Government of Tamil Nadu 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 University Grants Commission (UGC) of India.
The University offers education through Regular, Week-end, Online and Collaborative modes. Through all modes of education, the University caters to the needs of the student community of around 1.12 lakhs.
Alagappa University Online Programmes have been designed with the objective of giving a perfect boost to the career of learners and also to help them in using their full potential for elevation. By bringing together innovative pedagogy, rich content and latest technology, Alagappa University Online Programmes are home to a range of University Grants Commission (UGC) entitled courses meant for anytime, anywhere learning. These online courses serve the educational aspirations of students across the globe through 12 programmes offered under Masters and Bachelors degree programmes. The well-researched curriculum, renowned faculty, cutting-edge technology and close industry & academic partnership are some of the noteworthy features of the programmes.