Madurai Kamaraj University | Admissions | Course Details | Distance Education Details | Contacts

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Madurai Kamaraj University

Name – Madurai Kamaraj University
Referred as – MKU
Location of Madurai Kamaraj University – 13KM west of Madurai City on Madurai – Theni Road, Tamil Nadu
Chancellor of Madurai Kamaraj University - Governor of Tamil Nadu (Surjith Singh Barnala in 2010)
Vice Chancellor of Madurai Kamaraj University – Dr.R.Karpaga Kumaravel
Website of Madurai Kamaraj University –
Website of Directorate of Distance Education –
Motto of the Madurai Kamaraj University – "To Seek Truth Is Knowledge"
Established Date of Madurai Kamaraj University- 6-Feb'1966

Madurai Kamaraj University has 72 Departments. The Directorate of Distance Education of the University has total number of 1.30 lakhs students.

109 Arts and Science colleges in and around Madurai region are affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University.

MKU is declared as University with Potential for Excellence by University Grants Commission

Initially Madurai kamaraj University was named as Madurai University. In 1969, it was renamed as Madurai Kamaraj University . It is named the Tamilnadu former chief minister Kamaraj.

Madurai Kamaraj University Emblem

Kamaraj University's emblem signify and represent the following

Pandya Gopuram of the emblem represents the Madurai is the ancient city of Learning in Tamil Nadu
Burning Lamp of the emblem and Opening book represents Knowledge.
Elephant Rocket of the emblem represents ancient tradition and Modern technology.
Lotus of the emblem represents Purity and Clarity.
2 fishes of the emblem represents the symbol on the flag of Pandya King.

Departments in Madurai Kamaraj university

MKU has the following deprtments in its campus.
1.Biological Sciences
4.Enery Environment and Natural Resources
6.Historical Studies
9.Religions philosophy
10.Tamil Studies
11.Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Studies
13.School of Education
14.English and Foreign languages
15.Information and Communication Sciences
16.Performing Arts
17.Social Sciences
18. Youth Welfare
19.University Science Instrumentation Centre
20.Educational Multimedia Research centre.

Contact Details of Madurai kamaraj University

Vice Chancellor Name – Karpaga Kumaravel
Phone – 0452 – 2459166
E-mail –
P.A. to V.C Number – 0452 – 2458471 – Extn. 222
V.C. Off ice Number – 0452 – 2458471 – Extn 211

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