The Periyar University is Situated at Salem in Tamil Nadu. The University was established by the Act 45 of Government of Tamilnadu in 1997. The University is named after a renowned social reformer popularly called "Thanthai Periyar". The University thus established had its origin with the three departments (Commerce, Geology and Mathematics) of Postgraduate extension center of Madras University functioning at Salem at that time. The University Grants Commissions, New Delhi bestowed the 2f status on 09.10.1998 and 12(B) status on 17.05.2005 to the Periyar University. The university is certified accrediated with NAAC.
1. UG Courses
* B.A. (English, English (Computer Application), Economics, History, Political Science, Tamil)
* B.Lit. Tamil
* B.C.A. (Bachelor of Computer Application)
* B.Sc. (Applied Geology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Botany, Botany (Vocational Biotechnology), Chemistry, Chemistry (Vocational Industrial Chemistry), Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Geography, Home Science, Hotel Management & Catering & Science, Information Science, Mathematics, Mathematic (Computer Application), Microbiology, Nutrition & Dietetics, Physics, Statistics, Textile & Fashion Designing, Visual Communication, Zoology, Zoology (Vocational Industrial Fish & Fisheries, Costume Application, Physical Education)
* B.Ed. (Bachelor Education)
* B.P.Ed. (Bachelor of Physical Education)
* B.Com. (Co-operation, Electronic Education, Corporate Secretaryship, Computer Application)
* B.L.I.S., (Bachelor of Library Information Science)
2. PG Courses
* M.A. (Economics, English, English (CA), History, Public Administration, Tamil)
* M.S.W. (Master of Social Work)
* M.Sc. (Analytical Chemistry, Applicable Mathematics, Applied Geology, Applied Microbiology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Instrumentation, Bio - Technology, Bio - Technology - 5 Years Inte, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Communication, Computer Science, E-Commerce & Web Design, Electronic and Communication, Food Processing, Industrial Microbiology, Information Science, Information Science Management, Mathematics, Mathematics (CA), Physics, Software Science - 5 Years, Software Application - 2 Years, Statistics, Zoology, Organic Chemistry, Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile and Fashion Designing)
* M.Ed. (Master of Education)
* M.P.Ed. (Master of Physical Education)
* M.B.A. (International Business)
* M.Com. (Co-operation, Computer Application)
* M.L.I.S. (Master of Library Information Science)
3. M.Phil Courses
4. Ph.D Courses
5. Diploma Courses
6. Certificate Courses
7. PG Diploma Courses
8. M.Phil & Ph.D.
The University is situated on the Bangalore National Highways (NH - 47), 10kms from the Salem city and easily connected by road.The University campus extends to about 100 acres accommodating the administrative and department buildings.
How To Reach :
The road is well connected with Trichy,Madurai,Hosur,Bangalore.By train it is nearest to junction and can be reached within 10 minutes of timings.
Bangalore main road
Salem 636 011
Phone No:0427 2345766,2345520,2346277,2346265-69(5 lines).
Fax No :0427 2345565.