List of applicants applied for the post of Vice-Chancellor, Alagappa University

FAQs

General Queries

General Queries
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) & Answers
What is the Genesis of the University?

Alagappa University has emerged from the galaxy of institutions (Arts College, Training College, Sports College, Polytechnic College, Engineering College etc) initially founded by the great philanthropist and educationist Dr.RM.Alagappa Chettiar during 1950's. He donated 440 acre green and lush land to the Government. Alagappa University was established through a Special Act of the State Legislature by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 9th May1985.
Genesis of the University
Genesis of the University

What is the level of Recognition?

Alagappa University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi and obtained 2(f) and 12(B) status to receive UGC and central government grants.
level of Recognition

What are the general phone numbers and mailing addresses for the University?

EPABX Board: (+91) 4565 223100 (General Enquiry)

The Registrar, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630003, Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone: (+91) 4565 226001, Fax: (+91) 4565 225525, E-mail: registrar@alagappauniversity.ac.in

The Controller of Examinations, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630003, Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone: (+91) 4565 227609, Fax: (+91) 4565 225624, E-mail: coe@alagappauniversity.ac.in

The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630004, Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone: (+91) 4565 226250, Fax: (+91) 4565 225216, E-mail: dde@alagappauniversity.ac.in

How can I reach Alagappa University?

By Road: The University is situated in the town Karaikudi (in the district of Sivaganga, in the State of Tamil Nadu). Karaikudi is well connected with buses from neighbouring cities such as Madurai (80 km), Tiruchirappalli (100 km), Dindigul (100 km), Rameshwaram (145 km). The distance between Karaikudi New Bus Stand and University is just 1.5 km.

By Train: The distance between Karaikudi Railway Junction (code: KKDI) and the University is just 1 km. There are three daily express trains from Chennai Egmore (code: MS); 12605 Pallavan Express, 22661 Rameswaram Express, 16851 Rameswaram Express. In addition, daily passenger trains operate between Tiruchirappalli (code: TPJ) and Karaikudi.

By Air: Nearby airports are Madurai (Code: IMX) and Tiruchirappalli (Code: TRZ). It takes about 1 hour 30 minutes by car to reach the University from these airports.

What are the credentials and ranking of Alagappa University?

2017: Obtained A+ Grade with CGPA of 3.64 grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Alagappa University is the first State University in Tamil Nadu to obtain the coveted A+ grade.
2018: Obtained Category–1 status and Autonomy status by the MHRD-UGC.
2018: Secured 4th position in MHRD-Swachhta Ranking 2018 for the cleanest Government Higher Educational Institutions in India.
2018: Bagged Rs.100 crore funds under MHRD RUSA 2.0 Scheme for Quality enhancement.
2019: Secured 28th position among Universities in MHRD-NIRF 2019 ranking.
2019: Secured 20th position in QS India Ranking, 104th position in QS BRICS Ranking and 216th position in QS Asia Ranking 2019.

Where can I find out about Alagappa University events?

Event / Conference

What are the academic programmes being offered at Alagappa University?

Alagappa University is Arts & Science University offering programmes in the Faculties of Arts, Education, Management and Science. The University has 44 Departments, 9 Centres and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus. 46 Affiliated Colleges located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram are part of the University. Of which one Autonomous College and one Alagappa University Model Constituent College of Arts and Science are located in Kilakkarai and Paramakudi respectively.
University Department
affiliated colleges
 

In addition, Distance Education programmes and Collaborative Programmes are offered within the State of Tamil Nadu (territorial jurisdiction).
fee structure
List of Colleges with Academic Programmes

What is the medium of instruction in academic programmes taught?

English

What is the link to apply for admission into undergraduate / postgraduate program?

undergraduate / postgraduate program

What about the fee structure for various undergraduate / postgraduate programs?

fee structure for undergraduate / postgraduate program

What is the admission procedure for PhD programme?

For admission to PhD programmes, Pre-PhD Qualifying Entrance Examinations are conducted twice in a year (February and August). Candidates have to apply online and appear for examinations to be held at Karaikudi. Successful candidates will be provided Eligibility Certificate valid for 5 years. The candidate has to approach the Research Supervisor available in the University Department and present the Research proposal before the Departmental Research Committee (DRC). Based on the recommendation by the DRC, admission to Ph.D programme will be made.

What is the Placement opportunity?

Placement opportunity

What is the link to know details about Colleges affiliated to Alagappa University?

affiliated to Alagappa University

Does the University have any Library facilities?

Library facilities

Does the University have any sports facilities?

sports facilities
sports facilities

Does the University have Hostel accommodation on campus?

Hostel accommodation on campus

What are the Must to see places in the Campus other than academic Infrastructure?

Alagappar Museum, Tamil Culture Museum, Mini Theatre, Central Library-RFID, Percolation Tank, Alagappar Alumni Garden, Science Campus.

What are the students support facilities in the Campus?

Apart from Central Library with RFID, faculty level libraries are available. All Academic and Hostel buildings are connected with free Intranet, Internet and Wi-Fi. In addition, free Wi-Fi hot spots are available in select places of student centric points (University Canteen, Science Campus canteen, Library Garden, Management Block Garden etc).
Alagappa University Study Circle
University Science Instrumentation Centre (USIC)
Material Characterization
Alagappa Institute of Skill Development
Canteen
Medical facility: Primary health care (Hospital) facility is available. Ambulance van facility is also available. Group Health Insurance Scheme is available for all admitted students and staff of the University. Medical facility

I am an International Student. I want to know the procedure to get admission at Alagappa University. What is the link / whom to contact?

the link / to contact

Examination Related Queries

Examination Related Queries
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) & Answers
About the University
What is the level of accreditation, recognition and status of Alagappa University?

Alagappa University is a State Government University situated in the town of Karaikudi. It was brought into existence by an Act of the Tamilnadu State Legislature in May 1985. The University has emerged from a galaxy of Institutions initially founded by the munificent and multifaceted personality Padma Bhusan Dr.Rm.Alagappa Chettiar.

Alagappa University is recognized by UGC. The University is Accredited with “A+” grade by NAAC. The “h” index of the University is 71. The University has secured 28 rank among Indian Universities in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2019) instituted by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). Secured 28th position in QS India Ranking, 104th position in QS BRICS Ranking and 216th position in QS Aisa Ranking 2019.  

Contact
What is the web address of the University?
www.alagappauniversity.ac.in

What is the Postal Address of office of the Controller of Examination?

The Controller of Examinations
Alagappa University,
Alagappapuram ,
Karaikudi – 630 003,
Sivaganga District, Tamilnadu, India. 

What are the contact phone numbers for enquiry?

General enquiry: (+91) 4565 223122
Enquiry related to Distance Education: (+91) 4565 223125, (+91) 4565 223170 
Enquiry related to Collaborative programs: (+91) 4565 223178
Enquiry related to Affiliated Colleges: (+91) 4565 223181
Enquiry related to University Departments: (+91) 4565 223186
PA to the Controller of Examinations: (+91) 4565 223121
Deputy Controller of Examinations: (+91) 4565 228739
 

What are the contact e-mails for representing exam related matters?
  • Related to Distance Education: alucoede@gmail.com
  • Related to Collaborative programs:alucoecp@gmail.com
  • Related to Affiliated Colleges: coeafficlg@gmail.com
  • Related to University Departments: alucoeud@gmail.com
What is the preferred timing for telephonic enquiry?

Preferred timing for telephonic contact is between 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM and between 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM during week-days (Monday to Friday).

Saturdays and Sundays are holidays.

Examination
When are the scheduled dates of Examinations in a year?

The academic year is from July to June.

For all regular students, the examinations are conducted twice in a year programs (in November for odd semester and in April for even semester).

Examinations for non-semester programs are conducted in April.

For the students of Distance Education, the examinations are conducted twice in a year for semester programs (in December for odd semester and in May for even semester). For Calendar year admitted students under Distance Education mode, examinations are conducted in May for odd semester and in December for even semester.

 
How to submit Exam Application?

All eligible students have to submit their examination application by online mode only. The link is available at University website www.alagappauniversity.ac.in

Students who have submitted exam applications online can print the e-hall tickets instantly after the online submission of applications.

 
What is the contact number for addressing the issues (Payment, Hall-ticket, Exam venue etc) in on-line submission of Exam Application?

(+91) 4565 223179

 
While submitting my exam application on-line, I have paid the fees twice or multiple times. How to get back the excess amount paid?

The excess amount paid will be refunded to the bank account. It takes about 1 or 2 weeks time (depending on the nature of issue).

 
Whether mobile phones / scientific calculators are allowed inside the exam hall?

No. Strictly not permitted.

Attendance& Eligibility (CBCS)
What are the norms of CBCS students Attendance to appear for Examination?

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) norms for appearing the examination are as under;

  • Students possessing 75% and above of attendance are eligible.
  • Students possessing 70-74% of attendance should pay a condonation fee of Rs.100/- per course.
  • Students possessing 60-69% of attendance should pay a condonation fee of Rs.150/- per course and to produce Medical Certificate.
  • Students possessing below 60% of attendance are not eligible.
Attendance & Eligibility (non-CBCS)
What are the norms of non-CBCS students Attendance to appear for Examination?

For non-CBCS students, the norms for appearing the examination are as under;

  • Students possessing 80% and above of attendance are eligible.
  • Students possessing 70-79% of attendance should pay a condonation fee of Rs.100/- per course.
  • Students possessing 60-69% of attendance should pay a condonation fee of Rs.150/- per course and to produce Medical Certificate.
  • Students possessing below 60% of attendance are not eligible.
Fee Pending & Eligibility
I have pending course fee. Whether I am allowed to sit for examination?

No. Students are allowed to write exams only after clearing the course fee.

Exam Fees
What is the fee structure with regard to the examination?
Stream Rupees
  UG-Theory UG-Practical PG Theory PG Practical PG-Project
University Departments 150 / 175 200 / 300 150 / 175 200 / 300 300 /400
Affiliated Colleges 65 65 / 120 120 150 / 225 225
Collaborative Programs 400 400 500 500 750
Distance Education 200 200 225 400 350
Certificate Fee
What is the fee structure with regard to certificate?

Rs. 750/- for IMS / PC / CMS / Degree Certificates of UG / Diploma / Certificate Courses (paid during first appearance for Distance & Last appearance for other streams).

Rs. 1000/- for IMS / PC / CMS / Degree Certificates of PG / PG Diploma Courses (paid during first appearance for Distance & Last appearance for other streams).

Rs. 50/- Postage (per appearance)

Fees (name correction)
What are the fees for name correction in Certificate & copy of exam Time-Table?

Rs. 500/- per certificate for name correction

Rs. 200/- for issuing copy of the Exam Time- table

Improvement Exam
What are the eligibility norms to appear for Improvement Examination?

Students have to write the improvement exam within six months from the date of last appearance. Improvement is applicable only for the exams passed in first appearance and not for arrears.

There is no provision to write improvement examination for old batch students.

Special permission
What do you mean by special permission to appear for exam?

Normally, the period of a program of study is 3 years for UG and 2 years for PG. Apart from this period of study, a concession period of 5 years is being given to the candidate to complete the arrear(s), if any.

If a student is willing to appear for arrear examinations beyond the mentioned period (8 years for UG and 7 years for PG), then the student has to obtain special permission by request letter to the Controller of Examinations.

Results
When can I expect my exam result?

Examination results are normally published and hosted in the University website within 15 to 35 days from the last date of examinations.

 
I have some issues/pending fees with University. Can I get the result / certificate?

Results will not be published for candidates who have

  • dues in course fee,
  • involved in malpractice, ,
  • not properly entered / shaded the Register number in answer script and the like. The results will be announced and certificates will be issued only after clearing the said issue(s).,
Photocopy of answer script
Shall I get photocopy of my answer script?

Yes. The prescribed fee is Rs.500/- per script. The fee may be remitted by means of Demand Draft (DD) in favour of "The Registrar, Alagappa University" payable at Karaikudi. The request letter along with DD must be sent to the Controller of Examinations, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630003.

Re-Valuation
I am not satisfied with the marks awarded to me. Shall I apply for Re-valuation?

UG programs of affiliated colleges / collaborative / Distance Educationfollow single valuation system.

Re-valuation is not permitted for double valuation system.(University Departments)

Re-valuation is permitted only for single valuation system (theory papers only).

There is no provision for Re-valuation of practical papers.

1. Students should obtain photocopy of answer script first and then apply for revaluation.

2. Time limit to apply for obtaining photocopy is fixed as within 15 days from the date of publication of result.

3. Time limit to issue of photocopy to the students is fixed as within 30 days from the date of publication of result.

4. Time limit to apply for revaluation is fixed as within 10 days from the date of receipt of photocopy of the answer script.

Eligible students can apply for Re-valuation of answer scripts within 10 days from the date of publication of results in the University website.

The request for Re-valuation should be sent in the prescribed application form downloadable from the University website. The (i) filled-in application, (ii) copy of the result downloaded from the website and (iii) Demand Draft (with a fee of Rs.500 per paper) drawn in favour of “The Registrar, Alagappa University” payable at Karaikudi must reach the Controller of Examinations, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630003.

 
Certificates
What is the time required to despatch the certificates?

Generally it takes one month after the publication of results. Certificates will not be despatched to default candidates having

  • dues in course fee,
  • involved in malpractice, not properly entered / shaded Register number in answer script etc. The certificates will be despatched only after clearing the said issue(s).
 
How to get duplicate certificate?

The duplicate certificate will be issued to the students on submission of

  • Requisition Letter addressed to the Controller of Examinations, Alagappa University, Karaikudi.
  • Photocopy of a valid photo identity card (Attested) like Aadhar card / Voter Id / Driving License.
  • Demand draft in favour of “The Registrar, Alagappa University” payable at Karaikudi.

The Fee for Duplicate Provisional Certificate is Rs.1000

The Fee for Duplicate Cumulative Mark Statement is Rs.1000

The Fee for Duplicate Degree Certificate is Rs.1500.

 
I have received my Cumulative Mark Statement (CMS) and Provisional Certificate (PC), but still I have not received my degree certificate. When can I get?

The degrees are to be approved by the Chancellor of the University in the Annual Convocation function which will be normally held between August and February every year. The recent convocation was held on 13.10.2016. The degree certificates have been issued since 13.11.2016.

 
I am a student of Distance Education. What is the reason for non-receipt of my CMS & PC?

For the cases of non-payment of course fee, Cumulative Mark Statement (CMS) and Provisional Certificate (PC) are retained in the office. In such cases, candidates are advised to contact the Director, Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), Alagappa University, Karaikudi for payment of pending fee and produce the "No Dues Certificate" to the office of Controller of Examination. On receipt of "No Dues Certificate", Mark Statement and Provisional Certificate will be despatched.

Tatkal System (to get certificate immediately)
Is there any Tatkal scheme available for getting certificates in urgency?

Yes. If a candidate wants Provisional Certificate (PC) and Cumulative Mark Statement (CMS) urgently for various reasons, the candidate should apply under "Tatkal Scheme" by sending a Demand Draft for Rs.1000/- in favour of "The Registrar, Alagappa University" payable at Karaikudï along with a request letter addressed to the Controller of Examinations. The certificate will be despatched immediately by speed post, subject to the condition that all the fees due to the University had been paid.

Undelivered & Returned Certificates
I am a student of Distance Education. How to get back my certificates that were undelivered / returned due to door lock or moved to other places?

The student should submit a request letter to the Controller of Examination with the following;

  • Self-addressed A4 size envelope stamped Rs.40,
  • Latest postal address,
  • Photocopy of the Mark Statement already received from this office (if any),
  • Photocopy of any one of the ID Card (ID card issued by DDE of Alagappa University / PAN Card / Driving License / Voter card / Aadhar Card).
Address Change
I am a student of Distance Education. Recently I have changed my residential address. I did not receive my certificate. How can I get my certificate?

Normally, the certificate is sent to the student to the address mentioned while on admission to the Distance program. If the candidate has moved to new address, the candidate must inform the new address to the University by paying a fee of Rs.100. Then only, the certificate will be sent to the new address.

Genuineness Certificate
How to get Genuineness Certificate?

Genuineness certificate is issued immediately on receipt of request letter. The letter should accompany

  • photocopy of Consolidated Mark Statement / Provisional Certificate / Degree / Diploma / certificate and
  • Fee for issue of Genuineness Certificate Demand draft of Rs.750/- per copy*(for Government and Government Aided Institutions) or Rs.1000/-per copy * (for Non-Governmental organization and individuals) drawn in favour of “The Registrar, Alagappa University” payable at Karaikudi.
  • Fee for issue of Genuineness Certificate for Aborad - 50 USD

For every additional Genuineness  copy of the certificate - Rs. 250 /- 

         Further, for the issue of above said certificates, the following additional charge is to be collected as Search Fee

            For certificates to be issued for the courses completed--

                 -- Within 5 years                -     Rs. 500/-

                 -- Within 5 to 10 years       -     Rs. 1,000/-

                 -- Above 10 years              -     Rs.  2,000/-

 

On-line Genuineness Certificate
I am a student / Alumni residing in far-off place from the University. What is the web link to get Genuineness / Verification Certificate by online?

https://mis.alagappauniversity.ac.in/genuineness

I am an employer / agency. What is the web link to obtain Genuineness / Verification of Certificate(s) provided by the employee / student?

https://mis.alagappauniversity.ac.in/genuineness

Transcripts
How to get academic Transcripts?

Transcripts will be issued immediately on receipt of request letter. The letter should accompany

  • Photocopy of Consolidated Mark Statement / Provisional Certificate / Degree / Diploma / certificate of candidate
  • Fee for issue of Transcript Rs. 3000 / per copy* (inculding postal charges)
  • Fee for issue of Transcript for Abroad - 50 USD

For every additional transcript copy of the certificate - Rs. 500 /- (india) and Abroad 20 USD

         Further, for the issue of above said certificates, the following additional charge is to be collected as Search Fee

            For certificates to be issued for the courses completed--

                 -- Within 5 years                -     Rs. 500/-

                 -- Within 5 to 10 years       -     Rs. 1,000/-

                 -- Above 10 years              -     Rs.  2,000/-

Certificate of last date of exam
Can I get a Certificate of last date of Examination?

Yes. Candidate has to send Demand Draft for Rs.200/- in favour of "The Registrar, Alagappa University" payable at Karaikudi along with a covering letter addressed to The Controller of Examinations, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630 003.

What are the regulations related to "Internal Marks" for  Distance Education

INTERNAL REGULATIONS

1. The last date for submission of internal marks is on or before the commencement of  

     the respective end semester examinations.

2. Failed candidates including absentees in the internal assessment are permitted to improve the  

    internal assessment marks in the subsequent semesters (2 chances).

3. For failed candidates including absentees in internal marks for December 2018 examinations,

    improvement is permitted upto May 2020.

 

What are the regulations related to "Internal Marks" for Collaborative Programmes

INTERNAL REGULATIONS

1. The last date for submission of internal marks is on or before the commencement of  

     the respective end semester examinations.

2. Failed candidates including absentees in the internal assessment are permitted to improve the  

    internal assessment marks in the subsequent semesters (2 chances).

3. For failed candidates including absentees in internal marks for December 2018 examinations,

    improvement is permitted upto April 2020.

Distance Education - Queries

Distance Education - Queries
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) & Answers
When was Distance Education programmes started?

Started from the year 1992.

What is the level of Recognition to programmes offered under Distance mode?

Alagappa University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi and obtained 2(f) and 12(B) status to receive UGC and central government grants. The Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi accorded Ex-Post Facto approval for 108 programmes offered through distance mode (F.No.DEC/AU/KKD/TN/4425/2008, dated 24.11.2009) with effect from 1995. DEC accorded recognition to Distance Education programmes (F.No.DEC/Recog/2010/2289, dated 04.08.2010) valid for 3 years till 2012- 13. The Distance Education Bureau (DEB), New Delhi granted recognition for offering ODL programmes for 2013-14 (F.No.UGC/DEB/Recog./2013/1252-1256, Dt.20.08.2013) and for 2014-15 (F.No.UGC/DEB/AU/TN/2013/7177-7181, Dt.27.05.2014). Alagappa University is accredited with A+ Grade by NAAC (CGPA 3.64) in the year 2017 and Graded as Category-1 University by MHRD-UGC. By virtue of holding Category-1 status, Distance Education programmes of Alagappa University are recognized by DEB (Gazette notification F.No 1-8-2017(CPP-II) Dt.12.02.2018. DEB granted approval to offer ODL programmes (F.No. 74-2/2018 (DEB-I), Dt.08.05.2019 as well as earlier notification Dt.26.03.2019).

Whether admission to Distance Education programmes of Alagappa University can be made through Learning centres situated outside Tamil Nadu?

No. Based on the UGC notification, the Learning centres situated outside the State of Tamil Nadu were closed down with effect from September 2015. In compliance to UGC-DEB notification, admission to Distance Education programmes of Alagappa University can be made through 150+ Learning centres situated within the State of Tamil Nadu only.

Whether students of Distance Education programmes of Alagappa University are allowed to write examinations in exam centres situated outside Tamil Nadu?

No. In compliance to UGC notification, the Exam centres situated outside the State of Tamil Nadu were closed down. Distance Education students of Alagappa University can write their current year examinations in about 100 exam centres situated within the State of Tamil Nadu.

What are the phone numbers and mailing addresses for matters related to Distance Education?

General Enquiry: (+91) 4565 228098 / 223410
Admissions: (+91) 4565 223420 / 223421 / 223422 / 223425
Study material (Books): (+91) 4565 223405 / 223408
Communication: The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630004, Tamil Nadu.
Phone: (+91) 4565 226250, Fax: (+91) 4565 225216, E-mail: dde@alagappauniversity.ac.in

What are the phone numbers and mailing addresses for matters related to Examinations?

Results / Mark Statements / Certificates: (+91) 4565 223125 / 223122
Communication: The Controller of Examinations, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630003, Tamil Nadu, India. Phone: (+91) 4565 227609, Fax: (+91) 4565 225624, E-mail:coe@alagappauniversity.ac.in

How many programmes are offered under Distance mode by Alagappa University?

66 programmes are offered for the year 2019-20
fee structure

What is the admission procedure for enrolment into Distance Education programmes?

Candidates can seek admission in the Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of University itself at Karaikudi as direct students. Candidates can also enrol through authorized 150+ Learning centres situated across the State of Tamil Nadu. There are two sessions of admission every year (during July-August) and (during January-February).

Where can I find the list of Learning Centres under Distance Education from Alagappa University?

Distance Education

How many students were admitted during 2018-19 under Distance Education programmes?

As per UGC notification and compliance, consolidated list of students admitted (July-August 2018 session) and (January-February 2019 session) are compiled and submitted to UGC-DEB.

Whether soft copies of study materials (Books) are available for various programmes in the University website?

Yes

Where can I find the details of Personal Contact Programme (PCP)?

Personal Contact Programme

How can I reach Alagappa University?

By Road: The University is situated in the town Karaikudi (in the district of Sivaganga, in the State of Tamil Nadu). Karaikudi is well connected with buses from neighbouring cities such as Madurai (80 km), Tiruchirappalli (100 km), Dindigul (100 km), Rameshwaram (145 km). The distance between Karaikudi New Bus Stand and University is just 1.5 km.
By Train: The distance between Karaikudi Railway Junction (code: KKDI) and the University is just 1 km. There are three daily express trains from Chennai Egmore (code: MS); 12605 Pallavan Express, 22661 Rameswaram Express, 16851 Rameswaram Express. In addition, daily passenger trains operate between Tiruchirappalli (code: TPJ) and Karaikudi.
By Air: Nearby airports are Madurai (Code: IMX) and Tiruchirappalli (Code: TRZ). It takes about 1 hour 30 minutes by car to reach the University from these airports.