Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology

country rank  620
world rank  9713

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University Overview

Established in 1988, Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Vallam (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Chennai. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology (PMIST) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology (PMIST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 32 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Indian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name पेरियार मनीअम्मई विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym PMIST
Founded 1988
Motto Think Innovate & Transform
Colours Blue, red and black

University Location

Address Periyar Nagar
Vallam (population range: 10,000-49,999)
613 403 Tamil Nadu
T +91 (4362) 264 600
F +91 (4362) 264 660
Other locations Chennai

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Periyar Maniammai University, Periyar Nagar
Vallam Thanjavur 613403
+91 979 011 1811
1800 425 4964

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development MHRD-India
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council NAAC
  • All India Council for Technical Education AICTE
  • National Board of Accreditation NBA
  • Council of Architecture COA
  • National Council of Educational Research and Training NCERT

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • Computer Society of India (CSI)
  • Technology Business Incubator (TBI)
  • Institution of Engineers India (IEI)
  • Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS)
  • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
  • Society for Shock Wave Research (SSWR)
  • Indian Technology Congress Association (ITCA)
  • Institute of Aeronautics Astronautics and Aviation (IAAA)
  • Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)

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