Madurai Kamaraj University

country rank  106
world rank  4439

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University Overview

Founded in 1965, Madurai Kamaraj University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large city of Madurai (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name मदुरै कामराज विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym MKU
Founded 1965
Motto To Seek Truth is Knowledge

University Location

Address Palkalai Nagar
Madurai (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
625 021 Tamil Nadu
T +91 (452) 245 9166
F +91 (452) 245 9181

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Madurai Kamaraj University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council NAAC
  • National Council of Teacher Education NCTE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020