Manonmaniam Sundaranar University

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University was established in Tirunelvelli on 7th September, 1990 to cater to the long-felt needs of the people of the three southern most districts of Tamil Nadu viz., Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, and Kanyakumari. It is named after the renowned Tamil Poet scholar, Professor P. Sundaram Pillai, the author of the famous verse drama Manonmaniam. 

The University has more than 2400 students. The University has under its jurisdiction 77 affiliated Colleges, 6 University Colleges and 4 Constituent Colleges, about 1,20,000 students in regular mode and 40,000 students in distance mode.

" To provide quality education to reach the un-reached "

  • To conduct research, teaching and outreach programmes to improve conditions of human living
  • To create an academic environment that honours women and men of all races, caste, creed, cultures and an atmosphere that values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, academic freedom and integrity
  • To offer a wide variety of off-campus educational and training programs, including the use of information technology, to individuals and groups.
  • To develop partnership with industries and government so as to improve the quality of the workplace and to serve as catalyst for economic and cultural development
  • To provide quality / inclusive education, especially for the rural and un-reached segments of economically downtrodden students including women, socially oppressed and differently abled.

Departments in Manonmaniam Sundaranar University

  • Animal Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • Communication
  • Computer Science & Engg
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Geotechnology
  • History
  • Info.Technology & Engg
  • Management Studies
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Physical Education & Sports
  • Plant Science
  • Psychology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Social Exclusion
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Tamil
  • DDCE-B.Ed

Academic Programs in Manonmaniam Sundaranar University

MA and MSc Programs
  • MA Tamil
  • MA English
  • MA Sociology
  • MA Economics 
  • M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Physics
  • M.Sc. Chemistry
  • M.Sc. Environmental Science
  • M.Sc. Electronic Media
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Information Technology
  • M.Sc. Statistics
  • M.Sc. Marine Biotechnology and M.Sc. Microbiology
  • M.Sc. Psychology
Integrated 5 year M.Sc. in Animal Science
Candidates who have passed 10+2 or Higher Secondary Examination with 60% marks in Science stream with any of the following subject groups:
  • Biology/Physics/Maths/Chemistry
  • Botany/Zoology/Physics/Chemistry
  • Biology/Agriculture – Vocational
Integrated 5 year M.Sc. in Botany
A candidate must have passed 10+2 or Higher Secondary Examination with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) in Maths/Physics/Chemistry/Biology or Physics/Chemistry/Botany/Zoology. 

The other programs are:

An undergraduate degree in the 10+2+3 pattern of examination with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level.

ME (Master of Engineering)
Any undergraduate degree or equivalent in the relevant field with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized University.

A BE or B.Tech. degree with IT/CSE/ECE or an MCA/M.Sc. with IT/CS or an equivalent degree from a recognized university.

Contact Details

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
Tirunelveli - 627012.
Tamilnadu, India

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