Alagappa University was established in the year 1985 by the Government of Tamilnadu, as envisioned by the great Philanthropist Padma Bhushan (Late) Dr.RM. Alagappa Chettiar is achieving Excellence in all spheres of Education, with particular emphasis on Pedagogy, Extension, Administration, Research and Learning (PEARL) by affording a Quality oriented Higher Education to the learners so that they are transformed into intellectually competent human resources that will help in the up-liftment of the nation to Educational, Social, Technological, Environmental and Economic Magnificence (ESTEEM). Our motto is “Excellence in Action”. The 440 acre green and lush campus houses Science, Arts, Management, and Education faculties with 39 Departments, 9 Centres and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus. Besides, 40 Affiliated Colleges are located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram. The institution offers 158 programmes in the University Department catering to the educational needs of rural students. All programs in the University follow a Semester Pattern under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) with Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA) to ensure quality education.