அறிவால் விளையும் உலகு
Wisdom Makth the World

VISION

Imparting knowledge to the society through formal and informal modes and contributing to nation building.

MISSION

ABOUT UNIVERSITY

The Government of Tamil Nadu established the Periyar University at Salem on 17th September 1997 as per the provisions of the Periyar University Act, 1997. The University covers the area comprising the districts of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri. The University got the 12(B) and 2f status from the University Grants Commission and has been reaccredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade in 2015. The University is named after the Great Social Reformer E.V.Ramasamy affectionally called ‘Thanthai Periyar’. The University aims at developing knowledge in various fields to realize the maxim inscribed in the logo “Arival Vilayum Ulagu” (Wisdom Maketh the World).”Holistic development of the students” is the primary objective of the esteemed Periyar University. The University is located on the National Highway (NH7) towards Bangalore at about 8 Kms from New Bus Stand, Salem. It is well connected by frequent city bus services linking Salem and other places like, Omalur, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Mettur.

Periyar University imparts higher education at three levels, i.e., through its Departments of Study and Research, Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE) and the affiliated colleges. The University has twenty five departments of study offering Post Graduate & Research Programmes and eighty one affiliated colleges, five Constituent Colleges and one PG Extension Centres . The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) has been introduced for the various courses offered by the University from 2008-09 onwards. Periyar University is offering four Certificate Courses from 2009-2010 onwards. The Certificate Courses are designed in order to cater to the current needs of the public. The Student Support Services of Periyar University are available through Library system, National Service Scheme, Youth Red Cross Society, Women’s Welfare Centre and avenues for Sports and Games. The University has established the following Constituent Colleges (1) Periyar University Arts and Science College (PRUCAS) in 2006 at Mettur Dam, Salem District (2) Periyar University Arts and Science College in 2010 at Pennagaram, Dharmapuri District. Thanthai Periyar had been advocating throughout his life the importance of being rational and created a stir by his self respect movement. He incessantly toiled for social justice among people, fought to liberate the down trodden women and insisted on the priority of one’s mother tongue. The Periyar Chair was created in 1998 to inculcate these ideas in the minds of students.

Periyar Institute of Administrative Studies (PERIAS) started functioning from March 2009. Apart from training students for preliminary and main examinations for the Civil Services, the institute plans to conduct various coaching classes for examinations conducted by different organisations like Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) and Staff Selection Commission (SSC) in the near future. To make a significant mark during the centenary celebrations of Perarignar Anna, a chair has been established after his name as “Anna Chair” in May 2009. It crystallizes the greatest thought provoking ideas of Anna for the development of children, youth and women in the country. It proposes to focus on the social issues and upliftment of the poor. Centre for Nano Science and Technology has been established recently in the Department of Physics. The Government of Tamil Nadu has generously sanctioned One Crore rubees for the academic and research activities of the Centre. Department of Geology proposes to establish a Centre for Geoinformatics and Planetary Studies in the current academic year. Periyar Institute of Distance Education (PRIDE) is imbibing knowledge into the veins of the students who could not take up the regular academic studies due to their economic condition. PRIDE has three hundred and eighty three study centres throughout India and six abroad.

The established Departments, Centres, Institutes and Chair are contributing their best through academic, research and extension activities. The University is playing a paramount role in bringing multi-faceted development for the country. The University is consistently organising various academic activities to bring researchers, scholars, activists under one umbrella to discuss, deliberate and carve out time-demanding solutions to social problems. The University stands apart with its unique “Village Adoption” activity. The University tie-ups with various academic, research institutes and universities across the world bring laurels to the academia. The University proudly celebrates days that have International significance like National Human Rights Day, Science Day, Women’s Day, Environmental Day, World Mother Tongue Day to mention a few.

Posted on 22 Jun 2018
Online application for Common Entrance Test of M.Phil & Ph.D. Programmes
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Posted on 19 Jun 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Lab Equipments (Bio-Tech) for the Periyar University P.G. Extension Centre
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Posted on 18 Jun 2018
April 2018 UG / PG Examination Result
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Posted on 18 Jun 2018
April 2018 UG / PG Examination Result (University Department)
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Posted on 15 Jun 2018
JUNE 2018 - UICP EXAM CENTRE LIST
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Posted on 15 Jun 2018
JUNE 2018 - UICP EXAMINATION - TIME TABLE
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Posted on 15 Jun 2018
Purchase of Glassware for the Department of Bio-Technology,P.G. Extension Centre, Dharmapuri .
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Posted on 15 Jun 2018
Purchase of Chemicals and Glassware for the Department of Geology,P.G. Extension Centre, Dharmapuri.
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Posted on 11 Jun 2018
Purchase of UPS 15KVA Equipment for the Establishment of Common Computing Centre
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Posted on 11 Jun 2018
Purchase of Split AC – 2 TON, Stabilizer – 5 KVA, MS Stand, Timer Control Equipments for the Establishment of Common Computing Centre
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Posted on 08 Jun 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Lab Equipments (Geology) for the Periyar University
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Posted on 05 Jun 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of RFID Tages & Printed Self Adhesive Label
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Posted on 01 Jun 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Up Down Movable Boards and Sliding Board for DST “FIST Program” Sealed Tenders will be received on or before 03.00 PM on 19/06/2018
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Posted on 01 Jun 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Petrological Microscope Student Grade for DST (FIST Program) Sealed Tenders will be received on or before 03.00 PM on 19/06/2018
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Posted on 01 Jun 2018
JAN 2018 – UICP EXAMINATION – REVALUATION RESULT
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Posted on 28 May 2018
FEBRUARY 2018- PRIDE EXAMINATION – RESULT
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Posted on 28 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Real Time PCR System for DST-“FIST Program”
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Posted on 25 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometer (EDS) Equipments for Periyar University
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Posted on 25 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of High Speed Centrifuge for DBT Project in the Department of Environmental Science
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Posted on 25 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of UV-Visible Spectrophotometer for DST – “FIST Program” Project in the Department of Biotechnology
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Posted on 25 May 2018
Tender Notice – Purchase of Corel Draw Graphics Suite 2017 (Education License Software) for the Department of Textiles and Apparel Design
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Posted on 25 May 2018
WALK-IN-INTERVIEW for RA – BIOTECHNOLOGY
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Posted on 20 Nov 2017
Inviting Express of Interest to Establish “Learning Support Centre” and Service to Co-ordinate Periyar University Distance Education Programmes.
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Posted on 11 May 2018
Department of Microbiology – International Conference on Extremophilic Microbes for Sustainable development in agriculture environment and Health – from 19th Dec to 21st Dec 2018
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Posted on 25 April 2018
Department of Sociology – Two Day National Seminar on Women and Justice: A Challenge to Secured World – 19th & 20th July 2018
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Posted on 25 April 2018
Department of Computer Science – Faculty Development Programme on Data Science and Optimization – 28th May to 11th June 2018
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Posted on 05 April 2018
Centre for Geoinformatics and Planetary Studies – International conference on Impact of Climate change on Water resources during 12-13th July 2018
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Posted on 14 March 2018
Department of Geology – National Seminar on Effects of Paleo and Anthropogenic Events on Earth System and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Geological Society of India – 19th-21th September 2018
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