The University was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu as a teaching-cum-affiliating University 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, Tenkasi, Thoothukudi, and Kanyakumari.
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli was established in the year 1990 as a teaching-cum-affiliating University by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The university is also known as MSU Tirunelveli and it is named after Tamil Poet scholar, Professor P. Sundaram Pillai the author of the famous verse drama Manonmaniam. The campus is spread over 550 acres of land. 77 affiliated Colleges, 6 University Colleges, and 4 Constituent Colleges come under MSU Tirunelveli. 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 is the academic department of MSU offering undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs to the students. However, in NIRF 2021 ranking, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli has been ranked 70th in the university category.
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli University are accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), NIRF Rank 101-150th (Overall).
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli are offered UG & PG courses at various levels Bachelor of Arts (B.A), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com), Bachelor of Science (B.Sc), Master of Commerce (M.Com), Master of Science (M.Sc.), Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), Master of Arts (MA), Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli has a large and well-maintained campus and offers a tranquil learning environment. The buildings are modern and equipped with the latest technology from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli which facilitates teaching and teacher development. The classrooms, units, and laboratories of the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli are spacious, comfortable, and designed to ensure the highest quality of education. The library is excellent too, with a vast range of books, online resources, and knowledgeable librarians.
The Manonmaniam Sundaranar University alumni association of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University officially registered in 2017 under Tamilnadu Societies registration rules (act 27,1975). This alumni association meeting was held in common for whole university departments as well as separate departments also. This university alumnus was working in various places with high-ranking positions. They all assemble at our university one day every year.
The Manonmaniam Sundaranar University library at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University was established in the year 1990 and it has been upgraded to a more digitalized version to be in synchronization with current trends of e-content. The library is shifted to this New Building on July 2016. University signed MoU in the “Shodhganga” project, regarding this the Library is uploading the awarded Ph.D. theses from our end to the INFLIBNET Centre Server, Gujarat. INFLIBNET Centre is offering web-based Anti-Plagiarism Software Urkund to our University. The library campus is also connected with a Wi-Fi facility for the well-being of the students. There are three specially designed computer systems with special facilities that help visually impaired students to avail the content without any difficulty.
The Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Department of Physical Education and Sports, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University came into existence ever since inception of the University on September 1990. The Department of Physical Education and Sports, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University has been able to carve out a name for itself among the high achievers in the field of Sports and games. Mostly by the impressive support it has enjoyed from several quarters.
The Department coordinates and regulates the sports activities of the affiliated Colleges spread over the Southern Districts of Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, and Kanyakumari. It also organizes annual sports programs including the following.
Hostel Room Details
Block – A consists of 151 Students in 38 rooms on 3 floors.
Block – B consists of 137 First Year PG Students on 2 floors in 28 rooms.
Block – C consists of 84 M.Phil and Ph.D. Scholars on two floors in 20 rooms.
Block – D consists of 140 Integrated & PG students on 3 floors in 35 rooms.
Facilities at Hostel
Healthy and Hygienic dining facility
R.O Purifier Water Plant
24 X 7 Securities
In House Matron
Indoor & Outdoor Games
Clean and Green Surroundings
Computer Lab with Internet Facility
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli has a Placement Cell that aids in the smooth conduction of the placement drive conducted by companies visiting MSU. The Placement Cell guides the students in making career-related decisions by giving career counseling sessions to students. Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli keeps contact with past and potential recruiters, and employers in the corporate field are invited by the cell to conduct campus placements. Students are also given internship opportunities to gain exposure to the corporate world and get an insight into the real corporate world. Proper training sessions are organized by the Placement Cell of MSU for the students to develop job-specific skills, interpersonal skills, technical skills, soft skills, etc which are highly demanded in every potential employee by the recruiters. Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli trains the students to improve their communication skills and get a command over the global language which is English as good communication skills as students with good communication skills have an edge over others.
Admission Process of MA/M.Sc/M.sc Integrated/M.Com/D.Pharma
Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria will have to apply online on the website of the university.
Aspirants have to appear for the entrance examination conducted by MSU.
Admission shall be based on the combined merit of the qualifying examination and the entrance examination and candidates will be shortlisted accordingly.
Shortlisted candidates make a move to the final stage of the admission process wherein they have to get their document verified and pay the fee.
Final admission will be offered based on the combined merit of the qualifying examination and the entrance examination, university-level document verification, and fee payment.
" 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.