Alagappa University
Alagappa University

Overview, Ranking, Admission, Placement, Eligibility Criteria

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Established in 1950, Alagappa University has achieved notable advancements in higher education. It holds recognition from the UGC and has received an impressive A+ grade from the NAAC. In the 2023 NIRF Ranking, the university holds the 56th position in the overall category.

The university offers over 63 programs in the UG, PG, Diploma, and Certificate levels. It has four faculties, eleven schools of learning with forty-four departments, two constituent colleges, and ten directorates/centers of development and studies.

Additionally, the university offers 146 programs focused on skills through the Collaborative method and 75 programs through the Distance Education mode. Alagappa University has also partnered with 45 Arts and Science Colleges, which provide 96 Undergraduate and Graduate programs.

Admission to Alagappa University is mostly merit-based and for a few courses, scores of state-level qualifying exams like TANCET, IMUCET, and others are taken into consideration.

Alagappa UniversityHighlights 2024

A brief overview of Alagappa University is mentioned below-


Alagappa University Highlights


Alagappa University



University Type

Public University

Main Campus Location

Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu

Other Campuses

2 constituent colleges & 46 affiliated colleges

Official Website

NIRF Ranking 

30th rank in the ‘University’ category

56th rank in the ‘Overall’ category

Entrance Basis

Merit-based & State-level Entrance Exams

Alagappa University Ranking 2024

Alagappa University receives milestone rankings every year, mentioned below are the rankings of Alagappa University in 2023 -

Ranking Body

Ranking Assigned


NIRF Ranking 2023



NIRF Ranking 2023



NIRF Ranking 2023



QS Asia Ranking 2024



Alagappa University Admissions 2024

Alagappa University admission to UG and PG programs along with Diploma and certificate courses based on state-level entrance examination and merit basis for few courses. Interested candidates can check the course-wise specializations for Alagappa University admission in the table below:



Eligibility Criteria

Note- Criteria can vary as per the specialization chosen in terms of compulsory subjects.


Nautical Science, Aeronautical Science, Poultry Science, IT & Logistics, Fashion and Apparel Merchandising, , UI Design & Development

Interested candidates must have passed 10+2 with 50% marks in agg.


Compulsory subjects: Physics Biology / Zoology & botany, (+) and Chemistry



Interested Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent Examination securing a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate.


Logistics and Shipping,   Shipping & Logistics Management, Bharathanatiyam, 

Interested Candidates must have completed their 10+2 with 50% marks in agg. from any stream or equivalent degree


Industrial Automation , Foundry Technology

Interested candidates must have completed Class 12 from a recognised board with a minimum 50% - 60% marks.

Criteria can vary as per the specialisation chosen.

B Des

Fashion Design, Interior Design,  Communication Design,  Industrial Design

Interested candidates must have passed their 12th in any stream with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.


Visual Arts , Film Making

Students must have completed their 12th with a minimum 50% marks in aggregate.


Vainavam, Sri Bashyam



Business Analytics, Digital and E-Commerce,Environment and Industrial Safety ,Rail Safety Management Logistics and Shipping,Logistics & Supply Chain Management, (Hotel Management & Catering Science)

Aspiring Students must hold a graduation degree with a minimum 50 % marks in aggregate from any stream.


Industrial Safety and Hygiene, Applied Psychology, Game Technology, Multimedia,  Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology)

Students must hold a bachelor's degree in Science from a recognized college/university with a minimum of 50 – 60% marks. Criteria can vary as per the specialization in terms of compulsory studied subjects. 


Industrial Design, . Interior & Furniture Design

Interested students must hold bachelors in any relevant field like design/fine arts/ architecture, etc from a recognised university and with minimum of 50% marks in graduation.

Alagappa University Infrastructure Facilities

Alagappa University (CU ) is known for its amazing infrastructure facilities filled with well-equipped laboratories for science built with cutting-edge scientific apparatus. Every school has a computer lab equipped with Wi-Fi and internet access. In addition to the most recent volumes of books and journals, Central and Faculty level libraries offer internet browsing capabilities. Three state-of-the-art auditoriums that can hold conferences and colloquia at the international level; five big playgrounds and numerous smaller ones that can hold sporting activities at the intercollegiate, state, and national levels. 

Contact DetailsAlagappa University, College Rd, Alagappa PuramWebsiteGo to website...Phone04XXXXXX01  
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