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MANONMANIAM SUNDARANAR UNIVERSITY
(A State University Established under THE MANONMANIAM SUNDARANAR UNIVERSITY ACT,1990)

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU), named after the famous Tamil Scholar Professor P. Sundaram Pillai, was established on 7 September, 1990 to cater to the long felt needs of the people of the three southern most districts of Tamil Nadu namely Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari. The University has under its jurisdiction 61 affiliated colleges, 5 Mano Colleges and 1 Constituent College, with 65,000 students on rolls. These colleges, amongst which three are over 100 years old (St. John’s College, M.D.T. Hindu College, Sarah Tucker College, the oldest women’s college in the state), have contributed decisively to the cause of higher education of this region.

The University Grants Commission, New Delhi, an apex higher education body of the Union Government, has accorded its approval for getting financial assistance since 29 March 1994. The University has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India with five star status. The University Act authorizes the functioning of Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education outside the university jurisdiction and the courses offered through this mode are recognized by the Distance Education Council of India.

The concept of community colleges, being experimented under the aegis of a special wing, offer diploma courses of one year duration to those interested in entrepreneurial enterprises and the Extension Learning Programme run by this wing also offers diploma and certificate courses on skill development.

COURSE NAME ELIGIBILITY DURATION EXAM MODE CATEGORY STREAM
BA English 10+2 3 year Annual UG Traditional
BA History 10+2 3 year Annual UG Traditional
Bcom 10+2 3 year Annual UG Traditional
BCA 10+2 3 year Annual UG IT
BBA 10+2 3 year Annual UG Management
BSc Maths 10+2 3 year Annual UG Traditional
BSc Psychology 10+2 3 year Annual UG Traditional
BA Economics 10+2 3 year Annual UG Traditional
BA Hindi 10+2 3 year Annual UG Traditional
BLISc Any Degree 1 year Annual UG Traditional
BBM 10+2 3 year Annual UG Management
MA English 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MA History 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MA Criminology and Police Science 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MA Public Admin 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MA Mass comm and Journalism 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MA Tourism Management 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MA Economics 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MA Political Science 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MA Sociology 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MA Hindi 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MCom 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MSc Psychology 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MSc Maths BSc. Maths 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MSc Physics BSc. Physics or Equivalent 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MSc Chemistry BSc. Chemistry or Equivalent 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MSc Environmental Science Science Degree or Engg Degree 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MSc Software Technology and Management Any Degree 2 years Annual PG Traditional
MCA Any Degree with Mathematics at +2 level/ B.com/BBA/Ancillary Maths at degree level 3 years Annual PG IT
PGDCA 10+2+3 1 year Annual PG IT
MBA in Marketing 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Management
MBA in Production 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Management
MBA in Human Resources 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Management
MBA in Finance 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Management
MBA in Systems 10+2+3 2 years Annual PG Management
Professional MBA Graduate with 3 years experience in Management / Administration or Masters with 2 years exp. in Management / Administration 1 year Annual PG Management