|mku results 2012,kamaraj university results 2012
about mk universityMadurai Kamaraj University, established in 1966, has 18 Schools comprising 73 Departments. The Directorate of Distance Education of the University has a student strength of about 1.30 lakhs.
The University has 109 affiliated Colleges (9
Autonomous) including other approved institutions and 7 evening colleges.
There are centres which promote research potential of teachers. Extension
activities are carried out through Department of Youth Welfare, NSS, SC/ST cell
and Adult Education programmes.
|Madurai Kamaraj University, (originally known as Madurai University) was named after the historical city of Madurai, the ancient capital of the Pandyan rulers and the seat of three famous Tamil academies going back to
the beginnings of the Christian and even perhaps an earlier Era, was inaugurated
on 6th February 1966 at the heart of the city. Its nucleus was the Extension
centre of the University of Madras located at Madurai.
|Two years later, the foundation stone for a new campus was laid by Dr.Zakir Hussain, the then President of India on Madurai – Theni road, 13 kilometers to the west of the city. Since then the campus has grown into a beautiful University township with an extensive area of about 750 acres, appropriately called in Tamil “Palkalainagar”. And in 1978, the name of the
University was changed to Madurai Kamaraj University to honour one of the
most illustrious sons of our country. The two components of the name may signify the
pride in the hoary tradition of the Tamils and the present concern to live up to