Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU Tirunelveli), Tirunelveli

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University

Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, located at Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, is a teaching-cum-affiliating university recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The University has been named after the renowned writer of late 19th century P Sundaram Pillai. MSU's educational jurisdiction is spread over the southern districts of Tamil Nadu namely Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Kanyakumari. The University campus is stretched over a sprawling campus at Abishekapatti on Tirunelveli-Tenkasi road.
Educational Streams
Various departments of the University offer M Phil and PhD programmes (full time and part time) besides the regular PG programmes. Community College of the university offers one year regular Diploma courses along with Diploma and Certificate Courses through Extension Learning Programmes. 

Directorate of Distance Education conducts correspondence courses for the students. Sri Paramakalani Centre for Environmental Sciences is dedicated for the studies related to environment. Centre for Marine Science and Technology is dedicated for the subjects related to marine sciences. 

The educational and research programmes offered by the University have been designed after considering the contemporary times and needs of the region. The University offers Choice-Based Credit System (CBCS). The University conducts admission on the basis of the qualifying examination and the entrance test conducted by the University collectively.
MSU Tirunelveli provides hostel facility for its girl students and construction of boy's hostel is in the pipeline. An extension branch of Indian Bank as well as a post office are located in the university campus. Couple of food joints provide refreshment to the hosters and the visitors. 

MSU maintains a library, which is well equipped with a good collection of reference works, books and journals. It is a member of DELNET and provides e-journals service through INFONET. Other facilities include two guest houses and transportation service.
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University was founded by the Act 31 of 1990 by the Government of Tamil Nadu. Located at Tirunelveli town, it is a teaching-cum-affilliating University. The University was formerly inaugurated on 7th September, 1990, to fulfill the objective of catering to the long-felt needs of the southern most districts of Tamil Nadu.


Faculty of Arts
  • Department of Tamil Studies
  • Department of English
  • Department of History
  • Department of Communication
  • Department of Criminology &Criminal Justice
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Psychology
Faculty of Science
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Bio-Technology
  • Sri Paramakalyani Centre for Environmental Sciences
  • Library and Information Science
  • Centre for Marine Science and Technology
Faculty of Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Centre for Information Technology and Engineering
  • Department of Geo-Technology
Faculty of Management
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Commerce
Faculty of Education
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Physical Education and Sports
  • Department of Youth Welfare

Contact Details:
Manonmaniam Sandaranar University
Tirunelveli - 627 012

Phone: +91-462-2333741, 2338721
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