Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of Periyar Maniammai University (PMU Thanjavur), Thanjavur

Periyar Maniammai University

Periyar Maniammai University (PMU), Thanjavur, is a prestigious university with a proven record of academic excellence in all its programmes. The University that has already been accredited with a 'B' rating by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) offers an ideal setting for teaching, learning and research with high-tech facilities in its vast lush campus. Though the University is situated in a rural setting, it has all the advantages of urban location, thanks to its proximity to the city of Thanjavur.
Educational Streams
Periyar Maniammai University offers regular courses on several disciplines through direct coaching and distance learning mode. A Centre for Political Science provides offers Five years integrated M.A programmes in Political Science, Public Administration and Social Work besides facilitating research work of scholars for M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes. The university inculcates a spirit of scientific enquiry, analytical skill and scholastically excellent. Centre for Periyar Thought (CPT) is also located in the university. Centre for Students and Administrative Services (CSAS) conducts awareness programme on IAS, IPS and other UPSC examinations. Under its Distance Education program, the university conducts various service-oriented programmes for educationally disadvantaged section of the society. The Centre for Open and Distance Education (COADE) has three Regional Centres at Trichy, Chennai and New Delhi.
Periyar Maniammai University has to its credit an excellent infrastructure, state-of-the art laboratories, modern equipment and student amenities. Students studying at PMU can also avail the hostel accommodation facility. Common facilities like Computer, T.V., C.D Player, Library facilities, Medical treatment is available for the students. The Computer centre located in the University is well equipped with sufficient resources. Line Printer, Printers, Plotters, Digitizers and Scanners are available in adequate numbers. Latest Operating systems and other software are also available. The Digital Library offers books, study material, journals and magazines.
On 17th August, 2007 Periyar Maniammai University was upgraded from College to University. PMU was originally Periyar Maniammai College of Technology for Women established in the year 1988 as an exclusive engineering college for women in Vallam-Thanjavur. The college was founded by Thanthai Periyara, a social revolutionary and a very great thinker had been emphasizing the importance of education all through his life.


  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Petrochemical Technology
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Applications
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of English
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Management

Contact Details:
Periyar Maniammai University,
Periyar Nagar, Vallam
Thanjavur - 613 403

Phone: +91-4362-264600
Fax: +91-4362-264660
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