The Thiruvalluvar University was established at Vellore by Government of Tamilnadu in October 2002 under the Thiruvalluvar University Act, 2002 (Government of Tamilnadu Act 32 / 2002). The Post Graduate Extension Centre of the University of Madras, which was functioning in Vellore before 2002 formed the core of Thiruvalluvar University. The University was inaugurated on 16.10.2002 as a State University by our Honorable Chief Minister SELVI DR. J. JAYALALITHAA. The University is located in a Sprawling Campus of about 112.68 acres at the Serkkadu near Vallimalai about sixteen km away from the Vellore City on the Ranipet-Chittoor Trunk Road.The Thiruvalluvar University has been seven departments, Tamil, English, Economics, Zoology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Bio-Technology. 98 arts and Science college are affiliated to this university, of which 10 are government Arts and science colleges, 9 are aided Arts and science colleges, 3 are oriental title colleges, 72 are self financing Arts and Science Colleges and the remaining 4 are University Constituent colleges. A Post Graduation Extension Centre of this /university is functioning at Villupuram.
To arouse a sense of social awarenessTo create a stimulating environment.To encourage reciprocal growth.To provide quality Higher Education, Teaching, Research & Extension.To foster integrated Development and make the men & women conscious of their commitment to the society.To train students to meet the global challenges without losing the individuality of our nationTo provide wide opportunities to women in order to prepare them to be effective leadership.
Our mission is Liberation of knowledge and employment of our youth leading to a social transformation. We aim to develop the knowledge of the students in consonance with the saying of the sage Thiruvalluvar “Lead them to lead”. Our aim at organizing our students who offer their selfless service for the development of our students, people and country.
AddressSerkkadu, Vellore,Vellore District Tamil Nadu
Phone Numbers(0416) 2274755, 2274756
Fax Numbers(0416) 2274748