Tamil University

Tamil University, established with the aim to promote research in Tamil language, offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in various subjects. The university is known for its research-oriented teaching methods and infrastructure. The university also offers residential facility.

Name of the Institution Tamil University
Type of Institution Educational – Public
Location/Contact Details Trichy Road

Thanjavur – 613 005

Tamil Nadu, India


Email: contact@tamiluniversity.ac.in


Telephone: 04362-226720

Accreditation/Affiliation Government

Affiliated to UGC (University Grants Commission)

Courses Offered Under Graduate Course:


  • B.Ed.
  • Geography
  • B.Lit
  • Tamil Music
  • Tamil
  • Commerce
  • History

Post Graduate Courses:


  • M.Sc. Bio Medical Science
  • M.Sc. Environmental Science
  • M.Sc. Earth Science
  • M.Sc. Computer Science
  • M.A. Classical Tamil Literature
  • M.A. Tamil Literature
  • M.A. History and Archeology
  • M.A. History and Art
  • M.A. Yoga
  • M.A. Music

Certificate Courses:


  • Internet Language
  • Telugu Language
  • Music

Diploma Courses:


  • Performing Arts
  • Computer Applications
  • Saiva Siddantham
  • Yoga

P.G.Diploma Courses:


  • Siddha Drug Standardization
  • Environmental Management
  • Herbal Bio-Technology
  • Translation

Post Diploma Courses:


  • Agarathiyiyal
  • Play Creation

Research (M.Phil., Ph.D.)


Departments/ Branches Science:


  • Industries and Earth Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Siddha Medicine
  • Computer Science
  • Ancient Sciences
  • Environmental and Herbal Science



  • Department of sculpture
  • Department of Palm Leaf Manuscripts
  • Dept of Tamil studies in Foreign Countries Department of Music
  • Department of Epigraphy & Archaeology
  • Department of Drama
  • Department of Lexicography
  • School of Indian Languages
  • Department of Rare Paper Manuscripts
  • Department of Social Science, Scientific Tamil and Tamil Development
  • Department of Translation
  • Department of Philosophy


  • Department of Linguistics
  • Department of Literature
  • Department of Folklore


Admission Procedure/Eligibility Criteria Eligible candidates for different courses need to qualify in entrance examination. If for a particular course, there is no entrance examination, admission is done on the basis of aggregate marks obtained in the academic examination and marks obtained in the concerned subject.
Scholarships Scholarships and financial aid are offered to needy and meritorious students.
Placements The university has an active placement cell.
Established in the Year 1981
Website http://www.tamiluniversity.ac.in