Established in 1997, Periyar University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized city of Salem (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Periyar University (PU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Periyar University (PU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.
|Motto||Wisdom Maketh World
|Address||Periyar Palkalai Nagar
Salem (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
636 011 Tamil Nadu
degrees PreBachelor degrees
degrees Bachelor degrees
degrees Master degrees
degrees Doctoral degrees
|Local students Local student||Not reported||Not reported|
|International students Int'l student||Not reported||Not reported|
|Gender Admission||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Admission Selection||Not reported|
|Admission Rate||Not reported|
|Academic Staff||Not reported|
|Academic Calendar||Not reported|
|Sport Facilities||Not reported|
|Financial Aids||Not reported|
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India
Year of first Accreditation
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Open Education Consortium
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