Alagappa University is a State Government University situated in the town of Karaikudi. It was brought into existence by an Act of the Tamilnadu State Legislature in May 1985. The University has emerged from a galaxy of Institutions initially founded by the munificent and multifaceted personality Padma Bhusan Dr.Rm.Alagappa Chettiar.
Alagappa University is recognized by UGC. The University is Re-accredited with “A” grade by NAAC. The “h” index of the University is 52. The University has secured 49 rank among Indian Universities in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) instituted by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
What is the Postal Address of office of the Controller of Examination?
The Controller of Examinations
Karaikudi – 630 003,
Sivaganga District, Tamilnadu, India.
General enquiry: (+91) 4565 223122
Enquiry related to Distance Education: (+91) 4565 223125, (+91) 4565 223175
Enquiry related to Collaborative programs: (+91) 4565 223178
Enquiry related to Affiliated Colleges: (+91) 4565 223181
Enquiry related to University Departments: (+91) 4565 223186
PA to the Controller of Examinations: (+91) 4565 223121
Deputy Controller of Examinations: (+91) 4565 228739
Preferred timing for telephonic contact is between 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM and between 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM during week-days (Monday to Friday).
Saturdays and Sundays are holidays.
The academic year is from July to June.
For all regular students, the examinations are conducted twice in a year programs (in November for odd semester and in April for even semester).
Examinations for non-semester programs are conducted in April.
For the students of Distance Education, the examinations are conducted twice in a year for semester programs (in December for odd semester and in May for even semester). For Calendar year admitted students under Distance Education mode, examinations are conducted in May for odd semester and in December for even semester.
All eligible students have to submit their examination application by online mode only. The link is available at University website www.alagappauniversity.ac.in
Students who have submitted exam applications online can print the e-hall tickets instantly after the online submission of applications.
(+91) 4565 223179
The excess amount paid will be refunded to the bank account. It takes about 1 or 2 weeks time (depending on the nature of issue).
No. Strictly not permitted.
Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) norms for appearing the examination are as under;
For non-CBCS students, the norms for appearing the examination are as under;
No. Students are allowed to write exams only after clearing the course fee.
|UG-Theory||UG-Practical||PG Theory||PG Practical||PG-Project|
|University Departments||150 / 175||200 / 300||150 / 175||200 / 300||300 /400|
|Affiliated Colleges||65||65 / 120||120||150 / 225||225|
Rs. 750/- for IMS / PC / CMS / Degree Certificates of UG / Diploma / Certificate Courses (paid during first appearance for Distance & Last appearance for other streams).
Rs. 1000/- for IMS / PC / CMS / Degree Certificates of PG / PG Diploma Courses (paid during first appearance for Distance & Last appearance for other streams).
Rs. 50/- Postage (per appearance)
Rs. 500/- per certificate for name correction
Rs. 200/- for issuing copy of the Exam Time- table
Students have to write the improvement exam within six months from the date of last appearance. Improvement is applicable only for the exams passed in first appearance and not for arrears.
There is no provision to write improvement examination for old batch students.
Normally, the period of a program of study is 3 years for UG and 2 years for PG. Apart from this period of study, a concession period of 5 years is being given to the candidate to complete the arrear(s), if any.
If a student is willing to appear for arrear examinations beyond the mentioned period (8 years for UG and 7 years for PG), then the student has to obtain special permission by request letter to the Controller of Examinations.
Examination results are normally published and hosted in the University website within 15 to 35 days from the last date of examinations.
Results will not be published for candidates who have
UG programs of affiliated colleges / collaborative follow single valuation system.
PG programs of University Departments follow double valuation system.
UG and PG programs of Distance Education follow single valuation system.
Re-valuation is permitted only for single valuation system (theory papers only).
There is no provision for Re-valuation of practical papers.
Re-valuation is not permitted for double valuation system.
Eligible students can apply for Re-valuation of answer scripts within 10 days from the date of publication of results in the University website.
The request for Re-valuation should be sent in the prescribed application form downloadable from the University website. The (i) filled-in application, (ii) copy of the result downloaded from the website and (iii) Demand Draft (with a fee of Rs.500 per paper) drawn in favour of “The Registrar, Alagappa University” payable at Karaikudi must reach the Controller of Examinations, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630003.
Yes. The prescribed fee is Rs.500/- per script. The fee may be remitted by means of Demand Draft (DD) in favour of "The Registrar, Alagappa University" payable at Karaikudi. The request letter along with DD must be sent to the Controller of Examinations, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630003.
Generally it takes one month after the publication of results. Certificates will not be despatched to default candidates having
The duplicate certificate will be issued to the students on submission of
The Fee for Provisional Certificate is Rs.500.
The Fee for Cumulative Mark Statement is Rs.500
The Fee for Degree Certificate is Rs.1000.
The degrees are to be approved by the Chancellor of the University in the Annual Convocation function which will be normally held between August and February every year. The recent convocation was held on 13.10.2016. The degree certificates have been issued since 13.11.2016.
For the cases of non-payment of course fee, Cumulative Mark Statement (CMS) and Provisional Certificate (PC) are retained in the office. In such cases, candidates are advised to contact the Director, Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), Alagappa University, Karaikudi for payment of pending fee and produce the "No Dues Certificate" to the office of Controller of Examination. On receipt of "No Dues Certificate", Mark Statement and Provisional Certificate will be despatched.
Yes. If a candidate wants Provisional Certificate (PC) and Cumulative Mark Statement (CMS) urgently for various reasons, the candidate should apply under "Tatkal Scheme" by sending a Demand Draft for Rs.1000/- in favour of "The Registrar, Alagappa University" payable at Karaikudï along with a request letter addressed to the Controller of Examinations. The certificate will be despatched immediately by speed post, subject to the condition that all the fees due to the University had been paid.
The student should submit a request letter to the Controller of Examination with the following;
Normally, the certificate is sent to the student to the address mentioned while on admission to the Distance program. If the candidate has moved to new address, the candidate must inform the new address to the University by paying a fee of Rs.100. Then only, the certificate will be sent to the new address.
Genuineness certificate is issued immediately on receipt of request letter. The letter should accompany
Transcripts will be issued immediately on receipt of request letter. The letter should accompany
Yes. Candidate has to send Demand Draft for Rs.200/- in favour of "The Registrar, Alagappa University" payable at Karaikudi along with a covering letter addressed to The Controller of Examinations, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630 003.
Distance Education programs of the University are approved by the erstwhile Distance Education Council (DEC) and by the present Distance Education Bureau (DEB).