Alagappa University
Right to Information Act
Implementation of the Right To Information Act, 2005 at Alagappa University

The Right to Information Act 2005 ensures the right to information for citizens to secure/ access information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority.

Public authority here implies Alagappa University, Karaikudi established by an Act of Tamil Nadu Assembly in 1985. The University is recognised by the University Grants Commission, a member of the Association of Indian Universities and a member of the Common Wealth Universities Association. The University is accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade.

The University is committed to providing quality education and research and serve the society through various extension activities. The University is managed by statutory bodies such as Syndicate, Senate and Finance Committee. The academic matters are decided by Boards of Studies and Standing Committee on Academic Affairs.
Powers and Duties of Officers

Name Designations Powers and Duties
  Vice-Chancellor Committee  
Dr. V.Manickavasagam Registrar Executing Authority
Dr. K.Uthayasuriyan Controller of Examinations All examination matters
Thiru. V.Ramdas Finance Officer All Financial matters
Dr. T.R.Gurumoorthy Director of Distance Education Distance Education Programmes
Dr. H.Gurmallash Prabhu Special Officer (Planning) & Development Projects and Planning
Dr. P.Manisankar Dean-Research All matters related to Ph.D Programmes
Dr. M.Senthil Dean (College Development Council) All matters related to affiliated colleges
Dr. V.Balachandran Dean, Student Affairs Students Welfare
Thiru. B.Seetharam Ragupathy Asst.  Engineer (Estate Development and Maintenance) Maintenance of Campus
Deans and Heads

Name Designations Powers and Duties
Dr. A.Narayanamoorthy Dean, Faculty of Arts All matters concerning the Faculty
Dr. P.Paul Devanesan Dean, Faculty of Education All matters concerning the Faculty
Dr. S.Kaliyamoorthy Dean, Faculty of Management All matters concerning the Faculty
Dr. S.Karutha Pandian Dean, Faculty of Science All matters concerning the Faculty
Dr. C.Sekar Dean, Industry & Consultancy All matters concerning the Faculty
Dr. S. Subbiah  Professor & Head , Department of Communicative English & Foreign Languages All matters concerning the Department
Dr. A. Narayanamoorthy Professor and Head, Department of Economics and Rural Development All matters concerning the Department
Dr. M. Pandi Professor & Head, Department of Tamil All matters concerning the Department
Dr. K.R.Murugan

Associate Professor and  Head i/c, Department of Women's Studies

All matters concerning the Department
Dr. P.Paul Devanesan Professor and Head, Department of Education All matters concerning the Department
Dr. R.Arjunan Associate  Professor and  Head i/c, Department of Physical Education & Health Sciences All matters concerning the Department
Dr. S. Kaliyamoorthy Professor and Director, Alagappa Institute of Management All matters concerning the Department
Dr. G. Jayabal Professor and Head, Department of Bank Management All matters concerning the Department
Dr. P.K. Muthappan Professor and Head i/c, Department of Corporate Secretaryship All matters concerning the Department
Dr. M. Selvam Professor and Head, Department of International Business & Commerce All matters concerning the Department
Dr. S. Karutha Pandian Professor and Head, Department of Bio-technology All matters concerning the Department
Dr. V. Palanisamy Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering All matters concerning the Department
Dr. P. Manisankar Professor and Head, Department of Industrial Chemistry All matters concerning the Department
Dr. C.Ganesamoorthy Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics All matters concerning the Department
Dr. C.Stella Associate Professor & Head i/c. Department of Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies All matters concerning the Department
Dr. S.Rajendran Professor and Head, Department of Physics All matters concerning the Department
Dr. K. Gurunathan Professor and Head, Department of Nano Science and Technology All matters concerning the Department
Dr. B. Vaseeharan Professor & Head, Department of Animal Health & Management All matters concerning the Department
Dr. C.Sekar Professor and Head, Department of Bio-Electronics & Bio-Sensors All matters concerning the Department
Dr. J. Jeyakanthan Professor and Head, Department of Bio-informatics All matters concerning the Department
Dr. N.Arunachalam Professor and Head, Department of Lifelong Learning All matters concerning the Department
Dr. S.Karuppuchamy Associate Professor and Head, Department of Energy Science All matters concerning the Department
Dr.  A.Thirunavukkarasu Librarian, Central Library All matters related to the Library
Dr. A.Balu Principal i/c, College of Education All matters concerning the Department
Dr. M.Sundar Principal i/c, College of Physical Education All matters concerning the Department
Dr. S.Senthil Rajan Director, Computer Centre All matters concerning the Centre
Dr. K.R.Murugan Associate Professor and Director i/c, Centre for Women's Studies All matters concerning the Centre
Dr. R.Alamelumangai Director, Centre for Curriculum Development All matters concerning the Centre
Dr.R.Senthilkumaran Director,  Physical Education All matters concerning the Department
Dr. V.Balachandran Chief  Warden,  All PG Hostels All matters related to the wards of all the hostels
Dr. K.Kuppusamy Warden, PG  Men's Hostel All matters related to wards of the hostel
Tmt. Sudhamathi Warden, PG Ladies Hostel All matters related to wards of the hostel
Dr. K.Pandimadevi Warden, Science Block Hostel All matters related to wards of the hostel
Dr. M.Sundar Warden, AUCPE Hostel All matters related to wards of the hostel
Implementation Committee

Name Designations Powers and Duties
    Convener
Dr. M. Selvam Professor and Head, Department of International Business & Commerce - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Dr. K.Uthayasuriyan Controller of Examinations - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Dr. T.R.Gurumoorthy Director, Directorate of Distance Education - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Dr. S. Kaliyamoorthy Professor and Director, Alagappa Institute of Management - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Dr. M.Senthil Dean (College Development Council) - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Implementation Officer

Thiru. M. Pichappan
Deputy Registrar & Public Information Officer
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi - 630 003

There are Deputy Registrar, Assistant Registrars and Superintendents who carry out the day to day administrative work under the direct control and supervision of the Registrar who executes the policies of the Syndicate, Senate and other bodies under the Chairmanship of the Vice-Chancellor.

Rules & Regulations
The rules and regulations are stipulated in the Act and Statutes of Alagappa University which contain the code of conduct for employees, powers, duties and responsibilities of the authorities.

Funds for the University
The funds for the University are obtained from U.G.C. and Tamil Nadu Government. The faculty members of the University apply to various national and regional funding agencies and obtain funds for carrying out projects. The Distance Education Programmes are another source of funds to the University. The funds are also generated by the creation of Endowments at the University.

Library
The University has a Central Library with around 68751 volumes of books and 78 journals and magazines and 5441 e-journals. The library is not only used by students and staff of the University but also by the staff and students of the nearby institutions.

Contact Person
Any person who wishes to obtain any information shall make a request in writing in English or Tamil with a fee of Rs.10/- only to the Deputy Registrar, Alagappa University, Karaikudi. Correspondence with any other person seeking information under this Act will not come under its scope. While seeking the information, the applicant need not specify any reason for requesting the information. Such a request will be disposed of within 30 days of the receipt of the request. In case of rejection of request of the applicant, the Registrar of Alagappa University is the appellate authority.

Exemption from Disclosure of Information
Providing information which will prejudicially affect the name and reputation of the institution and/or the disclosure of such information would cause a breach of privilege of the statutory powers of the University bodies like Syndicate or Senate or Academic Council, Planning Board etc. is exempted and would fall outside the scope of this transparency.