Periyar Maniammai University (PMU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in India. PMU became active in 1988. In order to get the students away from distractions and temptations of cities Periyar Maniammai University constructed its campus outside Vallam where students can focus solely on their studies.

Application process and the cost of tuition. For evaluation the university uses the applicant's academic performance and examination results. There is no fierce competition among applicants, you just have to fit the minimal requirements in order to get accepted. The academic year in PMU is divided to 2 academic semesters. Studying bachelor’s at PMU is relatively inexpensive - only 2,500 USD per year. Doing your master’s studies at PMU is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 2,500 USD. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. In addition to full time programs, the university also offers a wide range of online courses. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(

The composition of the university. Periyar Maniammai University is medium in scale, teaching no more than 7 thousand students at a time. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. The academic makeup of PMU includes around 899 teachers. During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.

Infrastructure of PMU. The university has its own library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered. Periyar Maniammai University is a part of the following groups Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Distance Education Council (DEC) IEEE, IEE, ISTE, CSE.
Ranking   10307   716
Country India
City Vallam
Bachelor (foreigners) 2,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 2,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 34 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 13 USD/year.
Living expenses $210 -376 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 100%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1988
Abbreviation PMU
Teachers 899
Students 6,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Rural
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Think Innovate and Transform
• University Grants Commission, India
• Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
• Distance Education Council (DEC) IEEE
World ranking 10307
Country ranking 716
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 10307
Alternative title
ta பெரியார் மணியம்மை பல்கலைக்கழகம்
alt Deemed to be University
old Periyar Maniammai University (Deemed to be University)

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