But today the University sits astride a major distributary of the famous Cauvery river in the heart of the Delta seven kilometers to the north-west of Tiruvarur. Being the capital of the ancient dynasty of coozar, Tiruvarur was a town of great antiquity and a nursery for the traditional forms of dance and music. River Vettaaru runs between the Nagakudi campus which houses the faculty and staff quarters, guest house and Kendrya Vidyalaya on the north, and the Neelakudi campus with its lecture halls, library, laboratories, administration block, auditorium and students’ hostels on the south. Both campuses are nestled in a vast, verdant paddy tract, tucked far away from the madding crowds of urban sites.
In the quiet, rural environs this unitary, residential university bubbles with academic activity—research, teaching and evaluation with untrammelled autonomy in the form of schools which constantly experiment in curricula, syllabi, teaching, learning, testing and evaluation methods. The students and the faculty reside together in the campuses which makes teaching and learning continue beyond the class work and the class room.
The University offers Integrated M.Sc., postgraduate and doctoral programmes. The departments of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry offer I,M.Sc. programmes. Postgraduate programmes are available in the departments of English Studies, Tamil, Media and Communication, Social Work. At the moment, Economics and Social Work programmes are run in collaboration with mentoring institutions, namely, Madras School of Economics and Tata Institute of Fundamental Sciences. Most of the departments have commenced doctoral programmes too. The Community College of the University offers Water Management, Para Legal Course. For these the University has signed M.O.Us with the
Today, the University has 1005 students on its rolls. Admission is through a common entrance examination which enables students from any part of
Any degree from a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks, 50% marks for OBC (Non-creamy Layer) and 45% marks for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates at Graduate level.
Candidates with a minimum of two years of industry and allied experience are preferred.
Candidate must appear in CUCET 2017.
Candidates can apply online.
For more details and information on how to apply, please visit their official website.
Selection Procedure for CUTN, Thiruvarur:
Selection will be on the basis of CUCET 2017 and interview conducted by the university.
Last date for submission of online application form: Friday, April 14, 2017.
Date of issue of Admit cards: Friday, May 05, 2017.
Date of CUCET: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 and Thursday, May 18, 2017.