Thiruvalluvar University is a public State University in the city of Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. It was established by the Government of Tamil Nadu, under the Thiruvalluvar University Act, 2002 (Tamil Nadu Act 32 of 2002). The University was named after the Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar is enshrined with the motto “கண்ணுடைய ரென்பவர் கற்றோர்”.
It began functioning as the ‘Post Graduate Extension Centre of the University of Madras’, at the Fort Campus, Vellore. After bifurcation from the University of Madras, Thiruvalluvar University moved to a new campus at Serkadu, Vellore. The University affiliates Arts and Science colleges under the area comprising the districts of Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Viluppuram, and Cuddalore.
Prof. Dr. THAMARAI SELVI SOMASUNDARAM
The Thiruvalluvar University was established in October 2002 under the Thiruvalluvar University Act, 2002 (Government of Tamilnadu Act 32/2002) as an affiliating University. It is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (A.I.U). The University is located on a sprawling campus of about 112.68 acres, at Serkadu near Vallimalai about 16kms away from Vellore city on the Ranipet, Chittoor Trunk Road.
Serkadu, Vellore, Tamil Nadu – 632 115, India.
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