Gandhigram Rural Institute Gandhigram

(Deemed University)


Gandhigram Rural University was Establishment 1956
Status of Deemed University in 1976
Accredited with 5 star by NAAC in Jan 2002

Courses Offered

1.Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
2.B.Tec civil Engineering (HD)
3.M.B.A (Master of Business Administration)

  • Micro Level Planning 15
  • Research and Development 15
  • Development Sociology 15
  • English and Communicative Studies 15
  • Mathematics


      • Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Media, English,
      • Economics. Cooperation, Sociology,
      • Political Science and Development
      • Administration, Gandhian Thought and
      • Peace Science, Rural Industries and
      • Management, Mathematics, Physics,
      • Chemistry, Home Science, Biology,
      • Computer Science and Applications,
      • Rural Technology, disaster Management,
      • Habitat, Rural Development, Applied
      • Research, Extension Education,
      • Futurology,. Agricultural Sciences, Dairy
      • Sciences, Health Education,
      • Environment.

Distance Courses offered

1. M.Phil. English
2. M.Phil. Future Studies
3. M.Phil. Maths
4. M.Phil. Sociology
5. M.Phil. Environment Management
6. M.Phil. Bio-diversity Conservation
7. M.Phil. Methods of Field Work and Training
8. M.Phil. in Extension Education and Communication
9. M.Phil. in Extension Teaching and Training
10. M.Phil. in Energy Studies
11 M.Sc. Maths (two years)
12. Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGDJMC)
13. Post Graduate Diploma in Operation Research and Applications (PGDORA)
14. Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Population Research (PGDAPR)
15. Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics (PGDAS)
16. Diploma in Micro Credit Management (DMCM)
17. Diploma in Panchayati Raj Administration (DPRA) (Tamil)
18. Diploma in Cooperation (D.Cop.) (Tamil)

Admission process

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
For latest information regarding Courses duration ,eligibility, and fee structure visit college website

Gandhigram Rural Institute
(Deemed University)

Gandhigram PO
Dindigul District 624 302
Tamil Nadu

Tel : 0451-2452305, 2452345, 2452323, 2452378
Fax : 0451-2454466/2453071
Email : [email protected]
Website :

Reg: Dr B Padmanabha Pillai (I/c)