Tamil University Thanjavur

(State-Language University)



The Tamil Nadu State Assembly unanimously passed the Tamil University Act in the second week of September 1981 and the first Vice-Chancellor took office a week later, The University Grants Commission accorded a statutory recognition to the university in 1983.

Courses Offered

M.A., M.Sc., Diploma & Certificate Courses

I. M.Phil / Ph.D in

  1. Department of sculpture
  2. Department of Music
  3. Department of Drama
  4. Department of Palm Leaf Manuscripts
  5. Department of Rare Paper Manuscripts
  6. Department of Epigraphy & Archaeology
  7. Dept of Tamil studies in Foreign Countries
  8. Department of Translation
  9. Department of Lexicography
  10. Department of Social Science
  11. Scientific Tamil and Tamil Development
  12. Department of Literature
  13. Department of Linguistics
  14. Department of Philosophy
  15. School Of Indian Languages
  16. Department of Folklore
  17. Department of Siddha Medicine
  18. Department of Ancient Science
  19. Department of Computer Science
  20. Dept of Environment & Herbal Science

II. B.Ed
III. Diploma

Distance courses offered

PG Courses

  1. Tamil
  2. History
  3. Commerce
  4. Tamil Music
  5. Geography
  6. Yoga and Human Excellence

UG Courses

  1. Tamil
  2. History
  3. Commerce
  4. Geography
  5. B.Lit
  6. Tamil Musis

Diploma Courses

  1. Music Teacher Training
  2. Yoga Teacher Training
  3. Bharathnatya Teacher Training
  4. Bharathnatyam
  5. Saiva Siddhantham
  6. Computer Applications
  7. Communicative English
  8. Herbal Science
  9. Easy method of writing grammatical Tamil
  10. Journalism and Advertising
  11. Herbal Cosmetology
  12. Siddha Medicine
  13. Gemmology
  14. Labout Welfare Law

Certificate Courses

  1. Music
  2. Bharathnatyam
  3. Library and Information Science
  4. Tamil Pulavar Training
  5. Museum
  6. Temple Archtecture
  7. Consumer Education
  8. Human Rights Education
  9. Thala Technology
  10. Translation

Professional Courses

  1. MBA
  2. BBA
  3. MCA
  4. MCALateral
  5. Entry
  6. BCA
  7. PGDCA

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


Tamil University
(State-Language University)

Trichy Road,
Thanjavur 613 005
Tamil Nadu

Tel : 04362-227040,226580, 226741, 226720, 274489
Fax : 04362-226159

VC: Dr M Rajendran
Reg: Dr G Bhaskaran