TGRI-The Gandhigram Rural Institute

TGRI-The Gandhigram Rural Institute


Gandhigram Rural University

By Rajkumar Vetrivelan
Gandhigram Rural University

The Gandhigram Rural University was accredited with Five Star status by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), in February 2002. Gandhigram Rural University has developed into a major educational university, comprising seven faculties, offering in 50 programmes. The University offer courses on Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates.

The courses offered are from its seven academic departments: Rural Development, Rural Social Sciences, Rural Oriented Sciences, English and Foreign Languages, Tamil, Indian Languages and Rural Arts, Rural Health and Sanitation, and, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. Gandhigram Rural University has also developed academic programmes in Rural Development, Rural Economics and Extension Education, Rural Oriented Sciences, Cooperation, Development Administration, Rural Sociology, English and Communicative Studies, and, Tamil and other Indian Languages.

The Gandhigram Rural University offers a great infrastructure with latest facilities. The Campus Facilities includes-University Library System, Computing and Internet facilities, Hostels, Sports Facilities, University Centre for Competitive Examinations, University Health Centre, National Service Scheme, SC/ST Cell, Foreign Students’ Cell, Career Counselling and Placement Cell, Students’ Welfare Services.

The University’s mission is to provide quality education and research facilities through inter-disciplinary understanding, state-of-the-art learning environment, and the utilization of newly found knowledge for developing world-class human resources capable of mastering the global challenges of future technology and their management.


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