The Thiruvallauvar University was established under the Thiruvalluvar University Act, 2002. (Tamil Nadu Act 32 of 2002) by the Government of Tamil Nadu on 16.10.2002, with an ambition and motto to empower the society with higher education.
The University is presently located in Vellore Fort, which is one of the monuments of the Vellore Town. The approximate circumference of the fort is 2600 meters. The fort is the perfect specimen of the Military Architecture in South India.
The Thiruvalluvar University was established under the Thiruvalluvar University Act, 2002 (Tamil Nadu Act 32 of 2002) by the Government of Tamil Nadu on 16.10.2002. The then Post Graduation Extension Centre, University of Madras, functioning at the Fort Campus, Vellore - 632 004 was extended as a University.
The University is striving to achieve the objectives through the vision of liberating knowledge having the mission of empowering through higher education to achieve the goals of:
1. Arousing the sense of Social Awareness
2. Creating Stimulating Environment
3. Encouraging Reciprocal Growth
4. Providing with Quality Higher Education through Teaching, Research and Extension - Outreach, and
5. Fostering Integrated Development
This University is named after Thiruvalluvar was one of the greatest Tamil poets. The University aims at developing the knowledge of the students in consonance to the inscription in its emblem, கண்ணுடைய ரென்பவர் கற்றோர்,(words from Thirukkural) with the following vision and mission.
Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore has 7 Departments listed that offer various academic courses.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore