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Gandhigram Rural University

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Established : 1956 | Accredited/Approved : UGC | Affiliated : AICTE

Overview Gandhigram Rural University

Rural Institute has a beautiful campus that covers an area of ??200 hectares. It was founded for a reason to train the people of the country for self-employment and is A Grade University, which has been re-recognized of NAAC. 

  • Institute is deemed to be University. The Gandhigram Rural Institute is located in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu funded by MHRD fully. It was founded in 1956. The Rural Institute of Gandhigram offers several courses under UG, PG, and M.Phil. , Ph.D. Level.
  • The institute offers academic programs in rural development, rural economy and extension education, rural sciences, development administration, cooperation, rural sociology, communication sciences and English, as well as Tamil and Indian languages.
  • Students can request one of the courses through online application.SC / ST candidates receive 5% relief in all courses.
  • The library has been computer-assisted for the circulation and searches the books with the KOHA software which is integrated with RFID Technology that began in 1956 and consisted of 1.6L books.
  • The university has become one of the main universities in the country.

University attract students from India and also outside of India. The cell dedicated to internships regularly conducts student clean-up sessions in areas such as soft skills, interview skills and behavioural skills, which makes them ready for the industry. Some of the facilities include well-ventilated classrooms, medical facilities,  recreation areas, seamless internet ,shelter for boys and girls, interior spaces, Outdoor games, fully stocked library,  work shelters, etc.

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Campus area

200 acres

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Affiliated to

Deemed o be University


NAAC 'A' grade

Total faculties


Total students


Courses offered



B.Ed., M. Ed

D.Voc., B.Voc

 B. Tech, M. Tech

B.Com, M. Com

B.Sc., M.Sc.

Ph.D., M.Phil.



23 databases

240 periodicals

1600 CD/VCD

7377 project reports etc.




Auditorium, IT infrastructure, Wi-Fi,


Alumni association

Medical etc.


Research scholar hostel (Men's hostel)
Working women’s hostel
Facilities : affordable fees, gym, health centre, indoor games, outdoor games, gym, mess (veg food0 etc.


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Gandhigram Rural University placement details:

The Gandhigram Rural Institute supports all students in mediation. The cell dedicated to internships regularly conducts student clean-up sessions in areas such as soft skills, interview skills and behavioural skills, which prepares them for the industry. In recent years, the university has seen several well-known recruitment companies invited to campus placement.

Gandhigram Rural University hostel details:

The Rural Institute Gandhigram - considered University has separate shelters for ladies and gents and for working women. The hostels have facilities for eating, entertaining, playing at the door and surfing the Internet. Separate blocks are available like 4 blocks for boys and 5 blocks for girls. Namely,

  • Dr.S.Radhakrishnan Block (boys)
  • Dr. Zahir Hussain Block (boys)
  • Research Scholars Block (boys)
  • Sri. R.Venkatraman Block (boys)
  • Andal Block (girls)
  • Dr.Soundram Block (girls)
  • Kannaki Block (girls)
  • Kasturba Block(girls)
  • Manimegalai Block (girls)

The usual amenities, such as a health centre, fitness centre and stores are located near these hostels to meet the needs of the inmates in the hostels. Vegetarian food and the measurement rate are calculated according to the division system. The inmates of the shelter wait modestly in the facilities of the shelter. Living a simple life in the community and sharing the available infrastructure are the principles of living on the GRI campus. Immediate medical attention is guaranteed for the physical discomfort of the inmates of the shelter. The shelter for working women with nursery was established in the GRI with the financial support of the Ministry of Development of Women and Children of India and the UGC for a total of INR 73,00,000 with the intake of 85

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Gandhigram Rural University Course fee structure

MBA - Finance 19980 2 years
MBA - Human Resource Management 19980 2 years
MBA - Information Technology and Management 19980 2 years
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0451-2452371, 2452375

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Dindigul District , Gandhigram, Tamil Nadu, India - 624302, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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