Madurai Kamaraj University: Statistics

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#2849 of 14,131 In the World
#890 of 5,830 In Asia
#78 of 876 In India
#12 of 53 In Tamil Nadu
#354 of 1,136 For Pharmacy
Top50% For 12 other topics

Quick Review

Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
mkuniversity.ac.in
Languages
English;Tamil
Acceptance rate
42%*

* Madurai Kamaraj University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarJuly to March (July - October; December-March)
Full time employee950

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,633
Citations
81,323

Madurai Kamaraj University majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
2,069 / 43,142
Biology
1,409 / 30,929
Physics
970 / 21,013
Engineering
954 / 21,830
Materials Science
704 / 16,349
Medicine
553 / 8,515
Organic Chemistry
408 / 7,729
Inorganic Chemistry
315 / 8,362
Chemical Engineering
277 / 8,088
Biochemistry
268 / 5,351
Pharmacy
250 / 3,310
Computer Science
250 / 1,882
Environmental Science
235 / 5,999
Radiochemistry
207 / 4,371
Genetics
182 / 4,206
Botany
166 / 4,439
Microbiology
152 / 3,233
Molecular Biology
142 / 2,442
Nanotechnology
132 / 5,667
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
131 / 2,157
Condensed Matter Physics
128 / 1,159
Ecology
94 / 3,195
Business
91 / 919
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
87 / 1,191
Nutrition and Food Science
71 / 1,648
Demography
69 / 2,042
Atomic and Molecular physics
67 / 766
Mathematics
66 / 369
Horticulture
65 / 1,471
Immunology
60 / 1,183
Biophysics
56 / 1,353
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
55 / 193
Astrophysics and Astronomy
53 / 580
Virology
53 / 1,294
Zoology
52 / 655
Animal Science
45 / 712
Oncology and Cancer research
44 / 828
Geography and Cartography
43 / 400
Physical chemistry
40 / 267
Agricultural Science
38 / 1,459

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 51 215
1992 49 242
1993 56 234
1994 56 275
1995 63 311
1996 64 298
1997 57 350
1998 62 392
1999 93 478
2000 61 538
2001 91 645
2002 104 746
2003 112 940
2004 104 1016
2005 120 1310
2006 119 1496
2007 148 1722
2008 154 1956
2009 147 2241
2010 161 2689
2011 221 3422
2012 283 3923
2013 306 4484
2014 344 5686
2015 321 6252
2016 315 7025
2017 351 7363
2018 326 7817
2019 303 9036
2020 297 11086
2021 353 13027

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +

Notable alumni

  1. Charle

    Charle
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    comedianactor
    Biography

    Velmurugan Thangasamy Manohar, professionally credited as Charle, is an Indian actor who works in Tamil cinema. He has acted in more than 800 Tamil films as a comedian and supporting actor. He was named after the English comedian Charlie Chaplin.

  2. H. Raja

    H. Raja
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hariharan Raja Sharma also known as H. Raja is an Indian politician. He started his political-social life as an Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh promoter. He was a MLA representing the Karaikudi constituency in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 2001 to 2006. He was one of the national secretaries of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2014 to 2020.

  3. Mukul Roy

    Mukul Roy
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mukul Roy is an Indian politician from West Bengal. He belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was appointed as the National Vice-President of Bharatiya Janata Party. He has also served as a Minister of State in the Shipping Ministry and later Ministry of Railways during the UPA 2 government. He was formerly associated with the Indian National Congress and All India Trinamool Congress.

  4. Gopi Shankar Madurai

    Gopi Shankar Madurai
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    indigenistpoliticianLGBTQI+ rights activist
    Biography

    Gopi Shankar Madurai is an Indian equal rights and Indigenous rights activist. Shankar was one of the youngest, and the first openly intersex and genderqueer statutory authority and one of the candidates to contest in 2016 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election. Shankar is also the founder of Srishti Madurai Student Volunteer Collective. Shankar’s work inspired the Madras High Court (Madurai Bench) to direct the Government of Tamil Nadu to order a ban on forced sex-selective surgeries on intersex infants. In December 2017 Shankar was elected to the Executive board of ILGA Asia. In August 2020 the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment appointed Shankar as the South Regional representative in the National Council for Transgender Persons.

  5. Nirmal Selvamony

    Nirmal Selvamony
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Dr. Nirmal Selvamony is an Indian academician and scholar. When he retired from Central University of Tamil Nadu in 2018, he was Professor and Head of the Department of English Studies and Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities. His major interests include Literary Theory, Ecocriticism, Ecotheory, music and drama. He is the current president of tiNai (formerly, OSLE-India). He obtained in 1988, his Ph.D. from the University of Madras for his dissertation, "Literary Personhood in tolkappiyam." He completed BA from Scott Christian College with First Rank in Madurai Kamaraj University. He published 14 books, 50 chapters in books, more than 75 research papers in journals and more than 100 conference papers. He has taught in universities in India and abroad. He got North East Ohio Tamil Sangam Life Time Achievement Award in 2011.

  6. Kaustuv Sanyal

    Kaustuv Sanyal
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Kaustuv Sanyal is an Indian molecular biologist, mycologist and a professor at the Molecular Biology and Genetics Unit of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR). He is known for his molecular and genetic studies of pathogenic yeasts such as Candida and Cryptococcus). An alumnus of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya and Madurai Kamaraj University from where he earned a BSc in agriculture and MSc in biotechnology respectively, Sanyal did his doctoral studies at Bose Institute to secure a PhD in Yeast genetics. He moved to the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA to work in the laboratory of John Carbon on the discovery of centromeres in Candida albicans. He joined JNCASR in 2005. He is a member of the Faculty of 1000 in the disciplines of Microbial Evolution and Genomics and has delivered invited speeches which include the Gordon Research Conference, EMBO conferences on comparative genomics and kinetochores. The Department of Biotechnology of the Government of India awarded him the National Bioscience Award for Career Development, one of the highest Indian science awards, for his contributions to biosciences, in 2012. He has also been awarded with the prestigious Tata Innovation Fellowship in 2017. The National Academy of Sciences, India elected him as a fellow in 2014. He is also an elected fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences (2017), and the Indian National Science Academy (2018). In 2019, he has been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM), the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology.

  7. Sendurai A. Mani

    Sendurai A. Mani
    Years
    20th Century
    Enrolled in Madurai Kamaraj University
    In 1993 graduated with Master of Science in biology
    Occupations
    professor
    Biography

    Sendurai A. Mani is an Indian-American oncologist. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences and co-director, Metastasis Research Center, co-director, Center for Stem Cell & Developmental Biology, and Professor of Translational Molecular Pathologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

General info

Alternative names MKU
मदुरै कामराज विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1965
Accreditation National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Motto To Seek Truth is Knowledge
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

Location and Contacts

Address Palkalai Nagar
Madurai, Tamil Nadu, 625 021
India
City population 1,561,000
Phone +91 (452) 245 9166
Fax +91 (452) 245 9181

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