Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) was established by Act of Parliament and was inaugurated on September 30, 2009, by Kapil Sibal. The first Vice-Chancellor of this university was the former director of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) and Professor in the Department of Mass Communication is Prof. B.P.Sanjay. CUTN is currently offering Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG), Integrated Programs, B.Ed. / Integrated M.Sc B.Ed / PG Diploma Programs (1/2/3 years), M.Phil, and Ph.D. Programmes. Interested candidates can check all the information regarding the Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) from this page.
Central University of Tamil Nadu (CNTU)
The Government of India founded the Central University of Tamil Nadu, along with eight other Central Universities, through an Act of Parliament in 2009. It is part of the greater role that the Central Government assumed in making higher education accessible to aspirants from the weaker sections of the society. Have a quick look at the Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) from the table mentioned below.
|Name||Central University of Tamil Nadu|
|Location||Neelakudi, Thiruvarur, India|
|Course Offered||UG and PG Programs, Integrated Programs, B.Ed. / Integrated M.Sc B.Ed / PG Diploma Programs (1/2/3 years), M.Phil and Ph.D. Programs|
CUTN Admission Process
The admission in CUTN shall be based on the marks obtained in the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET). Students can take the CUCET exam to seek admission to different courses offered by the 10 participating universities. Courses offered under CUCET include postgraduate and Ph.D. programs. The application forms for admission are available online. Interested students must fill the form and submit it along with the prescribed fees. No applications shall be accepted thereafter under any circumstances.
Click Here to check the eligibility criteria for admission in CUTN for the academic session 2020-21.
CUTN Academic Calendar
CUTN provides the academic calendar for both even and odd semester. The link to check the academic calendar for the even semester 2019-20 is mentioned below.
Click Here to check the academic calendar for even semester 2019-20.
CUTN Schools and Departments
CUTN has 12 Schools and 25 teaching Departments. Check the list of CUTN Schools and Departments from the following.
|Name of the Schools||Name of the Department|
|School of Social Sciences and Humanities||
|School of Basic and Applied Sciences||
|School of Mathematics and Computer Sciences||
|School of Commerce and Business Management||
|School of Performing Arts and Fine Arts||
|School of Life Sciences||
|School of Behavioural Sciences||
|School of Law||
|School of Communication||
|School of Education and Training||
|School of Technology||
|School of Earth Sciences||
CUTN Courses Offered
The Central University of Tamil Nadu offers Integrated M.Sc., postgraduate and doctoral programs. At the moment, Economics and Social Work programs are run in collaboration with mentoring institutions, namely, Madras School of Economics and Tata Institute of Fundamental Sciences. Most of the departments have commenced doctoral programs too. The Community College of the University offers Water Management, Para Legal Course. Check out the same from the following.
|Integrated M.Sc. Programs (5 Year)|
|Integrated M.Sc.||Chemistry||30 + 3(EWS)|
|Integrated M.Sc.||Life Sciences||30 + 3(EWS)|
|Integrated M.Sc.||Mathematics||30 + 3(EWS)|
|Integrated M.Sc.||Physics||30 + 3(EWS)|
|Integrated M.A.||Economics||30 + 3(EWS)|
|Integrated B.Sc. B.Ed. Program (4 Year)|
|Integrated B.Sc. B.Ed.||Mathematics||50|
|2 Year Post Graduate Programmes|
|M.Lib.I.Sc.||Library And Information Science||15 + 2(EWS)|
|M.Com.||Commerce||40 + 4(EWS)|
|M.Sc.||Applied Psychology||20 + 2(EWS)|
|M.Sc.||Chemistry||16 + 2(EWS)|
|M.Sc.||Computer Science||20 + 2(EWS)|
|M.Sc.||Epidemiology and Public Health||15 + 2(EWS)|
|M.Sc.||Geography||30 + 3(EWS)|
|M.Sc.||Microbiology||30 + 3(EWS)|
|M.Tech.||Materials Science||30 + 3(EWS)|
|M.A.||Classical Tamil Studies||20 + 2(EWS)|
|M.A.||Economics||20 + 2(EWS)|
|M.A.||English||20 + 2(EWS)|
|M.A.||Hindi||20 + 2(EWS)|
|M.A.||History||20 + 2(EWS)|
|M.A.||Mass Communication||30 + 3(EWS)|
|MBA||Business Administration||40 + 4(EWS)|
|MSW||Social Work||20 + 2(EWS)|
|PG Diploma Programme (One Year)|
|PG Diploma||Chemical Laboratory Technician||8 + 1(EWS)|
|PG Programmes (Two Year) at MSE, Chennai|
|M.A.||Economics (General Economics)||30 + 3(EWS)|
|M.A.||Economics (Financial Economics)||30 + 3(EWS)|
|M.A.||Economics (Applied Quantitative Finance)||30 + 3(EWS)|
|M.A.||Economics (Environmental Economics)||30 + 3(EWS)|
|M.A.||Economics (Actuarial Economics)||30 + 3(EWS)|
|UG Programmes (Four Year)|
|BPA||Music||15 + 2(EWS)|
|B.Sc. (THREE YEAR) & MBA (TWO YEAR) PROGRAMMES at SVPISTM, COIMBATORE|
|B.Sc. Textiles||Textiles||80 + 8(EWS)|
|MBA||Apparel Management Retail Management Textile Management||120 + 12(EWS)|
|M.Phil., PROGRAMMES at CUTN|
|M.Phil.||Library and Information Science||7|
|Ph.D. PROGRAMMES at CUTN|
|Ph.D.||Applied Psychology||Applicants may check the university website for the intake, which will be updated in due course.|
|Ph.D.||Epidemiology & Public Health|
|Ph.D.||Library and Information Science|
CUTN Fee Structure
The University provides the fee structure for both odd and even semester examinations every year. The link to check Even Semester 2019-20 Fee structure is mentioned below.
Fee Structure: Click Here to check the even semester fee structure for the session 2019-20.
Various facilities are provided for students, staff, and guests. Check out the same from the following.
- Health Centre
- Guest House
- Multipurpose Auditorium
CUTN Contact Details
Name: Central University of Tamil Nadu
Location: Neelakudi, Thiruvarur, India 610 005
Telephone: +91 4366 277230
International: +91 4366 277230
Official Website: www.cutn.ac.in