Updated On - January 6th 2020, Updated By - Aditya


Gandhigram Rural University is near Dindigul in Tamil Nadu, India. This university provides admission to postgraduate students as well as undergraduate students. This university organized by university grants commission. It is an open university.

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University NameGandhigram Rural Institute
University TypeDeemed
Accredited byUGC
LocationChinnalapatti, Tamil Nadu
RankingsIndia NIRF (2018)- 79
Campus Area-
Application ModeOnline & Offline 
ChancellorDr. KM. Annamalai
Vice ChancellorDr.S. Natarajan
Accommodation Facility For both (Boys & Girls)
How to Reach-
Founded In1956
Sports FacilitiesYes
Distance LearningYes
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Gandhigram Rural Institute Gandhigram Admission 2019

This university was established in 1956 and it is located in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. Gandhigram Rural Institute provides the many courses at UG level and PG level. University also provides the Ph.D. courses in many streams. In this university, some admission depends on the entrance exam and some admission depends on the merit basis. For the admission in M.Tech. the candidate needs to clear the GATE exam. For the admission the university has some eligibility criteria that is given below:-

  • If the candidate takes the admission in any graduation courses like as BA and B.Com then the candidate needs to minimum 12th or equivalent mark sheet from recognized Board.
  • If the candidate takes the admission in B.Ed. then the candidate required the UG/PG degree from a well-known university with 55% marks.
  • If the candidate takes the admission in B.Tech then must be required the 12th mark sheet in PCM subjects with minimum 45% marks from a recognized board.
  • If the candidate is interested in Ph.D. admission then the candidate must be required the Master's degree in relevant subject from a recognized board.
  • The admission in M.A. courses depends on the counseling.

The Gandhigram Rural Institute is given Notification of VIVA VOCE in the programs of Ph.D. will defend his Ph.D. Thesis at Public viva voce on Monday 07th January 2019 at the time of 10.00 A.M.

Some of the Main Features

This university has some main features. the explanation is given below:-

  • University has a hostel for the working women.
  • University has the faculty guest hostel for the faculties that belong to the other states.
  • University has a personal health care center that is opened for the faculties and students 24 hours.
  • University has a canteen area where more the 500 students take breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the same time.
  • This university has a Canara Bank for the students and faculties.
  • University has a big library campus where many references books, textbooks, and 40 computer systems are available.
  • University has a Physical Education department where the university provides the sport and games study.
  • This university also has the computer center with the wi-fi where the students and faculties doing the all online works like as projects.

Gandhigram Rural Institute Placement, Gandhigram

Gandhigram Rural Institute provides the placement to the students with a good package. University invites the National companies and International companies for the placement. The university has a well-known process of the placement that is given below:-

  • Aptitude Test- In campus placement, the first step is the aptitude test. In this test the candidate solves the written question in various subjects.
  • Group Discussion- Qualifying students in Aptitude Test is applicable for the Group Discussion. In this process find a topic on the spot and gives the views on the topic.
  • Face-to-Face Interview (HR Round)- This round is known as the HR round. In this round, the HR manager checks the activities of the students.

The provides good opportunities to all students. Students need to achieve their goals.

Scholarship in Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram

The university provides the scholarship and loan facilities to all students. The university has the two types to give the scholarship. UG scholarship and PG scholarship. In UG scholarship the university provides the scholarship on the basis of last qualifying exam merit. In PG scholarship the university provides on the basis of UG courses merit.

UG Scholarship

12th Classmarks Scholarship 100% 91% to 95%
12th Class MarksScholarship 50%86% to 90%
12th Class MarksScholarship 25%80% to 85%

PG Scholarship

UG Marks Scholarship 100% 91% to 95%
UG Marks Scholarship 50%86% to 90%
UG Marks Scholarship 25%80% to 85%

Award & Ranking 

Ranking:-  India NIRF (2018)- 79

Contact Details:

  • Website: http://www.ruraluniv.ac.in
  • Address: The Gandhigram Rural Institute
                   Gandhigram, Dindigul District,
                   Tamil Nadu, India. Pincode: 624 302.



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