The statue of Kumarasami Kamaraj stands firm reassuring the students, as one enters the University Campus. The Madurai Kamaraj University, better known to us, students as MKU.
The sprawling campus, IS HUGE! to say the least, and situated a far distance from the Madurai City. The peace and quite inside this University adds to the busy flora and fauna.
The Peacock is a natural phenomenon, comming in every size, color and make. MKU wakes you up with the shrill of peacock crying out ” good morning” Students.
Some facts about MKU: Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) is a public university in India located in Madurai city in southern Tamil Nadu, India. It was established in 1966 and has about 130,000 students in 18 schools comprising 72 departments, and 109 affiliated colleges.
Madurai Kamaraj University was inaugurated on 6 February 1966, based on the extension centre of the University of Madras, located at Madurai. In 1968 the foundation stone for a new campus was laid by Zakir Hussain, the President of India. The Directorate of Distance Education of the university was established in 1971. In 1978 the name of the university was changed to Madurai Kamaraj University to honour the K. Kamaraj, former Chief Minister of Madras State.