Madurai Kamaraj University

Distance Education Study Center, USA

The Madurai Kamaraj University, an upscale University in the State of Tamil Nadu, India is stretching up to United States with its Distance Education Study Center. The Vice Chancellor of the Madurai Kamaraj University Dr. Maruthamuthu visited the International Tamil University on November 11th and 12th to discuss the formation of the Center.

On 23rd of November the Syndicate of Madurai Kamaraj University ratified the proposal of the Study Center and the start of the courses in the United States with the immediate effect. Now that the admission of the students to more than 99 courses offered by the MK University's distance education center are offered here in the United States. As per the arrangement, the Madurai Kamaraj University will supply the Study Materials for the students through the Study Center affiliated with the International Tamil University.

Dr. Selvin Kumar, a former Senior Lecturer of History in the Madurai Kamaraj University is the Founder/President of the International Tamil University and is the Director of Programs for the Study Center of the Madurai Kamaraj University. From 1999, the Tamil University is involved in doing academic Seminars with many other Universities, Congress and the JFK Warfare Center. Those who wish to join the courses can contact the University Monday through Friday from 10 am to 8 pm EST

The contact phone number is 410-326-8080
The 24 hour direct line is 410-231-1507
The e-mail is
The website is

The Study Center is located in Honolulu, Hawaii, a holiday escape with beaches.

Considering the globalization and the fast growing economic and cultural progress between US and India, it is another step to bring the two countries educationally more closer. Madurai Kamaraj University is recently declared as the one of excellence with potential by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India.

The syndicate meetings of Madurai Kamaraj University held on November 23rd, 2006 approved the International Tamil University as the Distance Education Study Center of MKU in the United States of America.