Karaikudi Founded in 1985, Alagappa University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Karaikudi (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Alagappa University (AU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Alagappa University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.