Mission is :-
Affording a High Quality Higher Education to the learners so that they are transformed into intellectually competent human resources that will help in the uplift of the nation to Educational, Social, Technological, Environmental and Economic Magnificence (ESTEEM).
Alagappa University is a public university located in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India was founded by Padma Bhusan Vallal Dr.RM.Alagappa Chettiar Alagappa Chettiar.
Alagappa University was brought into existence by a special Act of the Tamil Nadu State Government in May 1985.Alagappa University is recognized by the UGC, Government of India. It was converted from a unitary type to an affiliating type by the Tamil Nadu Universities Act, 2002, with a view to widen the horizon of its academic activities by bringing into its jurisdiction the Arts and Science colleges in the districts of Ramanathapuram district and Sivaganga district. Further, as per mentioned Act, the government colleges in the above districts have become the constituent colleges of Alagappa University.
1. First University in Tamil Nadu to get A+ grade (in May 2017) by NAAC with score of 3.64.
2. First University in Tamil Nadu to confer Category-I Status (in February 2018) from MHRD-UGC.
3. First University in Tamil Nadu to get Autonomy Status (in February 2018) from MHRD-UGC.
4. First University in Tamil Nadu eligible to get MHRD-RUSA Phase-II grant (in June 2018) of Rs.100 Crores for Quality Excellence.