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The Tamil University

Nov 28 2015

The Tamil University was established to provide higher research in the Tamil language and advanced study in allied branches such as translation, lexicography, music, drama and manuscriptology. M.Phil and Ph.D programmes were introduced in 1992 for disciplines such as Language, Literature, Translation, and Sculpture.

Saraswathi Mahal Library has been a possession of the state of Tamil Nadu.

Nov 28 2015

The library is open to the public.It also supports efforts to publish rare manuscripts from the collection, as well as ensuring all volumes are preserved on microfilm.The Library has installed computers in 1998 for the Computerisation of Library activities. As a first phase, the Library catalogues are being stored in the Computer for easy information retrieval. It is also proposed to digitalise the manuscripts of this Library shortly.