There are eighteen academic departments in the Institute. The institute offers 17 Under Graduates, 14 Post Graduates, 8-M.Phil and 5 Ph.D Research Programmes through the respective departments.
Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) (Applicable to I year UG & PG Students)
As per the order of the Director of Collegiate Education from the academic year 2008-2009, Choice Based Credit System is to be followed. Therefore, the first year UG and PG students come under the CBCS system. In this system marks will be awarded as per the following schedule.
Distribution of Marks between Theory and Internal Assessment- 75:25, Practicals- 60:40
There is a passing minimum for external and overall.
Project- Report:80, Viva-20
B.Com, BCA, BBA and other job oriented courses present system for languages shall continue excepting that each chapter shall carry an internal assessment component 75:25
II Year UG, III Year UG and II Year PG Students
As for as the Second & Third year UG and Second Year PG are concerned, there is no change in the system.
Each U.G. course of study consists of the following - (i) Foundation Courses (ii) Core Subjects & (iii) Application Oriented Subjects
The foundation courses comprise the study of (a) any one of the following languages-Tamil or Hindi or Malayalam or Sanskrit or Telugu or French (b) English.