Mother Teresa Women's University

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Mother Teresa Women's University
Motto "Empowerment of Women through Education"
Established 1984
Type Public
Chancellor Konijeti Rosaiah
Vice-Chancellor Prof.Dr.(Mrs) K.Manimekalai
Location Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India, India
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC

Mother Teresa Women's University is a public university located at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India. It was established in 1984 by the enactment of Tamil Nadu Act 15. It monitors and offers consultancy services and research in Women's Studies. The university offers courses by the distance mode. The School of Distance Education of Mother Teresa Women's University was started in 1988 at Kodaikanal.[1][2]


These courses are open to women candidates only. Courses offered are:

  • MPhil (two years) in Computer Science, Economics, Education, English, Historical Studies, Tamil, Sociology, Family Life Management, Women's Studies
  • MA (two years) in Women's Studies, Guidance and Counseling; Master of Computer Applications (three years, MA in Home Economics.
  • Postgraduate diploma (one year) in Computer Applications, Mass Communication, Translation, Gerontological Studies, Herbal Medicine, Human Rights



  1. ^ "Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodaikanal". College Site. January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mother Teresa Women's University, Kodaikanal". Colleges in Tamilnadu. January 2014.