Home Speakers Registration Call for Abstract Important Dates Location Contact

About the Institute


The Gandhigram was started by the freedom fighters and dedicated disciples of Gandhiji, Dr. G. Ramachandran and Dr. T. S. Soundram in the year 1947. The Gandhigram Rural Institute was one of the fourteen Rural Institutes functioned under one umbrella of National Council for Rural Higher Education. The Gandhigram Rural Institute is fully funded by MHRD, has created a niche in the educational map of India. Conducive atmosphere prevails for teaching and learning to teachers and students from both far and near. The three dimensional approach of teaching, research and extension has won national recognition and the status of Deemed to be University in 1976. The Institute was accredited with five stars by NAAC in 2002 and reaccredited with ‘A’ Grade in 2010 and 2016 (3rd cycle). It is also graded as ‘A’- grade Deemed to be University by MHRD, Govt. of India.