Mother Teresa Women’s University (MTWU), the only Women’s University of Tamil Nadu State Government is situated at Attuvampatti, Kodaikanal, the “Princess of Hill Stations” and the most popular multicultural tourist centre. The University, whose foundation stone was laid by the legendry Noble Laureate for peace, Mother Teresa, was established in 1984 under the Act 15 of Tamil Nadu with the lofty vision of “Empowering Women through Education”. The University plays a catalytic role in women empowerment and building inclusive society.

MTWU has its Research and Extension Centres at Chennai, Madurai, and Coimbatore, and a Centre for Women’s Studies at Pallapatti, Dindigul for promoting women entrepreneurship. This University offers PG Programs (M.A., M.Com., M.Ed., M.B.A., M.Sc.) and Research programs (M.Phil. and Ph.D.) in Arts and Sciences. As an affiliating University, MTWU governs 12 women’s colleges in Dindigul and Theni districts.

MTWU offers B.Ed. programme through its constituent college in Ananthagiri campus, Kodaikanal. The University also takes higher education to the doorsteps of aspiring women by offering UG and PG Programs in Arts and Science through Distance Education Mode.

The Tamil Nadu Common Wealth Mother Teresa Women’s University International Centre is an additional credit to the University for cultivating competent women with relevance to global standard. The University has remarkable research and project records through MHRD, UGC, DST, TNSCST, TANSCHE, and ICSSR funded Departments with State of Art facilities. With potential infrastructure and committed staff and faculty, MTWU offers yeoman service for building intellectual, sustainable, and socially responsible young minds for the Nation.

* Holistic Empowerment of Women through Education.


* To Promote a Society of Equal Status between Women and Men.

* To Empower Women through Education at All Levels.

* To Impart Education of Global Standards.

Name Designation Contact Details
Dr.Vaidehi Vijayakumar Vice-Chancellor Mother Teresa Women’s University,Kodaikanal
Selvi. Apoorva, I.A.S., Principal Secretary to Government Higher Education Department,Secretariat, Chennai-600 009.Phone: 044-25670499.
Dr. R. Anandakumar, I.A.S Special Secretary to Government Finance Department,Secretariat, Chennai-600 009.
Thiru.C.Gopi Ravikumar, M.A., M.L., Law Secretary to Government (FAC) Law Department,Secretariat, Chennai-600 009Phone:
Tmt.S.Madumathi, IAS., Secretary to Government Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department,Secretariat, Chennai-600 009Phone:
Dr.C.Jothi Venkateshwaran , MSc., M.Phil, PGDGISM., Ph.D Director of Collegiate Education (i/c) E.V.K.Sampath Maligai(9thFloor),College Road, Nungampakkam,Chennai-6 Phone 044 28212090
Dr.K.Kala Former joint Director of Collegiate Education Trichirappalli RegionRes : No.228,Mahathma Gandhi Road,VaiyapuriNagar, Karur –639 002Mobile : 94875 33824
Prof.P.Nazni Professor and Head Department of Nutrition and DieteticsPeriyar UniversitySalem –636 011. Mobile : 9884817954
Dr.J.Manjula Director of Collegiate Education (Retd) Res : No.2/336, First Main Road, I CrossVin Nagar, TrichyMobile : 9944630506
Dr.N.Kala Former Professor and Head Res : 8/143, Anandhagiri 4thStreetKodaikanal. Mobile : 9965674724
Dr.R.Janaki Assistant Professor Department of Computer ScienceQueen Mary College,Chennai.Mobile : 9367109191
Dr.K.Malarmathi Associate Professor of English Periyar EVR CollegeTrichy –620 023.Mobile : 8248969509 / 9442575881
Dr. C. Hilda Devi Professor & Head Department of Sociology,MotherTeresa Women’s University,Kodaikanal. (M.) 9443501699
Dr. M. Pushparani Professor & Head Department of Computer Science,Mother Teresa Women’s University Research & Extension Centre, Madurai(M.) 99420 35825
Dr. D. Ramani Professor and Head Department of Commerce,Mother Teresa Women’s University Kodaikanal(M.) 9894381095
Dr.R.Valliammal Associate Professor in Physics Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts College for Women, PalaniMobile :9788233683
Dr. G. Renuga Principal Sri Adi Chunchanagiri Women’s CollegeCumbumMobile : 9443795813
Name Designation Contact Details
Dr.VaidehiVijayakumar Vice-Chancellor Mother Teresa Women’s University,Kodaikanal
Selvi. Apoorva, I.A.S., Principal Secretary to Government Higher Education Department,Secretariat, Chennai-600 009.Phone: 044-25670499.
Dr.A.Kalaimathi Former Professor in Economics Mother Teresa Women’s UniversityResearch & Extension Centre, Chennai
Dr.C.Hildadevi Professor in Sociology Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal
Dr.S.N.Geetha Professor Department of Management Studies, Anna University,Chennai -25
Name Designation Contact Details
Dr.Vidya Durai Director BNY Mellon Technology Private Limited,Ascendas, Phase I, 8thFloor,Taramani, Chennai –600 113
Dr. Sujatha Chandra Mohan Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology,Chennai -36
Dr.Lelitha Devi Vanajakshi Professor Department of Civil Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology,Chennai –36
Dr.Malarvizhi Professor in Sociology Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal
Dr.Hema Arunachalam Murthy Professor Department of Computer Science and Engineering,Indian Institute of TechnologyChennai –36
Dr.S.Kowsalya Associate Professor in Tamil Sri Meenakshi Government Arts College for Women (A), Madurai –625 014.
Dr.R.Sivasankari Associate Professor Department of Tamil,Rani Anna Government College for Women,Tirunelveli -8
Dr.M.S.Premalatha Professor and Head Department of Zoology,Government Arts College,Coimbatore