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         The Department of Philosophy is as old as Annamalai University and it was established in the year 1929. Since its inception, the department was headed by eminent scholars. The department is dedicated to provide a strong foundation in philosophical ideals and values with a dynamic and vibrant focus in thrust areas. The Department has conducted many International, National and Regional seminars to promote Indian Philosophy and culture. The Alumni of the department are well placed in Government, Non-Government and Private organizations.

Highlights of the Programmes
  • Curriculum enables the students to face competitive examinations such as TNPSC and UPSC.
  • Educational Tour
  • Periodical special lecture Programme
  • Opportunities to undertake research Projects in National and International
Research Thrust Areas
  • Indian & Western Philosophy
  • Modern Indian Thought
  • Comparative Religion
  • Buddhist Studies
  • Temple Studies
Research Output
  • Books Published: 5
  • Papers Published: 32
  • Ph.Ds Awarded: 5
Salient Features
  • Books Published:5.
  • Papers Published: 32
  • Ph.Ds Awarded: 5
Job Opportunities
  • Assistant Professor
  • Temple Executive Officer
  • Tourism Officer
  • Arts and Cultural Officer
  • Tourist Guide
  • Tourism has been introduced as an innovative subject. This offers ample opportunities in Hotels, Travel Agencies, as Tour Operators and in the Ministry of Tourism in State & Central Govt.
PG Programmes
  • M.A. Philosophy Culture & Tourism (Five Year Integrated)
  • M.A. Philosophy Culture & Tourism (Two Year CBCS)
  • M.A. Philosophy
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D. (Regular, Part Time & External)
The Professor and Head
Department of Philosophy
Annamalai University
Tel :04144-238248 – Ext.317
Mobile :9843073853