The district of Salem lies in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Salem is a very significant district in Tamil Nadu because of the presence of large number of agricultural industries like mango cultivation, sago industries among others and heavy industries like textiles, steel and sliver metal. Besides being significant industrially the presence of two Universities in Salem make it educationally significant.
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One of the Universities in Salem is the State University that offers various courses in Humanities Science and Commerce. The university has affiliating colleges spread to its neighbouring districts also offers high quality educational facilities to the rural areas. Moreover, besides the affiliating colleges the university also has a number of constituent colleges under it. The University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses in multiple disciplines as well as distance Education Programs. The professional disciplines of study include Journalism with Mass Communication, Management Studies, Food Science and Nutrition, Computer Science and Geology. There is a department for teacher education also in the university.
Among the Universities in Salem is the private that has been granted Deemed University status. It is a research foundation and research facilities are provided to students in most of the fields in Medicine. Other fields of study in which research is conducted include Engineering, technical and management. Most of the private colleges in Salem imparting education in medicine are under the same management but affiliating with the state Medical University. Similar all the engineering and technology colleges in Salem under this management is affiliating with the Technology University of the State. Under the management there are more than 25 colleges, most of them situated in Salem, while some of them are in other districts of Tamil Nadu and one of their Dental colleges is situated overseas in Malaysia. This Private University also has a number of general colleges affiliating with it.