School Location

The school is located on Hospital Road,Kottaiyur in an area of 5 acres.Kottaiyur is a small village nestled in the southern state of India – Tamil Nadu. It is one of the most prosperous villages among a group of about 75 villages which are collectively known as Chettinad. Kottaiyur is about 5 Kms from Karaikudi, the chief town of Chettinad.

Chettinad was once part of the ancient Pandya kingdom. The rich heritage of Chettinad depicts the timeless image of an era gone by. It is famous for its unique architecture, palatial and ornate mansions, antiques which are hidden treasures and fabulous cuisine. The villages are endowed with many exquisite temples renowned for its rich sculptures, religious ceremonies and festivals.Though the land is parched and pebbly, a fair amount of agriculture exists. The people are all united and committed in keeping Chettinad buzzing with all kinds of business activities.

On the educational front too, the area is well endowed with the Alagappa University and innumerable Polytechnics and Schools. Thus the well developed infrastructure, safe secure and peaceful environment, offers a platform for promoting education minus the distractions and pollution hazards that prevail in cities.

School Address

Muthiah Alagappa Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Hospital Road,
Kottaiyur – 630108
Sivajayai District.
Tamil Nadu

About Kottaiyur

State:Tamil Nadu
Population:11,595(2003 update)
Sex Ratio:Females 51%/Males 49%
Average Literacy Rate:75%(National Average:59.5%)
Male literacy:79%
Female literacy:71%
Population under the age of 6:10%

Famous Personalities:

Dr.Alagappa Chettiar, a great philanthropist and the founder of the now famous Alagappa University hails from this small village.


Kottaiyur (Tamil Nadu) is geographically located at latitude (10.12 degrees) 10° 7′ 11″ North of the Equator and longitude (78.82 degrees) 78° 49′ 11″ East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of the world.

Kottaiyur (Tamil Nadu) is located

4km from Pallattur (Tamil Nadu) 7.1km from kanadukathan (Tamil Nadu) 7.8km from karaikkudi (Tamil Nadu) 18.6km from Arantangi (Tamil Nadu) 18.9km from Devakkottai (Tamil Nadu)

Getting Here

Nearest Railway Station: Karaikudi Station or Kottaiyur Station
Nearest Airport: Madurai Airport or Trichy Airport (Approx. 1.5hrs drive)