Welcome to Centre for Educational Research
The Centre for Educational Research, Madurai Kamaraj University (CER-MKU) is a practical expression of the great visionary Thiru K. Kamaraj's commitment to the cause of education. The Centre is unique as it is the first-of-its-kind in the universities of the entire nation. The Centre, in line with the dreams cherished by Thiru K. Kamaraj, the former Chief-Minister of Tamil Nadu aims to strive for excellence in educational research and undertakes multidisciplinary research on problems, processes and phenomena in the interface between education and the larger society, providing inputs to policy - making.
The Government of Tamil Nadu released a grant of Rupees One Crore as corpus fund towards the establishment of the Centre through a Gazette Notification in December 2006. The Centre for Educational Research was formally inaugurated on 15th July 2008.