The university campus at Kumaracoil ,Thuckalay in kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu ,is in the serene and lush green base of Velimalai, a spectacular part of Western Ghat Hills near the historically famous Padmanabhapuram Palace. It is only 1.5 km interior towards the foothills of the mountains from Kumaracoil Junction on the KanyakumariThiruvanthapuram National Highway (NH-47) about 30 km from Kanyakumari and 60 km from Trivandrum , capital city of state of Kerala.