There are 20 universities in Tamilnadu that caters to the needs of the students of Tamilnadu by providing access to various courses that leads to award of different types of degrees.
University of Madras
The University of Madras is located in Chennai and is a reputed university that has courses for regular students and for distance education. You can get more information about this university at the university’s website www.unom.ac.in.
The Bharathidasan University is located in about 1000 acres of land in Tiruchirappalli. Named after the tamil poet Bharathidasan, it was established in 1982. The university has 138 colleges affiliated to it. You can get more details about the university in www.bdu.ac.in.
Madurai Kamaraj University
The Madurai Kamaraj University is located in Palkalai Nagar in the Western part of Madurai in about 750 acres of land. The university has 109 affiliated colleges including 9 autonomous colleges. The university offers, UG, PG, Research, Diploma, Professional, Job-Oriented, Certificate, Higher Diploma and PG Diploma courses.
The Periyar University is named after “Thanthai Periyar” a well known reformer in Tamilnadu. It was established in the year 1997. The Periyar University is spread in about 100 acres on the Bangalore Highway, 10 kms from Salem in Tamilnadu.
Anna University – Chennai
Anna University, Chennai was establish in the year 1978 and is located in Guindy, Chennai. The university offers courses on various fields of Engineering, Technology and Allied Sciences.
Annamalai University established in the year 1929 was founded by Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar of Chettinad. The Univeristy has 49 department and around 2500 teaching staff. The University campus is spread over 1000 acres with the inclusion of colleges, hostels, and playgrounds.
Apart from the above Universities, the following universities are also available in Tamilnadu for pursuing your education.
- Alagappa University
- Mother Terasa Women’s University
- Tamil University
- Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
- Bharathiyar University
- Thiruvalluvar University
- Tamil Nadu Open University
- Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
- Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
- Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University
- Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University
- Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University
- Anna University – Coimbatore
- Anna University – Tiruchirappalli