Anna University

4.0 out of 5 (685 ratings / 552 reviews) Chennai, India
Anna University was established on 4th September 1978 as a unitary type of University. It offers higher education in Engineering, Technology and allied Sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society.Besides promoting research and disseminating knowledge gained therefrom, it fosters cooperation between the academic and industrial communities.The University was formed by bringing together and integrating two well-known technical institutions in the city of Madras.

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History

Anna University was established on 4th September 1978 as a unitary type of University. It offers higher education in Engineering, Technology and allied Sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society.Besides promoting research and disseminating knowledge gained therefrom, it fosters cooperation between the academic and industrial communities.

Education

Situated in the southern part of the city of Madras (Chennai), the University's main campus extends over 100 hectares abutting the Adyar River on the north and Raj Bhavan on the south.

Research

Centre for Research is functioning from the inception of Anna University on 4th September 1978, offering research programmes in different branches of Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Planning, Science & Humanities and Management Sciences leading to award of Ph.D. and M.S. (By Research) degrees. Faculty members are actively pursuing interdisciplinary and socially relevant research in thrust areas with state–of–the–art equipments in addition to teaching, consultancy and extension activities.

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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1001
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1001
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
801
2021
801 -50
2020
751
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
901
2020
901
2019
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
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2021
1170 -67
2020
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The Anna University ,which is of the affiliated type is a member of the Association of Indian Universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Partner of UNESCO International Center for Engineering Education (UICEE). UGC have accredited Anna University with Five Star Status in 2002 which is the highest rating. With proven capabilities both in academic and research areas, Anna University was able to receive this honour for a period of five years for excellence in Technical Education.

Library services

The University Library, which has been established in the year 1978 gained autonomy from December 2000. It is housed in a three storeyed new Building located at the eastern side in the main campus. The total area of the Library building is about 4122 sq.m. 30 video cameras are placed at strategic points in the library for surveillance.

Medical services

Health Centre facilities with attached Inpatient Ward are available at the Main Campus and at MIT campus. Consultation is free for all the students and employees.The Centre provides outpatient treatment both in the morning and evening.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The Anna University Sports Board ensuring the smooth and efficient conduct of Zonal / Inter-Zonal tournaments involving all the institutions under Anna University, the Anna University Sports Board is constituted with the Vice-Chancellor as President. The members of the Board include Deans / Principals of Constituent and Affiliated Colleges, Faculty members, Physical Directors and Eminent Sports Persons, as per the norms approved by the Syndicate of the University.

Student Reviews

An opportunity to shine
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Anna university is among the best we have in south India, it is a technical university which offers B. tech course, the course curriculum is good. Placement are good.

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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

By studying in this university I have improved my confidence and I have overcome my stage fearness also learned self studying and not at all spoon feeding but the surroundings and placements they provide isn't good enough for an MBA student thats why I give 3 star.

Review of our college
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Unfortunately, there is not much I can say in regards to student life . There always seems to be events held both in and outside of university hours, with other facilities all close by for those wanting to experience the uni life with friends or by themselves. Campus look and feel: 2.50 Student life: 2.0Students' union: 3.0 The lecturers are there for you should you...

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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