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Annamalai University . i think this is best for do any course with open side

By Rajan Kumar (Class of 2018) , 1 year, 4 months ago
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This is a good institute where we can complete syllabus, taking distance course. Because there are many facilities and branches what students like is they can get in easily and the fee is also lesser read more

Good place for average students

By Vimal Prakash (Class of 2016) , 1 year, 1 month ago
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This is one of the first university started during British era. It had world class facilities and dedicated staffs. The good thing about this university is that it still has old libraries and ancient read more

Good college if not the best, Mechanical labs are very good

By Ravi Ranjan (Class of 2015) , 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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Labs are good, lab instructors are friendly, classroom are clean, faculty are much friendly with student, fees is very less when I was there, it is just 62000 p.a. Placement for mechanical is not good read more

Awesome.Nice place to study and learn.

By Gainam Reammei (Class of 2018) , 1 year, 3 months ago
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Nice faculty. Awesome campus, helpful teachers, disciplined environment, neat and clean surrounding. Dynamic infrastructure and building. Strict and perfect rules and regulations. Its the best place f read more

College for best education

By Anonymous , 11 months, 2 weeks ago
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If you're seeking a place with quality education then this college is just the place. The people here are very supportive and friendly. The teaching staff is very hardworking and always ready to help read more

More about Annamalai University

Annamalai University was established in the year 1929 in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a unitary, residential, multi-faculty University set up by the Annamalai University Act, 1929. It comes under the direct ambit of the Government of Tamil Nadu as per the enactment of The Annamalai University Act -2013. The university is spread over an area of 950 acres. It is approved by UGC and has been accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC.

The University has been ranked 20th in Tamil Nadu and 92nd in India in the Overall Category by National Institute Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development, and ranked 14th in Tamil Nadu and 56th in India in the University Category. As per the same report, it has claimed the 2nd position in Tamil Nadu and 13th in India in the Pharmacy Category. Annamalai University has been graded 11th among the top 30 Universities in India by the Nielsen - India Today Ranking (2017). 

The university has Study Centers abroad which are as follows:

• Study Center in Toronto, Canada

• Al Mihad Institute, Dubai, UAE

• OUR International (Dhafir Institute) Abu Dhabi, UAE

• Al Hilal Education Centre, Sharjah, UAE

• Al Noor Education Centre in Muscat, Oman

The university has joint research and innovation partnerships with 24 institutions across UK, Japan, USA, Europe and Australia which includes institutes like John Hopkins University, University of Michigan and Karolinska Institute, amongst many others. The university is involved with two of the most notable international collaborations which are the Indo- EU FUNCFOOD Project and the 21st Century Indo-US Knowledge Initiative.

Annamalai University offers under graduate, post graduate and doctoral programmes in the disciplines of education, marine sciences, fine arts, science, Indian languages, medical pharmacy, engineering and agriculture. Additionally it also offers diploma and about 500 distance education courses. The curriculum of all the courses is designed as per the educational policies of the State and Central government which is revised from time to time to meet the need of national development and regional requirement.

The courses are offered under following faculties and departments:

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·   Department of English

·   Department of History

·   Department of Political Science and Public Administration

·   Department of Economics

·   Department of Commerce

·   Department of Sociology

·   Centre For population Studies

·   Department of Business Administration

·   Department of Library and Information Science

·   Centre for Rural Development

·   Department of Philosophy



·   Department of Mathematics

·   Department of Statistics

·   Department of Physics

·   Department of Chemistry

·   Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

·   Department of Botany

·   Department of Zoology

·   Department of Earth Science

·   Department of Microbiology

·   Department of Computer Information Science


Marine Science

·   Marine Biology


Indian Languages

·   Department of Tamil Studies and Research

·   Department of Hindi

·   Centre for Advanced Studies in Linguistics


Engineering and Technology

·   Department of Civil Engineering

·   Department of Civil and Structural Engineering

·   Department of Mechanical Engineering

·   Department of Manufacturing Engineering

·   Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

·   Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

·   Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

·   Department of Chemical Engineering

·   Department of Computer Science and Engineering

·   Department of Information Technology

·   Department of Pharmacy

·   Department of Engineering English

·   Department of Engineering Mathematics

·   Department of Engineering Physics

·   Department of Engineering Chemistry



·   Department of Education

·   Department of Psychology

·   Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences

·   Centre for Yoga Studies


Fins Arts

·   Department of Music



·   Department of Agronomy

·   Department of Social Science and Agricultural Chemistry

·   Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding

·   Department of Microbiology

·   Department of Plant Pathology

·   Department of Entomology

·   Department of Agricultural Economics

·   Department of Horticulture

·   Department of Animal Husbandry

·   Department of Agricultural Extension



·   Department of Anatomy

·   Department of Physiology

·   Department of Bio-Chemistry

·   Department of Pharmacology

·   Department of Pathology

·   Department of Microbiology

·   Department of Forensic Medicine

·   Department of Community Medicine

·   Department of Medicine

·   Department of Surgery

·   Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

·   Department of Pediatrics

·    Department of TB and Chest Disease

·   Department of Dermatology, Venereal and Leprosy

·   Department of Orthopedics

·   Department of ENT

·   Department of Ophthalmology

·   Department of Radiology

·   Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/ Physiotherapy

·   Department of Anaesthesiology

·   Department of Neuro Surgery

·   Department of Urology

·   Department of Plastic Surgery

·   Department of Nursery

·   Department of Emergency Medicine



·   Department of Periodontics

·   Department of Orthodontics

·   Department of Oral Pathology

·   Department of Pedodontics

·   Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology

·   Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

·   Department of Public Health and Dentistry

·   Department of Prosthodontics

·   Department of Conservative and Endodontics

·   Department of Microbiology

·   Department of Anatomy

·   Department of Pharmacology  

·   Department of Physiology

·   Department of Bio-Chemistry

Admissions are done on the basis of the regulations specified by the Tamil Nadu admissions in Professional Education Institutions Act 2006 (TN Act No 3 of 2007). Admission to all the programmes is considered on the merit basis following the state government’s rules and regulations.  Aspiring students seeking admission can apply online through the official website. The university offers reservation to physically handicapped, SC, ST, backward class, denotified communities, scheduled caste arunthathiyar, etc.

Available College Facilities

Annamalai University is well equipped with facilities to suit the needs of the students. Some of them are:

  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Sports Centre 
  • Yoga Centre
  • Hostel 
  • Auditorium 
  • Guest House 


Annamalai University is a residential University. 

Adequte Hostel Accomodation is available in the following Hostels:

1) Diamond Juble Hostel

2) Kurinji Illam

3) Golden Jublee Hostel

4) International Students Hostel

5) KRM Hostel

6) Kaveri Hostel

7) Mullai Hostel


Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines

Facilities like PG Hi-tech Classrooms are available.

Facilities available in Classroom

  • Wi-Fi
  • AC
  • Projector
  • Audio-Visual Teaching Aids

There are 2 Laboratories present in the University:

1) Instrumentation Laboratory

2) Analytical Laboratory 


Number of laboratories : 2 (Instrumentation Lab and Analytical Lab

Facilities available in Laboratory

  • AC Labs
  • Student:Computer Ratio
  • Computers in Labs

The university has a volleyball, tennis and basket court, gym and an indoor stadium.


The Library has a built-in area of about 36,000 sq.ft. with about 4,63,000books and includes all the modern amenities. 

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility

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