Universities in Tamil Nadu


In Tamil Nadu, there are 2 central universities, 22 state universities, and 28 deemed universities.

Universities

State universities

University name Location District Support Specialization Estd.
Alagappa University Karaikudi Sivagangai State Humanities, sciences 1985
Anna University Chennai Chennai State Engineering 1978
Annamalai University Annamalai Nagar Cuddalore State Humanities, sciences, engineering, agriculture 1929
Bharathiar University Coimbatore Coimbatore State Humanities, sciences 1982
Bharathidasan University Trichy Trichy State Humanities, sciences 1982
Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai Madurai State Humanities, sciences 1965
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli Tirunelveli State Humanities, sciences 1992
Mother Teresa Women’s University Kodaikanal Kodaikanal State Humanities, sciences 1984
Periyar University Salem Salem State Humanities, sciences 1998
Tamil University Thanjavur Thanjavur State Humanities, sciences 1981
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore Coimbatore State Agriculture 1971
Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University Chennai Chennai State Law 1998
Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Chennai Chennai State Medical 1989
Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University Nagapattinam Nagapattinam State Fisheries and aquaculture 2012
Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University Chennai Chennai State Music and Arts 2013
Tamil Nadu Horticulture University Coimbatore Coimbatore State Horticultural science 2011
Tamil Nadu Open University Chennai Chennai State   2004
Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University Chennai Chennai State Sports 2005
Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University Chennai Chennai State Education 2008
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Chennai Chennai State Veterinary 1990
Thiruvalluvar University Vellore Vellore State Humanities, sciences 2003
University of Madras Chennai Chennai State Humanities, sciences 1857

Deemed to be universities

University name Location District Support Specialization Estd.
AMET University Chennai Chennai Private Marine 1993
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Engineering, medicine and humanities 1994
Avinashilingam University Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Engineering, medicine and humanities 1987
Bharat University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Vandalur Kanchipuram Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
Chennai Mathematical Institute Chennai Chennai Center-aided Mathematics 1989
Chettinad University Chennai Chennai Private Medicine 2008
Gandhigram Rural Institute Dindigul Dindigul Central Arts,Education,Engineering,Management,Science and Humanities 1956
Hindustan University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering, medicine, arts and humanities 1985
Kalasalingam University Krishnankoil Virudhunagar Private Engineering, medicine and Humanities  
Karpagam University Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Engineering, arts, science and humanities  
Karunya University Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute Chennai Chennai Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research Chennai Chennai Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
Noorul Islam University Thuckalay Kanyakumari district Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
Periyar Maniammai University Thanjavur Thanjavur Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
Prist University Thanjavur Thanjavur Private Engineering 1985
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University – Coimbatore Campus Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Special education, computer and agriculture 2005
Sathyabama University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
Saveetha University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering and medicine 2005
Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) Thanjavur Thanjavur Private Engineering, science, law and humanities  
SRM Institute of Science and Technology Chennai Chennai Private Engineering, medicine and humanities 1986
Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya Kanchipuram district Kanchipuram district Private Engineering, medicine and humanities 1993
Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute Chennai Chennai Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
St. Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research Avadi Chennai Private Architecture,Engineering, Humanities and Science 2008
Vels University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
Vel Tech Dr.RR & Dr.SR Technical University Avadi Chennai Private Engineering 1990
Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation, Deemed University Salem Salem Private Engineering, medicine and humanities  
VIT University Vellore Vellore Private Engineering, medicine and humanities 1984

 

Autonomous institutes

State and central government joint support institutes

University name Location District Support Specialization Estd.
Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (autonomous) Karaikudi Sivagangai CSIR Electrochemical 1948
Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai Chennai Chennai   Department of Atomic Energy 1962
Indian Maritime University Chennai Chennai   Maritime Studies 2008
Madras Institute of Development Studies (autonomous) Chennai Chennai     1971
Tamil Virtual Academy Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu Government Tamil language 2001
Stella Maris College Chennai Chennai University of Madras Arts and Sciences 1947

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