List of institutions of higher education in Tamil Nadu

Summary

The University of Madras, established 1857, is one of the oldest modern state universities in India.

Tamil Nadu is home to some of the most reputed institutes for higher education in India. Arts and science colleges include Madras Christian College, Loyola College, Chennai, Presidency College, Chennai, Pachaiyappa's College, PSG College of Arts and Science, Government Arts College, Coimbatore, St Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli, National College, Tiruchirappalli and American College, Madurai. Management education institutes include the Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Loyola Institute of Business Administration, PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore and Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli. Engineering institutes include the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Kancheepuram, College of Engineering Guindy, Madras Institute of Technology, Alagappa College of Technology, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore SSN College of Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and SASTRA University. Institutes for medical education include Christian Medical College Vellore, Madras Medical College, Stanley Medical College, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research and PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research.

Universities

State universities

University name Location District Support Specialization Estd. Weblink
Alagappa University Karaikudi Sivagangai State Humanities, sciences 1985 [1]
Anna University Chennai Chennai State Engineering 1978 [2]
Annamalai University Chidambaram Cuddalore State Humanities, sciences 1929 [3]
Bharathiar University Coimbatore Coimbatore State Humanities, sciences 1982 [4]
Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli State Humanities, sciences 1982 [5]
Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai Madurai State Humanities, sciences 1965 [6]
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli Tirunelveli State Humanities, sciences 1992 [7]
Mother Teresa Women's University Kodaikanal Dindigul State Humanities, sciences 1984 [8]
Periyar University Salem Salem State Humanities, sciences 1998 [9]
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore Coimbatore State Agriculture 1971 [10]
Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University Nagapattinam Nagapattinam State Fisheries and aquaculture 2012 [11]
Tamil Nadu Open University Chennai Chennai State Humanities, sciences 2004 [12]
Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University Chennai Chennai State Sports 2005 [13]
Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University Chennai Chennai State Education 2008 [14]
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Chennai Chennai State Veterinary 1990 [15]
Tamil University Thanjavur Thanjavur State Humanities, sciences 1981 [16]
The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University Chennai Chennai State Law 1998 [17]
The Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University Chennai Chennai State Music and arts 2013 [18]
The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Chennai Chennai State Medical 1989

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Thiruvalluvar University Vellore Vellore State Humanities, sciences 2003 [20]
University of Madras Chennai Chennai State Humanities, sciences 1857 [21]

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, Arts, Science, Journalism, Social work, 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 and humanities
Saveetha University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering and medicine 2005
Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA University) 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

University name Location District Support Specialization Estd.
Bharathidasan Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Bharathidasan University Management 1984
Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture Chennai Chennai Center Aquaculture 1987
Central Leather Research Institute Chennai Chennai Center Leather research 1948
Central University of Tamil Nadu Tiruvarur Tiruvarur Center Humanities, sciences 2009
Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology Thanjavur Thanjavur Center Crop research 1967
Indian Institute of Handloom Technology Salem Salem Center Handloom technology 1960
Indian Institute of Information Technology Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Center Engineering 2013
Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing Kancheepuram Chennai Chennai Center Engineering
Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Center Management 2011
Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai Chennai Center Engineering 1959
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Center Engineering 1964
National Institute of Fashion Technology Chennai Chennai Center Fashion design
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles & Management Coimbatore Coimbatore Center Textile processing 2002
Tamil Nadu National Law School Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Center Legal 2014

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 Government of Tamil Nadu Tamil language 2001

Colleges affiliated to universities

Name of college Category University affiliation Location District Support Estd.
ICAT Design & Media College Design & Media Chennai Chennai 2004
Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology Engineering Anna University Karaikudi Sivagangai Government 1952
Kumaraguru College of Liberal Arts and Science Liberal Arts and Sceince Bharathiar University Coimbatore Coimbatore Self-financing 2018
Alagappa College of Technology Engineering Anna University Chennai Chennai Government 1944
American College, Madurai Science M.K Madurai Madurai Aided 1881
Annai Teresa College of Education,[1] Arts and science Anna University Ariyakudi Sivagangai Charitable Trust
Arunachala College of Engineering for Women Engineering Anna University Nagercoil Kanyakumari Self-financing 2009
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi Arts and science Sivakasi Virudhunagar Aided
Bannari Amman Institute of Technology Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Sathiyamangalam Erode Self-financing 1996
Coimbatore Institute of Technology Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Coimbatore Coimbatore Aided 1956
College of Agricultural Technology Agriculture Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Kullapuram Theni Self-financing 2010
Dr.MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women
Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering Engineering Anna University Tiruchendur Thoothukudi Private 1995
Ethiraj College for Women Arts and Sciences Autonomous under University of Madras Chennai Chennai Aided 1948
AGURCHAND MANMULL JAIN COLLEGE (Am Jain College) Arts and Sciences University of Madras Chennai Chennai Aided 1952
Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu (FTIT)
Government Arts College, Karur Arts and science Bharathidasan University Karur Karur Government
Government College of Technology, Coimbatore
Government College of Engineering, Salem
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science
Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing Kancheepuram
Indra Ganesan College of Engineering
Institute of Road and Transport Technology Engineering Anna University Erode Erode Government 1984
Jeppiaar Engineering College, Chennai
Jerusalem College of Engineering, Chennai, Chennai
Jaya Group of Colleges, University of Madras Chennai Private 1977
J.K.K.Nattraja College of Arts & Science[2][3] Arts and Science Periyar University Komarapalayam Namakkal Aided, Self Financing 1974
J.K.K.Nattraja College of Engineering and Technology[4][5] Engineering Anna University Komarapalayam Namakkal Private 2008
J.K.K.Nattraja College of Education Teacher Training Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University Chennai Namakkal Private 2016
J.K.K.Nattraja College of Nursing and Research Nursing Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Chennai Chennai Private 2006
J.K.K.Nattraja College of Pharmacy[6] Pharmacy Pharmacy Council of India New Delhi New Delhi Government 1985
J.K.K.Nattraja Dental College and Hospital[7][8] Medical Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Chennai Chennai Private 1987
K L N College of Engineering, Madurai Engineering Anna University Madurai Madurai 1994
KLN College of Information Technology, Madurai Engineering Anna University Madurai Madurai 2001
Karpagam College of Engineering Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Coimbatore Coimbatore Self-financing 2000
Kongu Engineering College Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Erode Erode Self-financing 1984
KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Coimbatore Coimbatore Self-financing 2009
Kumaraguru College of Technology Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Coimbatore Coimbatore Self-financing 1984
Loyola College
Loyola Institute of Business Administration
M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering Engineering Anna University Karur Karur Un-aided
Madras Christian College
Madras School of Economics Economics Central University of Tamil Nadu, University of Madras Chennai Chennai 1995
Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous) Engineering Affiliated to Anna University Mallasamudram Namakkal Private 1995
Mailam Engineering College Engineering Anna University Tindivanam Villupuram Self-financing 1998
MAM College of Engineering and Technology Engineering Anna University Trichy Self-financing 1998
Marthandam College of Engineering and Technology Engineering Anna University Marthandam Kanyakumari
Mepco Schlenk Engineering College Engineering Anna University Sivakasi Virudhunagar private 1985
Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology Engineering Anna University Pudukkottai Pudukkottai Self-financing 2001
National Institute of Siddha Medical Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Chennai Chennai Aided
Paavai Engineering College
Paavai College of Engineering
Parisutham Institute of Technology & Science Engineering Anna University TANJORE Tanjore Private 2008
Presidency College Arts and Science Autonomous under University of Madras Chennai Chennai Government 1840
PSG College of Arts and Science Arts and Science Autonomous under Bharathiar University Coimbatore Coimbatore Aided 1947
PSG College of Technology Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Coimbatore Coimbatore Aided 1951
Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai Engineering Anna University Thandalam Chennai Private 1997
Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore
Rathinam College of Arts and Science
RMD Engineering College
RMK College of Engineering and Technology
RMK Engineering College Engineering Anna University Gummidipoondi Thiruvallur Private 1995
Sacred Heart College, Thirupattur Arts & Science Thiruvalluvar University Tirupattur Tirupattur Aides and self-financed 1951
S.A. Engineering College
Shree Venkateshwara Hi-Tech Engineering College
Sri Parasakthi College for Women Arts and Sciences Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Coutrallam Tirunelveli 1964
St. Joseph College of Education BEd (education) Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University Kalakad Road, Kadamboduvalvu, Nanguneri Tirunelveli Self-financing 2007
St. Joseph's College of Engineering
St. Peter's Engineering College
St. Thomas College, Chennai
Sri Sai Ram Engineering College
Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Coimbatore Coimbatore Self-financing 1984
Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
SSN College of Engineering Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Kelambakkam Chengalpattu Private 1996
Sona College of Technology, Salem
The New College
Thiagarajar College of Engineering
Thiagarajar School of Management
Thiruthangal Nadar College
Valliammai Engineering College Engineering Anna University Potheri Kanchipuram Self Financing 1999
Vidhyaa Giri College of Arts and Science,[9] Arts and science Anna University Karaikudi Sivagangai Aided
Vickram College of Engineering
Velammal College of Engineering and Technology
Velalar College of Engineering and Technology Engineering Autonomous under Anna University Erode Erode Self Financing 2001
Velammal Engineering College
Women's Christian College, Chennai

Constituent colleges of universities

Name of the College Category Affiliated to University Location
Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli Engineering Anna University of Technology Tirunelveli Tirunelveli
College of Engineering, Guindy Engineering Anna University Guindy, Chennai
Madras Institute of Technology Engineering Anna University Chromepet, Chennai
University college of engineering Kanchipuram Engineering Anna University Kanchipuram

See also

References

  1. ^ Annai Teresa College of Education Official Website
  2. ^ J.K.K.Nattraja College of Arts and Science Official Website
  3. ^ J.K.K.Nattraja College of Arts and Science approved by Periyar University
  4. ^ J.K.K.Nattraja College of Engineering and Technology Official Website
  5. ^ J.K.K.Nattraja College of Engineering and Technology affiliated to Anna University
  6. ^ The Indian Pharmaceutical Association Annual Activity Report 2014–2015)
  7. ^ Health & Family Welfare Department(Government of Tamil Nadu)
  8. ^ Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University)
  9. ^ Vidhyaa Giri College of Arts and Science Official Website

External links

  • Colleges in Tamil Nadu
  • Colleges in Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Government official website