Anna University - Chennai, Amaravati

Amaravati, Tamil Nadu

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About Anna University - Chennai

Anna University was established in the year 1978 and was formed by integrating four technical institutes in Chennai, namely College of Engineering (established in 1794), Alagappa College of Technology (established in 1944), Madras Institute of Technology (established in 1949) and School of Architecture & Planning (established in 1957). The university is named after the former Chief Minister of the state, Dr. C N Annadurai.

The institute offers Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in the field of Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Applied Sciences. The institutes also promote research programmes and foster cooperation between academics and industrial communities.

Currently, Anna University has 4 department campuses i.e. CEG, MIT, ACT and SAP campuses along with 13 Constituent Colleges, 3 Regional Campuses at Tirunelveli, Madurai & Coimbatore, and 593 colleges (Government, Government Aided and Self-Financing Colleges) are affiliated to the University.

The University offers 29 Under Graduate and 90 Post Graduate courses in various disciplines with 16007 students pursuing degree programmes every year. The University is having 14023 Ph. D. Scholars on roll in the field of Science, Engineering and Technology.


University Grant Commission:

  • University with Potential for Excellence by the University Grant Commission (UGC).

International Ranking:

  • Ranked 201 in QS 2017-2018 Ranking in the field of Engineering and Chemical by the World University Ranking.


  • Sixth Best University
  • Eighth Best Engineering College
  • Thirteenth Best in Overall Category


  • Re-accredited ‘A' grade in 2014

Entrance Exam accepted by Anna University:


  • The University conducts Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) for admission in Post Graduate courses.


  • Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) is a counselling process conducted by Anna University for admissions in Under Graduate courses.


  • Anna University is the first university to develop a satellite named ANUSAT.
  • The university got selected for supporting the Tamil Nadu Innovation Initiative Scheme.
  • The university has signed 41 MOUs with Foreign Universities and 26 MOUs with National-level Universities and Institutes. 


Master of Philosophy
For 5 Years | Fulltime | Oncampus



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  They all were government faculty and majority of them are experienced and also have a long teaching experience



March 27th, 2018

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Sroban Kumar Mondal B.Tech / B.E.  Student


As we all are aware that this university is in Chennai and I have done my graduation in Mechanical Engineering from this university only and in the year 2016 I have cleared my graduation from this university and because this was a government university so the fee for the course was Rs 45000 PA and we had all the facilities in the campus which a student wants. For the admissions, I...  Read Full Review


Yes, there were many companies who came to the campus and many students from the batch got selected.


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May 31st, 2018


Divyapriya MBA / PGDM  Student


I am right now In the 2nd year and the last semester of the course and my final year examinations are soon coming and then my course will come to an end but for taking admission here I have passed the TANCET Examination and because this was a government University so that is why the fee of this college is also very less which is Rs 20,000 per year.   Read Full Review


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June 1st, 2018

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Flora Nelson MBA  Student


Anna University is one of the best University in the State and it is a Government University and For taking admissions here I have given the DET examinations and then took admission and I have also done my graduation from this same University and the annual fee of the course was Rs 40,000 per year. From 2016 to 2018 I have studied here.   Read Full Review


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A candidate will be eligible to apply for the M.Phil course offered by the university if he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria. Candidates must have completed Post Graduation from recognized university in 10+2+3+2 years pattern in following subjects:

  • Mathematics: M.Sc. (Mathematics/Applied Mathematics)
  • Physics: M.Sc. (Physics/Medical Physics/Materials Science)
  • Chemistry: M.Sc. (Chemistry/Applied Chemistry)
  • English: M.A. (English)
  • Crystal Science: M.A. (Physics/Material Science/Medical Physics/Chemistry/Applied Chemistry)
  • Applied Geology: M.A (Geology/Applied Geology)

The admissions to M.Phil course offered by the university will be through the Entrance examination conducted by the university only.

The Schedule of the admission procedure of 2016 is given below: 

Commencement of online registration of application  25th May 2016
Last date od registration of application 08th June 2016
Date of Entrance Examination 26th June 2016


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The syllabus of the courses offered by the college can be checked by the following steps:

  • Step 1: Candidate can visit the official website of anna university i.e.
  • Step 2: click on the academic courses tab
  • Step 3: On the right-hand side of the academic course page candidate can click on the "Curriculum and Syllabii" to get the complete syllabus.


Anna University was started with the goals to provide quality high education to each and every student irrespective of their social and economic background. The University provides a lot of Scholarship options to its meticulous students to encourage these students.

Here is a list of Scholarship provided by Anna University:

MBC/BC Scholarship: Candidates belonging to BC and MBC category and enrolled in a full time programme and have a family income below Rs. 2, 00, 000 are eligible to apply for this particular scholarship. The candidate applying for the scholarship needs to produce the income proof of the family to avail this scholarship.

Scholarship for Reserved Category: Candidates belonging to the reserved category of SC and ST and have a family income below Rs. 2, 50,000 are eligible for the scholarship. Also, the students belonging to Christian minority (SC/ST) and family income less than 2, 00,000 can also apply for the scholarship.

Chief Minister Scholarship for SC/ST students: A group of candidates depending on the marks scored in the 10+2 and belongs to reserved category are eligible for the Chief Minister Award. To claim this particular scholarship no need to have a certain family income.

Higher Education Scholarship for SC/ST: Candidates belonging to SC/ST and Christian SC/ST with the family income below 2, 00,000 can apply for Higher Education Scholarship of Anna University.


Anna University has recently declared the result for the undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the academic year 2017-2018. The result was declared on the official website of the university i.e. Candidates who have already appeared for the examinations and are waiting for their results need to visit the mentioned official website and login with the registration number and respective date of birth. Once the required information was filled candidate will be able to check their result as it will appear on the screen.

There is a pre-defined minimum qualifying score, which a candidate needs to obtain to qualify the examination. The candidate who has appeared for the final year of the degree programme can also check their respective results once it is declared. Such candidates can also demand the provisional mark sheet if they need the same to apply for higher studies or job purposes.

Steps to check Anna University Result

Candidates who wish to check their results can follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the university i.e.
  • Step 2: On the homepage, the candidate needs to visit the “controller of examination” page.
  • Step 3: On this particular page candidate can see links to see the result of a particular course and candidate needs to click the same.
  • Step 4: Candidate needs to log in with the registration number and date of birth followed by a captcha.
  • Step 5: Candidate needs to click on the login option to see the result.

In case a candidate is not satisfied with his or her result the Anna University give them a chance to demand the re-evaluation of their answer sheet. To apply for the re-evaluation process candidate needs to fill an application form which needs to be submitted within the date of re-evaluation of answer sheets. The candidate also needs to pay the mentioned fee as guided by the University.


Anna University follows the Reservation policy as directed by the central as well as state government of Tamil Nadu. Other than providing the scholarship for the students who deserve, the university also has reserved seats for the students belonging to different categories.

Reservation Policy of Anna University:


Percentage of Seats Reserved

Open Competition (OC)


Backward Class (BC)


Backward Class Muslim (BCM)


Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities (MBC and DNC)


Scheduled Caste (SC)


Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)





Dr.T.Kannadasan - Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology (HCET)

Position: Principal

P.Anbukarasi - Chennai Academy of Architecture and Design - CAAD

Position: Associate Professor

Education: B.Arch, M.Arch

Dr. K. SIVA - Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology (HCET)

Position: HOD - Mechanical Engineering

Speciality: Welding ,Surface Engineering

Education: B.E.,M.E.,Ph.D

Dr. C. Palanisamy
Dr. C. Palanisamy - Bannari Amman Institute of Technology

Position: Principal

Dr.J.Suganthi - Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology (HCET)

Position: HOD - Computer Science & Engineering

Education: M.E , Ph.D.


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