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Anna University, Chennai

7.9 / 10

Based on 33 Student Reviews

About Anna University, Chennai


Anna University, Chennai was established in 1978 and was named after the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Late Dr. C.N. Annadurai. It is situated in the southern part of the Chennai city. The main campus is sprawled across 189 acres. Anna University, Chennai houses four highly reputed institutions such as Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), College of Engineering, Guindy, Alagappa College of Technology, and School of Architecture and Planning (SAP).

The University has 13 Constituent Colleges, 3 Regional Campuses at Tirunelveli, Madurai, and Coimbatore. Over the years, the Anna University affiliated colleges have risen to 593, consisting of six government engineering colleges, 426 self-financing colleges, and three government-aided private institutions. All these institutions are located in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Anna University offers numerous undergraduate and postgraduate courses in multiple specializations, 29 UG and 90 PG Programmes in various disciplines in the University Departments and 41 UG and 57 PG programmes in its constituent colleges. About 1,6007 students in the university departments are pursuing their degree program and about 7,21,276 students in the affiliated institutions are pursuing their degree program. Anna University is proud to have 14023 Ph.D. scholars on the roll in Science, Engineering, and Technology.

Anna University admission is based on the entrance exam which is conducted by the university. Two state-level exams TNEA and TANCET are also conducted by the university. Anna University also offers distance education to those candidates who couldn’t enroll in regular college. The University is offering professional programs like MBA, MCA through correspondence mode and M.Sc through E-learning mode. Distance Education Entrance Test is conducted by the university for admissions to the MBA and MCA programs.

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Anna University Highlights:

Year of Establishment

1978

Approvals

AICTE

Recognitions

UGC, IRS, NHIID, NCSCM, NIRF, MCI, DCI, INC, AYUSH, RCI, etc.

Accreditations

NAAC

Infrastructure

Computer Labs, Cafeteria, Laboratory, Library, Auditorium, Gym, Classrooms, etc.

Campus Area

189 acres

No. of Students

16,000+

Address

Sardar Patel Road, Old Highways Building, Guindy Chennai - 600025 Tamil Nadu, India

Anna University Contact Number

044-22357077 , 22357073 , 22357076 , 22357264 , 22357265

Anna University Courses

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate

Anna University Fees

Anna University Rankings:

Anna University, Chennai rankings are mentioned below.

  • Anna University was ranked 201 in the World University Ranking as per QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) for Faculty of Engineering and Chemical in 2017-2018
  • University Library was ranked 7th in e-resources usage in all over India and stands 1st in Tamil Nadu
  • Anna University was ranked in 10th place in India overall by the National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF] in 2017.
  • Ranked in 4th place among Top Universities by NIRF in 2017.
  • Ranked in 8th place in the Engineering category by NIRF in 2017.

Anna University Departments:

Anna University, Chennai offers numerous undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various specializations in each department, the following are the list of departments in the university.

  • Faculty of Technology
    • Department of Biotechnology
    • Department of CECRI
    • Department of Ceramic Technology
    • Department of Chemical Engineering
    • Department of Leather Technology
    • Rubber and Plastic Technology
    • Department of Textile Technology
    • Department of Applied Science Technology
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
    • Building Technology Center
    • Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management
    • Centre for Environmental Studies
    • Centre for Water Resources
    • Department of Civil Engineering
    • Division of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Management
    • Division of Transportation Engineering
    • Institute for Ocean Management
    • Institute of Remote Sensing
    • Structural Engineering Division
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Automobile Engineering
    • Department of Industrial Engineering
    • Department of Manufacturing Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Department of Mining Engineering
    • Department of Printing Technology
    • Institute of Energy Studies
    • Manufacturing Systems Management
    • Production Technology
  • Faculty of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
    • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering
    • Centre for Medical Electronics
    • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    • Department of Computer Technology
    • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
    • Department of Electronics Engineering
    • Department of Information Science and Technology
    • Department of Information Technology
    • Ramanujan Computing Centre
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
    • Department of Management Studies
  • Faculty of Science and Humanities
    • Department of Chemistry
    • Department of English
    • Department of Geology
    • Department of Mathematics
    • Department of Media Studies
    • Department of Medical Physics
    • Department of Physics
  • Faculty of Architecture and Planning
    • Department of Architecture
    • Department of Planning

Anna University Courses:

The Anna University offers many undergraduate and postgraduate courses in multiple specializations, 29 undergraduate and 90 postgraduate Programmes in various disciplines in the University Departments and 41 undergraduate and 57 postgraduate programmes in Affiliated Institutions. Listed below are some of the popular fields and the Anna University courses list, that students pursue:

Disciplines

Courses

Specializations

Engineering BE Civil Engineering
Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering
Geoinformatics
Mechanical Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering
Automobile Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mining Engineering
Printing Technology
Production Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
B.Tech       Chemical Engineering
Food Technology
Pharmaceutical Technology
Industrial Bio-Technology
Rubber and Plastics Technology
Textile Technology
Leather Technology
Ceramic Technology
Apparel Technology
Petroleum Engineering and Technology
ME               Structural Engineering
Construction Engineering and Management
Irrigation Water Management
Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Environmental Management
Remote Sensing and Geomatics
Integrated Water Resources Management
Internal Combustion Engineering
Energy Engineering
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Thermal Engineering
Engineering Design
Aeronautical Engineering
Automobile Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechatronics
Manufacturing Systems and Management
Product Design and Development
Quality Engineering Management
Computer-Aided Design
Printing and Packaging Technology
Aerospace Technology
M.Tech Coastal Management
Chemical Engineering
Textile Technology
Ceramic Technology
Petroleum Refining and Petro-Chemicals
Polymer Science and Engineering
Environmental Science and Technology
Biotechnology
BioPharmaceutical Technology
Rubber Technology
Leather Technology
Footwear Science and Engineering
Nano Science and Technology
Food Technology
Industrial Safety and Hazards and Management
Computational Biology
Architecture B.Arch  
M.Arch Landscape architecture
Digital Architecture
M.Plan  
Science M.Sc Applied Mathematics
Medical Physics
Applied Chemistry
Applied Geology
Materials Science
Environmental Science
Electronic Media
Computer Science [5 years]
Information Technology [5 years]
Electronic Media [5 years]
Research M.Phil  Mathematics
Physics
Crystal Science
Chemistry
English
Medical Physics
Management  MBA  
MBA (Tourism)  
Doctorate Ph.D    Management Studies
Environmental Science
Electrical Engineering
Water Resources Engineering
Geology
Information Technology
Chemical Engineering
Product Design and Development
Communication System
Computer Science and Engineering

Anna University Engineering:

Anna University houses the College of Engineering [CEG], Guindy and Madras Institute of Technology [MIT]. It updates the syllabus for each course to meet the challenges in the changing industry. It has well-equipped laboratory facilities and the classrooms are equipped with the latest technologies. The courses are taught by highly qualified and experienced faculty members. Many organizations visit for recruiting the students. Below is the list of available streams offered by Anna University for the B.E/ B.Tech and M.E/ M.Tech courses:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering
  • Geoinformatics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Printing Technology
  • Production Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Industrial Bio-Technology
  • Rubber and Plastics Technology
  • Textile Technology
  • Leather Technology
  • Ceramic Technology
  • Apparel Technology
  • Petroleum Engineering and Technology

Anna University MBA:

Anna University offers a general MBA and MBA in tourism for the students. The admission for the MBA courses is based on the TANCET entrance examination followed by counselling. The university makes sure that the maximum number of students gets placed and get industry exposure with leading organizations. The Centre for University and Industrial Collaboration (CUIC/Placement cell) provides the infra-structural facilities to conduct group discussions, tests and interviews besides catering to other logistics

  • Master of Business Administration [MBA]
  • Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Tourism)
  • Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Part-time)
    • General Management
    • Technology Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Financial Services Management
    • Health Services Management
    • Operations Management
    • Hospitality and Tourism Management

Anna University Planning and Architecture:

Anna University houses the School of Architecture and Planning which offers B.Arch, M.Arch and M.Plan programmes. The undergraduate course is on five-year duration with the uniqueness of the course content on a semester devoted to practical training under the skilled guidance of practising architect and another semester on design thesis on exploring the individual student's area of interest. The postgraduate course in Digital and Landscape architecture of two-year duration has been structured with the deliberations towards responding to the global change, societal and professional needs. Below are a list of streams offered :

  • Master of Architecture [M.Arch]
    • Landscape Architecture
    • Digital Architecture

Anna University Distance Education:

Anna University, Chennai offers distance learning courses that make education even more accessible to everyone, below are the list of distance education courses.

  • Master of Business Administration [MBA]
    • General Management
    • Technology Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Financial Services Management
    • Health Services Management
    • Operations Management
    • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Master of Computer Applications [MCA]
  • Master of Science [M.Sc]
    • Computer Science

Anna University Science and Humanities Courses:

Anna University offers postgraduate courses such as M.Sc [3 years/ 5 years] and M.Phil in the following streams.

  • Master of Science [M.Sc]
    • Applied Mathematics
    • Medical Physics
    • Applied Chemistry
    • Applied Geology
    • Materials Science
    • Environmental Science
    • Electronic Media
    • Computer Science [5 years]
    • Information Technology [5 years]
    • Electronic Media [5 years]
  • Master of Philosophy [M. Phil]
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Crystal Science
    • Chemistry
    • English
    • Medical Physics

Anna University Collaborations:

Below is the list of MoUs with the Foreign Universities.

MoUs:

  • The Swinburne University of Technology, Australia      
  • Ryerson University, Canada      
  • Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France           
  • University of Angers, France      
  • The Université François Rabelais in Tours, France         
  • Leibniz Universitat, Hannover   
  • Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
  • Politecnico Di Milano, Italy    
  • Osaka City University, Japan  
  • Shizuoka University, Japan       
  • Yokohama National University, Japan
  • Hiroshima University, Japan
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Chubu University, Japan           
  • National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), Japan
  • Riga Technical University, Latvia        
  • Universidad Autonoma Del Estado De Morelas, Mexico  
  • Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia           
  • The University of Amsterdam, Netherland            
  • NANSEN Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC), Norway  
  • PNG University of Technology, Papua New Guinea
  • The University of Zululand, South Africa
  • KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden     
  • Universitat Bern, Switzerland            
  • Taipei Medical University, Taiwan        
  • National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan   
  • The National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiwan          
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan   
  • The University of Westminster, UK      
  • The University of Nottingham, UK            
  • Plymouth University, UK     
  • The University of Edinburgh, UK
  • International Forum for Information Technology in Tamil (INFITT), USA           
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, USA 
  • Oakland University, USA      
  • Temple University of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, USA
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, USA   
  • The University of Central Florida, USA       
  • LeTourneau University, USA   

Anna University Infrastructure Facilities:

Anna University facilities include the following.

  • The academic labs are well equipped.
  • The University Library with rich collections of books, journals, and magazines are available for the students.
  • Wi-Fi is enabled throughout the campus.
  • Separate hostels for boys and girls with mess facilities which provide breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner to the students.
  • Outdoor and Indoor sports facilities are available for the students.
  • The Health Centre provides medical assistance to the students.
  • Ramanujam Computing Centre is available for the students. 

Anna University FAQs:

Where is Anna University Chennai?

Anna University, Chennai is located in Sardar Patel Road, Old Highways Building, Guindy Chennai.

How to contact Anna University?

You can contact Anna University support at the Phone number 044-22357077, 22357073, 22357076, 22357264, 22357265

How to join Anna University?

Admission is based on previous academic results in qualifying examination, counseling will be performed for seat allocation. For MBA / MCA / M.E admissions, TANCET examination should be evident, even GATE score will be regarded for M.E admissions.

Anna University, Chennai Ranking


Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Nirf 9
MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Nirf 43
Architecture Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Nirf 12

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 33 Student's Reviews 7.9/10  
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 21/33 students

Student Reviews


Elwin
Elwin
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Petroleum Engineering), batch of 2021
9/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timings are from morning 8:30 am till  4:00 pm and projects exams and assignments are done a side by side simultaneously. The quality and method of teaching are quite good. The overall experience in the college is very great.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

The student societies is for the students to cherish. The main festival of the campus is the cultural event kuruksheshtra. The college life is really awesome.




Gopi
Gopi
Master of Engineering [ME] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2012
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timing are well defined, with more time for extra curricular activities, laboratory facilities are easy to access, overall it's made me a good engineer..




Sathish
Sathish
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2016
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

class timings are 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and 01:30 to 04:30 pm the staff members are very experienced and they have more than 20 years of experience over overall experience is good.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

a lot of students society is in our college symposium sports meet an annual cultural festival is there college life is better than the sculling.




Contact Details and Location


Address : Sardar Patel Road, Guindy, Tamil Nadu, India
Website : http://ceg.annauniv.edu/

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and accredited by UGC AICTE NAAC-A.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Medical
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Library
Auditorium
Hostel
Gym

Entrance Exams for Admission


Anna University, Chennai Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
GATE , TANCET
Master of Engineering [ME]
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
TANCET
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
Master of Computer Application [MCA]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Anna University Eligibility Criteria:

Course

Eligibility

BE/B.Tech
  • The Candidate must have completed class 12 curriculum prescribed by the Government of Tamilnadu with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as a subject or
  • The Candidate must have completed class 12 in Vocational stream (Vocational groups in Engineering / Technology) as prescribed by the Government of Tamilnadu or
  • The Candidate must possess the Diploma in Engineering / Technology awarded by the State Board of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu or any other authority accepted by the Syndicate of the university as equivalent.
B.Arch
  • The Candidate must have completed 12th or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
ME/M.Tech
  • The Candidate should have completed BE in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university or Diploma with AMIE degree along with two years of work experience.
MCA
  • The Candidate must have completed any Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% marks and with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 12th or graduation level from a recognized university.
M.Arch
  • The candidate should have completed B.Arch from a recognized university or the candidate should be AIIA qualified.
M.Sc
  • The Candidate should have completed B.Sc/ BCA/ BA [Journalism]/ B.Tech/ BE.
M.Phil
  • The candidate should have completed MA or M.Sc in the relevant discipline from a recognized university
Ph.D.
  • The candidate should have completed ME/ M.Tech/ MS by Research/ MBA/ PG Diploma in Management/ M.Arch/ M.Plan/ MCA in the relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate
MBA
  • The Candidate should have completed any Bachelor's degree with 50% marks from a recognized university

Anna University Admissions:

  • Candidates can apply offline or online.
  • Admissions will be based on past academic merit and scores in qualifying exams.

Courses and Fees Structure of Anna University, Chennai

See all Courses and Full Fee Structure
Anna University, Chennai Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Engineering [BE]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 92,940
Master of Science [MS]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 46,850
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 92,940
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 51,000

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Anna University, Chennai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 83,020
Master of Science [MS]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 46,850
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 51,000
Anna University, Chennai Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.10 Lakh
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 92,940
Anna University, Chennai Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [MS]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 46,850
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 51,000
Anna University, Chennai Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.10 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 92,940
Anna University, Chennai Architecture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [MS]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 46,850
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 51,000
Anna University, Chennai Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.40 Lakh

Discussion Forum



Q
Anna university distance education

I want to know about the distance education program of Anna University.

Asked By K.,

A
Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

In this context, Anna University has embarked on an ambitious Distance Education Programme for offering professional MBA, MCA, and M.Sc(in Computer Science and IT related areas).

For more details, you can visit the official website ie, 

https://www.annauniv.edu
 

 

 



Q
Anna university ranking in India

I would like to know the current ranking for Anna University in 2017

Asked By Kennet,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

According to the latest news of Hindustan times, the current ranking of Anna University is 6th.

Anna University is 6th rank followed by JNU Delhi.

Thank you.



Q
Anna university top 10 colleges

I want to know top 10 colleges under Anna University.

Asked By Devdhar,

A
Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

Top 10 colleges of Anna University 2017 as follows.

  • PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore
  • Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi
  • Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
  • Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai
  • Velammal Engineering College, Chennai
  • Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Kancheepuram
  • Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai
  • Easwari Engineering College, Chennai
  • Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi
  • Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur
  • Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore
  • Kongu Engineering College, Erode
  • Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Erode
  • Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore
  • Meenakshi Sundararajan College, Chennai
  • Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai

For more details visit the official website of Anna University



Q
Anna university Coimbatore address.

I want to know the official address of Anna University Coimbatore address.

Asked By Prabhnjan.s,

A
Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

The official address of Anna University as follows.

Kanuvai Rd,

Somayampalayam,

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641108

The contact number of Anna University is 0422 694 2501



Q
Could I get some information about the notable alumini of Anna University.

As Anna University is one of the most reputed Universities in India, I would like to know some familiar and notable people who passed out of the university

Asked By Sarah,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

Anna University being one of the most reputed universities in India has a good number of notable alumni such as 

  • A. C. Muthiah, Indian industrialist, and ex-President, Board of Control for Cricket in India
  • Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian film actor, and Producer
  • Anumolu Ramakrishna, Former Deputy Managing Director of Larsen & Toubro and Padma Bhushan recipient.
  • Avinash Kak, professor of electrical and computer engineering, Purdue University.
  • Bhargav Sri Prakash, Founder of FriendsLearn and Product Lead of frooyo. Hedge Fund Manager.
  • Crazy Mohan, Tamil comedy actor, script writer, and playwright
  • Dhiraj Rajaram, founder of Mu Sigma Inc
  • Gopalapuram Parthasarathy, diplomat, and author, former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Australia and Myanmar and many more 
  • Kavithalaya Krishnan, a Tamil film and television actor



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