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University of Madras, Chennai

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About University of Madras, Chennai


The University of Madras was established in 1867 and is modeled after the London University. It is located in Chennai and is one of the oldest institutions of the country and the region. It was one of the first five institutes to be deemed as the "University with Potential of Excellence [UPE]" by the UGC. It has also been awarded grade 'A' by NAAC.

Over the years, the University's area of jurisdiction has been limited to three districts of Tamil Nadu. The University has 4 campuses, namely, Chepauk, Marina, Gunidy, and Taramani. The Madras University Admissions are for undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, doctorate, etc., courses through their affiliated institutions. The University has some notable alumni that have gone on to become Nobel Laureates, Presidents of India, Statesmen, Chief Justice of India, Ministers, Administrators, Distinguished Researchers, and Academicians.

Multiple departments of the University have received funding and research support from international and national agencies such as, UGC, DST, DBT, CSIR, ICSSR, ICHR, Central and State Governments. Moreover, many institutes have also collaborated with Indian and International University to promote student-teacher exchange programmes.

The University offers a Choice Based Credit System [CBCS] curriculum, which gives students flexibility in choosing their desired courses. The quality of education is maintained by the affiliated institutes as well. In 2017, 9 colleges were in the Top 100 List of the National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF] rankings. Moreover, many colleges have also received the grade 'A' by NAAC. Twenty-three colleges have become autonomous while being affiliated.


University of Madras, [UNOM] Chennai Quick Links:

SI. No. Table of Contents
1 Highlights
2 Schools
3 Centres
4 Distance Education
5 Eligibility Criteria
6 Admissions
7 Hostel Details

University of Madras, [UNOM] Chennai Highlights:

Year of Establishment

1857  

Type of Institution

University with Potential for Excellence

Approvals

UGC  

Recognitions

Grade 'A' by NAAC, NIRF  

Madras University Phone Number

2539 9422, 2539 9746  

Madras University Address

Navalar Nagar, Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600005, India.  

Madras University Courses

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, Doctorate, Masters


University of Madras, [UNOM] Chennai Schools:

  • School of Historical Studies
    • Department of Ancient History and Archaeology
    • Department of Indian History
  • School of Social Sciences
    • Department of Adult and Continuing Education
    • Department of Anthropology
    • Department of Criminology
    • Department of Education
    • Department of Psychology
    • Department of Sociology
    • Department of Women's Studies
    • Centre for Cyber Forensics and Information Security
    • Department of Social Work
    • Department of Counselling Psychology
  • School of Political and International Studies
    • Department of Anna Centre for Public Affairs
    • UGC - Centre for South and Southeast Asian Studies
    • Department of Defence and Strategic Studies
    • Department of Legal Studies
    • Department of Politics and Public Administration
  • School of Economics
    • Centre for Population Studies
    • Department of Dr. Ambedkar Centre for Economic Studies
    • Department of Econometrics
    • Department of Economics
  • School of Philosophy and Religious Thought
    • Department of Christian Studies
    • JBAS Center for Islamic Studies
    • Department of Jainology
    • Department of Philosophy
    • Department of Saiva Siddhanta
    • Department of Vaishnavism
  • School of Fine and Performance Arts
    • Department of Indian Music
  • School of English and Foreign Languages
    • Department of English
    • Department of French
  • School of Tamil and other Dravidian Languages
    • Department of Kannada
    • Department of Malayalam
    • Department of Tamil Language
    • Department of Tamil Literature
    • Department of Telugu
    • Department of Center for Thirukkural Research
    • Department of Sangapalagai for Tamil Development
  • School of Sanskrit and Other Indian Languages
    • Department of Arabic, Persian and Urdu
    • Department of Hindi
    • Department of Sanskrit
  • School of Management Studies
    • Department of Commerce
    • Department of Management Studies
    • Center for Infrastructural Management Studies
  • School of Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science
    • Department of Computer Science
    • Department of Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics
    • Department of Statistics
  • School of Information and Communication Studies
    • Department of Journalism and Communication
    • Department of Library & Information Science
  • School of Earth and Atmospheric Science
    • Department of Applied Geology
    • Department of Geography
    • Department of Geology
    • Centre for Environmental Sciences
    • Centre for Natural Hazards and Disaster Studies
    • Center for Water Resource Management
  • School of Chemical Sciences
    • Department of Analytical Chemistry
    • Department of Energy
    • Department of Inorganic Chemistry
    • Department of Organic Chemistry
    • Department of Physical Chemistry
    • Department of Polymer Science
  • School of Physical Sciences
    • Department of Central Instrumentation and Service Laboratory
    • Department of Crystallography and Biophysics
    • Department of Nuclear Physics
    • Department of Theoretical Physics
    • Department of Network Systems and Information Technology
    • Department of Material Science
  • School of Life Sciences
    • Department of Biochemistry
    • Department of Biotechnology
    • Department of Centre for Advanced Study in Botany
    • Centre for Ocean and Coastal Studies
    • Department of Zoology
    • Department of Bio-informatics
  • School of Basic Medical Sciences
    • Department of Anatomy
    • Department of Endocrinology
    • Department of Genetics
    • Department of Medical Biochemistry
    • Department of Microbiology
    • Department of Pathology
    • Department of Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology
    • Department of Physiology
  • School of Nano Science and Photonics
    • National Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology
    • National Centre for Ultrafast Process
  • Department of Physical Education
    • Department of Physical Education and Sports

University of Madras, [UNOM] Chennai Centres:

  • Center for Infrastructural Management Studies
  • Center for Water Resource Management
  • Centre for Cyber Forensics and Information Security
  • Centre for Environmental Sciences
  • Centre for Natural Hazards and Disaster Studies
  • Centre for Ocean and Coastal Studies
  • Centre for Population Studies
  • Centre for Research Dravidian Movement
  • JBAS Center for Islamic Studies
  • National Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology
  • National Centre for Ultrafast Process
  • Rajiv Gandhi Chair in Contemporary Studies
  • UGC - Centre for South and Southeast Asian Studies

University of Madras, [UNOM] Chennai Institute of Distance Education:

  • The Madras University IDE - Institute of Distance Education was established in 1981.
  • It offers 22 Undergraduate, 23 Postgraduate, 5 Professional, 16 Diploma, and 12 Certificate courses.
  • The University provides high-quality study material in self-learning format for the students. 
  • Admissions occur through the Academic Year Admissions, Calendar Year Admissions, Spot Admission, and Study Centres.
  • IDE has 30 Spot Admission Centres throughout Tamil Nadu, 50 Study Centres in various states, and 11 overseas.
  • 160000 students are enrolled in these distance education courses. 

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 17 Student's Reviews
Overall Rating
Academics
Fees
Placements
Infrastructure
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Great
3
Average
7
Needs Improvement
5
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 9/17 students

Contact Details and Location


Address : Navalar Nagar, Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600005, India.
Website : http://www.unom.ac.in

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to University of Madras, Chennai and accredited by UGC NAAC-A NIRF.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Medical
Library
Auditorium
Hostel
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Gym

Entrance Exams for Admission


University of Madras, Chennai Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
TANCET
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
Post Graduate Diploma

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


University of Madras, [UNOM] Chennai Eligibility Criteria:

Course

Eligibility

MA

  • The candidate should have completed BA in the relevant discipline.

M.Phil/ P.hD

  • The candidate should have completed PG in the relevant discipline with 55% marks

M.Sc

  • The candidate should have completed B.Sc in the relevant discipline

M.Ed

  • The candidate should have Completed B.Ed

PG Diploma

  •  The candidates who have completed graduation in any discipline

M.Com

  • The candidates who have completed B.Com or any Commerce related graduation with 50% marks

LLM

  • The candidates who have completed graduation in Law with 50% marks

MBA

  • The candidate who have completed any degree with 50% marks

MCA

  • The candidates who have completed graduation in Computer related field/ Engineering with 50% marks

M.Tech

  • The candidates who have completed B.Tech in the relevant discipline

BA/ BBA/ BFA/ BCA/ B.Sc

  • The candidates should have completed their 10+2, or equivalent in Academic or Vocational

B.Com

  • The candidates should have completed their 10+2, or equivalent in Academic or Vocational with Accountancy and Commerce as subjects.

B.Com [Hons.]

  • The candidates should have completed their 10+2 with an aggregate of 75%, in Commerce, Accountancy, and Business Mathematics. 

Certificate Course

  • Candidates studying any UG degree courses in the college offering the certificate course or a qualification accepted by the Syndicate of this University as equivalent.

MAM

  • The candidates should have completed their 10+2, or equivalent in Academic or Vocational with at least 45% marks (40% for SC/ ST)

University of Madras, [UNOM] Chennai Admission Procedure:

  • The eligible candidates can apply online on the University website
  • The admission is based on the marks scored by the candidate in the entrance exam

Courses and Fees Structure of University of Madras, Chennai

See all Courses and Full Fee Structure
University of Madras, Chennai Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 28,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,720
University of Madras, Chennai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time

Master of Business Administration [MBA] Reviews


Murali
Murali
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2030
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10

My class timings is 9.30 am to 12.45 pm. There is so good and talented teacher.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

Students societies are good in the campus. The cultural is the main festival. My college life is superb.



Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,720
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
University of Madras, Chennai Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,720
University of Madras, Chennai Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Diploma in Science  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Online Rs. 3,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5,728
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,720
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
University of Madras, Chennai Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA] + Master of Arts [MA]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,500
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Diploma in Humanity Arts  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Master of Arts [MA]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,720
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Part Time Rs. 1,000
University of Madras, Chennai Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
Master of Journalism  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
University of Madras, Chennai Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,720
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
University of Madras, Chennai Paramedical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Paramedical  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
University of Madras, Chennai Hospitality Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Diploma in Hospitality  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
University of Madras, Chennai Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Laws [LLM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,000
University of Madras, Chennai Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 33,000
University of Madras, Chennai Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Master of Education [M.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 24,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,720
University of Madras, Chennai Pharmacy Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Doctorate of Medicine [MD]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 27,720
University of Madras, Chennai Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Online Rs. 1,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000

Hostel Details


University of Madras, [UNOM] Chennai Hostel Details:

  • Each of the 4 campuses of Madras University has at least one hostel.
  • All the hostels are Wi-Fi enabled.
  • The Madras University Infrastructure Facilities also include sports facilities, library, guest houses, etc.

Madras University hostel distribution:

Campus Women Men
Chepauk Mother Theresa -
Marina - Thiruvalluvar
Gunidy Avvai Bharathiar
Taramani Dr. Mutthulakshmi Reddy Bharathidasan

Discussion Forum



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University of Madras Distance education

I would like to know about the University of Madras Distance Education Program.

Asked By Deveshree,

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  • For information regarding Distance education program of the University of Madras.
  • The university of Madras offers courses in a various stream like MBA, MCA etc.
  • Please visit the official website ie, https://www.ideunom.ac.in.


Q
University of madras email address

I want to know the mailing address of university of madras.

Asked By Nirmal.P,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise
  • The mailing address of University of Madras, Chennai is  vc@unom.ac.in  
  • Contact no- 044 2539 9422.
  • For any other information please visit getmyuni.com


Q
University of Madras distance education exam time table 2017

I want to know about University of Madras distance education exam time table 2017.

Asked By Sai.,

A
Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

IDE Exam Time Table 2017 / Exam Schedule (Scheme/Dates) of Madras University (IDE) & May 2017 Exam Application Form

Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras will soon issue Exam Date Sheet for May 2017 annual exams for all PG, UG and Diploma Courses on its official website.

Students of BA, B.Com, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Com, MA, BBA, MBA, BCA, MCA and other Diploma, UG and PG Courses can download their exam dates of IDE from the below given link -

http://egovernance.unom.ac.in/idembaexam/login.asp

Read more: IDE Exam Dates 2017 of Madras University (IDE) & May 2017 Exam Application Form http://forum.careerportal.co.in/Thread-IDE-Exam-Dates-2017-of-Madras-University-IDE-May-2017-Exam-Application-Form#ixzz4fcJrsZOr
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University of Madras ranking

I would like to know about the current ranking university of madras ranking.

Asked By Ravis,

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  • Madras University has been consistently listed among top ranked universities for its academics and research output.
  • Internationally, the university was ranked 70th in the QS University Rankings: BRICS 2013.
  • Ranked by the number of international students the university is placed 1st in India and 11th among BRICS nations


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HI V. Dhanacheyan!

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  • Christ University, Bangalore
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