List of institutions of higher education in Tamil Nadu

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Tamil Nadu is home to some of the most reputed institutes for higher education in India. Some of the highly reputed engineering institutes include the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, College of Engineering, Guindy, Madras Institute of Technology, and National Institute of Technology, Trichy. Some prestigious institutes for medical education include the Madras Medical College and the Stanley Medical College.

Universities[edit]

Public Universities[edit]

State Government Universities[edit]

No. University Name Location District Support Specialization Estd Weblink
1 Alagappa University Karaikudi Sivagangai State Humanities, Sciences 1985 [1]
2 Anna University Chennai Chennai State Engineering 1978 [2]
3 Annamalai University Annamalai nagar Chidambaram State Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, Agri 1929 [3]
4 Bharathiar University Coimbatore Coimbatore State Humanities, Sciences 1982 [4]
5 Bharathidasan University Trichy Trichy State Humanities, Sciences 1982 [5]
6 Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai Madurai State Humanities, Sciences 1965 [6]
7 Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli Tirunelveli State Humanities, Sciences 1992 [7]
8 Mother Teresa Women's University Kodaikanal Kodaikanal State Humanities, Sciences 1984 [8]
9 The Tamil Nadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University Chennai Chennai State Medical 1989
10 Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University Chennai Chennai State Law 1998 [9]
11 Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore Coimbatore State Agriculture 1971 [10]
12 Periyar University Salem Salem State Humanities, Sciences 1998 [11]
13 Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Chennai Chennai State Veterinary 1990 [12]
14 Tamil University Thanjavur Thanjavur State Humanities, Sciences 1981 [13]
15 Thiruvalluvar University Vellore Vellore State Humanities, Sciences 2003 [14]
16 University of Madras Chennai Chennai State Humanities, Sciences 1857 [15]
17 Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University Chennai Chennai State Education 2008 [16]
18 Tamil Nadu Open University Chennai Chennai State 2004 [17]
19 Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University Chennai Chennai State Sports 2005 [18]
20 Tamil Nadu Horticulture University Coimbatore Coimbatore State Horticultural Science 2011 [19]
21 Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Nagapattinam Nagapattinam State Fisheries & Aqua Culture Proposed (as per Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Act, 2012) [20]

Central Government Universities[edit]

No. University Name Location District Support Specialization Estd
1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai Chennai Center Engineering 1959
2 Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing Chennai Chennai Center Engineering
3 National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli Trichy Trichy Center Engineering 1964
4 National Institute of Technology, Puducherry Karaikal Karaikal Center Engineering 2009
5 Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli Trichy Trichy Center Management 2011
6 Central University of Tamil Nadu Tiruvarur Tiruvarur Center Humanities, Sciences
7 Central Leather Research Institute Chennai Chennai Center Leather Research 1948
8 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles & Management Coimbatore Coimbatore Center Textile Processing 2002
9 Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology Thanjavur Thanjavur Center Crop Research 1967
10 Gandhigram Rural Institute Dindigal Dindigal Center
11 Bharathidasan Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli Bharathidasan University Management 1984
12 National Institute of Fashion Technology Chennai Chennai Center Fashion Design
13 Indian Institute of Handloom Technology Salem Salem Center Handloom Technology 1960
14 Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture Chennai Chennai Center Aquaculture 1987

State & Central Government Joint Support Universities[edit]

No. University Name Location District Support Specialization Estd
1 Institute of Mathematical Sciences Chennai Chennai Department of Atomic Energy 1962
2 Indian Maritime University Chennai Chennai Maritime Studies 2008
3 Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (India) Chennai Chennai Department of Chemicals and fertilizers Chemicals 1968
4 Chennai Mathematical Institute (Deemed) Chennai Chennai Center-aided Mathematics 1989
5 Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS) (Autonomous) Chennai Chennai 1971
6 Anna Institute of Management Chennai Chennai State 1811
7 Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (Autonomous) Karaikudi Sivagangai CSIR electrochemical 1948
8 Tamil Virtual Academy (Tamil Nadu) Chennai Chennai Tamil Nadu Government Tamil Language 2001

Private (Deemed to be) Universities[edit]

No. University Name Location District Support Specialization Estd
1 AMET University Chennai Chennai Private Marine 1993
2 Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities 1994
3 Avinashilingam University Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities 1987
4 Bharat University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
5 B. S. Abdur Rahman University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
6 Kalasalingam University Madurai Madurai Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
7 Hindustan University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering,Medicine,Arts and Humanities 1985
8 Karpagam University Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Engineering, Arts, Science and Humanities
9 Karunya University Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
10 Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute Chennai Chennai Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
11 Noorul Islam University Thuckalay Kanyakumari district Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
12 Periyar Maniammai University Thanjavur Thanjavur Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
14 Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University - Coimbatore Campus[1] Coimbatore Coimbatore Private Special education,Computer and Agriculture 2005
15 Sathyabama University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
16 Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy Thanjavur Thanjavur Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
17 Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute Chennai Chennai Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
18 SRM University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities 1986
19 Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research Chennai Chennai Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
20 Vels University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
21 Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation, Deemed University Salem Salem Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
22 VIT University Vellore Vellore Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
23 Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya Kanchipuram district Kanchipuram district Private Engineering,Medicine and Humanities
24 Chettinad University Chennai Chennai Private Medicine 2008
25 Saveetha University Chennai Chennai Private Engineering and Medicine 2005

Colleges Affiliated to Universities[edit]

Name of the College Category University Affiliation Location District Support Estd Rating or Rank
American College, Madurai Science M.K Madurai Madurai Aided
National Institute of Siddha Medical Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Chennai Chennai Aided
Coimbatore Institute of Technology Engg Anna Coimbatore Coimbatore Aided
Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi
Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology Engg Anna Chennai Chennai
BannariAmman Institute of Technology Engg Anna Sathiyamangalam Erode
Alpha Arts & Science College
Adi Parasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur
Angel College of Engineering,Tirupur
Bharathidasan Institute of Management
Sona College of Technology, Salem
Christian Medical College Medical Autonomous Vellore
CMS College of Science and Commerce Science and Commerce Autonomous Coimbatore Coimbatore
Coimbatore Institute of Technology Engg Autonomous Coimbatore Coimbatore
Film and Television Institute of Tamil nadu (FTIT)
Government College of Technology, Coimbatore
Government College of Engineering, Salem
Great Lakes Institute of Management
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science
IIKM Business School, Chennai
Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing Kancheepuram
Kancheepuram (IIITD&M Kancheepuram)]]
Indra Ganesan College of Engineering
Institute of Road and Transport Technology, Erode
IRT Perundurai Medical College, Erode
Islamiah College, Vaniyambadi
J.A Institute of Engineering and Technology
Jeppiaar Engineering College, Chennai
Meenakshi college of Engineering, Chennai
Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology
Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, Virudhunagar
Karapagam Arts and Science College
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
Kongu Institutions, Erode
KODAI INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL www.auiedu.com AIMA, Bharathiar University KODAIKANAL, TAMILNADU www.auiedu.com
K.S.Rangasamy College Of Technology, Tiruchengode
Kumararani Meena Muthiah College of Arts & Science
Loyola College
Loyola Institute of Business Administration
Madras Medical College
Maharaja Engineering College
Mailam Engineering College ENGG ANNA UNIVERSITY TINDIVANAM VILLUPURAM SELF FINANCING 1998
MAM College of Engineering and Technology Engineering Anna University Trichy Self-financing 2008
MAMCE Engineering Anna University Trichy Self-financing 1998
Marudupandiyar College of Arts and Science,Thanjavur
Mazharul Uloom Arts & Commerce College, Ambur
Mepco Schlenk Engineering College Engg Anna Sivakasi Virudhunagar private
Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology Engineering Anna University Pudukkottai Pudukkottai Self Financing 2001
Mount Zion College of Nursing Nursing Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Pudukkottai Pudukkottai Self Financing 2009
Nazareth College of Arts & Science
Nazareth College of Education for Women
Parisutham Institute of Technology & Science
Paavai Engineering College
Paavai College of Engineering
Presidency College
PSG College of Arts and Science
PSG College of Technology
Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai Engineering Anna University Thandalam Chennai Private 1997
Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore
Rathinam College of Arts and Science
Ragas Dental College & Hospital
Ranipettai Engineering College, Walaja
RMK Engineering College
RMD Engineering College
RMK College of Engineering and Technology
S.A Engineering College
Shree Venkateshwara Hi-Tech Engineering College
Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology
Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
SSN College of Engineering
St. Peter's Engineering College[disambiguation needed]
St. Joseph College of Education B.Ed., (Education) Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University Kalakad Road, Kadamboduvalvu, Nanguneri Tirunelveli Self-financed 2007
St. Joseph's College of Engineering
St. Thomas College, Chennai
Sona College of Technology, Salem
Selvam College of Technology, Namakkal Engineering Anna University ponnusamynager,Namakkal Namakkal
M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering Engineering Anna University Karur Karur Un-Aided
Government Arts College, Karur Arts & Science Bharathidasan University Karur karur Government
Stanley Medical College
Thanjavur Medical College
The New College
Thiagarajar College of Engineering
Thiagarajar School of Management
Thiruthangal Nadar College
Tirunelveli Medical College
Valliammai Engineering College,chennai
Vickram College of Engineering
Velalar College of Engineering and Technology
Velammal College of Engineering and Technology
Velammal Engineering College
Paavai Engineering College
Women's Christian College, Chennai
Coimbatore Medical College
Dr.MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women

Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College of Education || Education || Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University || Uthiramerur || Kanchipuram || || 2006

! College of Agricultural Technology || Agriculture || Tamil Nadu Agricultural University || Kullapuram || Theni ||Self Financed||2010|| ! INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERESITY

Constituent Colleges of Universities[edit]

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 Chennai

See also[edit]

* [Colleges in Tamil Nadu]] [http://www.tn.gov.in/departments/hedu.html/ * [Colleges in Tamil Nadu from Tamil Nadu Government official website

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University". http://www.vihrdc.org/. Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya. Retrieved 20 August 2014.