Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research

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The Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research (MAHER), commonly referred to as Meenakshi University, is a medical sciences university in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Meenakshi University was created by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and received approval of the University Grants Commission in accordance with the University Grants Commission Act of 1956.[citation needed] The current chancellor is Thiru A.N. Radhakrishnan and the vice-chancellor is T. Gunasagaran.

Meenakshi University includes Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute (located in Enathur, Kanchipuram); Meenakshi Ammal Dental College in Maduravoyal, Chennai; Meenakshi Engineering College in K. K. Nagar, and Meenakshi College of Nursing in Mangadu, Faculty of Engineering and Technology Mangadu, Chennai. The University awards the following undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Science (Nursing), and Bachelor of Physiotherapy. It awards the following postgraduate degrees: Master of Medical Education, Master of Science, Master of Dental Surgery, Master of Science (Nursing), Master of Physiotherapy and Bachelor in Engineering. It also offers specialty courses leading to a doctorate in medicine or master's in chirurgical, as well as PhD programs.

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Coordinates: 13°00′50″N 80°06′25″E / 13.014°N 80.107°E / 13.014; 80.107