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.

History[edit]

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 chancellor is Thiru A.N. Radhakrishnan and the vice-chancellor is T. Gunasagaran.

Affiliates[edit]

Meenakshi University includes Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute (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.

Academics[edit]

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 and Bachelor of Engineerig.

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.

Rankings[edit]

University and College rankings
General – India
NIRF (Overall) (2018)[1]101–150
NIRF (Universities) (2018)[2]88

Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research was ranked 88 among universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018[2] and in the 101–150 band overall.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Overall)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  2. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.

External links[edit]

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