Anna University was established on 4th September, 1978 as a unitary type of
University. This University was named after Late Dr.C.N.Annadurai, former Chief Minister
of Tamil Nadu. It offers higher education in Engineering, Technology, Architecture and
Applied Sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society. Besides
promoting research and disseminating knowledge gained therefrom, it fosters cooperation
between the academic and industrial communities.

The University is situated in the southern part of the city of Chennai and it is 3 kms.
from the nearest Railway Station (Guindy) and 10 kms. from Chennai Airport. The
University's Main Campus extends over 189 acres abutting the Adyar River on the north
and Raj Bhavan on the south. The Madras Institute of Technology at Chrompet constitutes
the second campus of the University which extends over 52 acres. A third campus
extending over 5 acres is located at Taramani, Chennai. These campuses have a variety
of buildings serving the various needs of the University community.
In 2001, Anna University was converted to an affiliating type University by bringing
together all the Engineering colleges in the State of Tamil Nadu and was again
reconverted to the unitary type in 2010. In 2012, Anna University was again converted to
an affiliating type of University by bringing together all the Engineering Colleges in the
State of Tamil Nadu under one umbrella to ensure uniform quality in engineering
In addition to the above, 4 University Department Campuses (CEG/MIT/ACT/SAP
Campuses), presently, Anna University has 13 Constituent Colleges, 3 Regional
Campuses at Tirunelveli, Madurai and Coimbatore and 593 Affiliated Colleges

The vision of Anna University is to be a world class institution by producing
professionals with high technical knowledge, professional skills and ethical values,
and remain as a preferred partner to the industry and community for their economic
and social development through excellence in teaching, research and consultancy.
Anna University shall be recognized as a point of reference, a catalyst, a facilitator, a
trend setter and a leader in technical education
Anna University shall contribute to the educational, economic and social
development by
 producing students who are intellectually and technically equipped with well
defined knowledge, skills and ethics who are creative thinkers, inspiring
leaders and contributing citizens
 introducing high quality academic and research programmes and providing
extension services in cutting edge technologies
 ensuring a supportive campus climate with dynamic leadership and
development opportunities to meet the needs of the students, faculty and staff
 enhancing academic productivity through induction of quality faculty,
accelerated graduation, credit banking, augmented continuing education
opportunities and adoption of current technology
 sharing the intellectual resources and the infrastructural facilities among the
academia from other institutions and among the industrial society, funding
agencies and government
 enhancing the collaborative partnership between Industry and Institute for
commercializing and transferring the latest technological know-how towards
societal development
 setting up a Global University Network Campus that embodies the ideals of an
open, democratic and global society catering to the needs of the global
community and satisfying cultural, ethnic and racial diversity
 expanding global participation spread across continents with the aid of
interactive satellite based education and the usage of digital library
 enriching the national and international character of the University
 ensuring efficient administrative coordination and effective decision making
through necessary reforms and by strategically allocating resources
 benchmarking against technologically sound global leaders with a view towards continuous improvement


  • Civil Enginering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Information and Communication Engineering

Contact information

Near Gandhi Mandapam Sardar Patel road engineering college

chennai :600025

Tamil Nadu,India

phn no.-(044)22351126/22351723




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