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About University

Anna University

Anna University, a unitary university, was established on September 4, 1978. Dr. C.N. Annadurai, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, was the inspiration for the creation of this university. AU courses are offered for higher education in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, and Applied Sciences that is relevant to societal requirements both now and in the future. It facilitates collaboration between academic and industrial communities and fosters research and distribution of knowledge acquired from it. The interested candidates can apply for AU admissions in their chosen course within the stipulated time mentioned by the university.

The university is 3 kilometres from Guindy Railway Station and 10 kilometres from airport in Chennai's southern part. The Anna University campus (main) covers 189 acres and is bordered on the north by the Adyar river and on the south by Raj Bhavan. The Madras Institute of Technology at Chrompet is the university's second campus, with a total area of 52 acres. In Taramani, Chennai, a third campus covers 5 acres. These campuses have a range of buildings that serve the university community's different needs. The AU placement cell operates throughout the year in association with the major recruiters for the better opportunities to the final year degree students.

In the university departments, Anna University offers 29 UG and 90 PG programmes in various disciplines and 41 UG and 57 PG programmes in affiliated institutions. In the university departments, around 16007 students are pursuing their degree programmes, while in affiliated institutions, approximately 7,21,276 students are pursuing their degree programmes. For its proficiency in developing Research & Development activities in the area of Biomedical Engineering and Applications, the University Grants Commission (UGC) designated it as a "University with Potential for Excellence" (UPE) in the XII plan period.

Anna University was ranked 201 in the Faculty of Engineering and Chemicals during the 2017-2018 academic year by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds). In the subject of Mechanical, Aeronautical, and Manufacturing Engineering, Anna University is ranked between 151 and 200 internationally and 7 nationally. It was also re-accredited by NAAC on September 24, 2014, with a CGPA of 3.46 on a four-point scale (the highest among all the State Universities of Tamil Nadu) and an "A" grade valid for five years.

Based on research papers produced by its academic members and research researchers, AU ranks second in India in the 'h' index citations. It is rated below among the many universities/institutions that participated in the NIRF 2017 in India in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2017 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) New Delhi. AU has bagged 22nd rank in the overall category, 20th rank in the university category, 21st rank in the research category, 49th in the management category, 29th in the architecture category and 17th rank in the engineering category in the annual NIRF rankings of 2022.


Latest Updates: Anna University TNEA 2022 admission deadline will be extended upto 5 days after CBSE results.

Anna University admission 2022 is open for BE, B.Tech, and B.Arch programmes. The last date to apply is July 29,2022.

Anna University has secured the 22nd rank in the overall category, the 20th rank in the university category, the 21st rank in the research category, the 17th rank in the engineering category, the 49th rank in the management category, and the 29th rank in the architecture category in the NIRF Rankings 2022.


Anna University Highlights


Establishment year


Ownership Type


Campus size

  • Main Campus – 189 acres
  • MIT Campus – 52 acres
  • Taramani Campus – 5 acres

Student intake


No. of departments


NIRF ranking (2022)

  • 22nd rank in the Overall category
  • 20th rank in the University category
  • 21st rank in the Research category
  • 17th rank in the Engineering category
  • 49th rank in the Management category
  • 29th rank in the Architecture category

No. of courses offered

  • University Departments – 29 UG courses and 90 PG courses
  • Affiliated Institutions – 41 UG courses and 57 PG courses

Entrance exam conducted

Anna University admissions to all the courses are either merit-based or conducted through national-level entrance exams, such as NATA, TANCET, GATE, UGC NET, and CSIR NET.

Types of scholarship

Income-based and Merit-based

Official website

Anna University Admission Important Dates 2022

S. No.ProgrammeTentative Notification & Commencement of Online Registration 
of Application
Tentative Last Date for Registration of 
(Consortium of Industries)
3.M.E./M.Tech./M. Arch./M.Plan. 
(Consortium of Industries)
4.M.Sc.(2 yr)/M.Sc.(5 yr) Integrated 
(Consortium of Industries)
(Consortium of Industries)
7.M.C.A. (Other States)15.06.202213.07.2022
9.M.E /M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. 
10.M.Sc. (2 yr) & M.Sc. 5 yr Integrated 
11.MCA / MBA 

Anna University Courses and Fees

There are a total of 6 programmes available at Anna University. Anna University courses format is a mix of theory, studio, and theory cum studio courses for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Additionally, the curriculum provides students with practical training as well as opportunities for thesis and dissertation writing.

The Anna University courses are meticulously designed to combine practical knowledge with theoretical knowledge. Curriculums, syllabi, and rules for the programs are regularly changed in planning and architecture. All the Anna University courses have different qualifying criteria depending on the programme's needs. Regular and online classes are available at Anna University. It provides different courses in engineering, science and humanities, and management studies. The fee structure at Anna University is pretty much decent and affordable, keeping pace with the quality of education and facilities being provided.

The Anna University course fees vary from one course to another and for different programme levels such as Bachelor's, Master or doctoral. The table below lists all the Anna University courses and their eligibility to get enrolled and AU fees.

Anna University Courses And Eligibility Criteria


Tuition Fees



Rs 87.5k

(for 3-5 years)

  • 10+2 with 75% in aggregate.
  • Exam: TANCET


Rs 2.5 L – 10 L

(for 5 years)

  • 10+2 with 50% in the aggregate.
  • Exam: NATA, JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, TANATA


Rs 17.82k - 13 L

(for 3-5 years)

  • 10+2 with 45-60% marks in the aggregate.
  • Exam: TNEA, which is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu.



Rs 6k - 25.01 L

(for 2-5 years)

  • 10+2 with 50-60% in the aggregate.
  • Graduation with 45-60% marks



Rs 35k - 1.7 L

(for 2-3 years)

  • Graduation with 50% marks.


Rs 15.71k - 2.67 L

(for 2-5 years)

  • 10+2 with 50% in the aggregate.
  • Graduation with 50-60% marks
  • Exam: TANCET, GATE, TNEA, CET Delhi


Rs 50k – 91.36 K

(for 2-5 years)

  • Graduation
  • Exam: TANCET


Rs 50k - 2.6 L

(for 2-3 years)

  • Graduation with 50% in aggregate.
  • Exam: TANCET, GATE




Courses Specialisation in Anna University




  • Fashion And Apparel Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Textile Technology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Petroleum Engineering and Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Ceramic Technology
  • Leather Technology
  • Rubber And Plastic Technology Engineering
  • Information Technology


  • Computer Science And Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Printing Technology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Agricultural And Irrigation Engineering
  • Electronics And Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Material Science And Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Geo-Informatics
  • Manufacturing Engineering


  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Health Service Management
  • Technology Management
  • Tourism And Hospitality Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Marketing
  • Systems Management
  • Human Resource
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Services


  • Medical Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Electronic Media
  • Environmental Science
  • Applied Geology
  • Information Technology
  • Science And Technology Communication
  • Materials Science


  • Computer Science And Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Construction Engineering And Management
  • Engineering Design
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Biometrics And Cyber Security
  • Industrial Safety Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Aerospace Technology
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Environment Management
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Avionic
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Power Electronics And Drives
  • Soil Mechanics And Foundation Engineering
  • Solar Energy
  • Applied Electronics
  • Irrigation And Water Management Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Power System Engineering
  • Quality Engineering Management
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Control And Instrumentation Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Printing And Packing Technology
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Embedded System And Vlsi Design
  • Geoinformatics
  • Hydrology And Water Resources Engineering
  • Medical Electronics
  • Product Design And Development
  • Communication & Networks
  • Green Manufacturing
  • Embedded System Technologies
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
  • VLSI Design
  • Communication System
  • Remote Sensing And Geomatics
  • Communication Engineering
  • Pervasive Computing Technologies
  • Systems Engineering And Operations Research
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Welding Technology
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical Drives And Embedded Control
  • Energy Engineering
  • Manufacturing System Management
  • Refrigeration And Air Conditioning Engineering
  • Wireless Communication
  • Power Engineering
  • Internal Combustion Engineering
  • Optical Communication


  • Food Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Nano Science And Technology
  • Computer Science And Information Security
  • Renewable Energy
  • Textile Technology
  • Environmental Science And Engineering
  • Satellite Communication
  • Industrial Safety
  • Petroleum Refining And Petrochemicals
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Aviation Technology
  • Environment Science & Technology
  • Polymer Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Digital Signal And Image Processing
  • Rubber Technology
  • Computational Biology
  • Footwear Engineering And Management
  • Ceramic Technology
  • Coastal Management
  • Footwear Science And Engineering
  • Laser And Electro-Optical Engineering
  • Leather Technology
  • Technology Management


  • Management Studies
  • Computer Science And Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Bio-Pharmaceutical
  • Environmental Science
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • English
  • Architecture And Planning
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Management
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Product Design And Development
  • Energy Engineering
  • Engineering And Technology
  • Communication System
  • Power Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Materials Science
  • Polymer Science & Technology
  • Power Electronics
  • Urban Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics And Foundation Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Printing Technology
  • Science & Technology Communication
  • Communication Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
  • VLSI
  • Geoinformatics
  • Remote Sensing
  • Quality Engineering & Management
  • Medical Physics
  • Ceramic Technology
  • Petroleum Refining And Petrochemicals Engineering
  • Textile Technology
  • Electronic Systems Engineering
  • Mining Engineering


  • Digital Architecture
  • Environmental Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture


  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Physics
  • Geology
  • Crystal Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

List of Schools and Centres under Anna University

School/ Department

Degrees Offered

College of Engineering

  • B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.Tech in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mining Engineering, Printing Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Information Science and Technology,
  • MBA in Management Studies
  • M.Sc, M.Tech, M.Phil in Science and Humanities

Madras Institute of Technology

  • B.E
  • B.Tech
  • M.E
  • M.Tech
  • M.Phil
  • M.Sc
  • M.S
  • PhD

Alagappa College of Technology

  • B.Tech
  • M.Tech

School of Architecture and Planning

Anna University Admissions

The Anna University admission process has started for the academic year 2022-23 and is still going on. Admissions on various levels and courses are taking place for AU.

Admission to the renowned Anna University courses, including B.E/B.Tech, B.Arch, MCA, M.Tech, and MBA are based on TNEA, NATA, TANCET scores, and TNEA counselling. For admission to MBA and MCA courses, the TANCET 2022 exams will be held on May 14, 2022, and the ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan exam will be held on May 15, 2022. Registration for TANCET 2022 began on March 30, 2022. The deadline to apply was April 18, 2022. Application forms are accessible on the conducting body's official website at

Through the Anna University UG admissions, it provides full-time BE/B.Tech and B.Arch Programs in a variety of fields. The minimal qualifying criteria for admission are a 10+2 level test or equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

For BE/ B.Tech admissions, candidates will be shortlisted based on their 10+2 results, followed by TNEA counselling. For the B.Arch programme, NATA score is required.

At the postgraduate level, Anna University offers ME and M.Tech programmes in a variety of specialisations. The minimal requirement for admission is a BE/ B.Tech degree in the appropriate discipline. Diploma holders, as well as AMIE holders, are eligible to apply. TANCET scores are used to determine admission, which is followed by university-based counselling (TANCA).

Candidates with a valid GATE score are also eligible to apply for MBA programmes. TANCET is not required for such candidates.

Anna University also provides M.Arch, M.Plan, MBA, and MCA (Regular+Lateral) degrees at the postgraduate level. Full-time M.Sc programs are available at the University. The minimum requirement for Anna University PG admission is a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST). TANCET-qualified students must attend a university-based counselling session (TANCA) to be considered for Anna University admissions.

Anna University Important dates:

Important Events

Important Dates for Anna University Admissions 2022

GATE 2022 Exam

Feb 5, 2022 - Feb 6, 2022; Feb 12, 2022 - Feb 13, 2022

GATE 2022 Result

March 17, 2022

PhD/M.S.(By Research)/(M.S.+Ph.D.) Application Last Date for July 2022 Session

March 25, 2022

The last date to submit the hard copy  of the app is the location (PhD/M.S.(By Research)/(M.S.+Ph.D.)

Mar 31, 2022

TANCET 2022 Registration Window

Mar 30, 2022 - Apr 18, 2022

TANCET Exam Date (MBA and MCA)

May 14, 2022

TANCET Exam Date (ME/MArch/MTech)

May 15, 2022

TANCET Exam Date (ME/MArch/MTech)

May 15, 2022

TANCET Exam Date (MBA and MCA)

May 14, 2022

TANCET 2022 Application Process (Extended)

Mar 30, 2022 - Apr 23, 2022

Anna University Application Process 2022

The  Anna University application process is completely online. To complete the Anna University application form, candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Visit the official page of Anna University.
  • Go to the "Admissions" tab on the official home page.
  • Instructions for both UG and PG student admissions are provided on this page.
  • The tentative schedule of admissions is also provided at the reach of just one click.
  • The students can choose their choice of level of admission and click on the desired UG or PG option.
  • Clicking on the desired UG or PG course option will redirect the student to a new window where notification, important dates, guidelines, and other important instructions for the students are provided.
  • Candidates are required to upload their photographs as per the specifications given in the guidelines for scanning and uploading photographs. An online application uploaded without a photograph will be rejected.
  • To avoid any difficulty in the admission process, the candidates are advised to keep all the required documents, such as birth certificate, category certificate, last qualifying degree certificate, etc., handy.
  • For completion of the admission process, payment of the correct amount of fees is necessary. 18% GST is applicable on the number of fees.
  • The Anna University admission counselling is always conducted through the online method. Once the rank list has been published, the web portal for exercising the choice of the branch of study will be available.
  • The candidate should use a valid and functional email ID, a valid and functional mobile number for registration. This email ID and mobile number must be maintained active, as all the communications to the candidate will be sent only to the registered email ID and mobile number.
  • After entering all the details, the student is required to choose the save/submit button. The entered details can be viewed. In case anyone wants to make any changes, the applicant can make the changes. After this, the Candidate should click submit and save button. The candidate need not send the printout of the online application or any other documents to the Director (admissions).
  • All the original certificates, including mark sheets and permanent residence certificates will be verified, and hence care should be taken while uploading the scanned copies of the certificates.

Anna University Cutoff

TNEA and TANCET counselling are used to determine admission to Anna University for BTech and MBA programmes, respectively. Anna University cut-offs will be decided based on reservation categories and seat availability. The institution has several courses that accept TNEA and TANCET scores for admission to various programs.

The Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Chennai, administers the TNEA written test and counselling for admission to BTech programmes. Registration, fees, choice filling, allotment, and confirmation are all done entirely online during the counselling process. DTE, Chennai produces a TANCET rank list to screen eligible students for admission to the MBA programme. Students can view the TANCET rank list in PDF format, which includes the names of all candidates who passed the certificate verification process and are eligible for the next round of counselling

Candidates seeking admission to Anna University must know what marks and ranks they must secure to get a seat for themselves in the desired Anna University UG and PG programmes. In the table below, check the Anna University cut-off 2021 for marks and ranks. Meeting the Anna University admission cutoff is mandatory for candidates to get enrolled.  

TNEA Cutoff 2021: Opening and Closing Ranks for B.Tech

B.Tech Programmes

Opening Cutoff Marks

Closing Cutoff Marks

Automobile Engineering



Biotechnology Engineering



Civil Engineering



Computer Science Engineering



Electrical & Electronics Engineering



Electronics & Communication Engineering



Information Technology



Mechanical Engineering



Food Technology



Chemical Engineering



The B.Tech/B.E TNEA Cutoff Round 2 and Round 3 2021

Course Specialisation

Round 2

Round 3

BE (Computer Science and Engineering)



BTech (Artificial Intelligence and Data Science)



BTech (Bio-Technology)



BE (Mechatronics Engineering)



BTech (Information Technology)



BE (Electronics and Communication Engineering)



BE (Mechanical Engineering)



BE (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)



Anna University Placements

The placement at Anna University is the ultimate thing for which a student strives to get in his or her final year. At Anna University, the Centre for University-Industry Collaboration (CUIC) offers programmes that promote collaboration between academic and industrial components. AU placement training offers core competency development programmes for faculty and students. It also organises campus placements, industry training, tours, and projects in addition to the training.

The Anna University placement campaigns attract more than 200 recruiters from India and overseas. The offers are for employment in IT, ITES, and Core, which encompasses the majority of the candidates. The Tamil Nadu state level placement programme for Anna University-affiliated colleges is also managed by CUIC. It prepares the students to be placed in various institutions and organisations of their choice, from political and social agencies, think tanks, and academic institutions to PSUs, corporate sectors, etc.

During Anna University placements 2022, a total of 1,700 offers were made, and 142 companies visited the university. The highest and average packages during Anna University placements 2022 are Rs 36 LPA and Rs 7 LPA, respectively.

Through the "Tamil Nadu State Level Placement Programme (TNSLPP)", the CUIC not only focuses on placement for students of university departments at Anna University but also for students of constituent colleges, government colleges, aided colleges, and affiliated colleges under Anna University by requesting the IT and Core and other industries to instil confidence in all students. In addition, it endeavours to place all the students seeking an opportunity to get employed in reputed government institutions, non-government institutions, and other organisations.

Anna University Placement Statistics 2022



No. of recruiters


Number of students placed

1700 (including all streams of all colleges)

Highest Salary Package

Rs 36 LPA

Average Salary package

Rs 7 LPA

Anna University Recruiters




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Anna University Scholarships

There are several Anna University scholarship programmes available for the students. Not only scholarships, but the university also financially supports the students with various fellowship and award programs and gives scholarships on the income basis of the student's family. Anna University scholarship facilities for UG and PG students help the students with financial assistance and reward academic performances. The Anna University scholarship programmes are listed below, with the criteria to be fulfilled by students to be eligible for them.

Anna University manages a variety of scholarships offered by the state and federal governments, adhering to all of the government's rules and regulations.

Central Government Scholarships: As per the Central Government scholarship is concerned, the student applies directly on the "National Scholarship Portal" and submits the hard copy of the application to the scholarship section. The Central Government scholarships are concerned as the various amounts are directly transferred to the student account.

Alumni Scholarships: In addition, scholarships are given through endowments by outside agencies, including private entities, and also batch-wise scholarships by alumni. In general, the alumni scholarship for undergraduate students is awarded year by year, beginning in the first or second year and continuing until the final year, subject to specific restrictions such as maintaining a minimum CGPA in the preceding year.

The selection criteria for awarding all scholarships to students include the following:

  • Maximum limit on parental income per annum
  • The scholarship for the first year is based on marks obtained in the qualifying examination.
  • Generally, the student is expected to get only one scholarship
  • A minimum specified CGPA from 2nd year onwards

The conditions are checked based on the scholarship entity's request, and students are asked to apply for the scholarship through the Dean's Office, College of Engineering, Guindy's scholarship area. The criteria for selection vary depending on the scholarship provider, which is communicated to the Dean's office via an official letter.

State Government and Endowment Scholarships: The following are the many state government and endowment scholarship systems and eligibility criteria:

Scholarship Name

Govt/ Non-govt

Eligibility Criteria


State Govt

  • A student's community certificate is a must
  • Income should be below Rs. 2,00,000/- per annum.
  • Should not avail any other scholarship
  • Income certificate from the tehsildar office is a must.


State Govt

  • Scholarship for SC/ST students, income should be below Rs 2,50,000/-
  • Scholarship for SC/ST students of Christian religion, income should be below Rs 2,00,000/-
  • Certificate from tehsildar
  • Should not avail any other scholarship

Dr. MGR & Quaidemilleth Endowment Scholarship

Non Govt institutional scholarship

  • 1st-year students of B.E/B.Tech students can apply
  • Income should not exceed Rs 2,00,000/-
  • First-year scholarship based on academic performance
  • Should not avail any other scholarship.

CEG 72 Trust Endowment scholarship

Non Govt institutional scholarship

A scholarship of Rs 8000/- pa shall be given to the student studying in the UG programme in civil, mechanical, electrical, and electronics engineering.

Madras Dock Labour Board  Dr. B.R. Ambedkar End. Scholarship

Non Govt institutional scholarship

The scholarship shall ordinarily be tenable for four years, subject to the satisfactory progress and conduct of the student.

Student Welfare Endowment Scholarship

Non Govt institutional scholarship

  • 2nd-year students of all branches B.E/B.Tech can apply
  • Income should not exceed Rs 1,00,000/-
  • The applicant should not have arrear
  • Should not get any other scholarships

Gupta Endowment Scholarship

Non Govt institutional scholarship

The scholarship shall be given to the final year BE computer science student who is academically good and economically poor.

Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi scholarship

Non Govt institutional scholarship

  • 1st-year BE/ B.Tech students can apply
  • Income should not exceed Rs. 1,00,000/-
  • The same students can renew the scholarships for other 3 years based on the academic CGPA 7.0
  • They should come through single window admission
  • Should not avail any other scholarships

Cognizant foundation scholarship

Non-govt private

  • Merit cum means based scholarship
  • 1st year CSE IT ECE and E&I students
  • Academic performance of the candidate in the +2 exam and 1stsem GPA will be considered.

AMM foundation scholarship

Non-govt private

  • UG student of all branches of B.E/B.Tech
  • Monthly income should not exceed Rs 10,000/-
  • Should not avail any other scholarships

Founder's family scholarship

Non-govt private

  • UG students of all branches of BE/ B.Tech 
  • Income should not exceed Rs 2,00,000/-
  • This scholarship is renewable

IOCL Scholarship

Non-govt private

  • Based on the performance on the exam conducted by them
  • Can be availed from 1st year and renewed for the entire course duration
  • Renewal-based on the performance in the semester exam and based on the performance certificate
  • Should not avail any other scholarships

Tamil Nadu Educational Trust Scholarship

Non-govt private

  • Should not have any arrears
  • Income should not exceed Rs 2,00,000/- pa
  • Should not receive any other scholarship
  • Can be availed from 1st year and renewed for the entire course duration
  • UG & PG students can apply for the scholarship

Hostel Loan Scholarship


UG & PG (SC/SCA/ST) Students in ACTECH Hostel Annual parental Income below Rs 2 Lakhs. 

First Graduate Concession


B.Tech courses that are both regular and self-sustaining Students earning a first-year graduate certificate are eligible for a tuition fee reduction.

Following the award, programmes are offered to students to provide financial assistance. The eligibility is based on extraordinary academic performance in a specialised field.

  • G. Krishnamoorthy Award
  • CEG Merit cum means Award
  • CM Award
  • Anna Award
  • Gandhi Memorial Award

Anna University Campus Facilities and Infrastructure

Anna University campus includes everything a student needs. Students, university personnel, and faculty members have access to a variety of amenities at Anna University. It is very favorable for learning, with the Adyar River running through the northern parts of the Campus.

The facilities and infrastructure at the Anna University campus are ideal for creating a good, cheerful, and comfortable environment for students. Individual hostels for males and girls are available at the University. The library of the university is well-stocked. The facilities of Anna University guarantee that students have a pleasant experience while on campus. Students at AU have access to both indoor and outdoor sports facilities. Students can also take advantage of a medical centre, contemporary IT infrastructure, and a convenience store at Anna University.

  • Library: Over 1,47,065 volumes are in the library's collection. There are 12,953 books in the Book Bank, 112 current periodicals, 31,000 journals, and 42 magazines and newspapers. E-books (over 5000) and E-journals (over 20,000) are also available in the library. Students can borrow educational CDs from the library.
  • Hostel: Water purifiers, a common area, a leisure room, a mess, a TV, laundry services, security, and a monitoring system are all standard features in hostels. A unique hostel has been built for students admitted under the CIWGC, NRI, and FN categories. Air conditioning, a geyser, a mini-fridge, and a microwave oven are included in every room. A common room has been equipped with washing machines.
  • Sports Complex: The sports complex of Anna University includes facilities like a badminton court, basketball court, cricket ground, a football ground, a swimming pool, a tennis court, a hockey ground, volleyball court, hand ball ground, kabaddi ground, kho-kho ground, and table tennis.
  • Labs: Anna University labs include the civil engineering lab, chemistry lab, computer lab, electrical lab, electronics lab, language lab, mechanical lab, physics lab, research lab, work design lab, automation lab, quality engineering lab, innovation lab, soft skills lab.
  • Cafeteria: The air-conditioned cafeteria facilities provided by the university include chinese, indian, and south indian cuisines. There is another split cafeteria available for coffee and snacks on the AU campus.
  • Gym: The gymnasium is part of the university campus facilities. Students can take care of their health and fitness by making use of this gymnasium facility provided by the university. The gym is well equipped with exercise and training equipment. The gym helps the students to stay fit and healthy.
  • Medical/ Hospital: The health centre at Anna University has been striving to provide comprehensive health care, i.e., preventive, curative, and promotive services to students.
  • Wifi: The university has high-speed wifi connectivity in all laboratories, libraries, hostels, auditoriums and seminar halls, and even guest houses. The AU campus has been using the new standard for next-generation wireless technology for wifi networks so that the teachers, students, and support staff can easily access the data, voice, multimedia, and video conferencing services as well as research, e-learning, and business applications.
  • Convenience stores: The Anna University campus has a few departmental stores to facilitate students' daily shopping.
  • Auditorium:Anna University auditoriums are used for academic talks, conferences, seminars, slide and film shows, demonstrations, lectures, workshops, etc.

Anna University Awards, Recognition, Accreditations, And Collaborations

  • UGC has recognised Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, as a National Facility.
  • The Government of India has recognised the Institute of Remote Sensing (IRS) for regular coastal zone mapping. It is also the first state Centre to establish GIS.
  • The Ministry of Environment has established the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM), Forest and Climate Change with a grant of Rs 200 crores at Anna University to promote sustainable coasts through increased partnerships, conservation practices, scientific research, and knowledge management for the benefit of current and future generations.
  • National Hub for Healthcare Instrumentation Development (NHIID), a national facility, was established with initial funding of Rs12.4 crores for DST to promote the development of indigenous products, calibration standards, platform technologies, and human resources development in the healthcare area of the country.
  • AU library has been ranked 7th in e-resources usage all over India and stands in the 1 st position in Tamil Nadu. We currently have more than one lakh sixty thousand books with 500 print journals (more than 12000 e-journals).
  • Centre for University-Industry Collaboration (CUIC) received Sustainable Institute Industry Partnership (SEED) award for two consecutive years for the achievements in the areas of industry academia.

Anna University Awards

  • EMRC, Anna Community Radio consecutively won the first prize for the second time in the National level community radio competition organized by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, New Delhi, 2015.
  • Anna Community Radio got the national award for good practices under the thematic category in 2010-11. The prize was presented for a series on Science for Women's Health and Nutrition.
  • Science projects for women such as 'Sakthi Arivayadi' (women, know your power) and 'NalamPeruvaiThozhi' (get well, fellow women) were funded by the Department of Science and Technology (each project funded for about Rs. 16,00,000), Government of India, and broadcast by Anna Community Radio, which involved the communities for programming, study, and production.
  • Ramachandran, Professor Emeritus Centre for Climate Change and Disaster Management, Anna University, received the J C Bose Lifetime Achievement Award from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, in collaboration with the Indian Science Monitor.
  • On Wednesday, December 29, 2021 (Wednesday), the NSS CELL, Anna University, held a university-level award celebration at Anna University, Chennai. Dr. L. Thulasimani, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, received the Best NSS Programme Officer Award; Mr. P. Boobalan, IV-Year B.E-Mech(SW), received the Best NSS Volunteer Award; Ms. S.M. Priadharsini, IV-Year B.E-EEE, received the Best NSS Volunteer Award; and the National Service Scheme of PSG College of Technology received the Best NSS Unit Award.
  • Dr. R. Radha Perumal, Anna University, Chennai, jointly won an award in Physical Sciences in the year 2014.

Anna University Recognitions

  • Anna University has been awarded Rs 20 crores under the Tamil Nadu Innovation Initiative Scheme for the design and development of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to be used during natural disasters and to monitor security threats and dangers.
  • The AU Library is ranked 7th in India for e-resources utilization and first in Tamil Nadu. We presently have about a million sixty thousand books and 500 print periodicals (more than 12000 e-journals).
  • A national facility, the National Hub for Healthcare Instrumentation Development (NHIID), was established with initial funding of Rs.12.4 crores for DST to promote the development of indigenous products, calibration standards, form technologies, and human resource development in the healthcare sector for the country.
  • The Crystal Growth Centre at Anna University has been designated as a National Facility by the UGC.
  • The Government of India has approved the Institute of Remote Sensing (IRS) for regular coastal zone mapping. It is also the first state centre to implement Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • The National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) was established at Anna University with a grant of Rs.200 crores from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to promote sustainable coasts through increased partnerships, conservation practices, scientific research, and knowledge management for the benefit of current and future generations.
  • For its proficiency in developing Research & Development activities in the area of Biomedical Engineering and Applications, the University Grants Commission designated Anna University as a "University with Potential for Excellence" (UPE) in the XII plan period.
  • In the session of 2019-2020, Anna University secured a World Rank of 1195, a national rank of 22, 504 in quality of education rank, 1418 in quality of employment rank, and a research performance rank of 1147.
  • In the year 2021, US News ranked Anna University 1170 in the overall category.
  • In the year 2020, The Outlook ranked Anna University 17th among Management Institutes in India.
  • In 2020, BRICS ranked Anna University 87 out of 400.
  • In 2020, QS India Universities ranked Anna University 16th out of 100.
  • In 2019, The Week ranked Anna University 8th out of 126 Engineering Colleges.

Anna University Accreditations

  • Anna University was re-accredited by NAAC on September 24, 2014, with a CGPA of 3.46 on a four-point scale (the highest among all the State Universities of Tamil Nadu) and an "A" grade valid for five years.
  • Based on research papers produced by its academic members and research researchers, the University ranks second in India in terms of 'h' index citations.

Anna University Collaborations

MoUs (Memorandum of Understanding)

  • Sun Edison with Institute for Energy Studies
  • iPLONGmBH with Institute of Energy Studies
  • Combat Vehicle Research Development with Anna University
  • M/s Vestas with Institute for Energy Studies
  • Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Tampere University, Finland
  • Ecole Centrale De Nantes (Student Exchange programme), France
  • Ecole Centrale De Nantes (Double Masters Degree programme), France
  • Double Masters Degree program with five institutions in France, France
  • The Université François Rabelais in Tours, France
  • FreieUniversitat Berlin, Germany
  • Politecnico Di Milano, Italy
  • Yokohama National University, Japan
  • Hiroshima University, Japan
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Osaka City University, Japan
  • Shizuoka University, Japan
  • National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), Japan
  • Universidad Autonoma Del Estado De Morelas, Mexico
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • NANSEN Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC), Norway
  • University of Skovde, Sweden
  • University of Bern, Switzerland
  • University of Zululand, South Africa
  • UniversitatPolitecnica De Valencia, Spain
  • National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan
  • Birmingham City University, UK
  • University of Westminster, UK
  • University of Kentucky, USA
  • Northern University of Illinois, USA

Anna University Contact Details

Point of Contact







Dr A.Elayaperumal

044 - 2235 7100


 Centre for Affiliation of  Institutions,
 Anna University, Guindy,
 Chennai - 600 025.
 Phone: 044 - 2235 7097 /  2230 0916

Deputy Director

Dr M. Chitra

044 - 2235 7101



Deputy Director

Dr D. Shiloah Elizabeth

044 - 2235 7102



Regional Office

Dr M.Saravanakumar i/c


 Fax: 0422 – 2693202

Anna University Regional  Office Coimbatore,
 Maruthamalai Main Road,
 Coimbatore – 641 046.

Deputy Director

Dr S.MarshalAnthoni

0422 - 2984010




Regional Office


Dr K.LingaDurai

0452 - 2555555


Fax: 0452 – 2555577

Anna University Regional  Office Madurai,

 Kanyakumari National  Highway,Keelakuilkudi,

 Madurai - 625 019.


Deputy Director

Dr V. Malathi

0452 - 2555522



Dean i/c,
Regional Office

Dr T.Senthil Kumar

0431 - 2407946

Fax: 0431 - 2407333

Anna University Regional  Office Tiruchirappalli,
 BIT Campus, Mandaiyur,
 Trichy - 620 024.

Deputy Director

Dr S.Brahadeeswaran

0431 - 2407939



Regional Office

Dr N.ShenbagaVinayaga Moorthy

0462 - 2554055

Fax:0462 - 2552877,

Anna University Regional  Office Tirunelveli, Nagercoil  Road, Tirunelveli- 627 007.

Deputy Director

Dr S.SilasSargunam

0462 - 2554255



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