University of Madras

The University of Madras has been accredited with A Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council. Established in the year 1840, the University was set up as per Public Petition (dated 11/11/1839). The UGC has conferred the status of “University with Potential for Excellence”. Eminent personalities like Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, and Dr Chandrasekhar Subrahmanya Ayyar have passed out from this university. The University also has a distance education center that offers Professional, Diploma, Certificate, Post Graduate, and Undergraduate courses.

Name of the Institution University of Madras
Affiliated/Constituent Colleges The affiliated colleges of University of Madras are categorized into the following – Aided colleges, CBCS colleges, government colleges, self finance colleges, and Institute of Management Education.
Type of University Public Research University
Departments
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pathology
  • Anna Centre for Public Affairs
  • Anthropology
  • Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology
  • Arabic, Persian and Urdu
  • Botany
  • Malayalam
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Adult and Continuing Education
  • Agro Economic Research Centre
  • Central Instrumentation and Service
  • Centre for South and Southeast Asian Studies
  • Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology
  • Christian Studies
  • Endocrinology
  • Energy
  • Criminology
  • Crystallography and Biophysics
  • Defence and Strategic Studies
  • Dr. Ambedkar Centre for Economic Studies
  • English
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Technology Business Incubator (TBI)
  • Telugu
  • Econometrics
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Indian History
  • Indian Music
  • Hindi
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Islamic Studies
  • Mass Media and Communication Studies
  • Jainology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Kannada
  • Legal Studies
  • Library & Information Science
  • Microbiology
  • National Centre for Ultrafast Process
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Centre for Research Dravidian Movement
  • Centre for Ocean and Coastal Studies
  • Centre for Population Studies
  • Polymer Science
  • Psychology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Applied Geology
  • Saiva Siddhanta
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Management Studies
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Statistics
  • Ancient History and Archaeology
  • Physical Education and Sports
  • Tamil Language
  • Tamil Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Thirukkural Research Endowment
  • Vaishnavism
  • Zoology
  • Physiology
  • Politics and Public Administration
Address University of Madras, Chepauk Campus, Chennai 600005
Contact details Telephone 2539 9466, 2539 9422

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