Annamalai University - an Overview

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Annamalai University was established in 1929 by late Honble Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar and is located in Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu. This University which is spread across 1,500 acres ranks right on top when it comes to residential universities in Tamil Nadu.

 Annamalai University offers higher education courses in science, engineering, humanities, agriculture and arts. Ranked amongst top 50 engineering colleges in india annamalai University also provides distance education helping students who are unable to attend campus with more than 500 distance education council approved courses . AU is well equipped with computers and other infrastructure, separate teaching faculty and administration, study centers, and computer training centers to serve students enrolled in distance education courses making this university ideal for all distance education aspirants. Annamalai University was the first institution in India to offer postgraduate degree programmes in Applied Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Bioinformatics and Law through distance education hence it is no wonder that AU is credited with largest enrollment in india .Apart from these courses Directorate of Distance Education also offers programmes in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Interior Design, Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Retail Management, Twinning, Health Science, a Commonwealth Youth Programme, Yoga, Music, Fire and Safety, Pharmaceutical and Taxation.

 Annamalai University has seen unprecedented growth in the past eighty years and today the University offers fourty nine departments of study and a strong 2500 member teaching staff. And to top it all the Faculties at AU are located in the same campus.

  Facilities offered at Annamalai University:

  • Annamalia university offers extra curricular services like NSS, NCC or YRC  to develop social awareness
  • The University Library houses 4 lakh plus books along with being fully equipped with internet connection and CD network station.
  •  Sports facilities include a tennis complex, The Gymnasium, and Sports Laboratory
  • The University has 14 hostels for both men and women.
  • AU has five auditoriums namely Sastri Hall , AUMTEC-71 hall at Engineering Complex, LIBRA Hall at arts & science complex and two auditoriums at Medical Complex. 
Peek into the campus

for complete details of courses offered and fees visit Collegedunia or the official website of Annamalai University

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