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  • The new Application Forms for CAS for the Faculty of Engineering and Technology is available on the Staff Portal.
  • Notification - RMMCH - Applications are invited from Doctors with Super Speciality Qualifications
  • Online Tuition Fee Payment - On the Student Portal of the University Website.
  • Admission to B.E. Degree Programmes conducted by Annamalai University is included under Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA).
  • Admissions for the Academic Year 2018-19 has commenced. Admissions will be done strictly based on Merit following the Rule of Reservation of Government of Tamil Nadu.

WELCOME TO ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY

In the early 1920s, to serve the downtrodden and to promote Tamil Literature, Rajah Sir S. R. M. Annamalai Chettiar founded Sri Minakshi College, Sri Minakshi Tamil College and Sri Minakshi Sanskrit College in a rural setup at Chidambaram. In 1928, Rajah Sir S. R. M. Annamalai Chettiar agreed with the local Government to handover the above said institution for establishing a University. Thus, on 01.01.1929 Annamalai University was established as per Annamalai University Act 1928 (Tamil Nadu Act 1 of 1929).

Annamalai University Act 2013
The most significant development is the enactment of the Annamalai University Act, 2013 (Tamil Nadu Act 20 of 2013), which has come into force from September 25, 2013, after obtaining the assent of His Excellency, the President of India.

Accolades
Annamalai University, accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC in 2014, is one of India’s largest public residential universities with 10 Faculties and 49 departments of study. Sprawling over 950 Acres of land, the University does yeoman service in taking education to the doorsteps of the people who are otherwise far from access to centres of higher learning. The University has initiated several innovative teaching programmes over the years and has been a pioneer in distance education.

“The NIRF-2018” by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has ranked the University in the band 101 - 150 in the overall category as well as the University Category. In the Pharmacy Category the ranking is 20th in India. In the Medical Category the ranking is 24th

“The Times Higher Education World University Ranking - 2019” has ranked Annamalai University in 1000+ for Overall category.

"The CWTS Leiden Ranking 2018”, on scientific impact of universities and on universities’ involvement in scientific collaboration & scientific performance, has ranked the University at 20th based on the number of publications and 4th based on the proportion of publications that, compared with other publications in the same field and in the same year, belong to the top 10% most frequently cited.

“The MDRA - India Today Ranking” (2018) has ranked Annamalai University 13th among the best Government Universities in India.

“The SCImago Institutional Ranking” (2018) has ranked 7th in Tamil Nadu and 32nd among the top 197 ranked institutions for Higher Education in India.

International Comparative Performance of India's Research Base (2009-14), a report published by Elsevier in April, 2016, prepared in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science, Government of India has rated the University as the top Indian Institute in Pharmacology, 17th among the top 30 Indian Universities in Publications with highest subject area Publication Count in Pharmacology.

As far as the Global Exposure, Indian Science Ascending, a Springer Nature report, done in conjunction with Confederation of Indian Industries, has ranked the University as 11th among the top 20 Indian Institutions in International Collaborations.

The University has participated in the Southern (Antarctic) Ocean Expeditions (SOE) organized by National Centre for Antarctic Ocean Research 2011 - 12 onwards.

Research & Partnership
Annamalai University has a commendable track record in projects and publications and has been awarded the PURSE Programme by the Department of Science and Technology. Nineteen departments are supported by UGC-SAP, Sixteen by DST-FIST and two departments have attained the status of Centre of Advanced Study. Annamalai University has joint research and innovation partnerships with 24 institutions across the USA, Europe, Australia, Japan, and the UK. The list of partners includes prestigious institutes like Karolinska Institute, John Hopkins University, and University of Michigan amongst others.

Two of the most notable international collaborations in which Annamalai University is the Co-ordinating Institute include the Indo- EU FUNCFOOD Project and the 21st Century Indo-US Knowledge Initiative. There are several ongoing research projects with international foundations and industrial players like Bayer, CavinKare, Dow Agrosciences, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, HCL, L&T, Accenture, and Huawei.

MoUs & Patents
To its credit, The University has obtained 15 Patents and has 40 MoUs with research partners like FAO, IRRI & USDA.  

Institutional Social  Responsibility Activities
The ISR activities of the University include, Hospital on Wheels, Free Medical and Dental Camps in Villages, Lifestyle & Hygiene Awareness, Rural & Urban Health Centres through the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry which is attached with a 1400 bedded hospital. The Faculty of Agriculture carries out extension activities like Agripreneurship Development Programme, Sustainable Livelihood Projects for Tsunami affected people and Training Farmers in Integrated Farming.


Prof. Murugesan Velayutham, Ph.D.,
Vice-Chancellor.  

     Prof. V. Murugesan completed B.Sc (1971) from St.Joseph’s College, Tiruchirapalli and obtained his M.Sc, (1973) in Chemistry from Loyola College, affiliated to the University of Madras. He obtained his pre-doctoral degree (M.Phil. 1980) from University of Madras and Ph.D.(1989) from Anna University. Prof. Murugesan was a researcher at the University of Pittsburgh, USA during 1992-93 ...

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From the Desk of the Vice-Chancellor ...    

     Established in 1929, with the munificence of the farsighted and noble-hearted philanthropist and patron of letters, Hon’ble Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar of Chettinad, Annamalai University has been highly acclaimed across the world for distinctive contribution to teaching, research and extension activities ...

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News - General
National Conference on "Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Education, Pharmaceutical Industry and Pharmaceutical Profession (CPPP 2018)" - 22 and 23 October, 2018 - Department of Pharmacy, FEAT
Recent Innovations in Biosustainability and Environmental Research - 20th to 22nd February 2019 - Department of Zoology
Applications are invited for the posts of Senior Research Fellows with M.Sc., Ag or B.Sc. Ag with MBA or MSW and Field Worker / Helper in Research Project - on or before 22nd October, 2018 - Department of Agronomy, Centre for Research and Development
National Conference on Recent Trends in Material Science - from 19/12/2018 to 20/12/2018 - By Department of Physics
Medicine Information Newsletter - Department of Pharmacy - Volume 4 Issue 4
National Conference on Process Automation, Control and Computing (NCPACC 2018) - from 09-11-2018 to 10-11-2018 - By Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, FEAT.
NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RECENT ADVANCES IN MATERIAL SCIENCE AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING RAMME -2018, -Department of Mechanical Engineering, October 15th and 16th, 2018
NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RECENT TRENDS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND CFD APPLICATIONS RTMECA -2018, -Department of Mechanical Engineering, November 2nd and 3rd, 2018
NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERACTION ON RECENT INNOVATIONS AND PROSPECTS OF PHYTOPHARMACEUTICALS - Department of Pharmacy, October 26-27, 2018
New Health Insurance Scheme-2018 for Pensioners. Application Form available at the Staff Portal.
Mentor - Mentee Form available on the Student Portal Downloads.

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