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Student Support

Annamalai University has always been a student-centric institution. Student mentoring and support has been a primary focus of the University and the residential nature of the University has made it a reality.

During their stay, students can avail of a number of support systems and servicesfor information, academic and career guidance, financial, co-curricular andextracurricular activities. The Information Desk in the Administrative Block providesnecessary information for students on all aspects of campus life. Students can make use of both the Central anddepartmental libraries for reference work, and computer and internet services forbrowsing. The scholarship section provides information on various financial supportschemes. The Equal Opportunities Cell caters to the welfare of SC/ST students,including dissemination of information about financial support, and conducting special classes for preparing students for NET, SLET and civil services examinations.

Other support services include redressal of Students Grievances through SMS, inhouse language laboratories, Placement Cell, Alumni Associations, and canteen. Girl students can address their grievances to the Women Grievance Cell (which also addresses sexual harassment cases). Students in need of counselling have access toprofessional counsellors. Medical treatment in the university hospital is free for students.

A medical insurance scheme has been introduced for the benefit of students.The Music College is a boon for music lovers and for those who aspire to learn musicas a pastime. The Physical Education department with the gymnasium, impressive courtsand tracks provides avenues for sports and games. Students trained by the Political Science Faculty regularly participate in Youth Parliament and have won prizes too. Students actively participate in extension activities through NCC, NSS, and Youth Red Cross.

AU Grievances Monitoring & Redress Cell (AUGMAR)
Caste Based Discrimination Committee
Curbing the Menace of Ragging
Equal Opportunity Cell & SC/ST Cell
Student Support & Progression
Student Welfare & Grievance Redressal Cell
Redressal of grievances of students - Ombudsperson
Students Grievance Redressal Committee in accordance with UGC Regulation 2023