Annamalai University has been accredited with 'A+' Grade by NAAC in 2022. "The NIRF-2020" by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has ranked the University in the band 101 - 150 in the University Category. In the Pharmacy Category the ranking is 12th in India. In the Medical Category the ranking is 35th. Among government universities, Annamalai University is ranked 15th in India by India Today Magazine. “The Times Higher Education World University Ranking - 2021" has ranked Annamalai University in 1000+ for Overall category. In the Subject Category Ranking, 2021, the University is ranked 601+ for Clinical & Health Subjects, in the band of 801-1000 for Engineering, 801+ for Life Sciences and 1000+ in the Physical Sciences Subjects. "The QS World University Ranking - 2021" has ranked Annamalai University in the band of 301-350 in Asia Ranking, and 39 in India Ranking.