(Last Updated on : 16/02/2012)
Educational prosperity is one the indices to measure the development of the state. There is no doubt that the educational excellence of Tamil Nadu enhances the status of the state. The University has contributed immensely in this process.
Some major Universities of Tamil nadu are: Alagapa University, Amrita University, Anna University, Avinashilingam University for Women, B S Rahman University, Bharath University, Bharathiar University, Bharathidasan University, Gandhigram Rural University, Kalasalingam University, Karpagam University, Karunya University, Madurai Kamaraj University, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Mother Teresa Women's University, Noorul Islam University, Periyar Maniammai University, Periyar University, Prist University, SASTRA University, Sathyabama University, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya, Sri Ramachandra University, SRM University, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Tamil Nadu Open University, Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University, Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Tamil Nadu Horticulture University, Tamil University, Tamil Virtual University, Thiruvalluvar University, University of Madras, VIT University, Vel Tech University and Vinayaka Missions University.
Some of them have been described below:
Alagappa University, located at Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu
is one of the prestigious Universities of Tamilnadu. The University offers various courses through 15 Departments.
Annamalai University, located in Tamil Nadu that has 48 departments, which cater higher education in various disciplines.
Periyar University is located in Karnataka
caters the educational needs of Salem, Namakkal and Dharmapuri districts.
University of Madras is one of the few oldest Universities in India. It offers quality higher education in different fields through 50 departments.
Bharathiar University is located at Marudamalai in Coimbatore is one of the prestigious Universities of Tamil Nadu.
Madurai Kamraj University, located at Palkali Nagar in Madurai plays crucial role in spreading higher education in various disciplines. There are 73 postgraduate departments in the University.
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is one of the reputed Agricultural Universities of India. It offers 12 Undergraduate courses, 29 post graduate degree courses in various fields of agriculture.
is located in Chennai and is considered as one of the prestigious Universities of India in the field of science and technology.
Mother Teresa Women's University, located at Kodaikanal provides higher education to make the women self reliant.