Alagappa University is located at Karaikudi. It is one of the prestigious universities of Tamil Nadu. It was set up in the year 1985. The university offers various courses, through 15 departments. The university has been reaccredited with an 'A+' Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
Annamalai University is located in Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram. It was set up in the year 1929. The university occupies a land of about 1,500 acres. The university has 48 departments, which are involved in imparting higher education in various disciplines.
Periyar University is located in Salem. It was set up on 17th of September, 1997. The university has been accredited with an 'A' grade by NAAC. The university caters to the educational needs of Salem, Namakkal and Dharmapuri districts.
University of Madras
University of Madras is situated in Chennai. It was set up in the year 1857. It is one of the oldest universities in India. The university has 73 academic departments, which are grouped under 18 schools. These departments are involved in imparting education in the fields of sciences, social sciences, humanities, management and medicine.
Bharathiar University is located at Marudamalai in Coimbatore. The university was set up in the year 1982. It has derived its name from the name of a Tamil poet, Subramania Bharathiar. It is one of the prestigious universities of Tamil Nadu. The university conducts graduate, masters, M.Phil and Ph. D programs in various subjects.
Madurai Kamraj University
Madurai Kamraj University is located at Palkali Nagar in Madurai. It was set up in the year 1966. There are 73 postgraduate departments in the university. The university plays a crucial role in imparting higher education in various disciplines.
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is situated in Coimbatore. It was set up in the year 1971. The university is one of the reputed agricultural universities of India. It offers 12 undergraduate courses and 29 postgraduate degree courses in various fields of agriculture.
Bharath University is located in Chennai and is considered to be one of the prestigious universities of India in the field of science and technology. The university was set up in the year 1984. The university conducts undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in areas like science, technology, engineering, medicine, arts and management.
Mother Teresa Women's University
Mother Teresa Women's University, located at Kodaikanal provides higher education to make women self reliant. The university was set up in the year 1984. The university monitors and provides consultancy services and research in women's studies.
Other Universities of Tamil Nadu
There are various other universities of Tamil Nadu like Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Anna University, Avinashilingam University for Women, B S Abdur Rahman University, Bharathiar University, Bharathidasan University, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Kalasalingam University, Karpagam University, Karunya University, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Noorul Islam University, Periyar Maniammai University, Prist University, SASTRA University, Sathyabama University, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya, Sri Ramachandra University, SRM 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, Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Tamil Nadu Horticulture University, Tamil Virtual University, Thiruvalluvar University, VIT University, Veltech Dr.RR and Dr.SR University and Vinayaka Missions University.