Annamalai University

Annamalai Nagar, T.N, India - 608002


Annamalai University (AU) was recognized for being India’s top private university and now got the title of a “State Government University”. The institute is accredited by NAAC for being ab “A’ Grade institute and recognized by the UGC. AIU has become a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). At present, the university is affiliated with 48 institutes.

The university offers varied courses at UGPG, PG Diploma, a Ph.D. program under its 10 distinct faculties including Arts, Indian Languages, Science, Education, Medicine, and Agriculture. Apart from this, the institute is imparting students with value-added courses and Massive Open Online Courses via the SWAYAM UGC portal. Even students can study via distance learning, which is approved by the Distance Education Council (DEC). the best is university is leading in the education sector for being the pioneer in providing PG courses in Physics, Bioinformatics, and Applied Psychology. 

Annamalai University has named 15 patents with various institutions, like the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. The university organized research projects with industrial players and international organizations like  Huawei, Agrosciences, Bill & Melinda, and much more. 

The university is known for offering multiple scholarships to its candidates. 


Annamalai University includes a sprawling campus and nine hostels with 1400 beds. The university is doing extremely well for the society, with their social responsibility activities like free medical and dental camps in the village, Hospital on wheels. Below are some of the highlights, check it out.

Established in the year1929
Campus size950
Total no of affiliated institutes48
No of the courses available500+
Top recruiting companiesEnviro Systems, TPRS Glass, Sai Life Sciences, NLCIL
Total collaborations40


The proficient and knowledgeable professors are serving the university for past years. 


The top Doctors of India are known as the Annamalai Alumni. Yes, the college has created the best Doctors for the nation. At present, Annamalai Alumni are serving our nation with their excellent knowledge and hard work.

Annamalai University Partnerships and Collaborations

Annamalai University has signed 40 MoUs with their renowned research partners, like USDA, IRRI, and FAO. Annamalai is known for being the coordinating institution for international institutes. There are various international projects are going on, some of them are 21st Century Indo, the Indo-EU FUNC FOOD Project. The university is working with international industries and foundations like Accenture, Huawei, CavinKare, Bayer, etc.

Check out the Annamalai University International Collaborations

Eastern University, Sri LankaValaya AlongKorn Rajabhar University, ThailandSwedish Match North Europe AB, Sweden
Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, SerbiaUniversity of Malaya, MalaysiaScottish Association for Marie Sciences, Scotland
Tennesee Technological university, USAKumamoto University, JapanUniversity of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
Eastern University, Sri re-offered by Annamalai University across different streams including Arts, Marine LankaFukuoka university, JapanNgee Ann Polytechnic School of Health Science, Singapore

Annamalai University Courses and Fees

Almost 500 courses in Marine Sciences, Sciences, Engineering, Indian Languages & Technology, etc. the students get an option to study via full-time, distance learning, part-time modes with a duration of 3 to 5 years. The duration of PG, diploma, and certification courses vary from 1 to 4 years respectively.

Check out the table to know more about the courses

CourseSpecializationAnnual Fee
MScBiotechnology, Computer Science, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics and moreRs 13,495- Rs 31, 295
BScMedical Lab, Nursing, Technology, etcRs 51,200-56,000
MBAHR, Marketing, Financial Management, Marketing Management, Business Analytics + moreRs 58,260-61,000
MECivil Electrical, Chemical, Information Technology+Rs55000-63000
BECivil Computer Sciences, Chemical, Mechanical Electronical, + Rs 53,000-66,200
MAEnglish, Hindi, Tamil, Economics, History +moreRs 7,095- 7,500

First-year fees - 43,200

The second-year fees -40,500

BPharmN/ARs 36000


Industrial Pharmacy

Quality Assurance +

Rs 1.04 lakh


Annamalai University’s admissions process is conducted in an online world. Every year, the University’s academic sessions begin from August-September and comprise semester-based evaluation. Those candidates who fulfill the below eligibility criteria can apply by visiting the university’s official website. In July, the application windows open for the Annamalai University DDE admission.

Check out the names of a few well-known courses with their selection and eligibility criteria.

CourseEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
MScA BSc degree is mandatory with a minimum of50% marks.Merit-based
BSc12th pass certificate with PCB as the main subject is compulsory and a35% marks in English is mandatoryMerit-based
BE45% marks in 12th class are mandatoryTNEA
MBA50 % marks are mandatory in any of the relevant disciplines.TANCET
METhe candidate must have BE/BTech degree in a relevant stream from an established institutionTANCET
MAMust have a bachelor degree in any streamMerit-based
MCABachelor’s degree is compulsory with Mathematics as the main subject.TANCET
BPharmYou must have passed your 12th with PCB as a main subject and Mathematics with a minimum of 40% aggregate.Merit-based


Every year, without any pause, Annamalai University conducted its placements drives. The Directorate of Training, Placement, and Entrepreneurship, Annamalai University with the help of placement officers conducted job fairs, soft skills training, industrial visits for students. The salary package ranges from 2-3 LPA, the lowest salary, and Rs10-15 LPA, the highest salary package.

Top Recruiters are:

Sai Life SciencesTPRS GlassApollo Pharmacy
Chemin Enviro SystemsFuture CallsLarsen & Toubro
HCL TechnologiesNLCILEpisource


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Annamalai University# 56

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