Description

Anna University, Chennai

Anna University, established in 1978 is a public state university located in Tamil Nadu, India. The main campus is in Guindy, Chennai and is sprawled across 189 acres. Anna University houses four highly renowned institutions - Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), College of Engineering, Guindy, Alagappa College of Technology and School of Architecture and Planning (SAP).

The University has 13 Constituent Colleges, 3 Regional Campuses at Tirunelveli, Madurai, and Coimbatore. The affiliated colleges have risen to 593, consisting of six government engineering colleges, 426 self-financing colleges, and three government-aided private institutions, all being located in the state of Tamil Nadu. 

The University offers many undergraduate and postgraduate courses in multiple specializations - 29 undergraduate and 90 postgraduate Programmes in various disciplines in the University Departments and 41 undergraduate and 57 postgraduate programmes in Affiliated Institutions. 

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India and Bharat Ratna awardee and A. C. Muthiah, Indian industrialist and ex-president, Board of Control for Cricket in India are famous alumni of the university. 

Anna University - Highlights

Established 

1978

Also Known As

AU, Chennai

Official Website 

www.annauniv.edu/

Approved or Affiliated by

Affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University - [APJAKTU], Lucknow and accredited by AICTE MHRD.

Mode of Application

Online 

Popular Courses

MBA, B. Tech, B.Arch., MTech, BE, ME

Accommodation Facility

In Campus Hostel for both Boys and Girls

Type of College

Government College

Awards and Rankings

By QS World University -

  • Internationally, ranked 651–700 in the Rankings of the year 2018.
  • Ranked 301–350 in Asia and 85 among BRICS nations.

By the National Institutional Ranking Framework -

  • Ranked tenth in overall India in 2018 
  • Fourth among universities
  • Eighth in the engineering ranking
  • 28 in the management ranking.

Anna University - Course Offered & Fee Structure

Course

Exam Accepted

Duration Course Duration

Course Type

Total Fees

Bachelor of Engineering [BE]

TNEA

4 year(s)

Full Time

1,20,000

Bachelor of Technology [B. Tech]

TNEA

4 year(s)

Full Time

1,20,000

Master of Business Administration [MBA]

TANCET

2 year(s)

Full Time

83,020

Master of Engineering [ME]

GATE, TANCET

2 year(s)

Full Time

92,940

Master of Science [MS [

TANCET

2 year(s)

Full Time

46,850

Master of Computer Application [MCA]

TANCET

3 year(s)

Full Time

92,030

Master of Technology [MTech]

GATE, TANCET

2 year(s)

Full Time

92,940


Anna University - Hostel 

Anna University is well-known for its excellent infrastructure facilities. To accommodate diverse student body the University has hostels for national as well as international students. The hostels are provided with modern facilities and technologies. The details regarding the Anna University hostel facilities is listed below:

  • The University provides separate hostels for boys and girls.
  • Hostel fees includes the accommodation and the mess charges.
  • Hostel messes, located in large centralized halls, serves hygienic and nutritious meals at regular intervals. 
  • Besides the hostel dining facility, there are food outlets, departmental stores, restaurants and cafes within the campus offering fast food, pastries, juice, ice cream etc. to the students.
  • Hostel rooms include the air-conditioner facilities also.
  • Hostel buildings have 24 hours water facility.
  • Hostel rooms are hygienic and are day-to-day cleaned.
  • There is separate mess for both vegetarians as well as non-vegetarians.
  • Anna University provides international hostels, especially for NRIs which consist of TV in each room. 

Anna University, Chennai - Eligibility Criteria 

Courses

Specializations

Eligibility Criteria

B.Tech (Bachelor's of Technology) Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Communication
Electrical and Electronics
Mechanical
Information Technology
Civil Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Textile Engineering
Industrial Biotechnology
Food Technology
Leather Technology
Petroleum Engineering and Technology

Completed 10+2 class or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks with PCM as compulsory subjects.

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)

Civil Engineering
Geo- Informatics
Agriculture and Irrigation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Material Science and Engineering
Mining Engineering
Printing Technology
Manufacturing Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Electronics and Communication
Aeronautical Engineering
Automobile Engineering
Production Engineering

Completed 10+2 class or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks with PCM as compulsory subjects.

MBA (Master's of Business Administration) International Business
Information Technology
Human Resource
Marketing
Finance
Tourism Management

Any minimum three-year Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH) from a recognized university 

B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) Architectural Design

Applicants must have passed 12th or its equivalent from any recognized board with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks and PCM as compulsory subjects.

M.Arch (Master's of Architechure) Digital architecture
Environmental architecture
Landscape architecture

B.Arch. in the relevant discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH) from a recognized university or AIIA (Associateship Examination of the Indian Institute of Architects) qualified candidates are also eligible to apply

Master of Engineering Structural Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Product design and development
Thermal Engineering
Automobile Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering

 
BE/ B. Tech in the relevant discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH) from a recognized university or Diploma with AMIE degree along with two years of work experience are also eligible to apply

M.Tech (Master of Technology) Chemical engineering’
Petroleum refining
Environmental science and technology
Textile technology
Biotechnology
Food Technology
Rubber technology
Leather technology

BE/ B. Tech in the relevant discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH) from a recognized university or Diploma with AMIE degree along with two years of work experience are also eligible to apply

MCA (Master of Computer Application)  Application software and system software

Aspirants must qualify a 3-year Bachelor degree with minimum 50% aggregate marks and Mathematics as a compulsory subject (at 10+2 level or at Bachelor degree level) from any recognized university/board.

 

Anna University, Chennai - Admission 2020

Anna University, Chennai offers admission to a variety of undergraduate and post graduate courses. The eligibility is different for different courses however the application process is same.

Anna University Admission Process 2020 (Step by step)

The application form is available on the official website of the institute. Students have to fill this form online. They can follow the given below step by step procedure while applying for admission in Anna University -

Step 1: Visit the official website of the institute and click on ‘Online Registration’ link.

Step 2: You will be directed to a new page. Click on “Click Here to New User Registration For 2020”.

Step 3: Fill all required personal details like name, email ID or phone number as required.

Step 4: You will receive a link on registered ID and on phone number.

Step 5: Go on and fill academic, educational details asked in the application form.

Step 6: Check all filled details before clicking on ‘OK’ button.

Step 7: Upload scanned image of photograph, signature and other required documents in the prescribed format.

Step 8: Lastly, proceed to submit the application fee.

Step 9: After you make the payment, click on ‘Submit’ button.

Step 10: Preview your application form and click on ‘Download Application’ option.

Documents Required: -

The students are advised to carry the following documents for admission at the University-

  • 10th& 12th Mark sheet
  • Class 12th hall ticket
  • Transfer certificate
  • Permanent community certificate
  • First graduate certificate
  • First graduate joint declaration
  • Permanent community certificate
  • Medical certificate
  • Nativity certificate (in electronic form)/ digitally signed in certificate (if applicable)
  • Srilankan Tamil refugee certificate
  • Army personnel proof document, etc.

Anna University, Chennai - Placement 

Every year multinational companies visit the campus of Anna University to recruit talented students. The placement cell of the institute acts as a link between the students and the companies. The cell is also responsible for proving summer internships to the students. Placement is the top priority for the Institute. It has got an excellent placement record.

Placement Companies:

IBM

Infosys

Dell

HSBC Bank

Bank of America

Deloitte

Wipro

Infotech

Accenture

Airtel

Google

Aircel

Oracle

Microsoft

Placement package

Highest Placement Package (International)

6.57 Lakh p.a.

Average Placement Package

4.71 Lakh p.a.

 

Anna University - Scholarship

The institute offers the following scholarships to the needy and deserving students. 

Scholarship

Eligibility Condition

 Community Scholarship

Eligible for (UG & PG) Regular courses (BC/BCM/MBC) Students Annual Parental Income below 2 Lakhs  
Eligible for (UG & PG) Regular and Self Support (SC/SCA/ST) Students Annual parental Income below 2.5 Lakhs

 Hostel Loan Scholarship

Eligible for (UG & PG) (SC/SCA/ST) Students in ACTECH Hostel Annual parental Income below 2 Lakhs

 GATE Stipend

Eligible for GATE Qualified Admitted Students Stipend applied through AIECT Portal

 First Graduate Concession

Eligible for (B.Tech.) Regular and Self Support Courses Students with First Graduate Certificate (Tuition Fee Concession)

 NSP Scholarships

Applied through National Scholarship Portal (https://scholarships.gov.in/)

 Alumni Trust Scholarship (1989)

Eligible for Regular and Self Support Courses Students based on +2 marks and Parental Income (Students who have not received any other Scholarship)

 Anna Award

Students selected from backward & Minorities welfare Office by considering their 12th marks.

 C.M Award

Students selected from backward & Minorities welfare Office by considering their 12th marks.

 Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi (BTM)

1.First Year Students –Plus 2 Marks out of 200 considered
2. All OC, BC, MBC, SC & ST students, whose parental income is less than 36,000/- can apply however, Students those who have already applied for BC, MBC, SC & ST Scholarship (Govt. Scholarship) are not eligible to apply this Scholarship.

 Student Welfare Endowment Award

All OC, BC, MBC, SC & ST students, whose parental income is less than 1,00,000/- can apply however, Students those who have already applied for BC, MBC, SC & ST Scholarship (Govt. Scholarship) are not eligible to apply this Scholarship.

 Dr.M.G. R & Thiru. Quid E-Millath Endowment Award

1.First Year Students –Plus 2 Marks out of 200 considered
2. All OC, BC, MBC, SC & ST students, whose parental income is less than 2,00,000/- can apply however, Students those who have already applied for BC, MBC, SC & ST Scholarship (Govt. Scholarship) are not eligible to apply this Scholarship.


Anna University - Infrastructure 

  • Computer labs
  • Sports
  • Medical
  • Cafeteria
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Gym

Anna University, Chennai - Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. What is the selection criteria for Ph.D. admission?
Ans.
For admission to Ph.D. courses minimum marks are fixed by the Research Board based on the performance in the Entrance Test, qualifying exam and interview. 

Ques. Whether hostel facility available at Anna University?
Ans.
There are hostel facilities available for both boys and girls.

Ques. What is the syllabus for a Ph.D. test?
Ans.
The syllabus for each written test under each faculty will be posted on the website of the University before the written test.

Ques. Is VIT ranked above Anna University?
Ans.
Anna University is a government university whereas VIT is a private University. VIT has better Infrastructure facilities while teaching staff is good at the Anna University. 

Ques. Is it worth doing MBA from AU?
Ans.
 Its true that AU is better known for its engineering courses. But the fees is less and placement opportunities are also good so you may opt for MBA from AU. 

 

Anna University - College Details

Address

Anna University, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025

Website 

www.annauniv.edu/

Accreditation

UGC, AICTE NAAC-A

Facilities

Medical. Lab, Auditorium, Hostel, Gym, Wi-Fi Campus

Email 

[email protected]

Facilities
  • Comp Labs
  • Sports
  • Gym
  • Medical
  • Cafeteria
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Classrooms
  • Security
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