Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai

Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute (DMGRDU), Chennai is an integral part of Tmt. Kannammal Educational Trust and is a Deemed University in 2003 as per UGC and MHRD, New Delhi. University has been recognized with 'A' Grade by NAAC, approved by the NBA and received various other ranking from IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell), NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) and ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology). Dr. MGR Educational & Research Institute is an ISO certified university and provides both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

The college is well known for its centre of Excellence for Quality Education and Research in the fields of Engineering Technology, Dentistry, Medicine, Science and Humanities. It aims to convey technological competence and inculcate discipline, dignity, and humaneness to all the students.  All the students who have successfully completed a Degree through Dr. M.G.R Educational and Research Institute are eligible to become an affiliated member of the university. Not only this, but university claims to have 28 years of experience of recognizing Renowned Faculty, Diverse Culture, Stellar Network and Extraordinary Learning. 


Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Highlights

Established | Institute Type

1988 | Deemed to be University

Also Known as


Approval and accreditation

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)

Accepted Entrance Exam


B.Arch: NATA


Courses Offered

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Courses

Application Mode | Fees

Online & Offline | INR 750 

Admission Criteria

Entrance Test conducted by University

Hostel Facility 

Both Boys & Girls

How to Reach

Bus: D.M.S Bus Stop is 448 meters away, 7 min walk.

Airport: Chennai International Airport 16km away


Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Courses and Fees

Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute offers various degree courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, BBA, MBA, B.Com, M.Com, M.Phil., B.Sc., M.Sc., BPT, MPT, MBBS, BDS, MDS etc. B.Tech and MBBS fee structure is mentioned below:

Undergraduate Courses – B.Tech, B.Ed, BBM, BCA, B.Com


Semester Fees (INR)

Other Fees (INR)

Total Fee in Mechanical Engineering



4,90,000 in Civil Engineering



3,30,000 in  ComputerEngineering



3,94,000 in Information Technology



3,70,000 in Bio-Technology



3,70,000 in Automobile Engineering




B.Ed -2 Years




Bachelor of Commerce




Bachelor of Business Administration




Bachelor Of Computer Application




Bachelor of Broadcast Media (BBM)





Undergraduate – B.Arch


Above 90% in HSC

Above 70% in HSC

Below 70% in HSC

Semester Fees (INR)

Semester Fees (INR)

Semester Fees (INR)

Other Fees (INR)

B.Arch -5 Years






Postgraduate Course – M.Tech, M. Arch, MCA, M.Com


Semester Fees (INR)

Total Fee

M.Tech Full Time



M.Arch-2 Years



MCA - Full Time (3 Years)







Management Studies – MBA


Semester Fees (INR)

Total Fee




MBA - Cost and Management Accounting



MBA - Financial Planning




Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Admission 2020

Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute offers a number of undergraduate degree courses, like B.Tech (regular, lateral entry and Part-time), BDS, B.Sc., BPT, B.Sc., B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Ed. and M.B.B.S. degrees with various specializations. 

  • Admission to all the courses is done through an entrance exam which is conducted by the University. 
  • Once university release admission date, students can download the application form from the official website.
  • Students have to fill the form with all valid information asked by the university.
  • After filling up the form, students have to submit the same with application fees. 
  • Candidates then have to download the Admit Card, and on a given date a test will be conducted. 
  • After entrance test, college will release merit list of the shortlisted candidate and update them about the further process through emails or formal letter.

Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Eligibility Criteria

The Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai has different eligibility criteria for various courses. Some of them is mentioned below: 

Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Programme

The applicant who are interested in undergraduate programme of DRMGDU, should have to lie under the following eligibility criteria, which is :

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 from any recognized board of education or equivalent. 
  • Transcript of the academic performance must be in English language only. No other language will be accepted by the college. 

Eligibility Criteria for Postgraduate Programme

The applicant who are interested in postgraduate programme of DRMGDU, should have to lie under the following eligibility criteria, which is :

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 from any recognized board of education or equivalent. 
  • The candidate must have completed his/her bachelor’s degree of at least 3 year duration.


Some individual courses required special qualification as their eligibility criteria. Some of them are mentioned below:

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

B.Tech(Lateral) Computer Science and Technology, Civil, Chemical Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical, Production, Automobile, Mechatronics, Plastic Moulding

M.Tech (All Disciplines)


M.Tech Part-Time (All Disciplines)

B.E./B.TECH (CSE,ECE,EEE,IT), M.Sc. (CS,IT), M.C.A., M.Sc. (Electronics Science, Physics, Maths)


M.Arch (Landscape, Interior Architecture, Construction Project Management)



Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Application Process


The admission to all the UG and PG courses is completed through the entrance exam performed by the University. Students can follow below steps to fill application form:

How to apply online ? (step by step process)

Step 1: Visit the official webiste and click on the admission tab. 

Step 2: The applicant will be redirected to admission page. Select your favourable course. 

Step 3: Fill all the required details in the online application form. 

Step 4: The applicant have to register themself. After the registration a automated mail wil be send to your respective mail account for the verification. Verify your mail id. 

Step 5: Login into your account. And Fill the application form in an appropriate manner. 

Step 6: After filling up the form, students have to attach necessary documents and submit the same at University.

Step 7: Along with the form students have pay application fee of Rs. 750 by cash or Rs 850 through DD.

*Note- Application form fee will be non-refundable. 


Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Placements

The training and placement cell of DMGRDU has a single-point agenda to place as many students as possible IN reputed organizations. The Traning & Placement unit arranges placement interviews in accordance with the individual merit and skills of the students.

The department organizes training programs and workshops for final year students where students give psychometric and aptitude tests. Thereafter they are groomed on resume writing, group presentation, interpersonal skills, and personality development.

Maximum salary package that students have received till date is 5.5 Lakhs/ annum, whereas the lowest is Rs. 1.8 Lakhs / annum. Students can refer below list of recruiter to get fair ideas about companies already visited the University for Placements.

Top Recruiters

  • TCS
  • IBM
  • Infosys
  • Accenture
  • HCL
  • Caritor
  • Wipro
  • L & T
  • Satyam
  • Virtusa
  • Hyundai
  • ABB
  • HDFC
  • Sapient
  • Cipla
  • Honeywell
  • Capgemini
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Tata Consultancy


Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Scholarships

Institute provides Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for the students as per the approval from the Department of Higher Education. This scheme is to provide financial support to those college / university students who are economically weak or from SC, ST, Physically Handicapped category. Scheme is helping meritorious students who can afford their fees and willing to complete their higher education. Below you will find the criteria and eligibility for scholarship.

  • Students will be awarded with the scholarship on the basis of their Senior Secondary Examination scores
  • Student those who have achieved more than 80% in relevant stream, in 10+2 or equivalent from recognized board.
  • Student’s family income should be less than Rs. 6 Lakhs per annum.
  • Student cannot avail any other scholarship. 
  • Candidates will get Rs 1000/month for graduation course and Rs. 2000/month for post-graduate course for the period of 3 years/ 2 year respectively.  


Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Cut-Offs 

DRMGRDU – Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute releases its cut-off and merit list of many UG & PG courses every year. There are 3 departments & colleges in DRMGRDU for which cut-off will be released depending upon the reservation and seat availability. At Ease Admissions students will get each and every merit and cut off list with all the authentications. Below you can check 2019 cut-offs from all the 3 departments.

Category All India Cut-off by rank









Economically Weaker Section



Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Infrastructure & Facilities

The college is spread over a huge 300 acres of land, with a built-up region of over 1.1 million square feet. The university offers buses and shuttles to travel in and around the university. The department of management offers a full-fledged efficient library with over 4,000 books and numerous e-journals. The department besides possesses an elite computer laboratory containing over 50 computers and has software like MS Visual Studio, SPSS, Adobe Photoshop 10, etc. for enabling students to be in-sync with the recent developments. The university also has well maintained conference halls and seminar halls. A well balance is maintained between academics and sports, cultural and recreational activities. Financial institutions like Canara Bank and ICICI ATM are found inside the campus. The inmates of the hostel are offered further luxuries such as saloon, gym, and screening of movies for entertainment.

  • Smart Classrooms
  • Conference Hall
  • Seminar Hall
  • Convention Centre
  • Labs & Equipment
  • Sports
  • Transport
  • Infrastructure & Facilities
  • Conference & Seminar Halls
  • Library
  • Transport
  • Hostel
  • Bank & ATM


Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Hostel Fees

The institute offers various facilities inside the campus including well maintained hostels for both boys and girls. Below you will find the details about hostel facility provided by the institute for its students: 

  • Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai has separate hostels for boys and girls.
  • 24 Hours Medical Facility with free medicines.
  • Continuous Power Supply and separate generator for students.
  • Entertainment theatres are available and Movies are screened for students on holidays.
  • Indoor and Outdoor games with infrastructure facilities.
  • Study Rooms, Saloon, Beauty Parlour, Stationery Stores, well-equipped GYM centre, are available.

Hotel Capacity


Capacity of Accommodation



University Main Hostel



ACS Medical Hostel



Total Capacity




Hostel Fees


INR 80,000 / Annum


INR 80,000 / Annum 


DRMGRDU - Frequently Asked Questions

Ques: What is the address of Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute?
Complete address of Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute is Periyar EVR High Road, Viswasa Nagar, Maduravoyal, Chennai – 600095, Tamil Nadu

Ques: What are all the courses / programs Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute offer to their students?
Dr. MGR Educational & Research Institute offers various undergraduate & postgraduate courses to their students 

Ques: Do Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute provides any scholarships to their students?
Yes, there are various scholarships provided by the institute to their students

Ques: Does Hostel facility is available at Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute campus?
Yes, The Institute provides separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.

Ques: Does Dr. MGR University provides HR Management specialization for MBA students?
No, Institute does not offer HR specialization for MBA students

Ques: What are the eligibility criteria for admission in M.G.R Education and Research Institute University?
Institute have eligibility criteria depending upon the course you opt for but still the basic criteria is that the student should have to clear 12th from a recognized Board/University.

Ques: How is the placement of Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute?
The University has a very good placement facility as it brings opportunities from various reputed companies like Tata Consultancy services, HCL, Tech Mahindra, IBM technologies etc.


Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute Chennai - Contact Details 


E.V.R Periyar Salai (NH4 Highway), Maduravoyal, Chennai - 600095. Tamilnadu, India

Email Id

[email protected]

Official Website

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