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Annamalai University

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Established in 1929, the Annamalai University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Chidambaram (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Annamalai University (AU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution. Annamalai University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 95-year-old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. AU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Annamalai University's Control Typepublic


Annamalai University's Entity Typenon-profit


Annamalai University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Annamalai University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) அண்ணாமலைப் பல்கலைக்கழகம்
Acronym AU
Founded 1929
Motto With courage and faith
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University Location

Address PO Annamalainagar
608 002 Tamil Nadu
Annamalai University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Annamalai University Phone Number +91 (4144) 238 259
Annamalai University Fax Number +91 (4144) 238 080

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Annamalai University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Annamalai University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Annamalai University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Annamalai University.

Annamalai University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Annamalai University's admission information.

Annamalai University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Annamalai University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Annamalai University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Annamalai University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Annamalai University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Annamalai University has more than 150 international students.

Annamalai University's Admission Office Admission Office

The Registrar, Annamalai University
Annamalainagar 608 002
(4144) 238 259

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Annamalai University.

Annamalai University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Annamalai University has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Annamalai University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Annamalai University's Control Type Control Type

Annamalai University is a public higher education institution.

Annamalai University's Entity Type Entity Type

Annamalai University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Annamalai University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.

Annamalai University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

Not reported

Religious Affiliation

Annamalai University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Annamalai University's main facilities:

Annamalai University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Annamalai University's Library

Annamalai University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Annamalai University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Annamalai University's main services:

Annamalai University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Annamalai University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Annamalai University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Annamalai University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Annamalai University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Annamalai University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Annamalai University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: University Grants Commission of India

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Annamalai University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
  • National Medical Commission (NMC)
  • Dental Council of India (DCI)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Annamalai University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Annamalai University's Facebook page Annamalai University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)


YouTube YouTube

Annamalai University's YouTube channel Annamalai University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

Annamalai University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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