Established in 1857, the University of Madras is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Chennai (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Tamil Nadu. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, University of Madras (Umadras) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution. University of Madras (Umadras) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 166-year-old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Umadras also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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The following University of Madras's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Madras's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic University of Madras's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has University of Madras a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.
University of Madras's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Madras.
University of Madras has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.
University of Madras is a public higher education institution.
University of Madras is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Continuous type of academic calendar.
University of Madras does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of University of Madras's main facilities:
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
uniRank provides below an overview of University of Madras's main services:
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
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University of Madras is legally recognized and/or accredited by: University Grants Commission of India
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Madras's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Madras's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
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