Anna University - [AU], Chennai

Anna University - [AU], Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu AICTE, UGC Estd 1978 State University

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Anna University Quick Updates

June 7: Anna University may hold Online exam for 1 Lakh Engineering students. Check Here

May 20: CoA has announced the revised schedule for NATA 2020. NATA 1st Test will be conducted on August 01, 2020 while NATA 2nd Test will be conducted on Aug 29, 2020. Check Here

May 20: TANCET 2020 Scorecard downloading date has been extended till May 23, 2020. Check here

May 9: Candidates registered for 2nd attempt of NATA can avail application correction facility till May 11. Check Here

May 8: First and Second Test of NATA are postponed. New dates and schedule will be notified soon. Check Here

May 7: Anna University may conduct online verification of colleges for affiliation. 

Anna University has 13 constituent colleges, 3 Regional Campuses, and 593 affiliated colleges. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs under various specializations. Anna University admission for all the courses is based on an entrance exam at the state or national level namely TNEA, TANCET, NATA. 

The university houses four highly reputed institutions as listed below:

  • Madras Institute of Technology (MIT) – Read more
  • College of Engineering, Guindy – Read more
  • Alagappa College of Technology – Read more 
  • School of Architecture and Planning (SAP) – Read more

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Anna University Highlights

Establishment | type1978 | State University
RecognitionsAICTE & UGC
AccreditationsNAAC – ‘A’ grade (3.46/4.00)
RankingNIRF: 14th in the overall category
Campus Area185 acres
Courses Offered | Type10 | UG, PG, and Ph.D.
Popular CoursesB.E, B.Tech, MBA
Admission CriteriaEntrance Test
Total StudentsUG: 10805 | PG: 3476 | Ph.D.: 1318
Total FacultyRegular: 581 | Temporary: 309
Official Websitehttps://www.annauniv.edu

Anna University Ranking

Body/ MagazineRankingYear
Outlook17th among management institutes in India2020
The World University Rankings601-800 among Engineering institutes (Internationally)2020
QS World University Rankings16th among overall category in India2020
US News Ranking1103 in the overall category across the globe2020
Outlook13th in the overall category in India2019
Financial Express43rd in the overall category in India2019
ARWU Ranking11-16 in the overall category across the globe2019

Anna University Courses

The university offers a variety of programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Tabulated below are the details for the same: 

Courses Eligibility
B.E.Intermediate graduate with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths 
Candidates with Diploma in Engineering/ Technology can apply for lateral entry
B.Tech
B.ArchIntermediate graduate with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Maths and 50% in aggregate as well
M.E.Graduation in relevant discipline with 50% marks
M.Tech
M.Sc
MBA
M.ArchB.Arch in relevant discipline with 50% marks

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Anna University Admissions

The university issues separate application forms for separate courses. All the application forms are available on the university website except for B.Arch. Admission to B.Arch. are made through valid NATA score, so candidates will need to apply for NATA exam before applying to the university. Tabulated below are the acceptable exam for admission in the programs at AU. 

Course NameAcceptable ExamLink
B.ArchNATAClick here
B.E./ B.TechTNEA CounselingClick here
MBATANCETClick here
M.TechGATEClick here

Read more: Anna University Admission

Anna University Scholarships

The university provides financial assistance to deserving and meritorious students. A number of scholarships are offered by AU under various criteria. Listed below is brief about the same:

  • MBC/ BC Scholarships: This scholarship is awarded to backward category students who are studying in the regular courses. The annual income of the parents should not exceed 2 lakhs. 
  • SC/ST Scholarship: To be eligible for this, the annual income of the parents should not exceed 2.5 Lakhs. A certificate from Tahsildar is essential as proof of the category. 
  • Merit-cum-means Minority Scholarship: The students belonging to Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, and Sikkim can apply for this. The annual income of their income must not exceed 2.5 Lakhs. 
  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship: This scholarship is for students studying in colleges and universities. To be eligible, a student must score more than 80% marks in HSC exams. They must also maintain 75% attendance in 1st year.
  • TN Educational Trust Scholarship: This is available for both UG as well as PG students. The annual income of parents should not exceed 2 lakhs. 

Check: Anna University Scholarship

Anna University Placement

The placement cell at the university or its constituent colleges is very active in inviting reputed companies and organizations for placement drive. Every college has its own placement process and conducts pre-placement activities like mock interviews, seminars, conferences, experts talk, etc. The following graph shows the scenario of placement at the colleges of the University:

Anna University Placement Statistics

Know more: Anna University Placement

Anna University Results

Anna University, Chennai announces results for both the semester examinations separately, results are announced within a couple of months from the respective examination. The result can be checked from the official website of the university. The candidates will need their registration number and password in order to login to the examination portal and check their results.

Check: Anna University Result

Anna University FAQs

Ques. Which is better: Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) or Anna University?

Ans. Anna University is the best among all state universities in Tamil Nadu. It is quite affordable in terms of fees for students coming from a middle-class family. The constituent colleges of the university fall under the top-ranked institutes. However, in terms of curriculum, AU is harder than VIT. But the assessments are easy and direct. VIT boasts of a multicultural environment with students from various parts of the country and even foreign nationals, whereas the students in AU are largely from Tamil Nadu.

Ques. Does Anna University provide admission to students coming from outside of Tamil Nadu?

Ans. Yes, the university offers admission to students from outside of Tamil Nadu. One can apply through ‘Other State Students’ Quota’. The university releases an advertisement in newspapers inviting applications for admission. Selection is mainly through a single-window counseling system which is based on marks scored in the 10+2 exam. Around 150 seats are reserved for other state students distributed among the constituents colleges. 

Ques. What is the placement scenario for B.Tech at Anna University?

Ans. The placement process starts around September every year and lasts up to late April. One can get placed in a good company with a really good package if you are from CS or IT departments. Many flagship companies offer a range of CTC from 3 LPA to 24 LPA depending upon the GPA of the student. 

Ques. How are the hostel facilities at Anna University?

Ans. The University offers separate accommodation facilities for both male and female students. They are equipped with facilities like a TV room, laundry, mess, common room, etc. The cost of a hostel including mess is around INR 22000 per semester. The hostel is also equipped with Wi-fi connectivity. 

AU, Chennai Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
B.Tech₹55,00010+2 with 50% + TNEA
B.E₹55,00010+2 with 50% + TNEA
MBA₹41,000Graduation with 50% + TANCET
M.Sc₹41,000Graduation
ME₹60,000Graduation with 50% + TANCET
Ph.D-Post Graduation
M.Tech.₹60,000Graduation with 50% + TANCET
Select Degree : B.Tech B.E MBA M.Sc ME Ph.D
Select Stream : Engineering Architecture Computer Applications Management

Anna University - [AU] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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Master of Engineering [ME]

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Master of Technology [M.Tech]

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#20/200 in 2020 Top colleges in India 2020

Ranked #14 in 2019
QS World University logo

#16/100 in 2020 Top colleges in India 2020

Ranked #13 in 2019
US News logo

#1103/1599 in 2020

Academy Ranking of World Universities logo

#11/1000 in 2019

Times Higher Education logo

#601/800 in 2020

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7.8/10

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7.7/10faculty
8.1/10infrastructure
7.6/10placements
8.0/10social

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Vigneshvaran SBE Printing TechnologyPursued
BATCH : 2021
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9.2 /10

Eco friendly campus because our campus is full of it's a chill climate with in a campus. India's oldest Engineering college and most upgraded lab facilities. Highly knowledgeable professors than other colleges


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Shakthi vendhanPhD EnglishPursued
BATCH : 2024
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7.8 /10

The university works fine. But some elements such as stripend for everyone was not provided and if it is regulated then the research scholars will be able to pursue with the research without any hurdles. There is no any other issues with the university.


8/10academic
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7/10food & accom
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NiveaBachelor of Technology ( Information Technology )Batch : 2019
7.8
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Former college student, 2018 year passed out

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7.8 /10

Good college for engineering courses. Staffs are very much interactive. Industrial visits are standard. Moderate lab infrastructure. Office staffs are slow in providing the bills or receipts. Sometimes they delay more.


9/10academic
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AnojMsc electronic mediaPursued
BATCH : 2019
9.2
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Impact of Tamil Horror movies

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9.2 /10

This is one of the best college in tamilnadu. There will be no rules or restrictions. Students can enjoy the college life very well.Apart from academics there are more no of co curricular activities like nss,ncc.yrc and Nso


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7/10food & accom
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Santhosekumar PBachelor of EngineeringBatch : 2015
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A Remarkable College

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9 /10

Everything is positive here. You can learn many things here, not only learn but also you can enjoy everything here from technical fest to cultural fest. Being students of this college, we are always proud. Proud CEGian. Thanks for the college always.


9/10academic
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SuryaB.E(ECE)Pursued
BATCH : 2019
6.7
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Good college

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6.7 /10

Good atmosphere,good teaching staff. Infrastructure will be good.No ragging in the college.zero percent ragging campus.It is the main advantage for first year students who are willing to join college of engineering guindy, Anna university. Food quality is good. Teaching is also good and friendly manner.


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Periyandavan NBachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)Batch : 2018
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9.3 /10

There are no bad remarks about our college. It is always welcoming Students, those who wanna be higher from what they are now.


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9/10placement
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RishikeshBachelor of Engineering [BE] (Biomedical Engineering)Batch : 2016
8.8
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Ignorance to survival via Failures

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8.8 /10

All comes at a price so for good exposure and good education certain hardships such as hostel facilities should be borne. Apart from which every student must break the shackles and run towards their goal amidst disturbances and obstacles


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10/10infrastructure
7/10food & accom
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Bala jayBE/B.TechBatch : 2015
8.8
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Best 4 years

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8.8 /10

Everything about my collage and campus is so good.i can't say anything bad about my college.it's a great way to find and develop u r talent thats all.


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S Sayed Ali FathimaME/M.TechPursued 2018
7.8
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Learned to be independent , Library experience is awesome

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7.8 /10

Campus is very good . Few departments provide Very good atmosphere and opportunity for students to prepare for competitive exams . No unnecessary rules . Cons -inadequate water supply problem .


9/10academic
8/10faculty
8/10infrastructure
6/10food & accom
7/10placement
9/10social life

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Sardar Patel Road, Old Highways Building, Guindy
Chennai - 600025
Tamil Nadu , India

0.84KmGandhi Mandapam

044-22357077 , 22357073 , 22357076 , 22357264 , 22357265

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Mythily Kumar

How to get ME admission seat in Annauniversity chennai pls help me full details about it

20 Jun, 2019 13:20
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Mythily, admission to this course is based on the marks scored in TANCET or GATE score followed by counselling (TANCA). Only those students who have scored 60% in their graduation degree will be considered eligible for the course. For further details, you may check the Admission Details of the university from here.

20 Jun, 2019 13:27
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G Nandhakumar

MBC communication

24 Apr, 2019 12:24
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

This course is not offered by the university. However, you may check other MBA Communication Colleges from here.

24 Apr, 2019 13:07
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G Nandhakumar

B-tech Automobiles

24 Apr, 2019 12:22
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nandhakumar, instead of B.Tech, the university offers BE in Automobile Engineering. Admission process for the same will start from June 20, 2019 (tentatively). Students must have scored 50% in HSC to be eligible for the course.

24 Apr, 2019 12:53
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raj kumari

Hi I am an Mphil graduate with NET and currently planning to take up PHD in English Literature in part time. Please guide on how to proceed with the admission process.

21 Jan, 2019 12:01
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Sarthak Mahajan

Hi, Ph.D. admission is based on the university-based written Test followed by an interview although UGC NET/ CSIR NET/ SLET/ JRF Teaching Fellowship holders are also eligible for admission. For more information, you may please check the official website.

21 Jan, 2019 16:32
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M GOKUL

Sir i did diplomo i'am eligible for joining anna university

18 Sep, 2018 15:37
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Akansha Expert

Hi Gokul, Please check this link for getting the Admission Information of Anna University.

18 Sep, 2018 18:08
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Sivapriya Malarvannan

My daughter got 115.5 in nata and 75% in board exam will she get admission in b.arch. anna University

13 Jun, 2018 19:43
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Garima Bansal

Hi Sivapriya, Its depends upon the merit list of the college whether she will get admission or not according to her rank.

18 Aug, 2018 18:03
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mohan kumar

I wanna make aerospace engineer well tell which best of B.E or B.tech please help

20 May, 2018 06:02
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Garima Bansal

Hi Mohan, To get the details regarding colleges for b.e or btech you can check this link:- Best Colleges for B.Eor Btech

23 May, 2018 14:25
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RUDRAJADA NAGA SATISH BABU

Other state persons also eligible for Anna University tnea I got 98.7% in 2

07 May, 2018 12:02
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Akansha Expert

Hi Satish, Please check the Admission procedure for this university through this link :- Admission Procedure

07 May, 2018 16:03
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Monsha S

Is there is B.Sc Maths? if it is let me know about it and its details and about the entrance exam

29 Apr, 2018 14:40
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Garima Bansal

Hi Monsha S, this college does not provide B.SC in Mathematics

01 May, 2018 18:23
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Niharika nelakuditi

I have got 93% in groups. Will you advise me how to take admission in Anna University

27 Apr, 2018 21:18
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Garima Bansal

Hi Niharika , The admission procedure of Anna University is given below:- 

 Application form for UG COURSES  offered by Anna University can be filled online by visiting the official portal of TNEA followed by document verification at the TNEA Facilitation Centers (TFC). Students can exercise their choices of desired institutions and branches after paying the initial deposit .Final seat allotment is confirmed by the admission authority only.

03 May, 2018 18:15

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June 11, 2020

Anna University Transcripts: Online, Offline Process, Fee

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June 07, 2020

Anna University May Hold Final Year Exams Online for 1Lakh Engineering Students

Anna University is thinking of conducting online examinations for Final Year engineering students because of the uncertainty to conduct pen-paper based exams.  Almost 1Lakh engineering students are due to complete their degree course in the state.  The university is expecting alm

May 19, 2020

NATA 2021 Result Dates, How to check and Expected Cut off

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May 17, 2020

NATA 2021: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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June 01, 2020

NATA 2021 Registration: Application Dates, Steps to Apply and Registration Fee

NATA is conducted twice a year in the month of April and July. The application procedure for both the sessions is likely to be started in the 4th week of January, 2021. The link to fill the application form for the first and second session will be active by 2nd week of March and 3rd week of June res

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Anna University Time Table 2020: UG PG Date Sheet, Hall Ticket/ Admit Card, Result

Anna University has released the time table of the examinations of UG PG programs. It also releases the same for its affiliated colleges as well. The students can download the same in PDF format. The Datesheet of Anna University contains information like exam subject,date,time etc. incl

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