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University of Madras, Chennai

University of Madras, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu NAAC, UGC Estd 1857 State University
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Updated On - November 29th 2017 by JAINAB ALVI

Madras University is a public university in Chennai Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest and premier universities in India. The university has six campuses in the city viz., Chepauk, Marina, Guindy, Taramani, Maduravoyal and Chetpet. It offers to study at UG, PG and Doctoral level. Admission to same is done through entrance exam namely- TANCET. The university has 18 Schools and 68 departments of post-graduate teaching and research along with 109 Affiliated Colleges. The University has its own department of distance education named as University of Madras Institute of Distance Education (UNOM IDE) in order to impart quality education.

Check Madras University Admission process and important dates for all courses.

Madras University Highlights

Established year


Type of University

State University

Approved by

University Grants Commission (UGC)

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Application mode

Both Online and Offline


Navalar Nagar, Chepauk, Triplicane Chennai - 600005 Tamil Nadu, India

Madras University Courses

The university offers a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in multiple departments as well as diploma and certificate programs. Courses offered in diverse streams including Arts, Science, Commerce, and Management. The university offers PG program through regular mode and UG courses through distance mode. To know more about courses click here Madras University Courses and Fees.


  • Department of Historical Studies
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • Department of Political and International Studies
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Philosophy and Religious Thought
  • Department of Fine and Performance Arts
  • Department of English and Foreign Languages
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science
  • Department of Information and Communication Studies
  • Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science

Madras University Admission

Madras University offers admission to PG courses in regular mode and UG courses in distance mode.  In order to secure admission to PG courses including MBA and MCA, students need to qualify in Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET). Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their performance in TANCET are considered for admission.

Applicants who wish to apply can submit application form on official website of university as well as they can download the same. Candidates also have to pay an application fee of INR 100 at the time of registration process.  The minimum eligibility to apply for PG courses is graduation degree in relevant discipline with minimum required marks.


Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is a state level exam which is organized by Anna University. The exam is conducted for admission to postgraduate courses such as M.E., M.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Arch. and M.Plan. TANCET 2018 Registration is expected to begin in the month of January. Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks is the minimum eligibility for TANCET. After the declaration of TANCET Result, those who will successfully qualify the exam are called for TANCET Counselling.

Also Check TANCET Exam Pattern

Madras University Result

Madras University announces the result for its regular PG and Distance UG courses on the official website. Students can check their results by simply entering the desired information.

  1. Visit the official website of UNOM.
  2. Navigate to result section on webpage.
  3. You will find the list of those exams whose result has been out.
  4. Click on the desired link and select course, enter your name and roll number.
  5. Now click on the submit button, the result will be displayed on the screen.
  6. Save and take printout of your result.

Madras University IDE

Madras University invites students to join their Distance Learning Programs which are available throughout the year for the Academic Session (June to May) as well as for Calendar Year Session (January to December). It offers various courses at undergraduate level such as BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BCA, B.LIB, BBA etc. Click her to know more about Madras University IDE.

College Admission Reviews

Yuvaraj, Batch: Psychology -2007


"Entrance was conducted by the Department.For PG course, it included a written test of descriptive questions to be answered in the form of two essaysfor M. Phil course, it included a Research Methodology examFollowed by an interview of the Department Faculty. The interview had questions on my previou"   Read More

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Priya Dharshini cBachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Accounting and Finance)Batch : 2009

Mesmerising Intelligent Knowlegdeable College

Remarks -

College management is doing incredible work to empower women among society.

9/10food & accom
10/10social life
Deevakar LoganathanMaster of Science [M.Sc] (Physical Chemistry)Pursued 1st year 2018 - 2019

My life on university of madras

Remarks -

Its 180yrs old university, parent of all indian universities, having a world class reputation, and produced noble laurates,and reowned scientits

8/10food & accom
9/10social life
Mukesh dBCAPursued 2020 2018 - 2019

Very nice university

Remarks -

It is universal that everything has the merit and demerits too so it is so applicable with university also. But majority is with the good remarks about this College.

4/10food & accom
5/10social life
sriramPh.D. (Psychology)Batch : 2015


Remarks -

The management can concentrate on separate placement cells. Overall the management is good.

4/10food & accom
6/10social life
Rishabh UpadhyayMSc Cyber Forensics and Information SecurityPursued 2nd year 2016 - 2017

Amazing Course -Superb Hostel

Remarks -

As it is government funded, we do have problem with fund sanctioning. But as of now input from the university management is low.but will defiantly improve in coming years.

9/10food & accom
8/10social life


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Navalar Nagar, Chepauk, Triplicane
Chennai - 600005
Tamil Nadu , India

0.26KmAnna Square Bus Stop

General Enquiry - 044-25399422 , 25399746 , Examination Regular Enquiry - 25399456 , 25399457 , 25613727 , 25613773



Gladis Beula

Hello sir,I need information about M.Ed course

15 Jan, 2019 08:22
Akansha Expert

Hi Gladis, You may please check this link for getting M Ed course detail of the University of Madras.

15 Jan, 2019 11:26
Tai Sangbe

What about MA in geography

08 Jan, 2019 21:54
Akansha Expert

Hi Tai, No This university does not offer the relevant course in Arts stream.

09 Jan, 2019 15:24
Meera gopi

Is Msc anatomy course available

15 Oct, 2018 15:27
Akansha Expert

Hi Meera, You may please check this link for getting the MSc Anatomy Course of Madras University.

15 Oct, 2018 16:38
Abdullah hussain

Entrance exam KOB hoga

14 Oct, 2018 17:34
Akansha Expert

Hi Hussain, You may please check the official website to get the information about the entrance exam i.e.

16 Oct, 2018 18:25
Suresh Balaji

I want to diploma in accounting and auditing in your college now is that possible?

20 Aug, 2018 19:39
Garima Bansal

Hi Suresh, This course is not offer in this college.

21 Aug, 2018 11:09
ramya thilak

I have scored 81st rank under category ranking in the tancet examination. Wil i be able to get a seat here?

21 Jul, 2018 15:41
Garima Bansal

Ramya, Its depends upon the merit list whether you will get admission according to your rank or not

21 Jul, 2018 18:29
Durga Kumari

I want m.phil in Hindi can possible in your college

20 Jul, 2018 18:52
Akansha Expert

Hi Durga, Yes It is possible you may please check this link for getting the information about the M.Phil Course Details.

23 Jul, 2018 18:01

Can you just tell me whether we can apply for MBA correspondence now

04 Jul, 2018 13:50
Ritika Sharma

Hi Anistya, please contact this number 044-25613716 , 25613727 for getting information regarding this.

12 Jul, 2018 18:45
ramya thilak

I have scored 52.333 in Tancet 2018 ...will i be able to get admission through councelling?

27 Jun, 2018 16:44
Akansha Expert

Hi Ramya, Admission is based on the Merit list under Entrance Exam Scored, it is depends upon the college that they will give the Admission or not.

26 Jul, 2018 18:30
Ranjima Chetia

I name is ranjima chetia and I have applied for M.phil programme in psychology and there was an option called NAME (tamil) and I have wrongly entered that section.I paid the fee even so Will I get an opportunity to attend the entrance test?

07 Jun, 2018 11:17
Ritika Sharma

Hi Ranjima, You may please contact 044-25399422 , 25399746 for solving your query.

31 Aug, 2018 13:25

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