University of Madras

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The University of Madras is a state university in Chennai (Madras ) in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Together with the University of Mumbai and University of Calcutta, she is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the Indian subcontinent. The University is spread over four sites in Chennai: Chepauk, Marina, Guindy and Taramani.


The University of Madras was founded in 1857 after the model of the University of London. In 2004, all engineering areas were transferred to Anna University.

Faculties and Institutions

Apart from the various disciplines at the university 43 research institutions with the University of Madras are connected. In addition, many educational institutions are connected to the University.

Connected teaching facilities

Constituent Colleges

Independent Colleges of Arts and Sciences:

  • Bharathi Women's College
  • Presidency college
  • Queen Mary's college

Not Independent Colleges of Arts and Sciences:

  • Dr.Ambedkar Government Arts College
  • Government Arts College
  • Government College of Arts and Crafts
  • Government college of Architecture and Sculpture
  • Loganatha Narayanasamy Government Arts College
  • Quaid -e- Millath Government College for women
  • Rajeswari Vedachalam Government Arts College
  • Sri Subramaniaswami Government Arts College
  • Sri Sankara Arts and Science College, Enathur, Kanchipuram

Aided Colleges

Specialized facilities:

  • Defense Service Staff College
  • Forensic Science Department
  • King Institute of Preventive Medicine
  • Tamilnadu Institute of Labour Studies

Independent Colleges of Arts and Sciences:

  • Ethiraj College for Women
  • Loyola College
  • Madras Christian College
  • Meenakshi College for Women
  • Stella Maris College
  • Women's Christian College (WCC )
  • Vivekananda College
  • Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women ( JBAS )

Not Independent Colleges of Arts and Sciences:

  • Dr.MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women
  • A.M. Jain College
  • Chellammal Women's College
  • C. Kandaswami Naidu College for Men
  • D. G. Vaishnav College
  • Dharmamurthi Rao Bahadur Calavala Cunnan Chetty 's Hindu College
  • Dhanraj Bain Jain College
  • Guru Nanak College
  • Anna Adarsh ​​College for Women
  • Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women
  • Madras School of Social Work
  • Pachaiyappa 's College
  • Pachaiyappa 's College for Men
  • Pachaiyappa 's College for Women
  • Quaid -e- Milleth College
  • St.Louis College for the Deaf
  • Sir Theagaraya College
  • Sivet College
  • Shrimathi Devkunvar Nanalal Bhatt Vaishnav College for Women
  • The New College

Famous graduates

  • Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1910-1995), Nobel Prize in Physics 1983
  • APJ Abdul Kalam ( born 1931 ), Indian President
  • C. V. Raman (1888-1970), Nobel Prize in Physics 1930
  • Raj Reddy ( born 1937 ), Turing Award 1994