Annamalai University Annamalainagar

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Annamalai University.I am here to give you some information about this university and i will also clear your all queries about Annamalai University.

About University :

Annamalai University is one of the Asia's largest Public Residential University located in Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India.The university is spread across 1,500 acres (6.1 km2) acres in Chidambaram and it offers courses of higher education in Science, Engineering, Humanities, Agriculture and Arts.

The university also provides more than 501 courses under distance education mode.The Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of Annamalai University aims at offering education to those people who are unable to attend the campus but who desire to study.It is credited with the largest enrollment in India and is well equipped with computer and other infrastructure, adequate teaching faculty and administrative set-up of its own, study centers, computer training centers, etc., to serve its students' clientele in their best interest at their door steps. It has also the unique distinction of offering first in India, Postgraduate Degree Programmes in Applied Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Bioinformatics and Law through Distance Education mode. The Directorate of Distance Education is also offering the Programmes on Fashion Design, Textile Design, Interior Design, Hotel Management and Catering Technology Programmes, Retail Management, Twinning Programme, Programmes on Health Science, Commonwealth Youth Programme, Yoga, Music, Fire and Safety, Pharmaceutical and Taxation Programmes.

All the programmes of study offered by the Directorate of Distance Education have the approval of the Distance Education Council, New Delhi. The Directorate has introduced B.Ed. Programme through distance education mode from the year 2008-09 with the approval of National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi.

History :

Annamalai University owes its existence to the philanthropy of Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar. In 1920, he founded Sri Meenakshi College at the temple town of Chidambaram. In 1928, the Annamalai University Act was passed by the Madras State (government) with Sri Meenakshi College forming the nucleus of this unitary and residential university. The seat of this seminary of higher education came to be called Annamalai Nagar after its founder.

Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar donated to the Madras State (government) the sum of Rs.20 lakh and 1,500 acres (6.1 km2) of land besides the buildings, hostels, library and playgrounds of Sri Meenakshi College, thus paving the way for establishing the university by the Madras Presidency in 1929. The founder was honored by the Government with the Pro-Chancellorship of the university. He held the Pro-Chancellorship for two decades. In 2006, Annamalai University opened its first ever branch in Toronto, Canada.

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Year of Establishment : 1929

Admission Procedure :

Candidate who wish to apply for B.E and B.Pharm will have to appear compulsorily for the Entrance Examination,conducted by the university which is to be held from 10th May to 12th May 2013.

Hostel Facilities : Yes both for Boys and girls.

University fee Structure : INR 30000 per year.

University Placement :


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