The city of Chennai is a metropolis which is the Capital city of Tamil Nadu and
its biggest city. With a number of industries in Chennai, the manufacturing sectors
in the city is very vibrant and dynamic. The city caters to the vast requirements
of highly qualified manpower by establishing a number of Universities in Chennai.
Some of the Institutions of National Importance in Chennai include the Indian Institute
of Technology and the National Institute of Fashion Technology. Besides these Institutes
is the Central University located in the city of Chennai. A Research Institute in
Plastics Engineering & Technology is a centrally funded institution in the city.
- One of the State Universities in Chennai is dedicated to the study of Engineering
and Technology and another State University in Chennai is dedication to the study
of medicine and related subjects. These two Universities in Chennai have a large
number of colleges affiliating with them. These colleges impart education in the
streams according to the University they are affiliated with.
- The State law university has a number of law colleges under it offering various
courses in Legal studies.
- There are state Universities in Chennai dedicated to the study of
- Sports and related subjects
- Tamil studies including Tamil language and Literature
- Veterinary and Animal Sciences and related subjects
- Open University
- The University of Madras has 3 campuses in the city of Chennai and has a plethora
of colleges affiliating with it. It is also a research University and has a number
of research department attached to it.
- Some of the research institutes are of very high repute and include fields like
preventive medicine, Brackish water Aquaculture, Leather Research and Cancer Research
to name just a few.
Private Universities in Chennai
- A private university for Marine engineering is located in Chennai
- There are three other Universities in Chennai and offer courses in the various disciplines
of Medicine, Engineering and Humanities.