University shall strive towards a World Class Institution by producing
professionals with high technical knowledge, skills and ethical values.
Anna University was established on 4th September, 1978 as a unitary type of University. This University was named after Late Dr.C.N.Annadurai, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. It offers higher education in Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Applied Sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society. The University's Main Campus extends over 189 acres abutting the Adyar River on the north and Raj Bhavan on the south. The Madras Institute of Technology at Chrompet constitutes the second campus of the University which extends over 52 acres. A third campus extending over 5 acres is located at Taramani, Chennai.
1. In World University Ranking Anna University is ranked 201 as per QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) in the Faculty of Engineering and Chemical during the year 2017-2018.
2. In the subject of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering, Anna University is ranked between 151 and 200 in the global level and 7 in the national level.
3. The University stands 2nd in India in the ‘h’ index citations, based on the research papers published by its faculty members and research scholars.