University of Madras was entrenched during the year 1857 as a public state university in Chennai, a capital city of Tamil Nadu. The Madras university is recognized under University Grants Commission and a member of Association of Indian Universities. The university is been accredited by NAAC.
Notable alumni’s of Madras University are C. V. Raman: Indian Scientist, S. Chandrasekhar: Indian Scientist, Srinivasa Ramanujan: mathematicians, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: former presidents, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam: 11th President of India, Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari, M.G. Ramachandran, Viswanathan Anand, Vijay Amritraj and many such legends.
Madras University is been ranked 171-280 in the QS University Rankings BRICS University Rankings of 2018 and ranked 64th in overall category and 41st among universities by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in the year 2017.
Madras University provides excellent opportunities for the students to gain extra knowledge apart from academics and also to showcase their skills and talents. The institute organizes various events, fests, competitions, etc. to encourage their students to take part in various extra-curricular activities.
Madras University is located in a place nearby Marina Beach, MGR Museum, Peraringar Anna Museum, Victory War Memorial and many such entertaining places to visit during one’s free time.