Latest Updates:

  • The university has started online admission counseling for the Annamalai University BE program, the last date of admission for the round 1 candidates is October 23, 2020, and the last date of admission for round 2 candidates is October 28, 2020.
  • The university has released Provisional merit lists for the B.Sc (Agri) – Regular & Self supporting (Academic & Vocational)/ B.Sc (Horti) (Academic & Vocational)/ Diploma in Agri (Academic & Vocational0 / Diploma in Horticulture (Academic & Vocational). Admission dates for the same will be notified soon. Read Complete News
  • Last date of the fee payment for the admitted candidates for B.Pharma/ Pharm D/ Dip in Pharmacy/ B.Sc (Nursing) is October 28, 2020.
  • The last date for the candidates who have been moved from provisional list to admitted list for the BFSC (Academic & Vocational)/ BOT/ BPT/ B.Sc (MLT)/ B.Sc (MIT) is October 26, 2020.
  • Annamalai University has started conducting online counseling for BFSC, BPT, BOT, B.Sc (MLT), and B.Sc (MIT). The last date for online counseling is October 10, 2020. Students appearing for the counseling can check the random number lists and provisional lists on the following link https://annamalaiuniversity.ac.in/adm/coun_2020_21.php
  • The application portal for the Annamalai University Ph.D. program admissions is open. The last date to apply for the same is scheduled for October 31, 2020. The application process for the Ph.D. program at Annamalai University started on July 22, 2020. However, the admission dates for the program are not yet announced but the admissions will start right after the registration process gets over. The tentative date for the Annamalai University Ph.D. admission 2020 is November 2020.
  • The admission process for the merit-based courses is on at Annamalai University. The last date for admission is scheduled for October 10, 2020. In case if there are seats left after October 10, 2020, the university may release more lists to continue the admission process until all the seats are filled.
  • Admission to ME, M.Tech, MBA, and MCA program is based on the TANCET exam score. The entrance test was conducted successfully on February 29, 2020, for MBA and MCA and on March 1, 2020, for M.E./ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Planning programs offered by colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu. 
  • TANCET 2020 Counselling and Document verification have been started from September 9, 2020, and are still on.

Annamalai University Admission 2020

Event Dates
Commencement of online application for UG programs July 20, 2020
Last date of application for UG programs August 17, 2020
Commencement of online application for PG programs August 1, 2020
Last date of application for PG programs August 10, 2020
Commencement of online registration for the Ph.D. program August 22, 2020
Last date to apply for the Ph.D. program application process October 31, 2020
Counseling dates for professional courses (BFSC, BPT, BOT, B.Sc (MLT), and B.Sc (MIT)) October 7, 2020, to October 10, 2020
Last date to apply for the merit-based online counseling October 10, 2020
Last date to pay the admission fee for the B.Pharma/ Pharm D/ Dip in Pharmacy/ B.Sc (Nursing) October 28, 2020
Last date to pay admission fee for the BFSC (Academic & Vocational)/ BOT/ BPT/ B.Sc (MLT)/ B.Sc (MIT) October 26, 2020
Last date of admission for the BE (round 1) October 23, 2020
Last date of admission for the BE (round 2) October 28, 2020

Annamalai University is one of Asia's largest public residential universities located in Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1929 and spread across 1,500 acres of land. AU consists of 10 faculties, 49 departments, and provides undergraduate, postgraduate courses, diplomas, and research programs. AU has a separate department for distance education called Annamalai University Directorate of Distance Education. It provides more than 500 courses through distance learning mode.

Annamalai University is recognized by NAAC with ‘A’ grade and approved by AICTE, UGC, MCI, DCI, and NCTE.


Annamalai University Highlights

Official Website https://annamalaiuniversity.ac.in
Accreditation A+ by NAAC 
Entrance Exam Annamalai University Entrance Test
Type of Programs UG, PG courses, Diploma, M.Phil/ Ph.D.
Mode of Registration Online and Offline


Annamalai University Courses & Admission

Annamalai University offers various UG, PG and Research courses under various departments such as the Department of Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering & Technology, Arts, Education, Agriculture, Education, Fine Arts, Science, Indian Languages and Marine Sciences. are run under different departments. The brief of courses with their specialization and eligibility is given below:

Undergraduate Courses

Courses Eligibility
B.A Intermediate(10+2) from any stream at least 50% in total aggregate
LLB
B.Com Intermediate(10+2) from Commerce stream at least 50% in total aggregate
B.E Intermediate(10+2) from Science stream at least 50% in total aggregate

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as the main subjects

B.C.A Intermediate(10+2) from any stream at least 50% in total aggregate

Computer Science or Information Technology as the main subject

B.Sc. Intermediate(10+2) from Science stream at least 50% in total aggregate

Physics, Chemistry, Maths/Biology/Zoology/ as the main subjects

M.B.B.S Intermediate(10+2) from any stream at least 50% in total aggregate

Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the main subjects

B.Pharm
B.F.S

Intermediate(10+2) from Science stream at least 50% in total aggregate
Biology as the main subject

BDS
B.P.Ed Intermediate graduate in relevant stream at least 50% in total aggregate
Physical education is mandatory for B.P.Ed program
B.Ed
B.Lib.I.Sc.

Postgraduate Courses

Courses Eligibility
M.A B.A Hons graduates in the relevant subjects with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.Com B.Com(Hons) graduates in the relevant subjects or BBA with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.Lib.I.Sc. B.Lib.I.Sc. graduates with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.C.A B.Ss Hons graduates in CS/IT or BCA with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.Sc. B.Sc Hons graduates in the relevant subjects with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
MDS BDS graduates with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.S MBBS graduates with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.E B.E/ B.Tech graduates in the relevant subjects with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.P.Ed B.P.Ed graduates with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.Pharm B.Pharm graduates with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.Ed B.Ed graduates with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
M.F.S BFS graduates with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.
LLM LLB/ BBL/ BAL/ BGL with a minimum of 50% marks in total aggregate.

Research and Doctoral programs

The University also offers M.Phil and Ph.D. programs in different faculties such as Arts, Humanities, Engineering, Science, Medicine, Education and more. The minimum eligibility for such programs Master degree in the relevant subjects with at least 55% of total aggregate.

Diploma and Certificate Courses

Annamalai University provides UG and PG Diplomas in various fields like Biotechnology, Pharma Management, Computer Applications, Accounting, Finance, and more. The minimum eligibility is a pass degree in an intermediate(10+2)/ intermediate graduate course.

Note: Candidates are requested to check Annamalai University Fee Structure as per course before applying for the desired course.


Annamalai University Admissions

Students seeking admission to the university courses can register themselves through the official website by submitting completed applications along with the required fee and necessary enclosures. Candidates can follow the subsequent steps to register:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the university (https://annamalaiuniversity.ac.in) and click on ‘New User’

Step 2: Register yourself with a valid contact number and email id

Step 3: Enter your AU Login credentials and browse through the various programs that are grouped into several streams

Step 4: Select the programs and the application form will appear, fill in the form carefully and upload all the required documents

Step 5: Submit the form along with the payment of the application form as per your category and course.

Annamalai University Selection Procedure

  • For all the undergraduate courses and diploma programs, the selection procedure is done on a merit basis - marks obtained in intermediate(10+2) except B.Pharm and B.Tech. Admission to B.Tech and B.Pharm is done on entrance based followed by an interview
  • PG Selections vary courses to course –
    • MA, M.Sc., and M.Com admissions are done on a merit basis - marks obtained in graduation.
    • Selection procedure of M.P.Ed is based on a physical fitness test followed by a personal interview
    • M.Ed selection is based on a merit basis followed by an interview
    • Admission to MBA, M.Tech, M.Pharm, and MCA programs is done on the basis of marks obtained in qualifying degree merit, entrance exam and personal interview.
  • The selection procedure of M.Phil/ Ph.D. aspirants is done on the basis of the Written Test conducted by the university followed by a Personal Interview. NET/ GATE qualifiers can exempt a Ph.D. entrance test.

Note: Successful candidates satisfying their eligibility with Annamalai University Cutoff can enroll their names after the counseling procedure.

Also, check: Annamalai University Admission 


Annamalai University Ranking

Magazine/ Ranking Body Rank
NIRF (Overall) 92
NIRF 56 among the top 100 universities
NIRF 13 among the top 100 pharmacy institutes
UNI Rank 77

Annamalai University DDE

Annamalai University Directorate of Distance Education provides more than 500 courses. It offers education to those people who are unable to attend the campus but who desire to study. AU DDE offers various courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Interior Design, Hotel Management, and Catering Technology, Retail Management, Twinning, Health Science, a Commonwealth Youth Program, Yoga, Music, Fire and Safety, Pharmaceutical, Taxation, etc.

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Annamalai University DDE Admissions

Candidates willing to study through Annamalai University Distance Education Program can get admission through the following two modes:

Spot Admission

Annamalai University provides a Spot admission facility only to those candidates living near any of the designated university Study Centers. The selection of all the programs will be made through the Study Center. For acquiring seats through Spot admission, candidates must submit the required documents along with the application form in person to any study center or contact the Annamalai University DDE office.

Admission through Post

Other candidates seeking DDE Admission can send duly filled-in applications to “The Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar – 608 002” along with attested Xerox copies of required documents.

Annamalai University DDE Results

Annamalai University Distance Education Results are announced on the official website of AU DDE. Students can check their results by entering their Roll Number /Register Number in the box present under the “Examinations” tab and clicking “Get Marks”.


Annamalai University FAQs

Ques. Is Annamalai University Private or Government Institution?

Ans. Annamalai University was established in 1929 and was the first private university in India. However in the year 2013, Tamil Nadu Government took over and now it acts as a state University.

Ques. Is Annamalai University UGC approved?

Ans. Yes, Annamalai University is UGC approved. It is also approved by the Ministry of HRD, the Government of India.

Ques. What are the courses provided by Annamalai University?

Ans. Annamalai University provides different UG, PG and Doctorate courses like BSc, M.Sc, BA, MA, BEd, MEd, PhD.

Ques. How to get Admission in Annamalai University?

Ans. To get admitted in Annamalai University a candidate must qualify for the minimum eligible requirements. They need to apply for admission through online mode, after which an Entrance Exam will be conducted. Based on the score of the Entrance and Interview, a candidate will get admitted to Annamalai University.

Ques. Does Annamalai University provide Distance Education?

Ans. Yes, Annamalai university provides Distance Learning courses for about 500+ courses. They are well recognized and accepted throughout the industries.