Madras University has released the Schedule of M.Phil (Mathematics) exam. The university is inviting applications for MA in Bharathanatyam and Rhythmology. The deadline to apply is Nov 10, 2020. Madras University has released M.Sc Psychology Selection List on the website. 

Madras University Important Dates

Events Dates
Last Date to Apply for M.Phil. October 31, 2020
Last Date to Apply for PG, Diploma and Certificate Courses October 30, 2020
Last Date for Issue and submission of the filled in Application for MA in Bharathanatyam and Rhythmology November 10, 2020
M.Phil. (Mathematics) Entrance Exam November 5, 2020
M.Phil. (Mathematics) Viva-Voce Exam November 6, 2020

University of Madras, Chennai (Madras University or UNOM) was established in 1857. It has been approved by UGC as a State University and has been accredited with Grade A by NAAC in 2013. The University offers UG, PG, Ph.D., diploma, and certification courses. It also offers courses in the distance mode as well.

It secured 22nd rank according to the NIRF 2020 Rankings and 32nd position according to the Outlook-ICARE India rankings 2019. 

Madras University Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1857 | State University
Accreditation and Approval NAAC, NCTE, & UGC
Courses UG, PG, Doctoral, Diploma, and Certification Courses
Application Mode Online 
Admission Criteria Entrance-based and Merit-based
Official Website www.unom.ac.in

Madras University Rankings

In recent years, the University of Madras has been ranked among the top institutes in India.

Ranking Agency Rank Year
NIRF 22 2020
Outlook-ICARE India 32 2019
The Week 11 2019

Madras University Courses

The University offers various courses on its campuses in fields like social sciences, Indian and foreign languages, management studies, life sciences, and physical sciences. Some of the courses have been tabulated below.

Courses Details
MA
  • Specialisations: Ancient History and Archaeology, Historical Studies, Anthropology, Lifelong Learning, Human Resource Management, Sociology, Women Studies, Defence and Strategic Studies, Political Science, Public Administration, International Relations, South and Southeast Studies, Public Policy, Economics, Development Administration, Econometrics, Financial Economics, Indian Philosophy, Buddhism, Yoga: Theory and Practice, Journalism and Mass Media, Journalism – Online Media, Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Saiva Siddhanta Studies, Saiva Siddhanta, Saiva Agamas & Panniru Thirumurai Classics, Divyaprabandham, Vaishnavism, Comparative Religion and Philosophy with Specialization in Christian Studies, Christian Scriptures, Jaina Studies, Islamic Studies, English, French, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil literature and Culture, Tamil Studies, Telugu, Arabic, Urdu, Indian music, Bharatanatyam, and Folk Music
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation in relevant subjects
M.Sc.
  • Specializations: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Cyber Forensics & Information Security, Statistics, Counselling Psychology, HRD Psychology, Mathematics, Actuarial Statistics, Applied Geography, Computer Science, Geology, Applied Geology, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, polymer Chemistry, materials Science, Information Technology, Energy and Materials Science, Biophysics, Physics, Advanced Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology, Medical Biochemistry, Biomedical Genetics, Medical Microbiology, Anatomy, Neuroscience, Physiology, Yoga, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, and Photonics and Bio-photonics
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation in relevant subjects
M. Com.
  • Specializations: International Business & Finance and Business Data Science
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation in relevant subjects
M. Tech.
  • Specialization: Geoinformatics
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: MA / M. Sc. with relevant subjects
MBA
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation from any stream 
MCA
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Graduation with relevant subjects 
M. Phil
  • Specializations: Ancient History and Archaeology, Historical Studies, Anthropology, Women Studies, Defence and Strategic Studies, Public Affairs, Political Science, Public Administration, International Relations, South and Southeast Studies, Economics, Applied Economics, Development Economics, Continuing Education Management, Human Resource Management, Counselling Psychology, Philosophy, Buddhism, Commerce, Physical Education & Yoga, Education, Network Systems & Information Technology, Saiva Siddhanta, Vaishnavism, Christian Studies, Christian Scriptures, Jaina Studies, Islamic Studies, English, French, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil literature and Culture, Tamil Studies, Telugu, Arabic, Urdu, Sanskrit, Applied Sanskrit, Mathematics-Computer Science, Geology, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Theoretical Physics, Scientific Instrumentation, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Endocrinology and Indian music
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Eligibility: Master’s Degree in relevant subjects

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Madras University Admission

The selection criterion for admission into all courses is entrance-based. For the MBA/MCA courses, students need to appear in the TANCET Exam

Applications processes are online in the University. 

Application Procedure:

  • Students need to visit the official website of the University.
  • Register using email id or phone number.
  • Fill in the required information and upload the necessary documentary.
  • Submit the form and pay the application fees.
  • Appear and crack the exam to secure the admission. 

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Madras University Scholarships

Besides the government and national merit scholarships, the University offers the following scholarships to the students:

  • The Lions International Endowment Scholarship 
  • Rotary Club of Madras City Endowment Scholarship 
  • The Lady Willington Peace Endowment Scholarship 
  • Srimathi Sivakama Radhakrishnan Scholarship 
  • The Sir T. Muttuswami Ayyar Endowment Scholarship 
  • The Srimathi Padmasani Bai Endowment Scholarship 
  • The K.N. Ayyaayyar Endowment Scholarship
  • The Gokhale Endowment Scholarship 
  • Sambuvarayar Endowment Scholarship 
  • Aringnar Anna Endowment Scholarship 
  • Maharaja Sri Ganga Singhji Endowment Scholarship

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Madras University Facilities

The university offers the following student-centric facilities on its campuses:

  • Hostel- Accommodation facilities are available on the campus for the comfortable stay of the students.
  • Library- There are various libraries on the campus. Students have access to abundant learning resources.
  • Sports Space- The campus is facilitated with sports space for the games like badminton, football, table tennis, hockey, cricket as well as various indoor sports.

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Madras University FAQs

Ques. What are some of the certification courses offered by the Madras University?

Ans. It offers certification courses in Indian and foreign languages, Blogging, Web-page Design, Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Psychology, Functional English and Public Speaking, NGO Management, Karnatic Music and Voice Training.

Ques. Does the Madras University follow the Choice-based Credit System?

Ans. Under the Choice- Based Credit System, students are allowed to opt for core, elective/minor, or skill-based courses and they are evaluated with the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) over all the semesters.

Ques. Does the Madras University offer UG courses through Distance education?

Ans. Yes, the students can pursue UG courses here through distance education.

Ques. Are the students required to pursue internships at Madras University?

Ans. Students are awarded credits based on the duration of the internships that they complete. They can pursue internships as suggested by the respective departments.

Ques. How can the students contact the Madras University in case of queries?

Ans. Students can reach out in the following contacts in case of queries:
  • 2539 9422
  • 2539 9746