Faculties and courses offered at Annamalai University

Annamalai University was established in 1928 by Rajah Sir S. R. M. Annamalai Chettiar. This University is accredited with an ‘A’ Grade by NAAC and is one of India’s largest public residential universities. The campus is placed on 950 Acres of land comprising of 10 Faculties and 49 departments of study. The University is ranked by NIRF in the band 101 – 150 in the University Category. The University is ranked 601+ for Clinical & Health Subjects, in the band of 801 – 1000 for Engineering, 801+ for Life Sciences and 1000+ in the Physical Sciences Subjects by Times Higher Education World University Ranking – 2021.

Annamalai University has a consistent track record in projects and publications. It has joint research and innovation partnerships with 24 institutions across the world in countries like the USA, Europe, Australia, Japan, and the UK and has obtained 15 Patents including 40 MoUs with research partners.

Annamalai University comprises of 10 departments:

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Indian Language
  • Faculty of Marine Science

Undergraduate Courses offered by Annamalai University include:

Arts and Science:

  • B.A. (12 Courses)
  • B.Com. (4 Courses)
  • B.Sc. (16 Courses)
  • B.B.A. (2 Courses)
  • B.F.A (2 Courses)
  • B.Ed.
  • B.P.Ed.
  • B.S.W.
  • B.L.I.Sc.
  • D.Litt. (Arts)
  • B.F.Sc.
  • B.B.M.
  • B.B.S.
  • B.C.A


  • B.E. (9 Courses)


  • B.D.S.
  • B.P.T.
  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • B.Pharm.
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • M.B.B.S.

Postgraduate Courses offered by Annamalai University include:

Arts and Science:

  • M.A. (17 Courses)
  • M.Sc. (19 Courses)
  • M.B.A. (8 Courses)
  • M.Com. (6 Courses)
  • M.Ed.
  • M.F.A.
  • M.L.I.Sc.
  • M.P.Ed.
  • M.Phil.
  • M.S.W.
  • M.T.T.M
  • M.M.M
  • M.H.R.M


  • M.E. (11 Courses)
  • M.Tech. (2 Courses)


  • M.D. (14 Courses)
  • M.D.S. (8 Courses)
  • M.Pharm. (3 Courses)
  • M.S. (3 Courses)
  • M.Sc. (7 Courses)
  • M.P.T
  • Pharm.D.
  • D.Pharm.

Diploma and Certificate courses offered by Annamalai University:

Arts and Science:

  • Diploma in Hindi
  • Diploma in Public Administration
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance & Counselling
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking
  • Post Graduate Diploma in NGO Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management
  • Certificate Course in Dance
  • Certificate Course in Hindi
  • Certificate Course in Library and Information Science
  • Certificate Course in Spoken English
  • Diploma in Food and Nutrition
  • Diploma in Quality Control & Analysis of Industrial Chemicals
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Criminology and Forensic Science
  • Diploma in Agribusiness Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cooperative Business Management (PGDCBM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Foreign Trade
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Management (PGDHM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Business – PGDIB
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Banking and Insurance)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Biotechnology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations
  • Diploma in Journalism
  • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising
  • Diploma Course in Goods and Services Tax
  • Diploma in Financial Accounting
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Taxation
  • Diploma in Commercial Floriculture
  • Diploma in Horticulture
  • Diploma in Computer Application – DCA
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications – PGDCA
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Natural Language Processing
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Software Marketing
  • Certificate Course in Construction Management
  • Certificate Course in Office Management
  • Certificate in Offset Machine Printing
  • Diploma in Construction Management 
  • Diploma in Yoga
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga


  • Diploma in Industrial Safety Engineering
  • Diploma in Mining Engineering
  • Diploma in Petroleum Refining Engineering


  • Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (G.N.M.)
  • Diploma in Industrial Hygiene
  • P.G. Diploma in Public Health – D.P.H.
  • Certificate course in Dental Mechanic
  • Certified Course in Food and Nutrition

Law Courses offered by Annamalai University:

  • L.L.B.
  • L.L.M.
  • M.A. (Human Rights)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights
  • Diploma in Human Rights
  • Diploma in Labour Laws and Labour Welfare (DLL & LW)
  • Diploma in Taxation Law – DTL
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights

In addition to the regular courses, the Annamalai University also offers courses in Distance Education mode. 

Some activities of the University include Free Medical and Dental Camps in Villages, Lifestyle & Hygiene Awareness, Rural & Urban Health Centres by the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry which is attached with a hospital. The Faculty of Agriculture conducts activities like Agripreneurship Development Programme, Sustainable Livelihood Projects for Tsunami affected people and Training Farmers in Integrated Farming.

The University is also equipped with libraries, Sports Centres, Laboratories, Hostels and other centres like the Centre for Renewable Energy, Centre for Material Joining and Research, Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, etc. The University also provides the students with other extracurricular activities like NCC, NSS, Youth Red Cross and Red Ribbon club.

Annamalai University is also equipped with training and placement cells through which, recruiters recruit the students into their organizations. Some notable recruiters include Sai Life Sciences, Chemin Enviro Systems, TPRS Glass, Future Calls, etc.

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