University of Madras (UOM), Chennai is a public research university in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the three oldest universities in India . The university is modeled after the University of London and was incorporated on 5 September 1857 by an act of the Legislative Council of India, and is regulated by the University Grants Commission of the government of India.A public petition in 1839 initiated the formation of University of Madras. The University was in 1840 with Mr.George Norton as its President, that the University Board was constituted. In 1854 after a lapse of 14 years, the Government of India formulated a systematic educational policy for India.
It has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with the highest rating for offering quality education and also recognised as the first centre for potentials of excellence in the Country. The 68 University Departments of study and research are spread over in 4 Campuses organised into 18 Schools each of which offer Post Graduate Courses in respective specialisation, part time and full time Ph.D. Programmes, Diploma and Certificate Programmes.
Campus of UOM:-
The university has four campuses, located in Chepauk, Marina, Guindy and Taramani.Marina campus: School of Tamil and other Dravidian Languages, School of Sanskrit and other Indian Languages.Guindy campus: School of Earth and Atmospheric Science, School of Chemical Sciences, School of Physical Sciences, School of Life Sciences and School of Engineering.Taramani campus: School of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Nanoscience and Photonics.
Facilities in UOM:-
Sports & NSS
Hostel & Guest House
Seminar & Conference Hall
Faculties/ Departments at UOM :-
Political and International Studies
Philosophy and Religious Thought
Fine and Performance Arts
English and Foreign Languages
Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science
Information and Communication Studies
Earth and Atmospheric Science
Entrance Exam at UOM:-
For MBA & MCA programmes selection will be made based on the marks obtained in the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)
Courses offered by University of Madras, Chennai
Applications are invited by University of Madras, Chennai for admission to Master of Law (M.L) program offered in various branches under private study (non semester) for the academic year 2013-2014 through English medium only. For more information on various branches, please click here . ...
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Applications are invited by University of Madras for admission to various postgraduate programs such as Master of Arts (M.A), and Master of Science (M.Sc) offered in various departments for the academic session 2013. For more details on departments, please click here . Eligibility...
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