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Deemed Universities in Tamilnadu
- Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation, Salem
Started in 1982 as a Pharmacy College in Salem in Western Tamilnadu, Vinayaka was conferred the University status in 2001. The university has significant presence in the private medical and paramedical education space in Tamilnadu and Pondichery. The three college and affiliated hospitals at Salem, Pondichery and Karaikal provide medical education under the aegis of the university. In addition, the university offers courses ranging from engineering and architecture to management to arts and science.
- Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA), Thanjavur
One of the popular deemed universities in Tamilnadu, SASTRA offers B.Tech., M.Tech., MBA, MCA and Ph.D programs. The following branches are available in B.Tech - Bio Engineering, Bio Infomatics, Industrial Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communications Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Information & Communication Technology, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Mechatronics. Also a variety of 5 year integrated M.Tech programs are offered by SASTRA.
In the Humanities and Social Sciences stream, SASTRA offers B.Com (Computer Applications), B.A. LL.B, B.Com., LL.B., BBA., LL.B.
For Post Graduate aspirants, the university offers M.Tech., MBA, MCA, M.S., and M.Pharm with different specializations.
- Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
Vellore Institute of Technology, VIT, is a premier deemed university in Tamilnadu. The university focuses primarily on engineering education. In the undergraduate stream in engineering courses are offered in Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering, Bio informatics, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics engineering, and Information Technology.
The business school offers regular MBA, MBA International Business and a 5 year integrated program.
The school of Social Sciences and Languages offers a B.Com (Computer Applications) program.
- Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
Located at the Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR) in Chennai, Sathyabama University is the flagship of the Jeppiar group of institutions.
The university offers undergraduate programs leading to a B.E., degree (4 year programs) or a B.Tech degree. Specializations include Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical Engineering, Automobile Engineering. The university also offers a 5 year B.Arch program. In the Arts and Sciences realm, the university offers B.Ed., B.Sc., Hotel Management and B.Sc Visual Communications programs.
The Dental Sciences department offers a 5 year integrated with internship B.D.S (Bachelor of Dental Sciences) program.
Around 15 M.Tech and M.Arch programs are offered as part of the post graduate programs. M.B.A., M.Sc., Biotechnology, M.Ed., and MCA are other postgraduate programs offered by Sathyabama.
- Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research, Chennai
- SRM Institute of Science & Technology, (SRM University) Chennai
One of the premier private universities in the country offers graduate and postgraduate in Engineering, Medicine, Management, Science and Humanities. In Engineering, the University offers programs in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics, Computer Science, Bio-Engineering, Chemical and Material Technologies, and Architecture.
In the field of medicine, the university offers programs in both clinical and non-clinical departments, departments of surgery, and also has courses in dentistry. Also paramedical courses including College of Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy is offered under the medical stream.
The School of Management offers both MBA and Ph.D programs with specialization in Marketing, Finance, HRM, Systems and Operations.
- Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
A renowned deemed university in South, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has campuses at Amritapuri (Kerala), Bengaluru, Coimbatore in Tamilnadu (University Head Quartered @ Coimbatore), Kochi and Mysore. The University offers undergraduate to doctoral programs through its various schools viz., Ayurveda, Business, Biotechnology, Engineering, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Arts & Sciences, Education, Communication, Social Work and Nano Sciences. Mata Amritanandamayi (MA) Math is the holding trust of Amrita University.
- Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute
- Karunya Institute of Science and Technology, Coimbatore
- Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai
Saveetha University started as Saveetha Dental College and gained university status in 2005. Since then the University has branched into offering undergraduate and post graduate education in the following streams: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Engineering, Management, and Law.
Under the medical stream the university offers M. B. B. S. (Bachelor of Medicine & Science), M.Sc. Anatomy, M.Sc. Physiology, M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry, M.Sc. Medical Microbiology, M.Sc. Pharmacology, M.Sc. Oral Biology, M.Sc. Bio Materials, M.Sc. Clinical Research, B.Sc. MLT, B.Sc. MIT, and B.Sc. EMT.
Under the Engineering stream the university offers B. E. (ECE, EEE, Mech, Civil, CSE) / B.Tech (IT), Integrated B.E + M.E (ECE, EEE, CSE, Mech, Civil) and Integrated B.Tech + M.Tech (IT), M. E. / M. Tech. and Dual Degree M.E - M.S programs.
- Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Krishnankoil
- Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science and Technology, Thanjavur
- Ponnaiyah Ramajayam Institute of Science & Technology, PRIST, Thanjavur
- Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai
- St. Peter's Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai
- Vel's Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai
Vel's University one of the deemed universities in Tamilnaud was formerly known as Vel's Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies and the University offers UG, PG and doctoral programs through the following schools and colleges : School of Maritime Science and Engineering that offers various B.E., M.E., courses including a Marine Engineering program; School of Computing Sciences that offers B.Sc., BCA, MCA and other programs in computer sciences; School of Management Studies & Commerce that offers BBA, MBA, B.Com and M.Com degrees; School of Pharmacy that offers B.Pharm, M.Pharm, D.Pharm and an integrated M.Pharm and Ph.D program; School of Physiotherapy that offers BPT, MPT with different specialities; School of Hotel Management that offers B.Sc., and M.Sc., in Hotel Management; School of Life Sciences that offers B.Sc and M.Sc in Bio Technology, Bio Chemistry and Bio Informatics. The university also has School of Basic Sciences, School of Mass Communication that offers B.Sc., Visual Communications and School of Languages.