Anna University – Results, Courses, Admission Process, Fee, Eligibility, Colleges

Rachit Agrawal
Modified on 2020-02-12 in University
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Anna University is one of the well-known universities in India. It was started in the year 1978, 4th September by the Government of Tamil Nadu. It began to function as a unitary university, emphasizing both postgraduate and undergraduate degrees. The university was named after the late Dr.C.N.Annadurai, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. It offers higher education in Technology, Engineering, Architecture, and Applied Science relevant to society’s needs.

This university is officially funded by the state government of Tamil Nadu, which is located in Chennai. It houses the four famous technical institutions of Chennai-College Of Engineering, Alagappa College of Technology, Madras Institute of Technology, and School of Architecture and Planning. The main campus of Anna University is in Guindy, Chennai, and the satellite campus is in Chrompet, Chennai.

Anna University is ranked as the tenth institution overall India, according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework, ranked fourth among universities in India and eighth in Engineering colleges. It was converted into an affiliating type of university in 2012. All the engineering colleges of the Tamil Nadu state were brought together under the guidance of a single institution Anna University ensuring uniform education for Engineering.

Anna University, Chennai

Anna University in Chennai, the main campus which is about 189 acres joining the Adyar river in the north and Rajbhavan in the south. The university aims to provide professionals with technical knowledge, professional skills, and values that serve the different organizations stepping towards development.

 It offers three postgraduate courses23 undergraduate courses, and a dual degree in engineering and technology. The campus is huge with a friendly atmosphere making it one of the best places in Tamilnadu to be chosen to pursue your higher studies.

Anna University Results

The university announces the results of both UG and PG students for the exams that were conducted by the university through the online mode only. The results of all the students who had taken the exam would be published in the official trusted websites of the University-,,,

Follow these steps to check the results of Anna University:

  • Log in to the official website of Anna University
  • Find the ‘Result’ option and select it
  • Choose your relevant course results
  • Enter the essential login details
  • Take a printout of the marks sheet (optional)

Anna University Results in 2020

Anna University has declared the results on their official website on 29th January of both UG and PG students who had attained their exams on Nov/Dec 2019. Most of the students had passed with flying colors in this exam.

Anna University Application Form

The students are supposed to visit the official website to apply because the application form is available only online, and the mode of payment for the application fee should also be done through online.

Application form (I’ll be sending to you)

Anna University GPA calculator

Anna University follows grade system other than calculating the percentage of the students. GPA stands for Grade Point Average. The university uses the grading system since the 2008 batch.

Students of all semesters belonging to different departments can easily calculator their grades or credit scores through this online GPA calculator of Anna University. The main advantage of this system is that the students above 90 marks will be considered a centum score.

Anna University Distance Education

Anna University of distance education is known for its high quality of online classes. Centre of Distance Education, Anna University provides few professional courses to pursue- MBA, MCA, and M.Sc. in Computer Science. The applications for these courses are open twice a year, i.e., Academic year, and Calendar year.

The students pass through the entrance exam DEET (Distance Education Entrance Test) if your choosing MBA and MCA, but this is exceptional for students who a valid TANCIT scores. For students who choose M.Sc. will be selected based on their bachelor’s degree scores.

Anna University Courses

Anna University is a huge university with so many branches spread across Tamil Nadu, which offers a variety of more than 50 courses for both undergraduate, postgraduate students and doctorate level as well. The courses offered at Anna University are as follows

Undergraduate courses At Anna University:


  1. Aeronautical engineering
  2. Automobile engineering
  3. Production engineering
  4. Rubber and plastic technology engineering
  5. Chemical engineering
  6. Electronic and instrumentation engineering
  7. Petroleum refining and Petrochemical engineering
  8. Ceramic technology
  9. Textile technology
  10. Industrial Bio-Technology
  11. Food technology
  12. Pharmaceutical technology
  13. Civil engineering
  14. Agricultural and irrigation engineering
  15. Mining engineering
  16. Mechanical engineering
  17. Printing technology
  18. Computer science and engineering
  19. Industrial engineering
  20. Electrical and electronics engineering
  21. Manufacturing engineering
  22. Electronics and communication engineering


  1. Architecture

Postgraduate Courses


  1.  Information technology
  2. Systems engineering and operation research
  3. Electrical drives and embedded control

Anna University Admission Procedure

Anna University is one of the best universities in Tamil Nadu that you can get into. It has the best atmosphere and placement opportunities that are required for the students.

It offers quality education with highly qualified faculties ensuring their support in building the future of the students. There are very few steps to be followed if you want to get your admission done in Anna University.

  • Visit the official website of the universe
  • Fill the required details in the application form and submit
  • Pay the registration fee to make the registration successful
  • Take a photocopy of the form for any future reference

Anna University Contact Number

 Anna University has an official contact number through which you can contact the respective people if you any queries about the admission or courses.

Contact number- 044-22357354

Anna University MBA

Management of business studies at Anna University was started in the year 1981. Since 1981 the college has been successfully producing skillful future managers working for different organizations.

The college provides all support and has been ensuring in nurturing organization skills in every student. It has good placement opportunities with a package of 5-6 lakh per annum.

Anna University Ph.D.

Centre of Research, Anna University opens admissions for Ph.D. twice every year in two categories-full time and part-time. Students can apply through the official university website. A written entrance exam selects the students, the candidates themselves can choose the topics.

Selected students from the written exam are notified for an interview by the university and then nominated by referring to the eligibility norms. The university supports the students to research their topics by providing all necessary support to the students.

Anna University Grading System

Anna University changed the grade system regulations in 2017. They find that the grading system is a better option other than giving percentages. The university, while publishing the semester results of the students they use 7-grade alphabetical letters.

GradeGrade pointMark range

Colleges Under Anna University

Anna’s university’s main campus is in Chennai. There are many colleges in Tamil Nadu that is being affiliated with Anna University. It was formed by merging four famous technical universities of Tamil Nadu, but presently more than 500 colleges are affiliated with Anna University. The few lists of colleges are:

  • Anna University Regional Campus Coimbatore
  • University College of engineering, Arani
  • University College of Engineering, Kanchipuram
  • Anna University Dindigul campus

Anna University Cut Off

Anna University is one of the famous colleges in Tamil Nadu, joining this college would be the best thing to develop and secure your future. The admission of this college would be gained only with good TNEA cut off marks. The cut off marks of Anna University is given below in the table

Opening MarksClosing Marks
Civil Engineering179199.25
Computer Science
Electronic and
194.75 200
Electrical and
189 .5199.67
Geoinformatics 181 197.25
Mechanical |
Mining Engineering 185.25198.25

Anna University Fee Structure

Anna University stands in the fourth position of being the highly reputed colleges in India. The college provides a variety of facilities for students like a friendly atmosphere and professional skills.

The fee structure differs for each course in Anna University

  • The fee structure of BE is 1,20,380
  • ME is 92,940
  • M.S is 46,850
  • M.Tech is 92,940
  • Ph.D. is 51000
  • MBA is 83,020
  • M.Sc is 92,940
  • MCA is 139,86

Anna University Degree Certificate

Anna University is one of the well-known universities in India and especially in the south. It is a privilege for every student to be able to graduate from Anna University.

The degree certificate that we receive from this university is highly valued than any other university in Tamil Nadu. It would be really helpful for your higher studies and placement opportunities as well because students from Anna University are more widely chosen than any other university.

Anna University Notable Alumni

Anna University already has fame for its name, but there few alumni who have heightened the fame to the peaks. This university is producing amazing people who are bringing glory to our country, and it ensures that it would succeed in graduating many more professionals who would server the country in different fields namely,

  • Dr.A.B.J.Abdul Kalam
  • Ravichandran Ashwin 
  • Kailasavadivoo Sivan
  • Muthayya Vanitha 
  • Sivakarthikeyan

Anna University Eligibility

To get admission in Anna University, certain eligibility criteria have to be met. Students should also pass through the entrance exam for being eligible to gain admission to the college. The eligibility criteria are

  • Students should have passed 12th with minimum marks
  • Should clear the entrance exam 
  • Students from other states can also apply 


Is NIT better than Anna?

Ans. NIT TRICHY and WARANGAL are better than Anna University in all respects – Quality of Students, Infrastructure, Teaching, Labs, Hostels, Campus life, Job Placements, Festivals.

How can I get admission in Anna University?

Ans. For getting admission to Anna university, you first need to fill the application form.
1. Visit the official website of the universe
2. Fill the required details in the application form and submit
3. Pay the registration fee to make the registration successful
4. Take a photocopy of the form for any future reference

Does Anna University have an entrance exam?

Ans. Yes, Anna university has a Common Entrance Test (TANCET) & Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA). Through TANCET 2020, candidates will get admission into M.E, M. Tech, MCA, M.

Is Anna University good for MBA?

Ans. Anna University will be a good option if you want to pursue a Master’s in Business Administration. It aims to train people to learn organization skills and be experts as multicultural managers lead different organizations across the country. The placement opportunities in the college are also good, providing packages of 5-6 lakh per annum.

About the Author

Rachit AgrawalRachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.

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