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This article gives few information about University of Madras, Campuses in University of Madras, Library details in University of Madras, Distance Education in University of Madras



University of Madras, Chennai


General Information about University of Madras


Name – University of Madras
Motto of University of Madras - Learning Promotes (one's) Natural I (innate) talent
Established date of University of Madras – 5-Sep'1857
Location of University of Madras – Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Chancellor of University of Madras – Governor of Tamil Nadu (Surjith Singh Barnala as of 2010)
Vice Chancellor of University of Madras – Dr. G. Thiruvasagam
Website of University of Madras – www.unom.ac.in
Distance education Website of University of Madras – www.ideunom.ac.in

University of Madras is one the oldest university in India. University of Madras is the mother University for all the Old Universities which are in Southern India like University of Mysore, Osmania University, Andhra University, Kerala University, Madurai Kamaj University, etc.

'University with Potential for Excellence' status was given by University Grand Commission.

115 Arts and Science colleges, 95 Management institutes are affiliated to University of Madras.

University of Madras has total of 300 faculties and 3000 Under Graduates and 5000 Post Graduates.

Campuses in University of Madras


University of Madras has 4 campuses which are located in Chepauk, Marina, Guindy and Taramani.

Chepauk Campus of University of Madras


The following secretariat of University of Madras is available in Chepauk campus
1.Vice-Chancellor's Secretariat
2.Registrar's Secretariat
3.Controller of Examination's Secretariat

School of Historical sciences, School of social science, School Political and international Science, School of Economics, School of Psychology and Religious thought, School of fine and performance Art, School of English and Foreign Languages, School of Business and Management, School of Mathematics, Statics and Computer Science, School of Information and Communication Studies and School of Earth and Atmospheric Science departments are available in this campus.

Library in Chepauk campus of University of Madras

Contact Address – Madras University Library, Chepauk, Chennai – 600005
Contact No – 044 – 25399475
Email of Librarian – ambuja@unom.ac.in
Website of Library – www.unom.ac.in/mul/mul.html
Working hours in Cheapuk Library – 8:00am to 8:00pm including National holidays

Marina Campus of University of Madras


School of Tamil and other Dravidian Languages and School of Sanskrit and other Indian Languages departments are available in this campus

Library in Marina Campus of University of Madras

Contact Address – ORI Library, University of Madras, marina Campus, Chennai – 600005
Contact No – 044 -28444933

Guindy Campus of University of Madras


School of Earth and Atmospheric Science, School of Chemical Science, School of Physical Science and School of Life Science departments are available in Guindy Campuses.

Library in Guindy Campus of University of Madras

Contact Address – Guindy Campus Library, University of Madras, Opposite to Gandhi Mandabam, Guindy, Chennai – 600025
Contact No – 044 – 22300571, 22351269, 22351137
Website – www.unom.ac.in/gcl-opac/opac.htm

Taramani Campus of University of Madras


School of basic Medical Sciences and School of Nano Science and Photonics departments are available in this campuses.

Library in Taramani Campus of University of Madras

Contact Address – Dr. ALM.post Graduate Institute of basic Medical Science,Library, Taramani Campus, Chennai .
Contact No – 044 – 24547220
Email – librarytara@unom.ac.in, ibmslibrary@gmail.com

Departments in University of Madras


Total of 50 Departments are available in University of Madras. Some of them are
1.Adult and Continuing Education
2.Agro Economic Research Center
3.Anatomy
4.Analytical Chemistry
5.Applid Geology
6.Bio Chemistry
7.Biotechnology
8.Botany
9.Center for Research Dravidian Movement
10.Center for Ocean and Coastel Studies
11.Center for South and South East Asian Studies
12.Defence and Strategic Studies
13.Endocrinology
14.Energy
15.Genetics

Distance Education in University of Madras


In 1981, Distance Education of University of Madras was established. Distance education institute has 18 faculties and 1 Director. 1.50 lakh of Students are studying through distance education in University of Madras.

Insititute of Distance Education of University of Madras offers 22 UG courses, 14 PG courses, 9 PG Science courses, 5 Professional Courses, 16 Diploma and 12 Certificate courses.

Contact Details of Correspondence Course and Admissions of University of Madras


The Director,
Institute of Distance Education,
University of Madras,
IDE Buildings,
Chennai – 600005

Contact No – 044 – 25613716
Email – ide123@vsnl.net, directoride@unom.ac.in

Contact Details of Correspondence Examination and Certificates of University of Madras


Controller of Examination,
University of Madras,
University centenary Buildings,
Chepauk, Chennai – 600005

Contact No – 044 - ┶8496
Email – contexam@md2.vsnl.com

Call Center Contact Num of Distance Education of University of Madras – 044 – 25393453, 25393454

Enquiry Numbers for Distance Education of University of Madras – 044 – 25613727, 25613728, 25613729, 25613730

Alumni of University of Madras


Some of notable Aluminis from University of Madras are
1.Sir.CV Raman
2.Dr.A.P.J.Abdul kalam
3.Dr.Chandrasekhar Subramania Aiyer
4.Mr.S.R.Ranganathan
5.Dr.G.N.Ramachandran
6.Mr.K.A.Nilakanta shastri
7.Ms. Janaki Ammal
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