Kural
  • கைம்மாறு வேண்டா கடப்பாடு மாரிமாட்டு
    என் ஆற்றுங்
Kural
  • Duty demands nothing in turn; How can the world recompense rain?

Welcome to University of Madras

The Public Petition dated 11-11-1839 initiated the establishment of Madras University. It was in January 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 and as a sequel to this on 5th September 1857 by an Act of Legislative Council of India, the University was established. The University was organised in the model of London University.

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Vice-Chancellor's Message

I deem it an honour and privilege to be the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras, one of the oldest and prestigious universities in India. It is indeed an opportunity to serve a large academic community of University Departments, Affiliated Colleges and Research Institutions...