University of Madras is a public state university in Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu, India. Established in 1857, it is one of the oldest and premier universities in India. The university was incorporated by an act of the Legislative Council of India. It is a collegiate research university and has six campuses in the city viz., Chepauk, Marina, Guindy, Taramani, Maduravoyal and Chetpet. At present, there are 73 academic departments grouped under 18 schools, covering diverse areas such as sciences, social sciences, humanities, management and medicine along with 109 affiliated colleges and 52 approved research institutions. This article is on MADRAS University results 2018.
This university is also known as Madras University or UNOM. The University also provides Distance Learning for Higher Study. Institute of Distance Education, University of Madras (IDEUNOM) also offers various UG / PG Courses for the student who wishes to study with Distance Education.
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council has conferred ‘five star’ accreditation to the university and it has been given the status of ‘University with Potential for Excellence’ by the University Grants Commission. University of Madras is the alma mater of two Indian Physics Nobel Laureates, including Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, five Presidents of India, including A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, and several notable mathematicians including Srinivasa Ramanujan.
This article is about Madras University results 2018. But before we dive in, let us find out and go through few facts and information about Madras University so that we can acquaint ourselves well. Read on!
Campuses and constituent colleges
The university is spread over six campuses, viz., Chepauk, Marina, Guindy, Taramani, Chetput and Maduravoyal. The Chepauk campus of the university houses the VC’s secretariat, central library, centenary auditorium and the historic Senate House. The oriental and Indian languages departments are located in the Marina Campus.
The Guindy campus incorporates the natural sciences departments while the campus at Taramani houses the school of basic medical sciences. The sports union and the botanical garden are based in Chetpet and Maduravoyal campus respectively. The university has two constituent college, in Nemmeli and Thiruvottiyur, offerings courses in arts and science.
Affiliated colleges and research institutions
- J.N.N Arts & Science Women’s College
- Loyola College
- Presidency College
- Madras Christian College
- Stella Maris College
- Women’s Christian College
- Ethiraj College for Women
- DG Vaishnav College
- Queen Mary’s College
- The New College
- Madras School of Art
- Madras School of Social Work
- A. M. Jain College
- Guru Nanak College
- M.O.P. Vaishnav College
- SHASUN College
- Stella Matutina College of Education
- Vivekananda College
- Pachaiyappa’s College
- Sir Theagaraya College
- Adyar Cancer Institute
- Central Leather Research Institute
- Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture
- Defence Services Staff College
- Institute for Financial Management and Research
- King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research
- Loyola Institute of Business Administration
- Madras Institute of Development Studies
- Madras School of Economics
- MS Swaminathan Research Foundation
- National Defence College
- National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis
- National Institute of Epidemiology
- Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics
University of Madras has a strong alumni network with its alumni taking over many prestigious positions across the world. Some of the prominent alumni include Nobel laureates C. V. Raman and S. Chandrasekhar, mathematicians Srinivasa Ramanujan and S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan, former presidents Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, V. V. Giri, Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, R. Venkataraman and A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, politicians Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari, C Subramaniam, CN Annadurai and V. K. Krishna Menon, civil servants T. N. Seshan, Benegal Rama Rau and Y. Venugopal Reddy, pioneers Verghese Kurien, Raj Reddy, Rangaswamy Srinivasan and M. S. Swaminathan, economist C. K. Prahalad, K. N. Raj, Raja Chelliah and C. Rangarajan, business persons Indra Nooyi, Ram Shriram and Prathap C. Reddy, cinema actors and directors M.G. Ramachandran, Gemini Ganesan and Mani Ratnam, sports stars Viswanathan Anand, Vijay Amritraj, Sureshkumar Devarajulu and Ramanathan Krishnan among others.
|General – international|
|QS (BRICS) (2018)||171-180|
|General – India|
|NIRF (Overall) (2017)||64|
|NIRF (Universities) (2017)||41|
Internationally, the university was ranked 171-280 in the QS University Rankings BRICS University Rankings of 2018. In India, the National Institutional Ranking Framework ranked it 64 overall and 41 among universities in 2017. A study performed by the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies on the performance of universities in India in 1998-2008 listed Madras University as #5 based on publication for that period.
In 2011, the University Grants Commission selected the university as a university with potential for excellence, under which the university gets ₹ 250 million (₹ 25 crore). The university had been selected under phase 1 of the scheme in 2001–02 along with a few other universities in the country. UGC has identified the school of geology and the school of zoology of the university as centres of excellence and has allotted ₹ 32.5 million (₹ 3.25 crore) each for their development. The university is planning to use the funds to buy equipment and improve infrastructure.
The University of Madras has a historical monument – Senate House – which is one of the landmarks of the city of Chennai. The Senate House, the University’s first building, inaugurated in the year 1879, is a masterpiece of Robert Fellowes Chisholm, an architect of the 19th century, who blended the Indo-Saracenic style with Byzantine and European architectural features. The university renovated the Senate House in 2006.
UNOM UG PG Result 2018
The board likewise said that the reviving of the further semester classes from 15th June 2017. In light of second, fourth, and sixth Semester exam comes about, the Madras college students can be additionally permitted to the semesters. Despite the fact that they flop in the past semester, they will be allowed to reattempt and clear the excesses.