Universities in Coimbatore
Universities in Coimbatore
The Government of Tamilnadu established the Bharathiar University at Coimbatore in February 1982 under the provision of the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982), with jurisdiction over the districts of Coimbatore, Erode and the Nilgiris. The Postgraduate Centre of the University of Madras which was functioning in Coimbatore till 1982 formed the nucleus of Bharathiar University. The University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi recognised the University in 1985.
The University is situated at the foothills of Maruthamalai a small hill that forms the part of Western Ghats, in a sprawling campus of one thousand acres, at a distance of 15 KM from the city of Coimbatore. As of now, the University has 85 affiliated institutions (73 Arts and Science Colleges, 2 Colleges of Education, 8 Management Institutions, 1 Air Force Administration College and 1 College of Physical Education). Also, there are 19 Research Institutes of the State and Central Governments, which are recognised by this University for research purposes. All these Institutions cater to the educational needs of about 1,50,000 Students and Research Scholars.
Pincode - 641046.
Phone: +91 422 - 2422222, 2422223, 2422234, 2422272, 2422321, 2422335.
Fax: +91 422-2422387.
Vice-Chancellor vc@ bharathiaruni.org
Registrar regr@ bharathiaruni.org
Controller of Examination coe@ bharathiaruni.org
Director, School of Distance Education sde@ bharathiaruni.org
Public Relations Officer pro@ bharathiaruni.org
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Anna University - CoimbatoreAnna University Coimbatore
Academic Campus, Jothipuram,
Pincode - 641 047.
Ph : 0422 - 2694455
Fax : 0422 - 2694400
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Amrita Viswa Vidya Peetham
In the year 2003 the Government of India has conferred Deemed University status to Amrita Institutions, consisting of the Amrita School of Engineering(ASE), the Amrita School of Business (ASB) at Coimbatore, Amrita School of Applied Arts and Sciences (ASAAS) at Kochi and the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) with its Medical College, Pharmacy College and Nursing School at Kochi. All together, these colleges will constitute Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (Amrita University).
This is the youngest Deemed-to-be-University in the country, and the first time a college has achieved this status in less than ten years. The Engineering School was one of the youngest to have all its programmes accredited by the National Board of Accreditation as "Excellent". Consistently producing the best results among all colleges in its category, as well as having the best placement record, it is one of the most sought-after colleges in Tamil Nadu. The Business School was the youngest to be accredited by the NBA as "Very Good". It was also rated by a number of business surveys as among the best 30 management schools in the nation.
The AIMS College of Medicine, inaugurated recently, has teaching facilities on par with the best in the world. It is the very first educational institution in all of Kerala to achieve this status.
The Chief Operating Officer of the University is Brahmachari Abhayamrita Chaitanya and the the Vice Chancellor is Professor P. Venkat Rangan, an internationally recognized pioneer in multimedia systems from University of California-Berkeley.Amrita Viswa Vidya Peetham
Pincode - 641105
Phone: 422 2656422, 2656274
Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science & Higher Education for Women Also Known as Avinashilingam University
Dr. T. S. Avinashilingam, a great educationist, a freedom fighter, an associate of Mahatma Gandhi, an ardent follower of Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda’s teachings, the first education minister of Independent Madras Province founded this group of Institutions under the Avinashilingam Education Trust. First started in 1957 as a Avinashilingam Home Science College for Girls, later became anautonomous college and became a Deemed University under the name Avinashilingam Institute For Home Science And Higher Education For Women in 1988. It now has the Faculty of Home Science, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Community Education and Entrepreneur Development, Faculty of Education and Faculty of Engineering.
This Deemed University offers education at the Under Graduate, Post Graduate levels and provides opportunities for doing research leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D Degrees. Specialized education is given along with Indian culture and social moral and spiritual values.Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science & Higher Education for Women
Pincode - 641043
Phone: +91 422 2440244
Karunya Institute of Technology
Karunya Institute of Technology & Sciences, originally Karunya Institute of Technology, was founded in 1986 by Dr. D.G.S. Dhinakaran, C.A.I.I.B., Ph.D., and Dr. Paul Dhinakaran, M.B.A., Ph.D., internationally acknowledged Social workers and Educationists. The Institute set out from humble beginnings in a single storied building to prepare men and women to be “Torch bearers in society.”
The campus occupies approximately six hundred acres of land and the institute is located about 25 km away from CoimbatoreKarunya Institute of Technology
Pincode - 641114
Phone: +91 422 2615 618
Fax: +91 422 2615 615
Pro Vice Chancellor – provc@ karunya.edu
Registrar – registrar@ karunya.edu
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Agricultural UniversityTamilnadu Agricultural University is a leading agrotechnology provider of India and its graduates are recognized throughout the world. Though the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) came into being on June 1, 1971, it had its genesis from establishment of an Agricultural School at Saidapet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India as early as 1868 which was later relocated at Coimbatore duing 1906.
The University is offering Nine Undergraduate Degree Programs and Twenty nine Postgraduate Degree Programs in 10 Colleges distributed in seven campuses all over Tamil Nadu. Besides, the university has 32 Research Stations for agrotechnology development.Tamilnadu Agricultural University
Pincode - 641 003
Fax +91 422 431672
Tel +91 422 431788, 431821, 431222