|Chennai popularly called as Madras, the capital of Tamil Nadu is one of the busiest metropolitan cities packed with people from various parts of India. It is a popular education destination in Tamil Nadu. It is the oldest city that serves as a residence for a lot of state universities, deemed universities, colleges, schools, training centres and coaching institutes. Students from other districts and states can prefer Chennai for their higher education as it has many good educational institutions and PGs, Hostels and Rental Houses for a happy stay at a cheaper rate. |
The city has many oldest universities and colleges. Madras University is one of the oldest universities in India which was established in the year 1857. It is a popular university for specializations in Humanities and Science. Under the University of Madras, many research institutions, affiliated colleges and constituent colleges are operating in Chennai. Some notable arts and science colleges in Chennai that are affiliated to Madras University are Loyola College, Presidency College, Women's Christian College(WCC), Madras Christian College(MCC), Ethiraj college, Queen Mary's College, MOP Vaishnav and Stella Mary's college. MCC is one of Asia's oldest colleges well-known for Arts and Science education in Chennai. The college was established in the year 1837.
Chennai holds historic importance because it is one of the notable cities in India which serves as a destination for the British East India Company. Before Indian Independence, a few colleges were established by the English in Chennai. One such oldest college in Chennai is the Madras Medical College (MMC) which was established in the year 1835. The heritage buildings of the college still stand as a piece of evidence. MMC is now affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and is one of the top medical colleges in Chennai. Other best medical colleges in Chennai are Stanley Medical College and Kilpauk Medical College.
Anna University is another oldest university in Chennai established for engineering education in the year 1978. The university has 4 campuses-CEG, MIT, ACT, SAP. Under this university, many self-financing engineering colleges are operating all over Tamil Nadu and is also responsible for conducting TNEA single window counseling for admissions into the engineering courses in the entire state. The University of Madras and Anna University are the top distance education universities in Tamil Nadu.
IIT-Madras, CEG, MIT and ACT are the best engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. CEG is one of the first colleges in India to offer courses in Printing technology, Telecommunication and Electrical Engineering. The College of Engineering, Guindy is also known for its notable alumni list. SAP is the premier college to study B.Arch in Chennai. To get admissions at SAP, a candidate must hold a high NATA score. To prepare the students for NATA examination, Chennai has many best NATA coaching centres.
For mechanical aspirants, Madras Institute of Technology (MIT) is the best place to stop by. MIT was the first self-financing college in India established in the year 1949. Also, it is the first institute in India to offers PG courses in Mechatronics and Avionics. MIT is one of the top colleges in Chennai to study Aeronautical Engineering, automobile engineering, instrumentation engineering and electronics engineering. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Dr. Sivan(Chairman, ISRO), Writer Sujatha and many more are the notable personalities who have graduated from MIT. Both CEG and MIT are autonomous engineering colleges known for quality education, good placement and internship opportunities.
Chennai has a special name for film-making. For the film aspirants who wish to study filmmaking ethics, Chennai has many popular film Institutes. People from various parts of Tamil Nadu, prefer Chennai to learn film education. M.G.R Government Film and Television Institute is one of the top film institutes in Chennai. Also, the city has many premier educational institutions to study creative courses like art, music, visual communication and many more. Loyola college is one of the best colleges to study visual communication in Chennai.
Not only for creative studies and technical education, but Chennai is also considered as one of the best cities in Tamil Nadu to learn courses like law, management, medicine, sports education, veterinary, mathematics and marine education. The state government of Tamil Nadu has established a separate university in Chennai for law, veterinary, sports, music& arts, education and medicine. The city also many national educational institutes and research centres like Central Leather Research Institute(CLRI), Central Institute of Brackish Aquaculture, National Institute of Fashion Technology, etc. NIFT-Chennai campus is the best college to study fashion education in Chennai and is also one of the top 10 fashion designing institutes in Tamil Nadu. Other than the state-based universities and colleges, many popular private colleges and universities are also providing top-class higher education in Chennai. Some popular institutions are SSN College of Engineering, SRM, Vels Institute of Science and Technology, Crescent B.S Abdur Rahman Institute and Sathyabama group of institutions.
|Home to the world-renowned Kalakshetra Foundation, an Academy of Arts and Culture, where else but in Chennai will one get the best education in fine arts! It is not only music and dance, though, but that is also part of the fine arts' spectrum. Any creative art, such as pottery and sculpture, painting and print-making, even photography and animation, maybe on the curriculum of a Fine Arts course. For all these varied forms of Fine Arts, there is no dearth of reputed academic institutions in Chennai, the capital city of Tamilnadu to help you step ahead in a career in Fine Arts.|
A student can learn folk music at the Department of Indian Music, University of Madras. If sound engineering is your forte, check out the Diploma in Audio Engineering and Music Production Technology at Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM), Chennai. Female students who wish to study at a women's college have the option to take up a Master of History of Fine Arts (M.A.) at Stella Maris College. Make an informative choice by comparing and selecting Fine Arts courses at the best colleges in Chennai.