The Public Petition dated 11-11-1839 initiated the establishment of Madras University.
Establishment of Madras University. It was in January 1840 with Mr.George Norton as President, as the University Council was formed. In 1854, after a lapse of 14 years, the Indian government formulated a systematic educational policy for India and as a result of this, on September 5, 1857, by an Act of the Legislative Council of India, the University was founded. The University was organized on the model of the University of London.
Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), Member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) & Medical Council of India (MCI).
University of Madras of courses is offered at various levels like Diploma Degree (i.e Diploma in German, etc.) Postgraduate Degree (i.e MBA, MCA, MA, M.com, M.Sc., etc.) and Ph.D. and many more. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
The University of Madras has four guesthouses, which are located in Marina, Guindy, and Taramani Campuses. The guest house adjacent to the Marina Campus Red building is called "Marina International Guesthouse", which offers air-conditioned suites, and single and double rooms. The Guesthouse Human Resource Development Center (HRDC), located next to the Marina Guesthouse, has a VIP suite, air-conditioned rooms (2 n.), and non-air-conditioned rooms (20 n.) for the reception of resources and participants in the Orientation and Refresher Courses from all over the national territory. Foreign students and scholars and guest speakers/participants in seminars, conferences, workshops, training programs, etc., will be accommodated in the international student hostel at the Taramani campus, which is well-connected torts is located within the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences (IBMS) of Madras University.
The library is aesthetically located in a central place of the college and is very clearly visible in a large and spacious building with an area of 4599 square meters. meters (49,500 square feet). Libraries play a vital role in the development of any society by promoting the cause of university education and research. They meet the information needs of thousands of people.
The lab was inaugurated with three 3-D printers from Aha 3 D Protocentre 999 models. From the day of its genesis to the present day, the lab has been able to help many students and researchers imprint their ideas into real-world objects.
A multipurpose room, part of the hostel complex, with dimensions of 100' x 43' was built in 1985. It is used to organize meetings, seminars, functions organized by the management, cultural programs, holiday functions, meetings, food supplies for examiners, etc.
Indoor & outdoor stadiums and well-equipped gym facilities with International standards. The Majestic Indoor Stadium we see today at B.M.S.C.E is the result of the Physical Education Director's vision and hard work and also the encouragement of BMS Management.
Two separate dining halls are available for boys & girls, which accommodate 180 boys & 60 girls at a time. This has both vegetarian and non-vegetarian modern centralized kitchens. In the basement, there are warehouses for food, vegetables, and other products.
Endowment Lectures / Seminars for University Departments.
Prizes & Medals - Annual Convocation for University Departments and Affiliated Colleges.
Ph.D. Scholarship - University Departments
Madras University merit Fellowship - University Departments.
Various Endowment Scholarships- University Departments and Affiliated Colleges
To provide leadership in higher education by imparting quality and socially relevant knowledge. To promote educational programmes in various disciplines of knowledge with synergistic interaction with society and industry. To contribute to the advancement of knowledge through research, publications and dissemination.
Our Mission is to impart quality higher education in consonance with our motto “learning promotes natural talent”. We strive to develop citizens with knowledge, skill and character leading to societal transformation and national development. We aim at making our students, men and women who offer their selfless service for the progress of the country and people.