Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, called as Dr MGR Deemed University, is located in Chennai
. Established in 2003, it promotes education and research in the fields of science, engineering, technology, medicine and humanities.
The faculties of engineering and technology, medicine and dental sciences and humanities and sciences offer postgraduate and undergraduate courses. Research work leading to MS or PhD is facilitated by the departments of engineering, technology, science, medicine and dentistry. Distance education courses are also offered. A placement cell has also been organized.
The institute is about 24 km from Chennai International Airport and 14 km from Chennai Central Railway Station.