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University of Madras

The University of Madras, established in 1857 in Chennai by Lord Elphinstone, is one of the oldest universities in India. The main campus is at Chepauk and has satellite centers at Marina, Guindy and Taramani. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accredited the university with five stars. Empowered with highly qualified faculty and staff, it functions as a multidisciplinary university, offering a range of courses in the arts and sciences. The prestigious institutions that come under the university include the Madras Christian College, Stella Maris College, The Women's Christian College, Presidency College, and Queen Mary's College. The university has a well-equipped library with more than half a million books. The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport and the rail head is Chennai Central Railway Station.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Chennai
Location: Centenary Building
Phone: +91-44-25368778
Contact: G. Ananthakrishnan

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