Anna University, Chennai was established in 1978 as a unitary type of University. It offers higher education in engineering, technology and allied sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society. Besides promoting research and disseminating knowledge gained therefrom, it fosters cooperation between the academic and industrial communities.
University of Madras (UOM), Chennai is a public research university in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the three oldest universities in India . The university is modeled after the University of London and was incorporated on 5 September 1857 by an act of the Legislative Council of India,
The Tamil Nadu Open University was established by an Act (No.27 of 2002) of the Legislative Assembly of the Government of Tamil Nadu to benefit those who have been deprived of and/or denied the access to higher education especially destitute, physically challenged, working men and women,