Annamalai University, Chidambaram was established in 1929.
The university is a unitary, teaching, and residential university.
It was founded by the munificence of the farsighted and noble hearted philanthropist and patron of letters the late honorable Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar of Chettinad, Kt, LL.D. and D.Litt.
The Annamalainagar is already a busy and full-fledged University town, east of Chidambaram, the abode of Lord Nataraja.
The Directorate of Distance Education established in 1979, and now offers more than five hundred and one different programs of study under the regular stream.
It has also the unique distinction of offering first in India, postgraduate degree programs in Applied Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Bioinformatics and Law through Distance Education mode. All the programs of study offered by the Directorate of Distance Education have the approval of the Distance Education Council, New Delhi. Facilities at Annamalai University -
|Master of Arts in Applied Economics (Integrated Course)||Full Time||5 Years|
|Master of Arts in Development Studies||Full Time||2 Years|
|Master of Arts in Economics||Full Time||2 Years|
|Master of Arts in English||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Arts in History||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Arts in Philosophy||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Arts in Political Science||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Arts in Public Administration||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Social Work||Full Time||2 Years|
|Master of Commerce in Accounting and Finance||Full Time||2 Years||B.Com|
|Master of Commerce in Accounting and Taxation||Full Time||2 Years|
|Master Of Commerce In Computer Application||Full Time||2 Years|
|Master of Commerce in Entrepreneurship||Full Time||2 Years|
|Master of Commerce in International Banking||Full Time||2 Years|