List of 53 best universities in Tamil Nadu

We ranked 53 best universities in Tamil Nadu based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 2.44M citations received by 167K publications made by 53 universities in Tamil Nadu, measured the popularity of 224 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Tamil Nadu
#6 in India
#100 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1959
#2 in Tamil Nadu
#16 in India
#261 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1978
#3 in Tamil Nadu
#24 in India
#416 in Asia
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1857
#4 in Tamil Nadu
#31 in India
#518 in Asia
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1964
#5 in Tamil Nadu
#34 in India
#544 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1929
#6 in Tamil Nadu
#37 in India
#555 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1971
#7 in Tamil Nadu
#41 in India
#603 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1984
#8 in Tamil Nadu
#51 in India
#679 in Asia
Founded
1982
#9 in Tamil Nadu
#61 in India
#774 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1985
#10 in Tamil Nadu
#62 in India
#789 in Asia
Enrollment
16,498
Male:Female
53:47
#11 in Tamil Nadu
#65 in India
#798 in Asia
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1982
#12 in Tamil Nadu
#78 in India
#890 in Asia
Founded
1965
#13 in Tamil Nadu
#80 in India
#908 in Asia
Founded
1985
#14 in Tamil Nadu
#90 in India
#987 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
2001
#15 in Tamil Nadu
#103 in India
#1058 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1985
#16 in Tamil Nadu
#128 in India
#1197 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1984
#17 in Tamil Nadu
#166 in India
#1489 in Asia
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1956
#18 in Tamil Nadu
#168 in India
#1493 in Asia
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1997
#19 in Tamil Nadu
#180 in India
#1554 in Asia
Founded
1988
#20 in Tamil Nadu
#186 in India
#1573 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1990
#21 in Tamil Nadu
#194 in India
#1624 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1986
#22 in Tamil Nadu
#250 in India
#1919 in Asia
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2009
#23 in Tamil Nadu
#251 in India
#1921 in Asia
Enrollment
12,190
Founded
1984
#24 in Tamil Nadu
#253 in India
#1942 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1985
#25 in Tamil Nadu
#286 in India
#2095 in Asia
Founded
1987
#26 in Tamil Nadu
#288 in India
#2102 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1989
#27 in Tamil Nadu
#292 in India
#2137 in Asia
Founded
1984
#28 in Tamil Nadu
#312 in India
#2235 in Asia
Founded
2005
#29 in Tamil Nadu
#326 in India
#2279 in Asia
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1981
#30 in Tamil Nadu
#337 in India
#2316 in Asia
Enrollment
6,684
Founded
1992
#31 in Tamil Nadu
#376 in India
#2497 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1984
#32 in Tamil Nadu
#380 in India
#2505 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1984
#33 in Tamil Nadu
#384 in India
#2517 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1988
#34 in Tamil Nadu
#385 in India
#2523 in Asia
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2008
#35 in Tamil Nadu
#386 in India
#2528 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
125
Founded
2007
#36 in Tamil Nadu
#388 in India
#2534 in Asia
Founded
2002
#37 in Tamil Nadu
#399 in India
#2596 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1997
#38 in Tamil Nadu
#401 in India
#2605 in Asia
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1957
#39 in Tamil Nadu
#413 in India
#2644 in Asia
Founded
2008
#40 in Tamil Nadu
#421 in India
#2683 in Asia
#41 in Tamil Nadu
#430 in India
#2716 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
750
Founded
1981
#42 in Tamil Nadu
#442 in India
#2768 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1988
#46 in Tamil Nadu
#509 in India
#3216 in Asia
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1997
#47 in Tamil Nadu
#520 in India
#3307 in Asia
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
2005
#48 in Tamil Nadu
#537 in India
#3524 in Asia
Founded
2008
#50 in Tamil Nadu
#704 in India
#4496 in Asia
Founded
1918
#51 in Tamil Nadu
#839 in India
#5100 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
85%
Founded
2008
#52 in Tamil Nadu
#858 in India
#5253 in Asia
Founded
2013
#53 in Tamil Nadu
#863 in India
#5352 in Asia
Founded
2012

Closest to Tamil Nadu states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni India Flag rank
Puducherry 4 48
Karnataka 59 2
Andhra Pradesh 27 30
Telangana 23 26
Kerala 20 32
Goa 2 112
Maharashtra 53 3
Chhattisgarh 23 107
Odisha 25 43
Madhya Pradesh 53 98
Jharkhand 20 86
West Bengal 42 1
Gujarat 67 38
Bihar 24 160
Uttar Pradesh 79 5
Rajasthan 70 21
Tripura 4 176
Mizoram 3 199
Sikkim 7 177
Haryana 64 4
Meghalaya 9 64
Uttarakhand 33 13
Manipur 7 149
Assam 21 36
Punjab 34 12
Himachal Pradesh 25 97
Arunachal Pradesh 9 274
Nagaland 4 282
Jammu and Kashmir 12 66