Chennai is one of the most influential places for a budding
professional. The city provides numerous academic and professional
options that helps in building the career along expected lines. The
educational institutes and establishments provide quality education
and training. The output as such consists of the cream of the
society. Chennai is rich in both expertise and infrastructure and
houses some of the prestigious educational institutes from Indian
The resplendent educational opportunities at Chennai is also
reflected by its literacy rate. Almost 80% of the population is
educated, which is infact quite high for any Indian district. Some
popular institutes located in the city have secured, many a times,
top positions in the Indian ranking lists. Medical Colleges and
engineering colleges, especially, are the best in the city.
Chennai metropolitan city features a number of universitites,
colleges, research institutions and other training institutes. The
regional universities providing their services include Anna
University, Dr.MGR Medical University and the University of Madras.
Some reputed institutes of the city include:
Arts and Science Colleges - Ethiraj College, A.M. Jain
College, Loyola College, Anna Adarsh College for Women, Presidency
College, Queen Mary's College, Madras Christian College,Vivekananda
Engineering / Technical Colleges - Indian Institute of
Technology, Madras Institute of Technology, College of Engineering
Guindy, A.M.A College of Engineering, AC College of Technology,
Hindustan College of Engineering, SRM College of Engineering.
Medical and Dental Colleges - Madras Medical College,
Government Dental College and Hospital, Sri Ramachandra Medical
College & Research Institute, Kilpauk Medical College, School of
Research Institutions - Indian Statistical Institute,
Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Central Marine Fisheries
Research Institute (CMFRI), Central Leather Research Institute,
Structural Engineering Research Centre.
The Madras Law College, Instititute of Financial Management and
Research and Madras Sanskrit College, are equally reputed.