In this article you would find list of University of Madras Recruitment 2017 along with other details such as selection procedure, types of job post, eligibility criteria to apply, no. of vacancies available and updates on University of Madras Jobs 2017 Alerts. The University of Madras casually known as Madras University is a public state university in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. University of Madras was founded in the year 1857; it is one of the oldest and leading universities in India. The institution of higher education was amalgamated by an act of the Legislative Council of India.
It is a collegiate research university and has 6 campuses in the city viz., Guindy, Chetpet, Chepauk, Taramani, Marina and Maduravoyal. Currently, there are Seventy-Three (73) academic departments grouped under eighteen schools, covering varied areas such as social sciences, sciences, humanities, management and medicine along with 109 affiliated colleges and 52 approved research institutes.
The Accreditation Council and National Assessment have conferred ‘5 star’ accreditation to the university and it has been specified the status of ‘University with Potential for Excellence’ by UGC.
The 1st ever demand for higher education in Madras Premiership was given in a public address to Lord John Elphinstone, Governor of Madras, signed by 70,000 residents when the Governor in Council was contemplating “some effective and generous measures for the founding of an improved system of national education.”