Tamil Nadu is a state in the southernmost part of Indian Peninsula. Chennai is the capital and the largest city of the Tamil Nadu. The state shares its border with Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Tamil Nadu is the most literate state of the country. According to the Census 2001-2011, the state has performed well in term of literacy growth. As per Census 2011, the literacy rate of Tamil Nadu has seen upward trend and is 80.09 percentage. The literacy rate of female is 73.44 % while the rate of male literacy is 86.77 %. In 2001 the literacy rate was 73.45 percentage out of which 82.42 was male literacy rate and 63.43 female literacy rate.

University in Tamil Nadu

There is the total of 37 Universities in the state. Some of the notable educational institutes in Tamil Nadu are IIT Madras, IIM Tiruchirappalli, St. Joseph’s Institute of ManagementĀ Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University, Anna University, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore and Tamil Nadu Agriculture University etc.

NAME SHORT NAME ESTABLISHED CITY/TOWN
Anna University 1978 Chennai
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University TNAU 1869 Coimbatore
Tamil Nadu Open University TNOU 2002 Tamil Nadu
Bharath University BU 1984 Chennai
Bharathiar University 1982 Coimbatore
Periyar University 1997 Salem