Top Educational institutions around Madhavaram


Education they say is the basis of a good society. In today’s rat-race, education has become much more than that. It has become a core of your existence. With an intensely competitive job arena, it is the educational excellence that powers a person towards happiness in life. No wonder the presence of quality educational institutions become one of the key consideration before purchasing a property. Like all metropolis, Chennai has some of the best educational facilities. Madhavaram which is a taluk in Chennai is blessed with great educational institutions. Apart from its bustling markets, close vicinity to the business districts of Chennai, and all the other amenities for living, Madhavaram offers great educational infrastructure.

If schools are considered to be the basis of education, it is really the higher educational institutions that propel a child towards his/her career path. Just a few days back we had shared a blog on the “Top Rated Schools in Madhavaram” (, and now we would like to take that information forward and give you a list of the best higher education centres around this residential area.

Best Colleges in Madhavaram

Jayagovind Harigopal Agarwal Agarsen College

Established in 2000, this college is popularly referred to as Agarsen College. Located close by the Madhavaram Bus Terminus and Madhavaram Milk Colony, Agrasen College offers many popular courses such as B.C.A., B.Com., B.Sc., B.Com. (ISM), BBA, B.A(Criminology and police Admin), B.Sc(Maths with Computer Application), B.Com(CS), B.Com(CA), M.Com, M.Sc, etc. The college presently has a student strength of 1600, who are catered to lessons by 65 experienced faculty members. The college has spacious classrooms and air-conditioned laboratories, among other facilities.

Address: Venugopal Nagar, Madhavaram

St. Anne’s Arts and Science College

This educational institution has been catering good education to the students of Madhavaram since the nineteenth century. Being a missionary college, St. Anne’s has always tried to enlighten the minds of their students with proper knowledge and skills to build a better society. Some of the popular courses at this college include B.Com (General), B.Com (Corporate), B.B.A, B.Sc (Computer Science), BCA, B.Sc (Mathematics) and B.A (English). The college has spacious classrooms, fully equipped labs, well stocked library, and a big seminar hall.

Address: G.N.T Road, Ponniammanmedu, Madavaram

Chevalier T. Thomas Elizabeth College for Women

Fondly known as CTTE, the college was established in 1985 to empower women through its holistic approach to education. The college offers a wide range of UG and PG courses as well as Research facilities. Some of the popular UG courses include B.A English, B.Sc.Maths, B.Sc.Physics, B.Sc. Computer Science, B.C.A, B.Com (General), B.Com (Accounting and Finance), B.Com (Corporate Secretaryship), B.Sc. Psychology and B.Sc. Chemistry. Popular PG courses include M.A English, M.Com and MSW (Master of Social Work). Apart from the regular facilities, CTTE has a Conference Hall, canteen, bus facility, and a sports annex.

Address: 16, St Marys School Street, Perambur

Thiruthangal Nadar College

The college was established as a men’s only college in 1997 but upgraded to a co-educational college in 2002. Affiliated to the University of Madras, the college offers special facilities for the under-privileged students. Classes are held at this college in two shifts, the first starts from 8:15 AM to 12:45 PM and the second one from 1 PM to 5:30 PM. Some of the popular UG courses at this college include: B.Com.(General), B.Com.(CS), B.B.A, B.C.A, B.Sc. (Maths), B.Sc. (Computer Science), B.Com. (B/M), B.Com. (A/F), B.Sc. (Physics), B.Sc. (Chemistry), B.Sc. (Software Application), B.Com. (Computer Application) and B.A. (English Literature). While the popular PG and diploma courses include: M.Sc. (CS&T), Travel and Tourism, Diploma in Computer Application, and E-Commerce.

Address: Selavayal, Near Kannadasan Nagar

Dr. Ambedkar Government Arts College

In 1972, this educational institution was established to fill up the need for a quality higher education institution in the area. Ever since, the college has grown as one of the leading colleges in the vicinity. Though, it is named as an Arts College there are courses from various other streams offered here. Some of the courses include B.A.(English, Defense Studies, Economics), B.Com.(General), B.B.A. (Finance Management), BSc. (Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Nutrition and Diets, Physics, Plant Biology and Bio-Technology, Statistics, Visual Communication, Psychology), M.A. (English, Economics), M.Com. (General), M.Sc. (Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Zoology), M.S.W. (with specialization in Community Development, Medical and Psychiatry), etc.

Address: Erukancheri High Road, Vyasarpadi

Best Engineering Colleges

Indira Institute of Engineering & Technology

Established in 2002, in the backward area of Pandur, IIET has become one of the leading engineering colleges near Madhavaram. Courses in Computer Science Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Petrochemical Engineering are imparted at this lush green complex. There are also courses in Science and Humanities as well as Management Studies offered here.

Address: 19, Govindan St, Ayyavoo Colony, Balavinayagar Nagar, Aminjikarai

Sams College of Engineering and Technology

This is one of the leading institutes for maritime studies. Over the last 16 years, Sams has offered high quality education in their specific realm. Some of the attractive courses at Sams include B.E. Marine Engineering, Bsc Nautical Science, Diploma in Nautical Science, Trainee Marine Engineering for Diploma Holders and Trainee Marine Engineering for Graduates.

Address: No 108, East Madha Church Street, Royapuram

University in Madhavaram

Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS)

The institution was established in 1876 and became a college in 1903. This is the best veterinary education facility in all of Chennai. The UG courses offered at this university include B.V.Sc. & A.H., B.Tech. (Food Technology), B.Tech. (Poultry Processing Technology), B.Tech. (Dairy Technology). While there are PG courses available in M.V.Sc., M.Tech. (Food Technology), M.Sc. (Bioinformatics/Biostatistics), etc.

Address: Madhavaram Milk Colony Road, Madhavaram

As you can well see, higher education is not a thing to worry about for the students residing in Madhavaram. From conventional courses to professional job oriented courses, there is an abundance of options available. It is no wonder that parents with higher grade students always prefer to purchase properties in Madhavaram.

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