VC's Desk

Dr. R. Velraj

Vice Chancellor, Anna University, Chennai - 600025

Dr. R. Velraj

Vice Chancellor
Anna University
Chennai 600025

Vice-Chancellor’s Message

Hello and Welcome to ANNA University.

Today I am proud to launch this full-fledged Online MBA Program from the Centre for Distance Education, Anna University, Chennai.

Anna University is ranked as the 7th best university in India, with its main campus in Chennai spread over 189 acres and satellite campuses in Coimbatore, Trichy, Madurai, and Tirunelveli. The College of Engineering Campus of Anna University is Asia's oldest technological institution, established in 1794. Presently, a total of 593 colleges are affiliated with Anna University. The university embraces all the Engineering Colleges in the State of Tamil Nadu under one umbrella to ensure uniform quality in engineering education. The university library has ranked 7th in e-resources usage all over India.

This university has a great heritage and tradition of being multicultural, interdisciplinary, student-centered, and research-oriented. The university has 34 Departments offering 29 undergraduate programmes, 90 postgraduate programmes, 6 M.Phil programmes, and Doctoral programmes in engineering, technology, science, and management studies with well-qualified faculty members having expertise in hundreds of engineering and technology domains. About 16,000 students are pursuing their degree programme in the University Departments, and about 7,21,000 students are pursuing their degree programme in Affiliated institutions. Anna University is proud of having more than 14,000 Ph.D. scholars on the roll in Science, Engineering, and Technology.

One of the best research works by Anna University is ANUSAT, the first satellite designed, developed, and operated by an Indian University under the overall guidance of the Indian Space Research Organization. Anna University has to its credit 35 patents as of September 2020, 12 Trade Marks, 11 Industrial designs, and 54 Copyrights. 

The Centre for Distance Education designs and delivers programmme for professionals seeking career transformation from technical to managerial at the comfort of their home/office. This online MBA programme is uniquely designed to nurture leadership skills, capabilities, and competencies required for strategic decision-making. 

This is a UGC entitled, and AICTE recognized MBA Program being delivered online by the best faculties of Anna University at a very nominal cost.This is being offered to both the national and international learners. It is a proud moment for Anna University to deliver our expertise to the students abroad. It is also a boon to the students from rural areas and working professionals from remote locations.  We constantly work towards the mission of uplifting the students from poor and downtrodden communities and giving equal opportunities based on the ‘growth for all – developmental model.’

So I welcome all the students, working professionals, and those who aspire to uplift their careers to make use of this excellent opportunity to enroll in this online MBA programme and achieve great success in their careers.

Best Wishes!

Last modified: Friday, 22 October 2021, 4:23 AM