Universities in Coimbatore

Coimbatore is also known as the educational hub of Tamil Nadu.

  1. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Deemed to be University
  2. Anna University, Regional Campus
  3. Avinashilingam University
  4. Bharathiar University
  5. Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Deemed to be University
  6. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Deemed to be University


Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is located in Ettimadai, 21 km Soth-West of Coimbatore. The multi-campus university currently has 6 campuses located in three south Indian states, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka.
The University is ranked as one of the best research institutions in India and is accredited ‘A’ by NAAC.

Amrita University offers various certification programs in Engineering, Medicine, Arts & Science, Business, Communication and Social work. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has been placed in the list of 601-800 category by Times Higher Education Rankings.
In 2020, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is ranked as the fourth-best university in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking. Amrita University is ranked between 801-1000 by QS World University Ranking for the year 2020.
Quality of education provided at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is of a high standard. The University collaborates with top American and European universities for regular student exchange programs.

  • Address: Ettimadai, Coimbatore, India
  • Website: www.amrita.edu
  • Phone: +91 (422) 2685 000
  • Email: [email protected]

Anna University Regional Campus, Coimbatore, previously Anna University, Coimbatore is a regional campus of Anna University. Anna University Coimbatore campus is located close to Bharathiar University, 12 km west of Coimbatore. 

Anna University, Coimbatore was established in 2007 as a result of the decision to split Anna University into 6 universities. namely, Anna University Chennai, Anna University of Technology Tirunelveli, Anna University of Technology, Chennai, Anna University of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Anna University of Technology, Madurai, Anna University, Coimbatore. 

And in 2011 a bill was passed to merge back the universities and make it a regional campus of Anna University. Anna University, regional campus Coimbatore offers more than 30 certification programs.

  • Address: Maruthamalai main Road, Navavoor, Coimbatore, India
  • Website: www.aurcc.ac.in
  • Phone: +91 (422) 298 4006
  • Email: [email protected]

Avinashilingam University

Avinashilingam Univ

Avinashilingam University is located in Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore. It was started in 1957 by T.S.Avinashilingam Chettiar as Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women.

Avinashilingam University is now the largest institution in the country for imparting home science education. Seven schools in the institute comprise the corresponding domain departments.

  • School of Biosciences
  • School of Arts and Social Sciences
  • School of Home Sciences
  • School of Education
  • School of Management Studies
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Physical Sciences and Computational Sciences


  • Address: Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore
  • Website: www.avinuty.ac.in
  • Phone: 91-422-244024
  • Email: [email protected]

Bharathiar University

Bharathiar univ

Bharathiar University is located in the foothills of Marudhamalai, Coimbatore. It was established in 1982 and named after the famous Tamil poet Subramania Bharathi. The University has jurisdiction of 133 affiliated Arts and science colleges over the districts of Coimbatore, Erode, Tiruppur and Nilgiris.

The university offers different accreditation programs under various divisions. Over 110000 students have enrolled in various certification programs with the university.

Bharathiar University was positioned 21st in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework of 2020.

  • Address: Maruthamalai Main Road, Coimbatore
  • Website: www.b-u.ac.in/
  • Phone: 91-422-2422222
  • Email: [email protected]

Karpagam Academy of Higher Education

karpagam univ

Karpagam Academy of Higher Education is conferred with Deemed to be University status in 2008. Located in Eachanari, Coimbatore. The university offers various training and certification programs in various departments like engineering, Arts & Science, Architecture and Pharmacy. 

The university offers an exchange and Twinning program with worldwide universities for international exposure for their students. 

The University was accredited by NAAC in 2015 with ‘B’ Grade.

  • Address: Salem-Kochi hwy, Coimbatore
  • Website: www.kahedu.edu.in
  • Phone: +91-422–29800
  • Email: [email protected]

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University(TNAU) is located in Marudhamalai road adjacent to Government College of Technology, Coimbatore. TNAU was born from the establishment of the Agricultural School at Saidapet, Chennai during 1868 and it was later relocated at Coimbatore.

Until 1946, the Coimbatore Agricultural College and Research Institute was the only agricultural education institution in South India.

The university offers 10 Under Graduate programs, 33 Post Graduate programs and 29 doctoral degrees. Internationally, the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University ranked 130 of the BRICS nations by the QS World University Rankings of 2019.

The university has 15 constituent colleges and 38 Research stations. Agricultural College & Research Insitute celebrated Centenary in 2005.

  • Address: Lawley Road, Coimbatore
  • Website: www.tnau.ac.in
  • Phone: +91-422 6611200
  • Email: [email protected]

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