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Foundation: 1978

Mission: Anna University shall contribute to the educational, economic and social development by: producing students who are intellectually and technically equipped with well defined knowledge, skills and ethics who are creative thinkers, inspiring leaders and contributing citizens; introducing high quality academic and research programmes and providing extension services in cutting edge technologies; ensuring a supportive campus climate with dynamic leadership and development opportunities to meet the needs of the students, faculty and staff; enhancing academic productivity through induction of quality faculty, accelerated graduation, credit banking, augmented continuing education opportunities and adoption of current technology; sharing the intellectual resources and the infrastructural facilities among the academia from other institutions and among the industrial society, funding agencies and government; enhancing the collaborative partnership between Industry and Institute for commercializing and transferring the latest technological know-how towards societal development; setting up a Global University Network Campus that embodies the ideals of an open, democratic and global society catering to the needs of the global community and satisfying cultural, ethnic and racial diversity; expanding global participation spread across continents with the aid of interactive satellite based education and the usage of digital library; enriching the national and international character of the University; ensuring efficient administrative coordination and effective decision making through necessary reforms and by strategically allocating resources; benchmarking against technologically sound global leaders with a view towards continuous improvement.

Vision: The vision of Anna University is to be a world class institution by producing professionals with high technical knowledge, professional skills and ethical values, and remain as a preferred partner to the industry and community for their economic and social development through excellence in teaching, research and consultancy. Anna University shall be recognized as a point of reference, a catalyst, a facilitator, a trend setter and a leader in technical education.


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionBRIICSIndia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +645th401st344th65th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 900th528th456th102nd
Business, Management and Accounting 515th126th106th10th
Chemistry 750th474th414th93rd
Computer Science 549th236th166th19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +538th347th341st71st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 456th148th134th10th
Energy 464th281st228th25th
Engineering +480th269th215th14th
Environmental Science 507th332nd295th38th
Mathematics 615th309th256th51st
Medicine +815th450th376th66th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 822nd476th419th105th
Physics and Astronomy 631st356th290th42nd
Social Sciences +742nd262nd226th26th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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