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Top public Universities in South India

There are a large number of universities in South India offering a variety of courses to the aspirants. The top-rated universities in South India are listed below for the ease and convenience of the aspirants.

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

 It is a public research university which is located in Hyderabad. It was established in the year 1974. A large number of educational disciplines and courses available for the students who aspire to study from this university. The motto of the university is that education leads to liberation.  There are more than five thousand students studying in this university. The various departments are as follows-

School of Life Sciences

  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Plant Sciences
  • Department of Animal Biology
  • Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

School of Humanities

  • Department of English
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of Telugu
  • Department of Urdu
  • Department of Sanskrit Studies
  • Centre for Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies
  • Centre for Comparative Literature
  • Centre for English Language Studies (CELS)
  • Human Values Cell
  • Centre for Endangered Languages & Mother Tongue Studies
  • Centre for Dalit and Adivasi studies and Translation

School of Social Sciences

  • Department of History
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Centre for Regional Studies
  • Centre for Folk Culture Studies
  • Centre for the Study of Indian Diaspora
  • Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
  • Centre for Knowledge Culture and Innovation Studies
  • Centre for Human Rights
  • Centre for Gandhian Economic Thought
  • Centre for Ambedkar Studies

Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication

  • Department of Dance
  • Department of Theatre Arts
  • Department of Fine Arts
  • Department of Communication

Bharathiar University, Tamil Nadu

The University is situated in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and is one of the most famous universities in South India. It was established in the year 1982. The motto of the university is an education for elevation. There are various schools available such as-

  • School of Life sciences
  • School of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
  • School of Commerce and Management
  • School of Chemical Sciences
  • School of Computer Science and Engineering
  • School of Educational Studies
  • School of Physical sciences
  • School of Economics
  • School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Tamil and other Indian Languages
  • School of English and other Foreign Languages
  • School of Distance Education


  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Application
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Educational Technology
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Physics
  • Nanoscience and Technology
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Population Studies & Human Resources Planning
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Statistics
  • Sociology
  • Tamil
  • Zoology

University of Madras, Madras 

It is a public state university which was established in the year 1857 and is one of the oldest and premier universities in India. It has been ranked as the topmost university in South India in terms of quality and education.

  • Certificate Course (CC) – Arabic
  • Certificate Course (CC) – German
  • Certificate Course (CC) – Herbal Farming
  • Certificate Course (CC) – Kannada
  • Certificate Course (CC) – Korean
  • Certificate Course (CC) – Malayalam
  • Certificate Course (CC) – Punjabi and Gujarati
  • Certificate Course (CC) – Spanish
  • Certificate Course (CC) – Telugu
  • Certificate Course (CC) – Urdu
  • Certificate Course (CC) – Yoga

Tumkur University, Karnataka

Tumkur University was established in the year 2004 in Tumkur, Karnataka. The university was carved out of the Bangalore University to impart excellent quality education to the students in the Tumkur district. It was established to impart good quality education to the students and create an environment of growth and excellence so that they are able to grow and prosper.

  • Department of Social Work
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of History
  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Journalism
  • Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Department of Library and Information Science.
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Bio-Chemistry
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Evs
  • Department of Commerce and education

Anna University, Chennai

It is the technical university which was established in the year 1978 for imparting excellent quality education for the development of the students and to provide good human beings to the society.

Courses offered

  • E Civil Engineering
  • E Geo-Informatics
  • E Agricultural and Irrigation
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • E Mechanical Engineering
  • E Industrial Engineering
  • E Manufacturing Engineering
  • E Mining Engineering
  • E printing technology
  • E Manufacturing Engineering
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • E Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Faculty of Information and Communication
  • E Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • E Computer Science and Engineering
  • Tech Information Technology
  • E Biomedical Engineering

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