The Annamalai University is a unitary, teaching and residential university. Annamalai University is an institution of higher learning with nearly 49 Departments. This is one of the very few institutions in India with all the Faculties located in the same campus. The University has well equipped Central Library and Laboratories providing very good facilities for taking up research projects, for Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral work. The University campus enjoys an atmosphere which exudes a fragrance of sweetness, heightened by enlightenment. As aptly observed by Dr.S.Radhakrishnan when he headed the Indian Universities Grants Commission -"the Annamalai University is eminently fitted to be a genuine centre of learning and culture by virtue of its situation and its beautiful campus." The different faculties of the univerty are:1) Arts2) Science3) Indian Languages4) Engineering and Technology5) Education6) Fine Arts7) Agriculture8) Medicine9) Dentistry10) M.Phil. - Ph.D.