Anna University was established during 4th September 1978 as a unitary type of University. It offers higher education in Engineering, Technology and allied Sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society. Besides promoting research and disseminating knowledge gained there from, it fosters cooperation between the academic and industrial communities. Anna University is of the affiliated type and is a member of the Association of Indian Universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Partner of UNESCO International Center for Engineering Education (UICEE). With proven capabilities both in academic and research areas, Anna University was able to impart quality and excellence in Technical Education. Anna University has four regional centres at Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli and Tirunelveli to sphere head the academic activities throughout the state.
The Regional Campus Coimbatore of Anna University was established during 2012. It offers higher education in Engineering and Technology. Located in an Arcadian environment and away from the hustle and bustle crowd of the city. The Regional Campus Coimbatore is equipped with excellent infrastructure and highly qualified members of faculty, who facilitate hands on experience to students to master their skills in various disciplines.