Anna University is a technical university in Tamil Nadu, India, named after Thiru C.N.Annadurai, a multi-faceted personality and the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, formed on 4th September 1978 as a unitary University. The new University encompass College of Engineering, Guindy (one of the oldest technical institutes in the world and has a history spanning 220 years, Alagappa College of Technology, Madras Institute of Technology and the School of Architecture and Planning.
It became an affiliating University in 2001, monitoring about 250 Engineering colleges in TamilNadu. Again in 2010, it has got back the unitary status. In 2011, as per Act No.20 (Tamil Nadu University Laws Amendment and Repeal Act) of Government of Tamil Nadu, it has become again an affiliating type University by merging all Anna Universities of Technology with Anna University, Chennai on 1st August 2012.
The Examinations Cell of Regional Campus, Anna University, Coimbatore shall be responsible for maintaining the standard of all the University Examinations of Anna University, Chennai. It is the duty of the Examinations Cell to arrange for preparation, conduct of University Examinations, arranging for distribution of answer scripts and all other incidental matters connected with the conduct of examinations for all the Departments of Anna University, Regional Campus, Coimbatore.