Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute University is a NAAC ‘A’ accredited university which has its origin as Dr. M.G.R. Engineering College. Founded in 1988, the institute gradually grew to acquire Deemed University status in the year 2003 as per the orders of the University Grants Commission, New Delhi and the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi. From then on, there was no looking back and the University has grown leaps and bounds in providing quality education and applied research. It has innumerable innovative courses to keep in tryst with the present trends, tantalizing infrastructure that make heads turn, increasing number of students year after year and dedicated faculty who devote their time wholeheartedly for the benefit of the student community. The university received its special autonomy status in 2018 adding another feather to its crown. It is accredited with prestigious NBA, NAAC, ABET and also been bestowed with NIRF ranking thus making it a forerunner among the list of other deemed universities across the state.