The University of Madras has the prestigious designation of a University with Potential for Excellence, receiving special support from the UGC. The University of Madras has played an important role in the establishment of new universities not only in Tamil Nadu but also in neighbouring states like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. A recent survey has highlighted the academic potential of the university. Madras University is ranked 5th among 504 universities in India in terms of research publications and other academic achievements. If you are interested in buying a Madras University India Stamp or Miniature Sheet then visit Philacy.com.
4-09-2006: 150 Years University of Madras India Stamp
The University of Madras, established in 1857 along with the universities of Mumbai and Calcutta, has been a premier institution in the field of higher education and research for 154 years. The University of Madras was incorporated under the British Government by an Act of the Legislative Council of India. In 2008, the former President of India Dr. A.P.J. Madras University celebrated its half-centenary in the presence of Abdul Kalam. India Post Department released a postage stamp commemorating 150 years of Madras University. In 2000, the University of Madras received its first accreditation from NAAC and also achieved 5-star status.