Annamalai University is one of Asia’s largest public residential universities located in Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1929 and spread across 1,500 acres of land. AU consists of 10 faculties, 49 departments, and provides undergraduate, postgraduate courses, diplomas, and research programs. AU has a separate department for distance education called Annamalai University Directorate of Distance Education. It provides more than 500 courses through distance learning mode. Annamalai University is recognized by NAAC with ‘A’ grade and approved by AICTE, UGC, MCI, DCI, and NCTE.