Chettinad Academy of Research and Education Info

Chettinad Academy Research and Education (CARE) is located in the Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu. This institution was established in 2005 and is a part of the Chettinad Group. CARE University (Private) is recognized and accredited under UGC, NAAC, and several other such organizations with an “A++” grade, securing the 9th rank.

Since then it has been providing best opportunities in the field of Higher Education in UG/ PG/Ph.D. programs in Medical Science, Architecture, Commerce, and Law. The admission process is Merit-based or entrance exams such as NEET, NATA, JEE Main + Chettinad Entrance Aptitude Test (CEAT).

It also provides various other facilities and extra-curricular activities for the students such as – Banks, Medical Help, Hostel, a cafeteria, etc.

Chettinad Academy of Research & Education (CARE), Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu – Key Highlights




Chettinad Health City, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Dist, Kelambakkam - 603103, Chengalpattu Dist, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.


Type of College/University



Recognition from UGC/ MCI/ INC/ TNNMC/ AICTE/ COA/ BCI/ PCI/ NAAC ranked this university with “A++” grade. Ranked as 9th position in India.

Programmes Offered

UG/ PG/ Ph.D in Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health Science (AHS), Pharmacy,

Physiotherapy, Architecture, Commerce, and Law.

Admission Criteria


Merit based or entrance exams such as NEET, NATA, JEE Main + Chettinad Entrance Aptitude Test (CEAT)

Mode of Application

Online and offline



Top Recruiters

CARE/ FORTIS Healthcare/ Medanta

Chettinad Academy of Research & Education – Popular Programmes

Programs offered here in Medical, Architecture, and Law are mostly popular in CARE University, Kancheepuram.

Chettinad Academy of Research & Education – Diploma Programmes

CARE offers Diploma Course only in Clinical Embryology for 1 year under the department of Medicine and Allied Science.

Chettinad Academy of Research & Education – Infrastructure Facilities

CARE being a medical college provides several other facilities for students with an excellent environment. The students are able to pursue their studies along with extra-curricular activities.

  • Separate Hostels for boys and girls
  • Lecture Theatre
  • Moot Court (for Law students)
  • Library
  • Food Court
  • Transportation
  • Club activities (sports, music, etc.)
  • Learning Management System
  • Clean & Green Campus
  • Banks & ATMs
  • Auditorium
  • RO Plant
  • On-call medical help

Chettinad Academy of Research & Education - Reviews

Overall rating: This university campus has secured 4.0 ratings out of 5. Further details are provided below for each of their components.









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Chettinad Academy of Research & Education - FAQs & Answers:

Q1. Is CARE University a well-known/Popular University across India?

A. Yes, CARE University has gained recognition from UGC, and NIRF, and is accredited by NAAC with an “A++” grade. It has also been approved by MCI /INC/ TNNMC/ AICTE/ COA/ BCI/ and PCI. CARE has also been awarded by MHRD and AICTE for a clean & green environment securing the 9th rank across India.

Q2. What are the courses that are offered in this University?

A. CARE University offers various courses including Medical, Architecture, and Law. However, being a medical university CARE majorly offers courses in the Medical sector in UG / PG/ Diploma/Ph.D. courses.

Q3. What is the status of the University?

A. Status of CARE University – Private/ Co-Education/ Non-Minority.

Q4. Does CARE University provide Placement/Career services?

A. Yes, this University has a Career Office that conducts on and off-campus placement activities, supporting all undergraduate students and thus expanding their career horizons.

Q5. What are the documents required for the admission procedure?

A. The required documents are listed below:

  • Filled in the application form
  • Mark sheet of HSC/10+2 or it's equivalent
  • Conduct certificate & Transfer certificate from the previous institution
  • Proof of Date of Birth (10th Mark sheet)
  • Community Certificate
  • Migration certificate (CBSE/ICSE/other board/state board/open schooling)
  • Certificate of extra-curricular activities (if any)
  • Recent passport-size photograph

Q6. Is there any entrance exam/qualifying exam required other than 10+2 for admission?

A. Yes. All candidates are required to take the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), the Chettinad Entrance Aptitude Test (CEAT) and obtain qualifying scores in both of them.

Q7. Is there a cut-off for admission?

A. Cut-off marks for admission is generally decided based on the application pool.

  • Approved By MCI
  • Recognized By UGC

University Ranking
YEAR - 2022
Over All Ranking
#101 - 150
YEAR - 2022

  • Computer Lab
  • Lab
  • Auditorium
  • Gym
  • Girls Hostel
  • Boys Hostel
  • Medical
  • Sports
  • Cafetaria
  • Library
  • Transport

Course Category Course Fee Eligibility Exams Accepted
L.L.M Law Rs. 2,00,000.00 The candidate must possess a Bachelor Degree in Law or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to General Category/OBC and 45% of marks or its equivalent grade in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST Category.
B.Com Law Rs. 20,00,000.00 The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination (10+2 Examination) with a minimum percentage of marks not below 45% in case of General Category/OBC and 40% in case of SC and ST Category.
LLB (Hons) Law Rs. 12,00,000.00 Candidate must be a graduate from any recognized University with minimum 45% marks for General Category/OBC and 40% marks for SC /ST Category.
BA LLB (Hons.) Law Rs. 20,00,000.00 Class 12 (in 10+2 format) from a recognised board.
BBA LLB (Hons.) Law Rs. 20,00,000.00 The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination (10+2 Examination) with a minimum percentage of marks not below 45% in case of General Category/OBC and 40% in case of SC and ST Category.
PGD Medical Rs. 7,00,000.00 Candidates possessing MBBS/ BDS degree from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks are eligible to apply. Candidates will be selected based on their overall performance in academics and in their personal interview.
M.Ch Medical - MS (Master of Surgery), MD (Doctor of Medicine) or any other postgraduate degree recognized by the Medical Council of India.
Integrated M.Sc Medical - Candidates must have passed Class XII from a recognised board. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English must be subjects studied in Class XII.
DM Medical Rs. 6,00,000.00 MD or MS in any subject
M.S Medical Rs. 90,00,000.00 Candidates who have completed their MBBS degree with an internship experience of one year are also eligible for this course.
M.B.B.S Medical Rs. 1,39,37,000.00 Passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry Biology from a recognised institute.
B.Sc. Medical Rs. 3,00,000.00 Candidate needs to have is 50-60% in Class XII from any recognised board.
M.Sc. Medical Rs. 2,00,000.00 Candidate must have pursued a Bachelor's degree in relevant specialization with 50-60% minimum aggregate.
BPT Medical Rs. 13,50,000.00 Passed the Higher Secondary Examination (HSC) or its equivalent with English, Physics, Chemistry and one of the following subjects: Botany, Zoology or Biology.
MPT Medical Rs. 6,00,000.00 Eligible candidates for this program must have successfully completed the BPT program of a recognized University.
MD Medical Rs. 6,00,000.00 MBBS with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
Ph.D Pharmacy - Candidates should pass post graduation degree from recognized university.
B.Pharm Pharmacy Rs. 16,00,000.00 Candidate should have passed 10+2 examination conducted by the respective state/central government authorities recognized as equivalent to 10+2 examination by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (P.C.M) and or Biology (P.C.B / P.C.M.B.) as optional subjects individually. Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations will also be considered.
B.Sc Science Rs. 3,00,000.00 Candidate must have passed HSC/CBSE/ISCE in subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Botany and Zoology and English individually.
M.Sc Nursing Science Rs. 1,88,450.00 The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of B.Sc. Nursing / B.Sc.Hons. Nursing/ Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing with not less than of 55% aggregate marks from an institution that is recognized by the Indian Nursing Council.
Post Basic B.Sc in Nursing Science Rs. 2,61,375.00 Candidate should have completed GNM Nursing programme successfully.
B.Sc Nursing Science Rs. 4,58,000.00 A candidate should have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 45% marks taken together in PCB at the qualifying examination (10+2) i.e., (10+2) from recognized Board under AISSE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent Board. Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized by State Government and National Institute of Open School (NIOS) recognized by Central Government having science subjects and English. For the candidates belonging to SC/ ST or other backward classes, the marks obtained in PCB taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40%.
B.Arch Architecture Rs. 20,00,000.00 Passed the 10+2 examination with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and a total aggregate of 50% (or) Passed the 10+3 diploma examination (with Mathematics as compulsory subject) with at least 50% marks as aggregate. JEE Main, NATA

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