Madras University Alumni Association


The University of Madras is one of the oldest universities in India and in it’s over 150 years of Educational Service has been the Academic gateway for many eminent leaders and scholars. Prominent alumni include an array of illustrious individuals including Nobel laureate C. V. Raman, Srinivasa Ramanujan, former presidents Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, V. V. Giri, Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, R. Venkataraman and A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Social leaders like M.G. Ramachandran and CN Annadurai and business persons Indra Nooyi and Prathap C. Reddy. To be a part of this prestigious university is a matter of pride and to belong to a hallowed academic family. 

Madras University Alumni Association had been started with the foundation meeting on 15th October, 1979, under the Chairmanship of Thiru M. Baktavatsalam, Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and Prof. G R. Damodaran, Vice-Chancellor (1978-1981), University of Madras as President. Many eminent personalities were functioning as executive members such as 

Thiru M Bakthavatsalam, Former Chief Minister, served as Chairman of Membership Committee 

Mr. M.A. Chidambaram, served as Chairman of Finance and Endowment Committee 

Mr. G Kasturi, Editor, The Hindu, served as Chairman of Programme and Publication Committee

In 1998, Madras University Alumni Association was registered as a Society and now we are rejuvenating the alumni association in the year of 2021, under the leadership of Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. S. Gowri, University of Madras. 

The Alumni Association of the University of Madras would continue to foster and enrich the relationship between alumni and their treasured academic roots. The University intends to develop a dynamic alumni association that represents the voice of all graduates working in partnership with the University to realize the mission of the University. Its aim is to create a strong, worldwide fully interactive community for the alumni, driven by the commitment to enhance the growth of the University by providing a wide range of resources and opportunities. Provides opportunities for alumni to meet each other / participate in social activities / business undertaking.


  1. Boost the effectiveness of our alumni.
  2. Increase the alumni connectivity.
  3. Sharing of our alumni with the Alma mater may not be in finance but in resources.


our most distinguished alumni