Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) was conferred the status of Deemed to be University u/s 3 of the UGC Act 1956 in the year 2008. CARE has been accredited with grade ‘A’ by NAAC, conferred with 12B status by UGC, accorded SIRO status by DSIR, awarded star by MHRD's Innovation Cell, appreciation by AICTE for Clean & Smart Campus, ranked 9th in Country by UI Green Metric, Member of the Association of Indian Universities, Association of Commonwealth Universities, International Association of Universities, DELNET, International Association of Law Schools, International Association of Law Schools, IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, British council library membership.
In conformity with the vision of the University, the academic programs offered are professional, job oriented, and innovative. CARE offers 60 + academic programs in faculty of Medicine, Allied Health Sciences (AHS), Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physiotherapy, Law, and Architecture. Most of the programs offered are interdisciplinary and are as per the emerging needs.
CARE has 2500+ students pursuing their UG, PG, and Ph.D. education in an academic year. The intellectual capital of CARE comprises qualified, accomplished, and committed 400+ teachers and a well-stocked library having books, 6000+ e-journals, and various databases that form the backbone of the CARE. In addition, CARE has more than 1100+ publications, 35+ patents, and 50+ active MoUs.