MAHER, a flagship institute (Deemed to be University), is part of a very large conglomerate of India's top league education institutions under the Meenakshi Ammal Trust, a public charitable education trust, founded in the year 1983 by late Mrs. D Meenakshi Amal, a noted philanthropist and astute social leader of her time. Thiru. A. N Radhakrishnan, a core academician and a visionary leader, has been spearheading the Trust and all its educational institutions for over the last four decades with an incredible spirit. He is passionate about uplifting the marginalized sections of society through education. He has tirelessly and painstakingly worked to bring academic eminence to all institutions with deeply embedded values in their governance.
MAHER has long been established and known as an educational institution of the first choice for all its stakeholders. It promotes students' wellbeing and provides them with a perfect platform to take long strides into the future in the area of their deep aspiration and passion. It broke into the niche list of 100 top universities of India in the NIRF Ranking in the year 2019.
MAHER's distinctive and most striking feature lies in its extremely well-led medical, dental, nursing and allied health sciences programs. And this has continued to empower students with the latest clinical 'live' experiences in its state-of-the-art labs, enabled by top-class experienced faculty. The 'faculty of medicines' has fully loaded 1100 bedded hospital with 14 best-in-class operating theatres, equipped to take care of complex medical and surgical cases and emergencies.
MAHER continues to surge ahead in Research and Innovation. It is arguably the best university among health sciences institutions in the country, with over 130 patents published in a very short span of a couple of years. The institution maintains a faculty-to-student ratio of 1:8, which is perhaps the best in the country, fulfilling the students' dream of receiving personal attention to their learning. MAHER continues to attract top merited students and faculty across the globe and enjoys trust among its student community. The students from here get into promising careers and evolve as responsible citizens, and MAHER takes pride in contributing to the society.