University of Madras

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Official blazon

Argent, on a mount issuant from the base vert, a tiger passant proper, on a chief sable, a pale or, thereon between two elephants' heads couped of the field, a lotus-flower, leaved and slipped of the third. Mvr> Motto : Doctrina vim promovet insitam


The arms were officially granted on September 15, 1898.

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Literature: Image from Wills's - Arms of Universities