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|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone code||91 4181|
|Sex ratio||1:1 ♂/♀|
Chetpet has a population of 94,387, consisting of 47,272 males and 47,115 females, with 10.83% of the population being under the age of 6 years. The town has a literacy rate of about 69%, which is 10% higher than the national average; male literacy is 77% and female literacy is 61%.
From 2015 Chetpet became a Taluk under Tiruvannamalai District, Tamil Nadu.
Chetpet is a Selection Grade Town Panchayat, a small town under 20,000 or 25,000 inhabitants,[contradictory] in the district of Tiruvannamalai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Its neighboring towns are Vandavasi (east), Polur (west), Gingee (south), Tiruvannamalai (southwest) and Arani (north). More than 80% of its inhabitants are farmers, and the primary source of income is agriculture.
The town's main crops are groundnut, paddy and sugarcane. Chetput is a fast developing town, ranking with panchayats of Pazhampet and Kannanur. Animal husbandry provides subsidiary income to farmers in the region. A veterinary dispensary established in 1963 provides services to the farmers.
- Dhivya Matriculation Higher Secondary School
- Government Higher Secondary School
- Panchayat Union Primary School
- St. Dominic Savio Higher Secondary School
- St. Anne Higher Secondary School
- Dhivya High School
- Danie Matriculation High School
- S.K International School
- Masabiel English School
- Dhivya College of Education
- Dhivya Arts and Science College
- Dhivya Polytechnic College
- Dhivya Teacher Training Institute
- Dr Maria Aschhoff School of Nursing
- Bharat Sevak Samaj Computer College
- Digitech Computer Centre