The rapid development of information and communication technology has made it very easy to access information through various channels of communication. Website is one of the important medium wherein one can find all kinds of information relating to their area of interest. Websites of the universities reflect the activities and programmes that are carried out in the universities. The usability of these websites plays a significant role and an attempt has been made in this paper to find out the same. For the study, a structured questionnaire was used to collect the data from the research scholars who are currently doing their research in and around Chennai. Out of 95 questionnaires distributed, 76 were received back (Response rate 80%). The study analyzed the preferred domains among users, identified the various features in the websites, ascertained the reasons for the inaccessibility of the websites and also found out the opinion of the users on websites. The findings, suggestions and recommendations are discussed in the paper.