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List of Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Chennai 2020, Eligibility, Fees and Top Recruiters

Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai 2020. - Chennai is the gateway to South India and is a major education hub. It was formerly known as Madras but was later renamed as Chennai. It has about 136 colleges which give an Engineering degree. There are  32 government colleges and 104 private engineering colleges in Chennai. With so many options available, it is very difficult for students to select the right college. The top ten colleges of Chennai are listed below.

 

 

List of Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Chennai

 

1. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras)

 

iit madras

 

About IIT Madras

IIT Madras was founded in 1959 in collaboration with the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and is one of the oldest IITs. It is spread across a beautiful campus of 617 acres. It gives education in basic and applied research and advanced technology. It awards various degrees like the Bachelor of Technology, Master of Technology, and Master of Science in various subjects of engineering.

 

Mode of Admission

For undergraduate programs, there are admissions on the basis of JEE-Advanced. For postgraduate courses, students need to appear for GATE - Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech

4 years

2,83,814

1

M Tech

2 years

4,18,444

B Tech + M Tech

5 years

3,53,380

MS

1 year

23,070

PhD

2 years

32,790

 

 

Engineering Branches Offered

BTech

  • Electrical
  • Computer Science
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Chemical
  • Metallurgical And Materials
  • Naval Architecture and Ocean

MTech

  • Petroleum
  • Chemical
  • Computer Science
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Structural
  • Biotechnology
  • Microelectronics and VLSI Design
  • Geotechnical
  • Environmental
  • Aerospace
  • Hydraulics and Water Resource

 

Top Recruiters

  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  •  TCS
  •  Micron Technology India Operations
  •  Axis Bank
  • Citi Bank
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Bajaj Finance
  • Microsoft India
  •  Standard Chartered GBS India
  •  Flipkart
  •  Amazon
  •  Google.

 

2. Madras Institute of Technology (MIT)

 

iit madras

 

About MIT

The Madras Institute of Technology was established in the year 1949 by Prof. Chinnaswami Rajam. It is the first self-financing engineering institute in the country. The new areas of specialization in engineering like aeronautical engineering, automobile engineering, electronics engineering, and instrumentation technology were introduced to Indians by this college.

Mode of Admission

UG admissions are done on the basis of TNEA counseling. The admission to PG courses is on the merit basis and ranking of TANCET/GATE.

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech/BE

4 years

2,00,000

-

M Tech/ME

2 years

1,00,000

 

 

Engineering Courses Offered

BTech/MTech

  • Information Technology
  • Rubber & Plastic Engineering

BE

  • Mechanical
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Automobile
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Production
  • Aeronautical

ME

  • Computer Science
  • Mechatronics
  • Wireless Communication
  • Automobile
  • Manufacturing
  • Embedded System & VLSI Design
  • Aeronautical
  • Avionic
  • Instrumentation
  • Communication & Networks
  • Green Manufacturing

 

Top Recruiters

  • Nokia
  • OYO
  • Microsoft
  • Qualcomm
  • Infosys
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • ICICI Securities
  • ICICI Bank.

 

3. Anna University- CEG Campus

 

anna university

 

About Anna University- CEG Campus
Anna University, CEG Campus was established in the year 1794 and is one of the oldest technical institutions in India. The sprawling campus of the College of Engineering, Guindy has given many successful engineers, scholars, and leaders. The University offers 18 UG, 35 PG (Regular), and 34 PG Self-supporting courses. CEG Campus has 16 Departments, 6 University Affiliated Centers, and 12 Research Centers. It is considered as one of the best places to study in India.

 

Mode of Admission

Admission to BTech is through TNEA and MTech is through TANCET/GATE.

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech/BE

4 years

2,00,000

7

M Tech/ME

2 years

1,00,000

 

 

Engineering Branches Offered

BTech

  • Information Technology

MTech

  • Avionics
  • Information Technology
  • Coastal Management
  • Laser & Electro-Optical
  • Environmental Management
  • Solar & Alternative Energy

BE

  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Industrial
  • Mining
  • Agricultural & Irrigation
  • Material Science
  • Biomedical

ME

  • Software
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Computer Science
  • Thermal
  • Mechatronics
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Wireless Communication
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • VLSI Design
  • Embedded System & VLSI Design

 

Top Recruiters 

  • Axis bank
  • Google
  • ICICI Bank
  • Amul
  • Britannia
  • IBM
  • Oracle
  • Infosys
  • Dell

 

4. Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science

 

hit

 

About Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science was founded by K. C. G. Verghese in the year 1985. It is a deemed university and was granted this status in the year 2008. The institute has given about 50,000 engineers since the establishment.

Mode of Admission

The BTech admission is on the basis of merit ranking in the online examination HITSEEE. The admission to MTech is through the entrance exam conducted by the college, group discussions, and personal interviews.

 

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech

4 years

10,62,500

95

M Tech/ME

2 years

2,38,500

 

 

Engineering Branches Offered

BTech

  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Aeronautical
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Aerospace
  • Biotechnology
  • Mechatronics
  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Automobile
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical
  • Avionics
  • Energy
  • Cyber Security & Forensics
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Cloud Computing & Virtualization Technology
  • Construction
  • Structural
  • Environmental & Water Resources
  • Cyber Security
  • Engineering Design
  • Business Analytics & Optimization

MTech

  • Aircraft Maintainance
  • VLSI Design & Embedded System
  • Construction
  • Thermal
  • Power Electronics & Drives
  • Avionics
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Engineering Design
  • Power System
  • Structural
  • Communication Systems
  • Cyber Security
  • Environmental
  • Civil
  • Mechatronics
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Automobile
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Aircraft Maintainance
  • Robotics
  • Aeronautical
  • Automotive
  • Electrical Vehicle
  • Highway
  • Internal Combustion
  • Artificial Intelligence

 

Top Recruiters

  • Infosys
  • IBM
  • DBS
  • Amazon
  • Bosch
  • HCL
  • Atos
  • Audi
  • Indigo
  • Royal Enfield
  • Bosch
  • Decathalon
  • Oracle
  • Wipro
  • Capgemini
  • Huawei
  • Jet Airways.

 

5. SRM Institute of Science and Technology

 

srm university

 

About SRM Institute of Science and Technology

SRM Institute of Science and Technology was formerly known as SRM University. It was founded in the year 1985. The vast campus allows the students to meet and discuss their projects and research. The placement is very good with above 120 companies visiting every year.

Mode of Admission

The college conducts its own entrance exam called SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination (SRMJEEE) for taking admission to the B.Tech course.

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech

4 years

10,10,000

36

M Tech/ME

2 years

3,30,000

 

Top Recruiters

  • Wipro
  • Cognizant
  • TCS
  • Infosys
  • Siemens
  • Google
  • Honeywell
  • Godrej
  • Bank of America
  • SAP
  • HCL
  • Huawei

 

 

Engineering Branches Offered

BTech

  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Aerospace
  • Biotechnology
  • Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Information Technology
  • Chemical
  • Mechatronics
  • Automobile
  • Nanotechnology

MTech

  • Chemical
  • Wireless Communication & Computing
  • Mechatronics
  • Computer Science
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Automotive Hybrid Systems
  • Telecommunication
  • Information Security & Cyber Forensics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Biomedical
  • Genetic
  • VLSI Design & Embedded System
  • Geotechnical
  • Environmental
  • Robotics
  • Electronics & Control

 

6. SSN College of Engineering (SSNCE)

 

ssn

 

About SSN College

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering was founded by Shiv Nadar in the year 1996. It is a private college affiliated to Anna University. It offers a B.E./ B.Tech degree in 8 subjects and an M.E./ M.Tech degree in 11 subjects. The B.E./ B.Tech program is of 4 years and M.E./ M.Tech program is of 2 years.

Mode of Admission

The admissions to all the courses are on merit and management basis. One needs to have a valid TANCET/GATE score.

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech

4 years

2,00,000

37

M Tech

2 years

1,00,000

 

 

Engineering Branches Offered

BTech
Electrical and Electronics
Electronics and Communication
Computer Science
Information Technology
Mechanical
Chemical
Bio-Medical
Civil

MTech
Communication Systems
Computer Science
Applied Electronics
Power Electronics and Drives
Information Technology
VLSI Design’Software
Energy
Manufacturing
Medical Electronics
Environmental Science and Technolgy
Software

 

Top Recruiters

  • McDermott
  • L & T
  • Dow Chemicals
  • Caterpillar
  • Huawei
  • Alcatel Lucent
  • TVS Group.
  • MRF

 

7. Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

 

sathyabama

 

About Sathyabama Institute

Formerly known as Sathyabama University, it was founded in the year 1987 by Jeppiaar. It has a sprawling campus of 330 acres. There is a special center for Nanoscience and Technology and has a team of scientists working in various fields like Material Science, Nanofabrications, Marine Biotechnology, Concrete Research, Environmental Nanotechnology, etc.

Mode of Admission
The admission to UG courses is through entrance exams conducted by the institute. The admission to PG courses is through TANCET.

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech

4 years

6,85,000

45

M Tech/ME

2 years

-

 

 

Engineering Branches Offered

BTech

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical

MTech

  • M.Tech by Research
  • Embedded System Technologies
  • VLSI Design
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology

BE

  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Automobile
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics & Telecom
  • Mechatronics
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Aeronautical

ME

  • Thermal
  • Embedded Systems
  • Power Electronics & Drives
  • Computer Science
  • Applied Electronics
  • Environmental
  • Structural
  • Computer-Aided

 

Top Recruiters

  • Cognizant
  • Infosys
  • Wipro
  • Capgemini
  • TechMahindra
  • Hitachi
  • Cybage
  • Samsung
  • Nokia
  • Verizon
  • Mphasis.

 

8. Alagappa College of Technology (Anna University, ACT Campus)

 

alagappa

 

About ACT Campus
Alagappa College of Technology was founded in the year 1944 and was integrated with Anna University in the year 1978. There are six departments and two autonomous centers in the institute. It is one of the best colleges to pursue B.Tech or M.Tech in Chemical Engineering.

Mode of Admission
The admission to the UG course is through TNEA and for PG courses the score of TANCET is required.

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech

4 years

2,73,480

7

M Tech

2 years

1,20,000

 

 

Engineering Branches Offered

BTech

  • Textile technology
  • Chemical
  • Ceramic Technology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Food Technology
  • Petroleum Engineering & Technology
  • Fashion & Apparel Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Technology

MTech

  • Chemical
  • Biotechnology
  • Ceramic Technology
  • Petroleum Refining & Petrochemicals
  • Textile Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Nano Science & Technology
  • Industrial Safety
  • Bio-Pharmaceutical Technolgy
  • Environment Science
  • Leather Technology
  • Footwear
  • Computational Biology

 

Top Recruiters

  • Bharat Petroleum
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pfizer
  • Sanmar Group
  • Heinz
  • Essar
  • Bayer
  • Larsen & Toubro
  • Oil & Natural Gas Corporation.

 

9. Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Chennai

 

sri venkateswara

 

About SVCE

SVCE was founded in 1985 and is amongst the top engineering colleges of Anna University. The college has 95 acres of lush green campus. The b.E./B.Tech and M.E./M.Tech degree is offered in various fields of engineering. The placement cell is one of the most important departments in SVCE which gives proper guidance to the students for the recruitment in campus placement drives.

Mode of Admission

The admission to the UG course is through TNEA and for PG courses the score of TANCET is required.

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech/BE

4 years

3,05,000

176

M Tech/ME

2 years

1,50,000

 

 

Engineering Branches Offered

BE

  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Automobile
  • Electronics & Electrical Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Marine

ME

  • Computer Science
  • Mechatronics
  • Network
  • Communication Systems
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Power Electronics
  • Applied Electronics
  • Internal Combustion

BTech

  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
  • Chemical

MTech

  • Chemical
  • Computer Science
  • Power Electronics & Drives
  • Biotechnology

 

Top Recruiters 

  • Tech Mahindra
  • TCS
  • Tata Elxsi
  • Wipro
  • Web Spectrum
  • HCL
  • I-Gate.
  • Microland
  • Infosys
  • IBM
  • ISRO
  • Dell
  • Capgemini
  • HO

 

10. Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology

 

vel tech

 

Commonly known as Vel tech, this college was established in the year 1997 by Dr. R. Rangarajan and Dr. Sagunthala Rangarajan. It offers UG, PG, and doctorate courses in the field of engineering.

Mode of Admission

The admission to the UG courses is through VITEEE PPT/CBT. The admission to MTech is on the basis of merit in BTech courses.

Popular Courses

Course Duration

Full Course Fee

Ranking (NIRF)

B Tech

4 years

2,15,000

77

M Tech

2 years

1,25,000

Ph.D.

3 years

-

 

 

Engineering Branches Offered

BTech

  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Aeronautical
  • Biotechnology
  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Biomedical
  • Information Technology
  • Automobile

MTech

  • Construction
  • Thermal
  • Computer Science
  • Embedded System Technologies
  • Information Technology
  • Structural
  • Power Electronics
  • Cyber Security
  • Geotechnical
  • Environmental
  • Aeronautical
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Machine Design
  • Metallurgical & Materials
  • Industrial
  • Network
  • Robotics
  • Industrial Safety
  • Internal Combustion
  • CAD/CAM

Ph.D.

  • Engineering & Technology

 

Top Recruiters

  • Capgemini
  • TCS
  • Wipro
  • Accenture
  • Goldmann Sach
  • Infosys
  • Mindtree.
  • Hexaware
  • Jin Sung
  • Atos
  • Syntel
  • Quest
  • Informatica
  • Skava
  • Byju’s

 

Other Best Engineering colleges in Chennai are:

Many of the colleges are under Anna University, here the list below.

Top Colleges under Anna University

 

 

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