Top 10 Best Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu

Best Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu 

Best Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu

The India’s first engineering college located at Guindy (established in 1857) at Tamil Nadu. This is the second largest state with number of engineering institutes after Andhra Pradesh. Branches like Electronics & Communication, Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering are offered most commonly in top Tamil Nadu engineering colleges. Other options are Mechanical, Civil and IT programmes. 

1. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

IIT madras is a famous engineering Institute of National Importance situated on Sardar Patel Road and is flanked by Adyar, Taramani and Velachery. It is very near to the to the Central Leather Research Institute and Anna University. The institute spread over 250 hectares of beautiful green forest.

This is also the midway between the Chennai Airport and Central Railway station. IIT Madras was formally inaugurated in 1959. Available facilities includes Well-equipped Lab, Spacious classrooms, banks, Bus transport, canteens, hospital , post office, temples etc.  

Courses offered

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Physics

2. Anna University Chennai, CEG Campus

Anna University Chennai, CEG Campus is well known for engineering graduate and post graduate courses. The college is Affiliated to Anna University Chennai. The college is Approved by AICTE and it is Established in the Year 1859. This is a Government Institution under the Category Co-Ed. 

Under graduate Courses offered are:- Agriculture and Irrigation Engineering, Bio-Medical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering – Tamil Medium, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Geo Informatics,  Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering,  Material Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering – Tamil Medium, Mining Engineering, Printing Technology,  Information Technology etc. 

List of Post Graduate Courses

  • Applied Electronics, Communication Systems
  • Computer Aided Design, Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Computer Science and Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management
  • Control & Instrumentation Engineering, Embedded Systems Technology
  • Energy Engineering, Engineering Design
  • Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management
  • Geo-Informatics, High Voltage Engineering
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, Industrial Engineering
  • Internal Combustion Engineering, Irrigation Water Management
  • Manufacturing System & Management, Medical Electronics
  • Multimedia Technology, Optical Communication Engineering
  • Power Electronics and Drives,  Power Systems Engineering
  • Printing Technology, Product Design and Development
  • Quality Engineering and Management, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
  • Software Engineering, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
  • Structural Engineering, System Engineering & Operation Research

3. National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

NIT-T is in Tiruchirappalli is very famous and also called Trichy or Tiruchy. The National Institute of Technology (formerly known as Regional Engineering College) Tiruchirappalli started as a joint and co-operative venture of the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1964.

The campus offers facilities like – computer support group with LAN, Library with more than one lakh documents, Hostel and mess facilities, Hospital with resident doctors, Shopping centre, Physical education department, Swimming pool, Lecture hall complex etc. 

Courses Offered

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Architecture, Computer Applications
  • Civil engineering,
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Production Engineering

4. Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore

Amrita School of Engineering is a top ranked engineering college at Tamil Nadu,  Coimbatore. The institute was established in 1994. Major facilities available in the campus includes Library with more than 45,000 books. Computer centre with high speed internet connectivity, hostels for boys and girls, Swimming pool, Banking facilities with ATM counters etc. 

Courses Offered

  • Electrical and electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and communication
  • Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Bio medical engineering
  • chemical engineering
  • computer engineering and network
  • computer science and engineering
  • computer vision and Image processing
  • Cyber security
  • Automotive engineering

5. VIT University, Vellore

VIT University formerly called Vellore Engineering College is an Indian institute of higher education and a Deemed University. The institution Founded in 1984, as Vellore Engineering College, by Mr. G. Viswanathan. They offer 20 undergraduate, 34 postgraduate, 4 integrated and 4 research programs. 

Offered Courses

  • Computing Science & Engineering
  • Bio Sciences & Technology
  • Information Technology & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Social Sciences & Languages
  • Advanced Sciences
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical & Building Sciences
  • Business School and Law school

6. PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

PSG College of Technology is a well known institution established in 1951. It is nurtured by PSG & Sons Charities Trust. The college is Government Aided, Autonomous, ISO 9001 2008 certified and affiliated to Anna University.  There is total of 48 full time and part time programs in Science, Engineering and Management at UG & PG levels. 

Courses Offered

  • Electrical and electronics Engineering
  • Textile technology, fashion technology
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics and communication engineering
  • Bio Technology, Bio medical engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical engineering
  • Production engineering
  • Industrial engineering

7. SASTRA University, Thanjavur

The Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy, known as SASTRA University, is a deemed university located in the town of Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu, India. 

SASTRA University started in 1984 in the form of Shanmugha College of Engineering. This is one of the top ranked institute offers various Undergraduate and postgraduate engineering courses for students. The campus occupies a built up area of over 2,000,000 square feet. Offers accommodation to over 5000 boys and 3000 girls. Wi-Fi access to the 366 Mbit/s internet leased line for the students and faculty.

Courses Offered Under:- 

  • Department Of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering

8. Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

Thiagarajar College of Engineering(TCE), Madurai is a well known and an ISO 9001:2008 certified Institution affiliated to Anna University. The institute  founded by Philanthropist and Industrialist Late. Shri. Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar. It is established in the year 1957. The college offers Seven Undergraduate Programmes, Fourteen Postgraduate Programmes and Doctoral Programmes in Engineering, Science and Architecture. 

Courses Offered

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer science and engineering
  • Information technology
  • Structural engineering
  • Power systems engineering
  • Production engineering
  • Communication systems
  • Industrial engineering

9. Coimatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore

Coimbatore Institute of Technology is a well known institute of engineering and technology located at Coimbatore. V. Rangasamy Naidu Educational Trust devoted to the cause of promoting Technical and Scientific Literacy, established Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT) in 1956. It is affiliated to the Anna University of Technology. 

Courses Offered

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Structural Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Heat Power Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Applied Electronics

10. Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi

Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology (ACCET-Karaikudi) is a famous college of engineering located in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India. It is Established in 1952 and works under the control of the government of the State. Among the 11 colleges were selected from Tamil Nadu under the TEQIP – Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme in India, this college got membership. 

Courses Offered

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Optical Communication
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Master of Computer Application

One thought on “Top 10 Best Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu

  1. nandinisree
    May 26, 2016 at 12:41 pm

    Gud Info..I was confused to choose best Engineering colleges near thirunelveli..My friends suggested that a VV College in Thirunelveli I also checked the website.They are providing new courses..

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