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Best Engineering Colleges in Chennai

Updated on : Nov 29, 2019 11:31 AM
Best Engineering Colleges in Chennai

Amidst all the competitions and the tough cut-off marks that the students compete against each other, many students fail to identify a proper college that will not only support their ambitions but also help them to make crucial decisions. Below is the list of top 10 colleges in Chennai that are worth having a look at:

IIT - Chennai Photo1
Rating and Reviews
119 Votes

Indian Institute of Technology Madras was established in 1959 and was formally inaugurated in 1959 by Prof. Humayun Kabir, Union Minister for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs. It is located in the city of Madras, now called Chennai, in the southern state capital of Tamil Nadu. It is a nearly 550 faculty, 8000 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff. One of the best parts is that it is not only a self-contained campus but also the fact that it is located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares. One of the best parts is that it has evolved over the years by establishing itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and industrial consultancy overall. Indian Institute of Technology Madras has about sixteen academic departments along with a few advanced research centres specialising in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences. It is not only approved by ACTE but also is Autonomous. It is an institute that is a rare blend of modern-day technical skills and the traditional emphasis on imparting knowledge. It conducts Extra Mural Lecture series in which Special lectures on varied topic of academic relevance and importance are conducted. It has very good placement for IIT madras in non-coding and of nearly 8 to 14 Lacs per annum. here are 2 guesthouses. There are 2 schools on the campus. There are 2 shopping centres near the college.  There are 3 temples on the campus. For the curriculum, there are around 40% electives. It offers Electrical, Computer Science, Aerospace, Naval Architecture & Ocean, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical Engineering to name a few.

Alagappa College of Technology [ACT] - Chennai Photo1
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5 Votes

Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology is an autonomous engineering college in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu. It is accredited by NBA for three years with five-star status. It offers Ceramic Technology, Chemical Engineering, Textile Technology, MCA, Science and Humanities courses to name a few. For some of its top courses like Computer Science and Engineering, it has a cut-off of Maximum 7822 closing rank. Throughout the year, it conducts Cultural fests, Conferences, management fests, Sports festivals etc to keep the students actively engaged. It was established in 1944 and was integrated with Anna University.Anna University was established on 4th September 1978. Its campus has a spacious stage for conducting Graduation day, Cultural programmes & entertainment. It has IEEE, IEI, SAE, ISTE under its student chapters. It has a Campus life that is very fine and its central library contains different sorts of books besides academic books, nss, ncc etc. Academic wise, the college conducts a couple of cultural programs from different branches of the campus. The college organises Biotechcellence which is the highly celebrated festival in terms of education, knowledge, entertainment for the students and is conducted in 3rd academic year of a batch. In addition, there are many state and central government scholarships available from this college.

College of Engineering, Guindy - Chennai Photo1
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7 Votes

College of Engineering Guindy is the oldest technical institution to be established outside Europe. It was Established on the17 May 1794. It is a public engineering college in Chennai. It is accredited by the NBA. It has 16 Departments, 6 University Affiliated Centres, and 12 Research Centres where research programs are offered. It has cutting edge infrastructure that has been the foundation for many of those who graduated. It is best known for its excellent student population. It has Computing, Library, Health Centre, Wi-Fi, Student Amenities Centre amongst various other services. It offers Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information and Communication among other branches to name a few. It also masters courses in the same. The college organised KURUKSHETRA which is Techno Management Fest that is organised on an annual basis by the college. In this event, the students turn promising ideas into projects and provide support to convert projects to real time products. It is renowned to be the fest is the first tech event of its kind to be awarded UNESCO patronage and ISO 9001:2015 certified organization. Placement wise, 70 (approximately) seniors got placed in mechanical department out of some 180, Around 30-35 are placed in core. It is seen that as years are passing, there has been a downfall in placements.

SRM Institute of Science and Technology - Chennai Photo1
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9 Votes

SRM Institute of Science and Technology is located in Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu, India and is a private deemed university. It was established in 1985 as SRM Engineering College in Kattankulathur, under University of Madras. Its programs are accredited by University Grants Commission. The placement facility comprises of the the college training the students for GRE and GMAT exams. Companies like Zomato, IBM, Infosys, TCS etc. Its course curriculum is also amazing.  The infrastructure of the college is amazing, since it is located in a good place far away from pollution and city noise. Around 3000 placement offers are made and About 8-10 students are offered an excellent package of more than 20 LPA and More than 100 students were given the dream package of 10-20 LPA. Its campus is Wi-Fi enabled. Wi-Fi facility is available in the hostels and their Classrooms are well-maintained with A/C and air-ducts facilities. Their Laboratories are in excellent conditions and their library is huge sprawling over more than 3 floors having book sections. Overall, their food is average quality. One of the best parts is that the electricity and water supply are available 24x7. The college fest is op top-notch quality and their campus is spread over 250 acres with their college organising over 2 major fests and more than 50 minor fests. They have Milan which is the famous fest in India and Aarush is the techno-management fest.

SSN College of Engineering [SSNCE] - Chennai Photo1
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1 Vote

SSN College of Engineering that is certified to ISO 9001 :2000 standard by the National Board of Accreditation. It is located in SSN Nagar of Chennai, Tamil Nadu and was established in 1996. It provides Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, MBA General courses to name a few. The infrastructure is absolutely good. The Wi-Fi speed is very good and much faster. Their classrooms are projected with projector and classrooms are decent. However, the quality of food in canteen is not up to expected level. But one can say that stores near CSE department are places where delicious and tasty foods are available. One of the best parts is that Almost 90% of students are offered placements with the highest package of around 20 lacs per annum. Their hostel rooms are pretty good and the campus also has a digital room where there are computers with free internet. In a year, around 5-10 companies visit the campus for placements. The highest salary is Rs.3,00,000 per month, and the lowest was Rs.50,000. One of the best parts is that Their campus is full of trees and prevents the scorching heat of the sun during summer. The mess food in the hostel is not worth it at all. The college also organises Two Days National Level Workshop and International Conference on different topics.

Sathyabama Engineering College-Chennai Photo1
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821 Votes

Sathyabama-Engineering-College is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and is a Christian minority higher education deemed to be university institute. It was established in 1987 as Sathyabama Engineering College by Jeppiaar and received its deemed to be university status in 2001. It is very spacious campus of 134 acres. It is affiliated with the Catholic Church. It is Grade 'A' accredited by NAAC and is UGC Approved. The faculty is very skilled and the Wi-Fi facility in college is very useful. The college canteen is like a fish market and is not worth it. The college also conducts various International Conferences and Three-Day Workshops to keep the students engaged. The Wi-Fi in the campus is good. The college canteen is like a fish market and is not worth it at all. The highest stipend in this college is around 25lac/annum the lowest is 2.2lac/annum. Overall, Student-faculty ratio is around 1:30. One thing that the college needs to work on is to implement new teaching methods rather than all time old techniques and methods. The Classrooms were not up-to the mark. The Medical facilities and the hostel condition are quite good. The college has a huge library with a capacity of 3000 students and they have about 28,000 books. One of the best parts is that There is a hospital on the campus to look after the emergency cases and any health issues of the students.

St. Joseph's College of Engineering - Chennai Photo1
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6 Votes

St Joseph's College of Engineering is affiliated to the Anna University and is under the administration of the St. Joseph's Educational Trust. It is located in Chennai and was established in the year 1994. Various college fests, Cultural fests, Conferences, management fests, Sports fests are part of the college programs. There are special communication training sessions that are conducted for the students. The minimum salary package offered is 3.2 LPA. The student to faculty ratio is 20:1. They have 30-acre sports village area available. There is also A gym, cafeteria and a saloon that is a part of the campus. There is no Wi-Fi facility on the campus. The faculty in the college is average. There are highly equipped laboratories and library for students with free access to academic books. The course curriculum is of high quality. They have Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical and Biotechnology courses to name a few. The classrooms are good and the college conduct industrial visits once each semester and the students keep taking part in different competitions. The classroom also has projector system to make the sessions interactive and are overall hygienic and spacious. One of the best parts is that the college provides free breakfast and lunch, with non-vegetarian food for 5 days.

B.S Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College - Chennai Photo1
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2 Votes

BS Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering-College is located in Tamil Nadu and is a deemed to be university. It offers Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, Aeronautical, Biotechnology streams to name a few. From functioning under Madras University, it gained deemed status in 2008-09 and  is located in Vandalur near Tambaram in Chennai. It has a plethora of facilities that include Recreation Hall with DTH facilities, Computing Facility, Separate dining hall for Veg & Non-Veg, Laundrette Service. It also comes with 24 Hours power back-up through central power distribution system. Not only this, it also has GYM facilities, Mess Food with HALAL Certificate & FSSAI License. The WIFI connectivity is good overall. The college has a secure women's hostel which can accommodate up-to 350 students. It has good state of the art buildings, lifts and new hostel block. One of the best parts is that the men and women hostels have their own mess. The hostels of this college are also equipped with separate gymnasia for men and women students. It is seen that Hostels maintain international standards of cuisine and comfort. The Internet & Wi-Fi facility is good overall. The college provides various scholarships and internships to the well-deserved students. There are many big companies like IBM, capgemini, zoho and Ernst & Young that come for placements in this college.

Easwari Engineering College-Chennai Photo1
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6 Votes

Easwari Engineering College is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and is affiliated to Anna University since 2012. It was instituted in 1996. The Hostels have necessary Infrastructure and Facilities with separate modern kitchens. There are central Libraries of the respective Institutions at the Campus. There are other facilities like central Libraries of the respective Institutions at the Campus, Supermarket, Sports, Entertainment/ Recreation, Halls for Gym are available. There is a well-established SRM Specialty Hospital functioning round the clock all the time within the Campus. The Floors/ Rooms in each of the Hostels are also good overall. There are share rooms, 3 or 4. Ac or Non-Ac also. There are 24 Courses with Average Fees 50000 per year. The college doesn't compromise on both academics as well as extracurricular activities as well. The highest salary package offered is 30 LPA. Students who get placed here are placed in IT giants. The campus is well-equipped with hi-tech EG, computer, mechanical labs overall. The campus has a huge basketball ground and hygienic food court. Library facilities are available to ensure that the students get all the updates in a timely manner. Overall Faculty members make sure that all the doubts are cleared. The college conducts various cultural events, intercollege events, seminar, workshops and club activities to keep the students engrossed

Vel Tech Engineering College - Chennai Photo1
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337 Votes

Vel Tech Engineering College which is located in Chennai earned accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation NAAC with 'A' grade. The college conducts Mechanical, Aeronautical, Automobile, Metallurgy, Electronics & Communication, Industrial Automation courses amongst its departments to name a few. It is a private college which is UGC Approved. This college is known for the fact that Almost 80% of students get jobs through campus selections and get placed in Companies like HCL, Infocus, Appolo. The infrastructure of the college is very good with Wi-Fi facility that is available here with 4 Mbps speed. The placement cell in this college ensures that the students get placed with a minimum salary offered was Rs. 20,000 per month. There is a health centre for any health issues. There are Sports events are conducted during every function. The faculty use digital teaching methods over normal teaching methods. The course curriculum is useful for the students. Companies like Amazon, BIAS, Just Dail offer placements in this college and About 95% of the students get placed. The Classrooms are very neat and clean. The teachers use both projectors and boards here. The student to faculty ratio is a bit high. The campus has good narrow roads, research laboratories for students and good facilities. The faculty is so good to the extent that they have M.Tech, ME and PhD degrees and conduct five course-outcomes per subject.

Here's The Summary List of Best Engineering Colleges in Chennai

1.IIT - Chennai
2.Alagappa College of Technology [ACT] - Chennai
3.College of Engineering, Guindy - Chennai
4.SRM Institute of Science and Technology - Chennai
5.SSN College of Engineering [SSNCE] - Chennai
6.Sathyabama Engineering College-Chennai
7.St. Joseph's College of Engineering - Chennai
8.B.S Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College - Chennai
9.Easwari Engineering College-Chennai
10.Vel Tech Engineering College - Chennai