Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu: NIRF Ranking
  • Written By Karthini_D
  • Last Modified 17-07-2022
  • Written By Karthini_D
  • Last Modified 17-07-2022

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu: List of Colleges

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu: One-third of India’s best engineering colleges are from South India. Among that, Tamil Nadu contributes to 1/5th of the top engineering colleges in India. According to the NIRF Ranking Report 2021, 36 of India’s Top 200 Engineering Colleges are from Tamil Nadu. All the 36 engineering institutes and colleges are listed below in this article. Candidates who are passionate about pursuing Engineering in institutes of repute can check the list and apply for admissions into the same.

Tamil Nadu has got some of the best IITs, NITs, and engineering institutes in India. This article also provides you with the List of Top 10 Engineering Colleges in TamilNadu 2021 according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). Read through the article to know more about the best engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu.

These Top Engineering colleges offer a variety of engineering courses at both undergraduate (B.E, B.Tech) and postgraduate (M.E, M.Tech) levels. However, admissions to these courses are provided through various entrance exams. Some of the popular entrance exams are listed below.

TNEAJEE MainJEE AdvancedSRMJEE
VITEEEAEEEKEEGATE

NIRF Ranking 2021

The National Institutional Ranking Framework was adopted by the Ministry of Education in September 2015. The objective of NIRF is to rank institutions of higher education. NIRF uses the following parameters to rank the colleges or institutes or universities: (i) Teaching Learning & Resources (ii) Research and Professional Practice (iii) Graduation Outcome (iv) Outreach & Inclusivity (v) Perception.

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in TamilNadu 2021

According to the data recorded by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) here is the list of the top 10 engineering colleges of Tamil Nadu for the year 2021.

Name of the InstituteNIRF Ranking
Indian Institute of Technology Madras1
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli9
Vellore Institute of Technology12
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham16
Anna University18
S.R.M. Institute of Science and Technology34
Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy38
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering45
PSG College of Technology53
Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology55

NIRF Ranking 2021: Best Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu

In 2021, a total of 36 colleges have got on to India’s Top 200 Engineering Colleges List submitted by NIRF. All 36 engineering colleges or institutes are provided below with their NIRF ranking and scores for candidates’ perusal. Take a look at them before finalising your college:

NIRF RankingScoreName of the InstituteCity
190.19Indian Institute of Technology MadrasChennai
966.08National Institute of Technology TiruchirappalliTiruchirappalli
1263.68Vellore Institute of TechnologyVellore
1659.67Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatore
1858.31Anna UniversityChennai
3454.17S.R.M. Institute of Science and TechnologyChennai
3853.22Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research AcademyThanjavur
4550.20Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of EngineeringKancheepuram
5347.91PSG College of TechnologyCoimbatore
5546.65Sathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyChennai
5646.57Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher EducationSrivilliputtur
7142.58Thiagarajar College of EngineeringMadurai
7841.29Sri Krishna College of Engineering and TechnologyCoimbatore
8141.13Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT)Thanjavur
9039.92Kumaraguru College of TechnologyCoimbatore
9339.84Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and TechnologyChennai
10238.74Coimbatore Institute of TechnologyCoimbatore
10538.38Karunya Institute of Technology and SciencesCoimbatore
10937.84Sri Sairam Engineering CollegeKancheepuram
11037.71Rajalakshmi Engineering CollegeChennai
11237.58B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and TechnologyChennai
12137.09Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical SciencesChennai
12436.67Mepco Schlenk Engineering CollegeSivakasi
12536.63Vels Institute of Science, Technology & Advanced Studies (VISTAS)Chennai
12836.54Government College of TechnologyCoimbatore
13136.41PSG Institute of Technology and Applied ResearchCoimbatore
13735.94Sri Krishna College of TechnologyCoimbatore
16434.38Kongu Engineering CollegePerundurai
16634.23Annamalai UniversityAnnamalainagar
17034.04R.M.K. Engineering CollegeThiruvallur
17233.98Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS)Chennai
17533.96Sri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeCoimbatore
18333.36St. Joseph’s College of EngineeringKancheepuram
18932.75Easwari Engineering CollegeChennai
19132.64National Engineering CollegeKovilpatti
19232.61Sona College of TechnologySalem

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in TamilNadu – Courses Offered 

(1) Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

IIT Madras, an institute of national repute, has managed to retain its position as India’s No.1 engineering institute in NIRF’s 2021 Ranking List. Both nationally and internationally renowned institute, IIT Madras is known for its excellence in technical education, applied research, innovation, industrial consultancy and entrepreneurship. This college is known for providing excellent academic studies, research facilities and guidance to its students. According to MHRD, IIT Madras is India’s No.1 Research and Teaching Institution in Engineering and is also among the top 50 in Asia.

IIT Madras offers Bachelor in Technology (B.Tech), for a duration of 4 years, and Dual Degrees (B.Tech & M.Tech), for a duration of 5 years, in 12 disciplines. Admission to both B.Tech and Dual Degrees courses are carried out through Joint Entrance Exams (JEE Mains & JEE Advanced). Dual Degree programs are offered only for selective engineering and science disciplines. The fee structure of IIT Madras is different for different categories. Course fee of IIT Madras defers for different category candidates. Relaxations are followed for the following candidates: female, SC/ST, PwD, ex-servicemen, etc. The overall study charge for four years may range from 4 lakhs to 16 lakhs as per the degree and programme.

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 Undergraduate Courses offered by IIT Madras:

The following are some popular engineering courses offered by IIT Madras

DegreeCourse NameDuration
B.TechAerospace Engineering4 Years
B.TechChemical Engineering4 Years
B.TechCivil Engineering4 Years
B.TechComputer Science and Engineering4 Years
B.TechElectrical Engineering4 Years
B.TechEngineering Physics4 Years
B.TechMechanical Engineering4 Years
B.TechMetallurgical and Materials Engineering4 Years
B.TechNaval Architecture and Ocean Engineering4 Years

 Dual Degree Courses offered by IIT Madras:

Dual DegreeCourse NameDuration
B.Tech + M.TechAerospace Engineering5 Years
B.Tech + M.TechBiological Engineering5 Years
B.Tech + M.TechEngineering Design5 Years

(2) National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli

NIT Tiruchirappalli is the second top institute for engineering in Tamil Nadu. NIT Trichy has taken the 9th position (right after IITs) in NIRF Ranking List 2021 and ranks No.1 NIT among the 31 NITs in India. The Institute offers 9 undergraduate engineering programmes and 23 postgraduate programmes for candidates to specialise in their dream engineering program. To get admission candidates will need to clear the engineering entrance exam. The fee structure is divided according to the salary of the parents. The tuition fee also differs as per the course and the category of the candidate. The fee ranges from INR 9,000 – INR 73,000. There will be additional charges of hostel fees (if the candidate opts for the same) and other one time payments required at the time of admission. 

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(A) Undergraduate Courses offered by NIT Tiruchirappalli

S.NoCourse Name
1Chemical Engineering
2Civil Engineering
3Computer Science and Engineering
4Electrical and Electronics Engineering
5Electronics and Communication Engineering
6Instrumentation and Control Engineering
7Mechanical Engineering
8Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
9Production Engineering

(B) Post Graduation Courses offered by NIT Tiruchirappalli

S.NoCourses
1Energy Engineering
2Chemical Engineering
3Process Control and Instrumentation
4Industrial Automation
5Transportation Engineering and Management
6Construction Technology and Management
7Structural Engineering
8Environmental Engineering
9Computer Science and Engineering
10Power Electronics
11Power Systems
12Communication Systems
13VLSI System
14Industrial Safety Engineering
15Thermal Power Engineering
16Material Science and Engineering
17Industrial Metallurgy
18Welding Engineering
19Industrial Engineering and Management
20Manufacturing Technology
21Non-Destructive Testing
22Data Analytics
23Geotechnical Engineering

PhD Programs offered by NIT Tiruchirappalli

S.NoCourse Name
1Chemical Engineering
2Civil Engineering
3Computer Science and Engineering
4Electrical and Electronics Engineering
5Electronics and Communication Engineering
6Instrumentation and Control Engineering
7Mechanical Engineering
8Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
9Production Engineering

(3) Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

VIT Vellore is the 3rd best college for engineering in Tamil Nadu. It ranks at 12th position all over India, according to the NIRF Ranking 2021. The institute offers various B.tech and M.Tech courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels for candidates willing to seek engineering as their career goal. The tuition fee for undergraduate and postgraduate ranges from 1 lakh to 2 lakhs per semester. Other than tuition fees if a candidate wishes to stay in a hostel there will additional charges. 

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(A) Undergraduate Courses offered by VIT Vellore

DegreeCourses
1Mechanical Engineering
4Computer Science and Engineering
5Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Bioinformatics
6Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Information Security
7Computer Science and Engineering with Business systems(in collaboration with TCS)
11Electrical and Electronics Engineering
12Electronics and Communication Engineering
13Electronics and Communication with a specialization in Biomedical Engineering
14Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
15Information Technology
16Mechanical with specialization in Automotive Engineering
18Production and Industrial Engineering 

(B) Post Graduation Courses offered by VIT Vellore

S.NoCoursesSpecializations
1Automotive ElectronicsCSE with Spl. in Information Security
2Automotive EngineeringEmbedded Systems
3Biomedical EngineeringIoT & Sensor Systems
4BiotechnologyManufacturing Engineering
5Communication EngineeringMechanical with Spl. inCyber-Physicall Systems
6Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided ManufacturingMechatronics
7Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)Nanotechnology [Supported by Nanomission, DST]
8 Control and AutomationPower Electronics and Drives
9Construction Technology and ManagementStructural Engineering
10CSE with Spl. in Artificial Intelligence and Machine LearningVLSI Design (Very Large Scale Integration Design)
11CSE with Spl. in Big Data Analytics 

(4) Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore

Amrita Vishawa Vidyapeetham, located in Coimbatore, is a private deemed university that has its presence in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. It is the youngest institution to get NAAC accreditated and to get to 4th position in the NIRF Ranking List 2021. The university offers 7 B.Tech Engineering courses and 21 M.Tech Engineering courses. Apart from this, it also offers a PhD program in Engineering.

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(A) Undergraduate Courses offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

S.NoCourse Name
1Aerospace Engineering
2Chemical Engineering
3Computer Science and Engineering
4Civil Engineering
5Electrical and Electronics Engineering
6Electronics and Communication Engineering
7Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

(B) Post Graduation Courses offered by Amrita Vishawa Vidyapeetham

S.NoCourse Name
1Automotive Electronics
2Automotive Engineering
3Bio-Medical Engineering
4Biomedical Instrumentation and Signal Processing
5Communication Systems
6Embedded Control and Automation
7Embedded Systems
8Geoinformatics and Earth Observation
9Industrial Intelligent Systems
10Machine Design and Robotics
11Manufacturing Engineering
12Materials Science and Engineering
13Power & Energy Engineering
14Power Electronics and Drives
15Production and Industrial Engineering
16Renewable Energy Technologies
17Signal Processing and Embedded Systems
18Thermal & Fluids Engineering
19Thermal Science & Energy Systems
20VLSI Design
21Wireless Networks & Applications

(5) Anna University, Chennai

Anna University comes 5th in the list of top engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. The All India Rank of Anna University is 8th according to the latest NIRF ranking of 2020. Every year both national and international candidates apply for admission in the desired course of B.Tech and M.Tech. The university offers a variety of courses which accounts for 28 UG and 68 PG courses. The fee structure is different as per the programmes offered by the University. The fee ranges from INR 15,000 to INR 40,000. Additional one time payments of various activities will also get added during admission. 

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(A) Undergraduate Courses offered by Anna University

S.NoCourses
1M.E. Structural Engineering
2M.E. Construction Engg and Management
3M.E. Irrigation Water Management
4M.E. Hydrology and Water Resources Engg
5M.E. Environmental Engineering
6M.E. Transportation Engineering
7M.E. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engg
8M.E. Environmental Management
9M.E. Remote Sensing and Geomatics
10M.E. Integrated Water Resources  Management
11M.Tech. Coastal Management
12M.E. Internal Combustion Engg
13M.E. Energy Engineering
14M.E. Computer Integrated Manufacturing
15M.E. Thermal Engg (with specialization in  Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)
16M.E. Engineering Design
17M.E. Aeronautical Engineering
18M.E. Automobile Engineering
19M.E. Industrial Engineering
20M.E. Manufacturing Engineering
21M.E. Mechatronics
22M.E. Manufacturing Systems and Management
23M.E. Product Design and Development
24M.E. Quality Engineering Management
25M.E. Computer-Aided Design
26M.E. Computer-Aidedkaging Technology
27M.E. Aerospace Technology
28M.E. Solar Energy
29M.E. Manufacturing Engineering (with specialization in Green Manufacturing)
30M.E. Power Systems Engineering
31M.E. Power Electronics and Drives
32M.E. Embedded System Technologies
33M.E. High Voltage Engineering
34M.E. Control and Instrumentation Engg
35M.E. Instrumentation Engineering
36M.E. Power Engineering and Management
37M.E. Computer Science and Engg
38M.E. Software Engineering
39M.E. Communication Systems
40M.E. VLSI Design
41M.E. Medical Electronics
42M.Tech. Information Technology (Specialization in Multimedia)
43M.E. Biomedical Engineering
44M.E. Communication and Networking
45M.E. Avionics
46M.E. Applied Electronics
47M. Tech. Information Technology
48M. Tech. Laser and Electro-Optical Engg
49M.E. Computer Science and Engineering (Specialization in Operations Research
50Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.)
51M.E. Computer Science and Engg (Specialization in Big Data Analytics)
52M.E. Wireless Technologies
53M.E. VLSI Design and Embedded Systems
54M. Tech. Chemical Engineering
55M. Tech. Textile Technology
56M. Tech. Ceramic Technology
57M. Tech. Petroleum Refining and  Petro-Chemicals
58M. Tech. Polymer Science and Engg
59M. Tech. Environmental Science and   Technology
60M. Tech. Biotechnology
61M. Tech. Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology
62M. Tech. Rubber Technology
63M. Tech. Leather Technology
64M. Tech. Footwear Engineering and Management
65M. Tech. Nano Science and Technology
66M. Tech. Food Technology
67M. Tech. Industrial Safety and Hazards & Management
68M. Tech. Computational Biology

(B) Post Graduation Courses offered by Anna University

S.NoCourses
1B.E. Civil Engineering
2B.E. Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering
3B.E. Geoinformatics
4B.E. Mechanical Engineering
5B.E. Aeronautical Engineering
6B.E. Automobile Engineering
7B.E. Industrial Engineering
8B.E. Manufacturing Engineering
9B.E. Mining Engineering
10B.E. Printing Technology
11B.E. Production Engineering
12B.E. Materials Science and Engineering
13B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
14B.E. Electronics and Instrumentation Engg.
15B.E. Computer Science and Engineering
16B.E. Electronics and Communication Engg
17B.E. Biomedical Engineering
18B.Tech. Information Technology
19B. Tech. Chemical Engineering
20B. Tech. Food Technology
21B. Tech. Pharmaceutical Technology
22B. Tech. Industrial Bio-Technology
23B. Tech. Rubber and Plastics Technology
24B. Tech. Textile Technology
25B. Tech. Leather Technology
26B. Tech. Ceramic Technology
27B. Tech. Apparel Technology
28B.Tech. Petroleum Engg and Technology

(6) S.R.M. Institute of Science and Technology

S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai is at the 6th position in NIRF’s Top 200 Engineering Colleges List. The institute is known for its best quality education in the field of engineering. S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology provides 42 B.Tech programs and 41 M.Tech programs for candidates willing to pursue their career in engineering. The fee structure of S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology ranges from 2 lakhs to 3 lakhs. Also, there will be additional charges for extra facilities and other one time payments at the time of admission. 

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(A) Undergraduate Courses offered by SRM Institute of Science and Technology

S.NoCourses
1Biomedical Engineering (BME)
2Biotechnology
3Biotechnology W/S in Genetic Engineering
4Biotechnology W/S in Regenerative Medicine
5Chemical Engineering
6Nanotechnology
7Civil Engineering
8Civil Engineering with Computer Applications
9Artificial Intelligence
10Computer Science and Business Systems$ (in partnership with TCS)
11Computer Science and Engineering
12CSE with Big Data Analytics
13CSE W/S in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
14CSE W/S in Blockchain Technology
15CSE W/S in Cloud Computing
16CSE W/S in Computer Networking
17CSE W/S in Cyber Security
18CSE W/S in Gaming Technology
19CSE W/S in the Internet of Things (IoTIOT)
20CSE with Software Engineering
21CSE W/S in Cloud and Mobile Based Applications# (in collaboration with IBM)
22CSE W/S in Information Technology
23Information Technology
24Electrical and Electronics Engineering
25Electrical and Computer Engineering
26Electronics and Communication Engineering
27Electronics and Computer Engineering
28ECE W/S in Cyber-Physical Systems
29ECE W/S in Data Science
30ECE in Embedded Systems
31ECE W/S in Signal Processing
32Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
33Aerospace Engineering
34Automobile Engineering
35Automobile Engineering w/s in Vehicle Testing
36Automobile with specialisation in Automotive Electronics
37Mechanical Engineering
38Mechanical and Automation Engineering
39Mechanical Engineering w/s in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
40Mechanical Engineering with specialisation in Robotics
41Mechatronics Engineering
42Mechatronics Engineering with specialisation in Robotics

(B) Postgraduate Courses offered by SRM Institute of Science and Technology

S.NoCourses
1Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
2Automotive Hybrid Systems Engineering
3Big Data Analytics
4Biomedical Engineering
5Biotechnology
6Chemical Engineering
7Cloud Computing 
8Computer Aided Design
9Computer Integrated Manufacturing
10Computer Science and Engineering
11Computer Science and Engineering (with Specialization Cloud Computing & Mobile Based Application and Big Data & Analytics)
12Construction Engineering and Management
13Cyber Security
14Data Science
15Microelectronics
16Electronics & Communication Engineering / Microelectronics
17Electronic Product Design and Development
18Electronics and Control Engineering
19Embedded System Technology
20Energy Systems
21Environmental Engineering
22Electric Vehicle Technology
23Food and Nutritional Biotechnology
24Food Safety and Quality Management
25Genetic Engineering
26Geotechnical Engineering
27Information Security and Cyber Forensics
28Internet of Things
29Mechatronics Engineering
30Nanotechnology
31Power Electronics and Drives
32Power Systems
33Mechanical Engineering / Production Engineering
34Remote Sensing and Geographical Information system
35Robotics
36Solar Energy
37Structural Engineering
38Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering
39Telecommunication Networks
40VLSI Design
41Wireless and Mobile Communication Systems

(7) Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA), Thanjavur

SASTRA ranks in No.7 position in India’s Top 200 Engineering Colleges List released by NIRF 2021. The institute offers various engineering courses at the undergraduate level and postgraduate level. The fee structure of Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy ranges from 75,000 INR to 1,00,000 INR. Also, there will be additional charges which will be a one-time payment at the time of admission. 

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(A) Undergraduate Courses offered by SASTRA

S.NoCourses
1Aerospace Engineering
2Bioengineering
3Bioinformatics
4Biotechnology
5Chemical Engineering
6Civil Engineering
7Computer Science & Business System
8Computer Science & Engineering
9Computer Science & Engineering (with Spl in Artificial Intelligence & Data Science)
10Computer Science & Engineering (with Spl in Cyber Security & Blockchain Technology)
11Computer Science & Engineering (with Spl in IoT & Automation)
12Electrical & Electronics Engineering
13Electrical & Electronics Engineering (with Spl in Smart Grid & Electric Vehicles)
14Electronics & Communication Engineering
15Electronics & Communication Engineering (with Spl in Cyber-Physical Systems)
16Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
17Information & Communication Technology
18Information Technology
19Mechanical Engineering
20Mechanical Engineering (with Spl in Digital Manufacturing)
21Mechatronics

(B) Postgraduate Courses offered by SASTRA

S.NoCourses
1Advanced Manufacturing
2Aerospace Engineering
3Artificial Intelligence & Data Science
4Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
5Bioinformatics
6Big Data Biology
7Communication Systems
8Computer Science & Engineering
9Construction Engineering & Management
10Cyber Security
11Digital Manufacturing
12Embedded Systems
13Industrial Biotechnology
14IoT & Automation
15Medical Nano Technology
16Power Systems
17Power & Energy Systems
18Structural Engineering
19Wireless & Smart Communication

(8) Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kalavakkam

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, located in Kalavakkam, is the 8th best engineering college in India according to NIRF’s Ranking List 2021. The institute attracts thousands of candidates from all over the nation and never fails to attract international candidates as well. There are various programmes available for candidates willing to pursue their careers in engineering. The fee structure of Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering ranges from 1 lakh to 6 lakhs. Also, there will be additional charges for extra facilities and other one time payments at the time of admission. 

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(A) Undergraduate Courses offered by Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering

S.NoCourses
1B.E. Electrical And Electronics Engineering
2B.E. Electronics And Communication Engineering
3B.E. Computer Science And Engineering
4B.Tech. Information Technology
5B.E. Mechanical Engineering
6B.Tech. Chemical Engineering
7B.E. Bio-Medical Engineering
8B.E. Civil Engineering

(B) Postgraduate Courses offered by Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering

S.NoCourses
1M.E. Communication Systems
2M.E. Computer Science And Engineering
3M.E. Applied Electronics
4M.E. Power Electronics And Drives
5M.Tech Information Technology
6M.E. VLSI Design
7M.E. Energy Engineering
8M.E. Manufacturing Engineering
9M.E. Medical Electronics
10M.Tech Environmental Science And Technology

(9) PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

It is the top 7th engineering college in Tamil Nadu and top 33rd college in all over India. The college offers a variety of programmes in undergraduate and postgraduate level for candidates seeking admission engineering programmes. PSG College of Technology provides 19 B.Tech programmes and 31 M.tech programmes. Thousands of candidates fill application form every year for admission in PSG College of Technology. The fee structure of PSG College of Technology ranges from 1 lakh to 2.5 lakhs. Also, there will be additional charges for extra facilities and other one time payments at the time of admission. 

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(A) Undergraduate Courses offered by PSG College of Technology

S.NoCourses
1Automobile Engineering
2Bio-Technology
3Civil Engineering
4Computer Science and Engineering
5Electrical and Electronics Engineering
6Electronics and Communication Engineering
7Information Technology
8Mechanical Engineering
9Metallurgical Engineering
10Production Engineering
11Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich)
12Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Sandwich)
13Production Engineering (Sandwich)
14Robotics and Automation Engineering 
15Textile Engineering
16Textile Technology (Part-Time)
17Biomedical Engineering
18Fashion Technology
19Instrumentation and Control Engineering 

(B) Postgraduate Courses offered by PSG College of Technology

S.NoCourses
1Applied Electronics (Full Time)
2Applied Electronics (Part-Time)
3Automotive Engineering
4Communication System
5Computer Science and Engineering
6Computer Integrated Manufacturing
7Control Systems
8Electrical Machines (Part-Time)
9Engineering Design
10Embedded and Real-Time System
11Energy Engineering
12Industrial Engineering (Full Time)
13Industrial Engineering (Part-Time)
14Industrial Metallurgy
15Industrial Metallurgy (Part-Time)
16Infrastructure Engineering
17Manufacturing Engineering (Full Time)
18Product Engineering (Part-Time)
19Structural Engineering (Full Time)
20Structural Engineering (Part-Time)
21Software Engineering
22VLSI Design
23Virtual Prototyping and Digital Manufacturing
24Textile Technology (Full Time)
25Textile Technology (Part-Time)
26Information Technology
27Bio-Technology
28Lean Manufacturing 
29Nano Science and Technology
30Biometrics and Cyber Security
31Wireless Communications

(9) Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

Thiagarajar College of Engineering is at the 9th position in the top 10 engineering colleges of Tamil Nadu. It ranks at 37th position in India. Thiagarajar College of Engineering offers various undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses for candidates seeking a career in the engineering field. The fee structure of Thiagarajar College of Engineering ranges from 50,000 INR – 1,00,000 INR. There will be additional charges for hostel facility, mess, etc.  

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(A) Under Graduate Courses

S.NoCourses
1Civil Engineering
2Mechanical Engineering
3Electrical and Electronics Engineering
4Electrical and Communications Engineering
5Computer Science and Engineering
6Information Technology
7Mechatronics
8Computer Science and Business Systems 

(B) Post Graduate Courses

S.NoCourses
1Structural Engineering
2Environmental Engineering
3Infrastructure Engineering and Management 
4Industrial Engineering
5Power Systems Engineering
6Communication Systems
7Computer Science and Engineering

(10) Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai

Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, located in Chennai, is at the 10th position in India’s Top 200 Engineering Colleges List submitted by NIRF 2021. The institute offers a variety of courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels for candidates willing to pursue their careers in engineering. The institute offers regular and part-time B.E., B.Tech, M.E., M.Tech, PhD programs in Engineering and Technology. Every year thousands of candidates apply for admission to the this reputed Institute of Technology. In addition to the college fees, there will be additional charges for candidates who opt for hostel and mess facilities. Also, at the time of admission candidate will also have to make the payments for other facilities offered by the institute. 

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(A) Undergraduate Courses offered by Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

S.NoName of the Programme
1B.E – Computer Science and Engineering
2B.E – Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Artificial Intelligence
3B.E – Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Data Science
4B.E – Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Internet of Things
5B.E – Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
6B.E – Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
7B.E – Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Block Chain Technology
8B.E – Computer Science and Engineering with specialization in Cyber Security
9B.E – Electrical and Electronics Engineering
10B.E – Electronics and Communication Engineering
11B.E – Mechanical Engineering
12B.E – Automobile Engineering
13B.E – Mechatronics
14B.E – Aeronautical Engineering
15B.E – Civil Engineering
16B.Tech – Information Technology
17B.Tech – Chemical Engineering
18B.Tech – BioTechnology
19B.Tech – BioMedical Engineering

(B) Undergraduate Courses (part-time) offered by Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

S.NoName of the ProgrammeDuration
1B.E – Computer Science and Engineering3 ½ years
2B.E – Electrical and Electronics Engineering3 ½ years
3B.E – Electronics and Communication Engineering3 ½ years
4B.E – Mechanical Engineering3 ½ years
5B.E – Civil Engineering3 ½ years
6B.Tech – Chemical Engineering 3 ½ years

(B) Postgraduate Courses offered by Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

S. No.Course NameDuration
1.M.E. Computer Science and Engineering2 Years
2.M.E. Applied Electronics2 Years
3.M.E. Computer Aided Design2 Years
4.M.E. Structural Engineering2 Years
5.M.E. Power Electronics and Industrial Drives2 Years
6.M.Tech. Biotechnology2 Years
7.M.Tech. Medical Instrumentation2 Years
8.M.Tech. Embedded Systems and IoT2 Years

(B) Postgraduate Courses (part-time) offered by Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

S. No.Name of the ProgrammeDuration
1.M.E. Computer Science and Engineering3 Years
2.M.E. Applied Electronics3 Years
3.M.E. Computer Aided Design3 Years
4.M.E. Structural Engineering3 Years
5.M.Tech. Medical Instrumentation3 Years
6.M.Tech. Biotechnology3 Years
7.M.B.A. Master of Business Administration3 Years

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu 2020

Candidates can also check out the top 10 engineering colleges in TamilNadu in 2020 according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

Name of the top Engineering CollegeRank in Tamil NaduRank in India
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai11
Anna University, Chennai28
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Tiruchirappalli311
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore413
Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA), Thanjavur525
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kalavakkam627
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore733
S.R.M Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai835
Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai937
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore1051

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu – FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1: What is the best engineering college in TamilNadu?
Ans:
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai is the best engineering college in Tamil Nadu as well as in India. 

Q2: How does engineering colleges offer admission to candidates?
Ans:
Candidates willing to take admission in engineering colleges will have to clear engineering entrance exams such as JEE Mains, JEE Advanced, SRMJEE, VITEEE, AEEE, KEE, GATE, etc.

Q3: Does the ranking of engineering colleges matter?
Ans:
Yes, the ranking of engineering colleges do matter as they are based on the parameters of the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF), a methodology adopted by the Ministry of Education, India.

Q4: What is the average fee of engineering colleges in TamilNadu?
Ans:
The average fees of engineering college starts from 1 lakh – 16 lakhs. It depends on the college and the state-of-art facilities it has. 

Q5: What kind of additional charges are asked by the colleges?
Ans:
In addition to regular college fees, candidates may have to pay the exam fee, lab fee, hostel fee, admission fee, placement fee, etc. 

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