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Best Engineering Colleges in Chennai 2024: Rankings, Fees, Admissions, Courses, Placements

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Q:   How many Engineering colleges are there in Chennai?

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There are about 140+ best Engineering colleges in Chennai that offer BTech courses. Among them, 129 Engineering colleges are privately owned, 13 Engineering colleges are owned by the public/government, and 1 college is owned by public-private organisations. TNEA is the main accepting entrance exam in top BTech colleges in ChennaiAnna University, IIT Madras, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, SSN College of Engineering, VELS School of Engineering, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, etc. are some of the popular Engineering colleges in Chennai.

 

Q:   Which is the No 1 Engineering colleges in Chennai?

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Leading organizations like NIRF evaluate and rank colleges based on parameters such as learning and resources, research, teaching, etc. Interested candidates can refer to these rankings to identify the top colleges offering BTech courses.

Here is a compilation of Chennai Engineering colleges ranked by NIRF 2023:

College Name

NIRF 2021

NIRF 2022

NIRF 2023

IIT Madras

1

1

1

S.R.M. Institute of Science and Technology

34

24

28

Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

55

54

66

Rajalakshmi Engineering College

110

95

86

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

93

84

87

Q:   Can a Diploma holder apply for TNEA?

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You may apply for TNEA if you have an engineering Diploma. You can apply for Tamil Nadu lateral entry admission through TNEA. 1. To be eligible to apply for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission TNEA you must have completed the 12th grade. 2. TNEA provides lateral entry admission to B.Tech for holders of Tamil Nadu diplomas. 3. You need to have finished a three-year engineering Diploma after class 10 in order to be qualified for it. You can also apply for Tamil Nadu lateral entry admission as a B.Sc. Graduate after the 12th grade.

Q:   What are the top Engineering colleges in Chennai with good placements?

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The following is a compilation of some prominent companies in India that actively hire graduates from engineering colleges in Chennai, along with the corresponding placement packages:

College Name

Placement Package

Top Recruiters

IIT Madras Placements

INR 12 LPA – INR 19 LPA

Microsoft, Texas Instruments, Bajaj Auto, ISRO, Alphonso, Qualcomm

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Placements

INR 5 LPA

Cognizant, Accenture, Infosys, TCS, L&T, HCL, Wipro, Cisco, ICICI Bank

SRM Institute of Science and Technology PlacementsINR 5 LPA

Microsoft, Google, Amazon, HCL, IBM, TCS, etc.

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Q:   What is the eligibility criteria to get admission to top Engineering colleges in Chennai?

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Candidates looking forward to pursuing a BTech course must fulfil the requirements laid down by the colleges. Aspirants who meet the eligibility conditions can apply for the course. Check below the common eligibility criteria for admission to BTech in colleges in Chennai:

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12 with a minimum of 60 percent aggregate from a recognised board with  PhysicsChemistry, and Mathematics as core subjects (the pass percentage may vary in different colleges). 
  • For admissions, candidates must take standard entrance exams like JEE Main, TNEA, etc. and other university-specific entrance exams in addition to their Class 12 results

Q:   Are other state candidates eligible for TNEA?

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The Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions TNEA is an engineering college entrance exam that is held to offer admission to engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. Yes, candidates from other states are permitted to take this exam, but only under specific circumstances. Which are: 1. You need to have studied from VIII to XII in Tamil Nadu state. 2. Your parents are Central Government employees who have been serving in Tamil Nadu for the past five years. 3. Your parents are employees of government-recognized institutions and have been working in those institutions for the past five years.

Q:   What are the affordable Engineering colleges in Chennai?

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The table below shows the affordable BTech colleges in Chennai having fees of INR 2-3 lakh:

College NameTotal Tuition Fee
Madras Institute of TechnologyINR 90,000
College of EngineeringINR 48,000
Alagappa College of TechnologyINR 48,000 - INR 80,000
College of Food and Dairy TechnologyINR 32,000

Q:   Which Engineering college in Chennai provide direct admission to students?

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The following table displays information on top Engineering colleges in Chennai offering direct admission to students, along with their respective total tuition fees:

College NameTotal Tuition Fee
SSN College of EngineeringINR 2 lakh
B S Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and TechnologyINR 16 lakh
Chennai Institute of TechnologyINR 2 lakh
VELS Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced StudiesINR 7 lakh
SRM Easwari Engineering CollegeINR 2 lakh
 
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Q:   Is it worth of doing an Engineering in Chennai?

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ROI helps students gauge the benefits of enrolling in a course based on the monetary returns they can anticipate. Considering the ROI factor can be a valuable approach for selecting a college or university, particularly for popular courses.

The table below outlines the top Engineering college in Chennai, providing details on the total tuition fee and annual average package:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

Annual Average Package

IIT Madras BTech

INR 5 lakh – INR 10 lakh

INR 12 LPA – INR 19 LPA

IIITDM Kancheepuram BTech

INR 6 lakh - INR 7 lakh

INR 10 LPA – INR 13 LPA

SRM Institute of Science and Technology BTech

INR 10 lakh – INR 18 lakh

INR 5 LPA

SSN College of Engineering BTech

INR 1 lakh – INR 2 lakh

INR 8 LPA

Q:   What are the top private Engineering colleges in Chennai?

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Below is a compilation of private Engineering colleges in Chennai, accompanied by their respective total tuition fee:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

SRM Institute of Science and Technology Admission

INR 10 lakh – INR 18 lakh

SSN College of Engineering Admission

INR 1 lakh – INR 2 lakh

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

INR 4 lakh – INR 14 lakh

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Admission

INR 2 lakh

Q:   What are the top government Engineering colleges in Chennai?

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Below is a list of government-affiliated engineering colleges in Chennai, along with their respective total tuition fees:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

IIT Madras Admission

INR 5 lakh – INR 10 lakh

IIITDM Kancheepuram Admission

INR 6 lakh - INR 7 lakh

International Maritime Academy Admission

INR 2 lakh - INR 7 lakh

College of Food and Dairy Technology Admission

INR 32,000



Q:   Which is the best college in Chennai for CSE?

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The table below shows the top Computer Science Engineering (CSE) colleges in Chennai along with their total tuition fees:

College NameTotal Tuition Fee
IIT MadrasINR 8 lakh - INR 10 lakh
SRM Institute of Science and TechnologyINR 10 lakh - INR 18 lakh
SSN College of EngineeringINR 2 lakh
Rajalakshmi Engineering CollegeINR 2 lakh
Hindustan Institute of Technology and ScienceINR 1 lakh - INR 9 lakh
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