top 10 engineering college chennai 2017


Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Chennai 2018, is the comprehensive list of best Engineering Colleges in Chennai. The ranking/rating is based on factors like quality of students, research output, industry interface, refereed publications and academic productivity.


Over 2000 RTIs are filed to gather this data as well as publication record from Scopus and Web of Science, patents, NAAC rating score and information from various other trusted sources is the list of top Engineering Colleges in Chennai.

Top 10 Engineering Institutes in Chennai – Latest Rankings for 2019 Admissions

Check out the latest ranking best engineering colleges in Chennai. The colleges listed below are in no particular ranking order

Engineering is a stream of education that always attracts students in Chennai, due to the best quality education offered by the top 10 engineering colleges in Chennai, not just students from this country, but many foreign students are also attracted to take up education in these colleges.

Engineering Colleges In Chennai 2019 Admissions

As there is a huge increase in the number of engineering colleges in Chennai, the students must have a clear knowledge of the best ones and the admission procedure, that would help them in moving in the right direction.

There any many specializations in engineering like Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Science, Electronics, Textile, Mining and many others. Engineering not only gives technical skills, but it also gives Attitude and Aptitude towards problem-solving.

Eligibility :

When it comes to admission to one of the best B.Tech colleges in Chennai, it is essential that students must have completed their higher secondary from an approved Board in science stream. Also, most of the top engineering universities in Chennai require that students must have secured distinction (i.e.) more than 75% of marks in the qualifying examination. When it comes to admission procedure, most of the top colleges admit students by the merit secured in national level examination like JEE, VITEEE, SRMJEEE, AEEE & MORE


VIT University or VIT, formerly called Vellore Engineering College, is an Indian institute of higher education and a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act. Founded in 1984, as Vellore Engineering College, by G. Viswanathan, the institution offers 20 undergraduate, 34 postgraduate, four integrated and four research programs. It has campuses in Vellore and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. A new 200-acre campus called VIT-AP located at Amaravati (the new state capital of Andhra Pradesh state) is under construction. Classes will be started in July 2018. N. Chandrababu Naidu, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and M. Venkaiah Naidu, a Union Minister, participated in the foundation ceremony.[1] Foundation stone for VIT Bhopal campus at Sehore, Madhya Pradesh was laid down by Mr. Shivraj Singh Chauhan (Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh) on 20 October 2016.


  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), United Kingdom and the Energy Institute, United Kingdom have audited the teaching-learning processes at VIT and accredited the programs in 2004, with the highest validity of five years.
  • VIT has been re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A’ grade.
  • Programs at VIT are accredited by the Institution of Engineers, India (IEI). The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) of the US accredited the Civil, Mechanical, Information Technology, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Electronics & Communication and Electrical & Electronics Engineering programs.

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Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSNCE), popularly known as SSN, is an engineering institution located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The college is certified to ISO 9001:2000 standard by the National Board of Accreditation.

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering was started in 1996 by Shiv Nadar. The college was opened in 1996 at a temporary location in Thoraipakkam in the suburbs of Chennai, Tamil Nadu as an affiliate of Anna University. It later moved to a 1 square kilometer campus at Kalavakkam (Thiruporur Panchayat) on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (Old Mahabalipuram Road) in 1998.

In association with Carnegie Mellon University, the SSN School of Advanced Software Engineering was started in 2001.


Admissions into all courses are done through merit and management basis. A certain percentage of seats go to the Anna University Single Window System (AU SWS) and gets filled as Merit and the remaining seats are filled through an exam followed by interview termed as management quota. This percentage may vary each year. Similarly, for Masters courses seats are filled on the basis of TANCET scores by AU SWS and separate exam.


Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering has been ranked as the 52nd best Engineering College of India in the Edu-Rand Rankings of 2015. The survey was done jointly by Edu, an Indian company and Rand Corporation, a non-profit American thinktank.

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SRM University (Sri Ramaswamy Memorial University), formerly SRM Institute of Science and Technology, is a deemed university in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1985 as SRM Engineering College in Kattankulathur, under University of Madras. It has 7 campuses, 4 in Tamil Nadu—Kattankulathur, Ramapuram, Vadapalani, Tiruchchirappalli and others in NCR, Sonepat and Gangtok. The institute gained deemed status during the 2003-2004 academic year and was renamed SRM Institute of Science and Technology. It became SRM University in 2006, when it attained the status of a full-fledged university, under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. SRM University is one of the top ranking universities in India with over 55,000 students and more than 3600 faculty across all the campuses, offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health sciences, and Science and Humanities.

The university is approved by the University Grants Commission and is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It has been given an overall A Grade by NAAC. Some programs in SRM University are accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. The Ministry of HRDplaced SRM University in Category A.

Located about 35 km away from the city of Chennai, this campus is situated on a 313-acre site overlooking Grand Southern Trunk Road (GST Road), NH-45. The main campus at Kattankulathur consists of a College of Engineering and Technology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Science and Humanities and a School of Management.

Kattankulathur Campus (Main Campus ) also houses the SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Center and the SRM Hotel. The SRM hospital can accommodate 1200 in-patients with 25 specializations in PG education in medical science

SRM University Central Library Building, Kattankulathur, Chennai

The campus also accommodates the SRM Institute of Hotel Management, SRM Arts and Science College, Valliammai Engineering college (SRM Group) and Valliammai Polytechnic college.

The 360-degree view of this campus can be seen in the app “SRM VR” published by the members of Mixed Reality Lab in the Next Tech Lab on Google’s Play Store.

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Hindustan University is a university of engineering headquartered in Chennai, India. It was founded in 1985 by K. C. G. Verghese as Hindustan College of Engineering and was granted university status from the University Grants Commission in 2008 as the Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS), which it still uses as a subtitle.

The campus is situated in the south-eastern suburb of Chennai, Padur. The University is on the main arterial road Rajiv Gandhi IT Highway (also called Old Mahabalipuram Road). It is close to SIPCOT IT park, Siruseri which is about 25 km from the Chennai City and is also accessible by East coast Road through Kovalam.

The University is accredited A Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which is the Statutory Body for accreditation of educational institutions in India and is an Autonomous Institution of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India. National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi (All India Council for Technical Education) accredited


Ranked #2 in Chennai By Mhrd NIRF 2016 Ranking (Under Engineering Institutes)

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Veltech Dr. RR & Dr. SR University (Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology, commonly referred to as Vel Tech University), is an Indian institute of higher education located in Avadi, Chennai. It was founded in 1997 by Dr. R. Rangarajan and Dr. Sagunthala Rangarajan. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in engineering and technology in addition to a Master of Business Administration.

Vel Tech was initially constituted in 1997 as an engineering college affiliated to the University of Madras, with courses in computer science & engineering, electronics & communication engineering and electrical & electronics engineering. From 2001 the college was affiliated to Anna University. Most of its programs were accredited by National Board of Accreditation. The college was recognized as a deemed university in 2008.


In November 2014 the university received Tier I accreditation from the National Board of Accreditation for its aeronautical and mechanical engineering undergraduate programs.[1] In December 2015 the university was accredited with an “A” grade (the highest grade) by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.


Admission is based on the “Vel Tech University Engineering Entrance Examination” conducted by the university at more than 50 centers across the country. Admissions to postgraduate courses are done through separate exam held in the first week of June every year.

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Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE) an engineering institute in Tamil Nadu, located at Pennalur, Sriperumbudur near Chennai. SVCE was founded by the Sri Venkateswara Educational and Health Trust (SVEHT) in 1985.The college, established in the city of Chennai by the Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation(SPIC) group. SVCE is among the top engineering colleges of Anna University in Tamil Nadu, and a Tier-I institution among self-financing colleges.

In November 1985 the college was granted permission to conduct engineering courses in the disciplines of Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Computer Science Engineering, awarded by the University of Madras.

The college complex at Nazarathpet (near Poonamallee) was inaugurated on April 8, 1985 by, former Governor of Tamil Nadu.

In 1991, the college shifted into its new campus at Pennalur, near the town of Sriperumbudur. SVC received approval from the All India Council for Technical Education the same year. Courses in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Chemical Engineering Courses were started in 1994.

Eleven departments are recognized as research centres by Anna University to conduct PhD. The Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, chemical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry, Humanities and Social Science, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Computer Science and Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering departments have been recognized by Anna University as collaborative research centers for PhD degrees. – R&D is aided by a technology innovation Center, which also houses SPIC’s research center.

The college celebrated its decennial in March 1995 in the presence of former Minister of State for Commerce and present home minister of the Government of India Shri. In 1996 the college began a course in Information Technology and was the first college in the country to do so. The college obtained an ISO 9001:2000certification in 2002.The college also obtained Autonomous status from UGC in 2016

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Panimalar Engineering College is a Christian Minority Institution of higher education under the direction of the JaiSakthi Educational Trust.

Technical education is one of the primary interests of the students that ought to have the best growth in the future. For all the technical education needs in Chennai, Panimalar Engineering College is one of the best institutes in the city.It is a dream of every student to become an engineer and Panimalar Engineering College is the best place for all the engineering dreams of the students to come true.

The institute has been in the technical education field for many decades and has been growing quality alumni’s who have been placed in the best companies in the country. To make it a complete technical arena, it has also started the Panimalar Polytechnic College and Computer Institutes that have been a helping hand for the educational needs of the students. The college is located at Nazarethpettai in Chennai.

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St. Joseph’s College of Engineering is a higher education institution in Chennai, India. It is under the administration of the St.Josephs Educational Trust. The college is affiliated to the Anna University.

The College is in the suburb of Sholinganallur about 15 kilometers from Adyar in Chennai and also 15km from Tambaram railway station. The university is next to the Rajiv Gandhi Salai (formerly known as Old Mahabalipuram Road and popularly known as IT Corridor). It is accessible by the East Coast Road (ECR)

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Sathyabama University is a private university at Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India, founded in 1987 as Sathyabama Engineering College by Jeppiaar. It was formerly known as Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (SIST). The university is headed by Mrs.Remibai Jeppiaar. It is a Christian minority institution.

The Ministry of Human Resources Development declared the college a ‘Deemed University’ on 16 July 2001 and as a ‘University’ on 13 September 2006, under section 3 of the UGC Act.

Sathyabama University has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with ‘B’ Grade.

The university has received ISO 9001:2008 certification.

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RMK Engineering College is a private engineering college in Tamil Nadu, India, governed by the Lakshmikanthammal Educational Trust. It is affiliated with Anna University, Chennai, and accredited by All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE) and National Board of Accreditation(NBA). It is a Telugu minority institution.

Opened in 1995 with three departments — Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, the college is located in Kavaraipettai – a town in Gummidipoondi Taluk of Thiruvallur district. In addition to offering Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in most of the engineering departments, the college also offers a Master’s degree in Computer Applications (MCA) and Business Administration (MBA). Spread across 60 acres of lush green environment, the college has excellent infrastructure facilities including adequate class-rooms and seminar halls for respective departments. The college has a fleet of 80 buses for transportation of students. The number of students per class is 40 till second year to maintain a healthy Student to Faculty ratio.

The college is certified by DNV Netherlands as ISO 9001:2008

The college has been awarded “Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan National Award for an Engineering College having Best Overall Performance” by the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) for 2008.

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