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Best Engineering Colleges in Chennai

There are 138 best engineering colleges in Chennai of which 114 colleges are private and 24 are government engineering colleges in the city.

  • The top examinations accepted in Chennai engineering colleges are GATECEETA PGJEE Main, and JEE Advanced

  • Most universities provide admission to undergraduate engineering programmes through the TNEA counselling.

  • The fees of engineering programmes in Tamil Nadu vary from college to college. It generally ranges from ₹72,000 to ₹8,58,000 for undergraduate programmes.

  • Engineering is divided into many different specialisations like Automobile Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Agricultural Engineering.

Engineering Colleges in India

Best Engineering Colleges in Chennai (NIRF Ranking)

According to the NIRF ranking, IIT Madras is the No 1 college for engineering, along with SRM University and Sathyabama Universoty with ranks 28 and 66 respectively. The table given below shows the list of the top 10 engineering colleges in Chennai

Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai Rank Wise

College Name

NIRF Rank

Careers360 Ranking

IIT Madras- (B.E /B.Tech (10 Courses)M.E /M.Tech. (33 Courses))

1

AAAAA

SRM University- (B.E /B.Tech (20 Courses)M.E /M.Tech. (44 Courses))

28

AAAA+

Sathyabama University- (B.E /B.Tech (28 Courses)M.E /M.Tech. (14 Courses))

66

AAAA+

Rajalakshmi Engineering College- (B.E /B.Tech (19 Courses)M.E /M.Tech. (8 Courses))

86

AAAA+

Vel Tech Chennai- (B.E /B.Tech (40 Courses)Ph.D (17 Courses))

87

AAAA

IIITDM Kancheepuram- (B.E /B.Tech (5 Courses)M.E /M.Tech. (6 Courses))

101-150

AAAA+

Vels University Chennai- (B.E /B.Tech (19 Courses)Ph.D (27 Courses))

101-150

AAAA

HITS Chennai- (B.E /B.Tech (19 Courses))

101-150

AAAA+

BSAU Chennai- (B.E /B.Tech (30 Courses)Ph.D (20 Courses))

101-150

AAAA+

Sri Sai Ram Engineering College- (B.E /B.Tech (13 Courses)M.E /M.Tech. (7 Courses))

151-200

AAAA

Top Private Engineering Colleges in Chennai (Fees-wise)

SRM University is one of the top private engineering colleges in Chennai. The table below shows the list of top 5 engineering colleges in Chennai, tuition fees and their entrance exams.

Best Private Engineering Colleges in Chennai

College Name

Tentative Fees

Required Exams

SRM University

₹1,75,000 - ₹18,00,000

JEE Main, SRMJEEESRMJEEE PG, GATE, 

IIITDM Kancheepuram

₹6,29,000

JEE Main

Sri Sai Ram Engineering College

₹2,20,000

CEETA-PG

Sathyabama University

_

SAEEE

CIT Chennai- (B.E /B.Tech (14 Courses)M.E /M.Tech. (5 Courses))

₹2,20,000

CEETA-PG

Best Government Engineering Colleges in Chennai

The table below shows the list of the top 5 engineering colleges in Chennai with fees and their entrance exams.

Top Government Engineering Colleges in Chennai

College Name

Tentative Fees

Required Exams

IIT Madras

₹8,58,000

JEE Advanced

Madras University

₹53,250

_

MIT Chennai- (B.E /B.Tech (17 Courses)M.E /M.Tech. (19 Courses))

₹1,68,000

_

NIFT Chennai

₹13,30,000

NIFT Entrance Exam

CIPET Chennai

_

CIPET JEE

Best Engineering Colleges in Chennai (Salary-wise)

Premier universities like IIT Madras offer the highest salary package to their graduates. The table below shows the best engineering colleges in Chennai along with their median salary package.

Top Chennai Engineering Colleges

College Name

Median Salary Package

IIT Madras

₹17,00,000

SRM University

₹4,50,000

Sathyabama University

₹4,25,000

HITS Chennai

₹4,50,000

Rajalakshmi Engineering College

₹4,56,000

Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai (Cut-Off)

The table below shows the top Chennai engineering colleges along with the TNEA cut-off trends for BE Civil Engineering.

Best Engineering Colleges in Chennai

College Name

TNEA Cut-Off Rank

Sri Sai Ram Engineering College

49850

Rajalakshmi Engineering College

45927

CIT Chennai

25992

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