Engineering Colleges in Puducherry 2022

Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry - It is well known that engineering is one of the most aspired fields of study for today’s technology freak generation. After completing their schooling, it is important for students to know the options available for pursuing engineering be it undergraduate or even the postgraduate courses. Candidates can pursue B.Tech, M.Tech, diploma in engineering or PhD depending upon their qualification. 

Pondicherry is a coastal union territory bound by South-Eastern Tamil Nadu state. Candidates may find the list of engineering colleges in Pondicherry in the article below. Along with that, several other categories based on NIRF ranking, ownership,course wise fee structures have been reiterated below giving candidates a clear glimpse of engineering colleges in Pondicherry. 

Top Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry - Highlights

Particulars

Details

Number of Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry

17

Type of Colleges (Private or Government Ownership)

Private Colleges - 14

Public/ Government Colleges - 3

Colleges Affiliated to 

AICTE (All India Institute of Technical Education)


NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council)


UGC (University Grants Commission)

Top courses at Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry

Entrance Exams

Various entrance exam scores are accepted at Engineering colleges in Pondicherry like JEE Main, GATE, CUET, etc.

Average Fee

~Rs 1 lakh

Eligibility Criteria of Engineering colleges in Pondicherry

Candidates who are interested in getting admission in the B.Tech and M.Tech courses offered by the top engineering colleges in Pondicherry need to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria as per the authorities. Given below is the general basic eligibility criteria for admission in the list of engineering colleges in Pondicherry:

  • For Diploma in Engineering in Pondicherry, candidates should have passed class 10 or equivalent examination from a recognized board of education. Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination with the minimum required marks.

  • For B.Tech course at engineering colleges in Puducherry, applicants should have qualified class 12 exam from a recognised school education board in India. The minimum required aggregate is 50% to 60%. However, the minimum aggregate percentage requirement may vary as per the college or the entrance exam.

  • For M.Tech, candidates must have the relevant B.Tech degree. They need to comply with the minimum qualifying marks in the qualifying degree as well.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry (based on NIRF ranking) 

The National Institute ranking framework (NIRF) is an approved methodology under the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The authorities consider a series of factors student teacher ratio, research work conducted in the concerned institute, social and political outreach programs, and much more. On such basis, NIRF ranks are released for various categories. As per NIRF ranking for top engineering colleges in India, there are two engineering colleges of Pondicherry in the list.

NIRF Ranks for Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry

S. No.

Name of the Institute

NIRF score

NIRF Rank (2020)

1

Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry

35.49

122

2

National Institute of Technology Puducherry

34.87

130

Top Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry (based on Careers360 ranking) 

Careers360 is another organization that ranks the various institutes based on factors including the quality of courses offered at the institute, popularity, level of education, etc. talking about the list of engineering colleges in Pondicherry, there are only four engineering institutes that made it to the Careers360 ranking.

Engineering Colleges in Puducherry Careers360 Ranks

S. No.

Name of the Institute

Careers360 Ranks

1

Pondicherry Engineering College

AAAA

2

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College

AAA

3

Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Puducherry

AAA

4

National Institute of Technology Puducherry

AAAA

Top Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry - Admission Process 

It is important to understand the admission process for admission to the best engineering colleges in Pondicherry before submission of application form. Candidates are required to visit the official website of the engineering colleges in Pondicherry to apply for admission. The following points describe the admission process of top engineering colleges in Puducherry

  • Admissions to most of the engineering colleges in Pondicherry are done on the basis of entrance exams as well as merit. 

  • Candidates shortlisted on the basis of entrance exams or merit basis are called for the counselling or interview process. 

  • Those shortlisted after counselling or interview are eligible for final admission to engineering college in Pondicherry.

List of Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry (Placement-wise/ROI wise) 

Placement is one of the most important factors for candidates aspiring for admissions to engineering colleges in Pondicherry or anywhere else. Candidates may find the placement information for top engineering colleges in Pondicherry in the tables below based on the percentage of placement and the salary bagged for undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

Placement Record for Engineering Colleges in Puducherry

Name of Institute

Course Name

Placement percentage (2019-20)

ACET Puducherry Placement

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

57%

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

100%

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

73%

B.Tech Information Technology

100%

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

100%

Pondicherry Engineering College

B.Tech Chemical Engineering

33%

B.Tech Civil Engineering

22%

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

69%

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

91%

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

97%

B.Tech Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

52%

B.Tech Information Technology

78%

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

46%

RAAK College of Engineering and Technology

B.Tech Computer Science Engineering

100%

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

100%

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry


B.Tech Biomedical Engineering

60%

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

41%

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

12%

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

64%

B.Tech Information Technology

41%

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

12%

Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology, Puducherry

B.Tech Civil Engineering

100%

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

58%

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

100%

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

84%

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

85%

Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engg.

&Tech., Karaikal


B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

30%

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

45%

B.Tech Information Technology

8%

Achariya College of Engineering &Technology, Puducherry

B.Tech Civil Engineering

67%

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

94%

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

100%

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

100%

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

100%

Bharathiyar College of

Engineering & Technology,

Karaikal


B.Tech Civil Engineering

60%

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

100%

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

100%

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

100%

B.Tech Information Technology

100%

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

76%

Median Salary for Placement at Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry

Name of Institute

UG course median salary

PG course median salary

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College


Rs 4.26 lakh

Rs 3.86 lakh

Pondicherry Engineering College

RS 4.90 lakh

Rs 3.04 lakh

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry


Rs 2.5 lakh

Rs 1.92 lakh

Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engg.

&Tech., Karaikal

Rs 5 lakh

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List of Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry (Course and Fees-wise) 

Before applying for admission to one of the engineering colleges of Puducherry, candidates are often interested in knowing the financial affordability as well. Candidates may find below the courses offered at the respective institutes and their corresponding fee as per the data available. 

Course Fee for Engineering Colleges in Puducherry

Name of the Institute

Courses

Fee

Women's Polytechnic College, Puducherry

Diploma in Computer Engineering

Rs 3,800

Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Diploma in Architectural Assistantship

Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Alpha College Of Engineering & Technology


B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

Rs 1.16 lakh

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College


B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

Rs 1.16 lakh

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Instrumentation and Control Engineering

B.Tech Mechatronics Engineering

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

Rs 1.06 lakh

M.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

M.Tech Manufacturing Engineering

M.Tech VLSI and Embedded Systems

M.Tech Networking

M.Tech Power Electronics and Drives

Pondicherry Engineering College


B.Tech Civil Engineering

Rs 1.74 lakh

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Chemical Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.Tech Mechatronics Engineering

M.Tech Distributed Computing System

Rs 76,2000

M.Tech Electrical Drives and Control

M.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

M.Tech Information Security

M.Tech Information Technology

M.Tech Instrumentation Engineering

M.Tech Structural Engineering

M.Tech Environmental Engineering

M.Tech Product Design and Manufacturing

M.Tech Wireless Communication

M.Tech Energy Technology

Ph.D Civil Engineering

Ph.D Civil Engineering Part Time

Ph.D Computer Science and Engineering

Ph.D Computer Science and Engineering Part Time

Ph.D Electronics and Communication Engineering

Ph.D Electronics and Communication Engineering Part Time

Ph.D Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D Mechanical Engineering Part Time

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering

Rs 1.04 lakh

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

Rs 1.12 lakh

M.Tech Wireless Communication

Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology, Puducherry


B.Tech Biomedical Engineering


B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Civil Engineering

Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engg.

&Tech., Karaikal


B.Tech Agricultural Engineering

1.02 lakh

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.Tech Petrochemical Engineering

B.Tech Marine Engineering

Achariya College of Engineering &Technology, Puducherry

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering


B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

Diploma in Electronics and Communications Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Bharathiyar College of

Engineering & Technology,

Karaikal


B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

Rs 1.33 lakh

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

M.Tech Computer Aided Design

Rs 69,000

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

M.Tech Power Electronics and Drives

M.Tech Energy Engineering

M.Tech Wireless Communication

List of Government Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry

According to the list of engineering colleges in Pondicherry under the government, there are three such institutes. Candidates prefer the government engineering colleges in Puducherry over the private ones because they are more affordable and have better value as well. Candidates may find the list of engineering colleges in Pondicherry under the government holding.

Government Colleges of Engineering in Pondicherry

S. No.

Name of govt. Engineering College in Puducherry

1

Women's Polytechnic College, Puducherry

2

Pondicherry Engineering College

3

Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engg.

&Tech., Karaikal

Top Private Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry

As per the list of Engineering colleges in Puducherry under private ownership, there are 14 such institutes. Candidates may find the list of private engineering colleges in Pondicherry. 

Check the List of Private Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry

Top Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry:Entrance Exams

In general, the various engineering colleges in Puducherry offer admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate courses on the basis of merit. Some of them  consider big national level entrance exams like JEE Mains. Also, for admission to PG courses, GATE scores are complimentary apart from merit. However, certain university level entrance exams are also conducted as shown below.

  • Pondicherry University Entrance Examination - Ponducherry College of Engineering conducts entrance examination for admission to various BTech and MTech courses at the institute. Candidates who qualify the entrance exam are considered for counselling to get admission to respective UG or PG courses.

  • Christ University Entrance Exam - Christ University is one of the best private engineering institutes in India. For admissions to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the institute, entrance examination is conducted by Christ University.

Top Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry - Course/Branch-wise 

There are various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at list of engineering colleges in Puducherry. Candidates may find the list of courses offered at engineering colleges in Puducherry. 

Courses offered at Engineering Colleges in Pondicherry  

Name of the Institute

Courses

Women's Polytechnic College, Puducherry

Diploma in Computer Engineering

Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Diploma in Architectural Assistantship

Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Christ College of Engineering and Technology, Puducherry


B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

M.Tech Electrical Drives and Control

M.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

M.Tech Wireless Communications

Regency Institute of Technology, Yanam


B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

Alpha College Of Engineering & Technology


B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College


B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Instrumentation and Control Engineering

B.Tech Mechatronics Engineering

B.Tech Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering

B.Tech Computer and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Business Systems

B.Tech Fashion Technology

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

M.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

M.Tech Manufacturing Engineering

M.Tech VLSI and Embedded Systems

M.Tech Networking

M.Tech Power Electronics and Drives

Pondicherry Engineering College


B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Chemical Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.Tech Mechatronics Engineering

M.Tech Distributed Computing System

M.Tech Electrical Drives and Control

M.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

M.Tech Information Security

M.Tech Information Technology

M.Tech Instrumentation Engineering

M.Tech Structural Engineering

M.Tech Environmental Engineering

M.Tech Product Design and Manufacturing

M.Tech Wireless Communication

M.Tech Energy Technology

Ph.D Civil Engineering

Ph.D Civil Engineering Part Time

Ph.D Computer Science and Engineering

Ph.D Computer Science and Engineering Part Time

Ph.D Electronics and Communication Engineering

Ph.D Electronics and Communication Engineering Part Time

Ph.D Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D Mechanical Engineering Part Time

RAAK College of Engineering and Technology, Puducherry

B.Tech Computer Science Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

M.Tech Wireless Communication

Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering and Technology, Puducherry

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Civil Engineering

Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engg.

&Tech., Karaikal


B.Tech Agricultural Engineering

B.Tech Biomedical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.Tech Petrochemical Engineering

B.Tech Marine Engineering

Achariya College of Engineering &Technology, Puducherry

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

Diploma in Electronics and Communications Engineering

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Bharathiyar College of

Engineering & Technology,

Karaikal


B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering

M.Tech Computer Aided Design

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

M.Tech Power Electronics and Drives

M.Tech Energy Engineering

M.Tech Wireless Communication


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q- Which college is best for Engineering in Pondicherry?

A- Based on NIRF ranking, Pondicherry College of Engineering is the best engineering college in Pondicherry with NIRF ranking of 122.

Q- How many engineering colleges are there in Pondicherry?

A- According to the list of engineering colleges in Pondicherry, there are total 17 engineering colleges in Puducherry.

Q- Which are the top 5 engineering colleges in Pondicherry?

A- The top 5 engineering colleges in Puducherry may include Pondicherry College of Engineering, National Institute of Technology Pondicherry, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology and Christ Institute of Technology.

Q- Which is the most affordable engineering college?

A- According to the fee structure available for list of engineering colleges in Pondicherry, Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Karaikal is the most affordable for BTech.

Q- Can I get admission in engineering college in Puducherry without JEE Main?

A- Yes, there are many engineering colleges of Pondicherry offering BTech admissions on merit basis only. Candidates need to fill their separate application forms before the last date.

Q- Which are the government engineering colleges in Pondicherry?

A- There are three government colleges as per the list of government colleges in Pondicherry i.e. Women's Polytechnic College, Puducherry, Pondicherry Engineering College and Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engg. and Tech Karaikal.

Q- Which engineering college in Pondicherry has the best placements? 

A- Based on 202 placement data, Pondicherry college of Engineering has the best placement record among the list of engineering colleges in Pondicherry.

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