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Best Government Engineering Colleges in Chennai

Chennai has 134 engineering colleges. Of these, 23 colleges are government institutions and 111 are private institutions. 

  • The fees generally range from ₹4,700 to ₹8,58,000.

  • JEE MainGATEJEE AdvancedCEETA PG and CIPET JEE are among some of the entrance exams that candidates must take to gain admission into the top engineering colleges in Chennai. 

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

  • Engineering programs cover diverse fields such as mechanical, electrical, civil, computer science, and more. It can be pursued by the students at Diploma, Bachelor’s and Master’s, either in Part-time, Full-time, Distance or Online.  

Engineering Colleges in India

Best Government Engineering Colleges in Chennai Based (NIRF Ranking)

According to the NIRF ranking, IIT Madras is the No 1 college for engineering in India. Here is the list of top 10 engineering colleges in Chennai.

Top Government Engineering Colleges in Chennai 

Top Government Engineering Colleges in Chennai (Fee Wise)

The details of the top 5 government engineering colleges in Chennai with fees and the necessary entrance exam are mentioned below.

Best Government Engineering Colleges in Chennai

College Name 

Tentative Fees

Required Exams

IIT Madras

₹8.58 Lakhs

JEE Advanced

IIITDM Kancheepuram 

₹6.29 Lakhs

JEE Main

Madras University

₹53.20 K

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MIT Chennai

₹1.68 Lakhs

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CIPET Chennai

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CIPET JEE

Best Government Engineering Colleges in Chennai (Placements Wise)

Given below is the list of the best government engineering colleges in Chennai with the median salary offered and top recruiters.

Top Government Engineering Colleges in Chennai

College Name

Median Salary

Top Recruiter

IIT Madras

₹15 Lakhs 

Cisco, Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, Apple, HSBC. 

IIITDM Kancheepuram

₹10.16 Lakhs

Zoho, Ford, Google, Samsung, Amazon

CIPET Chennai

₹3.2 Lakhs

Reliance, Reynolds, Bright Autoplast, MGM Group, Godavari Polymers

College of Engineering, Guindy

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TCS, Wipro Limited, Reliance , Morgan Stanley, Infosys

MIT Chennai

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BYJU’S, Crayon Data, Walmart Labs, L&T Infotech Limited, Sony India Software.

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