Tamil Nadu Public/Government
Rating College Name
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • NIRF Rank: 1
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli
  • NIRF Rank: 10
Alagappa College of Technology, Chennai
Anna University, Chennai
  • NIRF Rank: 9
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
  • NIRF Rank: 68
Government College of Technology, Coimbatore
  • NIRF Rank: 90
Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Kancheepuram
  • NIRF Rank: 197
Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai
Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai
  • NIRF Rank: 196
Government College of Engineering, Bargur
Government College of Engineering, Salem
Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai
  • NIRF Rank: 108

Top Government Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu

Over the past decade, Engineering education in India has seen rapid growth and this has been in terms of both, the number of students applying for engineering courses and the total number of colleges offering engineering courses. Tamil Nadu is a state that has many reputed engineering institutions. The top government engineering college in Tamil Nadu provides quality education and no compromise has been done in giving good education to the students. 

One of the best government colleges in India, IIT Madras (Indian Institute of Technology) is located in Tamil Nadu. In fact, IIT Madras is ranked as #1 among the engineering colleges in India. It is considered to be one of the most reputed colleges for technological education and research. Apart from IIT Madras, Tamil Nadu has many other top government colleges such as National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, a trusted college for technical excellence. Other colleges include Alagappa College of Technology, Chennai

Anna University, Chennai conducts TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission) every year to get admission in undergraduate level engineering courses that are offered by various top government engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. Anna University also conducts TANCET, an entrance exam that is conducted in the month of June to get admission to postgraduate courses in engineering. There are various entrance exams that are conducted for admission in the best engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu such as JEE Main, eligibility exam for admission in IIT’s. Many institutes conduct their own entrance exams such as AMU and BITSAT

As per NIRF ranking, IIT Madras holds 1st among engineering colleges. NIRF ranks each college to help students find the top government engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. Careers360 also ranks colleges after careful analysis of various factors. 

Different Branches of Engineering 

Engineering has many branches and some of the common ones are as follows:

Placement and Professional Scope in Top Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu 

The placement statistics of colleges in Tamil Nadu are really high. IIT Madras has a record of placing a good number of students every year. In fact, IIT Madras has become one of the most preferred destinations of the recruiters. Other best engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu also provide students with good placement support. 

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