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Last updated date: 17th May 2024
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TamilNadu Engineering Colleges

B.Tech Admission in Tamil Nadu 2024 will get initiated through various national level & state level exams. Tamil Nadu is a south Indian state. It is also referred to as ‘Land of Tamils’. Candidates from all parts of the country reach here to pursue quality education. The TamilNadu state has many colleges which are famous for pursuing engineering education such as IITs, NITS & state government/private institutions. The average literacy rate is 84% according to the census of 2011. In this article, aspirants can check the complete information of B.Tech admission in the state of Tamil Nadu 2024.

List of Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu

The very basic question for every student will be “how many engineering colleges in TamilNadu”? On the whole, there are 552 engineering colleges in TamilNadu as per July 2014 reports. 7 engineering colleges in TamilNadu are Government/aided colleges, 21 of them are Autonomous colleges and the remaining colleges are self-funded and 4 of them are university departments within Anna University.

Tamil Nadu Engineering College List District Wise


  • Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

  • Velammal College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai

  • Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, Thirumangalam, Madurai

  • Solaimalai/Raja College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai

  • P.T.R. College of Engineering and Technology, Madurai

  • SACS M.A.V.M.M. Engineering College, Madurai

  • Fatima Michael College of Engineering & Technology, Madurai

  • Latha Mathavan Engineering College, Melur, Madurai

  • Ultra College of Engineering & Technology for Women, Madurai


  • Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology


  • PSG College of Technology

  • Coimbatore Institute of Technology

  • Government College of Technology, Coimbatore

  • Kumaraguru College of Technology

  • Karpagam College of Engineering

  • Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology

  • Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College

  • SNS College of Technology

  • JCT College of Engineering & Technology


  • Bannari Amman Institute of Technology

  • Kongu Engineering College

  • Vellalar College of Engineering and Technology


  • Kings Engineering College (KEC)

  • Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering

  • Sri Sai Ram Engineering College

  • Sri Sairam Institute of Technology

  • Chennai Institute of Technology

  • Adhiparasakthi Engineering College

  • Mohamed sathak aj college of engineering


  • Arunachala College Of Engineering For Women


  • Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology


  • Government College of Engineering, Bargur


  • Selvam College of Technology

  • J.K.K.Nattraja College of Engineering and Technology

  • Sengunthar Engineering College (Autonomous)


  • Mohamed Sathak Engineering College


  • AVS Engineering College

  • Government College of Engineering, Salem

  • Sona College of Technology


  • Francis Xavier Engineering College

  • Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli


  • Apollo Engineering College

  • Prathyusha Engineering College

  • Saveetha Engineering College


  • Arulmigu Meenakshi Amman College of Engineering


  • Anjali Ammal Mahalingam Engineering College


  • Vetri Vinayaka College of Engineering and Technology


  • St.Mother Theresa Engineering College


  • Thanthai Periyar Government Institute Of Technology

  • C. Abdul Hakeem College of Engineering & Technology

  • Kingston Engineering College

  • Global Institute Of Technology

  • Annai Meera Engineering College

  • Sree Krishna Engineering College

  • Ranipettai Engineering College

  • Priyadarshini Engineering College

  • Bharathidasan Engineering College

Entrance Exams

Students can appear in any of the entrance exams to get admission into the B.Tech courses offered in the state. The admissions will be offered through the national level JEE Main entrance exam for B.Tech and JEE Advanced for the admission into IITs.

The state-level admission tests are also held for engineering courses with the name of TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions). Aspirants can also appear for SRMJEEE, AEEE and VITEEE university level exams. For courses like M.Tech, aspirants should appear for the national level GATE entrance exam.

Selection Procedure

TamilNadu Engineering Colleges will conduct counselling after the announcement of the entrance exam result. The seats will be allotted on the basis of rank of the students. TNEA is an admission process in which admissions will be processed on the basis of 12th class percentage.

During the counselling, session candidates have to select the institutions and specialization of their own choice. Students who are qualified in the entrance exam will be called for counselling.

It is necessary to attend counselling to get admission into the colleges. On the basis of entrance test score or ranks, 12th score, filled choice and availability of seats, the seat will be allotted to the candidates.

Documents Required

Students have to submit these documents given below at the time of counselling.

  • Matric and Intermediate mark sheet and passing certificate

  • Admit card of entrance exam

  • Score card of entrance exam

  • Migration certificate

  • Transfer certificate

  • Character certificate

  • Category certificate

  • Passport size photographs

Top Engineering Specializations

Engineering courses in TamilNadu offer specializations in various fields. Some top specializations are Computer Science & Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc. They have also introduced a new course called Mechatronics. Mechatronics is also known as mechatronics engineering, and it is a mixture of various branch of engineering which focuses mainly on the engineering of both electrical and mechanical systems, and also includes a combination of electronics, computer, robotics, systems, telecommunications, control, and product engineering.

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