Top 20 Engineering Colleges in Chennai
Chennai is one of the popular destinations for engineering students in India. The list of top 20 engineering colleges of Chennai. The colleges have been ranked in order of popularity, teaching faculty, placements & academic reputation for engineering courses. The Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai ranking has been done to help students decide while choosing colleges.
- Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M)1959
- Anna University Chennai, CEG Campus 1794
- SRM University- College of Engineering (SRM Univ)1985
- Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute University (Dr. MGR DU) 1988
- Vels University 1992
- Indian Maritime University (IMU) 2008
- Madras Institute of Technology (MIT) 1949
- Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSNCE) 1996
- Vel Tech Dr. RR Dr. SR Technical University 1990
- Alagappa College of Technology (ACCT) 1949
- Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College (MSEC) 2001
- St. Joseph’s College of Engineering 1994
- Panimalar Engineering College 2000
- Easwari Engineering College 1996
- Sri Sai Ram Engineering College 1996
- Veltech Multitech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College 1990
- Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College 1990
- SRR Engineering College 2002
- KCG College of Technology 1998
- Jerusalem College of Engineering 1995
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT M)
- Indian Institute of Technology Madras is a public engineering and research institute located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and is one of India’s most prestigious universities.
- Address: Beside Adyar Cancer Institute, Opposite to C.L.R.I, Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600036
- Director: Bhaskar Ramamurthi
- Phone: 044 2257 8280
- Chairperson: Pawan Kumar Goenka
- Founded: 1959
- Undergraduate tuition and fees: Local tuition: 51,950 INR , Domestic tuition: 50,700 INR
Anna University Chennai, CEG Campus
- The College of Engineering, Guindy is a public engineering college in Chennai, India. Founded in 1794 as a survey school, and 1858 as a Civil Engineering School, it is one of the oldest engineering institutions in the country.
- Located in: Anna University
- Address: 12, Sardar Patel Rd, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025
- Phone: 044 2235 8493
- Founded: 1794
- Motto: Labor omnia vincit (Latin)
- Dean: P. Narayanasamy
SRM University- College of Engineering (SRM Univ)
- The SRM University, formerly SRM Institute of Science and Technology, is a deemed university in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1985 as SRM Engineering College in Kattankulathur, under University of Madras.
- Address: SRM Nagar, Potheri, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram District, Near Potheri Railway Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 603203
- Customer service: 044 4743 7500
- Founder: T. R. Pachamuthu
- Founded: 1985, Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram
- Number of students: 55,000
Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute University
- It was founded by A.C. Shanmugam under Thai Moogambigai Dental College. They were established in 1987 and 1991 respectively. These two colleges were made into constituent colleges of Dr. M.G.R.
- Address: Periyar E.V.R. High Road, NH 4 Highway, Maduravoyal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600095
- Phone: 044 2378 2176
- Number of students: 12,242
- Founded: 1988
- Chancellor: A. C. Shanmugam
- The VELS University or Vels Institute Of Science Technology & Advanced Studies is located in Pallavaram, a suburb of Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India.
- Address: P.V. Vaithiyalingam Road, Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600117
- Phone: 044 2266 2500
- Number of students: 5,000
- Founded: 1992
- Chancellor: Ishari K. Ganesh
- Academic affiliation: University Grants Commission
Indian Maritime University (IMU)
- The Indian Maritime University is a Central University, that was established by an Act of the Indian Parliament namely the Indian Maritime University Act 2008, on 14 November 2008.
- Address: East Coast Road,Uthandi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119
- Phone: 044 2453 0343
- Chancellor: V. Krishnamurthy
- Founded: November 14, 2008
Madras Institute of Technology (MIT)
- The Madras Institute of Technology is an engineering institute located in Chromepet, Chennai, India.
- Address: MIT Road, Radha Nagar, Chromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600044
- Phone: 044 2251 6002
- Founded: 1949
- Chancellor: Konijeti Rosaiah (Governor of Tamil Nadu, Ex officio)
- Undergraduates: 2,000 (approx)
- Postgraduates: 300 (approx)
- Notable alumni: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Sujatha Rangarajan, Ram Narain Agarwal, Altamash Kamal, V Rama Kumar
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSNCE)
- Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, popularly known as SSN, is an engineering institution located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The college is certified to ISO 9001:2000 standard by the National Board of Accreditation.
- Address: Old Mahabalipuram Road, Kalavakkam, Tamil Nadu 603110
- Phone: 044 2746 9700
- Founder: Shiv Nadar
- Founded: 1996
- Chairperson: Shiv Nadar
- Number of students: 4,000
- Notable alumni: Ravichandran Ashwin, Murugan Ashwin, Masha Nazeem
Vel Tech Dr RR Dr SR Technical University
- Veltech Dr. RR & Dr. SR University, is an Indian institute of higher education located in Avadi, Chennai. It was founded in 1997 by Dr. R. Rangarajan and Dr. Sagunthala Rangarajan.
- Address: 42, Avadi-Vel Tech Road, Avadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600062
- Phone: 044 2684 1601
- Founded: 1997
Alagappa College of Technology (ACCET)
- Alagappa College of Technology is an educational institution located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India that offers higher education in Engineering, Technology and allied Sciences.
- Address: Sardar Patel Rd, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025
- Phone: 044 2235 9101
- Founded: 1944
- Dean: P. Kaliraj
Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College (MSEC)
- Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College is an engineering college in Kodambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and it is founded in 2001.
- Address: 363, Arcot Road, Kodambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600024
- Nickname: MSECians
- Phone: 044 2480 1636
- Founded: 2000, Chennai
St. Joseph’s College of Engineering
- St. Joseph’s College of Engineering is a higher education institution in Chennai, India. It is under the administration of the St.Josephs Educational Trust. The college is affiliated to the Anna University.
- Address: Old Mamallapuram Road, Semmencherry, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119
- Phone: 044 2450 0792
- Founded: 1994
Panimalar Engineering College
- Panimalar Engineering College is a Christian Minority Institution of higher education under the direction of the JaiSakthi Educational Trust.
- Address: Bangalore Trunk Road, Varadharajapuram, Nazarethpettai, Poonamallee, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600123
- Phone: 044 2649 0404
- Number of students: 6,000
- Founded: 2000
Easwari Engineering College
- Easwari Engineering College, a division of Sri Ramaswamy Memorial Group of Educational Institutions for higher learning, was instituted in 1996, with the approval of the government of Tamil Nadu and AICTE, New Delhi.
- Address: Ramapuram, Bharathi Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600089
- Chairperson: T. R. Pachamuthu
- Number of students: 4,488
- Founded: 1996, Chennai
- Chancellor: T. R. Pachamuthu
Sri Sai Ram Engineering College
- Sri Sairam Engineering College, Chennai, established in the year 1995 by Late MJF.Ln.Leo Muthu, Founder Chairman of Leo Muthu Education Trust, is a non-profitable, and non-minority institution.
- Address: Sai Leo Nagar, West Tambaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600044
- Phone: 044 2251 2222
- Founded: 1995
- Academic staff: 220
Veltech Multitech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College
- Vel Tech City of Education was set up in 1990 by Founder couple Dr.R.Rangarajan and Dr.Sakunthala Rangarajan, has a current students strength of 18000 houses a deemed university, three Engineering colleges affiliated to Anna University, four business schools, nursing college, polytechnic college and schools.
- Address: 42,Alamathi Road,Avadi,Thiruvallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600062
- Phone: 044 2684 0896
Vel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College
- VEL TECH group of educational institutions was established in 1990 by a well known industrialist couple dedicated to public service, Dr.R.Rangarajan and Dr.R. Sakunthala Rangarajan, who by then had 30 years of experience in developing industries and international trades. What took off as a modest school now stands as a monument of glory for “Chennai city”. A student volume of above 12,000 throng the various educational institutions of VEL TECH group.
- Address: #60,Avadi, Vel Tech Road, Vel Nagar, Avadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600062
- Phone: 073587 01998
SRR Engineering College
- The aim of JEPPIAAR SRR Engineering College is to develop a disciplined model Engineering College with regimented student community who will turn out to be responsible citizens of tomorrow. The college within a short span of its establishment has made a name for itself as one of the leading Engineering colleges affiliated to Anna University.
- Address: Old Mamallapuram Road, I.T High Way, Padur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 603103
- Phone: 044 2741 6132
KCG College of Technology
- KCG College of Technology is an Engineering college in Karapakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1998 to fulfill the Founder-Chairman, Dr.K.C.G. Verghese’s vision of “making every man a success and no man a failure”.
- Address: KCG Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Karapakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600097
- Phone: 044 2450 3140
- Founded: 1998
Jerusalem College of Engineering
- Jerusalem College of Engineering, Chennai, India was established in the year 1995. The college is part of the Jerusalem Educational Trust formed and registered in 1993.
- Address: Velachery Main Road, Narayanpuram, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600100
- Phone: 044 2246 1404
- Founded: 1995
- Academic affiliation: Anna University