Best Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu 2019


Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), has released the 2019 rankings for higher educational institutions, as per the various categories of higher educational institutions like Universities, Colleges,  Engineering, Management, Architecture, Medical, Law and Pharmacy the rankings are published. The ranking methodology considers attributes such as

  • Teaching, learning & Resources
  • Research & Professional practice
  • Graduation Outcomes
  • Outreach & Inclusivity
  • Perception

There are 21 engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu that has made it to the list of Top 100 engineering college in India which is a greater number compared to previous year (2018). Tamil Nadu ranks #1 best state for best engineering colleges by obtaining 21 places in NIRF top 100 ranking. Even the number of Arts & Science colleges from Tamil Nadu in top 100 All-India ranking list is higher (Click here to view the Best Arts & Science Colleges in Tamil Nadu). IIT Madras is ranked as the best Engineering Institution in India. Here is the list of best Engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu Ranking NIRF Rank (All India Ranking) Name of the Institution Location
1 1 Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai
2 9 Anna University Chennai
3 10 National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli Tiruchirappalli
4 18 Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore
5 36 SRM Institute of Science and Technology Chennai
6 37 Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering Kancheepuram
7 38 Shanmugha Arts Science Technology & Research Academy Thanjavur
8 44 PSG College of Technology Coimbatore
9 47 Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology Chennai
10 56 Thiagarajar College of Engineering Madurai
11 61 Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher Education Srivilliputtur
12 68 Coimbatore Institute of Technology Coimbatore
13 72 Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences Coimbatore
14 77 Kumaraguru College of Technology Coimbatore
15 86 Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R & D Institute of Science and Technology Chennai
16 88 Mepco Schlenk Engineering College Sivakasi
17 90 Government College of Technology Coimbatore
18 95 Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Chennai
19 97 Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology Coimbatore
20 98 Bannari Amman Institute of Technology Sathyamangalam
21 99 Kongu Engineering College Perundurai