Thiagarajar College of Engineering

Thiagarajar College of Engineering offers seven undergraduate programs and fourteen postgraduate programs, along with doctoral programs in the fields of engineering, science, technology, and architecture. The institute has achieved 34thrank in the category of National Level Best Engineering Colleges, according to a survey conducted by the Careers360 in the year 2011. The institute is an ISO 9001:2008 certified one and receives funds both from the state and central governments. The institute is also reputed for the placement opportunities. In the year 2011, 702 students of the institute got employment in TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) alone

Name of the Institution Thiagarajar College of Engineering
Type of Institution Engineering, Technology, Architecture, and Science
Location/Contact Details Madurai 625 015




Affiliation / Accreditation
  • Autonomous Institute
  • Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai
  • All programs are approved by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education)
Courses Offered Under Graduate Degree Programs:

  • B.E. Computer Science and Engineering
  • B.E. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.E. Civil Engineering
  • B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • B.Arch
  • B.Tech. Information Technology


Post Graduate Degree Programs:

  • M.E. Communication System
  • M.E. Structural Engineering
  • M.E. Industrial Engineering
  • M.E. Power System Engineering
  • M.E. Production Engineering
  • M.E. Computer Science and Engineering
  • M.E. Wireless Technologies
  • M.Sc. Material Science and Technology
  • M.Sc. Applied Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Applied Chemistry
  • M.C.A.
  • M.Tech. Control & Instrumentation Engineering
  • M.Tech. Environmental Engineering


Doctoral (PhD) Programs in:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Civil
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics and Communication
  • Architecture
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Computer Applications
  • Mathematics
Admission Procedure/Eligibility Criteria Bachelors Degree Program:

For admission to the undergraduate programs, candidates need to complete senior secondary (+2) from a recognized institute with a minimum of 50% in aggregate. Mathematics should be one of the compulsory subjects. Eligible candidates for B.Arch need to qualify in the National Aptitude Test for Architecture (NATA) with at least 80 marks out of total 200.


Postgraduate Degree Programs:


For admission to postgraduate programs, a graduation degree in the specific subject is necessary. Eligible candidates need to submit GATE or TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) score at the time of admission.


For admission to MCA course, candidates need to have a graduation degree (10+2+3) with Mathematics as a compulsory subject in higher secondary or graduation level. Admission is granted on the basis of ranks obtained in the entrance examination.


[The institute provides reservation of seats for candidates belonging to SC, ST, MBC, BC, and DNC categories, as per the Tamil Nadu government rules. The institute also provides reservations for specially abled candidates, sports persons and ex-service men].

Placements The institute has an active placement cell. The institute arranges for campus interviews, in order to provide direct recruitment to the final year students as required in government and private companies or organizations. The companies which have recruited students from this institute in 2011 are -


  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Accenture
  • Wipro
  • I Nautix
  • Wipro VLSI ( Dual)
  • Coromondal
  • Deloitte
  • Sundaram Clayton
  • TVS Motors
  • CCCL
  • Aricent
  • IBM
  • TAFE
  • RANE
  • L&T ECC
  • Sundaram Fasteners
  • Atmel
  • Cethar Vessels
  • National Instruments
  • Ericssion
  • Amada (Japan)
  • Titan
  • Easum
  • Robert Bosch
  • Amada (India)
  • HP Software
  • Valeo
  • Technip
  • Lucas TVS
  • JDA Software
  • HP (R&D)
  • HCL (HPEG)
  • L&T Infotech
  • Huawei Technologies
  • Syntel
  • Slemens
  • BGR Energy
  • Lister
  • L&T Ramboll
  • Renault Nissan
  • Honeywell
Established in the Year 1957

The institute has corporate relationships with the following companies:

  • HONEYWELL, India
  • Cognizant Technologies Ltd.
  • IBM, India
  • Tractor and Farm Equipments
  • STPI, Chennai
  • Microsoft, India
  • Intel India,Bangalore
  • Infosys Technologies
  • KOTAK URJA, Bangalore
  • Tata Consultancy Services, Bangalore
  • RCI, Hyderabad
  • Amada Soft India, Bangalore
  • HCL,Chennai
  • NIIT,Madurai
  • Sun Microsystems, Bangalore
  • TVS InterConnect, Bangalore
  • Yahoo! India, Bangalore
  • Wipro Technologies
  • HP, Bangalore
  • Computer Society of India
  • RedHat, Mumbai
  • Torress Networks, Bangalore
  • Oracle, Bangalore