Chennai has bagged a reputed position for having vast educational institutions in South India. The capital city of Tamil Nadu is the 4th largest city of India. It is becoming one of the popular destinations for engineering students in India.

List of Best Engineering Colleges in Chennai:

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Anna University Chennai, CEG Campus
  • Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai
  • SRM University, Chennai
  • Easwari Engineering College, Chennai
  • Alagappa College of Technology, Chennai
  • Vel Tech Dr Rangrajan Dr Sakunthala Technical University, Chennai
  • Velammal Engineering College, Chennai
  • Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai
  • BS Abdur Rahman University, Chennai
  • Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology, Chennai
  • Bharath University, Chennai
  • Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai
  • Hindustan University, Kelambakkam
  • Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai
  • Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College, Chennai
  • Vels University, Chennai

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Madras)

IIT Madras was established in 1959. The college is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 460 faculty, 4500 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff and is a self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares.

College of Engineering

The College was started as a Survey School in the year 1794, and was established as a college in 1859. It was finally set up into a technical institute in 1978. The Guindy College of Engineering is one of the oldest Engineering Colleges in the country.

Madras Institute of Technology (MIT)

MIT was established in 1949. It was the rare genius and daring of its founder that made MIT offer courses like Aeronautical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Electronics Engineering and Instrument Technology for the first time in our country. Now it also provides technical education in other engineering fields such as Rubber and Plastic Technology & Production Technology. It was merged with Anna University in the year 1978.

SRM University

The SRM University is a deemed university and was established in 1985. It was formerly known as SRM Institute of Science and Technology. SRM is accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade in the year 2013. SRM University is placed in “A” category by MHRD.

Sri Sairam Engineering College (SSEC)

SSEC was established in 1995. The college is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai, approved by AICTE, New Delhi and accredited by NBA.

Sathyabama University

This University was established in 1987, formerly known as Sathyabama Engineering College by Jeppiaar Educational Trust. The MHRD granted Deemed University status to the college in 2001 and University status in 2006. The University has been awarded B++ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and ISO 9001:2000 for professional quality management.

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)

VIT was founded in 1984 as a self-financing institution called the Vellore Engineering College. NAAC has re-accredited VIT University with an 'A' grade.

St. Joseph’s College of Engineering (SJCOE)

The Jeppiaar Educational Trust was formed in 1987 under the leadership of Dr. Jeppiaar, Founder-Chairman & Managing Trustee. St. Joseph`s College of Engineering was established under the guidance of Jeppiaar Educational Trust in the year 1994 as per the rules of government of Tamil Nadu. It is a Christian Minority Institution and is one of the Tier-1 Institutions in Tamil Nadu.

Vel Tech Dr.RR & Dr.SR Technical University

The University was established in 1990 by Vel Tech group of educational institutions. Vel Tech has earned accreditation by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi for all the degree programmes. It has been duly declared as deemed to be university by the UGC and notified by the MHRD.

B.S. Abdur Rahman University (BSAU)

B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Vandalur, (formerly B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College) has been established under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, which has now been upgraded as B.S Abdur Rahman University, was an institution acclaimed throughout India for its quality in teaching and research.