Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai

The list of best engineering colleges in Chennai enlists top 20 engineering colleges of Chennai. The colleges have been ranked in order of popularity, teaching faculty, placements, and academic reputation for engineering courses. The Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai ranking has been done to help students decide while choosing colleges. The Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai ranking is the list of top 20 colleges in the city. There are a large number of good colleges in Tamil Nadu. Chennai is one of the dream destinations for engineering aspirants, the Best engineering colleges in Madra list has been separately published here.

Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai

RankCollegeFounded InAll India Rank
1Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT M)19595
2Anna University Chennai, CEG Campus179412
3SRM University- College of Engineering (SRM Univ)198512 (India Today)
4Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute University  (Dr MGR DU)1988NA
5Vels University1992NA
6Indian Maritime University (IMU)2008NA
7Madras Institute of Technology (MIT)1949NA
8Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSNCE)1996NA
9Vel Tech Dr RR Dr SR Technical University1990NA
10Alagappa College of Technology (ACCET)1949NA
11Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College (MSEC)2001NA
12St. Joseph’s College of Engineering1994NA
13Panimalar Engineering College2000NA
14Easwari Engineering College1996NA
15Sri Sai Ram Engineering College1996NA
16Veltech Multitech Dr.Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College1990NA
17Vel Tech High Tech Dr Rangarajan Dr Sakunthala Engineering College1990NA
18SRR Engineering College2002NA
19KCG College of Technology1998NA
20Jerusalem College of Engineering1995NA

List of colleges and institutions affiliated with Anna University in Chennai Region

  • Anna University of Technology, Chennai
  • Anna University College of Engineering Tindivanam
  • Anna University College of Engineering Arani
  • Anna University College of Engineering Kanchipuram.

Other engineering colleges in Chennai

  • Velammal Engineering College, Chennai
  • BS Abdur Rahman University, Chennai
  • Alagappa College of Technology, Chennai
  • Sathyabama University, Chennai
  • Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai
  • Hindustan University, Kelambakkam
  • Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology, Chennai
  • Bharath University, Chennai
  • Anand Institute of Higher Technology, Chennai
  • Aalim Muhammed Salegh College of Engineering, Chennai.

For most of the engineering colleges, admission is through TNEA. TNEA is conducted by Anna University.