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Kongu Engineering College: Ranking, Courses, Admission, Placement, Scholarship

Last updated on August 25th, 2021

Kongu Engineering College was set and established in the beautiful scenic district of Erode located in the State of Tamil Nadu.

The college started in the year 1984 initially offered only Engineering courses and after 1990 started providing Bachelors in Technology related courses as well. Now the college offers courses in Humanities and Science categories along with Management courses in MBA and MCA.

The students who wish to enroll into Kongu Engineering College should have cleared 10th and 12th from any State Government authorized or Central Government authorized board of higher education.

NIRF ranked Kongu Engineering College at 135th place in the “Engineering” category. NAAC accredited Kongu Engineering College with A grade. NBA has certified Kongu Engineering College as ISO 9001 – 2000.

Kongu Engineering College: Highlights

The table below features all the basic and formal details with regard to Kongu Engineering College.

Established / Type 1984 / Private – Autonomous
Affiliated to Anna University
Accredited by NAAC and NBA
Accredited as NAAC accredited A grade NBA certified ISO 9001 – 2000
Eligibility Anna University Counselling
Courses offered Engineering, Technology, Humanities, Science and Management
Application mode Online
Campus area 167 Acres
Facilities available Hostels, Libraries, Canteens, Women Development Cell, Industry Institute Partnership Cell, Publication Cell, Photography Club, Aero – Modeling Club
Other facilities Bank and ATM, Post Office, Amenity Centre, Ambulance, Wi-Fi, Dispensary
Top Recruiters Cognizant, Wipro, ZOHO, Infosys, Accenture, Huawei, TATA Consultancy Services, HP, TVS, Tech Mahindra, Britannia, ITC Limited, Bosch, Polaris, Hyundai, Larsen and Toubro, Hatsun, Renault Nissan
Official website https://kongu.ac.in/index.php

Kongu Engineering College: Ranking

The Kongu Engineering College in the year of 2020 achieved various accolades of ranking from many bodies and magazines. The following table establishes those details.

BODY / MAGAZINE RANKING/ RATING CATEGORY
NIRF 135 Engineering
NAAC A Grade
THE WEEK 2 Best Self Financing Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu
THE WEEK 14 Best Private Engineering Colleges in South Zone
THE WEEK 27 Best Private Engineering Colleges in India
OUTLOOK 4 Self-Financing Colleges in Tamil Nadu
OUTLOOK 38 All India level including IITs and NITs
INDIA TODAY 9 Self-Financing Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu
INDIA TODAY 77 Top Engineering Colleges in India

Kongu Engineering College: Courses Offered

The college started in the year 1984 initially offered only Engineering courses and after 1990 started providing Bachelors in Technology related courses and later covered many other streams of studies as well. The following table establishes a clear picture about every course offered in Kongu Engineering College.

Type Courses Eligibility/ Duration
Bachelor of Engineering Civil, Mechanical, Electronics and Communication, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Instrumentation, Mechatronics, Automobile
  • Eligibility: 10+2 (PCM)
  • Duration: 4 years
Bachelor of Technology Chemical Engineering, Information Technology, Food Technology
  • Eligibility: 10+2 (PCM)
  • Duration: 4 years
Bachelor of Science Computer Systems and Design, Information Systems, Software Systems
  • Eligibility: 10+2
  • Duration: 3 years
Master of Engineering Engineering Design, Computer Science, Applied Electronics, Construction Engineering and Management, CAD / CAM, VLSI Design, Mechatronics, Control and Instrumentation, Communication Systems, Power Electronics and Drives, Embedded System, Structural Engineering,
  • Eligibility: BTech (in relevant subject)
  • Duration: 2 years
Master of Technology Chemical Engineering, Information Technology, Information and Cyber Warfare, Food Technology
  • Eligibility: BTech (in relevant subject)
  • Duration: 2 years
Master of Science Software Systems
  • Eligibility: B.Sc (in relevant subject)
  • Duration: 2 years
Management MBA / MCA
  • Eligibility: BTech/ B.Com/B.Sc/BA (in relevant subject)
  • Duration: 2 years

Kongu Engineering College: Admissions

The Admissions of the college take place after the Anna University counseling process is over.

  1. The students who have their seats allocated through the counseling process will have to download the application forms from the college’s official website.
  2. The filled out forms will have to be submitted to the college along with the necessary documents.
  3. The course fees will have to be paid online through the official portal of the college.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria are simple and straight as Kongu Engineering College is an autonomous college and affiliated to Anna University.

For UG Courses

  1. The students who wish to enroll into Kongu Engineering College should have cleared 10th and 12th from any State Government authorized or Central Government authorized board of higher education.
  2. They then have to apply for the counseling process conducted by the Anna University.
  3. Once the eligible students as per Anna University’s cut off mark process receive their counseling call letters, they have to attend the counseling.
  4. Then the student’s seat is allocated based on seat availability.

For PG Courses

  1. The students should have passed their Bachelor courses from either Anna University or Anna University affiliated colleges.
  2. They then have to apply for the counseling process conducted by the Anna University.
  3. Once the eligible students as per Anna University’s cut off mark process receive their counseling call letters, they have to attend the counseling.
  4. Then the student’s seat is allocated based on seat availability.

Kongu Engineering College: Placements

Kongu Engineering College has its own separate placement cell to train and mold students as per industry requirements so that they cultivate that confidence and strength to face the interviews to get settled in jobs.

  1. The placement cell was set up by the college in the year of 1998.
  2. The cell interacts with top rated industries and companies in order to organize campus interviews for job placements for eligible students from the final year of their studies.
  3. The placement cell also arranges for internships for students to get real time experience and exposure about industry standards and expectations.

The top recruiters for Kongu Engineering College are:

Cognizant Bosch TATA Consultancy Services
Wipro Polaris HP
ZOHO Hyundai TVS
Infosys Larson and Toubro Tech Mahindra
Accenture Hatsun Britannia
Huawei Renault Nissan ITC Limited

Kongu Engineering College: Scholarships

Kongu Engineering College supports and provides students both public or Government funded scholarships and the private ones as well.

  1. 15 students under sports quota are eligible for full free education and free boarding.
  2. Eligible students can access the PM Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir Students.

Kongu Engineering College: Facilities

The college is well equipped not only for providing quality education to all but also both in sports and in extra-curricular activities making sure the students are staying healthy and in a positive frame of mind.

  1. Accommodation: The college has more than 5 separate hostels for boys and girls. The Kongu College of Engineering has constructed its own staff quarters for faculties and teachers to stay and be accommodated.
  2. Transportation: Kongu Engineering College has well organized transportation system with 83 buses keeping all important places surrounding the college well connected with the premises.
  3. Training: Kongu Engineering College runs an Industry Institute Partnership Cell which undertakes Testing, Training, Consultancy and Energy auditing for Industries which provides significant level of exposure to students and even faculties.
  4. Research: The college has established a Research and Development (R&D) cell to promote and as well as monitor and administer research programs offered by Anna University in Chennai. Totally 16 research and development centres are present in the college premises which comprises of faculties and students not only from Kongu Engineering College but also from various other colleges who are interested in participating in research programs and develop their experience and knowledge in their respective fields of study.
  5. Library: Well-stocked library with many books, manuscripts, e-contents, research papers. The library has its own intranet access so students can check the availability of books and contents for borrowing. The library has a total of 78,126 books under 24,098 titles and under the periodicals category has 247 journals and 70 magazines.
  6. Other Facilities: Ambulance service organized by the college management. They run their own amenity centre for students and staffs. Indoor stadiums with Badminton and Tennis courts. Well-equipped canteens and food courts. KVB bank, ATM and post office within the college premises for easy student access. Wi-Fi facility throughout the college campus for students to access in order gain knowledge and access study content from where ever they are.

Kongu Engineering College: Faculty

Kongu Engineering College has well versed and a competent team of faculties and staff members who function with the principle motto of providing quality education to all and creating excellence for tomorrow’s society and the country.

  1. A team comprising of 530 faculties.
  2. 210 faculties among them are Ph.D. holders,

Kongu Engineering College: FAQs

Ques – What type of college is Kongu Engineering College?

Last updated on May 24th, 2021

Ans – Kongu Engineering College is a private owned autonomous college affiliated with the Anna University.

Ques – What accreditations does KEC hold?

Last updated on May 24th, 2021

Ans – KEC holds NAAC accredited “A” grade and NBA certified ISO 9001 – 2000.

Ques – What courses does KEC provide?

Last updated on May 24th, 2021

Ans – KEC provides courses across the Engineering, Technology, Humanities, Science and Management streams.

Ques – What is the dress code for students within KEC?

Last updated on May 24th, 2021

Ans – Female students are allowed to wear only churidhar with dhupatta or saree with black or brown shoes while male students are allowed to wear shirts and trousers with decent designs.

Ques – How is seat selection done to enroll into KEC?

Last updated on May 24th, 2021

Ans – As the KEC is affiliated to Anna University, the seat allotment is done through Anna University’s counseling mode for eligible students and candidates.