College of Engineering Guindy offers several courses in science and engineering at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level.

College of Engineering Guindy

The College of Engineering, Guindy completed its 200th anniversary in the year 1994. It 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 today. Even back in the year 1894, it provided B.E. Degree courses in Mechanical Engineering while Electrical Engineering was introduced in 1930. The Telecommunication and Highway Engineering course was introduced in 1945 and the Printing Technology course in 1983.

This college was the first institution in South India to have established a Computer Centre as early as 1963. The academic, research and consultancy activities have been broadened by the college continuously to meet the socio-economic and technological needs of the changing times. It has link-ups with some premier institutions and organizations like USAID, UNCHS, Ford Foundation, European Economic Community and the Governments of Germany and UK. It is also the first college in the country which has its own postage stamp. The Department of Posts has brought out a postage stamp to mark the 200th anniversary of this great institution. The stamp's design shows the building where the college is situated since 1920.

Affiliated to: Anna University


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:
B Tech
    B Tech (Industrial & Production Engineering)
    B Tech (Mining Engineering)
    Civil Engineering
    Computer Science & Engineering
    Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    Electronics and Communication Engineering
    Information Technology

Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programmes:
M Sc
    M Sc (Information Technology)
    M Sc (Mathematics)
M Tech
    M Tech (Control Systems)
    M Tech (Embedded Systems)
    M Tech (Environmental Engineering)
    M Tech (High Voltage Engineering)
    M Tech (Industrial Engineering & Management)
    M Tech (Information Technology)
    M Tech (Power Electronics & Electrical Drives)
    M Tech (Power Systems Engineering)
    M Tech (Software Engineering)
    M Tech (Structural Engineering)
    M Tech (VLSI)


The college offers the following doctorate programme:

  • Science and Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English and Geology


To be eligible, the candidates have to clear 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects.

Post Graduate:
The aspirants should have done BE/BTech in the respective fields with adequate marks.

M Sc
Graduation is must for the Master of Science program.

Candidate should have studied core Mathematics either at 10+2 level or Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Oriented subject as one of the subjects at the degree level.

The candidate must have done Master degree in the respective fields.
Admission Procedure:

Admissions are based on entrance tests conducted by state and central governments for government approved seats while a Common Entrance Test (CET) determines management quota seats

Entrance Test: AIEEE Exam, TNPCEE

Post Graduate:
All the concerned admissions are done through TANCET.

M Sc
Candidates have to qualify Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET).

Candidates have to appear for TANCET Entrance Examination conducted by Anna University, Chennai.

Entrance Test: TANCET
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  • Auditorium
  • Workshops
  • Laboratories

Contact Address:
College of Engineering Guindy
Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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