Thangavelu Engineering College, Karapakkam (Tamil Nadu), offers undergraduate and postgraduate technical programs along with MBA.

Thangavelu Engineering College

Thangavelu Engineering College, part of Thangavelu Group of Colleges, is located at Karapakkam in Chennai (Tamil Nadu). The college follows the beliefs of Ponniamman Educational Trust and TJ Educational Trust. The technical courses offered by it, at the undergraduate level, are affiliated to Anna University, while the post graduate program in business administration and computer application are affiliated to University of Madras. Further, Thangavelu Engineering College is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and is recognized by Government of Tamil Nadu. The state-of-the-art infrastructure provided by the college facilitates better learning among the aspirants.

Affiliated to: University of Madras, Anna University


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:
B Tech
    Computer Science & Engineering
    Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
    Electronics and Communication Engineering
    Information Technology
    Mechanical Engineering

Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programmes:


BE / B Tech
The candidates should have passed senior secondary examination from a recognized Board, with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate. Relaxation is there for different categories. The qualifying marks of the candidates under different categories are as follows-BC 55%, MBC / DNC 50% total marks in the related subjects and for SC / ST mere pass. Diploma holders can get admission in the First and Second year of BE / B Tech Course through Lateral Entry Scheme.

Post Graduate:
The candidate should possess any bachelorís degree with Business Mathematics / Mathematics / Statistics as a subject of study. Besides, he/she should have taken Mathematics at Intermediate level.

The aspirant should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.
Admission Procedure:

B Tech / BE
The admissions are done through Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission Entrance Examination (TNPCEE) by TNEA Anna University for government quota and Common Entrance Test (CET) by Consortium of self financing Engineering colleges under management quota. Few seats are reserved for AIEEE/CET (State conducted test/University tests)/Association conducted test.

Entrance Test: TNPCEE, AIEEE Exam

Post Graduate:
Selection under government quota is made on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET), conducted by the Anna University, on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu and under management quota; the admissions are done through CET, which is conducted by Consortium of Self-Financing Professional, Arts and Science colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Entrance Test: TANCET
  • Library
  • Laboratory
  • Workshops  
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Transportation
  • Cafeteria
  • Games and sports
  • Computer lab
  • Internet

Contact Address:
Thangavelu Engineering College
IT Highway (Old Mahabalipuram Road),
Karapakkam - 600 096, Tamil Nadu
Phone: +91-44-24501377, 24501045,

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