Thiagarajar College of Engineering Admission 2019- Thiagarajar College of Engineering situated in Madurai, Tamil Nadu offers various undergraduate and post- graduate courses. It is affiliated to Anna University. It offers 8 undergraduate, 13 post- graduate and few research programs also. TCE was ranked 39 among engineering colleges in India by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018 and 95 overall. It has 3 main departments namely Engineering and Technology, Science and Humanities and Architecture which have further sub- divisions. Candidates can check the further details about TCE such as its whereabouts, courses offered, fee structure etc.

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Thiagarajar College of Engineering Admission 2019

  • Establishment: It was established in the year 1957 by Karamuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar.
  • Type: It is a government- aided autonomous college.
  • Area & Location: It is located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India spread over 143 acres. The campus is located near Thirupparankundram on the outskirts of Madurai, 8 kms south- west of the city of Madurai. The campus is located 10 km from Madurai Airport, 8 km away from Madurai Railway Station and is well connected by buses with all the parts of the state.
  • Affiliation: It is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.
  • Facilities: It has indoor courts as well as outdoor courts for different games. It provides hostel accommodation to both men and women. TCE Library provides access range to a wide range of materials, both printed and electronics which includes books, e-books, magazines, video lectures etc. It has a space frame auditorium too.

Courses Offered in TCE

Undergraduate Courses

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Electronic Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Architecture
  • Mechatronics

Post- Graduate Courses

  • Structural Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Communication Systems
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Power System Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Wireless Technologies
  • Control & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Wireless Technologies
  • Control & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Applications
  • Infrastructure Engineering and Mangement
  • Mechatronics
  • Computer Science & Information Security

Doctoral Programmes

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering

Seat Intake

Undergraduate Courses

Courses Total number of seats available
Civil Engineering 120
Mechanical Engineering 120
Electrical and Electronic Engineering 120
Electronics and Communication Engineering 120
Computer Science and Engineering 120
Information Technology 120
Architecture 80
Mechatronics 60

Post- Graduate Courses

Courses Total number of seats available
Structural Engineering 25
Power System Engineering 25
Communication Systems 25
Manufacturing Engineering 25
Industrial Engineering 18
Computer Science & Engineering 25
Wireless Technologies 18
Control & Instrumentation Engineering 18
Environmental Engineering 18
Computer Applications 60
Infrastructure Engineering & Management 18
Mechatronics 18
Computer Science & Information Security 18

Admission Process of Thiagarajar College of Engineering

Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Courses

Students who want to pursue the courses at Undergraduate Level will have to match certain eligibility criteria in order to take admission. The criteria are given below:

TCE offers admission to the students for all the courses under the curriculum of Anna University.

The admission will be based on Merit-Based System. In other words, candidates should have completed Higher Senior Secondary Examination conducted by the Department of Education, Government of Tamil Nadu.

Eligibility Criteria of B.Tech Lateral Entry

The students who possess a Diploma in Engineering/ Technology awarded by the State Board of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu or its equivalent are eligible to apply for Lateral Entry admission to the third semester of B.E./ B.Tech degree programme as per Tamil Nadu Govt. norms.

Eligibility Courses of Post- Graduate Courses

Candidates should note that the admission in Masters in Engineering (M.E.) will also be done under the curriculum of Anna University. The eligibility criteria for PG Courses is specified below:

Candidates must have a Graduate Degree in the respective course or branch of Engineering / Technology from a recognized university.

Those candidates who have appeared in the following examinations are eligible to take admission in Post- Graduate Programmes.

Candidates who have appeared in TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) for M.E. Degree Programmes.


Candidates who have appeared in GATE can also apply for Post- Graduate Programmes.

Important Information: It is to be kept in mind that for all the candidates to appear for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) conducted by Anna University in order to take admission in Thiagarajar College of Engineering.

Fee Structure of Thiagarajar College of Engineering

B.Tech Courses

College Fees per year: Rs 16850

  • General Category and SC/ ST= Rs 11850/-
  • First Graduate= Rs 7850

B.E. Civil, Mechanical, EEE, ECE, CSE & IT

College Fee per year: Rs 66,650

B.E. Mechatronics

College Fee per year: Rs 61,650

Programmes General Category First Graduate
B.E. Civil, Mechanical, EEE, ECE, CSE & IT Rs 61,650 Rs 41,650
SC/ ST Rs 65,650 Rs 45,650
BE Mechatronics Rs 56,650 Rs 36,650
SC/ ST Rs 60,650 Rs 40,650

Fee Structure for M.E. Courses

Programmes Odd Semester Even Semester
Aided (Structural Engg., Power System Engg., Industrial Engg.,) Rs 23250 Rs 10500
Self- Finance (Environmental Engg., Control & Instrumentation Engg., Manufacturing Engg., Communication System., Wireless Technologies., Computer Science & Engineering., Mechatronics, Infrastructure Engg. and Management, Computer Science and Information Security, Architecture) Rs 48650 Rs 43000

Scholarship offered at Thiagarajar College of Engineering

Alumni Scholarships:

  • TSK Memorial Scholarship
  • Shri Priya Mahesh Scholarship
  • Subramanian Scholarship
  • Rukmini Shanmugam Endowment Scholarship
  • Meenakshi Srinivasan Endowment
  • Urmila Mahendru Babu Scholarship- 1964 EEE Alumni
  • PV Shanmugam Scholarship- 1980 Mechanical Alumni
  • Tce Alumni Charitable Trust Scholarship
  • G17 Alumni Scholarship- 1966, 1967 and 1968 Alumni
  • Isaichelvan Memorial Scholarship- 1978 Civil Alumni
  • Pannaikadu Veerammal Paramasivam Endowment Scholarship- 1962 Civil Alumni

Placement Records of Thiagarajar College of Engineering

Candidates can check the list of companies who visit every year to the Institute to provide job opportunities. The list is given below:

  1. Amazon
  2. Accenture
  3. HCL
  4. HP
  5. Infosys
  6. IBM
  7. Microsoft
  8. Siemens
  9. Wipro
  10. Yahoo
  11. TATA Consultancy Services
  12. Verizon
  13. Thought Works


Thiagarajar College of Engineering
Madurai 625015
Tamil Nadu, India
Telephone Number: +91 452 2482240, 2482241, 2482242
E-mail: [email protected]

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