Admissions 2018

College of Engineering Admission 2018

College of Engineering Admissionn 2018


CEG was established in May of 1794, as a School of Survey with one student in a building near Fort St. George. Founded by Michael Topping, the school became the Civil Engineering School in 1858. Subsequently, CEG was established as a college in 1859 under the Madras University. It was then rechristened as College of Engineering in 1861 with the inclusion of the Mechanical Engineering course.

About us

Located in the heart of Chennai city, the sprawling campus of the College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG) with cutting edge infrastructure has been the foundation for many a successful engineer, scholar, and leader. The University offers 18 UG, 35 PG (Regular) and 34 PG Self-supporting courses. CEG has 16 Departments, 6 University Affiliated Centres, and 12 Research Centres where research programs are offered. With close ties with industry, excellent research practices and multiple extra-curricular options, the institution advances the progression of the student’s quest for knowledge. The faculty along with the excellent student population makes the campus one of the best places to study in the nation.

College of Engineering Admissions 2018




The CEG Library provides students with access to a vast collection of books and journals, in the order of over 1.5 lakh, and digital learning services. The library also offers access to a range of exclusive e-books and e-journals, which can be accessed in the library through the Digital Knowledge Centre.Besides the central library, the various academic departments have their own libraries that expand the availability of department-specific books available to their students.

The University Library, which has been established in the year 1978 gained autonomy from December 2000. It is housed in a three storeyed new Building located at the eastern side in the main campus. The total area of the Library building is about 4122 sq.m. 30 video cameras are placed at strategic points in the library for surveillance. The MIT campus also has a library of area 1256 sq.m. Around 10,157 registered uses are in access of the library. Many knowledge-based services like that of Reference, Bibliography, MALIBNET service., DELNET, Reprography, CD-ROM Databases, Internet browsing and e-services are provided by the library for its users.

Health Centre

With experienced doctors and staff on call, aided by modern lab equipments, CEG’s Health Centre is equipped to handle the medical needs of the students. Consultation is free for all the students and employees. Additionally, an ambulance service is available to attend to emergencies. The health centre is also responsible for conducting comprehensive health checks for the benefit of the students of CEG.

Student Facilities and Services

  • Wifi:

CEG provides campus-wide, high-speed WiFi services for students to stay connected to the Internet and be an active part of the digital age.

Student Amenities Centre:

The SAC provides several services to fulfill student needs that include facilities to take printouts, photocopies, as well as to do their laundry.

Co-Operative Society:

Initiated between the government of Tamil Nadu and CEG, the Co-Op Society has made it possible for all students to avail their basic stationary items and other academic paraphernalia at a subsidised rate.

Travel Agency

The on-campus travel agency provides a convenient facility for students’ travel needs, whether it be bus, train or air tickets.

Banking Facilities

A number of banks and ATMs are located around the college to satisfy the banking requirements of the students and faculty alike.

Sports Facilities

  • large open playgrounds
  • athletic tracks
  • courts and arenas
  • gymnasiums
  • swimming pool

Dining Facilities

  • the CEG Canteen
  • cafeterias
  • restaurants

On-campus stores

  • the co-operative store
  • departmental stores
  • shoe mart
  • stationary stores

Other facilities

  • barber shop
  • tailors
  • STD/ISD booths


UGC have accredited Anna University with Five Star Status in 2002 which is the highest rating

Courses offered


Faculty of Civil Engineering

B.E Civil Engineering

B.E Geo Informatics

B.E Agricultural and Irrigation

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

B.E Mechanical Engineering

B.E Industrial Engineering

B.E Manufacturing Engineering

B.E Mining Engineering

B.E Prining Technology

B.E Manufacturing Engineering

Faculty of Electrical Engineering

B.E Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Faculty of Information and Communication

B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.E Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

B.E Biomedical Engineering


Faculty of Civil Engineering

M.E. Structural Engineering

M.E. Construction Engineering and Management

M.E. Irrigation Water Management

M.E. Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering

M.E. Environmental Engineering

M.E. Transportation Engineering

M.E. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

M.E. Environmental Management

M.E. Remote Sensing and Geomatics

M.E. Integrated Water Resources Management

M.Tech. Coastal Management

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

M.E. Internal Combustion Engineering

M.E. Energy Engineering

M.E. Computer Integrated Manufacturing

M.E. Thermal Engineering (with specialization in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)

M.E. Engineering Design

M.E. Industrial Engineering

M.E. Manufacturing Engineering

M.E. Mechatronics

M.E. Manufacturing Systems and Management

M.E. Product Design and Development

M.E. Quality Engineering Management

M.E. Computer Aided Design

M.E. Printing and Packaging Technology

M.E. Solar Energy

M.E. Green Manufacturing (with specialization in Green Manufacturing Engineering)

Faculty of Electrical Engineering

M.E. Power Systems Engineering

M.E. Power Electronics and Drives

M.E. Embedded System Technologies

M.E. High Voltage Engineering

M.E. Control and Instrumentation Engineering

M.E. Instrumentation Engineering

M.E. Power Engineering and Management

Faculty of Information and Communication

M.E. Computer Science and Engineering

M.E. Software Engineering

M.E. Communication Systems

M.E.VLSI Design

M.E. Medical Electronics

M.E. Multimedia Technology

M.E. Bio Medical Engineering

M.E. Communication and Networking

M.E. Avionics

M.E. Applied Electronics

  1. Tech. Information Technology
  2. Tech. Laser and Electro Optical Engineering

M.E. Systems Engineering and Operations Research

Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.)

M.E. Computer Science and Engineering (Specialization in Big Data Analytics)

M.E. Wireless Technologies

M.E. VLSI Design and Embedded Systems.

Why join College of Engineering

UGC recognized

  • MOUs with National and International Universities/industries such as TCS, Accenture,Ryerson University for trainings, student exchange etc.
  • Various research papers have been published in National and International journals by faculty
  • Association with Ministry of IT – Govt. of India for Anna University Knowledge Data Centre (AUKDC)
  • Separate Centre for Entrepreneurship Development to promote entrepreneurial activities
  • Separate Centre of IPR which organizes short-term intellectual property modules, seminars, workshops and conferences

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  • Separate Centre for University – Industry Collaboration that takes care of all the placement activities in the campus
  • Conducts Tamil Nadu State Level Placement Programme for the benefit of all the Engineering colleges affiliated to it
  • Arranging industrial visits for students
  • Provides project internship and facilitates research fellowships from industries
  • Enables the students to get placed in reputed companies with decent cost to the company (CTC)
  • Conducts soft skill development and competency building programmes to the students to increase their employability skills
  • MoU’s with various Industries and Research and Development establishments which enables the students to get internship training, placement, industrial readiness, professional competencies and also soft skills development
  • Arranges programs for the benefit of the students on improving communication skills, assertiveness, developing leadership qualities and motivation
  • In past students have been placed with salary ranging from Rs.20,000/- to Rs.1,00,000/- per month

Admission procedure


The admission to UG programmes is purely based on the marks obtained in the Higher Secondary examinations.

 Admission Process

The admission notice is published in all the leading news papers and in the University website. The admission of students to all the programmes is through a Single Window Admission System, administered by Anna University. The higher secondary marks are scaled to 200, based on which the merit list/ ranks are released. Counseling is conducted based upon the ranking.

Institute admits students in its undergraduate B.E/B.Tech programs through TNEA

College of Engineering Entrance Exam

About the Exam:

Anna University will conduct TNEA 2018 counselling for admission to UG engineering programmes at participating universities tentatively in last week of June. Admission to engineering programmes will be based on marks obtained by candidates in PCM in the qualifying examination. No separate entrance exam will be held. To account for variations in difficulty level of different state boards to that of the State Board of Tamil Nadu, the marks obtained by other state candidates will be normalized. Additionally, the total marks will be reduced to 200 (from 300) for preparing the merit list. Candidates who meet the cutoff of TNEA 2018 will be called for counselling round. Counselling of TNEA will be single window process.

TNEA Important Dates 2018

The important dates of TNEA 2018 will include all the events related to the undergraduate engineering admission process and the dates corresponding to them. TNEA important dates 2018 will update candidates about events like tentatively ending of online registration apart from keep them up to date with the counselling schedule once it is available.

Important Dates of TNEA 2018

S.No Events Tentative Dates
1 Start of Online Registration First week of May, 2018
2 Deadline for completing Online Registration Last week of May, 2018
3 Last date to submit filled-in Online Applications First week of June, 2018
4 Assigning of Random Number Third week of June, 2018
5 Declaration of Rank List Fourth week of June, 2018
6 Counselling starts Last week of June, 2018

TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2018

Candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed by Anna University to be considered for admission to any of the participating institutes of TNEA 2018. The list of criteria are mentioned below:


  • Candidates from Tamil Nadu (TN) who have passed VIII-XII in the state can apply and needn’t enclose certificate of nativity.
  • Candidates native to TN but who have passed VIII-XII in some other state must enclose nativity certificate.
  • Children of Central Govenmnt Employees can also apply provided their parents have been working in TN for past five years.
  • Candidates who have studied VIII-XII in the state of TN are eligible and don’t need to enclose Nativity Certificate.

Qualifying Exam

Candidates need to have passed HSC or any equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The category-wise minimum aggregate % of marks required in the three subjects is given below:

Category Minimum % of marks in aggregate in PCM
General 50
Backward Class including Backward Class Muslims 45
MBC and DNC 40

Age Limit:

Candidate who are applying to Marine Engineering mustn’t be older than 25 years on the last day of submission of online application deadline.

TNEA 2018 Eligibility Criteria for other state candidates:

Under the other-state quota, candidates who are Indian citizens but not a native of Tamil Nadu can apply.

Qualifying Exam and Marks: Candidates need to score a minimum of 50% aggerate marks in PCM taken together (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) in HSc or equivalent exam.

TNEA Application Form 2018

The application form of TNEA 2018 will be available only in online mode. After filling in the online registration of TNEA application form 2018, the candidate will have to send printout of the completed online application in person or by post to:

Secretary, TNEA, Anna University,
Chennai – 600 025

The application form must be accompanied by photocopies of relevant certificates and photographs and must reach the above mentioned address on or before the last date. The registration fee must be paid only online. Candidates must pay the registration fee as per the category they belong to, or else their applications will be rejected.

When filling the application form of TNEA 2018, care must be taken to enter only genuine information. The TNEA application form 2018 will include fields like education details and personal details. Also, when uploading any documents, the candidate must conform to the prescribed format.

TNEA Reservation of Seats 2018

Allotment of undergraduate engineering seats through TNEA 2018 will be done under seven categories. These seven categories and the percentage of seats reserved per category are outlined in the table below:

Reservation of Seats TNEA 2018

Category Percentage of seats reserved
Open Competition (OC) 31
Backward Class (BC) 26
Backward Class Muslim (BCM) 3.5
Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC & DNC 20
Scheduled Caste 15
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) 3
Scheduled Tribes 1

TNEA Rank List 2018 and Random Number

The rank list of TNEA 2018 will be available tentatively in the third week of June for those candidates who have successfully completed the online registration process. For preparing the rank or merit list of TNEA 2018, the marks obtained in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry in the qualifying examination would be considered. Also, rank list of TNEA 2018 would be prepared based on total marks of 200 (Mathematics – 100, Physics + Chemistry – 100). In case two or more candidates score the same marks in the common merit list, the inter-se-merit of the the candidates would be decided in a following order of priority:

  1. Percentage of marks obtained in Mathematics
  2. Percentage of marks in Physics
  3. Percentage of marks in the fourth optional subject
  4. Age of the candidate (the older candidate will be given prefernce)
  5. Random number assigned (higher number will be placed higher in merit list of TNEA 2018)

The common merit list would include the name and ranking of the shorlisted candidates. To check their random numbers, the candidate will have to log in using their registered email ID and password.

In case of Other State candidates, the 4th condition (age the candidate) will be the last condition for deciding inter-se merit. Also, the rank list will include the overall rank, region wise rank and community-wise rank of the candidate.

TNEA Cutoff 2018

The TNEA 2018 cutoff is the minimum rank a candidate needs to score to be in eligible for seat allotment. The cutoff of TNEA 2018 would be available for the specific college, community code (SC, ST, OC, etc.), and branch. The check the TNEA cutoff 2018, the candidate will have to go to the cutoff portal and select the relevant fields. The candidate, typically, would be required to enter three mandatory – district, college name, and branch, and one non-mandatory field – community code. Candidates who score the cutoff of TNEA 2018 will have to counselling round. When preparing the cutoff of TNEA 2018 factors like the number of candidates applying for admisison, previous years’ cutoff trends, and marks obtained by the candidates in qualifying exams will be taken into consideration.

TNEA Counselling 2018

The counselling of TNEA 2018 will be carried out according to merit and category-wise reservation of seats. Higher ranked candidates will be called for counselling of TNEA 2018 first and have more options to choose from. Candidates can pick their choices of branches and colleges from the available options at the time of counselling. Counselling will be held in offline mode and the candidate has to be present in person. If the candidate is unable to attend counselling for some unavoidable reasons, the parent of the candidate is allowed to attend counselling on behalf of the candidate.

Candidates who get shortlisted for counselling of TNEA 2018 have to pay the counselling fee either through Cash or DD. On the day of counselling, the candidate must also bring along originals of all relevant documents.

TNEA Seat Allotment 2018

The allotment of seats for TNEA 2018 will conducted in the order of merit. Also, when allotting seats category-wise rank of the candidate will be considered for filling seats reserved for candidates belonging to the state of Tamil Nadu. The choices entered by the candidate during counselling will also be taken into account. Once a candidate is allotted a seat, the candidate can go ahead and pay the remaining tuition fee.

For allocation of seats under other-state quota, the table showing the number of seats reserved for different regions will be followed.

TNEA 2018 seat allocation for other state candidates

University/Institute Region Number of Seats
General SC/ST
Anna University, Chennai-25 Northern 9 2
Eastern 9 2
Western 9 2
Southern 12 4
Kashmiri Migrant 1

If there are no applicant under Kashmiri Migrant quota, it will be reverted to Northern Region quota.

Contact details

Address: Sardar Patel Road,

Guindy, Chennai,

Tamil Nadu  600025

Phone044 2235 7004

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