Admissions 2018

Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering Admission 2019

Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering Admission 2019   

Established in 1998

About us

Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology (MCET) is a self – financing educational institution situated in Pollachi, Coimbatore District. MCET is the vision of Arutchelvar Dr. N. Mahalingam, whose determination and dynamism made possible the realization of this institution of excellence. MCET was established in 1998 to commemorate the 75th Birthday of this great visionary Arutchelvar Dr. N. Mahalingam.

Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering Admission 2018


Campus Amenities & Facilites

Campus Amenities

  • Reprographic facilities.
  • Seminar Halls.
  • Yoga & Meditation Center.
  • Canteen & Cafeteria.
  • Student Service Center.
  • Driving School.
  • NIA Book depot.
  • Computerized Library.
  • Communication Lab.
  • Guest House.
  • Multi Gym.
  • Recreation facilities.
  • Transport facilities.
  • Computing Facilities.
  • Internet Browsing Center.
  • Post office.
  • NIA Travel Desk.
  • Swami Vivekanandar Mahatma Gandhi Study Centre.

ITeS – Hardware Maintenance Team

A separate team has been established for maintaining the systems and peripherals in our campus. With this team, any problem relating computers in our campus is being resolved in a short span of time. Also preventive maintenance schedule is being taken up by this team which avoids future problems.

Stock Maintenance

In an institution like Dr.MCET with nearly a 1800 system at present in various labs, it is a must to maintain and verify the tractability of each computer in the campus. A team of 5 persons who periodically take physical stock and condition of each computer which enables the whole system to move smoothly.

Software Maintenance Team

This team involves about 6 persons who are efficient software engineers who are in responsible for developing websites, creating new software maintaining databases etc.


A well furnished hostel is available for men and women separately. It can accommodate 1410 men and 714 women students. Single, double and multi member rooms are available in the hostel. The rooms are well furnished and facilities like fan, tube light, cupboard etc., are provided for the comfortable living to the residents. Vegetarian food, on dividing basis is made available in the mess with modern kitchen and furnished dining hall.

Facilities like Internet browsing, Library and Reading room, Medical Facilities, Laundry, Hair Dressing facilities, Inbuilt Canteen, Xerox Centre etc. are available for the convenience of the students staying in the hostel. The Hostel administration is carried out by the Warden with the assistance of a Deputy Warden. Resident proctors are available for guidance and counseling to the students.

  • 6 A/C seminar halls with 200 capacity each
  • Book depot
  • Bank
  • ATM
  • Post office
  • Reprographic and photo centre



Secured 1st Rank in District Wise and 3rd Rank in state for academic performance among 525 colleges affiliated Anna Universiy in 2014.

Courses Offered

Engineering and Technology (4 Years)

B.E – Mechanical Engineering – 120

B.E – Electronics and Communication Engineering – 120

B.E – Electrical & Electronics Engineering – 120

B.E – Computer Science & Engineering – 120

B.E – Automobile Engineering – 120

B.Tech – Information Technology – 120

B.E – Civil Engineering – 60

B.E – Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering – 60

PG Programmes

M.E ( CAD/CAM ) – 18

M.E ( Applied Electronics ) – 18

M.E ( Computer Science and Engineering ) – 18

M.E (Communication Systems) – 18

M.E (Structural Engineering) – 18

MCA – Master of Computer Applications ( 3 yrs) – 60

Research Programmes ( Ph.D)

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Why join Dr Mahalingam Engineering College

  • Consistent placement record
  • Scholarships for deserving students
  • Autonomous institute
  • Courses affiliated to Anna University and approved by AICTE
  • Grade ‘A’ accredited by NAAC
  • NBA accredited for B.E. in ME, ECE, CSE, IC, IT and EEE
  • Remote centre of IIT Bombay
  • Collaboration with educational institutions, corporates in India and abroad.

Dr Mahalingam Engineering College Fees Structure 2019


  • Active and dynamic placement cell which organizes:
    • Mock test
    • Industrial visit
    • Personality development programme
    • On campus interview

Admission procedure:

For B.E/B.Tech

  • The candidates have to pass 10+2 or equivalent qualifying examination from a recognized Board.
  • For admission into B.E. and B. Tech programs, the candidates must have secured 60% marks in Mathematics and 60% in Physics and Chemistry taken together and aggregate of 140/200 in all the above subjects taken together.
  • The applicants are required to meet domicile requirements of the state as laid down by the respective Admitting Authorities for admission to their Professional programs.
  • The upper age limit for the candidate is 21 years as on 1st July of the year of admission

Diploma Candidates for Lateral Entry Direct Second year to B.E/B.Tech Courses

Candidates should have passed the Qualifying Diploma examination in Engineering/ Technology in the relevant branch of specialization conducted by the State Board of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination recognized by Anna University Chennai.

For Master of Computer Applications (MCA)


A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration with mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate level and obtained at least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.

  1. a) 10+2+3/4 years Pattern
    (b) 10+3 years diploma + 3 years Pattern
    (c) (i) 10+2+AMIE*
    (ii) 10+3 Years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE.*

(Lateral Entry)

A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration in BCA, B.Sc. (Information Technology / Computer Science) with mathematics as a course at 10+2 level or at Graduate level and obtained at least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying
degree examinations.

(a) 10+2+3 years Pattern

Candidates with section ‘A’ & ‘B’ certificates and other similar certificate of professional bodies or societies (e.g. A.M.I.E.) recognised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India are considered to be equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Degree holders only with 2 years regular full time Teaching / Industrial experience in the relevant field after successful completion of the course including project work. An experience certificate is to be produced by the candidates.

For Master of Engineering (M.E)

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the relevant field and obtained at least 50% ( 45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category ) at the qualifying examination.

  1. No


Computer Aided Design/ Computer Aided Manufacturing


B.E. / B.Tech ( Mechanical Engg. / Automobile Engg. / Manufacturing Engg. orTech. / Production Engg.or Tech. / Aerospace Tech. / Industrial Engg. / Mechatronics / Marine Engg. / Aeronautical Engg. )

2.Applied Electronics

B.E. / B.Tech. (Electrical and Electronics Engg. / Electronics and Communication Engg. / Electronics Engg. / Electronics and Instrumentation Engg. / Instrumentation and Control Engg. / Instrumentation Engg. / Biomedical Engg. / Biomedical Instrumentation Engg. / Medical Electronics )

3.Computer Science & Engineering

B.E. / B.Tech. ( Electronics and Communication Engg. / Information Technology / Computer Science and Engg. / Software Engineering)

M.Sc. [5 years integrated] ( Information Technology / Computer Science / Software Engineering )

B.Sc. [3 years] ( Information Technology / Computer Science ) and M.Sc. [2 years] ( Information Technology / Computer Science )

M.C.A [10+2+3+3] years Pattern

M.C.A Lateral Entry [2 Years] after 10+2+3 Years degree in B.C.A or B.Sc. ( Information Technology / Computer Science )

4.Structural Engineering

B.E. / B.Tech. (Civil Engg.)

5.Communication Systems

B.E. / B.Tech. ( Electronics and Communication Engg. / Electronics Engg. )

Eligibility conditions such as the minimum percentage of marks/ CGPA obtained by the candidate in the qualifying examination shall be as prescribed by the university from time to time.

Dr Mahalingam Engineering College Entrance exam

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

About the Exam:

Anna University will conduct TNEA 2019 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 2019

The important dates of TNEA 2019 will include all the events related to the undergraduate engineering admission process and the dates corresponding to them. TNEA important dates 2019 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 2019

S.No Events Tentative Dates
1 Start of Online Registration First week of May, 2019
2 Deadline for completing Online Registration Last week of May, 2019
3 Last date to submit filled-in Online Applications First week of June, 2019
4 Assigning of Random Number Third week of June, 2019
5 Declaration of Rank List Fourth week of June, 2019
6 Counselling starts Last week of June, 2019

TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed by Anna University to be considered for admission to any of the participating institutes of TNEA 2019. 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 2019 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 2019

The application form of TNEA 2019 will be available only in online mode. After filling in the online registration of TNEA application form 2019, 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 2019, care must be taken to enter only genuine information. The TNEA application form 2019 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 2019

Allotment of undergraduate engineering seats through TNEA 2019 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 2019

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 2019 and Random Number

The rank list of TNEA 2019 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 2019)

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 2019

The TNEA 2019 cutoff is the minimum rank a candidate needs to score to be in eligible for seat allotment. The cutoff of TNEA 2019 would be available for the specific college, community code (SC, ST, OC, etc.), and branch. The check the TNEA cutoff 2019, 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 2019 will have to counselling round. When preparing the cutoff of TNEA 2019 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 2019

The counselling of TNEA 2019 will be carried out according to merit and category-wise reservation of seats. Higher ranked candidates will be called for counselling of TNEA 2019 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 2019 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 2019

The allotment of seats for TNEA 2019 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 2019 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 Us

Dr.Mahalingam College of Engineering & Technology,

NPT – MCET Campus, Udumalai Road,

Pollachi-642 003. Coimbatore – District, Tamilnadu, India

Contact : 04259-236030

E-mail :

Website :

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