TOP 10 ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN TAMILNADU
The ranking is based on the results of 2004 semester examinations in B.E/B.Tech in 227 affiliated colleges of Anna University. I think this could be a useful source of information to decide on the college to join. The autonomous colleges are not included in the ranking list. The colleges are written from top (First) with a number indicating its rank.
1. Amirta Institute of Technology and Science, Coimbatore.
(But now it is a deemed university)
2. A.C.College of Technology, Karaikudi.
3. Kongu College of Engineering, Preundurai, Erode.
3. Sri Siva Subramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai.
3. Velammal Engineering College, Chennai.
4. Kumaraguru College of Engineering ,Coimbatore.
5. Sri Krishna College of Engineering, Coimbatore.
6. Velammal Engineering College, Chennai.
7. Mepco Schlenk College of Engineering, Sivakasi.
8. Siva Subramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kalavakkam.
9. The Bannari Amman College of Engineering, Sathyamangalam, Erode Dt.
10. Institute of Road Transport, Erode.
Further, among "top 25 colleges", only eight are from Chennai and nearby areas.
Source: Anna University and The Hindu, Chennai.