Agni College of Technology (ACT), Chennai, best Anna University affiliated Engineering College in Chennai, is ranked 38th out of 540 colleges in Tamil Nadu. The college has recently placed 188 students in top recruiting companies like Tata Consultancy Services, Health Watch Telediagnostics Pvt. Ltd., CSS Corp. Pvt. Ltd., Sutherland Global, IEQS, and Future General Total Insurance. The average salary package offered at ACT Chennai is INR 3 LPA and the highest salary package offered is up to INR 12 LPA.

Agni College of Technology, Chennai offers B.E. and B.Tech to Undergraduate, M.E., and M.Tech to Postgraduate, and Ph.D. degrees to research students with various specializations in the streams of Engineering. ACT gives admission to students on the basis of merits in the qualifying exams and entrance exam scores. The cut off for the admission falls around 4696-6970 for the TNEA.

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ACT Highlights

Established | Type 2001 | Private
Affiliated to  Anna University, Chennai
Recognized by AICTE and NBA
Courses offered | Type UG, PG, and Ph.D. | Engineering
Selection criteria Entrance and Merit-based
Accepted test score GATE and TANCET
Application mode | Fee Offline | INR 300
Top recruiters BYJU’s, Cognizant, Wipro, TATA Consultancy Services, etc.
Facilities available Sports, Hostel, Library, Canteen, Transport, etc.
Official website | Contact https://act.edu.in/ | 044-67409441

ACT Courses

Agni College of Technology offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral programs in Engineering. Given below are details of the same:

Course Detail
B.E Specializations: Aerospace, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical, Mechatronics, and Mechanical and Automation.
Duration: 4 years
B.Tech Specializations: Chemical and Information Technology.
Duration: 4 years
M.E. Specializations: Computer Science, Communication Systems, Power Electronics and Drives, and Structural.
Duration: 2 years
Ph.D. Subjects: Electrical & Electronics Engineering Electronics and Communication Engineering.

ACT Admission

Agni College of Technology gives admission to students on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying and entrance exams. 

  • Applicants need to apply offline for admission in Agni College of Technology.
  • For B.E. admissions, 2nd PUC/Class XII with English, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Mathematics (compulsory subjects) with one of the optional subject.
  • Admission to Undergraduate courses is done by the Anna University on the basis of TNEA.
  • For M.E. admissions, 50% marks in Graduation in relevant discipline.
  • For M.Tech admissions, the applicant must have a valid GATE/ TANCET score.
  • For Ph.D., the applicant must have passed a master’s degree with a minimum 60% marks.
  • Admission to Ph.D. is done on the basis of the Research Aptitude Test and Personal Interview.

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ACT Placements

The placement cell of Agni College of Technology prepares students for the industry by grooming them through various programs and improving their skills. The cell conducts presentations, Pre-Placement Talks, Written Tests, and Mock Interviews, etc. The majority of the recruitments at Agni College of Technology are from BYJU’s, IEQS Groups, and TATA Consultancy Services. From the recent placements of 2018-19,

Agni College of Technology (ACT) Chennai

Students with multiple offers 220+
Companies visited 50+
Average package INR 3 LPA
Highest Package INR 12 LPA

Top Recruiters: Infosys, HCL, TATA Consultancy Services, HSBC, Wipro, Cognizant, BYJU’s, Justdial, IBM, IDBI Bank, Capgemini, NSIC, GlobalSoft, 8KMiles, Systech, Vijay Raja, JBM, Big Bazaar, Bharti AXA, etc.

Highlights from Past Placements

Year No. of Students Graduated No. of Students Placed Median Salary
2015-16 UG: 334
PG: 21
UG: 310
PG: 14
UG: INR 2,10,000
PG: INR 2,20,000
2016-17 UG: 312
PG: 13
UG: 293
PG: 11
UG: INR 2,16,000
PG: INR 2,16,000
2017-18 UG: 402
PG: 13
UG: 369
PG: 10
UG: INR 2,16,000
PG: INR 2,16,000

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ACT Faculty

Agni College of Technology has a total of 161 faculty members, out of which:

  • 74 are female members
  • 87 are male members
  • 20 Ph.D. holders
  • 22 M.Phil holders
  • 7 are M.E.

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ACT Departments

  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering

  • Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Department of Civil Engineering

  • Department of Information Technology

  • Department of Biomedical Engineering

  • Department of Computer Application

  • Department of Business Administration

ACT Professional Tie-Up’s

  • Hewlett Packard (HP)

  • Fragrhen Academy

  • CADD Centre

ACT Research Publications

  • Optimal Location and Proximity distance of municipal solid waste collection bin using GIS: A Case study of Coimbatore city

  • Estimation of Age through Fingerprints Using Wavelet Transform and Singular Value Decomposition

  • Compression of Satellite Images Using Lossy and Lossless Coding Techniques

  • Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation of Perturb and Observed Based MPPT for a Solar Photovoltaic Panel

  • Navigation of Mobile Robot in an Automated Industry using ANFIS Technique

ACT Facilities

Seminar Hall The institute has a centrally air-conditioned seminar hall with a seating capacity of 550 persons with LCD projector & modern audio-visual aids.
Computer Lab The institute has 04 ultra-modern computer labs that are well equipped with the latest software and configurations.
Library The library has a collection of 5800 titles and 28000 volumes of books. It provides access to IEEE online journals.
Hostel The wifi enabled hostel is available for both boys and girls students separately with air-conditioned rooms and attached toilets.