Latest Updates:

  • The regular classes for the 1st semester UG courses will commence from November 20, 2020.
  • The candidates can apply for Diploma courses on or before November 25, 2020.

National Engineering College (NEC), Thoothukudi was established in 1984. It is affiliated to Anna University Chennai. National Engineering College is ranked 189 in NIRF Ranking and received BAND 'A' by ARIIA 2020. National College of Engineering provides Undergraduate and Post-Graduate courses in B.E/B. Tech and M.E/M.Tech respectively.

National Engineering College Highlights

Institute Type Public
Approved By AICTE, NBA
Accredited by  NAAC with ‘B++’ Grade
Entrance Exams State: TNEA/ TANCET 
Courses Offered B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.Tech
Application Mode Offline
Seats Available 637
Top Recruiters Zoho, TCS, Cognizant, Wipro, Infosys, IBM, HCL, Solartis, Schneider, Emerson
Campus Area 163 Acres
Facilities Available ED Cell, Incubator Cell, Common Computing Center, Health Care, Cafe, Hostel, Bank, Post Office
Official Website https://nec.edu.in/
Admission Helpdesk +91 9385976674
Address K.R.Nagar,Kovilpatti, Thoothukudi (Dt) - 628503 04632 – 222 502

National Engineering College Courses

NEC offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in various domains:

Courses Specialization Eligibility
B.E Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
10+2 with PCM and TNEA
B.Tech Information Technology 10+2 with PCM and TNEA
M.E Computer Science and Engineering
High Voltage Engineering
Control and Instrumentation
Energy Engineering
Embedded Systems Technologies
Graduation and TANCET
M.Tech Information Technology (Information and Cyber Warfare) Graduation and TANCET

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National Engineering College Admissions

Admission is done based on the previous qualifying examination and entrance exam test conducted by the state.

How to Apply?

The admission process for UG courses takes place in two parts - Government quota and Management quota. For the government quota, Anna University conducts single-window counseling on the behalf of the state government. A regulating committee has been set up for the management quota admission. Students can get their application forms by these committees and choose their desired college for admission. 

  • Candidates seeking admission in B.E/B. Tech needs to qualify for TNEA
  • Candidates seeking admission in M.E/M. Tech needs to qualify for TANCET

National Engineering College Placement

NEC has a separate placement center dedicated to the training and placement of the students. The students are prepared for on-campus placement drives. Functional Skill Development program and Personal Counseling sessions are arranged by the Placement Cell. The college has over 100 companies as its recruiters with 500+ offers. 

NEC Placement Highlights

  • Maximum salary: INR 10 LPA
  • Average salary: INR 3.60 LPA
  • Placement: 90%
  • Top Recruiters: TCS, Cognizant, Wipro, Zoho, Centizen, Robotex, HCL, Infoview, Solartis, Renault Nissan, Jilaba, Atos Syntel, Cadence, etc.

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National Engineering College Facilities

NEC has provided the students with abundant facilities over the years. The facilities include:

  • Common computing center with 84 computer systems
  • Health Care center with two medical officers 
  • Bank and Post Office operating during office hours
  • Separate hostel for boys and girls with an uninterrupted supply of water, electricity, fitness store, ATM, stationery shop
  • 24*7 WiFI Facility 

National Engineering College Faculty

NEC has a large team of faculty for different disciplines. The faculty is highly-qualified and has their areas of expertise. The total number of regular faculty is 212. Besides the regular faculty, the college has 4 visiting faculty. 59 of the faculty members are pursuing their Ph.D. while 68 have already obtained their Ph.D. degrees. 

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National Engineering College FAQs

Ques. What is the admission cutoff rate for the entrance exam test at National Engineering College?

Ans. TNEA is conducted by the state for candidates seeking admission in B.E/B.Tech programs.

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Ques. Does the National Engineering College provide transportation?

Ans. Yes. The college provides bus facilities for the students and staff connecting Vilathikulam, Aruppukkottai, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Virudhunagar, Sivakasi, Sattur, Rajapalayam, Ettayapuram, Sankarankovil, and Kovilpatti to the campus and back.

Ques. What is the intake rate at National Engineering College?

Ans. The intake rate for the different degree programs at NEC is as follows:
Course Specialization Intake
B.E Mechanical Engineering 120
Civil Engineering 60
Electronics and Communication Engineering 120
Electrical and Electronics Engineering  60
Computer Science Engineering  120
B.Tech  Information Technology 60
M.E  High Voltage Engineering 18
Embedded Systems Technologies  18
Computer Science Engineering  25
Energy Engineering 18
M.Tech Information technology and Cyber Warfare 18

Ques. Does National Engineering College provide the option for part payment?

Ans. Yes. Students who wish to pay in installments can opt for the same. While making the payment, students need to enter a minimum of 40% of the total fee in the “Pay Amount” box. Once entered, you can proceed to the next step.

Ques. Where can I check my exam results at National Engineering College?

Ans. National Engineering College publishes the semester results on their official website. You can visit their page and follow the instructions. After visiting the “Exam Results” page, you need to enter the credentials asked for.