Ponjesly College of Engineering is one of southern India’s leading engineering colleges. Coming under the aegis of Ponjesly Charitable Trust, the engineering college was started in 2005. The institute is dedicated to making technical education accessible for all. 

It offers Undergraduate level programs in over 8 disciples of engineering such as Automobile, Civil, Computer Science, etc. It offers post-graduate level programs as well, which includes MBA, as well as focused disciplines such as structural engineering, applied electronics, and so on.  

The entrance examinations accepted for B.E/B.Tech are JEE Mains and TNEA, for ME, GATE and TANCET, and for MBA program, the accepted entrance is TANCET. 

The top recruiters are Axis Bank, Muthoot Fincorp, Central Pile Foundation, TCS, Wipro, Cognizant, and Infosys. 

Ponjesly College of Engineering Highlights 

Established | Institute type 2005 | Christian Minority Institution
Approved by AICTE
Affiliated to Anna University
Courses Offered BE, B.Tech, ME, MBA
Popular Courses BE
Application mode Online 
Admission Criteria Entrance Examinations(TNEA, TANCET, GATE)
Top Recruiters TCS, Wipro, Cognizant, Infosys, HCL, CSS, Axis Bank, Muthoot Fincorp, Sanmina
Facilities Available Hostel, Library, Seminar Hall, Transport, Canteen, Reprographic Center
Official Website http://www.ponjesly.ac.in/

PCE Nagercoil Courses 

The courses offered by PCE Nagercoli are as follows: 

Course  Details
BE Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: HSC(Science) from a recognized institution with at least 45%, TNEA, JEE - Mains (Subject to change as per government directives) 
Subjects: Automobile, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical 
B.Tech Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: HSC(Science) from a recognized institution with at least 45%, TNEA, JEE - Mains (Subject to change as per government directives) 
Subjects: Information Technology
ME Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Tech/BE from recognized university with 55%, GATE/TANCET. 
Subjects: Applied Electronics, Communications & Networking, Computer Science, Power Electronics, Structural Engineering, Thermal Engineering
MBA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelors with at least 50%, TANCET 
Subjects: Marketing, Finance, Human Resources(HR), Systems, Operations

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PCE Nagercoil Admissions 

Admissions in the Ponjesly College of Engineering is done on the basis of Merit obtained in the Entrance exam for the respective course. The entrance examinations for the exams and the cut-off for the Ponjesly College are as follows: 

Course Entrance Exam Eligibility
BE / B.Tech.  JEE / TNEA 45% in HSC
ME GATE / TANCET 55% in BE / B.Tech
MBA TANCET 50% in any Bachelors Course

How to Apply?

  • The admission procedure is done online, which is subject to change as per government directives regarding the ongoing pandemic
  • Go to the official website of Ponjesly College of Engineering
  • Click on “Admissions” 
  • Fill out the form carefully
  • A representative from the college would contact you directly on the details provided and guide you towards the rest of the admission procedure. 

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PCE Nagercoil Placement

Ponjesly College of Engineering has a dedicated placement cell that provides placement for all of the courses including BE, B.Tech, ME, and Masters in Business Administration as well. The placement cell solicits placements from major recruiters across India. 

Course Major Recruiters (2019-20 batch)
BE, B.Tech TCS, Wipro, Cognizant, Infosys, HCL, IBM, Capgemini, CSS, Mindtree, Syrma tech, H&R Block, SMT, Sanmina, Polyhose, Amphenol Omni, Hyundai Steel, Caparo, Leewon Precision, Yushin India, Nirmithi Precision
MBA Axis Bank, Muthoot Fincorp, Central Pile Foundation

The fees for the placement cell is INR 5000, payable in the final year of the course admitted. The placement percentage ranges from 30-70% over the years, with the highest package being 4 lakh INR per annum. 

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PCE Nagercoil Scholarship 

Ponjesly College of engineering operates under a charitable trust and hence there are several scholarships available for the deserving candidates. The criteria for the scholarships vary, and the following scholarships are available - 

  1. Post Matric Scholarship (BC/MBC /DNC)
  2. Merit cum Means Minorities Welfare Scholarship - Kerala State Students
  3. Adi- Dravidar Welfare Post Matric Scholarship (SC/ST/SCC)
  4. Merit cum Means Minorities Welfare Scholarship (Tamil Nadu)
  5. Federal Bank – Hormis Memorial Scholarship
  6. Sri Vijayalakshmi Charitable Trust Scholarship
  7. Beedi/Mineworkers children Scholarship
  8. First Generation Graduate – (I, II, III and IV year Students)

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PCE Nagercoil Facilities 

Ponjesly College of Engineering has several facilities for the students, such as:

  • Library: The college has a well-stocked library, which is open access and has several features. Most Notably, there is an Open Public Access Catalogue and the circulation takes place through a Barcode System. The library is well equipped, with several audio-visual aids. 
  • Seminar Hall - The campus has two spacious, air-conditioned Seminar Halls, a conference hall, and an auditorium as well. 
  • Hostel Facilities - There is a sprawling 20,000 sq.ft Ladies Hostel and a 25,000 sq. ft hostel for boys. There is 24/7 internet access, and other facilities as well.
  • Transport - The college has over 50 buses that operate on a set route, which the students can make use of to travel to and from the Nagercoil - Kanyakumari district. 
  • Other Facilities - There are specialized courts for various sports such as Basketball, Table Tennis, Football, Hockey, etc. There is a clean canteen and a reprographics center for graphic productions as well. 

PCE Nagercoil Faculty 

The faculty at PCE is very well qualified, with most of the professors having at least a Master's degree in Engineering for the Engineering Disciplines, and many have Doctorates. All the HOD’s of the college have Ph.D. 's in their fields and are eminent figures with several publications. All the professors have a lot of experience, ranging from 1 year to over 2 decades of teaching experience at eminent institutes. The professors of the MBA department all have MBA from leading institutes, and the HOD Dr. Arumuga Samy is a leading figure in the academic arena. 

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Ques. What are the other similar colleges for engineering in and around Nagercoil? 

Ans. Other similar colleges include St. Xaviers College of Engineering, VINS Christian College of Engineering, Marthandam College of Engineering, Tamizhan College of Engineering, Rohini College of Engineering and technology and Noorul Islam University. 

Ques. Are there placements offered for the ME courses?

Ans. There are no campus placements for the ME course in Ponjesly college of engineering. Since the college has a good reputation, finding a job is not very difficult. 

Ques. Are there reservations for Christian Minority Students?

Ans. Yes, there are reservations for Christian Minority Students. You will have to provide the Baptism certificate as well as a letter from the priest of your church.

Ques. Where is Ponjesly College of Engineering Located? 

Ans. The campus is located in Alamparai. It is only 5 km from Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu.  

Ques. How good is the infrastructure of the college?

Ans. The college has excellent infrastructure. The total build area of the college is over 6 lakh sq.ft. All the labs are well equipped and stocked as well. The rooms are very spacious.