Established in 2000, RMD Engineering College is one of the best state engineering colleges located in Thiruvallur which offers four undergraduate engineering courses (B.E./B.Tech) with specialization in Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering. It also offers post graduate engineering courses (M.E) and Doctorate course (PhD) with the specialisation in Computer Science Engineering.  

RMD Engineering College is ranked 70th among top private colleges in India by India Today in 2020 and 63rd in 2019 by the same organization.

RMD Engineering College Highlights 2020

Established | Institute Type 2001 | Private
Affiliated by Anna University
Accredited by NAAC 
Funded by Sri Swaminatha Naidu Educational Trust
Courses Offered B.E., B.Tech, M.E., PhD 
Entrance Exam Undergraduate:- TNEA counselling
Postgraduate:- GATE/TANCET
Courses Offered B.E.:- Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
B.Tech:- Information Technology, Computer Science and Business System
M.E.:- Computer Science and Engineering
Ph.D.:- Computer Science and Engineering
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit based/Entrance Exam
Top Recruiters Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd., Amazon, Cisco, IBM, ITC Infotech and many more.
Facilities Available Central Library, Hostel, Medical , Gym, Laboratories
Official Website https://rmd.ac.in 

Ranking/ Awards/ Achievements

RMD Engineering College ranks among the best engineering colleges by various organizations. The summary of the same is as follows:- 

Ranking

Body/Organization Year Rank
India Today- Private Engineering College 2020 70
India Today- Private Engineering College 2019 63
Career 360- State Engineering College 2019 AAA+
Digital Learning- State Engineering College 2019 AAA
The Week- Private Engineering college in India 2019 111
The Outlook- Top 100 Engineering College 2019 98

RMD Engineering College is one of the best institutes in Tamil Nadu for Engineering and receive various awards and recognition regularly:- 

Awards and Achievements

Awards/Recognition Year
Aspiring Minds National Employability Award 2020
Best Teaching Award-Staffordshire University 2019
Swatchta Award for the cleanest University in the State 2019

RMD Engineering College Courses 

Courses Offered Details
B.E. Duration: 4 years
Total Seats:- 480
Eligibility: A person who has passed Higher Secondary examination (10+2) or equivalent examination from a recognised board with minimum marks of 50% in PCM For OBC & Minority Caste, minimum marks scored should be 45% and for SC/ST, minimum marks scored should be 40% in PCM
Specialisation:- Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Selection Criteria: TNEA Counselling
Total Fees/year:- INR 51,250/-
B.Tech Duration: 4 years Number of seats:- 180
Eligibility: A person who has passed Higher Secondary examination (10+2) or equivalent examination from a recognised board with minimum marks of 50% in PCM For OBC & Minority Caste, minimum marks scored should be 45% and for SC/ST, minimum marks scored should be 40% in PCM
Specialisation:- Information Technology, Computer Science and Business System
Selection Criteria: TNEA Counselling Total Fees/year:- INR 51,250/-
M.E. Duration: 2 years Number of seats:- 18
Eligibility: - Candidates who have passed their B.E./B.Tech in the respective field with minimum 50% marks
Specialisation:- Computer Science and Engineering
Selection Criteria: GATE/TANCET Total Fees/year:- INR 50,000/-
PhD Duration: 3-6 years
Eligibility: - Candidates who have passed their M.E./M.Tech in the respective field with minimum 50% marks
Specialisation:- Computer Science and Engineering
Selection Criteria: As per University Norms

Admissions Process

  • Candidates applying for B.Tech/ B.E. programme should have registered in TNEA  (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions) counselling.
  • For masters, candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree in the respective specialisation and should have appeared in GATE /TANCET examination for the admission procedure.
  • For the doctorate programme, candidate should have a master’s degree in the respective course

How to Apply?

The applications are either accepted online through the official website of the university. Candidates seeking admission to undergraduate level engineering courses offered by RMD Engineering College are required to apply through TNEA/ TANCET counselling. The process of application is as follows:

  • Firstly, a candidate should register for TNEA/ TANCET by using his/her name, date of birth, gender, mobile number, email.
  • Once the registration is successful, the candidate can proceed to fill the online application form.
  • All requisite details must be provided in the application form.
  • Pay the application fee online
  • A printout of the complete application form should be taken for future correspondence.

Documents Required:

  1. Highschool Certificate and Marksheet
  2. 10+2 Certificate and Marksheet
  3. Graduation marksheet ann certificates (If required)
  4. Domicile certificate
  5. ID Proof photocopy
  6. Passport size photogrph

RMD Engineering College Placements

RMD Engineering College, Thiruvallur offers decent placement and internship opportunities for their students by interacting with various reputed companies such as Amazon, Flipkart, Yamaha, IBM etc. and allows their students to sit for the campus placement in the best of the MNCs. The last year placement percentage was 88.11% and the top recruiters associated with the college are Apollo Tyres, Accenture, Amazon, Flipkart, IBM, Infosys, Wipro etc. 

Some of the Placement Highlights are shown below:-

  • The number of companies visited: 105
  • The number of students visited: 341
  • The number of students placed: 276

Here are some statistics which show the batch wise placement in the college:-

Year/Batch Number of Students Placed Percentage
2016-2020 326 88.11%
2015-2019 334 86.08%
2014-2018 323 82.04%
2013-2017 596 85.76%
2012-2016 633 88.41%

The college offers placement opportunities to its students among all the streams. The table below shows some of the placement statistics in different specialisation:-

Department No. of Students Placed Percentage
CSE 78 93.98%
IT 40 86.96%
ECE 105 89.74%
EEE 72 83.72%
EIE 31 81.58%
Total 326 88.11%

Scholarships

The college provides scholarship to its meritorious student and some special scholarship for the students falling in EWS sections. Students can also apply for various state and central government scholarships.

Various Scholarships college offers are:- 

  • Shri R. Vijayaraghavulu Naidu Memorial Scholarship
  • Sri S. Swaminatha Naidu Memorial Scholarship
  • Merit Cum Means based scholarship awarded by Department of Minorities Welfare, to Students of Religious Minority (Christian,Muslim,Sikh,Buddhist, Parsi & Jain ).

Facilities

  • Hostel:-  RMD Engineering College have two boys hostel and a girls hostel with equipped well furnished rooms, guest room, mess facilities, separate library, reading room, sports court and Wifi connection.
  • Library- The library of the college is the best part covering a large area and divided in various sections and operates digitally by using software named AutoLib 5.2 version.
  • Laboratories-College has various laboratories attached with the respective departments which are equipped with all necessary utilities and equipment.
  • Medical- The college is equipped with all the necessary medical facilities and also have a health care centre to provide first aid facilities to students in need.
  • Gym:- The college has a gymnasium with all the necessary equipments.
  • Transport:- College have a facility of 80 buses and 15 vans for its staff and students by which they can easily travel.
  • Cafeteria:- There is a common cafeteria in the college for all its staff and students.

FAQs

Ques. Is it necessary to opt for the hostel facility?

Ans. No, it is not necessary to opt for hostel facility. However, institutes have facilities for both boys and girls. Day scholars may opt for the transportation facility if they want to.

Ques. Is there a fee concession for reserved category?

Ans. Yes, there is a fee concession for students of reserved category under EWS section. If the income of your family is less than 2 lpa, then you can apply for various scholarships to get the fee concession.

Ques. What are the documents required for TNEA counselling?

Ans. The major documents required for TNEA counselling are:-

  • 10th mark sheet.
  • Intermediate mark sheet.
  • Transfer certificate from the last school attended.
  • Nativity certificate (If applicable)
  • Category certificate (If applicable)
  • ID Proof like Aadhar, election ID and Driving license.

Ques. What is the NIRF Ranking of RMD Engineering College, Thiruvallur?

Ans. In 2018. RMD Engineering College ranked 100 as per NIRF Ranking in Engineering. However, the ranking dropped in the subsequent year and now the college lies in the ranking band of 200-250 as per NIRF.

Ques. What is the maximum and minimum package offered in RMD Engineering College, Thiruvallur?

Ans. The maximum package offered is 20 LPA bagged by a student of CSE branch and the minimum package offered in 3 lpa in campus placements. The average package offered is 4.7 lpa in campus placements.