Sri Sai Ranganathan Engineering College (REC) in Coimbatore is an affiliation of Anna University in Chennai offering BE and B.Tech for Undergraduate applicants and M.E and MBA for Postgraduate applicants. The popular courses of the college are MBA and B.Tech whereby students are offered 5 specializations in MBA. 

The college offers various scholarships to students and the most deserving student holding the 1st rank achieves a University Gold Medal along with a cash prize of INR 1,00,000.

Ranganathan Engineering College Highlights

Established | Type 2007 | Private
Affiliated to  Anna University
Courses Offered B.E, B.Tech, M.E., and MBA | Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Popular courses MBA and B.tech
Application mode Online
Accepted exam scores TANCET and TNEA
Top Recruiters Airtel, HCL, TVS, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Reliance, Cognizant, etc.
Facilities available Library, wifi, gym, Open Air Theatre, Hostel, etc.
Official website | Helpdesk http://reccbe.ac.in/ | 0422 – 2619100

Ranganathan Engineering College Courses

REC Coimbatore offers full-time Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses at REC Coimbatore through different departments made for these courses. There are a total of 6 Undergraduate and 5 Postgraduate courses in Engineering, a brief about the same is in the tabulation below:

Department/ Faculty Details
Department of Civil Engineering Courses offered: B.E. Civil Engineering and M.E. Structural Engineering.
Intake: 120
Department of Mechanical Engineering Course offered: B.E. Mechanical Engineering.
Intake: 120
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Courses offered: B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and M.E. Power Electronics and Drives.
Intake: 84
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering Courses offered: B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering and M.E. VLSI Design
Intake: 138
Department of Computer Science and Engineering  Courses offered: B.E. Computer Science & Engineering and M.E. Computer Science & Engineering.
Intake: 84
Department of Information Technology Course offered: B.Tech in Information Technology
Intake: 60
Faculty of Management Studies Course offered: MBA
Specialization: Finance, Marketing, HR System, and Production
Intake: 60

Ranganathan Engineering college also offers various value-added courses like Student Mentoring Program (SMP), Pro-E, Solid Works, ANSYS, CATIA, etc. in the above department. 

Read More: REC Coimbatore Fees

Ranganathan Engineering College Admissions

Admissions at REC Coimbatore are entrance based. Applicants who wish to apply for the Undergraduate courses must have a 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with minimum 50% aggregate marks. Applicants applying for Postgraduate courses are eligible only if they hold a Graduation Degree in relevant discipline with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST candidates).

  • For B.E. and B.Tech course, applicants must have a TNEA scorecard.
  • For the ME and MBA course, the TANCET score card is mandatory.

How to apply?

Applicants seeking admission to BE and B.Tech program need to apply online for TNEA Counselling through its official website. Similarly, those who want to get admission to the ME or MBA course need to apply for TANCET through its website.

Read More: REC Coimbatore Admissions

Ranganathan Engineering College Scholarships

REC Coimbatore scholarships are the best part of the College. There are many scholarships for students who excel in their studies with a good score. 

  • For First-year students who have just entered the campus. The scholarship is given on the basis of 10+2 marks cut off.
  • For Second-year students who have scored a good mark in the first year exams.
  • For students who have entered the curriculum directly in the second year or Lateral entry students.
  • There are also scholarships for 3rd and 4th-year students on the basis of previous year performance in academics.

Note: All the above scholarships are in the form of fee concessions.

  • There are also scholarships where students receive cash rewards for holding an overall 1st to 10th rank in the university.

Below is the table presenting all the details:

Scholarship Reward
+2 Marks cut off
180 & above Concession: 100% tuition fee + INR 40,000
180-175 Concession: 50% tuition fee + INR 40,000
175-170 Concession: 25% tuition fee + INR 10,000
GPA- 1 Semester
8.5 and above 100% tuition fee
8.0- 8.499 50% tuition fee
7.5- 7.999 25% tuition fee
Direct second year
90 & above 100% tuition fee
85-89 50% tuition fee
Third-year
9.0 & above 100% tuition fee
8.5- 8.99 50% tuition fee
8.0- 8.499 25% tuition fee
Cash Award for University rank holders
1st Rank (University Gold Medal) INR 1 Lac
2nd Rank INR 75,000
3rd Rank INR 50,000
4th-10th Rank INR 25,000

Ranganathan Engineering College Hostel

REC Coimbatore provides on-campus accommodation to its students with all the required facilities. There are recreation Halls, muti-gym, indoor games, Telephone, and weekend film shows for the entertainment of students.

There are a total of three hostels, namely Rainbow, Everest, and Mayuri. Occupancy in these hostels is as follows:

  • Rainbow Hostel (Boys)
    • Total rooms: 40
    • Total Students occupancy: 160 (4 students share one room)
  • Everest Hostel (Boys)
    • Total rooms: 40
    • Total Students occupancy: 160 (4 Students share one room)
  • Mayuri Hostel (Girls)
    • Total rooms: 54
    • Total Students Occupancy: 216 (4 students share one room)

Ranganathan Engineering College Placements

All the recruitment activities are performed under the supervision of the placement office of the REC Coimbatore. The office runs a structured training program to enhance the quality of graduates of the college. These programs focus on the following skills of the student:

  • Aptitude skills
  • Interview skills
  • Group discussions
  • Soft skill training

The programs are conducted on a regular basis in the college to make students industry-ready.

Ranganathan Engineering College Departments

There are a total of 8 departments at REC Coimbatore, namely:

  • Department of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of MBA
  • Department of Science & Humanities
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Electronics & Communications Engineering

Ranganathan Engineering College FAQs

Ques. Who are the top recruiters of REC Coimbatore?

Ans. Graduates from Ranganathan Engineering College gets recruited in companies such as Reliance, Wipro, TVS, HCL, Ashok Leyland, Yazaki, HCL, Microtech, Sutherland, L Cube, Airtel, Tata Consultancy Services, etc.

Ques. Are there any Diploma courses offered at Ranganathan Engineering College?

Ans. There are no diploma courses at REC Coimbatore. You can apply to Ranganathan Polytechnic College for Diploma courses. The College offers Undergraduate diploma courses in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical, and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Automobile Engineering.

Ques. How to reach Ranganathan Engineering College?

Ans. You can reach up to REC Coimbatore via bus. There are two routes for it. The one is from Gandhipuram to Ranganathan Engineering College Via Thondamuthur and another route is from Town Hall to Ranganathan Engineering College Via Thondamuthur. Bus details are 58, 99A DELUXE, 21A, 21A DELUXE, and 58A, 59A, 58/s24, 64D respectively.