Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC) is an engineering college located in Pillaichavady at the East Coast Road. PEC was established under the VII 5 Year Plan and has been ranked at 76th in the Engineering Category according to the NIRF Rankings 2019. It is an autonomous college in terms of administration and staff recruitment. The college offers 8 undergraduate and 13 postgraduate programs. With a total of 12 departments, the college provides B.Tech and M.Tech courses in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and several more specializations.
Admissions are offered on the basis of JEE Mains and GATE examination. Every year, the college’s intake is 450 in UG courses, 173 in PG courses and around 400 students are currently studying Ph.D. courses in different programs. The opening rank in 2019 JEE cut-off was 15725 and the closing rank was 35631.
|Established | Type||1984 | Government (Autonomous)|
|Entrance Exam||JEE (B.Tech.) GATE (M.Tech.) University Entrance Test (M.Sc./ MCA/ M.Tech.)|
|Popular Courses||B.Tech, MCA, M.Sc, M.Tech|
|Facilities available||Welfare Funds, Amenities Centre, Sports, Extra-curricular, Students’ Council|
Following are the courses offered by the college under various specializations:
|B.Tech||Civil Engineering||60||Intermediate graduate from State/Government recognized Educational Institution, HSC examination with at 45%|
|Computer Science and Engineering|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering|
|M.Tech||Civil Engineering: Structural Engineering (SE)||24||Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)|
|Computer Science & Engineering: Information Security (IS)|
Bachelor s Degree in Computer Applications / Commerce / Corporate Secretaryship / Economics / Business Administration (with Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications as one of the subjects)
Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply for admission at the college. The students applying for B.Tech are given admission through CENTAC. The eligibility for appearing for counseling is based on JEE Mains. The admissions to Master’s courses are given on the basis of GATE Examination
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Pondicherry Engineering College has provisions for scholarships that eligible students can avail:
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The college has its own dedicated Training and Placement Center. A total of 373 job opportunities were offered to 314 students in 2019 during the campus interviews held by Pondicherry Engineering College for their final year B.Tech./M.Tech. students.
51 companies recruited students from Pondicherry Engineering College in 2019 including some of the biggest names in the industry. Some of the companies were HCL, HP, Accenture, MRF, Philips, Tata Consultancy Services, Deloitte, Nokia and many more.
|Highest Package||INR 10 LPA|
|Average CTC||INR 4 LPA|
|Top 5||INR 10 LPA|
|Top 10||INR 7-10 LPA|
|Top 32||INR 5-7 LPA|
|Top 214||INR 3-5 LPA|
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Pondicherry Engineering College has many amenities and facilities that are spread across campus.
Pondicherry Engineering College has a strong team of 155 highly qualified Faculty Members. 104 of these members hold Ph.D in their respective departments from reputed Institutions. The rest of the members hold Master’s degrees. All faculty members of the college are dedicated, skilled and well-versed with their subject matter. The faculty includes teams of Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors across all departments. The teacher to student ratio at Pondicherry Engineering College is 1:14.
The faculties at Pondicherry Engineering College have been regularly pursuing research and have also published many research papers. They have been active in organizing short term courses, workshops, and National and International conferences.
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Ques. Is Pondicherry Engineering College a suitable college for me?
Ans.Pondicherry Engineering College is ranked 76th in the Engineering field according to NIRF 2019. The campus is well planned and neatly laid with clean roads, lawns, and gardens. Along with a strong academic hold, Pondicherry Engineering College also encourages extra-curricular activities. The college also has a high rate of placements with 51 companies recruiting in 2019 alone.
Ques. Is studying at Pondicherry Engineering College affordable?
Ans.Pondicherry Engineering College offers a large number of courses at a very affordable fee structure. This is because it is a Government-aided institution. You can find out the fee structure details for your all courses here
Ques. How is life at Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC)?
Ans.Student life at Pondicherry Engineering College is quite enriching and peaceful at the same time. The students receive quality education complemented by several facilities including low fee structure, hostel facility, library, laboratories, sports grounds, and a neat campus spread across 210 acres. The college is connected to the main Pondicherry city via auto which can take students to the bus stand and railway station.
Ques. What University is Pondicherry Engineering College affiliated with?
Ans.Pondicherry Engineering College is an Autonomous Institution affiliated with Pondicherry University. It is managed by a Board of Governors in terms of recruitment of staff, development and administration.
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