Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Arcot (APCE), established in 1984, is an affiliation of Anna University, Chennai. The institute offers 2 Undergraduate and 3 Postgraduate programs in various specializations. Admission to UG programs is based on the TNEA exam and admission to the PG programs is based on the TANCET exam. The eligibility criteria for the UG programs is 50% marks in the 10+2 in science stream and the eligibility criteria for the PG programs is Graduate degree in relevant stream. Interested candidates are applicable to apply online as well as offline for the admission process.

Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Highlights

Established | Type 2001 | Private
Approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Affiliated to Anna University
Courses Offered UG and PG
Popular Courses MBA, B.Tech., B.E.,and  M.E.
Admission Criteria Entrance exam and counseling
Application Mode Online and offline
Entrance Exam TANCET and TNEA
Total Intake More than 500
Facilities Available Library, Computer Lab, Auditorium, Sports, etc.
Official Website www.adhiparasakthi.in

Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Courses

Given below are the top academic programs offered by the college:

Course

Details

Bachelor of Engineering (BE)

  • Duration: 4 years

  • Eligibility: 10+2 with minimum 50% marks (with Physics and Mathematics along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/Technical Vocational subject)

  • Selection criteria: Based on TNEA

  • Specializations: Civil, Mechanical, Electronics & Communication, and Computer Science.

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Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

  • Duration: 4 years

  • Eligibility: 10+2 from a recognized board with minimum 50% marks in Science stream

  • Selection criteria: Based on TNEA.

  • Specializations: Information Technology and Chemical Engineering.

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Master of Engineering (ME)

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Eligibility: BE/ B.Tech. (relevant stream) with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate

  • Selection criteria: Based on scores obtained in TANCET.

  • Specializations: Computer Science, Thermal, VLSI Design, Applied Electronics, Power Electronics & Drives Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management, Environmental Science and Technology, and Communication & Networking.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate

  • Selection criteria: Based on scores in TANCET

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Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

  • Duration: 3 years

  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate

  • Selection criteria: Based on scores obtained in TANCET.

Note: A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates of Tamil Nadu.

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Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Admission

Students seeking admission in the institute must fill the online or offline admission form. Below is the online admission process for the courses offered:

  • Visit the official website of the university.
  • Fill the admission form with all the required information and documents.
  • Pay the application form fee.
  • Based on entrance exam scores or marks secured in the qualifying exam, a merit list is declared for counseling by the university. Later, admission is finalized based on the counseling.

Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Cut off

Tentative Minimum Cut off of TNEA for each category in 2018:

Round 5

Courses General OBC MBC SCA
BE Electrical and Electronics Engineering 24169-24169 - - -
BE Electronics & Communication Engineering 31617-88413 98898-98898 91198-91198 -
BE Computer Science and Engineering 37992-81723 82048-100495 92862-100725 93060-93060
BE Mechanical Engineering 51341-97372 - - -
B.Tech Information Technology 54200-100765 - - -
BE Civil Engineering 57373-94536 - - -

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Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Placements

The Training & Placement Cell of the college facilitates the process of placement for final year students. The cell collaborates with leading organizations and also set-up an internship and training program for the students. The cell is well equipped with ample infrastructure in terms of the training hall, dedicated auditorium, testing halls, consultancy hall for pre-placement talk and presentations. The college is known to place its students in well-reputed companies with a good salary package. The top recruiters that visit the campuses for the placement process are HCL Technologies, ATOS Syntel, Hexaware Technologies, Excelacom Technologies, IBM India, Maruti Suzuki, Sutherland, Blue Whale, etc.

Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Scholarships

Financial aid is offered to meritorious & economically backward students (Indian nationals). Each year several scholarships are awarded and these scholarships vary in value and have different criteria on which they are awarded.

Full Fee Concession for SC/ ST Students: The government provides full-tuition fee concession to SC/ST students whose annual income is less than INR 2,50,000 irrespective of the quota in which they are admitted.

Government of India Post Matric Scholarship To SC/ST Students: Students whose parent’s annual income is less than INR 2,50,000 are eligible to get this scholarship. This scholarship is granted to SC/ ST students in addition to tuition fee concession.

Higher Educational Scholarship for SC/ ST: Under this scheme financial assistance is provided to the SC/ST hostel students whose annual income is less than INR 1,00 000. An amount of INR 8,000 per year is granted.

Adhoc Merit Grants for SC/ ST: These grants are awarded to the SC/ ST students only by the Director of Collegiate Education, Chennai on the basis of marks secured in Higher Secondary Examination.

State Government Post Matric/ Free Education Scholarship for BC/ MBC/ DNC Students: This scholarship is awarded by the District Backward Class Welfare Officer to the students of Backward/Most Backward Classes belonging to Hindu religion who have secured not less than 40% in the aggregate in the HSC examination or previous year final examinations of the scholarship application. They are eligible to receive a concession for special fees, examination fees and allowance for books etc. The annual income to a sanction of the scholarship should be less than INR 2,00,000.

Tuition Fee Concession to First Generation Graduates: An amount of INR 20,000 is given by the State Government to all first-generation graduate students irrespective of the community subject to the condition that their parents’ annual income is less than INR 2,00,000 and they should have been selected for admission under government quota through single window system of the State Government/ Anna University.

AICTE’s Tuition fee waiver scheme: Under this scheme top 5% of students in each branch will be given a tuition fee concession of INR 20,000 per student of UG engineering courses provided if the candidate admitted/allotted are more than 5% of AICTE’s approved intake in the branch concerned.

National Foundation of Teachers Welfare Fund: Under this scheme, the candidates whose parents are teachers will get a scholarship of INR 5,000 per year.

Merit-Cum-Means based scholarship to Minority students: Muslim and Christian and other minority students are eligible under this scheme and will get a scholarship of INR 30,000 per year whose parents’ annual income is less than INR 2,50,000. This scholarship is sanctioned by the Government of India.

Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Hostel

The institute also provides a hostel facility to full-time students. It has a separate hostel for boys and girls. The hostel is spread over 10000 sq.m with 3-storied buildings having a capacity of 800 students and two dining halls each of capacity for 600 people. Each hostel block has its own Deputy Warden. All rooms have adequate ventilation and lighting facilities and each student is provided with a cot, chair and a study table.

Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Facilities

The college campus is spread over a wide area accommodating spacious buildings to house workshops, laboratories, computer centre, hostels and other infrastructural facilities. The college has sound infrastructure on par with any of the leading technical institutions.

  • Library: The institute has a well-stocked library.
  • Infrastructure: Presence of several state-of-the-art classrooms, well-equipped laboratories and a computer centre with a high-speed internet connection.
  • Sports: The institute has sports ground and has facilities for several indoor and outdoor sports. The students also have access to a fully equipped gymnasium. The campus has a well-equipped gym with an instructor. There are many types of equipment ranging from Smith machine, bench press, treadmill and more.
  • Reading hall and recreation hall: The reading hall has a television and audio system which provides students with the necessary entertainment and relaxation. While the recreation hall is provided with LCD projector, TATA SKY dish and an audio system.
  • Other facilities include Power backup, Mineral water plant, 24/ 7 medical facilities, Phone facilities, Computer centre, Hairdresser and dry cleaning, etc.

Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering Faculty

APCE has an experienced and well-qualified faculty specialized in their relevant fields. A brief about the faculty is given below:

  • Professor & Head: 6
  • Professor & Director of Research: 1
  • Professor & Vice Principal: 1
  • Professor & Dean: 1
  • Professor: 4
  • Assistant Professors: 91

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Conclusion

It is one of the renowned private colleges in the country that offers various engineering courses. The best features of the college are as follows:

  • A team of highly qualified, experienced and dedicated faculties to guide and teach the students.
  • Strong theoretical base and a sound practical exposure through in-plant training and industrial visits are provided to the students.
  • Comprehensive study material for each course.
  • Conducive environment provided.
  • Fixed scheme of examination and prompt declaration of results.
  • Placement offers in reputed companies with good salary packages.

Adhiparasakthi College of Engineering FAQs

Ques. Can a student avail scholarship?

Ans. Yes, the scholarships are granted by both state and central government for the students belonging to weaker economic and/or social backgrounds. The final decision to award the scholarship remains with the authority.

Ques. What is the fee for undergraduate courses offered by the college?

Ans. The fee for the Undergraduate courses ranges between INR 40,000 - INR 45,000 per year.

Ques. What is the intake capacity of the college for UG programs?

Ans. The intake capacity for the UG programs is as follows:

Department 

Intake

Civil

120

Mechanical

180

ECE

120

EEE

60

CSE

120

IT

60

Chemical

40

Ques. Is the option of conducting placement processes off campus available?

Ans. On-campus recruitment remains the primary mode of placements. If a company cannot make it to the campus for any reason, it is possible to work out other convenient arrangements. Please contact the Placement Office for further information.

Ques. What is the intake capacity for the PG programs?

Ans. The intake capacity for the PG programs is as follows:

Department

Intake

Computer Science and Engineering

18

Thermal Engineering

18

VLSI Design

18

Applied Electronics

18

Power Electronics & Drives Engineering

18

Communication & Networking

18

Construction Engineering & Management

18

Environmental Science & Technology

18

MBA

60

MCA

60

Ques. Is there any relaxation in eligibility marks for students belonging to SC/ ST?

Ans. A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates of Tamil Nadu.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters?

Ans. Many reputed organizations visit the campus for placing candidates such as LIC, HCL Technologies, Maruti Suzuki, Sutherland, Blue Whale, ATOS Syntel, Hexaware Technologies, Excelacom Technologies, IBM India and many more.