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Readers recommend colleges in Tamil Nadu

Last updated on: June 21, 2010 15:25 IST

Readers recommend colleges in Tamil Nadu

We invited readers to share their college recommendations to the Class of 2010 -- the colleges with the best teachers, facilities, study programmes.

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Here we present the responses we recieved for colleges in Tamil Nadu. Share yours!

Name_of_college: Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology
location: Kovaipudur,Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
Course_to_enroll: IT
Best_faculty: Best infrastructure to experiment any of your thought process.
Best faculties who really give shape to your dreams
This college is not to score marks alone - it is a place where you can bring the best in you.
USP: Infrastructure competing with one of the world class institutions.
Principal - IITian [Prof of IIT K] changes everyone life.
Did_you_attend_this_college: When I stepped out of my college, it was an another economic climate hit. With the knowledge and personal ability built in the college, I could excel myself in starting new venture and succeed in it.
Your_name: Parthiban

Name_of_college: Bannari Amman Institute of Technology
location: Sathyamangalama, Erode, Tamila
Course_to_enroll: Any
Best_faculty: Many great faculties are there.
USP: I would to recommend this college to students becuase of the infrastructure and quality of Faculty. Just wanted to tell the aspirants to check the profile of the faculty and placement records as well.
Did_you_attend_this_college: I attended this college from 2002- 2007( Did 5 year course). The experience was awesome and the campus provided me a great oppurtunity for learning
Your_name: Ramkumar

Name_of_college: American College
location: Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Course_to_enroll: Any course
Best_faculty: Most of the Faculty
USP: college with excellent student faculty relationship. Student get chance to exposed to different area of study. A nice environment to achieve the goal.
Did_you_attend_this_college: 1996
Your_name: MM

Name_of_college: SASTRA uNIVERSITY
location: Thanjavur, Tamilnadu
Course_to_enroll: Mechatronics
Best_faculty: Dr S puguzhenthi (Dean, Mechatronics)
He is Just brilliant and teaches basics with full independence and liberty for thoughts
USP: Best exposure to outside world and culturally superb
Did_you_attend_this_college: I am from 2003-07 batch (Mechatronics).
there were moments of depressions but it was inspiring. Apart from studies I learn a lot about different culture which I believe can not be taught in classes Great experience and practical exposure because we had participated in lot of tech fest every year and we were encouraged by Dean. Placement in S/W in -->100%
andmore than 10 peoples in ISRO, including me, in 3 years
Your_name: Vaibhav Mittal

Name_of_college: PSG College of Technology
location: Coimbatore, Tamilnadu
Course_to_enroll: Any Engineering Course
Best_faculty: Very Talented faculty and they take great pride in their work and the aim to constantly improve
USP: Great College, Great Career Focus and Provides a solid foundation for a better future
Did_you_attend_this_college: 1991 and thank god i went there
Your_name: tamizhan

Name_of_college: SSN
location: Kanchipuram district, Tamilnadu
Course_to_enroll: Any
Best_faculty: -
USP: Good facilities, reputation and maximum campus interviews
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2005 (i didnt attend this college but most of my frds studied in this college who are very comfortable with the college facilities)
Your_name: yacoob

Name_of_college: Vellore Institute of Technology
location: Vellore, Tamilnadu
Course_to_enroll: B.Tech,, MBA, MCA, Arts and Sciences
Best_faculty: Prof. Jayachandran
USP: Rated No.1 private institution in India by India Today and has record breaking placements by top companies every year.
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2002-2004, It was a very good experience with the state of the art infrastructuer and extra curricular activities.
Your_name: Prabhukiran

Course_to_enroll: MBA
Best_faculty: Prof Hariharan, because of his experience in industry.
USP: Top Ranked B School in Indai
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2003 -2005
Your_name: Suthakar

Name_of_college: Kumaraguru College of Technology
location: Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Course_to_enroll: B.E Computer science and Engineering
Best_faculty: M.N.Gupta,

Indepth knowledge of subject and a unique way o handling subjects
USP: Top Ranked college in Tamil Nadu.. Comes under the top ten private Engineering colleges in India
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2002-2006
Your_name: Gopal

Name_of_college: Amrita School of Engineering
location: Coimbatore, Tamil nadu
Course_to_enroll: Computer Science and Engineering
Best_faculty: Our HOD Col. P N Kumar
He is a very practical professor. I havent studied under him but seniors tell me hes very good!
USP: I would recommend this college(cse course in particular) if:
1) You like research
2) You dont like wasting time by writing useless records and hence have more free time(cse dept in particular)
3) Want very good placements
4) Good faculty who actually know the subject
5) Good infrastructure (Except for the new courses where its just developing)
6) Mix of people from all over India/Gulf
Did_you_attend_this_college: The hostel is kind of strict and the food is not that good and you cant go out whenever you want. Amrita fails in that sense. Its not as good as other colleges. But it offers a very good academic system and future. The course is hard and you must join ONLY if you have a passion for engineering. Else join VIT or some other college
Your_name: ar

Name_of_college: B.S. Abdur Rahman University
location: Vandalur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Course_to_enroll: Computer Science and Engineering
Best_faculty: All the professors are well equipped and highly passionate. Personal interest and care is given to every student. All round abilities of the student is appreciated and no professor is academic or only marks centric. Professors give the real time examples and implementations for every concepts dealt in class.
USP: When i entered this college as an under-graduate computer science student, I was not able to write even a 10 lines code in java. But in my final year my guide(prof.Dr. Shriram .R)trained me in such a way that, I developed my own mobile browser for project. Such enthusiastic training, support and encouragement is given. Another most important aspect is the placement. In my department which has 130 students, not even 40 are left without a job now and the companies are still coming for recruitment. Such is the standard of students and university.
Did_you_attend_this_college: I was in the batch of 2006-2010. This segment of life in B.S. Abdur Rahman University is the most effective and unforgettable part of my life on this planet. I entered this college as a blank page and I leave this college with talent, skill and a dream to live for. I love my College. !

Name_of_college: School of Life Sciences, VELS University
location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Course_to_enroll: Biotechnoloy,Industrial Microbiology, Biomedical sciences and Bioinformatics
Best_faculty: The School is headed by an eminant Professor and the faculty members are well qualified and experienced teachers.Well equipped labs.
USP: I studied my P.G. in this institute and Ihave personally experienced the teaching and lab facilities in this institution.
Did_you_attend_this_college: I studied in 2006-2008 batch and my experience very impressive and the faculty are the best.The campus placement is also very good.
Your_name: Kartikeyan

Name_of_college: Kongu Engineering College
location: Erode, TamilNadu
Course_to_enroll: BE
Best_faculty: Krishnamoorthi, HOD Mechatronics
USP: Very good infrastructure and faculties. Good Placement as well. All the money earned in college is invested back into college.
Did_you_attend_this_college: Year 2000. Very good.
Your_name: Prabakaran

Name_of_college: Knowledge Institute of Technology
location: Salem, Tamilnadu
Course_to_enroll: Engineering
Best_professor_and_why: Owned by Engineering college professors
Best_college: The institution run by very experienced Professors as trustees, who vast experience in their field giving their best to develop the students.
USP: My son is admitted in the college with lower cut off. He is also from vocational group. He felt English is very difficult to speak. Two months after joining this college he improved very much . Above this, i am very happy to see his confidence level at peak. The teaching Staffs are encouraging the students to bring their abilities in good manner.
Extracurricular_activities: They are encouraging the students to bring their abilities in good manner
Fee_structure: Government fees only
Did_you_attend_this_college: My son is studying in this college.
I request all who are going to put their child in the professional courses , please visit this college once. Interact with students and know this college first. Then go to other colleges and find out the differences between that.
Your_name: deepan Akash

Name_of_college: IIT Madras
location: Chennai
State: Tamil Nadu
Course_to_enroll: Engineering
Best_professor_and_why: Prof Dr. R. Ravi (Dept. of Chemical Engineering)
Best_college: Boring profs ,too many exams, muggu ,competitive students.
USP: HS department
Extracurricular_activities: Lanning, Baseraing etc
Fee_structure: Very affordable (MCM cetificates can easily be procured)
Did_you_attend_this_college: Yes
When_did_you_attend_college_and_what_was_the_experience_like: 2008-2013
Your_name: BillaBhai

Name_of_college: Knowledge Institute of Technology
location: Kakkapalayam, Salem, Tamilnadu
Course_to_enroll: 4 year engineering degree - BE Mech, civil, CSE, EEE, ECE
Best_faculty: This college is run by engineering college professors. Most of them Phds.
USP: They are offering lot of off campus interviews and getting jobs for diplomo and Bsc. students too. Wipro and TCS also hiring this month from KIOT. Please visit for details
Did_you_attend_this_college: I have recently visited with my sister's son for admission. I heard great this about this college from my known circle.
Your_name: Ramesh

Name_of_college: NIT, Trichy
location: Trichy, TN
Course_to_enroll: B.Tech =
Best_faculty: Prof. Jayram
USP: Placements, Great students
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2003-2007
Your_name: Vishal

Name_of_college: Madras christain college
location: chennai
Best_faculty: course contenet is simply brilliant backed by an awesome faculty
USP: Hats off to the campus life of this college.Bunch of brilliant is no match when it comes to a lively campus like MCC
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2001-04......rocking
Your_name: issac

Name_of_college: Dr.Ambedkar Law College
location: Chennai
Course_to_enroll: Bachelors in Law
Best_faculty: Best faculty coupled with study of class struggle
USP: I recommend this college becoz, iam from this college
Did_you_attend_this_college: Unforgettable memories
Your_name: charliebrown

Name_of_college: D.G.Vaishnav College
location: Chennai
Course_to_enroll: MHRM
Best_faculty: The Masters programme in HRM here is led by Dr Vidhya who has been guiding students in HR for the last 22 years and has ensured quality training and placements year after year
USP: The 5 internships Global training,competency profiling for placements,Skill development and personality grooming besides the internationally recognised expert guest speakers make this a great place to study
Did_you_attend_this_college: A Graduate in 1979 and a doctorate in 1992 from TISS Mumbai
Your_name: Dr Vidhya Srinivasan

Name_of_college: Stella Maris College
location: Chennai, TN
Course_to_enroll: Fine Arts, Literature, Sociology
Best_faculty: I studies Masters in Stella but some of the teachers for under grads I have heard being good at what they do are Neeraja mam and Mangai.
USP: Stella Maris gives you that perfect mix of discipline and fun with great teachers and an amazing learning experience.
Did_you_attend_this_college: I pursued my Masters in International Studies at Stella Maris (2003-2005). Best faculty, infrastructure and students.
Your_name: Janani Narasimhan

Name_of_college: MAGNUS SCHOOL of BUSINESS
location: Egmore, CHENNAI
Course_to_enroll: MBA
Best_faculty: 1. Faculty from IIM.

2. IIM Exposure - Students of Magnus School of Business attend "National Seminar conducted by IIM Indore".
USP: MSB (Magnus School of Business) ALL INDIA RANK-30 is being run by IIM alumnus.

Col Pradip Das BE (Telecom), MBA-IISWBM, PGCBM IIM Bangalore is the Director of Magnus School of Business. He is an alumnus of one of India's leading B-Schools i.e. Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

There is dynamism in functioning of the Magnus School of Business and today it is a force to be reckoned with as far as imparting high quality Management Education is concerned and provide Industry Ready Employable Students as Business Managers.

Leading Companies are constantly targeting high performing Students of Magnus School of Business.

If you want to learn Management from a TOP B-School in India with affordable Fee Structure, then your search for B-School should end at Magnus School of Business.
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2010. Excellent
Your_name: PRADIP DAS

Name_of_college: SSN College Of Engg
location: Chennai
Course_to_enroll: B.E( all disciplines)
Best_faculty: Dr.Narasiman.
USP: Best in all aspects. Has industry(HCL) backing.
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2000-2004. Best part of my personal and professional life.
Your_name: Imthyaz

Name_of_college: National Institute Of Technology, Trichy
location: Tiruchirappalli
Course_to_enroll: Engineering
Best_faculty: Electrical Engineering for the sheer dedication they have.
USP: It always gets cr me de la cr me of minds from all over India.
Did_you_attend_this_college: 1999-2003 and enjoyed every day there, be it learning or hostel life !
Your_name: Amit

Name_of_college: Chennai Business School
location: Chennai
Course_to_enroll: PGPM
Best_faculty: Prof.Sathya. An Award winning prof in Marketing. He is practical, friendly and very dedicated
USP: Only for Prof.Sathya. Donot get fooled by other jokers name. There are rumours that Sathya Sir has quit. Ensure whether its true before joining.
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2007-08. I attended Insurance course. It was okay okay. But, we all found only marketing course was good.
Your_name: Brjlal Jain

Name_of_college: SRM Engineering College
location: Chennai
Course_to_enroll: B.E CSE
Best_faculty: Mrs C. Malathy
USP: This course has got the best professers.
Did_you_attend_this_college: 1998-2002
Your_name: vinoth

Name_of_college: CEG, Anna University
location: Chennai
Course_to_enroll: M.Sc(Integrated)
Best_faculty: Dr.Venkatesan, he was an inspiration to many.
USP: Great exposure, Alumini doing very well in MNC's
Did_you_attend_this_college: I would always want to go back, it was fun and great learning experience
Your_name: Prakash

Name_of_college: Amrita School of Engineering
location: Coimbatore, TN
Course_to_enroll: B.Tech / E&I
Best_faculty: Mr.P.V.Sunil Nag
Bcoz of his experience and knowledge.
USP: Good Infra with greeny campus and most of our college faculties has their degrees from high profile institutes like IIT's and other reputed foreign universities.Its the college well known for its Culturals
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2005-2009
Its a great feeling that I got a degree from Amrita Unversity.
Your_name: Kavin Kumar

Name_of_college: College of Engineering - Guindy, Anna University
location: Chennai
Course_to_enroll: Engineering
Best_professor_and_why: :( Self study
Best_college: Labs, Infra, Exposure, Green campus....etc
USP: Facilities, Placements
Extracurricular_activities: NCC Army, Navy and All sports
Fee_structure: Will be Minimal
Did_you_attend_this_college: Yes
When_did_you_attend_college_and_what_was_the_experience_like: 2003 to 2007
Your_name: Velusamy

Name_of_college: PTR college of Engg and tech
location: Madurai
Course_to_enroll: BE CSe
Best_professor_and_why: Vinod... Experience
Best_college: Good
USP: It is excellent
Extracurricular_activities: Cricket
Fee_structure: 50-60k
Did_you_attend_this_college: yes
When_did_you_attend_college_and_what_was_the_experience_like: 2001-2005 Good
Your_name: ABCD

Name_of_college: vit
location: velore
Course_to_enroll: mechanical
Best_faculty: all
USP: best infrastructure
Did_you_attend_this_college: my son is studying
Your_name: a k chopra

Name_of_college: Virudhunagar Hindu Nadar Senthil Kumara Nadar College
location: Virudhunagar
Course_to_enroll: Chemistry
Best_faculty: Prof. Rajasekaran
USP: Good exposer about chemistry field.
Did_you_attend_this_college: 1999-2003
Your_name: C. Ganesamoorthy

Name_of_college: psg tech
location: coimbatore
Course_to_enroll: BE mech
Best_faculty: All staff
USP: total exposure in Mech engg
Did_you_attend_this_college: 1981-85
Your_name: sridhar

Name_of_college: SONA COLLEGE OF TECH.
location: SALEM
Course_to_enroll: BE
Best_professor_and_why: Saravanan
Best_college: Infrastructure, Its like Salem's PSG.
USP: Best Infrastructure, Best learning, Exposure.
Extracurricular_activities: All games like swimming , mini golf.
Fee_structure: Normal
Did_you_attend_this_college: 99-2003
When_did_you_attend_college_and_what_was_the_experience_like: IT-
Your_name: arun N

Name_of_college: C.B.M. College
location: Coimbatore
Course_to_enroll: Commerce, Economics, Chemistry, Statistics
Best_professor_and_why: D.Ananthan,Dept.of Economics
Best_college: Excellent location
USP: Best college in Coimbatore
Extracurricular_activities: National Service Scheme
Fee_structure: Moderate
Did_you_attend_this_college: Yes
When_did_you_attend_college_and_what_was_the_experience_like: 2006
Your_name: Karthick

Name_of_college: National Institute of Technology, Trichy
location: Trichy
Course_to_enroll: M.Sc Applied Physics
Best_professor_and_why: Sasi kumar, Good Experiance
Best_college: Excellant labs facilities. Octogen the computer centre with hundred of computers with latest softwares with state of art facilities, excellant infrastructure, good campus placement records
USP: Govt college, Campus placement
Extracurricular_activities: Cricket
Fee_structure: 15000 per sememster
Did_you_attend_this_college: 2002-2004
When_did_you_attend_college_and_what_was_the_experience_like: Delighting and everlasting experiance.
Your_name: Sridhar

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