Kongu Engineering College (KEC Erode), Erode

Erode (Tamil Nadu) Estd : 1984 Approved by : NAAC Type : Private
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Kongu Engineering College

Kongu Engineering College was established in 1984 in the Erode district of Tamil Nadu, which is a reputed multi-professional institution. The word ‘Kongu' basically refers to a region of the southern state of India. The college has completed approximately three decades for providing technical education across India and successfully in abroad as well. KEC, Erode has been ranked 68th in the year 2018 under the NIRF ranking. 

Kongu Engineering College (Erode) is an autonomous private college affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and approved by AICTE. KEC is accredited by NAAC with an ‘A' grade. On the other hand, the courses offered by the college are NBA accredited. In a survey conducted by ‘The Week', the college has achieved the 21st position among engineering colleges in the south zone of India. In 2017, Kongu Engineering College is awarded as ‘Most Clean Campus' in India by AICTE.

Kongu Engineering College offers multiple Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in various specializations. To promote research activities among students, the college has 16 research centres in various disciplines. In order to secure admission in KEC UG and PG courses, candidates must have a valid score in the entrance exams conducted by the relevant authority along with the merit obtained in class 12th or qualifying degree respectively. By keeping in mind the necessity of co-curricular and extracurricular activities, the college has various associations, clubs, and societies managed by students and are monitored by the faculty members.

KEC, Erode invests heavily in Research & Development and currently operating 16 R&D centres which have published over 100 books and successfully filed over 20 patents. The institute also operates an IIPC (Industry Institute Partnership Cell) which undertakes various Consulting, Testing and Training projects from the industry which bring in over Rs 40 Lakhs of revenue each year to the institute. The Alumni association at Kongu Engineering College was established in 1997 and has been helping the students and alumni to derive mutual synergies.

KEC Placement cell interacts with reputed organizations to arrange campus interviews for the placement of final year students. The cell also arranges internships for students. The college immensely improved its campus placement percentage rate in recent years from 79% to 91%.

Kongu Engineering College infrastructure is considered to be one of the best in India. Each department of KEC has its own student association and conducts a one-day technical symposium every year. Sports activities are also available in the campus with the well-maintained base ground for hockey, basketball, and football. The campus of KEC has computer labs, hostels, gym, dispensary, ambulance, recreational centre, ATM's, seminar hall and well-maintained labs.

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KEC Erode, Erode Placement

Placement cell has been functioning in their campus since 1998. The cell interacts with reputed organizations in order to arrange campus interviews for placement of final year students. The placement cell also arranges internship for students in industries.

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Awards and Rankings

  • KEC graded AAAA by Career 360 magazine (April 2017)

  • NIRF Ranking - KEC bagged Second Rank among all Self-financing Colleges in Tamilnadu, Fifth Rank among all Self-financing Colleges in India and 57th Rank among all Engineering Institutions including IITs, NITs, etc., in India

  • 42nd position at all India level including IITs and NITs in Outlook, July 2016 issue

  • 2nd Position in Self Financing Engineering Colleges in Tamilnadu and 19th Position among 140 Top Engineering Colleges in India (including IITs and NITs) in Competition Success Review(CSR) June 2016 issue

  • 3rd Position all Private Self Financing Colleges in Tamilnadu in The Week June 2016 Issue

  • Carrers 360 Magazine(April 2016): Ranked our College at 45th position among top 100 Best Engineering Research Institutues in India and awarded AAAA rating among the top Engineering colleges in Tamilnadu

  • NIRF Ranking - KEC bagged First Rank among all Self-financing Colleges in Tamilnadu, Third Rank among all Self-financing Colleges in India and 46th Rank among all Engineering Institutions including IITs, NITs, etc., in India

  • Ranked 3rd Position in Tamilnadu and 32nd Position in private engineering colleges in India by "The Week" Magazine

  • Ranked 2nd Position in Tamilnadu and 26th Position in India among Engineering Institutes in India (including IITs and NITs) by Competition Success Review(CSR) Magazine

  • Ranked 1st Position in Tamilnadu and 39th position at all India level by "Outlook" magazine (including IIT's and NIT's)

  • Ranked 3rd Position in Tamilnadu and 32nd Position in private engineering colleges in India by "The Week" Magazine

  • Ranked 2nd position in Tamilnadu and 24th position in private engineering colleges in India by Times of India - Times Engineering Ranking-2015 (16th June 2015)

  • Ranked 57th position at all India level by Times of India - Times Engineering Ranking -2015 (16th June 2015)

  • Careers 360 Magazine (April 2015) ranked our College at 50 th position among top 100 Best Engineering Research Institutes in India and AAA+ position among top Engineering colleges of Tamilnadu

  • Engineering College of the Year 2014 (Higher Education Review - December 2014)

  • 12th Position among Top Emerging Engineering Colleges of Super Excellence (CSR-GHRDC Survey 2014)

  • 32nd Position among Top 75 Private Engineering Colleges and 82nd position at All-India level (The Week magazine -June 2014 )

  • Awarded AAA+ grade(Careers 360 Magazine-May 2014)

  • Composite Ranking : 2011, 2012 & 2013 in Outlook

  • 43rd Position among Top 75 Engineering Colleges at ALL-India level and 2 nd Position among self financing College in Tamilnadu (Outlook July 2014)

  • Recipient of Outstanding Engineer Award 2016 from The Institution of Engineers India, Coimbatore Local Centre towards his outstanding achievements, contributions and excellence in Technology Development.
  • Award for Outstanding Institute Industry Partnership During 4 th National Conference at India International Centre, New Delhi on “Sustainable Institute Industry Partnership – SIIP 2016” by The Society for Educational and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED), Chennai.
  • Award for Outstanding Institute Industry Partnership During 3 rd National Conference at IIT Chennai on “Sustainable Institute Industry Partnership- SIIP 2015” By The Society for Educational and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED), Chennai.
  • Best E- Cell, Entrepreneurship Eco System Builder National Award 2015
  • International Achievers Award for Excellence in Education received by our Principal Prof.S.Kuppuswami from Mr. Korn Dabbaransi, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Thailand in recognition of his sterling merit excellence performance and outstanding contribution for the progress of the nation and worldwide by Global Achievers Foundation on the occasion of International Achievers Summit on Individual Contribution for International Integration and World Peace on 8th February 2015 at Bangkok (Thailand).
  • Prof.S.Kuppuswami, Principal, Kongu Engineering College was awarded "Best Faculty Award 2014 - Life Time Achievement Award" towards his relentless service and contribution from Nehru Group of Institutions on 15th December 2014.
  • Award for Outstanding Institute Industry Partnership During 2 nd National Conference at IIT Chennai on “Sustainable Institute Industry Partnership- SIIP 2014” By The Society for Educational and Entrepreneurial Development (SEED), Chennai.
  • The college Principal bestowed with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan National Award for the Best Engineering College Principal by ISTE, New Delhi during 43rd ISTE National Annual Convention held on 19th December 2013 at Tatyasaheb Kore Institute of Engineering and Technology, Warananagar, Kolhapur.
  • EEE Department of Kongu Engineering College awarded as the Best Industry linked technical Institute by AICTE CII Survey.
  • National Award for TBI @ KEC.

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Contact Details of Kongu Engineering College, Erode

  • Contact No:
    +91-04294226555
  • Email ID:
    principal@kongu.ac.in
  • Website:
    http://www.kongu.ac.in/
  • Address:
    Perundurai, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India- 638052

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