Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu has been a promising autonomous institution since its establishment in 2000. The institute is affiliated to Anna University approved by AICTE and is also accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade and NBA.

Karpagam College of Engineering offers UG courses and PG courses in engineering stream and some research courses in the field of engineering and business. Admissions to this college are done through TNEA for UG courses and TANCET for PG courses.

KCE Coimbatore Highlights

Established | Institute type 2000 | Private 
Approved by AICTE
Affiliated to Anna University 
Entrance Exam TNEA counselling, TANCET
Courses Offered UG, PG and Doctoral Courses
Popular Courses BE/B.Tech and MBA
Application Mode Online and Offline
Admission Criteria Merit Based and Entrance Based
Top Recruiters Microsoft, Amazon, HP, IBM, TCS, Wipro
Campus Area 16 acre
Facilities Clubs, Hostel, Arts and Culture, Library, Gyms, etc.
Official Website KCE Coimbatore

KCE Coimbatore Ranking/Achievements

  • Karpagam College of Engineering has been ranked between 251-300 by NIRF.
  • The college has also been awarded the grade ‘A’ by NAAC..

KCE Coimbatore Courses

Courses Details
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Specializations: Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in PCM with 50% aggregate marks
  • Selection Criteria: TNEA counselling
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Specializations: Information Technology
  • Eligibility: 10+2 in PCM with 50% aggregate marks
  • Selection Criteria: TNEA counselling
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Specializations: Business Administration
  • Eligibility: Graduation from a recognized university
  • Selection Criteria: TANCET
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Computer Applications
  • Eligibility: Graduation from a recognized university
  • Selection Criteria: TANCET
  • Seats intake: 120
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specializations: VLSI Design, Communication Systems, Mechatronics
  • Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech. from a recognized institution
  • Selection Criteria: TANCET 
  • Specialization: Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Information and Technology, Mechanical Engineering
  • Eligibility: Master' degree with 55% aggregate marks
  • Selection Criteria: Interview and entrance exam

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KCE Coimbatore Admissions

Admission to the Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore are merit based and entrance based. 

  • The merit-based admissions (TNEA) are for the UG courses, that is, BE/B.Tech and the entrance based admissions (TANCET) are for the PG courses such as MCA, ME and MBA.
  • TNEA is conducted by Anna University in which a merit list of the candidates who have applied for the admission will be prepared on the basis of their marks in 10+2.
  • TANCET is also conducted by Anna University in offline mode through which students get admitted on the basis of their rank in the entrance exam. 

How to apply?

  • Every year the college releases notification for admission to its UG, PG and research courses.
  • The candidates will be needed to apply online for the various courses.
  • If the candidate is interested in the UG course, then they will register for TNEA which is conducted every year. Shortlisted candidates will be notified through call or email.
  • For PG courses, the candidates need to appear for the TANCET exam. After the exam, the student will get shortlisted according to their ranks.
  • After the confirmation from the college, the students will go through counseling.
  • In the counseling process, interested students will fill their seats and go through document verification
  • After document verification, the college will finally allot the seat to the student.
  • Candidates successfully crossing every step will pay the fees and start their semester year at KCE.

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KCE Cutoffs 2019


Course Category Cutoff Marks
Civil Engineering (BE) BC 163
BCM 168.23
MBC 162.75
OC 170.75
Computer Science and Engineering (BE) BC 180
BCM 162
MBC 165.5
OC 183.25
Electronics and Communication Engineering (BE) BC 179
BCM 155
MBC 167
OC 181.5


Course Category Cutoff marks
MCA General 29
SC 20

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KCE Coimbatore Placements

Karpagam College of Engineering has made a remarkable growth since its establishment in the year 2000. Various multinational IT companies are tied with the college and have ensured placements for the students in those companies. There have been several companies that have been recruiters of KCE from past years. Tech giants like Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, HP, Accenture, Infosys, TCS, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Zenith Software, Logitech, etc. These companies provided good packages to the students.

  • Highest package being 14 LPA.
  • Average salary Package being 2.8 LPA - 14 LPA.

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KCE Coimbatore Scholarships

Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore offers scholarships to the students who are talented and also there are many scholarships available to the students who belong to the minority. Here are some of the details about the scholarships available to the students of KCE.

  • Central Sector Scheme for College and University Students - it provides scholarships to the students who have to attain more than 80% in the H.S.C exam. Their annual family income should be less than 6LPA.
  • Tamil Nadu Government SC & ST Scholarship – It is provided by the state government to the students who belong to minority groups. The scholarship covers tuition fees and also the hostel fees.
  • National Scholarship (Minority) – it is also provided by the government and it allows 25k per year to the students whose family income is that 2lac per annum.

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KCE Coimbatore Facilities

KCE provides a lot of facilities to the students. Here are some details;

  • Hostels: Separate hostels for boys and girls. The hostel has more than 531 well-furnished rooms for around 2500 boys and 1500 girls. The mess facility in the hostel is also very good. The hostels are well-equipped with Wi-Fi, reading room, game room, etc.
  • Library: The library is quite big and it contains more than 73,232 volumes.
  • Sports: Extensive 6 acres of fields for the students to have some fun at sports. In addition to that, 12000 SQ feet of the indoor stadium is built for indoor games. The gym is also available for the students to indulge in exercising and stay fit.
  • Seminar halls: There are around 4 seminal halls which provide some vast space for the students to hold and attain many functions.

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KCE Coimbatore Faculty

With HOD and assisting HOD both holding Ph.D. degrees, there are around 15 lecturers under each department. The faculty is well-qualified to deliver quality education to the students. Many lecturers have more than 35 years of experience. The student to teacher ratio is around 12:1. Here are some details;

  • More than 36 Ph.D. holder teachers who are HOD and lead the department courses.
  • The total number of faculty is more than 450.
  • There are also many non-teaching staff who still help the students in other activities like projects and seminars.

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Ques. How do I get admission at Karpagam College of Engineering?

Ans. For UG courses, you will need to apply through the TNEA. The TNEA is a counseling system that takes account of your 12th marks and gives a rank accordingly. You can use the rank to get admission otherwise there are management Quota seats also. For PG courses, you will need to sit in a competitive exam TANCET. The ranks obtained in the exam will get you admission to the KCE.

Ques. Do I need to appear for TANCET for admission in KCE Coimbatore?

Ans. Yes, you have to appear for TANCET if you are willing to take admission in master (PG) courses in KCE. For UG courses, you can apply through the TNEA which is a merit-based counseling system. The ranks attained through these two are eligible to take admission in the college.

Ques. What are the courses available at Karpagam College of engineering?

Ans. There are more than 10 UG courses, many of which are accredited by NBA, TCS, and Wipro. The college also provides 5 master courses including MBA. There are also 5 research courses that give the students scope of research and training.

Ques. How can I avail of the scholarship provided by the government?

Ans. There are a number of scholarships provided by both government and private organizations. For the government scholarships, you must fulfill their eligibility criteria which are mostly low family income and belonging to the minority category. There are also merit-based scholarships available to the students. The students can avail them by applying to their official website through the college id.

Ques. What are the fees for B.E and M.E in KCE?

Ans. The course fees depend on a number of factors on what the course delivers. But on average, the annual fees for all B.E. courses are around 1,60,000 and for the M.E. courses, it is around 1,00,000/yr.