Saveetha Engineering College (SEC) was established in 2001 by Dr. N.M. Veeraiyan, Dentist by profession. The college has a total strength of 4349 students in 12 UG courses which include Agricultural, Artificial Intelligence & Data Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Civil, Chemical, CSE, ECE, EEE, EIE, IT, Mechanical and Medical Electronics & also has 8 PG Courses including MBA. The college has got accreditation for 5 UG courses in 2018 for three years by NBA and ranked 124 by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) for the academic year 2017-18 among all IITs, Central, State and Private Institutions in India. In the year 2015, SEC was awarded the highest grade 'A' with a score of 3.19 on a scale of 4 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for 5 Years. The Institution was awarded as Autonomous from the academic year 2019-2020. The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India has recognized the college as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO), considering its potential for Research and Development.

Saveetha Engineering College Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2001 | Private (Autonomous)
Approved by AICTE
Affiliated to Anna University, Chennai
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade | NBA
Entrance Exam

National: MAT/ UGC-NET/ GATE


Courses Offered UG, PG & PH.D
Application Mode Online
Top Recruiters Capgemini, Tech Mahindra, IBM, Infosys, TCS, IDBI Bank, BYJU’s, Mindtree, ZOHO, Karvy
Campus Area 120 acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Medical, Sports, Gymnasium, etc
Official Website
Admission Helpdesk  044 6672 6677

Saveetha Nagar, Thandalam,
Vellore - Chennai Rd, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu 602105

Quick Facts

  • An Autonomous Institution imparting 21st-century skills by industry 4.0 ready curriculum.
  • Fully Flexible Choice Based Credit System - Learners can select Subject, Faculty, Schedule Domain Electives (fully learner centric).
  • Learning by Doing - All subjects are integrated with 50% Practical & Skill Development.
  • Learner Centric Learning Assures Life-Long Learners by 4C’s - Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity
  • Saveetha Teaching Learning Centre for Learner centric environment & self-learning
  • 30 Students per Class Room for Project-based Learning (PBL) & Class in Lab (CLAB)
  • Outcome-based Education(OBE) with backward designing of curriculum
  • Inter / Multidisciplinary courses like Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Robotics, Internet of Things, Digital Manufacturing, 3D Printing, AR / VR, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Cyber Forensics, Cryptography, Quantum Computing, Lab on Chip, Organ on Chip, MEMS/NEMS, etc., as specialization
  • Transdisciplinary courses like Foreign Languages, Design, Problem Solving, Music, Theatre, Yoga, Dance, Arts, Philosophy, Psychology, Civics, Biology, Humanity, Sports, etc., as part of the engineering
  • Multiple Interactive Learning Algorithm(MILA) - Inquiry-based Learning
  • 1:13 Staff: Student Ratio | Faculty: 122 Ph.D. | 152 pursuing Ph.D
  • 100% Placements | Compulsory Internship / Paid Internship | 1 Crore Merit Scholarship / year.

Saveetha Engineering College Courses

SEC Chennai offers UG and PG Courses in the discipline of Agricultural, BioMedical Engineering, Civil, MBA. Tabulated below are the details for the same:

Course Specialization Eligibility
B.Tech Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, Chemical Engineering 10+2 from Tamil Nadu with PCM or any other institution recognized by Anna University of Engineering & Technology
B.E Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Medical Electronics Engineering, Agriculture Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
M.E Computer Science & Engineering, Communication and Networking, CAD & CAM, Embedded Systems, Applied Electronics, VLSI Design, Software Engineering
  • B.E/B.Tech in a relevant subject
  • Obtained a valid score in GATE/ TANCET
  • Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • Obtained a valid score in MAT/ CET/ TANCET

Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics

  • Post Graduation in the relevant discipline
  • Obtained a valid score in NET/ JRF

Check: SEC Chennai Courses and Fees

Saveetha Engineering College Admission

Admissions are done on the basis of merit and entrance exams.

How to Apply?

The admission can be done online or offline. Admissions to M.E and MBA courses is done via TANCA Counselling. Students can apply from the official website of the institute.

Selection Criteria

Course Entrance Test Read more
M.E GATE Click here
TANCET Click here
MAT Click here
Ph.D UGC-NET Click here

Check: SEC Chennai Admission

Saveetha Engineering College Placement

The placement cell of the college is very efficient, as many companies recruit employees from the university itself. SEC has a record of 100% Placement and provides compulsory internships or paid internships to students. With a data bank of over 1000 companies, the cell ensured opportunities in more than 100 companies in previous years. More than 87 reputed companies offered 93% of the students with an on-campus placement in 2018-19. The highest package offered was INR 9 LPA. Some of the potential recruiters are Capgemini, Tech Mahindra, IBM, Infosys, TCS, IDBI Bank, BYJU’s, Mindtree, ZOHO, Karvy, Aspire Systems, Technosys, Sutherland, etc.

Check: SEC Chennai Placement

Saveetha Engineering College Facilities

Library: The library is the hub of academic student life on campus. Saveetha College of engineering houses a spacious library, stocked with plenty of journals and thousands of CDs and reports. SEC Chennai library consists of thousands of books that help students with all exam related problems and faculties alike have easy access to the course and reference materials through a membership card.

Hostel Facilities: The institute provides separate accommodation for both boys and girls. The hostels have 300 girls and 380 boys, separate for girls and boys, it also has a caring student facility where people can have a great experience of hostel life.

Medical Aid: On the campus, there is a student’s Health Care Centre. With a full-time Medical Superintendent and a team of qualified, efficient doctors who are always present in the healthcare center.

Cafeteria: SEC Chennai has a canteen with a great sitting capacity, with students as well as the faculty having a recreation time, where tea/coffee and various snack options are available. On the other hand, the canteen serves great meals for their students/staff members.

Weekly Movie: SEC Chennai provides its students with a movie weekly that everyone can enjoy.

Shops: Children who want daily utility products can buy them from the shops are located on the campus.

Gymkhana/Yoga: The College’s Campus has a gym and yoga center for its students and staff members, students can work out together and enjoy the fun associated with it.

Sports Centre: For enthusiastic students, who are interested in sports and take part in various sports activities and can represent the college on a national as well as international level.

Check: SEC Chennai Hostel Fees

Saveetha Engineering College Faculty

SEC Chennai has a large and diverse faculty of highly qualified and experienced faculty members. The institute has a total of 122 Ph.D. holders and 152 Ph.D. (pursuing) in its faculty. The faculty is known for its leadership in education. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields. The institute has a team of highly qualified faculty members, the majority of them have long teaching experience and are associated with the institution for many years. The faculty includes Dean, Principal, Professors, Associate Professors, HODs.

Check: SEC Chennai Faculty

Saveetha Engineering College FAQs

Ques. What is the intake capacity for an M.E program?

Ans. The intake capacity for an M.E program is 144 students.

Ques. Is there any scholarship provided for students?

Ans. Yes, SEC Chennai provides various scholarships to deserving students. Some of the are as follows:

  • 1 Crore Merit Scholarship every year to selected students.
  • Government Scholarship is applicable to the eligible students.
  • College Topper Scholarship for every year to be given to the Topper of the college.
  • Sports Quota Scholarship will be provided for students with sports accomplishments.
  • Alumni Scholarship to the applicable students.