The College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG), is one of the top engineering colleges in the country and is affiliated to Anna University. It has been ranked at 9th position among the engineering colleges in India by NIRF 2019 Ranking. The college offers a range of B.Tech and M.Tech courses under various specializations. There are a total of 14 departments in the college. In addition to these courses, CEG also offers other PG Courses such as MBA, MCA, M.Sc, and Ph.D.

The college provides state-of-the-art facilities like well-stocked libraries, laboratories with all technical equipment, computer center, and well-maintained hostels. The college offers 100% job placement in branded companies namely Microsoft, Qualcomm, Google, Amazon, and Caterpillar.

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CEG Guindy Highlights

Established | Type 1794 | Public
Affiliated to Anna University
Also known as  CEG
Campus Area 223 acres
Courses offered Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Admission Criteria Entrance Exam

CEG Guindy Ranking

  • Ranked at 9th position among the top engineering colleges in India by NIRF Rankings 2019
  • Outlook India ranked College of Engineering Guindy at 12th position among the engineering institues in India.
  • Ranked at 8th position among the top engineering colleges in the nation by The Week Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 37th position among the top engineering colleges in India by JagranJosh Ranking 2019

CEG Guindy Courses

Tabulated below are the courses offered by the College of Engineering Guindy under various specializations:

Courses Specializations Eligibility
B.Tech/B.E. Civil Engineering Intermediate graduate with PCM as compulsory subjects
Mechanical Engineering
Information & Communication
Electrical Engineering
M.Tech/M.E. Civil Engineering Graduate in B.E./B.Tech in relevant discipline from a recognized university
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Information & Communication
M.Sc Mathematics Graduate in B.Sc from a recognized university
Computer Science
MBA General Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university
Tourism Management
MCA - 10+2 and Graduation with Mathematics as a compulsory subject

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CEG Guindy Admission

College of Engineering Guindy offers admission to the courses on the basis of various entrance exams. Students must have a valid score in the respective entrance exam for a particular course. 

  • Admission to the B.E/B.Tech is done through Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA).
  • For admission to courses like M.E, M.Tech, MBA, MCA, students need to appear for TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test).
  • Students with a valid score in GATE are offered direct admission in M.Tech.
  • Admission to the M.Sc and M.Phil programs are done through an Entrance Examination followed by a Counseling round conducted by Anna University.

Students can visit the official website to download the application form. Fill the form very carefully and make a payment of INR 700 (INR 350 for SC/SCA/ST candidates). The application fee must be paid online. The completed application form should be sent to “The Director, Centre for Admission, Anna University, Chennai – 600025”.

The college releases a merit list for each course separately based on marks obtained in entrance exams. Students will be further called for the counseling process at Anna University. 

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CEG Guindy Scholarship

College of Engineering Guindy offers various scholarships to the deserving and meritorious students. These scholarships are distributed according to their performance in the academic core. Listed below are the names of such scholarships:

  • Murugappa Centenary Scholarship
  • Student Welfare Endowment Scholarship
  • Krishnamurthy Award Scholarship
  • Madras Dock Lab Ambedkar Scholarship
  • Merit Scholarship

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CEG Guindy Placement

College of Engineering Guindy has a dedicated placement cell that looks after the employment needs of the students. It carries out all the placement activities for more than 3000 students from every department. Students have bagged great placement offers from the campus placement drive. Companies recruit students based on their academic performance in their respective courses. As per the previous placement record, the highest salary offered to students was INR 5 LPA, while the average salary was INR 2.15 LPA. Some of the top recruiters of the college include names like Google, Uber, Microsoft, Caterpillar Companies, TCS, KMV Projects, and many more.

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CEG Guindy Faculty

The faculty members of college all the time ready to spread new knowledge and experience to each student so that they can make their future bright. A lot of them are Ph.D. holders and are expertise in their respective areas. 


Listed below are some of the famous alumni members of the college:

  • Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian film actor and Producer
  • Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Former Captain of the Indian cricket team and the Chairman of the selection committee
  • P. S. Veeraraghavan, Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
  • Upendra J. Chivukula, American politician

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CEG Guindy Facilities

To pursue a good education than excellent facilities are very important. In order to provide best education the college offers helpful facilities such as

  • Hostels: In the city of Chennai, the college provides the best hostels facility. There are total of 16 hostels and named after the flowers. Out of 16 hostels, 5 hostels are reserved for Girls. These hostels are offered only to Undergraduate students. For international and NRI students provide separate accommodations. Hostels provide well-furnished rooms and hygienic meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • Library: Library of the college has a collection of books, magazines, journals, eJournals and other useful databases. Facilities for internet browsing and e-services are also available in the library for the convenient of students. It has over 1.5 lakh books and digital learning services.
  • Health Centre: The college has experienced doctors and staff aided by modern lab equipment. Students, as well as employees at the college, can consult the doctor free of cost.

CEG Guindy FAQs

Ques. Is College of Engineering Guindy good?

Ans. College of Engineering has been ranked among the top engineering colleges in India by a number of ranking agencies. It has been ranked at 9th position by NIRF Ranking among the top engineering colleges in India. 

Ques. How many courses are offered at CEG?

Ans. The college offers more than 90 courses offered across eight streams which include B.Tech and M.Tech in various specializations.

Ques. What is the flagship course of CEG?

Ans. B.Tech is the flagship course offered at College of Engineering Guindy. Admission to the course is done through TNEA counseling.

Ques. Does College of Engineering Guindy offers any research program?

Ans. Yes, the college offers M.Phil in 6 areas of specializations. Students seeking admission in the program must have a master’s degree from a recognized university. Final selection is done on the basis of marks secured in the entrance exam.

Ques. Which is better CEG or MIT?

Ans. CEG (College of Engineering Guindy) has a bigger and clean campus and more popular than MIT (Madras Institute of Technology). Being the oldest college, it enjoys a brand value. TNEA toppers choose CEG and the seats get almost filled by 1st day of admission. Apart from traditional engineering courses, both the institutes are known for their distinctive courses. MIT provides Aeronautical, Automobile, and Production Engineering whereas CEG provides Mining, Biomedical, and Material Science Engineering.