Leading Branded Colleges of Anna University in Chennai-2


In this second article on Branded colleges of Anna University, the salient features of two engineering colleges are discussed in some detail. These colleges are the Rajalakshmi Engineering College and the RMK Engineering College, which is situated in a suburb of Chennai.

Introduction

There are at least twenty branded and good engineering colleges of Chennai. A large number of other colleges have been converted into deemed Universities and these institutions have transformed themselves into far bigger centres of learning, offering a big range of courses that even include undergraduate courses in Arts and Science. The best examples are the SRM Deemed University and the Hindustan Deemed University.

Nevertheless, there are still a number of colleges that are still under the control of Anna University, Chennai and are affiliated autonomous colleges of good repute. Two such colleges are the Rajalakshmi Engineering College and the R.M.K. Engineering College. In this article, we will discuss a) What is special about the Rajalakshmi Engineering College and b) What is special about the RMK Engineering College.

In the first article in this series Leading Branded Colleges of Anna University in Chennai, we had discussed the salient features of the SSN College of Engineering and the Panimalar Engineering College. We had also discussed the concept of a Branded college in the context of this series of articles.

What is special about the Rajalakshmi Engineering College

This college was established in the year 1997. Within a span of just over two decades, this college has transformed itself into a leading college in the suburb of Chennai, called Poonalamalee. This college is well known for its placement facilities and reportedly has a record that exceeds 85% of eligible candidates.

A good variety of new courses

Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai is one college that has sought to introduce new courses and differentiate itself. For example, it offers B.Tech courses in Food Technology, and this course is a very unique course. Of course, it is a highly specialized course that is avaialble only in some parts of India in a few institutions. Those who are interested in this course may refer to Food Science and Technology.

Similarly, this college also offers the B.Tech course in Robotics and Automation. India is also increasing a good deal of automation in many fields. We now have restaurants in cities like Chennai and Coimbatore, where robots have taken over many activities. The scientific applications of such technologies and their scope in India is simply huge and those with a good B.Tech degree will be well placed in their careers.

Even at the post-graduate level, Rajalakshmi Engineering College is good at offering unique courses. For example, it offers the M.E (Avionics) course. This is intimately connected to the airline industry and given the fact that this is an evergreen field where the scope is global, those with a post-graduate degree will obviously embark on good careers. Those who are interested may refer to Aviation courses in India.

And there is another M.E. course in Medical Electronics that is also offered. The Corporate Hospital industry in Chennai is among the best in the country and those with this specialization are bound to get very good jobs in Corporate hospitals. There are similar opportunities in several other cities where the private healthcare infrastructure is very good. There will always be a big need for those with the electronics specialization in this field and the scope will be global and not merely Indian. It is extremely important to note that there are a number of courses offered in colleges in India. Those who are interested may refer to Medical Electronics.

The Rajalakshmi Engineering College Chennai has been able to make giant strides in recent years as a good branded colleges. The seats are reportedly getting filled up in the first round of counseling itself and the college has been able to maintain a good placement record and very good links with industry.

Contact Information: -
Rajalakshmi Engineering College
#Rajalakshmi Nagar
Thadalam
Chennai 602 105
Phone:- 044-67181111, 67181112
Email:- admin@rajalakshmi.edu.in
Website:- www.rajalakshmi.org

What is special about the RMK Engineering College

Chennai is one metro city that has expanded in all directions. There are two directions on the Northern side. One is the North-West expansion on the Mumbai/Bangalore route. Another is the North-East expansion along the Bay of Bengal and this expansion has been dramatic in recent years.

One industrial suburb that has expanded in recent years is a place called Gummidipoondi. The basic infrastrucuture has improved by leaps and bounds in the recent years and the Chennai Metro is bound to be expanded in the next few years. As such, the reality is that Southern Chennai is better developed than the Southern part of Chennai that has too many good engineering colleges and almost every deemed University. Perhaps to fill this void, the R.M.K. Engineering College has emerged as a good branded college in this part of the city, near Gummidipoondi.

This college offers all the conventional courses and those interviewed for this article made a special mention about the utility of two courses under the B.Tech umbrella. These courses are the ones in Artificial Intelligence and Data sciences where the knowledge partner is the prestigious Chennai-based IT company called Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS) and in Computer Science and Business Systems where the knowledge partner is TCS. Hence, this college has already forged industry links and it is no wonder that this college is reputed for a good placement record in this part of the city. Furthermore, the college also has the facilities of MS/PhD degrees, through research, in Computer Science and Engineering, Information technology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Since the overall ecosystem of courses is so good, this R.M.K. Engineering College Chennai has been able to make a big difference to the quality of engineering education in Gummidipoondi, a North-East suburb of Chennai.

Contact Information:-
Address:-
R.M.K. Engineering College
RSM Nagar
Gummidipoondi Taluk
Tiruvallur District
Tamil Nadu 601 206
Phone:- 044-67906790
Email:- pincipal@rmkec.ac.in
Wesbite:- www.rmkec.ac.in

Conclusion

Chennai is home to some of the finest colleges affiliated to the prestigious Anna University. Two of such colleges, the Rajalakshmi Engineering College and the R.M.K. Engineering College, Chennai, have a good variety of courses to offer. These colleges have made a big difference to the quality of life to thousands of engineers over the years.


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