Top 5 colleges that offer Production Engineering courses in Tamil Nadu

Do you wish to pursue a degree in Production Engineering? Are you searching for the top Production Engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu? This article lists the best colleges that offer UG and PG Production Engineering courses in Tamil Nadu.

Production Engineering is the specialization of Mechanical Engineering which focuses on the design, development, implementation, operation and management of manufacturing system. In the complete process of engineering, manufacturing plays a key role and is considered to be one of the most important elements. Production Engineering/ Manufacturing Engineering deals with the manufacturing of different products, machinery, tools, material science and quality control. In simple terms, production engineering can be stated as the science and process of transforming raw materials into a finished product. For the mechanical engineering aspirants, B.E/B.Tech in Production Engineering will be a good choice as the course deals with the basics of engineering mechanics along with the concepts of various machinery, equipment and engineering components.

In India as well as abroad, the career scope of Production Engineers is high because almost all the top sectors such as manufacturing sector, semiconductor, research labs, communications, banking, sports, health, e-business, IT, Pharmaceuticals, etc. hire Production Engineers as per the manufacturing needs in their industry. The job role of a Production Engineer revolves around the usage or selection of materials, machines, tools and human resources in an effective way for the production of goods or products. Along with the production or manufacturing process, the production engineers will also be involved in tasks such as quality control and inventory control. Since the opportunities for production engineers is wide, the aspirants who wish to enter into the mechanical field can pursue a UG or PG degree course in Production Engineering.

In Tamil Nadu, very few colleges offer degree courses in Production Engineering. Mentioned here is a list of top colleges in Tamil Nadu that offer UG and PG courses in Production Engineering.

1. National Institute of Technology(NIT), Trichy

National Institute of Technology, Trichy is one of the premier institutes in Tamil Nadu which offers B.Tech Production Engineering, M.Tech Manufacturing Technology, M.Tech Industrial Engineering and Management, MS and Ph.D. programs under the Department of Production Engineering. NIT is a college with national-level importance and is well-known for creating talented production engineering graduates from the year 1981. The Production Engineering Department at NIT, Trichy has a central workshop, a library and well-equipped advanced laboratories to learn production engineering or manufacturing technology. Also, the academic department has experienced faculty and supporting staff.

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The Production Engineering(PE) department works for the benefit of students, research scholars and faculty and hence it takes an initiative to conduct symposiums, workshops, conferences and various other academic events regularly through the Production Engineering Association(PEA) of the department. Apart from education, the PE department of NIT, Trichy with the help of a sponsoring agency conducts sponsored projects on various research topics related to Production Engineering. It also encourages and guides the students to complete innovative student projects. All the courses offered by the PE department are periodically reviewed and the department has also received accreditation from the National Board of Accreditation(NBA). For the career growth of the students, the placement cell of the college provides placement opportunities for both the UG and PG students of the Production Engineering department.

To get admissions into the B.Tech Production Engineering course at NIT-Trichy, interested candidates must have a good academic score in the Class 12 board examination and Joint Entrance Examination (Main). Admissions at NIT will be completely done based on the merit score of the candidates and the reservation norms of the Government.

Contact details
Address: Department of Production Engineering
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu – 620015
Phone: +91-431- 2503501

2. Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai

Madras Institute of Technology(MIT), the constituent college of Anna University, Chennai is one of the top engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu which is notable for offering high quality education in Production Engineering and other degree programmes such as Aerospace Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Rubber & Plastics Technology and Instrumentation Engineering. At MIT, the Production Engineering programs are offered under the Production Technology(PT) department which was established in the year 1977. The department is an active organizer of national level seminars, symposiums, workshops, Faculty Development Training Program (FDTP) and short term programs. The PT department of MIT offers both the full-time and part-time degree programmes in B.E Production Engineering, B.E Mechanical Engineering, M.E Manufacturing Engineering and M.E Mechatronics(Full-Time). The faculty group of the department has many assistant and associate professors with a Ph.D. degree, qualified teaching fellows and skilled non-teaching staff.

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To conduct practical learning sessions and research activities, the PT department of MIT has a Metallurgy lab, Fluid Power lab, Material Testing lab, Metal Forming lab, CAD lab, CNC lab, Metrology lab, and Robotics lab with necessary machines, equipment, tools and licensed software. Also, the department has a central workshop with major equipment. A lot of funded projects and research projects are being carried out at the research centers of the department. The PT department also has an association named 'The Association of Production Engineers (TAPE)' to handle all the academic events and the department activities of PE students. It is one of the active student associations in the college which hosts industrial visits, seminars, etc. The college also helps the students with the on-campus placements. The curriculum for Production Engineering courses offered at MIT is based on the regulations of Anna University.

To get B.E Production Engineering admissions at MIT, candidates must have high engineering cut-off marks in the +2 board exam. The total intake capacity at MIT for the B.E Production Engineering course is 60 seats. Engineering admissions at MIT will be done through TNEA counselling based on the merit rank list and the Government reservation rules.

Contact details
Address: Department of Production Technology,
Anna University, MIT Campus,
MIT Rd, Radha Nagar, Chromepet, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu 600044
Phone: 044 2251 6002

3. Government College of Technology, Coimbatore

Government College of Technology(GCT) is a popular autonomous engineering college which is offering production engineering course in Coimbatore since the year 1978. The Production Engineering department of GCT has links with industries and R&D centers for the academic development and the improvement of research activities. The department has experienced faculty and laboratories with advanced equipment and special machines. The department offers full-time UG course in Production Engineering and PG course in Manufacturing Engineering. The courses offered by the PE department of GCT is provisionally accredited by the NBA.

GCT follows the Choice Based Credit System(CBCS) syllabus for the Production Engineering course. The department strives to develop quality production engineers by offering both theoretical and practical education. GCT encourages the PE students and guides them to participate in various design competitions, student research projects and national events. The department handles student activities through the Production Engineering Students Association(PEA). The association regularly organizes state-level technical symposium, national level technical symposium and other academic and non-academic events.

GCT, Coimbatore conducts admissions to the UG program in Production Engineering through the single window counselling of Anna University. The admissions will be conducted based on the state-wise rank calculated by the marks of candidates in the +2 board examination and the reservation norms of the Government of Tamil Nadu. For PG admissions at GCT, candidates have to appear for Anna University single window counselling with their TANCET or GATE scores.

Contact details
Address: Department of Production Engineering,
Government College of Technology(GCT)
Thadagam Main Rd, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641013
Phone: 0422 243 2221

4. PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

PSG College of Technology is another popular Production Engineering College in Coimbatore. It is an ISO 9001:2015 certified institution that offers various degree courses in Engineering. The college has started the Department of Production Engineering in the year 1975 and offers B.E Production Engineering, B.E Production Engineering(Sandwich course), M.E Manufacturing Engineering, M.E Product Design and Commerce, M.E Virtual Prototyping and Digital Manufacturing and M.E Production Engineering(Part-time) courses. To handle the research activities and laboratory sessions, the PE department of PSG has research labs, a CAD learning center and advanced laboratories such as production engineering lab, production and industrial engineering simulation lab, metrology and machine vision lab, etc. All the labs in the department are approved by Anna University, Chennai to carry out Ph.D. research. By involving in the faculty research programs and collaborative projects the department has created a strong bonding with various industries and universities in India as well as abroad.

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PSG helps the students to gain knowledge beyond the syllabi by teaching them through innovative learning methodologies and also encourages them to participate in various national level contests, workshops, training programs, seminars and conferences. To provide wide exposure to the students about the Production Engineering concepts, the department organizes special guest lectures. The PE department is one of the active departments at PSG which focuses on the academic and skill development of students, research scholars and faculty. The placement cell of the college creates job opportunities and internship opportunities for PE students in top companies and industries.

PSG is an autonomous engineering college which admits the candidates into the production engineering course through Anna University-TNEA single window counselling. It is the only college in Tamil Nadu which offers B.E Production Engineering course as regular and sandwich. High Engineering cut-off marks in the +2 board examination are required to get admissions at PSG College of Technology. Engineering admissions at PSG will be done as per the norms of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Contact details
Address: Department of Production Engineering
Post Box No.1611, Peelamedu, Coimbatore-641004
Phone: 0422-2572177,2572477,4344777

5. Sri Sairam Engineering College, Chennai

Sri Sairam Engineering College offers B.E Production Engineering Course in Chennai under the Production Engineering department which was started in the year 2009. The department has a well-equipped central workshop, CAD lab, Metallurgy lab, CAM lab, CNC Machines lab, Mechatronics lab, Fluid Power lab, etc. Also, the department has other infrastructure and facilities such as a seminar hall, central library and syndicate room. The department provides ISTE Chapter membership to all the PE students. The student association of production engineering regularly conducts seminars, guest lectures and also encourages the students to associate themselves with industries by taking part in implant training, internships and industrial visits.

To provide the academic knowledge and guide the students, the department of PE has qualified teaching and non-teaching faculty. It is noted that in the year 2019, the production engineering department of Sri Sairam College has received an academic excellence award called "The Teaching Award In Engineering" from India Matters Foundation and Staffordshire University. The faculty of the department works to produce a meritorious academic record with university ranks every year including a gold medal. The production engineering students with the guidance of the faculty have been consistently producing excellent academic results with distinctions in the Anna University exams and also have a good placement record.

Sri Sairam Engineering College is an autonomous institution that is ranked at the first position among 520 affiliated colleges and is also recognized as one of the top engineering institutes in India by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF). B.E Production Engineering admissions at Sri Sairam College will be done through Anna University TNEA counselling. The total number of seats allotted for Production Engineering admissions through TNEA counselling is 60. Interested candidates can also apply for direct admissions at the college by registering themselves online in the official admission portal of Sri Sairam Engineering College.

Contact details
Address: Department of Production Engineering,
Sri Sai Ram Engineering College,
Sai Leo Nagar, West Tambaram,
Chennai - 600 044, Tamil Nadu.
Phone: 044 - 2251 2222(8 LINES)


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