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Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, [DCE] Chennai - Hostels and Facilities

Reviews on Infra/Hostels of Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, [DCE] Chennai

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2017
  • The campus of Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering (DCE) is huge and the overall environment of the college is good, with nice big grounds. The labs are not well equipped.
  • Many a time the equipment doesn’t work. Mechanical and Civil are relatively newer departments and still in the process equipping the labs.
  • The college is renovating some parts of the college. Other facilities include table tennis, chess, carom, basketball, volleyball and a gymnasium.

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Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, [DCE] Chennai Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure Facilities at Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, [DCE] Chennai:

The DCE infrastructure facilities include magnificent buildings with a unique blend of both oriental and architectural marvels. Each department is housed in a separate and exclusive block

  • Sciences and Humanities Block
  • Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology Block
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering Block
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering Block
Block Architecture
  • Spacious, airy, and well lit Lecture Halls, furnished with latest classroom furniture’s
  • Laboratories equipped with the state of the art equipment
  • Seminar hall
  • Department library
  • Faculty Rooms
  • Students' Common Rooms
  • Besides toilets and other facilities covering a total built-up area of 2.6 lakhs sq.ft.


  • The auditorium is fully furnished
  • Seating capacity is 350 Person
  • Fully Air-conditioned
  • It has a very powerful LCD projector with a Personal Computer
  • Effective Audio System

Central Library:

Apart from individual department libraries, the college houses a massive central library of 500 sq.m. built-up area, with a seating capacity for about 200 people the library boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 volumes and also provides access to 59 national journals. Subscription towards 120 online IEEE e-journals under Indexed – AICTE consortium has done, with a view to providing updates to all students, to augment their project impart. The entire library is digitized and uses an exclusive software package (OPAC) that details acquisition, cataloging, circulation, serials, and article indexing.

Library Additional Resources:
  • National and International Journals and magazines
  • Digitized version or educational cassettes and educational VCDs
  • e-journals through the internet or 4 Mbps capacity
  • Online access to journals, magazines, and books
  • Smart card enabled access


  • Separate hostels for boys and girls
  • Individual cots, cupboards, tables, chairs, and coat stands for inmates
  • Easy access to library and computer facilities during leisure hours
  • A standby 62.5KVA diesel generator set to ensure uninterrupted power supply
  • Water treatment plant, dispensary and EPBX telephone system, 24*7,  4 MBps internet connection
  • The hostel provides an ideal ambiance with a quiet rural backdrop to make the inmates feel at home and take to serious study in a calm and serene atmosphere

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