Rajalakshmi Engineering College: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

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Updated on - Jul 28, 2023

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Rajalakshmi Engineering College is an autonomous institute and was established in the year 1997 under the aegis of Rajalakshmi Educational Trust. The members of this trust have had high experience in the area of education and industry. The college is affiliated with Anna University and is progressing towards excellence in Engineering Education, Research and Development.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College offers 12 undergraduate and 10 postgraduate programs with an intake of 1950 students annually. 9 of the departments have been recognized as Research Centers of Anna University to carry out Ph.D. and M.S. (by Research) programs and there are many scholars who have acquired Ph.D. through these research centers. Rajalakshmi Engineering College Admission is based on the cutoff marks and eligibility criteria.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College received accreditation from NBA and has been accreditated by NAAC with Grade "A". Anna University has affiliated the college for 8 programs. The college has been recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (DSIR), Govt of India as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization because of its prospective for Research and Developmental activities.

The main aim of the college is to transmit quality technical education acquired with proficiency and human values. The college provides the students with opportunities to develop into creative, talented, and globally competent professionals. The college has also been accreditated by TCS and has been certified by ISO.

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Rajalakshmi Engineering College Highlights:

REC is an autonomous college with the research facility. The college has been accreditated by many of the organizations for its excellence in Engineering Education, Research and Development. Given below are a few of the details about the college:

 Year of Establishment 1997
 Affiliation Anna University
 Accreditation NBA; "A" Grade by NAAC
Approval AICTE
 Infrastructure Library, Canteen, Hostel Transport, etc
 Location Rajalakshmi Nagar Thandalam, Chennai - 602 105
 Contact +91-44-37181111, 37181112
Courses UG, PG, Ph.D. Rajalakshmi Engineering College Fees

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Departments:

REC has 16 departments out of which 9 departments have been recognized as Research Centers of Anna University to carry Ph.D. and M.S. The departments of the college are:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Business Systems
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electricals and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Humanities & Sciences
  • Management Studies

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Courses:

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Chennai offers 12 undergraduate and 10 postgraduate programs. REC among few colleges received accreditation for 9 undergraduate programs by the NBA. Anna University has also granted permanent affiliation for Eight programs such as  B.E. Aeronautical Engineering, B.E. Computer Science and Engineering, B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering, B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, B.E. Mechanical Engineering, B.Tech. Biotechnology, B.Tech. Information Technology and M.B.A.

Discipline Courses Specializations
Engineering B.E. Aeronautical Engineering 
Automobile Engineering 
Bio-Medical Engineering 
Civil Engineering 
 Computer Science & Engineering 
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 
Electronics & Communication Engineering 
 Mechanical Engineering 
B.Tech Bio-Technology 
Chemical Engineering 
Computer Science and Business Systems 
Food Technology 
Information Technology 
M.E.  Avionics 
Computer Science & Engineering
Communication Systems
Embedded Systems
Engineering Design
Medical Electronics
Software Engineering
M.Tech. Bio-Technology
Data Science

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Aeronautical Engineering:

The Aeronautical Engineering Dept was established in 2005. The aviation field in India is progressing at a fast pace. So the dept of Aeronautical Engineering is attempting hard to transmit the skills and knowledge that are required by the aircraft industry. The dept offers lab and theory works according to Anna University syllabus through qualified faculty and staff. It has a well-equipped laboratory and highly qualified faculty to impart the knowledge for the students.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Automobile Engineering:

The dept of the Automobile dept was started in 2006. The dept has highly dedicated and qualified faculty members and follows the Anna University syllabus. The dept organizes various guest lectures and industry visits. There are well-equipped laboratories with the latest equipment such as modern engines, fuel testing equipment, etc.

The dept is continuously receiving Anna University ranks and receiving Gold Medals. The dept also has a library that is well equipped with the latest automotive technologies and CDs.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Computer Science and Engineering:

The dept of Computer Science and Engineering is progressing continuously. The dept has also been recognized as a Collaborative Research Center by Anna University to offer M.S. and Ph.D. programs. The dept is also continuously engaged in an active industry-interaction particularly with the Computer Society of India. TCS has also accreditated the college for the faculty, students development programs, and campus interview, etc.

The dept has also signed an MoU with Infosys, IBM, US Technologies for software techniques and faculty development programs. Many of the students from this dept has been placed in leading software companies such as TCS, Infosys, Satyam, Polaris, etc.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College MoUs:

Rajalakshmi College has signed various MoUs with various national and international organizations (both private and govt). The MoUs will facilitate in developing the overall institution. Given below are the MoUs signed by the college are:

  • MoU with Gedik University, Turkey.
  • MoU with Universidade Paulista-UNIP, Brasil
  • MoU with Millersville University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • MoU with AEC Business School for Singapore Polytechnic
  • Institutional partnership with Moscow, Aviation Institute (MAI)
  • Institutional Partnership with Sunderland University, U.K
  • MoU with Bahir-Dar University, Ethiopia
  • MoU with University of Wolverhampton, U.K.
  • MoU with University of Regina, Canada
  • MoUs for Strengthening Industry Institute Interaction
  • MoU with Super Auto Forge, Chennai
  • MoU with Infosys
  • MOU with FLSmidth Private Limited, Chennai
  • MOU with Firestream Worldwide Inc, Chennai

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Infrastructure:

Rajalakshmi Engineering College is located in Rajalakshmi Nagar Thandalam, Chennai. It has all the facilities inside its campus and is well-maintained. The infrastructural facilities of the college are:

  • The administration dept of the college provides all the official services like Identity Card, Bonafide Certificate, Buss pass, fee-related queries, hall ticket, etc.
  • The college library is situated in a spacious new building and is open to students and staff on all working days. It has a huge collection of around 52600 volumes of textbooks, reference books, national and international journals, etc.
  • In the library, the open access system is being followed.
  • The library consists of the reference section, back volumes, digital library, electronic library, audiovisual section, institutional membership, reprography, etc.
  • The college canteen is a fully vegetarian canteen with hygienically prepared food for the students and staff. There is also a separate mess for the boys.
  • The campus has a separate hostel for both boys and girls with a mess facility.
  • The college has a full-fledged transport dept with buses that provide transport facilities for both students and staff from different places. There are 85 buses in the college.
  • The college has 24 hours internet and intranet connection across the campus. The internet can be accessed from more than 1300 computers.
  • There is a health center that is well equipped and has a separate inpatient facility for male and female. The health center provides quality health care and has 6 beds with supplied medicine cabinet.
  • For the safe environment and protection of the students, staff, faculty the security service is available 24 hours a day.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Placements:

The college has an excellent placement and training cell that provides various job opportunities for the students. The placement cell brings companies for campus recruitment. A few informations about the placement cell are:

  • Rajalakshmi Engineering College placement cell helps the students to increase the current technical and practical knowledge of the students, impart soft and employability skills.
  • The placement cell continuously contacts the companies for recruitment on the campus.
  • The cell organizes guest lectures where the resource persons from the industry deliver current knowledge to students and faculty.
  • The cell also arranges various industry visits to impart practical knowledge to the students.
  • It also organizes career awareness programs, soft skill programs, mock group discussions, mock interviews, seminars, workshops, conferences, etc to enhance the personality and knowledge of the students.
  • More than 2500 students can be recruited from the campus.
  • There is an airconditioned hall for preplacement talks and other programs, interview cabins, etc.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Activities:

The college organizes various activities where the students participate in each of the activities. The activities for the students are:

  • The college has NSS that is to serve the downtrodden in society and personality development through community service.
  • The technical societies' activities of the college conduct State level Inter-Collegiate Technical Symposium called "Techfest" every year on the latest developments and inventions in the field of Engineering.
  • The technical societies' activities established a test for Employability to help the final year students to judge their suitability for employment with an assessment procedure.
  • The campus has both indoor and outdoor facilities like chess, carom, table tennis, volleyball, badminton, volleyball, football, etc.
  • Rajalakshmi Engineering College scholarships are awarded to both male and female students each for their positive attitude and a fighting spirit and improved performance.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College FAQs:

  1. What is good about the REC?
    REC college is the better college for engineering. The college has highly dedication and qualified faculty, the infrastructure is fully modernized, the canteen offers all kinds of food, etc.
  2. How is the campus life at REC?
    - The day scholars must come to the class at 8 AM and can leave college after 3 PM. Mobile phones are not allowed inside the classroom, students should come in formal attire, etc.

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Rajalakshmi Engineering College Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates will get admission to the college if they are qualified according to the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria of the college are:

Courses Eligibility Criteria 
  • General candidates should have scored 50% marks, backward students should have scored 45%, most backward students should have scored 40% and for SC/ST required just pass in the exam.
 B.E./B.Tech [Lateral]
  • Candidates are also eligible for the 2 years of the 4 years B.E./B.Tech course.
  • General candidates should have scored 50% marks, backward students should have scored 45%, most backward students should have scored 40% and for SC/ST required just pass in the exam.
  • Candidates must have passed an appropriate degree examination of Anna University or any of the other universities.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Admission:

Candidates for admission to the college for Engineering UG, PG courses will be based on the eligibility criteria. The decisions of the management will be the final decision regarding admission and any other things. At the time of admission, the students are required to get the original documents along with two attested copies. Those documents are:

  • SSLC Certificate with marks (for evidence of Date of Birth)
  • Higher Secondary Mark Sheet
  • Transfer Certificate from the Institution last studied
  • Original Community Certificate
  • Sports Certificates of achievement, if allotted under Sports Quota
  • Extra-Curricular Certificates, if any.
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Nativity Certificate
  • Conduct Certificate
  • CET - Entrance Examination Mark Sheet and Hall Ticket
  • Eligibility Certificate (other State Candidates only)
  • Three Passport size photos


Rajalakshmi Engineering College Hostel Details:

The separate hostels for boys and girls are located inside the campus. The college provides all the facilities to the residential students. Rajalakshmi Engineering College facilities are:

  • The college hostel has an accommodation facility for 500 boys and 200 girls.
  • A single room facility is being given to the final years and PG students.
  • There is a mess with a spacious dining hall and kitchen with separate seating arrangements for both boys and girls.
  • The mess serves totally vegetarian food.

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Highlights

Affiliate University Anna University
Institution Type Private
Total Area (In Acre) 27.16
Construction Area (Sq. M) 77255
Year of Establishment 1997
Website www.rajalakshmi.org
Accredited by NAAC
Recognised by UGC

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Student Diversity

Category Other Minority General Muslim Minority General ST SC OBC General
Male 75 111 10 345 2206 802
Female 61 52 5 221 1348 617
Total 136 163 15 566 3554 1419

Rajalakshmi Engineering College PTR Table

Particulars Count
Student Enrolment(Male) 4597
Student Enrolment(Female) 1786
Student Enrolment Total 6383
Teaching Staff(Male) 129
Teaching Staff(Female) 150
Teaching Staff Total 279

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#86 in 2023 Engineering
#95 in 2022 Engineering
#94 in 2021 Engineering

Rajalakshmi Engineering College Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
Bachelor of Engineering ₹1,95,000 4 Years
BTech ₹2,00,000 4 Years
MBA ₹70,000 2 Years
MTech ₹1,00,000 2 Years
ME ₹1,00,000 2 Years
PhD -- 3 Years

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4.5 Fees
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Mothish Kumar Batch 2019 BE Mechatronics Engineering
Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019
4 Placements
3.5 Fees
4 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
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Reviewed on May 24, 2018
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