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Sona College of Technology, Salem

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About Sona College of Technology, Salem


Sona College of Technology, Salem, is one of the finest engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. It has received approval from the University Grant Commission [UGC] status. The College is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC] with 'A' grade institute, the National Board of Accreditation [NBA] and an ISO 9001:2015 certified Institute. It provides quality education in the fields of Engineering, Management and Science. It has affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. 

Well experienced and highly motivated faculty, staff and skill development trainers to enhance students thinking skills, analytical frameworks, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and technical skills. Sona College of Technology admission is done online on the official website of the college with respect to the norms of Anna University. It offers continuous education and non-formal vocational education programmes for the students and aims to provide strong industry connect through domain expertise and best practices. Sona College of Technology is committed to proving the best quality education to excel in the field of Engineering, technology, management and science. Sona college with it vibrant and eco - friendly environment that enhances great opportunities for physical development and they strive to promote the excellence in overall personality development of the students.

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Sona College of Technology Highlights:

Sona College of Technology believes in enhancing the competence of the faculty to a very high level to make them adopt all the modern and innovative methods in teaching and learning process inculcating the moral values and respect among the students and staff.

Year of Establishment

1997

Type

Autonomous

Accreditation

National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC] with 'A' Grade, National Board of Accreditation [NBA]

Affiliation

Anna University, Chennai

Facilities

Hostels, Computing & internet, Canteen, Library, Sonaria Music Club etc.

Address

Sona College of Technology, Junction Main Road, Salem - 636 005, Tamilnadu, India.

Contact Number

91 - 427 - 4099999 / 4099888

Sona College of Technology Rankings:

Empowering the future potential leaders from the student community and to be fruitful in every walk of life has always been the priority of Sona College of technology. Sona has always been one of the influential and important statuses among the engineering colleges in India.

  • The Sona College is ranked 3rd among Top Private Engineering 'Colleges of Super Excellence' in Tamil Nadu By “Competition Success Review”, 2018.
  • The 'Career Connect' ranked the college 4th in “Best Placement Colleges” in Tamil Nadu in the year 2018.
  • The college has been rated “AAAA” 'Best Engineering Colleges' in South India by Careers360, 2018.
  • The Week ranked the college 10th among 'Top 100 Private Engineering Colleges' in Tamil Nadu, 2018
  • The college was listed in 'Top 51 Engineering institutes' in the National level, 2018.

Sona College of Technology Awards:

Sona College of Technology has always kept up the glory of excellence and has achieved numerous achievement proving it to be one of the prestigious colleges in India.
The college was conferred with Best Industry linked Technical Institute in India by AICTE-CII in 2018.

  • ICT Academy Best Practices.
  • Best ISTE Chapter Chairman Award for Engineering Colleges 2017.
  • Winner of AICTE-CII survey for Best Industry-linked Technical Institute in India 2017
  • The college was honoured with the SEED Education Awards 2017
  • National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning [NPTEL] awarded the college as 'Top Performing Engineering College'. 
  • Top Performing Engineering College award by IBM.
  • The college received the National Summit on Sustainable Institute Industry Partnership - SIIP Award 2016.
  • India Rankings awarded the college as 'Top Engineering Institutions in India' 2016.
  • AICTE-CII survey awarded the college for Best Industry-linked Technical Institute in India 2015.
  • ISTE Best Performance Award for the college in the year 2015.
  • Sona's Green Building initiative was awarded GRIHA 5 Star Rating.
  • The college was honoured with 'Award for Excellence in Education' by Competition Success Review[CSR] survey, 2014
  • IBM Top Performing College Award for Sona College.
  • The Sona College was awarded 'Entrepreneurs Awards' in the year 2013.
  • The college was the winner of 'Best Industry-linked Technical Institute in India' by AICTE-CII survey,2013.

Sona College of Technology Facilities:

With an environment that supports healthy co-existence among staffs and students enabling the reach beyond, provides numerous facilities and amenities that make the stay in Sona College of Technology more beautiful, worth and learning.

  • Separate hostels Facilities for Indians and NRI for boys and girls.
  • Sprawling campus.
  • Bright and airy classrooms.
  • State-of-the-art Laboratories.
  • Well equipped - workshops.
  • Well - stacked library.
  • Excellent sports facility.
  • Gymnasium.
  • Medical facilities.
  • Cosy computer centre.
  • Technology Business incubation centre.
  • Language learning centre.
  • Free internet browsing.
  • Education through Multimedia and Internet.
  • The college has 3 auditorium and 2 seminar halls to conduct seminars, conferences, workshops and functions.

Sona College of Technology Courses:

Sona College of Technology provides both undergraduates and postgraduates programs in their own respective disciplines like engineering, management, technology and science which provides competent knowledge and experience for the students to make global reach.

Discipline Courses Specializations
Engineering              B.E Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronic Engineering
Electrical & Electronic engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Electronic & Communication Engineering
Civil Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
B. Tech. Information Technology
Fashion Technology
M.E. Computer Science & Engineering
Power Electronics & Drives
Power System Engineering
Industrial Safety & Engineering
Engineering Design
VLSI Design
Wireless Communication
Structural Engineering
Construction Engineering & Management
M. Tech. Information Technology
Data Science
Business and Management MBA  
Computer Applications MCA  

 Sona College of Technology B.E:

Sona College of Technology Offers Bachelor of Engineering on various disciplines comprising of mechanical, electronics, civil, mechatronics, electrical, computer science, communication and bioscience. It offers students a variety of career choice. With sponsored projects and training & consultancy programs students get exposure to the industries and enhance the potentiality of growth and development.

Sona College of Technology B.Tech:

With reference to the trending requirements of technology and data science, Sona College of Technology provides B.Tech program on two ground - information technology and fashion technology that provides competent knowledge for the students. Sona College of Technology with its exceptional environment and industrial exposure brings out the best.

Sona College of Technology M.E:

The competition is never-ending and Sona College of Technology has always been one of the best colleges for bringing out the best. It offers postgraduates programs on the various ground like data science, computer science, power system, industrial safety, VLSI design, engineering design, wireless communication, structural and construction and management. Sona College of Technology is building up potential engineers and experts with overall personality development. The opportunities that hold up the future of students are the key potential of the best outcome and Sona College has always proved to one of them.

Sona College of Technology M.Tech:

Sona College of Technology provides postgraduates programs in information technology and data science to give compact skills set to the students with highly qualified and experienced faculties. From its inception and still to this day, the department has always been well-knit with specialized in data mining, computing & network, cybersecurity, digital signal processing, big data analytics and mobile computing has achieved the milestone of achieving national recognition by grabbing the award by AICTE-CII for the best industry-linked department. 

Sona College of Technolgy MBA:

Equipping and nurturing future leaders is a significant part of Sona College of Technology. With MBA programs they provide exceptional leadership skills and build them to be potential professionals. They provide practical industrial exposure and sponsored research programs to make the students active and practical. Sona College of Technology has never compromised with its quality and flectional curriculum in bringing out future leaders.

Sona College of Technology MCA:

Imparting the employability and creativity to live up to the standards of IT Industry by experienced faculty with good capabilities has always kept up the high standards of enhancing the students for the future. Sona College of Technology carries out effective industry interaction through seminars, workshops and guest lecturers. Ample industry experience and profound calibre are the core aspects of the department.

Sona College of Technology Placements:

In Sona College of Technology, it is all about equipping the students with the right talent and personality to meet the industry requirements. They firmly believe that the placement is not just a mere annual ritual but it's the time for showcasing the well-groomed and trained engineers and leaders to the world what the college has produced.

  • Sona College of Technology, placements are provided by a dedicated placement cell which provides training and placement for the student
  • It provides training in soft skills, quantitative aptitude, logical and Verbal reasoning, personality development etc through the reputed trainers.
  • External trainers and in-house trainers for the students. The Sona College placement cell trains the students in the mock interview, group discussions and helps in career guiding.
  • The college has various collaborations with industry, consultancy and carries out entrepreneurship activities for achieving more number of placements for the students.
  • Many reputed companies provide campus recruitment process and offer good salary package for the students.
  • Some of the top companies which visit the Sona college placement are TCS, Accenture, Infosys, Wipro, Cap Gemini, HCL, JSW, Robert Bosch, Renault Nissan and more.

Sona College of Technology Scholarships:

Sona College of Technology has numbers of opportunities and outstanding schemes of scholarships to help, support and build the research network and hone vital skills for the career development of the students.

  • The Sona College of Technology Scholarships is offered to eligible candidates through various schemes from government and other organizations.
  • Some of the scholarships offered by management schemes are:
    • Merit Scholarship
    • Merit cum Means
    • Sports Scholarship
    • Special Scholarship Category I
    • Special Scholarship Category II
    • Special Scholarship Category III
  • Meenakshi Aachi Scholars programme for Sona College of Technology alumni.

Sona College of Technology FAQs:

  1. What is the medium of communication and teaching in the college?
    - The medium of communication and teaching on the college campus is in English.
  2. Is the college Autonomous? how can students be benefited?
    - Yes, the College is autonomous. The college provides a flexible curriculum to meet the present requirements of the industry. Soft skills and industrial training are a vital part of the curriculum and industry experts are committed to this.

  3. How far is college from Bangalore and Coimbatore? Are railway and bus stations nearby?
    - Salem College of Technology is located between Bangalore and Coimbatore on NH7 in the central part of Tamil Nadu. It's situated 210KM south of Bangalore and 160KM north of Coimbatore. The nearest railway junction is 1KM away and Salem Central Bus stand is 3KM from the college campus.
  4. How are the hostel facilities and accommodation?
    - Hostels are available separately for both Indians and International students. Boys and girls hostels are separate and room sharing comprises of 2/4 members rooms. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods are prepared in a mess.

  5. Is hostel’s within college Campus College or outside?
    - Yes, the hostels are attached to the college and there's convenient walkable distance from hostel to college

  6. What are Research & Development facilities provided by the college?
    - Sona College of Technology has 30+ R&D in various advanced technical areas. It provides great opportunity for R&D for both undergraduates and postgraduates programs. College also provide sponsored research programs for the students to go outside the college for industry exposure.

  7. What are the scholarship schemes available for the students?
    - College provides numbers of schemes for the scholarship based on merit, merit-cum-means, sports, extra co-curricular categories to the sum of 35 lakhs per annum. Rank holders are encouraged and awarded with cash prizes. Students can also avail scholarships through government schemes.

  8. How are the students - teachers relationship maintain in the college?
    - Faculties are well qualified and experienced to impart the best to the students. There are 300+ faculty members and half of them are PhD degree holders. The students and teachers relationship are strong and supportive for constructive growth and a healthy peaceful environment are seen within the campus.

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NIRF 101
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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 5 Student's Reviews 6.2/10  
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Student Reviews


Sathiya Priya
Sathiya Priya
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2019
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The daily routine of the college includes a lot of various activities with each classes being scheduled a time duration of 55 mins. The students are motivated to do projects with the help of their respective project guides. The overall experience in this college is a feel-good experience


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are so many clubs in the college in which students can enroll themselves and improve their existing skills. Each and every possible festival is celebrated in a very good way by inviting special guests from various fields. In general, the life in this college is simply fantastic.




Bharathi
Bharathi
Master of Engineering [ME] (Structural Engineering), batch of 2019
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class time is 9.05 am to 4.45 pm projects side by side going and remains time always rounds to this college.




Contact Details and Location


Address : Thiagarajar Polytechnic College Road, Salem, Tamil Nadu India
Website : http://www.sonatech.ac.in

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and accredited by NAAC AICTE.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Gym
Medical
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Library
Auditorium
Hostel
Canteen

Entrance Exams for Admission


Sona College of Technology, Salem Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
TANCET
Master of Business Administration [MBA]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Sona College of Technology Eligibility Criteria:

Sona College of Technology follows the norms of the affiliated university (Anna University, Chennai) and selection of students for the respective courses are based on the criteria proposed by the Commissioner of Technical Education for both undergraduates and postgraduates programmes.

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech
  • The Applicant must have passed 10+2 from a recognized Board with minimum 50% for General, 45% for OC and 40% for SC/ST/MBC/BC average in all related papers
  • The Applicant must have a valid entrance exam score conducted by Anna University, Chennai.
B.Tech [Lateral]
  • The Applicant must have passed 10+3/ 12+2 from a recognized University/Board
  • Minimum eligibility marks for general category is 55%, backward class including Muslim backward 50%, most backward class & denotified communities 45% and for SC/ST/SCA is just a mere pass mark in qualifying examination.
M.Tech
  • The Applicant must have passed B.Tech or equivalent degree from a recognized University with min. 50% (45% for the candidates belonging from reserved category)
  • The Applicant must have a valid TANCET/ GATE/ CET score.
MBA
  • The Applicant must have a graduate degree from a recognized University with minimum 50% (45% for the candidates belonging from reserved category)
  • The Applicant must have a valid TANCET/ MAT/ CET score.
MCA
  • The Applicant must have passed BCA or equivalent degree from a recognized University with 50% (45% for the candidates belonging from reserved category)
  • The Applicant must have a valid TANCET/ MAT/ CET score.

Sona College of Technology Admission:

Sona College of Technology Admission for all courses are available on their official website and are conducted by the norms of Anna University. Selection is always provisional and always subject to the confirmation from Anna University/Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai. Applicants applying for M.Tech/MBA/MCA have to appear for the entrance exam (TANCET/MAT/GATE) conducted by Anna University & Association of Management of Coimbatore Anna university affiliated colleges.


Courses and Fees Structure of Sona College of Technology, Salem

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Sona College of Technology, Salem Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.80 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.92 Lakh

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Sona College of Technology, Salem Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 72,000

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Sona College of Technology, Salem Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.08 Lakh

Hostel Details


Sona College of Technology Hostel Details:

Hostel facilities include all the necessity which will make the stay worth and exciting. With luscious green environment and modern facilities equipped it provides the best environment for learning and enhancing the positive vibes for bringing out best learned and skilled students.

  • The Sona college provides separate hostels for boys and girls.
  • The hostel rooms are equipped with various modern facilities.
  • The hostel is supervised by different hostel wardens.
  • The campus is well secured and also facilitates good mess.
  • Sona College of Technology Facilities also includes a reading room, computer room, dining hall, indoor stadium, outdoor stadium etc.
  • Gymansium.
  • All - round security campus.

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