EGS Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam

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  • Estd. Year: 1995
  • Campus Size: 37 Acres
  • Total Faculty: 211
  • Total Students Enrollment: 2556

Ranking / Rating

This College is accredited by NAAC A (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) validity is 31 Dec 2022 and the score is 3.02 .

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Engineering and Architecture (B.E /B.Tech)

Median Package 3.50 Lakhs

Engineering and Architecture (M.E /M.Tech.)

Median Package 3 Lakhs

Management and Business Administration (M.B.A)

Median Package 1 Lakh

Computer Application and IT (M.C.A.)

Median Package 2.50 Lakhs
Disclaimer: Placements showed above are cumulative of all the UG and PG courses in a stream as on the year 2018.


  • Boys Hostel Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel Girls Hostel
  • Gym Gym
  • Library Library
  • Sports Sports
  • Cafeteria Cafeteria
  • Auditorium Auditorium
  • Hospital Medical/Hospital
  • WiFi Wifi
  • IT Infrastructure IT Infrastructure
  • Transport Transport
  • Laboratories Laboratories
  • Alumni Alumni Associations

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EGS Pillay Engineering College, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu - 611002, India
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About College:

The EGS Pillay Engineering College is located in the historical port city of Nagapattinam, which lies in the state of Tamil Nadu. The institute covers an area worth thirty- seven acres of land. It was founded in the year 1995. The EGS Pillay Engineering College was earlier affiliated to the Bharathidasan University, but now to the Chennai- based Anna University. This affiliation ensures approval from the UGC (University Grants Commission). Several of the tech- based courses are also approved by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education). It is also an ISO (International Organization for Standardization) certified institution.

In addition, the MCET has been accredited by both the NBA (National Board of Accreditation) and the NAAC (National Assessments and Accreditation Council), earning an A grade rating in the latter. A separate IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) has been created to this end, to ensure that all the terms of the NAAC are complied with. An AQAR (Annual Quality Assurance Report) gets generated to quantify the results. The college is named after Dr. E.G.S. Pillay, who was a noted educationist. 

Courses are offered, here at this college for both the UG as well as PG levels. At the undergrad level, the BE programmes are available for the engineering areas of- Civil, Mechanical, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication and for Electrical & Electronics. There is also here, the B. Tech on Information Technology (IT). At the master’s level, the courses get more technical. So, the M. Tech programmes are available for the areas of- Computer Science, Communication Systems, Manufacturing Engineering, Environmental Engineering and in Power Electronics & Drives. Students may also go for an MBA or an MCA from here. 

The entire academics here, is run by a group of departments. There are departments for each of the main areas offered at the UG level. There is also a Department of Science and Humanities. This one deals with the fundamental sciences like Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, plus the language courses. Admissions to the various programmes is via the TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) paper.

The EGS Pillay Engineering College in Tamil Nadu has forged several agreements with industry and academic partners. This helps in gaining consulting assignments, plus in ensuring that the curriculum is more up to date with industry trends. The industry partners include leading players such as – Oracle, IBM, National Instruments, EMC Corporation, Cisco, Dell, CAD Academy, College of Fisheries Engineering, NIOS and a few more. The college also provides training programmes to industrial houses on procedural aspects. Some of the companies where such trainings are provided includes IBM, EMC, CENT and Oracle. Aspects such as Java, C Programming, My SQL and Cloud Infrastructure are looked after by the EGS Pillay Engineering College. 

Another interesting innovation from this college, has been the availability of various industry certifications available on campus. Students may take up certifications in several areas such as Cloud Infra, C Programming, Web Development using My SQL, Java, Big Data and more. These are provided by some of the companies already mentioned such as IBM, Oracle, Dell, Cisco and EMC. The EGS Pillay Engineering College is also a signatory to the ICTACT (ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu). The college has also taken up membership of several professional bodies. These are for- IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education), CSI (Computer Society of India), IETE (Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers) and the IEI (Institute of Engineers, India). 

The campus has much to offer. There are hostel facilities for both boys and girls. Banking facilities with ATM are available in the campus’s vicinity. There is a sports field where cricket and football may be played. Facilities are also there for indoor sports. The gymnasium may also be used by all. A large auditorium is there to facilitate major events, at both intra and inter college level. The campus is Wi- Fi enabled. Science laboratories have the latest of equipment. A health centre is also there to cater to medical emergencies. Hygienic food is prepared at the college cafeteria. The college even has its own transport to ferry students to and from the campus. A convenience store is also located within campus. The library here is one of the best stocked within the region. Besides the physical books on display, it also provides digital access to en number of international academic journals for research and academic purposes.

This college has also always believed in providing benefits to the broader society. The students here have likewise been instilled with such value. And that is why the students here have been active participants in government schemes such as the NSS (National Service Scheme). All this has led to positive ranks accrued across ratings platforms. The NIRF has seen the EGS Pillay Engineering College being placed within the 151- 200 band among engineering colleges. 

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