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  • Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology (RGCET) has announced that admissions for the academic year 2024-25 are now open. The college is gearing up for its upcoming event, Convocation-2023. 

  • In an effort to enhance the employability of its students, RGCET has introduced the Mettl Employability Test. This innovative approach is assisting over 700 recruiters in identifying a candidate’s suitability for a specific job role.

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry was established in the year 1999 by Sri Balaji Educational and Charitable Public Trust. Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry is affiliated to Pondicherry University, Puducherry. RGCET Pondicherry has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A’ grade and NBA accreditation.  

RGCET Pondicherry offers a total of 10 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA and MCA. RGCET B.Tech and M.Tech courses include civil, mechanical, electrical, electronics, computer science, and biotechnology. To get admission to RGCET, candidates need to meet the eligibility criteria and appear for the CENTAC counselling process. RGCET Pondicherry also provides scholarships and fee concessions to deserving and needy students. 

RGCET Pondicherry has tie-ups with many reputed companies and industries that offer high-paid job opportunities to graduates. RGCET Pondicherry has all modern facilities and infrastructure, such as spacious classrooms, laboratories, a library, an auditorium, a hostel, a canteen, a sports complex, a gymnasium, and transport. RGCET Pondicherry also has a dedicated placement cell that organises campus interviews and training programmes for the students. 

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RGCET Pondicherry Location

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology is situated in Kirumampakkam, Puducherry. The closest railway station is Pondicherry Railway Station, which is about 13.3 km from the campus and takes around 30 minutes by car. The nearest bus stop is Kirumampakkam Bus Stop, which is only 700 metres away and takes 5 minutes to walk. The campus is also accessible from Puducherry Airport, which is approximately 16.5 km away and requires 33 minutes of travel time by road.

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RGCET Highlights

Courses4 Degrees and 10 Courses
Institute TypeAffiliated College
Student Count1488
Faculty Count142
Campus Size30 acres
Gender PercentageMale 66% and Female 34%
Percentage Of Students from Outside the States 29%

RGCET Placements

The placement cell of RGCET Pondicherry is a dedicated team that provides training and guidance to students for their career development. The RGCET placement cell organises various activities such as aptitude tests, mock interviews, group discussions, resume writing, soft skills development, industry visits, guest lectures, workshops and seminars. The placement cell of RGCET Pondicherry also invites reputed companies for campus recruitment and maintains a good rapport with them. The RGCET Pondicherry highest package offered to the students in 2...


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4 Years

Statistics for Academic Year 2022

First year total students intake 600
Total students admitted 305
Total Graduated Students 252
Total Placed Students 202
Placement Percentage 82.11
Total student gone for higher studies 6
Median Salary 3.04 L

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Key takeaways from RGCET's Placement Statistics

  • The Placement Percentage of RGCET has increased by 36.76 %
  • The Median salary of RGCET has increased by 5.2 %
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Student Diversification at RGCET

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Data Source: NIRF 2023

Courses offered by RGCET

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry offers about 10 full-time courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. RGCET Pondicherry courses are offered in engineering, computer application, IT, management and business administration streams such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA and MCA. RGCET Pondicherry PG courses include MCA, MBA, M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering and M.Tech Wireless Communication. RGCET Pondicherry courses offered at undergraduate include B.Tech Biomedical Engineering, B.Tech Computer Science and Engine...

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RGCET Scholarship

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology offers financial support to deserving students who perform excellently in academics. To apply for RGCET Scholarships, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria for various scholarships offered by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). These scholarships are designed to support meritorious and needy students who want to enrol in RGCET courses. Once you qualify for the scholarships, you will receive the funds to cover your tuition fees and other expenses.

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RGCET Pondicherry Scholarships

The details regarding eligibility criteria of various scholarships and amounts are mentioned in detail in the below table.

RGCET Pondicherry Scholarships Amount and Eligibility Criteria



Eligibility Criteria

Saksham Scholarship for differently abled (Handicapped Students)

Rs. 50,000 per annum

Candidates should be differently abled with at least 40% of disability and pursuing a full-time degree-level course.

Annual family income should not be more than Rs. 8 lakhs.

AICTE Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Degree)

Candidates should be pursuing a full-time degree-level course and must belong to any of the following categories Orphan/either or both parents died due to Covid-19/wards of armed forces and central paramilitary forces.

Annual family income should not be more than Rs. 8 lakhs.

Pragati Scholarship Scheme

for Girl Students

Female candidates pursuing a full-time degree-level course.

Annual family income should not be more than Rs. 8 lakhs.

AICTE PG (GATE/GPAT) Scholarship.

Rs. 12,400 per month 

A  full-time GATE/GPAT-qualified candidate admitted to AICTE-approved postgraduate programmes in engineering is eligible.

Eligible candidates need to submit the application form along with academic documents, income certificates, id proofs, bank account details and so on.

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Students Receiving Full Tuition Fee Reimbursement

UG (4 years): 245/973

Data Source: NIRF 2023

RGCET Admission

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry offers courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA and MCA. The RGCET Pondicherry admissions to the B.Tech, M.Tech,  MBA and MCA are offered based on marks scored in previous qualifying examinations. Eligible candidates can attend the counselling session conducted by the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC), Pondicherry for admissions at RGCET Pondicherry. RGCET Pondicherry Application Process 2024Candidates can visit the official website for RG...
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RGCET Facilities

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry several facilities for students and faculty members. RGCET facilities include separate hostels for boys and girls. The hostels have a mess facility that caters to all the students residing in the hostels. The college has a central library present within the campus which contains all necessary books for the related courses, journals, and newspapers. The library has subscriptions to various e-resources and education societies of India like DELNET, ISTE, CSE & IEI. RGCET facilities al...
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Student Reviews for RGCET

College Infrastructure: 3.5/5
Academics: 3.8/5
Placements: 3.2/5
Value for Money: 2.7/5
Campus Life: 3.7/5

supportive college and it is best college for girls

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College Infrastructure

college canteen food tastes good prices are cheap in canteen and college stores. laboratories contains all the apparatus and computer labs are having full equipment. security and safety is more in our college.

support from the college teachers is helpful.

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College Infrastructure

our college provides all the requirements that needs for the students and having the laboratories with all the equipments. food provides in canteen is tasty and healthy. classrooms are big and provides the transport and medical facilities.

placements are good and nature is good

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College Infrastructure

sports ground is very big and conducts the sports meet every year in the college. hostels are available for girls and boys. classrooms having good ventilation. and few classes have smart boards. labs are available with good equipment.

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RGCET Contact Address

Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondy-Cuddalore Main Road, Kirumambakka-607403, Pondicherry, India

RGCET Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: Does RGCET provide hostel facilities?

Yes, RGCET provides hostel facilities for both boys and girls students. All of the students who live in the hostels are served at the mess and other facilities.

2: Is RGCET Pondicherry recognised?

Yes, RGCET Pondicherry is a private college which is accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade and the college is approved by AICTE.

3: Does RGCET have collaborations?

Yes, RGCET has collaborations with Autodesk, DellEMC, Palo Alto Networks, Vmware Partner, Red Hat Academy, NPTEL, Spoken Tutorial, Oracle Academy and ICT Academy.

4: What are the scholarships for RGCET students?

The scholarships for RGCET students are Saksham Scholarship Scheme, Pragati Scholarship for Girls, Swanath Scholarship Scheme (Technical Degree) and AICTE PG (GATE/GPAT) Scholarship.

5: Does RGCET have clubs and committees?

Yes, RGCET has many clubs and committees like the Sports Club, NSS, Youth Red Cross Society, Renewable Energy Club, Red Ribbon Club, Abstinence Club and Literary Club.


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