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    About Sona College of Technology, Salem

    Sona College of Technology, Salem was established in the year 1997. The college is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. Sona College of Technology offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The college has a well-established training and placement cell that handles placement-related activities for final-year students. Sona College of Technology facilities include hostels, gymnasium, library, sports facilities, cafeteria, auditorium, medical facilities, Wi-Fi, IT infrastructure, transport facility, swimming pool, convenience store, parking facility, guest room and banking facility.      

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    Sona College of Technology Courses

    Sona College of Technology offers full-time 32 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Sona College of Technology course list includes B.E/B.Tech, B.E/B.Tech (Lateral Entry) courses, M.C.A and M.E/M.Tech in engineering, computer application and IT, animation and design, and sciences streams.

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    Sona College of Technology Admissions

    Sona College of Technology offers admission to UG and PG-level programmes. Sona College of Technology admission to the B.E/B.Tech is offered based on the merit of the qualifying exam followed by TNEA counselling. For Sona College of Technology admissions to M.E/M.Tech programmes, candidates have to appear for the entrance exam - TANCET or GATE. Admission to M.C.A is done based on candidates' performance in the entrance exam - TANCET

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    Sona College of Technology Scholarships

    Sona College of Technology offers merit-based scholarships to deserving students and needy students. Sona College of Technology scholarships allow students to pursue their higher studies without any financial constraints. Students  with good GATE or TANCET scores can apply for scholarships. Graduates with relevant industry experience may also apply for Sona College of Technology scholarships. 

    Sona College of Technology Cutoff

    Sona College of Technology announces the cutoff for UG admissions. Sona College of Technology cutoff is released after the declaration of the 10+2 result. The cutoff of Sona College of Technology is the minimum mark required for B.E/B.Tech admissions. The factors affecting the cutoff are the difficulty level of the exam, total number of seats reserved, number of seats available in that particular course and previous year's cutoff trends.

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    Sona College of Technology Placements

    Sona College of Technology has a dedicated training and placement cell for campus placement. Every year the college invited various companies to take part in the Sona College of Technology placement drive. The objective of the Sona College of Technology placement cell is to train the students to meet the expectations of the industry through the Career Development Programmes. Major recruiters of Sona College of Technology, Salem are Accenture, Cognizant, Wipro, TCS, Hexaware Technologies, Tech Mahindra, Capgemini and many more. 

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    Sona College of Technology Collaborations

    JSW Steel Limited, Salem works, Salem

    Federation of all the Civil Engineers Association of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

    Irrigation Management Training Institute (PWD) Water resource Govt. of Tamil Nadu

    Prayojana Construction Management Training Institute, Salem

    Rally Rebar Detailing Services

    KCube Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd.

    Aviocian Technologies Pvt.Ltd

    SALIEABS

    Sona College of Technology Accreditations

    • Sona College of Technology, Salem has been accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade.

    • Sona College of Technology, Salem has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

    Sona College of Technology Awards

    • Sona College of Technology has won the state-level Bhumi Awards 2022 in two categories – Most Eco-Friendly Campus and People Choice Winner.

    • Sona College of Technology recognised with two AICTE’s Lilavati Award 2022.

    Sona College of Technology Rankings

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    NIRF 2022

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    Rank

    Engineering

    AAAA

    174th

    Sona College of Technology Facilities and Infrastructure

    Sona College of Technology has various infrastructural facilities for its students. The college has sports facilities for games like basketball, volleyball, football, hockey, cricket and many other sports. Sona College of Technology facilities includes transport services for the convenience of students and staff coming from in and around Salem city. The college has a  full-fledged dispensary and all students and staff can enjoy free medical services at the dispensary. Sona College of Technology also includes three cafeterias that function well to serve the students and staff members. Hostels, gymnasium, library, auditorium, Wi-Fi, IT infrastructure, swimming pool, convenience store, parking facility, guest room and banking facility are other Sona College of Technology facilities.

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    Sona College of Technology Location

    Sona College of Technology, Salem is located at Junction Main Road, Salem, Tamil Nadu. The nearest airport to the college is Salem Airport located 17 km away. Sona College of Technology is located 1.7 km away from the Salem Junction and students can reach the college within 5 minutes. The nearest bus stop is the Salem Bus Stop which is situated 3 km away from the college. Students can hire a taxi or an auto to reach Sona College of Technology, Salem.

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    Sona College of Technology, Salem Highlights

    ParameterDescription
    Established1997
    ExamGATE, TANCET
    Courses3 Degrees and 34 Courses
    Institute TypeAutonomous/Affiliated College
    ApprovalsAICTE
    GenderCo-ed
    Student Count4442
    Faculty Count313
    Campus Size18 acres
    Gender PercentageMale 63% and Female 37%
    Percentage Of Students from Outside the States 4%

    Sona College of Technology, Salem Rankings / Accreditations

    NIRF Ranking

    201 colleges were ranked for evaluation purpose.
    DomainYearScoreRank BandRank
    Engineering2023-NA-151-200-NA-
    Engineering202235.29-NA-174
    Engineering202132.61-NA-192
    Engineering202033.53-NA-150
    Engineering201935.79-NA-101
    Engineering201935.79-NA-101

    Accreditations
    Accreditation is a process by which the quality of all the programmes is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics in a college. It validates and certifies the academic processes practiced within an institute are robust and relevant.

    NAAC Grading A
    CGPA 3.16/4
    Validity 31 Oct'23
    Grading Cycle 2

    Sona College of Technology, Salem Placements

    Sona College of Technology, Salem has a well-established training and placement cell for campus placement of final-year students. Companies like Accenture, Infosys, Cognizant, TCS, Wipro, IBM, Dell and Hexaware Technologies participate in the Sona College of Technology placement drive. According to the Sona College of Technology placement statistics for the UG programme, out of 967 eligible candidates, 903 students have been placed in the year 2021. However, a median salary of Rs. 4,50,000 was offered to the students in the year 2021 for Sona C...

    Domain

    Engineering and Architecture

    Level

    PG

    Year

    2 Years

    Statistics for Academic Year 2022

    ParticularsStatistics
    First year total students intake 216
    Total students admitted 74
    Total Graduated Students 73
    Total Placed Students 67
    Placement Percentage 91.78
    Median Salary 5.70 L

    Placement yearly trends

    Placement Percentage
    Source Data NIRF 2023

    Key takeaways from Sona College of Technology, Salem's Placement Statistics

    • The Placement Percentage of Sona College of Technology, Salem has increased by 5.57 %
    • The Median salary of Sona College of Technology, Salem has increased by 21.05 %
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    Student Diversification at Sona College of Technology, Salem

    Education Level
    Demographic Representation
    Data Source: NIRF 2023

    Courses offered by Sona College of Technology, Salem

    Sona College of Technology, Salem offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Sona College of Technology courses are offered in full-time mode. Sona College of Technology courses are available in engineering, computer application and IT, animation and design, and sciences streams. Sona College of Technology UG courses include B.E/B.Tech and B.E/B.Tech (Lateral Entry). The course duration of B.E/B.Tech is 4 years and B.E/B.Tech (Lateral Entry) is 3 years. Sona College of Technology PG courses are M.C.A and M.E/M.Tech programmes in 13 speci...

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    Certification Programmes offered by Sona College of Technology, Salem

    Diploma in Quantity Surveying and Valuation

    Total Fees
    20.00 K
    Duration12 Months
    ModeOnline

    2D Graphics & Animation

    Total Fees
    4.00 K
    Duration120 Hours
    ModeOnline

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    Sona College of Technology, Salem Scholarship

    Sona College of Technology, Salem provides scholarships to needy and meritorious students. To avail Sona College of Technology scholarships, candidates need to meet the scholarship eligibility criteria. Sona College of Technology scholarships are also available to students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds. The Sona College of Technology scholarship amount is awarded to candidates who meet the eligibility criteria. Under Sona College of Technology scholarship schemes, either tuition fees are waived or a cash amount is given. Sona College of Technology scholarships are provided based on the students' performance in the qualifying examination or entrance examination. The decision of the Scholarship Committee, Sona Group of Institutions, will be final and binding in all matters relating to scholarships. Both merit and economic scholarships are available to candidates. Students can read the details of Sona College of Technology scholarships and eligibility criteria given below:

    Scholarships for Sona College of Technology Students

    Scholarship

    Scholarship Amount

    Eligibility Criteria

    AICTE Saksham Scholarship Scheme

    Amount of scholarship that is a tuition fee of Rs. 30,000 or at actual, whichever is less and Rs.2000 per month for 10 months as incidentals charges each year.

    This scholarship is for differently-abled students who have a disability of not less than 40%.


    Candidates must be admitted to diploma/degree courses at an AICTE recognised institution.


    The annual income of the family should be less than Rs.8 Lakhs per annum.

    AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls

    Tuition fee waiver,

    Rs. 30,000/- may be reimbursed for the purchase of books, vehicles, laptops

    This scholarship is for girl candidates who have taken admission to the diploma/degree course at AICTE approved institution/college.


    The annual income of the family should not be more than Rs.8 Lakhs.


    Up to two girls per family can apply for the scholarship.

    Meenakshi Aachi Scholars Programme


    The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per year

    This scholarship is open to any B.E/B.Tech student with a good GATE score or an extraordinary TANCET score.


    Graduates with relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply for this scholarship.

    Merit Scholarship

    Tuition fee waiver Rs. 10,000 to Rs 40,000

    per annum

    This scholarship is for First Year B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.B.A, M.C.A students


    First-year B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.B.A/M.C.A students are eligible based on the commitment made during admission on the basis of cut-off marks / TANCET score / MAT score.


    The scholarship amount may be extended for additional years if the following conditions are met.

    1. In the previous year(s), the student should not have any arrear.

    2. In the previous year(s), the student should have had a minimum of 95% attendance in regular classes and class/model tests/exams.

    3. Academic performance should be in the top 10% in the branch.

    Merit cum Means Scholarship

    Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000

    per annum

    This scholarship is for all students of B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.B.A, M.C.A


    1. The parents' (Father and Mother) or guardian's annual income should not exceed Rs.1 lakh per year.

    2. Students who are not in their first year will be required to meet the following requirements.

    3. Arrears in any of the subjects should be avoided at all costs.

    4. In the previous year, 95% of students attended class.

    5. Every student selected for this scholarship will be required to volunteer for 8 hours per month in the following areas: library, admissions, student affairs, laboratory, classroom cleaning, sports assistance, and so on.

    Sports Scholarship

    Rs 10,000 to Rs 40,000

    per annum

    This scholarship is for all students of B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.B.A, M.C.A


    This scholarship is offered based on zonal, inter-zonal, state, national, and international participation during the academic year.

    Special Scholarship

     (a) Category I

    N/A

    This scholarship is for all students of B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.B.A, M.C.A


    This scholarship is applicable for all classes (First year to Final year). It is for physically challenged students and wards of deceased/serving defence personnel/ex-servicemen. This will be kept going if the following conditions are met.

    1. In the previous year, the students should have had no existing debts.

    2. In the previous semester(s), the student should have had a minimum of 90% attendance in regular classes and class/model tests/exams.

    Special Scholarship

     (b) Category II

    N/A

    This scholarship is for all students of B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.B.A, M.C.A


    It is applicable for the students who have excelled in extracurricular activities such as NSS, NCC, YRC, and RRC.

    Government Scholarship

    (BC / MBC – SWS)

    N/A

    Candidates must belong to BC / MBC – SWS only and parent annual income

    should be less than Rs.1,00,000/-

    Government Scholarship

    (SC / ST – SWS only)

    N/A

    Candidates must belong to 

    SC / ST – SWS only and parent annual income

    should be less than Rs.2,00,000/-

    Government Scholarship (SC/ST Fee waiver scheme) 100% free

    N/A

    Candidates must belong to SC / ST – SWS only

    parent annual income

    should be less than Rs.2,00,000/-

    Govt. Special Scholarship

    N/A

    Candidates must belong to SC/ST Students only

    Stay in Sona College Hostel

    Parent Annual Income

    should be less than Rs.1,00,000/-

    Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College & University Students

    N/A

    Candidates must have 80% and above marks in HSC

    Merit Scholarship

    N/A

    Candidates who have the highest marks in HSC and studied in Municipal/ Corporation School

    Chief Minister Farmers Security Scheme

    N/A

    This scholarship is for wards of farmers

    Tamilnadu National Teacher Welfare Fund

    N/A

    This scholarship is for wards of teachers

    Tamilnadu Educational Trust, Chennai

    N/A

    Candidates must have 60% and above marks in HSC and

    parent annual income

    should be less than Rs.50,000/-

    Minority Scholarship

    N/A

    Candidates belonging to Christians, Muslims, Sikhs and Buddhist community

    50% marks in previous exams

    Physically Challenged Scholarship

    N/A

    This scholarship is for students with disability

    Sri Vijayalakshmi Trust

    N/A

    Coimbatore, Erode, Tiruppur and Nilgiri District students only apply

    Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.

    N/A

    This scholarship is for SC/ST meritorious students Engineering, Geo Sciences and M.B.A and

    parent annual income

    should be less than Rs.1.5 lakh

    The Hindu – Hitachi Scholarship

    N/A

    Candidates must have studied B.E., B.Sc., (Engg.) or its equivalent from any recognised university. One year of professional experience need 

    NTPC Scholarship

    N/A

    This scholarship is for SC/ST/Physically challenged persons

    Titan Scholarship

    N/A

    Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri district students only can apply for this scholarship

    Sona College of Technology, Salem Scholarships- Merit Scholarships and its Eligibility Criteria

    Basis for Merit Scholarship

    Boards

    Applicable only for the UG programme

    Criteria I-Above 90%

    Criteria II-80% to 89%

    15% Tuition fees waiver

    10% Tuition fees waiver

    Science Stream

    Commerce Stream

    Science Stream

    Commerce Stream

    CBSE/HSC

    Candidates must have 90% and above in aggregate of PCM or PCB

    Candidates should have 95% and above for CBSE- Commerce stream-95% aggregate in ACE (Accounts, Commerce and Economics)

    Candidates must have 80% to 89% in aggregate of PCM or PCB

    Candidates should have 90% and above for CBSE- Commerce stream-90% aggregate in ACE (Accounts, Commerce and Economics)

    GCE A Level

    Candidates should have Grade 'A' and above in any two courses of PCM or PCB and a minimum 'B' in the third course

    Candidates must have Grade 'A' and above in any one of the courses in ACE and minimum Grade 'B' in any other subject

    Candidates should have Grade 'B' and above in PCM or PCB

    Candidates must have Grade 'B' and above in Accountancy or Commerce or aggregate of ACE

    WAEC and other African national grade examination

    Candidates must have Grade 'B2' and above in any two courses of PCM or PCB but no 'C4' or less in the third course

    Candidates should have Grade 'B2' and above in any one of the courses of ACE but no 'C4’ in any other subject

    Candidates must have Grade 'C4' and above in PCM or PCB

    Candidates should have Grade 'C4' and above in Accountancy or Commerce or aggregate of ACE

    Note:

    The scholarship amount is 35% for above 90%

    The scholarship amount is 25% for above 80% to 89%

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    Students Receiving Full Tuition Fee Reimbursement

    UG (4 years): 1744/4164
    PG (2 years): 138/177

    Data Source: NIRF 2023

    Sona College of Technology, Salem Admission

    Sona College of Technology, Salem offers admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Before applying for Sona College of Technology admission, candidates should meet the eligibility criteria. Sona College of Technology admissions to the B.E/B.Tech is based on the merit of the qualifying exam followed by TNEA counselling. Admission to M.E/M.Tech programmes are done on the basis of candidates’ performance in TANCET or GATE. Further, shortlisted candidates participate in the TANCA counselling. Sona College of Technology admission to M....
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    Sona College of Technology, Salem Facilities

    Sona College of Technology, Salem has adequate infrastructural facilities on the campus. Sona College of Technology facilities include a library that has all kinds of text and reference books for the students and it is a place for book lovers. The institute has a computer centre to satisfy all the computational and technological requirements of the students and the faculty. It also has an auditorium which is used to conduct various activities and events organised by students. Sona College of Technology, Salem provides hostel facilities to the s...
    Boys Hostel
    Girls Hostel
    Medical/Hospital
    Gym
    Library
    Sports
    I.T Infrastructure
    Cafeteria
    Auditorium
    Transport Facility
    Alumni Associations
    Wifi
    Swimming Pool
    Convenience Store
    Banks/ATMs
    Guest Room/Waiting Room
    Parking Facility

    Student Reviews for Sona College of Technology, Salem

    College Infrastructure: 4.1/5
    Academics: 3.8/5
    Placements: 3.4/5
    Value for Money: 2.7/5
    Campus Life: 4.2/5

    Sona college of technology

    College Infrastructure

    Sona college have technology have a good infrastructure in their campus, have all facilities for students have good vegetarian hostels. Have sports centres. All the classrooms have WiFi facilities and smart boards

    Sona college of technology

    College Infrastructure

    Yes my college have all necessary infrastructure facilities and equipments. All of our Classrooms have the wifi facilities, library for each specific department and hostels are well maintained. All living spaces are maintained clean

    Sona college of technology

    College Infrastructure

    Yes my college have all the necessary equipments in my classrooms. Have lab facilities in all departments. Well good libraries in every department. Well maintained and organised sport centres and vegetarian hostels.

    Have a question related to Sona College of Technology, Salem ?

    it is better to join sona college of technology,selam in tamilnadu,for CSE group than other colleges?sir.What about that college sir?

    Hi Aspirant!

    Sona College of Technology provides good infrastructure facilities including medical facilities, internet, well-equipped labs, smart classes, swimming pool, hostel facilities, sports ground etc. Faculty members are highly skilled, accessible and helpful in terms of information and project. Placement records are also good up to 80% (as per the reviews) in the companies like  Amazon, Infosys, TCS, CTS, etc. The average package till now is 4.5 LPA and highest package is 8 LPA.

    Hope I answered your query, thankyou!

    I want to know abou the fees details in sona collage of technology salem

    As the fee structure of every colleges are different...

    Here is the fee structure of SONA,Salem

    For Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]

    As it 4 year(s) rpograam and its fee is upto 4,80,000..i.e. 120000/per year

    For Master of Technology [M.Tech]

    It is 2 year(s) program and the fees is upto1,92,000

    For Master of Business Administration [MBA]

    It is of 2 year(s) and the relevant fee is upto 72,000.

    For Master of Computer Application [MCA]

    It is of 3 year(s) and the fees is upto 1,08,000...

    Hope this help.

    what are the foreign companies that come for campus recruitment in Sona college of technology for EEE DEPARTMENT?

    Hey Aspirant!

    There are many foreign companies like OST, Human Resocia Co.Ltd are coming for Campus Recruitment in Sona College of Technology for the EEE Department. Mostly, the foreign companies are from Japan. Many job offers are from foreign companies that have branches in Tamil Nadu, India. So, the salary will be considerably high.

    Hope this answer is helpful to you.

    Thank you.


    Sona College of Technology, Salem Contact Address

    Address:
    Sona College of Technology, Junction Main Road, Suramangalam PO., Salem-636005, Tamil Nadu, India

    Sona College of Technology, Salem Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

    1: What is the Sona College of Technology eligibility criteria for M.C.A programme?

     The Sona College of Technology eligibility criteria for M.C.A programme is that the candidates must have passed B.C.A/bachelor degree in Computer Science Engineering with at least 50% marks in the qualifying examination.

    2: What is the seat intake of the M.C.A programme at Sona College of Technology, Salem?

    The seat intake of the M.C.A programme at Sona College of Technology, Salem is 60.

    3: What is the Sona College of Technology eligibility criteria for M.E admission?

    The Sona College of Technology eligibility criteria for M.E admission is that the candidates should have passed a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% in the qualifying degree examination.

    4: What is the Sona College of Technology NIRF 2022 Ranking?

    The Sona College of Technology NIRF 2022 Ranking is 174th position under the engineering category.

    5: What are the collaborations of Sona College of Technology, Salem?

    The collaborations of Sona College of Technology, Salem are JSW Steel Limited, Salem works, Salem; Federation of all the Civil Engineers Association of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry; Irrigation Management Training Institute (PWD) Water resource Govt. of Tamil Nadu; Prayojana Construction Management Training Institute, Salem and many others. 

    6: Sona College of Technology is affiliated to which university?

    Sona College of Technology is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.

    7: What are the Sona College of Technology scholarships?

    The Sona College of Technology scholarships are AICTE Saksham Scholarship Scheme, AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls, Meenakshi Aachi Scholars Programme, Merit Scholarship, Merit cum Means Scholarship, Sports Scholarship, Merit Scholarship, Chief Minister Farmers Security Scheme, Tamilnadu National Teacher Welfare Fund, Minority Scholarship, Physically Challenged Scholarship, NTPC Scholarship, Titan Scholarship and many more.

    8: Is Sona College of Technology accredited by NAAC?

     Yes, Sona College of Technology is accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade.

    9: What is the campus size of Sona College of Technology, Salem?

    The Sona College of Technology, Salem campus is spread over an area of 18 acres of land.

    10: Is Sona College of Technology approved by the AICTE?

    Yes, Sona College of Technology is approved by the AICTE.

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