Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal was established in 1995 by Shri.M.G.Bharathkumar with a vision to provide quality education to underprivileged students. It is an autonomous college affiliated with Anna University, Tamil Nadu, and approved by AICTE. The College has consistently been one of the top Colleges by the Competition Success Review. It has been accredited by NAAC as an A-grade. MEC Tamil Nadu’s ‘Local Chapter’ has received 1 Gold certificate, 6 Elite certificates, 6 silver certificates.

Mahendra Engineering College offers 14 Undergraduate and 9 Postgraduate courses in Engineering disciplines along with the MBA and the MCA.. Ph.D. courses have also been introduced. Admission to the B.E./B.Tech courses are done through TNEA while for M.E. admissions, GATE or TANCET scores are considered. Admissions to MBA and MCA courses are provided through MAT and TANCET.

Mahendra Engineering College Key Points

  • Mahendra Engineering College has been mentioned in the Asia Book of Records for holding the largest Women Hackathon.
  • It is popular for its B.Tech and MBA courses.
  • It is accredited by NBA TIER-1 (Washington Accord) for UG: (CSE, ECE, EEE).
  • In Placements 2018-2019, more than 150 companies recruited 1550 students, with as many as 2685 offers were made.
  • The College has extensive corporate tie-ups and always aspire to provide world-class education to the youth with the most modern facilities.
  • Mahendra Engineering College promotes student-centric learning and also has a state-of-the-art infrastructure with flexible CBCS.
  • Many activities like cell activities, professional bodies like IEEE, NCC, NSS, career development programs, and women empowerment take place throughout the year.

Mahendra Engineering College Rankings/ Awards/ Recognitions

  • In 2018, Mahendra Engineering College won Asia’s Book of records for conducting the largest number of women’s Hackathons.
  • Digital learning India gave an AAA rating to the college in 2018.
  • In 2017, Infosys was an advanced-level partner of the college.
  • The college was ranked 28 as one of the best engineering colleges in 2014 by Competition Success Review.

Mahendra Engineering College Courses and Fees

Mahendra Engineering College offers 14 Undergraduate and 9 Postgraduate courses in Engineering in the disciplines of mechanical, civil, EEE, ECE, EIE, CSE, IT, etc. The courses are expanding every year according to the demand of the industry.

Courses Course Details Selection Criteria
BE/ BTech
  • Eligibility: Intermediate passed with minimum 50% aggregate marks in Science Stream. Specializations: Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Agriculture Engineering, Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Cyber Security, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Food Technology, Information Technology, Mechanical & Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Fees: ₹55,000 (1st Year Fees) Duration: 4 years
Selection is made on the basis of Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) scores.
ME/ MTech
  • Eligibility: BE/B. Tech. with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized University. Specializations: Computer-Aided Design, Communication Systems, Computer Science and Engineering, Structural Engineering, Control Systems, Manufacturing Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management
  • Fees: ₹50,000 (1st Year Fees) Duration: 2 years
Based on GATE/TANCET scores.
MBA (Masters in Business Administration)
  • Eligibility: Graduated with minimum 50% aggregate marks from a recognized University. Specializations: Finance, Marketing, System, Production, Human Resource
  • Fees: ₹41,000 (1st Year Fees) Duration: 2 years
MCA (Masters in Computer Applications)
  • Eligibility: Graduated with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Mathematics a compulsory subject in Graduation.
  • Fees: ₹41,000 (1st Year Fees) Duration: 2 years
TANCET scores

Mahendra Engineering College Placements 

Mahendra Engineering College has maintained a good placement record every year by tiering up with various reputed organizations. A placement cell has been established in the college to assist the students regarding placement and future opportunities. The highlights of Mahendra Engineering College Placement 2018-2019 are as follows:

  • 150+ companies visited the campus for placements.
  • A total of 2685 offers were made with 1550 students have accepted the offer.
  • The average package offered was INR 3-4 LPA.
  • The top-most recruiters of Mahendra Engineering College are tabulated below:
IBM Infosys Saint-Gobain Tenneco
Cognizant HCL TECHNOLOGIES UST Global TVS Harita
Capgemini Amazon Global Edge TEK Systems
Thought works HGS CALSOFT Sundaram Fasteners
Juspay Mind tree Mitsuba Sical TESSOLVE
KAAR Technologies Inautix Jasmin Infotech Hexaware Technologies
Infosys L & T CRI pumps Tech Mahindra

Mahendra Engineering College Scholarships 

Mahendra Engineering College provides scholarships to bright students as well as underprivileged students. The college is known for its support to students from all classes of society. Scholarship available for backward communities and top scorers in 12th will gets scholarships. The cut-off is decided by the college department every year and the scholarships are mostly given to higher rankers.

How to Avail Mahendra Engineering College Scholarships?

The students should submit their community certificates so that they can possess scholarships. However, Students may get grants from the government. To avail of the scholarship, a student needs to contact the department personally and apply for it with appropriate documents.

Mahendra Engineering College FAQs

Ques. Does Mahendra Engineering College provide on-campus recruitment?

Ans. Yes, Mahendra Engineering College has tied up with many companies to provide on-campus recruitment opportunities to the students.

Ques. Is Mahendra Engineering College a good college for engineering?

Ans. Yes, Mahendra Engineering College is the best college in Tamil Nadu for engineering. It provides great placement opportunities and the faculty members are also supporting.

Ques. How are the facilities at Mahendra Engineering College?

Ans. Mahendra Engineering College provides good facilities and has an advanced infrastructure. Some of the facilities include a hostel, library, auditorium, and canteen. There is an indoor stadium for all kinds of physical activities like Badminton, Basketball, Chess, Carom, Volleyball, Table Tennis.

Ques. Is there any bus facility for day scholars at Mahendra Engineering College?

Ans. Yes. Mahendra Engineering College provides a bus facility for day scholars. The bus route is connected through the highways so students can get easy access.

Ques. Is there any relaxation in fees of Mahendra Engineering College?

Ans. Yes. Mahendra Engineering College provides relaxation in fees in the form of scholarships, which are given to the needed students. Moreover, a loan facility is provided from the college by the Union Bank of India, Salem division.