Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC) is an autonomous engineering college of the Government of Pondicherry established in 1984 affiliated to Pondicherry University. It was ranked 122 in the top engineering colleges category by NIRF 2020.

The college offers under graduate and post graduate engineering courses in Electronics and communications, computer science, information and technology, electrical and electronics, electronics and instrumentation, civil, mechanical and chemical engineering. Admissions to these courses are done on the basis of JEE Mains and GATE scores respectively. The college also offers PhD programmes for engineering courses.

PEC Pondicherry Key Points

  • The seat intake at Pondicherry Engineering College for UG programmes, PG programmes, MCA programme and M. Sc is 450, 173, 30 and 10 every year respectively.
  • Pondicherry Engineering College has shown stellar placement numbers every year with the maximum package in 2020 being INR lacs per annum.
  • Pondicherry Engineering College has a faculty team of 155 members with illustrious careers holding Ph.Ds. from reputed institutes.
  • Tata Consultancy Services has awarded PEC its Best 100 students award during the 2014-15 academic session.

PEC Pondicherry Rankings

  • Pondicherry Engineering College was ranked 122 in the engineering category by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF).

PEC Pondicherry Courses and Fees

Pondicherry Engineering college offers the following undergraduate and postgraduate courses:

Undergraduate Courses:

The Undergraduate courses is a Bachelor of Technology course provided by 12 departments.

Program Program Details Selection Basis
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: INR 1.71 lacs (first year)
  • Eligibility Criteria: A pass certificate in the Higher Secondary Examination of the (10+2) curriculum with a minimum aggregate of 45% in subjects: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/ biotechnology/ computer science/ biology as optional subjects Or An examination of any authority recognized by the Executive Council of the Pondicherry University as an equivalent
Valid JEE Mains Rank
B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering
B. Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
B. Tech in Computer science engineering
B. Tech in Electrical and electronics engineering.
B. Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
B. Tech in Chemical Engineering
B. Tech in Information Technology
B. Tech in Biomedical Engineering

Post graduate Courses:

The Post graduate courses provided by PEC are a Masters of Technology (M. Tech) course provided by 7 departments, Masters of Computer Applications (MCA), and Masters of Science (M. Sc).

Program Program Details Selection Basis
M. Tech in Civil Engineering
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 38,050 (First year)
  • Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline
Valid Gate Score
M. Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering
M. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
M. Tech in Electricals and Electronics Engineering
M. Tech in Mechanical Engineering
M. Tech in Information Technology
M. Tech in Instrumentation Engineering
Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 31,050 (First year)
  • Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications/ commerce/ corporate secretaryship/ economics/ business administrations/ statistics/ computer applications as one of the subjects with a minimum of 55% of marks
Not notified
M. Sc in Material Science and Technology
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 11,350 (First year)
  • Eligibility Criteria: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline
Not notified

PEC Pondicherry Cut-off

Pondicherry Engineering College admits students to its undergraduate courses on the basis of the JEE Mains ranks. The cut off ranks for the following courses in the years 2019 and 2020 are as follows:

Specialization 2019 2020
General OBC SC ST PWD General OBC SC ST PWD
B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering 27174 10335 6128 2752 902 30772 11180 5484 3477 -
B. Tech in Mechatronics Engineering - - - - - 37216 13568 7130 4652 2834
B. Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering 30292 11375 7002 3445 1449 34586 12373 7642 3806 -
B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering 33527 11961 7022 3059 1632 39632 13494 7992 4144 1973
B. Tech in Civil Engineering 35631 11771 7225 2872 933 42385 13834 7968 3124 -
B. Tech in Chemical Engineering - - - - - 37545 11811 5142 3445 -
B. Tech in Information Technology - - - - - 25236 11005 6730 - -
B. Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering - - - - - 32182 9582 5816 - -
B. Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - - - - 27664 12423 5943 - -

PEC Pondicherry Placements

In the placement drive held in 2019-2020, 215 students were placed in 23 companies. Placement drives are held in the month of July every year.

  • The top recruiters are Accenture, HCL, ZOHO, DeltaX, Sony, Philips, SAP Labs, Reliance and Optum.
  • 5 students from the computer science and engineering department were placed in Qualcomm with a maximum salary of INR 15 lakhs per annum. HP offered an annual CTC of INR 10 lakhs.
  • The highest CTC offered was INR 15 lakhs per annum.
  • The average CTC offered was INR 4 lakhs per annum.
  • The top recruiting companies are listed below:
HCL ZOHO DeltaX
Sony Philips SAP Labs
Reliance Optum Wipro
HP TCS Infosys

PEC Pondicherry Scholarship

Pondicherry Engineering College offers scholarships and monetary help to the meritorious/ needy/ financially weaker class of students. Some of the scholarships offered are as follows:

  • Post matric scholarship for SC students for candidates belonging to the SC Category
  • Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Financial Assistance for SC or ST students
  • Merit cum means Scholarship for the minority students
  • Financial Assistance to Muslim Students of Puducherry
  • Teaching Assistantship for MTech Students
  • AICTE Fellowship for Gate Qualified students

FAQs

Ques. How can one reach Pondicherry Engineering College?

Ans. Pondicherry Engineering College is located 160 km south of Chennai and is a bus journey of about 3 to 4 hours from Chennai. One can reach the college from Pondicherry city via an auto-rickshaw ride.

Ques. Are the courses offered by Pondicherry Engineering College recognised and approved?

Ans. Yes. The courses offered by Pondicherry Engineering College are recognised and approved by the AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education).

Ques. Does Pondicherry Engineering College provide any hostels or residential facilities?

Ans. Yes. Pondicherry Engineering College offers two gents’ hostels and one lady’s hostel for the UG and PG students. All the rooms are told to be spacious and fully furnished for a comfortable stay.

Ques. Does Pondicherry Engineering College provide any extra curricular activities for the students’ holistic development?

Ans. Yes. The Pondicherry Engineering College has set up an art and cultural committees and hobbies club and the NSS for the cultural life of students on campus.

Ques. Is Pondicherry Engineering College a good choice for an engineering degree in Pondicherry?

Ans. Yes. Pondicherry Engineering College with its good quality education and a growing placement report every year, can be a decent choice for an engineering course in Pondicherry.