College of Engineering, Guindy
|கிண்டி பொறியியல் கல்லூரி|
Seal of College of Engineering, Guindy
|Motto||Labor omnia vincit (Latin)|
Motto in English
|Work conquers all|
|Dean||Dr. P. Narayanasamy|
|Location||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
Anna University (1978 – )
The College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG) is a public engineering college in Chennai, India. Founded in 1794 as a survey school, and 1858 as a Civil Engineering School, it is one of the oldest engineering institutions in the country.
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In 1794, the survey school was started with eight students in a building near Fort St. George by Michael Topping. The school became the Civil Engineering School in 1858 and was rechristened as College of Engineering in 1859, with the inclusion of a mechanical engineering course.
College of Engineering, Guindy offers undergraduate engineering degrees in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Geoinformatics, Agricultural & Irrigation Engineering, Bio Medical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mining Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Information Technology and Printing Technology. It also offers postgraduate degrees such as MBA, MCA, M.E., M.Sc. M.Tech M.S. by Research and Ph.D.programmes.
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The college was ranked 12th in the Outlook India Top Engineering Colleges of 2012, however has been unranked in subsequent years 2013 to 2015. In rankings of government colleges, it ranked #9 in the Mint Top 50 Government Engineering Colleges of 2009.
The college has many student-run clubs including Sruthilaya (music), Twisters (dance), Snap It (photography), Theatron (dramatics), Robotics Club, CSAU (Computer Society of Anna University), Capitalize (entrepreneurship), CEG Tech Forum, Literary club, Guindy Times (campus magazine), Aakriti (women empowerment), Siruthuligal (charity), Leo club, Rotract Club, Students' Quality Club (SQC), and Green Brigade (environment). Apart from these clubs, student wings of NCC, NSS, NSO and YRC also function on campus.
The campus has 16 hostel blocks named after flowers of which five are exclusively for women. Dining facilities are provided in five large centralized halls. The hostels accommodate only undergraduate students and there is a separate hostel for NRIs and foreign nationals.
Since 2007, the CEG conducts an international techno-management festival called Kurukshetra. Every year in February, CEG plays host to Techofes, a four-day inter-collegiate cultural festival. In October, Agni, the intra-college cultural festival is conducted. Sangarsh is an annual fundraiser conducted by Rotaract.
- Avinash Kak, professor of electrical and computer engineering, Purdue University.
- Verghese Kurien, architect of Operation Flood and India's White Revolution and winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award and the World Food Prize
- Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of Sundaram - Clayton Limited and TVS Motor Company
- Upendra J. Chivukula, American politician
- A. C. Muthiah, Indian industrialist and ex-President, Board of Control for Cricket in India
- Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian film actor and Producer
- Raj Reddy, Turing Award winner, Professor at Carnegie-Mellon University
- S. Somasegar, Corporate Vice President, Developer Division, Microsoft
- Krishnamachari Srikkanth, former Captain of the Indian cricket team and the Chairman of the selection committee
- P. S. Veeraraghavan, director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
- Ravi Jagannathan, Economist and Professor, Kellogg School of Management
- V.M. Muralidharan, Chairman, Ethiraj College Trust and Global COO, Bahwan CyberTek Group
- Ravi Ruia, Essar Group
- Crazy Mohan, Tamil comedy actor, script writer and playwright
- Mendu Rammohan Rao, Dean Emeritus, Indian School of Business
- Gopalapuram Parthasarathy, diplomat and author, former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Australia and Myanmar
- Kutraleeswaran, Marathon swimmer, The youngest Arjuna Award winner
- Bhargav Sri Prakash, Entrepreneur and Hedge Fund Manager
- Rajkumar Bharathi, Classical singer and music composer
- Raaghav, on screen, film actor and television personality in Tamil Nadu, India
- Madhan Karky, Tamil film lyricist
- Krishnakumar Natarajan, Co-founder of Mindtree
- Rangaswamy Narasimhan, cognitive scientist who developed TIFRAC, the first indigenous Indian computer, Padma Shri winner
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