Thiagarajar College of Engineering

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Thiagarajar College of Engineering
Thiagarajar College of Engineering logo.png
Motto Vinaiye Uyir
Motto in English
Duty Is Life
Type Government-aided
Established 1957
Principal V. Abhai Kumar
Location Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Campus Suburban, 143 acres
Affiliations Anna University, Chennai

Thiagarajar College of Engineering (TCE) is a government-aided autonomous institution located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. It is one of several educational and philanthropic institutions founded by philanthropist and industrialist Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar. TCE was established in 1957. The courses offered in TCE are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi. TCE was granted Autonomy in the year 1987.


Thiagarajar College of Engineering

The institution and hostels are located near Thirupparankundram on the outskirts of Madurai, 8 kilometres south-west of the city of Madurai.

The campus is located 10 km from the Madurai Airport, 8 km from the Madurai Railway station and is well connected by buses with all parts of state.

Academic programs[edit]

TCE offers 8 undergraduate,16 postgraduate programs and research programs (MS and PhD) in all Engineering and Science streams.[citation needed]


College rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2017)[1] 37
Outlook India (2017)[2] 31

TCE was ranked 37 among engineering colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2017[1] and 31 by Outlook India in 2017.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]


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