Eligibility Criteria

B.E. / B.Tech Programmes

HSC (Academic & Vocational) Candidates


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Category Percentage of marks in Qualifying Examination
Open 50%
Backward 45%
Most Backward 40%
SC/ST Just pass in the examination


Candidates belonging to communities other than SC/ST should have passed the qualifying examination within two attempts.


Lateral Entry Candidates


Diploma Holders (various branches) are also eligible to II year of the four years B.E./B.Tech Degree Courses.


Community Minimum average marks in the pre final and final semesters put together or final year
General category 55%
Backward class including Backward class muslim 50%
MBC& DNC 45%
SC/SCA/ST Mere pass in the qualifying examination for diploma examinations as stipulated by the state board of technical education and training, Tamilnadu/B.sc degree examinations/equivalent.


PG Programmes


Candidates for the admission to the first semester of the Master's Degree Programme shall be required to have passed an appropriate Degree Examination of Anna University or any other examination of any University or authority accepted by the Syndicate of Anna University as equivalent thereto.


List of Original certificates along with two sets of attested copies to be produced at the time of admission for UG courses:


  • SSLC Certificate with Mark Sheet (for evidence of Date of Birth)
  • Higher Secondary Mark Sheet
  • Transfer Certificate from the Institution last studied
  • Original Community Certificate
  • Sports Certificates of achievement, if allotted under Sports Quota
  • Extra Curricular Certificates, if any.
  • Nativity Certificate
  • Conduct Certificate
  • Three Passport size photos


Working of the grading system


The following Letter grades and corresponding Grade Points are awarded


  • S-10, A-9,B-8,C-7,D-6,E-5,U-O,I-0,W-0
  • S is the highest and E is the lowest
  • U for fail
  • W for withdrawal from course
  • I for prevention cases (shortage of attendance, which is attendance less than 75%).
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) and Grade Point
  • Average (GPA) are calculated (exempting U,I and W grades) by  Sum of [Credits  X Grade Points] / Sum of Credits.


Language of instruction


  • English is the medium of instruction for all Undergraduate, Masters degree programmes.