Annamalai University Entrance Exam for Engineering Programs
The Annamalai University is a residential university with a single campus at Annamalai Nagar in Tamil Nadu. All its nine Faculties, 49 Departments, colleges and hostels are situated on a campus that sprawls across 1000 acres. It employs more than 2500 teaching staff at present. Few universities in India can boast of such luxury. The university also offers excellent facilities for research projects and post-doctoral work that has earned it research and training collaborations from industrial sector and several important sponsored projects, including those from state and central government.
Currently, the college follows 4-year duration course (1 year + 6 semesters) with external mode of examination for B.E/B. Tech/ B. Arch/ B. Pharma programs and a 4 semester course for the M.E/M. Tech programs.
The students are admitted into the Under Graduate programs based on their score in the EAMCET - a Common Entrance Test conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. For admission into the Post Graduate programs, the selection is based on the candidates’ GATE scores and the corresponding all India ranking or their ranking in AUCET conducted by the Andhra University.
Majority of the AU Engineering College faculty is highly qualified, their qualification goes way beyond the mandatory minimum prescribed by the AICTE/UGC. The teachers of the college attend refresher courses, orientation courses, workshops, seminars and conferences from time to time to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments in engineering & technology. The various departments of the Engineering College receive active participation from students all over the country. Personnel from various industrial organizations regularly interact with the faculty members to foster mutual growth.
Research and Consultancy:
Faculty of the Engineering College is continually involved in active research. They execute a number of projects and research schemes granted by National level funding agencies like UGC, AICTE, CSIR, DST, DOD, DAE, NSTL and DOT etc. The expertise and competence of the faculty has motivated the College of Engineering to set up a number of Centers of Excellence being granted/approved by UGC & AICTE
Contact Details for Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam:
Prof. L.K. Mohana RaoPrincipal, Colleges of Arts and Commerce,Andhra University,Visakhapatnam - 530 003Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.
Fax: 91-891-2550158, 2755547Principal: 91-891-2844666, 2755075Office: 91-891-284 4208Asst. Principal: 91-891-284 4209
Asst. Principal: 91-891-284 4210
Asst. Principal: 91-891-284 4211
Placement Officer: 91-98855 17526
Asst. Registrar: 91-891-284 4632
Nine Faculties of the Annamalai University are:
* Engineering & Technology
* Fine Arts
* Indian Languages
We will focus on its engineering and technology programs in this article.
Outlook ranked Annamalai University amongst Top 50 Government Engineering Colleges while its Vellore Institute of Technology was ranked 7th amongst Top 50 Private Engineering Colleges.Benefits of the Annamalai Entrance Exam for Engineering Programs ExamThe Faculty of Engineering And Technology (FEAT) at Annamalai University has 10 departments that are as follows:
* Chemical Engineering
* Civil Engineering
* Computer Science and Engineering
* Electrical Engineering
* Instrumentation Engineering
* Manufacturing Engineering
* Mechanical Engineering
* Structural Engineering
These departments offer undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree, diploma and certificate programs as well as conduct research and collaborative research work for faculty, staff and students. It also offers several scholarships to eligible students. Some of the institutions with whom FEAT has entered MoU are:
Ball State University of USAFukui University of Japan for student and faculty exchange programsUniversity of Technology, Sydney, Australia for promotion of technical collaborationsKumamoto University, Japan for academic exchange and collaboration in the area of ‘Materials Processing using Explosives’.
The Choice Based Credit System followed by FEAT in its academic offerings at undergraduate and postgraduate levels facilitates interdisciplinary studies. The Placement & Training Cell of FEAT organizes campus recruitments for students to facilitate:
* Placements abroad
* Placements for the students of Directorate of Distance Education
* Pre-final year placements
On an average, students get a placement package of Rs 3 to 3.5 lakh per annum.