Rajalakshmi Engineering College (REC), Chennai is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and has been granted the status of an autonomous institution. REC was established in 1997 with the support of Rajalakshmi Educational Trust. The college is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with ‘A’ Grade and approved by UGC. REC Chennai has been ranked 110 in the NIRF ranking 2021 under the engineering category. The college provides ethical and competent professionals with programmes of excellence in Engineering, Technology and Management Education and Research. The mission of REC Chennai is to provide quality education and promote research and development in management and technology for the benefit of society. The institute offers undergraduate course in BE/BTech and postgraduate courses in ME/MTech and MBA. All the courses are offered by Anna University, Chennai and are recognised by AICTE.
Admission to undergraduate programme in REC, Chennai is done through Tamilnadu Engineering admissions (TNEA) counseling, conducted by Anna University. Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai accepts the score of TANCET for admission to MBA programme and TANCET/GATE for admission to ME/MTech programme. The institute also offers scholarships to students based on their performance in academics.
REC Chennai constituted Centre for Sponsored Research & Consultancy (CSRC) to foster research activities and enhance industry- institute interaction. CSRC has collaborations with many industries like- Super Auto Forge, Valeo India Pvt. Ltd., Aban Biotech Limited, Tata Consultancy Services, Addison & Company Ltd. and many more.
Rajalakshmi Engineering College has facilities like library, canteen, hostel, internet, health care , security, etc. Workshops, seminars, conferences and placements are other activities conducted by the college. For placement, there is a separate placement cell. The college also has various societies and cells to promote all round growth of the students.
Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai, Location
Rajalakshmi Engineering College is located at Rajalakshmi Nagar, Thandalam, Tamilnadu. There are various means of transport to reach Rajalakshmi Engineering College. One can travel by air, train or bus to reach the college. The nearest railway station is Veppampattu Railway Station. It is 20.6 kms away from college. The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport. The distance between the college and airport is 34.7 kms. The nearest bus station is Vellakalvai Meetu Cherry Bus Station and is 19.3 kms away from the college.