Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, Chennai

    Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, Chennai

    Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering (DCE), which was founded in 2001–2002, is associated with Anna University in Chennai and has AICTE approval. The Tamil Nadu government establishes the requirements for college entrance. Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering (DCE) now provides three postgraduate and six undergraduate programmes in a range of specialisations.

    • Candidates for the BE/B.Tech programme must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) in the science stream, with the primary subjects being physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
    • Applicants who have earned a diploma from an establishment recognised by the government are also welcome to apply.
    • Online counselling is provided by the Tamil Nadu government for all programmes.
      Anna University's online Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) ranking is used to determine admission to UG degrees.
    • Applicants to the M.E./MBA programme must have graduated from an accredited university with a degree in engineering or an equivalent.
    • In order to be considered for admission to a postgraduate programme, candidates must pass the appropriate UG examination offered by Anna University or an equivalent exam as stated by the Tamil Nadu Common Admission criteria (TANCA).
    • The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET), which is administered by Anna University in Chennai on behalf of the Tamil Nadu government, is the basis for admission to postgraduate courses in the state.
    • Applicants must take the TANCET test in order to be considered for admission to the MBA and M.E. programmes at SXCCE.
    • The required application, which can be downloaded from the internet or obtained on campus with the prospectus, must be used to apply for admission.

    Name of the College

    Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering (DCE)

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    Basic Admission Criteria

    Merit-based/ TNEA Rank/ TANCET exam/ As per the norms of Tamil Nadu government.

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    ₹70,000 (Total Fees)

    Graduation with 50% + TANCET


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    Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering (DCE) PG Admission

    At the post-graduate level, Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering (DCE) provides ME and MBA programmes. Merit is the deciding factor for programme admission. The candidate must meet the state government's basic requirements, which include having an undergraduate degree.

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    In order to apply for the programme, a candidate must verify that places are available on the college campus based on the pass rate.

    • The TANCET exam is required for admission to postgraduate programmes, and it is administered annually by Anna University.
    • Admission to DCE's postgraduate programmes is determined by TANCA counselling.
    • The applicant must complete the online application for the TANCET exam and then deliver the necessary documentation to the Anna University office.
    • For general applicants, the TANCET online registration fee is INR 500; for SC/ST or other reserved categories, it is INR 250.

    Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering (DCE) Application Process

    Admission to the MBA, and ME programmes is available at Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering (DCE), Chennai, through the appropriate entrance test.

    1. The applicant must register for the TNEA online in order to apply for the B.E./B.Tech programme.
    2. Candidates must show up for the annual TANCET exam, which is administered by Anna University. Admission to DCE's postgraduate programmes is determined by TANCA counselling.
    3. Students who wish to register for a specific programme should visit the college's website.
      The candidate can register by completing the required form, which is accessible online or offline.
    4. The candidate needs to provide the necessary documentation for validation when they visit the designated organisations for in-person counselling.


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