IIT Colleges in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is not only popular for steel and cloth production, but also for the quality of education as the state stands in one of the state furnishing high number of Graduates and Professionals. The state has several reputed colleges and IIT is one of them, which is situated in Chennai - the Capital of the State. It was established in 1959. IIT stands for Indian Institute of Technology. These are autonomous institutes and offers engineering as well as Management Course. The college got name and fame for the sophisticated equipment and for carrying out advanced research techniques.

Major courses offered by IIT Colleges in Tamil Nadu

Several Bachelor, Post Graduate and Doctoral Courses in Engineering and Sciences are offered by the IIT Colleges in Tamil Nadu. B.Tech, M.A. (Humanities and Social Sciences), M.Sc., M.Tech., MBA and Ph.D. are the major courses in different disciplines. Bio Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering are few of the Specializations. Few of the Dual Degree courses, integrated M.Tech. Courses and Post Graduate Diploma in few of the specializations are also offered.


  • Passing in 10 + 2 with minimum 60% with the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is required for Bachelor Degree. IITJEE score is also considered for the admission in Bachelor degree.
  • Bachelor Degree in related subject and Score in the GATE is considered for Post Graduate Degrees in Engineering.
  • For M.Sc. course, JAM score is considered. For MBA admission, CAT score is considered.

Career Options

Automobile and auto part production, Defense Industry, Shipping industry, Rail Industry, Aviation related companies, Technology Centers, State Control Boards are the major recruiters for Engineering and Science students.

Management roles in these industries are offered to or prefer those who possess management related degree like MBA besides engineering. For management students, supply chain companies, marketing, financial companies, IT sector, Human Resourcing companies, Factories and Industries, Teaching institutes are the major recruiters.

Teaching is also a best choice. Score in CSIR NET (National Eligibility Test) or CBSE NET is a necessary to settle as a Lecturer or Professor in colleges and Universities. The researcher in the field also opt the exam for the fellowship.

Self employment is also the best option of career aspirants.

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