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Pondicherry Engineering College


Pondicherry Engineering College is an Institution sponsored by the Union Territory of Pondicherry. The College was started in 1984 under the VII Five Year Plan. It is an autonomous Institution for the purposes of administration, staff recruitment and College development and is managed by a Board of Governors. The College is affiliated to Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, for the academic purposes. The College has been growing from strength to strength since its inception.

The College campus is situated at Pillaichavady which is about 12 km from the Railway station and bus-stand in Puducherry town. It is about 160 km south of Chennai (Madras) on the shores of Bay of Bengal. The campus is also well connected by town buses from Puducherry. Buses ply between Chennai (Madras) and Pondicherry frequently and the duration of journey is about 3 to 4 hours. The buses that come from Chennai via East Coast Road (ECR) stop near the campus itself. Commutation by auto-rickshaws from Puducherry city would cost around Rs. 200.

The temperatures during the year vary between 25°C to 35°C, but it is always less harsher than other coastal cities making the place very pleasant and congenial for Professional education. The campus is of great scenic beauty and forms an excellent setting for the pursuit of studies in Engineering and Technology.

The well planned Departmental buildings, library, hostels, students' amenities centre, Open Air Theatre, residential quarters for staff with neatly laid out roads, lawns and gardens constitute the PEC campus which is about 210 acres.



Sl.No. Name of the branch in B.Tech. Programme 2005-06 Sanctioned intake
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  Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry  
  Under Graduate Programme  
1 Civil Engineering 60
2 Mechanical Engineering 60
3 Electronics and Communication Engg. 60
4 Computer Science and Engg. 60
5 Electrical and Electronics Engg. 60
6 Electronics and Instrumentation Engg 66
7 Chemical Engineering 30
8 Information Technology 60
Post Graduate Programme
9 M.Tech. Environmental Tech 18
10 M.Tech. Energy Technology 17
11 M.E. Wireless Communication 18
12 M.Tech. Electrical Drive &Cont. 25
13 M.Tech. Advance Construction Tech. 17
14 M.Tech. Information Technology 18
15 M.Sc. Material Science & Technology 10
16 M.Tech. Production Design and Manufacturing 18
17 M.Tech, Electronics & Comm. Engg. 17
18 M.C.A. 30
19 M.Tech. Distributed Computing System 25
Total 669