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Sona College of Technology, Salem Salem , Tamil Nadu

 ESTD 1997
 Private University
 NAAC Rating - A

About Sona College of Technology, Salem

The establishment of Sona College of Technology, Tamil Nadu took place in the academic year of 1997. Sona College of Technology is located in Salem, Tamil Nadu and affiliated to Anna University. It is an ISO certified institution and particularly known for its rich tradition and high values conferred upon it. Sona College of Technology, Salem has been approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

Salient Features of Sona College of Technology

  • Recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO).
  • Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC).
  • Accredited with grade ‘A' by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
  • Accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

The main objective of establishing the college was to motivate students for higher education, appear in and qualify competitive entrance examinations, and other value-added programs for their personal development. The college has established centers of excellence in the emerging areas of research.

Courses offered at Sona College of Technology

The college primarily offers programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate level. Sona College of Technology Courses include BE/B. Tech program at the undergraduate level and MBA, MCA, and ME/M. Tech programs at the postgraduate level.

  • These courses are offered under several specializations thus, offering students with a pool of options to choose from.
  • Admission to each program is done based on its minimum eligibility criteria defined by the college.

Admission Procedure of Sona College of Technology

Admission to the programs offered by Sona College depends on candidates' performance in the last qualifying examination. Candidates seeking admission must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the college. The college accepts the online mode of application while  entrance mode could be conducted in online as well as offline mode.

Sona College of Technology Admission follows Entrance Based or Merit-Based admission criteria.

  • Candidates seeking admission to BE/B. Tech are shortlisted based on their performance in 10+2 standard.
  • For admission to ME, the candidates are granted admission based on the marks obtained by them in GATE, TANCET, or CET followed by counseling.
  • Admission to MCA and MBA takes place on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in MAT or TANCET followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds conducted at the college.

The faculty members of the college are well qualified and highly educated. Most of the members are experienced in their respective fields. The members use various latest techniques to make learning easier for their students.

More about Sona College of Technology

The college has been given ‘Autonomous' status in the year 2012. There are various basic facilities given to its students.

  • Library - There is a proper stack of books in Library where the total number of books and E-books is 73498, No. of CDs and DVDs is 2229, bounds and journals are 1983, and photocopies and reports are 217 and 2944 respectively.
  • Computer Lab – There are 1400 desktops and 14 servers in different laboratories.
  • Dexters Club – It is an initiative for the students. The club was formed by students for providing services to students. It basically focuses on the creativity, technology, and presentation of the students.

Placements at Sona College of Technology

Some of the companies that have recruited students of Sona college are Accenture Inc, Cognizant Technologies, Titan Industries, HCL Infosystems, HCL Technologies, Aircel Ltd, Wipro Technologies, etc. 

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Sona College of Technology, Salem Admission

Sona College of Technology, Salem accepts the online mode of application. Candidates seeking admission to the courses offered by the college must register themselves which is free of cost. This registration process can be completed online by visiting the official website of the college. The registration is to be done separately for each course. The college offers various programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate level.

The application procedure of Sona College of Technology depends on the month the entrance examinations are conducted for respective courses. The entrance examinations at the national or state level are conducted through online or offline mode.

Highlights

  • Candidates seeking admission to the undergraduate program i.e. BE/B. Tech are shortlisted based on the merit in senior secondary school.
  • Admission to ME is done based on GATE, TANCET, or CET scores.
  • For admission to MCA and MBA, the candidates must hold a valid score in MAT or TANCET.

Admission Procedure of Sona College of Technology

Sona College of Technology Courses offer various courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate level. The program offered at the undergraduate level is BE/B. Tech and programs offered at the postgraduate level are ME/M. Tech, MBA, and MCA.

Candidates seeking admission to any of the programs offered by the college must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the college.

Admission to BE/B. Tech

  • Candidates seeking admission to BE/B. Tech program are shortlisted based on the merit in senior secondary school.
  • This selection procedure is executed by the selection committee of Sona College of Technology, Salem.
  • The cut of list released by the college decides the shortlisting of students. Interested candidates must score more than or equal to the cut off marks in order to get their names in the list.

Eligibility Criterion

Candidates must have passed senior secondary school with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as main subjects securing at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized board.

Note* For admission to B. Tech Lateral Entry, the candidates are shortlisted based on their percentage in Diploma.

Course

Specialization

Admission Procedure

BE/B. Tech

Civil Engineering

Merit-Based

Information Technology

Computer Science & Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Fashion Technology

Electronics & Communication Engineering

 

Admission to ME/M. Tech, MBA, and MCA

The college offers ME/M. Tech, MBA, and MCA programs at the postgraduate level. The candidates are required to qualify the respective entrance examinations in order to get admission. ME/M. Tech program is offered under several specializations thus, providing students with a pool of options to choose from.

  • For admission to ME/M. Tech, the candidates are shortlisted based on the marks obtained by them in GATE, TANCET, or CET.
  • Those who qualify the entrance examination are required to sit through counseling procedure conducted by the college.
  • Candidates seeking admission to MCA and MBA are required to qualify MAT or TANCET entrance examinations.
  • Candidates who get to qualify MAT or TANCET must qualify Group Discussion and Personal Interview round conducted by the college.

Eligibility Criteria

  • For admission to ME/M. Tech, the candidates must have a bachelor's degree in the relevant field securing at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% marks for candidates belonging to reserved categories).
  • Admission to MCA requires a bachelor's degree in any discipline with Mathematics securing at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university (45% for reserved category).
  • Admission to MBA requires a bachelor's degree in any field securing at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university.

Course

Specializations

Admission Procedure

ME

Software Engineering

GATE, TANCET or CET score

VLSI Design

Product Design & Development

Power Electronics & Drives

Power System Engineering

Engineering Design

Industrial Safety Engineering

Communication Systems

Structural Engineering

Construction Engineering & Management

Computer Science & Engineering

M. Tech

Information Technology

MCA

 

MAT or TANCET score followed by GD and PI

MBA

 

 

Application Procedure of Sona College of Technology, Salem

The application procedure of Sona College of Technology must be achieved online by visiting its official website. Candidates must ensure that they fill in the personal and professional details correctly as any incorrect detail may lead to cancelation of their candidature.

  • Click on ‘Online Registration' and choose the course willing to pursue your career in.
  • Fill the registration form with correct details.
  • They must enter the entrance examination they have appeared in and marks obtained by them.

Placement

Highest and average package for B.Tech / B.E.

  HIGHEST
7 L
  AVERAGE
4 L
Industry Average for B.Tech / B.E.
  HIGHEST
16 L
  AVERAGE
5 L

Latest News & Articles

Tamil Nadu Directorate of Technical Education (TNDTE) has released Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) 2019 Round 1 Allotment list in online mode on July 13, 2019. Candidates can check the final seat allotment result of first-round TNEA 2019 counseling on the official website of TNEA. ...Read more

The Directorate of Technical Education has begun the choice filling process of Round 1 for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) 2019 for the undergraduate admissions yesterday, i.e. on July 8, 2019. The authority will conduct three rounds of TNEA 2019 counseling which will be done the basis of rank secured in TNEA 2019 exam. ...Read more

The Directorate of Technical Education has begun the counseling process for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) 2019 for the undergraduate admissions yesterday, i.e. on July 4, 2019. There will be three rounds of counseling which will be done the basis of rank secured in TNEA 2019 exam. ...Read more

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Registration Form
Application Form

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Application Form For MBA
Application Form

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Faculty

Student Faculty Ratio
FACULTY STUDENT RATIO
1:18

213 PHD faculty

     328 faculty

Dr.D.Senthil Kumar
Position: Professor/HOD
Dr.P.Suresh
Position: Professor
Dr.S.Mahalingam
Position: Professor
Dr.P.Thamilarasi
Position: Professor
Dr.K.Muralidharan
Position: Associate Professor
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Scholarship

Various Scholarships

The institute provides various scholarships like:-

  1. Merit-Based Scholarships
  2. Government Scholarships
  3. Management Scholarship

Merit-Based Scholarships:-

Scholarships

Norms

Eligibility

Merit Scholarship 
(Tuition Fee Waiver) INR 10,000 to INR 40,000 
per annum

Students of the first year BE/BTech/ME/MBA/MCA are eligible based on the commitment given during admission based on cut off marks / TANCET score / MAT score.

The scholarship amount may be continued for the further year based on the following conditions.

1. The student should not have any arrear in the previous year(s).
2. The student should have a minimum of 95% attendance in the regular classes and class/model tests/exams in the previous year(s).
3. Academic results should be within the top 10% in the branch.

First Year BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA

Merit cum Means Scholarship INR 5,000 to INR 10,000
per annum

1. The annual income of the parents (Father & Mother) or Guardian should not exceed Rupees One Lakh per annum. 
2. Students other than the first year will be required to fulfill the following conditions.
3. Students should not have any arrear in any of the subjects.
4. 95% overall in class attendance in the previous year.
5. Every student selected for this scholarship will have to contribute 8 hours/month for Library /Admission/students' affairs/Laboratory/ Cleaning of the classroom/ Sports assistance etc.

All Students of BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA

Sports Scholarship INR 10,000 to INR 40,000
per annum

Based Sports Performance on the academic year in Zonal, Inter-zonal, State, National, International Participation and Place

All Students of BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA

Special Scholarship
 (a) Category I

It is applicable for all the classes (First year to Final year). This scholarship is to the students who are physically handicapped and wards of deceased/serving defense personal/ex-serviceman. This will be continued based on the following conditions.

1. The students should not have any arrear in the previous year.
2. The student should have a minimum of 90% attendance in the regular classes and class/model tests/exams in the previous semester(s)

All Students of BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA

Special Scholarship
 (b) Category II

It is applicable for the students based on the performance in the extracurricular activities of NSS, NCC, YRC and RRC based on the performance in the respective fields.

All Students of BE, BTech, ME, MBA, MCA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Government Scholarship:-

Scholarships

Eligibility

Government Scholarship

BC / MBC – SWS only
Parent Annual Income 
should be less than 1,00,000 INR

Government Scholarship

SC / ST – SWS only
Parent Annual Income 
should be less than 2,00,000 INR

Government Scholarship (SC/ST Fee waiver scheme) 100% free

SC / ST – SWS only
Parent Annual Income 
should be less than 2,00,000 INR

Govt. Special Scholarship

SC/ST Students only
Stay in Sona College Hostel
Parent Annual Income 
should be less than 1,00,000 INR

Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College & University Students

80% and above Marks in HSC

Merit Scholarship

Highest marks in HSC & studied in Municipal/ Corporation School

Chief Minister Farmers Security Scheme

Wards of Farmers

Tamilnadu National Teacher Welfare Fund

Wards of Teachers

Tamilnadu Educational Trust, Chennai

60% and above Marks in HSC
Parent annual Income 
should be less than 50,000/-

Minority Scholarship

Christians, Muslims, Sikhs & Buddhist
50% marks in previous exams

Physically Challenged Scholarship

Students with disability

Management Scholarship:-

 

S. No

Scholarship Type

Number of students

Amount
(INR)

1.

Merit Scholarship

09

1,20,000 INR

1,20,000 INR

2.

Merit Cum Means

164

9,84,000 INR

9,84,000 INR

3.

Sports Scholarship

75

3,00,000 INR

3,00,000 INR

4.

Special Scholarship - I
Ex-Serviceman & Physically     
Challenged

13

65,000 INR

3,22,000 INR

Special Scholarship - II
NCC, NSS, YRC & RRC

16

80,000 INR

Special Scholarship - III
Fees Concession

9

1,77,000 INR

      TOTAL             

17,26,000 INR

Location & Contact Info

Address
Junction Main Road, Salem, Salem, Tamil Nadu, 636005

Accessibility

Nearest Railway Station
Salem Jn
Nearest Airport
Coimbatore

Facilities Available

Library      
The institute has a library in the campus with 80640 books, 2037 journals, and periodicals, magazines etc.
Computer Lab      
The institute has a computer lab in the campus with 1400 desktop, 100 laptops, 14 servers, 200 printers and also they have internet connectivity with the speed of 205 Mbps.
Auditorium      
The institute has 3 spacious auditoriums in the campus with good seating capacity.
Gym      
The institute has a gym on the campus with modern machines and tools like treadmill, dumbbells etc.
Lab      
The institute has various state of the art laboratories in the campus with latest equipment and tools.
Medical      
The institute has a medical facility in the campus for both student and staff and also they have a dispensary headed by Dr. Mrs. A.S. Hemavathi in the morning and Dr. T. Prakath in the evening.
Transport      
Wi-Fi      
yes
Cafeteria      
The institute has a cafeteria in the campus in which they are providing healthy and nutritious food to both student and staff.
Hostel      
The institute has hostel facilities in the campus for both boys and girls in which they are providing well-furnished rooms with all the necessary amenities.

Recruiters

16 Companies

Placement Officer
Prof.B. Saravanan
 +91- 427- 4099979
  sonaplacement[At]sonatech.ac.in

Awards

ISTE Best performing Awards

The institute received the ISTE Best performing Awards at ISTE Annual Convention held at KPR Institute, Coimbatore.

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