Rajalakshmi Engineering College (REC) was established in 1997 in Thandalam Sriperumbudur near Chennai Tamilnadu as an autonomous private technical institution in an area of 23 acres in a perfect placid atmosphere under the aegis of Rajalakshmi Educational Trust whose members have had in-depth experience in the fields of education and industry. It aims to be an institution of excellence in engineering, technology, and management education & research and to provide competent and ethical professionals with a social conscience. It is affiliated with Anna University and it is an NBA-approved institution whose courses are approved by the AICTE.
In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where REC gave its reports.
Students Intake at REC Chennai
Rajalakshmi Engineering College admitted 1860 students in 2021, 1800 students in 2020 and 1680 students in 2019 at UG programs, and 120 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs, respectively.
Rajalakshmi Engineering College has 481 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 40.33% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:14, that is, one professor is available for every 14 students.
REC Chennai Annual Expenditures
Rajalakshmi Engineering College spent Rs. 28.3 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which merely 3.32% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a modest 17.33% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 2.65% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining a massive 76.7% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 19.65 crores and it was around Rs. 11.7 crores in 2019. The spending of capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last years.
Rajalakshmi Engineering College spent over Rs. 94.55 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a considerable 51.76% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, 46.03% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 2.21% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 70.89 crores in 2020 and Rs. 51.76 crores in 2019. The spending of operational expenditure has also been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
REC Chennai Research Details
REC Chennai Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
PG Graduations & Placements
PhD Research Programmes
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4 LPA in 2021 and Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 3.1 LPA 2019.
Students Diversity at REC Chennai
Facilities on REC Chennai Campus
Campus Festivals at REC Chennai
How to Get Admission at REC Chennai
For PG courses: Candidates who passed UG degrees in their respective stream from Anna University or any other university accepted as equivalent to Anna University by the Syndicate of Anna University are eligible to admit to PG courses.
Fee Structure at REC Chennai
REC Chennai Scores by NIRF
Perception: REC has a decent faculty, modest infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, however, it is a private institution and it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it scored 3.56%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.