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TANCA - 2008


S.No Description Page No.

1. Programme of Study 1

2 Admission Information 1

3 Selection and Admission Procedure 4

4 Counselling 5

5 Mailing Address 6

6 Important Date 6

7 Physically Challenged Category 7

8 Code Number for Qualifying Degree 8

9 Code Number for Disciplines 8

10 Eligibility Criteria (Annexure - I) 10

11 List of Communities (Annexure - II) 17

12 Medical Certificate for Physically Challenged 22

Admission to M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. Degree Programmes


Tamilnadu Govt. Order: G.O.Ms.No: 48, Higher Education (J2) Department, dated 16.02.2005
The enclosed application form is intended to seek admission to University Departments of Anna
Universities, Government, Government Aided and the seats surrendered by the self–financing
Engineering Colleges, CIPET (Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology), Chennai for
admission to M.E. /M.Tech. /M.Arch. /M.Plan. Degree Programmes.


The P.G. Programme has core courses and electives. The full time programme has 4 semesters
and part-time programme has 6 semesters with lecture-based courses, practical or design-oriented
courses. The final semester of each P.G. degree programme is fully devoted for project work.


M.E /M.Tech. /M.Arch. /M.Plan. – (GATE / Non-GATE – Aided & Self-supporting / Full Time /
Part Time)
In the Tamil Nadu G.O. M.S. No. 46, Higher Education (J2) Department Dated: 21.02.2004,
and G.O.1(D) No.32, Higher Education (J2) Department Dated 3.3.2008 the Government of
Tamil nadu has nominated Anna University Chennai as nodal agency to conduct the Tamilnadu
Common Admission for M.E./M.Tech./ M.Arch./M.Plan Degree Programmes through single window
counselling at Anna University Chennai.
2. ELIGIBILITY FOR M.E. /M.Tech./M.Arch. /M.Plan. ( As given in Annexure – I )
Candidates appearing for final year/semester examination of the said qualifying degree course in
April / May 2008 may also apply. Candidates who have passed all the subjects in the qualifying
examination but have not yet received the provisional/degree certificate will also be considered for
selection and they should produce the Degree certificate / Provisional Certificate on or before
02.09.2008 without fail and the candidates must have valid GATE 2008 score (or) must have
appeared for TANCET - 2008.

• Candidates must fill the application form and coding sheet carefully.
• Candidates other than GATE A Category must have appeared for TANCET - 2008.
• Candidates must have passed degree / appeared / appearing for the final semester / year exam. of the
qualifying degree examination from recognized Universities.
• Seats of P.G. Programmes are filled as per the reservation norms prescribed by the Government of
• BC, BC Christian, BC Muslim, MBC/DNC, SC & ST categories are applicable to Tamilnadu
candidates only.
• Other State candidates will be classified under “OTHERS” category as applicable
• Hostel accommodation is not available for the students admitted in the University Departments
of Anna University Chennai.

• If a GATE candidate desires to be considered for the Non - GATE seat also, he/she must have
appeared for TANCET - 2008 and he has to apply for TANCA.
• Candidates admitted in self supporting programmes are not eligible for any scholarship (or) fee
• Candidates seeking admission to part-time (evening) programmes should satisfy the admission
authorities that they will be in a position to attend the classes in the evenings and also on holidays and
fulfill the requirements regarding attendance as laid down by the University from time to time. If they
are working, the working place should be within a distance of 65 km from the study campus.


Grouping of candidates who apply for admission to full time P.G. Programmes in Engineering,
Technology, Architecture and Planning.


Full-Time candidates with GATE qualification admitted under GATE-A (or) GATE -B category (other
than those deputed/sponsored) to the Post-Graduate Degree Programmes of Anna University Chennai
are eligible for the award of stipend in the P.G. Degree Programmes subject to the fulfillment of the
conditions laid down by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Candidates who are admitted, under Non-GATE category may become eligible for stipend, subject to
the availability of unutilized stipend, from the date on which they qualify themselves in the GATE
subsequently but before the completion of the programme.




Sponsored Sponsored
(Full - Time) (Part - Time)
1 2 3 4 5

GATE-A Category : Candidates who have a valid GATE percentile score in the appropriate discipline
belong to this category.

GATE-B Category : Candidates who have valid GATE percentile score in Engineering Science (XE)
and Life Science (XL) belong to this category. Candidates under this category must also have written
the TANCET - 2008 conducted by Anna University Chennai. A common merit list will be published for
GATE - A and GATE - B candidates.

For candidates belonging to GATE-B category, the mark is calculated by considering both the
GATE score and TANCET - 2008 marks with a weightage of 70% and 30% respectively, and the
candidates will be considered under GATE-A category.

Non-GATE Category : All the candidates who have appeared for TANCET 2008 conducted by the
Anna University Chennai are eligible under this category.

SPONSORED Category (only for University Departments of Anna University Chennai):

A limited number of seats for Full-Time / Part-time study are also available in certain P.G.
Degree Programmes for candidates employed and sponsored by the Government/Educational Institution
at the University Departments of Anna University, Chennai:

Staff members working in Government Organizations / Educational Institutions are eligible to

apply under this category. Other State candidates are not eligible for Sponsorship category. A limited
number of seats for full time / part time study are available for candidates employed and sponsored by
the relevant organization. All such candidates must have appeared for TANCET - 2008 conducted by
Anna University Chennai.

For Sponsored category in Govt./ Govt. Aided Engineering Colleges seats will be filled by the
individual institutions and the candidates have to apply separately to the Institutions concerned.

Sponsored category of University Departments of Anna University Chennai

(Full-Time PG Regular Study)

• Such candidates should be deputed with full pay and allowances during the period of study
• Such candidates should have obtained 55% of marks or above in aggregate in the qualifying exam.
However, the minimum percentage of marks will be waived for those candidates who are teachers
either in Engg. College / Polytechnics approved by the AICTE
• Such candidates must have a minimum of two years full time experience in the relevant field of the
programme to which admission is sought after passing the qualifying degree
• All such candidates should have appeared for TANCET 2008 conducted by Anna University Chennai

Sponsored category of University Departments of Anna University Chennai (Part-Time - Study)

• Such candidates should have their permanent place of work within a distance of 65 km. by road
from the study campus of Anna University Chennai.
• They should have a minimum of one-year regular employment in time scale salary (not on
consolidated salary) after passing the qualifying examination. They should be working in the
relevant field in which admission is sought.
• They should have obtained 55% of marks or above in aggregate in the qualifying examination.
However, the minimum percentage of marks is relaxable for those who are teachers in Engineering
Colleges/Polytechnics approved by the AICTE.
• Sponsorship Part-Time classes will be held during day time only.
• All such candidates must have appeared for TANCET 2008 conducted by Anna University Chennai.
Note: Candidate should file separate applications for GATE-A / GATE-B, Non-GATE,
SPONSORED Full-Time / SPONSORED Part-Time categories.

M.E. Integrated Water Resources Management:

Women candidates with B.E in Civil Engg. / Geo informatics / Agricultural Engg. and with
interest in water sector are eligible for M.E Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) with
fellowship of Rs.5000/- per month (for which TANCET is not required). A separate application has to
be filed and on the top of the application please write “application for M.E (IWRM)”.

Attested xerox copies of the following are to be enclosed (Original should not be enclosed) :

i) Degree certificate (or) provisional degree certificate in the case of candidates who have passed in
2007 (or) earlier. Candidates appearing for final semester/year exam. of the qualifying degree in
April/May 2008 have to enclose a Course completion Certificate optained from the Head of the
institution where the candidate is studying/ studied clearly stating that the candidate is a final year
student and that he/she has appeared for final semester exam. in April/May 2008.
ii) GATE score card for GATE A category
iii) GATE score Card and TANCET 2008 Hall Ticket for GATE B category
iv) TANCET 2008 Hall Ticket for NON-GATE category and for sponsored full-time/part-time
v) Mark lists of all semesters of Qualifying Examination completed.
vi) `Permanent Community Certificate in the case of Tamil Nadu for BC, BC Christian, BC Muslim,
MBC/DNC & SC/ST Candidates in the card format prescribed by the Government of Tamil Nadu in
G.O.Ms.No.781 (Revenue Department) dated 02.05.1988.

In the case of ST candidates, community certificate should have been issued by the Revenue
Divisional Officer/ Sub-Collector of the District concerned (except Chennai District / P.A. General to
the Collector for Chennai District) vide Govt. Lr. No. 32061 / ADWII / 89 - 2, Dt : 27.12.1989 and Lr.
No. 21424 / ADWII / 94 - 4, Dt : 15.11.1994 from the Secretary to Government, Adi Dravidar and
Tribal Welfare Department, Chennai - 600 009. The permanent Community certificate card issued to
ST candidates by Tahsildars up to 11.11.1989 is valid.
For Communities linked with Districts (see Annexure - II as furnished in the Information and
Instructions to candidates) the candidates should obtain their Community Certificate in the respective
Districts. The Community Certificates obtained from other than the respective district will not be

Other state candidates will be considered under others category (OC)


P.G.Programmes (GATE, Non-GATE-Regular & Self-supporting) in Engineering,

Technology, Architecture and Planning.

3.6.1 Candidates will be selected and admitted through counselling. More number of candidates than the
actual number of seats available will be called for counselling. The required number of candidates will
only be offered admission depending upon the seats available and based on the merit of the candidates
who attend counselling as per reservation norms of Govt. of Tamil Nadu and others cannot claim any
right for admission. Candidate has to opt for one programme among the programmes available at the
time of counselling.

3.6.2 The GATE Candidate must appear with the GATE Original Score card (Additional card will
not be accepted) for counselling. The candidate without GATE Original Score card will not be
allowed for Counselling.

a) For GATE-A category the selection will be based on the merit list of GATE score. For candidates of
GATE-B category, the admission will be offered based on the merit list prepared by considering
GATE score and TANCET - 2008 marks together a weightage of 70% and 30% respectively and will
added along with the GATE-A category merit list.

b) For candidates under NON-GATE Category, the admission will be offered based on the merit list of
TANCET - 2008 marks.

c) For sponsored candidates (for University Departments of Anna University Chennai), a merit list based
on TANCET 2008 marks will be prepared for full time and part time study. Selection will be made
through counselling separately. The admission will be offered based on the merit list of TANCET
d) For a common rank list is for SC/ST candidates for GATE category.

e) If there is a tie (same score/marks obtained in TANCET - 2008 by more than one candidate)
while preparing merit list, the candidate having higher average percentage of marks upto pre-
final semester / year of the qualifying degree exam will be given higher rank.
f) GATE Scholarship and fee Concessions are not available for the candidates who get allotment
in Self-Supporting Degree Programmes.
There is no special reservation for Physically Challenged candidates in GATE category.

3.6.3 Candidates who have passed all the subjects in the qualifying examination but have not yet received
the provisional/degree certificate will also be considered for selection. If such candidates are offered
provisional admission they have to join the programme on the prescribed date after paying the
prescribed fee. They have to produce the Provisional/Degree Certificate on or before 02.09.2008. The
provisional admission of those who fail to produce the said certificate on or before the specified date,
even if eligible, will automatically stand cancelled and they have to discontinue the programme.


a) Candidates who have passed all the subjects of the qualifying degree examination alone
will be allowed to attend the counselling.

b) Call letters for counselling will be sent to the individuals through post. The counselling
schedule and cutoff mark will also be informed through advertisement in the Leading News Papers
and Anna University Chennai website:

c) The counselling will be held at Anna University Chennai, Guindy, Chennai 25. Candidates
should attend the counselling at their own cost with all the original certificates (or) attested Xerox
copies / (except GATE score card). GATE candidates have to submit their original GATE score card
if the offer of provisional admission is acceptable.

d) No change of date/time of counselling is permissible. Authorities are not responsible for the
postal delay or non receipt of counselling intimation. Candidates who do not attend the counselling
may have to forgo the claim of admission.

e) On the day of counselling the candidates have to pay Rs. 5,300/- (Rs. 1,150/- in case of
SC/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) which includes a non refundable fee of Rs.300/- as
counselling charges (Rs.150/- in case of SC/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) and attend the
counselling with all the original certificates.

f) Due to unforeseen and unavoidable reasons, if a candidate is unable to attend the counselling
on the specified date and time, he/she can authorize his/her parent on his/her behalf and the parent’s
decision will be binding on the candidate. An authorisation letter must be submitted in this regard by
the parents.

g) Due to unforeseen reasons, if a candidate could not attend the counselling on the specified
date and time, he/she can attend on a subsequent time/date, during the counselling period. But the
candidate can only opt for the seats available at that time and cannot claim any seat as per original

h) Once allotted a seat the amount of Rs. 5,000/- for general (for Tamil Nadu SC / ST
Rs.1,000/-) already paid at the time of counselling will be adjusted towards the tuition fee that has to
be paid to the respective allotted college. If a candidate does not join as per the allotment he/she has to
forfeit the amount paid. All admissions made through the single window system are provisional.

For further correspondence ;

1) For GATE category, quote the Application No.

2) For Non-GATE, Sponsored Full - Time / Part - Time categories quote

TANCET 2008 Registration .No

Candidates are advised to post the completed application well in advance so as to reach Anna
University Chennai on or before the specified date and time. If it is sent by post it is advisable to send
by Registered post or Speed post to ensure proper delivery.

The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Common Admission will not be responsible for postal or any
other delay. Applications received after the last date and time will be summarily rejected.

Those who want to receive the call letter for counselling by Registered Post or Speed Post
must affix stamps covering Speed Post or Registered Post charges on the envelope meant for call
letter for Counselling and mention “By Registered Post or Speed Post” on it.

Candidates once allotted will be given the provisional allotment order and receipt of the initial
payment. There after the candidates have to pay the remaining fees to the college concerned at the
time of admission on the date specified in the allotment order. No further correspondence will be
entertained on matter pertaining to the Admissions.

Counselling and allotting authorities reserve the right to accept or reject any application
without assigning any reason.


The completed applications are to be sent to “The Secretary, TANCA, Examination Centre, Anna
University Chennai, Chennai - 600 025” to reach on or before. 27.06.2008. Candidates sending the
applications by post should mail them sufficiently early so that the applications reach the University
before the last date.

Note : The number of seats/courses/branches available/not available are subject to

change before the counselling.

Last date for receipt of completed applications: 27.06.2008, by 5:30 pm.

(As per Medical Certificate given in Certificate No. I if applicable)
(Only for Non-GATE Programmes)
Candidates seeking PG admission against the reservation set apart for Orthopaedically
physically Handicapped / Hearing impaired (Deaf) / Vision Impairment (dumb) should produce the
certificate from the respective District Medical Board certifying the nature and extent of disability in
percentage and with regard to his/her suitability for PG admission to Colleges specifically mentioned
For hearing impaired / visually impaired, the certificate format can be downloaded from website.
7.1 Eligibility criteria for various disabilities
a. Norms for Orthopaedic Disability
Candidates with permanent physical impairment between 40% and above are considered as
disabled, and hence eligible for claiming Engineering admission under Physically Handicapped
(i) Independent in ambulance with or without calipers but without walking aids.
(ii) Good standing balance without calipers but without any support.
(iii) Hand Function with normal limit without any aid
(iv) Good control over bladder & bowl
(v) Disease must be non progressive
b. Norms for Hearing Disability
Candidates with hearing ability of 40 db and above only in the better ear with speech discriminations
score of 50% and above are considered disabled, and hence eligible for claiming Engineering admissions
under Physically Challenged category.

c. Norms for Vision Impairment

Candidates with low vision of 40% and above are considered as disabled and hence eligible
for claiming Engineering admissions under Physically Handicapped category.
Low Vision: Persons with low Vision means a person with impairment of vision of less than
6/18 to 6/60 with best correction in the better eye or impairment of field in any one of the following

a) Reduction of fields less than 50 degrees.

b) Heminaopia with macular involvement.
c) Attitudinal defect involving lower fields.

Categories of Visual Disability

All with Correction
Category Better eye Worse eye % Age impairment
Category 0 6/9—-6/18 6/24 to 6/36 20%
Category I 6/16—6/36 6/20 to Nil 40%
6/40—4/60 or field of
Category II 3/60 to Nil 75%
Vision 10º—20º
3/60—1/60 or field of
Category III F.C. at 1 ft. to Nil 100%
Vision 10º
F.C. at 1 ft. to Nil or field
Category IV F.C. at 1 ft. to Nil 100%
of vision 10º
F.C. at 1 ft. to Nil or field
One eyed Persons * 6/6 30%
of Vision 10º
Note: F.C means Finger Count
*ONE EYED with normal vision is not considered as disabled.
8. TABLE I : Code Number for Qualifying Degree

A.M.I.E /
B.E./ M.Sc./ B.Sc
Degree B.Arch MCA B.Pharm A.M.Ae.S.I/
B.Tech M.A (4 years)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7

TABLE II : Code Numbers for Disciplines

Code Code
Discipline Discipline
No. No.
11 Aeronautical Engg. 54 Computer Integrated Manufacturing
12 Agricultural Engg. 55 Information Technology
13 Architecture 56 Applied Chemistry
14 Automobile Engg. 57 Polymer Science
15 Bio-Chemical Engg. 58 Electrical
16 Bio-Chemistry 59 Electro Chemical Engg.
17 Biology 60 Ceramic & Cement Technology
18 Bio-Technology 61 Industrial Bio-Technology
19 Ceramic Technology 62 Bio Physics
20 Chemical Engineering 63 Botany
21 Chemistry 64 Zoology
22 Civil Engineering 65 Mechatronics
23 Computer Sci. and Engg. 66 Bio-Medical Instrumentation
24 Economics 67 Bio Engineering
25 Electrical and Electronics Engg. 68 Pharmaceutical Technology
26 Electronics 69 Pharmaceutical Engg.
27 Electronics and Communication Engg 70 Marine
28 Fishery 71 Sociology/Social Work
29 Forestry 72 Rubber Technology
30 Genetics 73 Bio-Medical
31 Geography 74 Chemical & Electro Chemical Engg.
32 Geology/Applied Geology 75 Computer Electronics
33 Horticulture 76 Computer Technology
34 Industrial Engg. 77 Fashion Technology
35 Instrumentation 78 Food Processing Engg.
36 Leather Technology 79 Food Technology
37 Material Science 80 Environmental Chemistry
38 Mathematics 81 Master of Computer Applications
39 Mechanical Engg. 82 Petro Chemical
40 Metallurgy 83 Petroleum Refining & Petro Chemical
41 Microbiology 84 Plastic Engineering
42 Mining Engineering 85 Polymer
43 Petroleum Tech. / Petroleum Engg. 86 Polymer Technology
44 Physics 87 Software Engineering
45 Printing Tech. 88 Telecommunication Engg.
46 Production Engg. Technology 89 Medical Physics
47 Statistics 90 Textile Chemistry
48 Textile Tech. / Textile Engg. 91 Chemistry with Polymer
49 Geo - Informatics 92 Pharmacy
50 Electronics & Instrumentation Engg. 93 A.M.I.E
51 Instrumentation Control Engg. 94 A.M.Ae.S.I
52 Agriculture 99 Other Disciplines
53 Manufacturing


1. Application form & coding sheet.

2. Xerox copy of permanent community certificate card (if applicable)
3. Self addressed and stamped acknowledgement card.
4. Xerox copy of the Degree / Provisional / Mark sheets/ GATE score card
(if applicable)
5. Self addressed and stamped envelope for counselling call letter
6. Xerox copy of X mark sheet
7. Xerox copy of XII mark sheet
8. Certificate of physically challenged candidate (if applicable)
9. Xerox copy of TANCET 2008 Hall Ticket

1. Do not punch, pin or staple (or) fold the Coding Sheet.
2. Do not smudge or scribble on the coding sheet.
3. The University is not responsible for any postal Delay / Loss of the
application in transit.
4. Cost of Application once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.


TANCA 2008

Eligible Criteria for Anna University Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy &

Tirunelveli for admission to M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan degree programmes
through single window counselling


S.No. P.G. programmes Offered Qualification for Admission

B.E./B.Tech(Civil/ Chemical/Geoinformatics)
M.E. Environmental Engg.
B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ EEE) with 3 years of relevant experience
2 M.E. Structural Engg. B.E./B.Tech. (Civil)
M.E. Hydrology and Water B.E./B.Tech. (Civil / Geoinformatics)
3 Resources Engg.

M.E. Soil Mechanics and B.E./ B.Tech. (Civil)

4 Foundation Engg.

M.E. Urban Engg.

5 B.E./B.Tech. (Civil/ Geoinformatics) /B.Arch
M.E. Irrigation Water
6 Management B.E./ B.Tech.(Civil/ Agri. Engg./ Geoinformatics)

M.E. Construction Engg. &

7 Management B.E./ B.Tech. (Civil)

B.E./ B.Tech. (Civil/ Mining/ Agri.Engg./ EEE/ ECE/ CSE) (or)

Four-year B.Sc. (Agri/ Forestry/ Horticulture/
Fishery) (or) M.Sc. (Geography/ Geology/ Physics)
8 M.Tech Remote Sensing Note: The candidate must have studied at least two courses
of Mathematics at the level of UG / PG in the case of B.Sc.
(4 years) and M.Sc.
M.E. Environmental
B.E./ B.Tech (Civil/ Chemical/ Geoinformatics) (or)
9 Management
B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech. / EEE) with 3 years relevant experience
M.E. Geo-Informatics B.E./ B.Tech. (Civil / Geoinformatics)
(or) M.Sc. (Applied Geology)
M.E. Integrated Water B.E./ B.Tech. (Civil/ Geo Informatics/ Agri.)
11. Resources Management

M.Tech. Costal Management B.E./ B.Tech. (Civil Engg./ Geo Informatics / Marine Engg./
Environmental Engg.)


Qualification for Admission

S.No. P.G. programmes Offered
M.E. Engineering Design B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ Auto / Production / Manufacturing/
Industrial Engg./ Mechatronics)
M.E. Industrial Engg.
2 B.E/ B.Tech. (All branches)
M.E. Computer Integrated B.E/ B.Tech.(Mech./ Auto./ Production / Manufacturing/
3 Manufacturing Computer Integrated Manufacturing / Metallurgy/ Industrial
Engg. / Mechatronics)
M.E. Internal Combustion Engg.
4 B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ Auto./ Mechatronics.)
M.E. Refrigeration and Air – B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ Auto./ EEE / Chemical Engg.)
5 Conditioning Engg.

M.E. Energy Engineering B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ Auto./ EEE/ Chemical Engg.)
M.E. Product Design &
B.E/ B.Tech (Mech./ Auto./ Manufacturing / Production /
7 Development
Industrial Engg. / Mechatronics)
M.E. Computer Aided Design B.E./ B.Tech (Mech. / Auto./ Manufacturing/ Production /
Industrial Engg. / Mechatronics/ Agri.)
M.E. Quality Engineering and
9 Management B.E. / B.Tech. (All branches)

M.E. Printing Technology

10. B.E./ B.Tech. (Printing/ Mechanical/ EEE/ ECE/ Chemical)
B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ Auto./ Production/ Electronics/ ECE/
M.E Mechatronics
11. Instrumentation/ EEE/ IC/ EI/ Aeronautical/ CSE/
Mechatronics/ Manufacturing)
M.E. Aeronautical Engg.
12. B.E./B.Tech.(Aeronautical / Mech./Civil/ Mechatronics)
M.E. Manufacturing Engg. B.E./ B.Tech (Prod./ Auto./ Mech./ Indl./ Metallurgy/
Manufacturing/ Mechatronics)
M.E. Manufacturing Systems
B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ Manufacturing/Indl./ Printing/ Auto.
14 Management
/Prod./ Mechatronics/ Metallurgy/ Mining )
M.E. Automobile Engg. B.E./ B.Tech (Auto/ Mech./ Production/ Manufacturing /
B.E./ B.Tech (Mechanical/ Automobile/ Manufacturing /
Production/ Industrial Engg./ Mechatronics)
B.E./ B.Tech (Mech. / Production/ Auto./ Metallurgy /
17 M.E. Thermal Engg. Aeronautical / Mechatronics / Marine / Industrial /
B.E. / B.Tech. (All Branches)
M.E (Industrial Safety
B.E. / B.Tech. (Mechanical / Production / Automobile /
19 M.E. (Welding Technology) Metallurgy / Aeronautical / Mechatronics / Marine / Industrial
Engg./ Manufacturing)


Qualification for Admission

S.No. P.G. programmes Offered
M.E. Power Systems Engg.
1 B.E./B.Tech. (EEE / I&C)
M.E. High Voltage Engg.
2 B.E. /B.Tech. (EEE / I&C)
M.E. Control & Instrumentation
B.E. / B.Tech. (EEE / ECE / E&I/ I&C/ Electronics/
3 Engg.
M.E. Power Electronics & Drives B.E. / B.Tech. (EEE / ECE / E&I/ I&C / Electronics/
M.E. Electrical Drives and
B.E./B.Tech (EEE / ECE / IT/ Electronics / Instrumentation /
5 Embedded Controls
E&I/ I&C / CSE)
M.E. Embedded System
B.E. (EEE/ ECE/ CSE/ IT/ I&C/ E&I) B.Tech. (IT/ Electronics/
6 Technologies
M.E. Instrumentation Engg. B.E./ B.Tech (Electronics / Instrumentation/ ECE/ EEE/ E&I/


Qualification for Admission

S.No. P.G. programmes Offered
B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ Electronics/ E&I/ I&C/
M.E. Applied Electronics
1 Instrumentation/ Biomedical/ Biomedical Instrumentation)

B.E/ B.Tech. (ECE/ Electronics/ I&C/ Instrumentation/

M.E. Medical Electronics
2 BioMedical/ Biomedical Instrumentation)

M.E. Optical Communication

3 B.E./ B.Tech. (ECE / Electronics/ E&I)
B.E./ B.Tech. (ECE/ Electronics/ E&I)
4 M.E. Communication Systems
M.E. Computer Science and
B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ Electronics/ IT/ CSE/ I&C/ E&I/
5 Engg.
Instrumentation/ M.C.A)
B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ E&I/ I&C/ Electronics/
M.E. Software Engg.
Instrumentation / CSE / IT) / M.C.A

M.Sc. (Physics/ Material Science) (or)

M.Tech. Laser & Electro Optical
7 Engg. B.E./ B.Tech. (ECE/ EEE/ Electronics/ E&I/ I&C/

M.E. VLSI Design B.E./ B.Tech. (ECE / EEE/ Electronics/ Instrumentation/ E&I/
M.E. Multimedia Technology
9 B.E/ B.Tech (All branches)
M.Tech. Information Technology B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ IT/ CSE/ Electronics /
Instrumentation/ E&I/ I&C)

B.E./B.Tech (All branches) (or)
M.E. Systems Engg. &
M.Sc. (Maths/ Physics/ Statistics/ CS/ IT) (or) Software
11. Operations Research
Engineering (or) MCA

B.E./ B.Tech (All branches)

M.E Biomedical Engg. (or)
M.Sc. (Medical Physics/ Electronics)

B.E./ B.Tech. (Aero./ Electronics / Instru./ EEE/ ECE/ CSE/ E&I/

I&C/ IT) (or) M.Sc. (Physics/ Electronics/ Computer Science)

M.E. Avionics
and having a minimum of two years experience in an approved


M.E Communication &

14 B.E/ B.Tech (Electronics/ ECE/ E&I)
M.E. Computer Science &
Engineering with specialization
B.E./ B.Tech. (EEE/ ECE/ Electronics/ IT/ CSE/ I&C/ E&I/
15 in Knowledge Engineering and
Instrumentation/ M.C.A)
Computational Linguistics

B.E./ B.Tech.(CSE / IT / ECE/ E&I/ Electronics)

M.E. Computer and

M.E. (Digital Communication & B.E. / B.Tech. (ECE / EI / Electronics)

Network Engineering)
B.E. / B.Tech. (ECE / CSE / IT / EI / Electronics) (or) MCA
18 M.E. (Network Engineering)
B.E. / B.Tech. (ECE / Telecommunication / Electronics / CSE /
19 M.E. (Wireless Technologies) IT / EI)

B.E. / B.Tech. (Aeronautical / Mechanical / EEE / ECE / E&I)

20 M.E. (Space Science & Engg.)


Qualification for Admission

S.No. P.G. programmes Offered

B.E./ B.Tech (Chemical Engg./ Electro-Chemical Engg./

M.Tech. Chemical Engg. Pharmaceutical Tech./ Petroleum Engg./ Petroleum Tech./
1 Food Tech. / Food Processing Engg./ Petrochemicals/
Petroleum Refining & Petrochemicals)

M.Tech. Textile Technology B.E./ B.Tech. (Textile Technology / Textile Chemistry)

B.E./B.Tech.(Chemical Engg./ Ceramic Tech./ Metallurgy /

Ceramic & Cement Tech./Petroleum Tech./ Petroleum Engg/

M.Tech. Ceramic Technology
3 Petrochemicals/Petroleum Refining & Petro Chemicals) (or)

M.Sc.(Material Science)

B.E./ B.Tech (Chemical Engg / Petroleum Refining & Petro
M.Tech. Petroleum Refining &
4 Petro-Chemicals Chemical / Petroleum Tech./ Petroleum Engineering) (or)

M.Tech Polymer Science and

M.Sc. (Polymer Science / Material Science / Applied Chemistry /
5 Chemistry) (or)
B.E/B.Tech (Polymer / Chemical / Plastic / Textile)

B.Tech ( Chemical Engg./ Industrial Biotech / Bio – Tech./

Chemical & Electro Chemical Engg./ Petroleum Tech./

M.Tech Environmental Science Petroleum Engg./ Petrochemicals/ Petroleum Refining & Petro
6 and Technology
Chemicals) (or)

M.Sc (Applied Chemistry / Environmental Chemistry /


B.Tech.(Chemical Engg/ Leather Technology/ Bio-Chemical

Engg./ Industrial Bio-Tech. / Petroleum Tech. / Petroleum

M.Tech. Bio-Technology Engg. / Petrochemicals / Petroleum Refining & Petro Chemicals)


B.Pharm./ M.Sc. (Bio-Chemistry/ Micro-Biology/ Bio-Physics/ Bio
Tech. / Biology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Genetics)

B.E./ B.Tech (Chemical Engg. / Bio Technology./ Biomedical

M.Tech Biopharmaceutical Engg./ Bio Engg. / Pharmaceutical / Biochemical Engg.)
8 Technology (or) B.Pharm (or)
M.Sc. (Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Genetic Engineering/
Biotechnology/ Genetics and Molecular Biology)

B.Tech (Chemical Engg. / Chemical and Electrochemical Engg. /

M.Tech Electro-Chemical Engg Petroleum Tech./ Petroleum Engg./ Petrochemicals/ Petroleum


Refining & Petro Chemicals)

B.E./ B.Tech. (Leather Technology)
10. M.Tech Leather Technology
B.E./B.Tech (Leather Technology/ Mechanical Engineering /
M.Tech Footwear Science and
11. Textile Technology (Textile Chemistry)
B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ ECE/ Ceramic/ Engineering Physics/
Biotech./ Chemical/ Biomedical) (or)
M.Tech. Nano-Science and
M.Sc. (Physics/ Material Science/ Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/
12. Technology
Bio Chemistry/ Biotechnology) with Mathematics as one of the
subject at B.Sc. Level.

B.E./B.Tech. (Food Technology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical

Technology, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,

13 M.Tech. Food Technology Agriculture Engineering, Dairy Technology)

(or) M.Sc. (Food Science & Nutrition, Biotechnology,

Biochemistry, Microbiology, Horticulture, Fisheries Science)

B.E./ B.Tech. (Mech./ Chemical/ Production/ Polymer Engg.
/Petroleum Tech / Petroleum Engg. / Petrochemical / Petroleum
14 M.Tech. Plastic Technology Refining and Petro Chemical) (or)
M.Sc. (Polymer Science / Chemistry with polymer specialization)

B.E. / B.Tech. (Textile Chemistry / Textile Technology /

M.Tech. Textile Technology Polymer) (or) M.Sc. (Applied Chemistry / Textile Chemistry /
(Textile Chemistry)
B.E. /B.Tech. (Textile Technology / Textile Engg. / Textile
M.Tech. Apparel Technology
Management Chemistry / Fashion Technology / Leather Technology)

B.E. / B.Tech. (Chemical / Biotech / Electrochemical / Chemical

17 M.Tech. Renewable Energy Engineering / Mechanical / Automobile / Manufacturing /

Production / Industrial)
M.Tech. (Technology B.E. / B.Tech. (All Branches)
B.E. / B.Tech. (Mechanical / Production / Automobile /
19 M.E. (Lean Manufacturing)
Industrial / Manufacturing / Aeronautical)

B.E. / B.Tech. (Mechanical / Aeronautical / Production /

20 M.Tech. (Aviation Technology) Industrial / Manufacturing / ECE / Mechatronics)

M.Tech. (Web and Mobile B.E. / B.Tech. (All Branches)

B.E. / B.Tech. (All Branches)
22 M.Tech. (Satelite Tech.)
B.E. / B.Tech. (All Branches)
23 M.Tech. (Quality Engg)
B.E. (EEE/ CSE/ ECE/ E&I) / B.Tech. (IT)
M.E. (Pervasive Computing


S.No. P.G. programmes Offered Qualification for Admission

1 M.Arch Landscape Architecture

2 M.Arch Digital Architecture
B.Arch./ B.E (Civil)
3 M.A./ M.Sc (Geography/ Economics/ Sociology/ Social Work with
(Master of Planning)
Community development specialization and Rural Development)

4 M.Arch.
M.Arch. (Real Estate
5. B.Arch.

Note : Admission shall be offered only to the candidates who possess the above qualification prescribed
against each programme

Candidates with Section A & B certificate examinations conducted by various professional

bodies viz., Institute of Engineers, Aeronautical Society of India etc., recognized by Ministry of
Human Resources Development, Government of India are considered to the relevant B.E./
B.Tech Degree Programmes for admission to M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan. Programmes
offered with the following conditions.

1. Two year Industrial experience in the relevant field after obtaining AMIE or similar

2. Must have valid GATE / TANCET 2008 scores

1 Adiyan 12 Kondareddis 25 Malayali (in Dharmapuri, North Arcot,
2 Aranadan 13 Koraga Pudukottai, Salem, South Arcot and
3 Eravallan 14 Kota (excluding Kanyakumari Distritct Tiruchirappalli Districts)
4 Irular and Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli 26 Malayakandi
5 Kadar District) 27 Mannan
6 Kammara(excluding Kanyakumari 15 Kudiya, Melakudi 28 Mudugar, Muduvan
District and Shenkottah Taluk of 16 Kurichchan 29 Muthuvan
Tirunelveli District) 17 Kurumbas (in the Nilgiris District) 30 Pallayan
7 Kanikaran, Kanikkar (in Kanyakumari 18 Kurumans 31 Palliyan
District and Shenkottah Taluk of 19 Maha Malasar 32 Palliyar
Tirunelveli District) 20 Malai Arayan 33 Paniyan
8 Kaniyan, Kanyan 21 Malai Pandaram 34 Sholaga
9 Kattunayakan 22 Malai Vedan 35 Toda (excluding Kanyakumari District and
10 Kochu Velan 23 Malakkuravan Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli District)
11 Konda Kapus 24 Malasar 36 Uraly


1 Adi Andhra 29 Kanakkan, Padanna (in the Niligiris 53 Panchama

2 Adi Dravida District) 54 Pannadi
3 Adi Karnataka 30 Karimpalan 55 Panniandi
4 Ajila 31 Kavara (in Kanyakumari District and 56 Paraiyan, Parayan, Sambavar
5 Arunthathiyar Shenkottah Taluk of Tiruneveli
57 Paravan (in Kanyakumari District and
6 Ayyanayar (in Kanyakumari District District)
Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli
and Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli 32 Koliyan District)
District) 33 Koosa 58 Pathiyan (in Kanyakumari District and
7 Baira 34 Kootan, Koodan(in Kanyakumari Shenkottach Taluk of Tiruneveli
8 Bakuda District and Shenkottah Taluk of District)
9 Bandi Tiruneveli District) 59 Pulayan, Cheramar
10 Bellara 35 Kudumban 60 Puthirai Vannan
11 Bharatar (in Kanyakumari District and 36 Kuravan, Sidhanar 61 Raneyar
Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli 37 Madari 62 Samagara
District) 38 Madiga 63 Samban
12 Chakkiliyan 39 Maila 64 Sapari
13 Chalavadi 40 Mala 65 Semman
14 Chamar, Muchi 41 Mannan (in Kanyakumari District and 66 Thandan (in Kanyakumari District and
15 Chandala Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli Shenkottah Taluk of Tiruneveli
16 Cheruman District) District)
17 Devendrakulathan 42 Mavilan 67 Thoti
18 Dom Dombara, Paidi, Pano 43 Moger 68 Tiruvalluvar
19 Domban 44 Mundala 69 Vallon
20 Godagali 45 Nalakeyava 70 Valluvan
21 Godda 46 Nayadi 71 Vannan (in Kanyakumari District and
22 Gosangi 47 Padannan (in Kanyakumari District and Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli
Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli District)
23 Holeya District)
24 Jaggali 72 Vathiriyan
48 Pagadai 73 Velan
25 Jambuvulu 49 Pallan
26 Kadaiyan 74 Vetan (in Kanyakumari District and
50 Palluvan Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli District)
27 Kakkalan (in Kanyakumari District and 51 Pambada
Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli 75 Vettiyan
District) 52 Panan (in Kanyakumari District and 76 Vettuvan (in Kanyakumari District and
Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli Shenkottah Taluk of Tiruneveli
28 Kalladi District) District)


1 Ambalakarar 8 Eravallar (except in Kanyakumari 12 Jogi

2 Andipandaram District and Shenkottah Taluk of 13 Kongu Chettiar (in Coimbatore and
3 Bestha, Siviar Tirunelveli District where the Erode Districts only)
4 Bhatraju (Other than Kshatriya Raju) Community is a Scheduled Tribe) 14 Koracha
5 Boyar, Oddar 9 Isaivellalar 15 Kulala (including Kuyavar and
6 Dasari 10 Jambuvanodai Kumbarar)
7 Dommara 11 Jangam 16 Kunnuvar Mannadi
17 Kurumba
18 Kuruhini Chetty 27 Paravar (except in Kanyakumari 34 Telugupatty Chetty
19 Maruthuvar, Navithar, Mangala, District and Shenkottah Taluk of 35 Thottia Naicker (including Rajakam-
Velakattalavar, Velakatalanair and Tiruneveli District where the balam, Gollavar, Sillavar),Thockalavar
Pronopakari Community is Scheduled Caste) and Thozhuva Naicker)
20 Mond Golla (including converts to Christianity) 36 Thondaman
21 Moundadan Chetty 28 Meenavar (Parvatharajakulam, 37 Valaiyar (including Chettinad Valayars)
Pattanavar, Sembadavar) (including 38 Va n n a r ( S a l a i v a i T h o z h i l a l a r )
22 Mahendra, Medara converts to Christianity) (including Agasa, Madivala, Ekali,
23 Mutlakampatti 29 Mukkuvar or Mukayar (including Rajakula,Veluthadar & Rajaka) (except
24 Narikoravar converts to Christianity) in Kanniyakumari District and
25 Nokkar 30 Punnan Vettuva Gounder Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli
26 Vanniakula Kshatriya (including 31 Pannayar (other than Kathikarar in District where the Community is a
Vanniyar,Vanniya,Vannia Gounder, Kanniyakumari District) Scheduled Caste)
Gounder or Kander, Padayachi, Palli 32 Sathatha Srivaishnava (including 39 Vettaikarar
&Agnikula Kshatriya) Sathani, Chattadi and Chattada 40 Vattuva Gounder
Srivaishnava) 41 Yogeeswarar
33 Sozhia Chetty


1 Attur Kilnad Koravars ( Salem, 19 Dabi Koravars (Thanjavur, Naga- 33 Kala Koravars (Thanjavur, Naga-
Namakkal, Cuddalore, Villupuram, pattinam, Thiruvarur, Tiruchirapalli, pattinam, Thiruvarur, Tiruchirapalli,
Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga and Karur, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Vellore Karur, Permabalur and Pudukottai
Virudhunagar Districts) and Thiruvannamalai Districts) Districts)
20 Donga Dasaris (Kancheepuram, 34 Kalavathila Boyas
2 Attur Melnad Korvars ( Salem and
Namakkal District) Tiruvallur, Tiruchirapalli, Karur, 35 Kepmaris (Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur,
Perambalur, Pudukottai, Chennai, Tiruchirapalli, Karur and Perambalur
3 Appanad Kondayam Kottai Maravar Districts)
Salem and Namakkal Districts)
(Sivaganga, Virudhunagar, Ramanatha-
21 Gorrela Dodda Boya 36 Maravars (Thanjavur,Nagapattinam,
puram, Madurai, Theni and Dindigul
Districts) 22 Gudu Dasaris Thiruvarur, Pudukottai, Ramanatha-
23 Gandarvakottai Koravars (Thanjavur, puram, Sivaganga, Virudhunagar,
4 Ambalakarar (Thanjavur, Naga- Tirunelveli and Toothukudi Districts)
pattinam, Tiruvarur, Tiruchirappalli, Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur, Tiruchira-
palli, Karur, Perambalur,Pudukottai, 37 Monda Koravars
Karur,Perambalur and Pudukkottai 38 Monda Golla (Salem and Namakkal
Districts) Cuddalore and Villupuram Districts)
5 Ambalakkarar (Suriyanur, Tiruchira- 24 Gandarvakottai Kallars (Thanjavur, 39 Mutlakampatti (Tiruchirapalli, Karur,
palli, Distrist) Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur, and Pudu- Permabalur and Pudukottai Districts)
kottai Districts) 40 Nokkars (Tiruchirapalli, Karur,
6 Boyas (Tiruchirapalli, Karur,
Permbalur, Pudukkottai, The Nilgiris, 25 Inji Koravars (Thanjavur, Naga- Perambalur and Pudukkottai Districts)
pattinam, Thiruvarur, Tiruchirapalli, 41 Nellorepet Oddars (Vellore and Tiru-
Salem, Namakkal and Dharmapuri
Karur, Perambalur and Pudukottai vannamalai Districts)
Districts) 42 Oddars (Thanjavur, Nagapattinam,
7 Battu Turkas 26 Jogis (Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Thiruvarur, Tiruchirapalli, Karur,
8 C.K. Koravars (Cuddalore and Chennai, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Vellore Perambalur ,Pudukkottai, Madurai,
Villupuram Districts) and Tiruvannamalai Districts) Theni and Dindigul Districts)
9 Chakkala (Sivaganga, Virughunagar, 27 Jambavanodai 43 Pedda Boyas (Tiruchirapalli, Karur,
Ramanathapuram, Thanjavur, Naga- Perambalur and Pudukottai Districts)
28 Kaladis (Sivaganga, Virudhunagar, 44 Ponnai Koravars (Vellore and Tiru-
pattinam,Thiruvarur, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram,Madurai,Theni, vannamalai Districts)
Tiruchirapalli, Karur, Perambalur, Dindigul, Thanjavur,Nagapattinam, 45 Piramalai Kallars (Sivagangai, Virudhu-
Madurai, Theni, Dindigul and the Thiruvarur,Pudukottai, Tiruchirapalli, nagar, Ramanathapuram, Madurai,
Niligiris Districts) Karur and Permabalur Districts) Theni, Dindigul, Pudukkottai,
10 Changyampudi Koravars (Vellore and 29 Kal OddarsKancheepuram, Tiruvalur, Thanjavur, Nagapattinam and Thiru-
Tiruvannamalai Districts) Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Virughu- varur Districts )
11 Chettinad Valayars (Sivaganga, nagar, Madurai,Theni, Dindigul, Pudu- 46 Periya Suriyur Kallars (Tiruchirapalli,
Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram kottai, Tiruchirapalli, Karur, Peram- Karur, Perambalur, and Pudukottai
Districts) balur, Tirunelveli, Toothukudi,Salem Districts)
and Namakkal Districts) 47 Padayachi (Vellayan Kuppam in
12 Dombs (Pudukkottai, Tiruchirapalli, Cuddalore District and Tennore in
Karur and Perambalur District) 30 Koravars (Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur,
Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Virudhu- Tiruchirapalli District)
13 Dobba Koravars (Salem and Namakkal nagar, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Naga- 48 Punnan Vettuva Gounder (Tiruchira-
Districts) pattinam, Thiruvarur, Tiruchirapalli, palli, Karur, Perambalur and Pudukottai
14 Dommars (Thanjavur, Nagapattinam, Karur, Perambalur, Tirunelveli, Districts)
Thiruvarur, Pudukottai, Vellore and Toothukudi, Chennai, Madurai,Theni, 49 Servai (Tiruchirapalli, Karur,
Dindigul and The Niligiris Distrists Perambalur and Pudukottai Districts)
Tiruvannamalai Districts) 50 Salem Melnad Koravars (Madurai,
15 Donga Boya 31 Kalinji Dabikoravars (Thanjavur, Theni, Dindigul, Coimbatore, Erode,
Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Pudu- Pudukottai, Tiruchirapalli, Karur,
16 Donga Ur. Korachas
kottai Districts) Perambalur, Salem, Namakkal , Vellore
17 Devagudi Talayaris 32 Kootappal Kallars (Tiruchirapalli, and Tiruvannamalai Districts)
18 Dobbai Korachas (Tiruchirapalli, Karur Karur, Perambalur and Pudukottai
Perambalur and Pudukottai Districts) Districts)
51 Salem Uppu Koravars (Salem and 59 Thogamalai Koravars or Kepmaris 65 Vettaikarar(Thanjavur, Nagapattinam,
Namakkal Districts) (Tiruchirapalli, Karur,Perambalur and Thiruvarur and Pudukottai Districts)
52 Sakkaraithamadai Koravars (Vellore and Pudukottai Districts)
Tiruannamalai districts) 66 Vetta koravars (Salem and Namakkal
53 Saranga Palli Koravars 6 0 Uppukoravars or Settipalli Koravars District)
54 Sooramari Oddars (Salem and (Thanjavur,Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur,
Pudukottai, Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, 67 Varaganeri Koravars (Tiruchirapalli,
Vellore and Tiruvannamalai Districts) Karur, Perambalur and Pudukottai
55 Sembanad Maravars (Sivaganga,
Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram 6 1 Urali Gounders (Tiruvhirapalli, Karur, Districts)
Districts) Perambalur and Pudukottai Districts) 68 Vettuva Gounder (Tiruchirapalli, Karur,
56 Thalli Koravars (Salem and Namakkal 62 Wayalpad or Nawalpeta Korachas Perambalur and Pudukottai Districts)
57 Telungapatti Chettis (Tiruchirapalli, 63 Vaduvarpatti Koravars (Madurai, Theni,
Karur, Perambalur and Pudukottai Dindigul,Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga,
Districts) Virudhunagar, Tirunelveli,
58 Thottia Naickers (Sivaganga, Virudhu-
Toothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Karur,
nagar, Ramanathapuram, Kanchee-
puram, Tiruvallur, Thanjavur, Naga- Perambalur and Pudukottai Districts)
pattinam, Thiruvarur, Tiruchirapalli, 64 Valayars (Madurai, Theni, Dindigul,
Karur, Perambalur. Pudukottai, Tiruchirapalli, Karur, Perambalur,
Tirunelveli, Toothukudi, Salem,
Namakkal, Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Pudukottai, Erode and Coimbatore
Coimbatore & Erode Districts) Districts)


1 Agamudayar including Thozhu or 13 Chakkala (except Sivaganga, Virudhu- 23 Ezhuva (in Kanniyakumari District and
Thuluva Vellala nagar, Ramanathapuram, Thanjavur, Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli
2 Agaram Vellan Chettiar Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur, Pudukottai, District)
3 Alwar, Azhavar and Alavar (in Kaniya- Tiruchirappalli, Karur, Perambalur, 24 Gangavar
kumari District and Shenkottah Taluk Madurai,Theni, Dindigul and The
25 Gavara, Gavarai & Vadugar (Vaduvar)
of Tirunelveli District) Nilgiris Districts)
other than Kamma, Kapu, Balijia &
4 Servai (except Tiruchirappalli, Karur, 14 Chavalakarar (in Kanniyakumari Reddi)
Perambalur and Pudukottai Districts) District and Shenkottah Taluk of 26 Gounder
Tiruneveli District)
5 Arayar, Nulayar (in Kanniyakumari 27 Gowda (including Gammala, Kalali and
District and Shenkottah Tauk of 15 Chettu or Chetty (including Kottar Anuppa Gounder
Tirunelveli District) Chetty, Elur Chetty, Pathira Chetty,
28 Hegde
Valayal Chetty, Pudukadai Chetty) (in
6 Archakarai Vellala 29 Idiga
Kanniyakumari District and Shen-
7 Aryavathi (in Kanniyakumari District kottah Taluk of Tirunelveli District) 30 Illathu Pillaimar, Illuvar, Ezhuvar &
and Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli Illathar
16 Chowdry
17 Donga Dasaris (except Kancheepuram 31 Jhetty
8 Ayira Vaisyar
Tiruvallur, Tiruchirapalli, Karur, 32 Jogis (except Kancheepuram,
9 Badagar Perambalur, Pudukottai, Chennai, Tiruvallur, Madurai, Theni, Dindigul,
10 Billava Salem and Namakkal Districts) Cuddalore, Villupuram, Vellore and
11 Bondil 18 Devangar, Sedar Tiruvannamalai Districts)
12 Boyas (except Tiruchirappalli, Karur, 19 Dombs (except Pudukottai, Tiruchira- 33 Kabbera
Perambalur, Pudukottai, The Niligiris, palli, Karur and Perambalur Districts) 34 Kaikolar, Sengunthar
Salem, Namakkal and Dharmapurai Dommars (except Thanjavur, Naga- 35 Kaladi(except Sivaganga, Virudhunagar,
Districts) Pedda Boyar (except pattinam, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Madurai , Theni,
Tiruchirappalli, Karur, Perambalur and Vellore and Tiruvannamalai Districts) Dindigul, Thanjavur, Nagapattinam,
Pudukottai Districts) Oddars (except
20 Enadi Thiruvarur, Pudukottai, Tiruchirapalli,
Thanjavur, Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur,
21 Ezhavathy(in Kanniyakumari Districts Karur and Perambalur Districts)
Tiruchirappalli, Karur, Permabalur,
Pudukottai, Madurai, Theni and Dindigul and Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli 36 Kalari Kurup including Kalari Panicker
Districts) Kaloddars (except District) (in Kanniyakumari District and Shen-
Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Rama- 22 Ezhuthachar (in Kanniyakumari kottah Taluk of Tirunelveli District)
nathapuram, Sivaganga, Virudhunagar, District and Shenkottah Taluk of 37 Kalingi
Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, Pudukottai, Tirunelveli District)
Tiruchirappalli, Karur, Perambalur,
Tirunelveli, Toothukudi, Salem &
Namakkal Districts) Nellorepet Oddars
(except Vellore and Tiruvannamalai
Districts) Sooramari Oddars (except
Salem and Namkkal Districts)
38 Kallar (including Easanattu Kallar, 65 Lingayat (Jangama) 98 Pusala
Gandharvakottai Kallars (except 99 Reddy (Ganjam)
66 Mahratta (Non-Brahmin) (including
Thanjavur, Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur Namadev Mahratta) 100 Sadhu Chetty (including Telugu Chetty
and Pudukottai Districts) Kottappal
67 Malayar Twenty four manai Telugu Chetty)
Kallars (except Pudukottai, Tiruchira-
palli, Karur and Permbalur Districts) 68 Male 101 Sakkaravar or Kavathi (in Kanniya-
Piramalai Kallars (except Sivaganga, kumari District and Shenkottah Taluk
69 Maniagar
Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, of Tirunelveli District)
70 Maravars (except Thanjavur, Naga-
Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, Pudukottai, pattinam,Tiruvarur,Pudukottai, 102 Salivagana
Thanjavur, Nagapattinam and Thiru- Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Virudhu- 103 Saliyar, Padmasaliyar, Pattusaliyar,
varur Districts) Periyasooriyur Kallars nagar, Tirunelveli and Toothukudi Pattariyar and Adhaviyar
(except Tiruchirapalli, Karur, Districts) (including Karumaravars. 104 Savalakkarar
39 Kallar Kula Thondaman Appanad Kondayamkottai Maravar
105 Senaithalaivar, Senaikudiyar and
(except Sivaganga, Virudhunagar,
40 Kalveli Gounder IIaivaniar
Ramanathapuram, Madurai,Theni and
41 Kambar Dindigul Districts) and Sambanad 106 Sourashtra (Patnulkarar)
42 Kammalar or Viswakarma, Viswa- Maravars (except Sivaganga, Virudhu- 107 Sozhia Vellalar (including Sozha Vellalar.
karmala (including Thattar, Porkollar, nagar and Ramanathapuram Districts) Vetrilaikarar Kodikalkarar and
Kannar, Karumar, Kollar, Thacher, Kal 71 Moondrumandai Enbathunalu (84) Ur. Keeraikarar)
Thacher, Kamsala and Viswabrahmin) Sozhia Vellalar 108 Srisayar
43 Kani, Kanisu, Kaniyar Panikkar 72 Mooppan 109 Sundaram Chetty
44 Kaniyala Vellalar 73 Muthuraja, Muthuracha, Muthiriyar, 110 Thogatta Veerakshatriya
45 Kannada Saineegar, Kannadiyar Muthiriyar, Mutharaiyar
111 Tholkollar (in Kanniyakumari District
(Through out the State) and 74 Nadar Shanar & Garmani and Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli
Dasapalanjika (Coimbatore, Erode and 75 Nagaram District)
the Niligiris Districts) 76 Naikkar (in Kanniyakumari District and 112 Tholuva Naicker and Vetalakara
46 Kannadiya Naidu Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli Naicker
47 Karpoora Chettiar District) 113 Thoraiyar
48 Karuneegar (Seer Karuneegar, Sri 77 Nangudi Vallalar 114 Thoriyar
Karuneegar, Sarattu Karuneegar, 78 Nanjil Mudali (inKanniyakumari 115 Ukkirakula Kshatriya Naicker
Kaikatti Karuneegar, Mathuvazhi District and Shenkottah Taluk of
Kanakkar, Sozhi Kanakkar & Sunnambu Tirunelveli District) 116 Uppara, Uppillia and Sagara
Karuneegar) 117 Urali Gounder (except Tiruchirapalli
79 Odar (in Kanniyakumari District and
49 Kasukkara Chettiar Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli Karur, Perambalur and Pudukottai
District) Districts)and Orudaya Gounder or
50 Katesar Pattamkatti
Oorudaya Gounder (in Madurai and
51 Kavuthiyar 80 Odiya Theni, Dindigul, Coimbatore, Erode,
52 Kerala Mudali 81 Ootturuvalanattu Vellalar Tiruchirapalli, Karur, Perambalur,
53 Kharvi 82 O.P.S. Vellalar Pudukottai , Salem and Namakkal
54 Khatri 83 Ovachar
118 Urikkara Nayakkar
55 Kongu Vaishnava 84 Paiyur Kotta Vellalar
119 Vallambar
56 Kongu Vellalars (including Vellala 85 Pamulu
Gounder, NattuGounder, Narambukatti 120 Valmiki
86 Panar (except in Kanniyakumari
Gounder, Tirumudi Vellalar, Thondu District and Shenkottah Taluk of 121 Vaniyar, Vania Chettiar (inculding
Vellalar, Pala Gounder, Poosari Tirunelveli District where the Gandla, Ganika, Telikula and
Gounder, Anuppa Vellala Gounder, Community is a Scheduled Caste) Chekkalar)
Kurumba Gounder, Padaithalai,
87 Panisaivan (including Virakodi Vellala) 122 Veduvar and Vedar (except in
Gounder, Chendalai Gounder, Pavalan-
88 kathikarar in kanyakumari District Kanniyakumari District and Shenkottah
katti Vellala Gounder, Palla Vellala
Taluk of Tirunelveli District Where the
Gounder, Sanku Vellala Gounder, & 89 Pannirandam Chettiar or Uthama Community is a Scheduled Castes)
Rathinagiri Gounder) Chettiar
123 Veerasaiva (in Kanniyakumari District
57 Koppala Velama 90 Parkavakulam (inculding Surithimar and Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli
58 Koteyar Nathamar, Malayamar, Moopanar & District)
59 Krishnanvaka (in Kanniyakumari Nainar)
124 Velar
District and Shenkottah Taluk of 91 Perike (inculding Perike Balija)
Tirunelveli District) 125 Vellan Chettiar
92 Perumkollar (in Kanniyakumari
60 Kudikara Vallalar District and Shenkottah Taluk of 126 Veluthodathu Nair (in Kanniyakumari
Tirunelveli District) District and Shenkottah Taluk of
61 Kudumbi (in Kanniyakumari District
Tirunelveli District)
and Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli 93 Podikara Vellalar
District) 127 Vokkaligar (including Vakkaligar,
94 Pooluva Gounder
Okkaligar, Kappaliyar, Kappiliya,
62 Kuga Vellalar 95 Poraya Okkaliga Gowda, Okkaliya Gowder,
63 Kunchidigar 96 Pulavar (in Coimbatore and Erode Okkaliya Gowda)
64 Lambadi 97 Pullavar or Pooluvar 128 Wynad Chetty (The Nilgiris District)
129 Yadhava (including Idaiyar, Telugu 130 Yavana 132 Orphans and destitues children who have
Speaking Idaiyar know as Vaduga Ayar 131 Yerukula lost their Parents before reaching the
or Vaduga Idaiyar or Golla and age of Ten and are destitutes; and who
Asthanthra Golla) have nobody else to take care of them
either by law or custom and also who
are admitted into any of the Schools or
orphanages run by the Government or
recognised by the Government.


1. Converts to christianity from Scheduled 3.Latin Catholics (in Kanyakumari District 5. Converts to Christianity from any Hindu
Castes irrespective of the generation of con- and Shenkottah taluk of Triunelveli District) Backward Classes Community or Most Back-
version for the purpose of reservation of seats ward Classes Community (except the Con-
in Educational Institutions and for seats in verts to Christianity from Meenavar,
Public Services. Parvatharajakulam, Pattanavar, Sembadavar,
Mukkuvar or Mukayar and Paravar) or
2. C.S.I. formerly S.I.U.C. (in Kanyakumari 4. Christian Nadar, Christian Shanar and Denotified Communities.
District and Shenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli Christian Gramani


1.Ansar 4.Labbais including Rowthar and Marakayar

(Whether their Spoken Language is Tamil 6.Sheik
2.Dekkani Muslims. or Urudu)

3.Dudekula 5.Mapilla 7.Syed