CHENNAI: Anna University, Chennai has published branch-wise pass percentage results of BE Examinations for its affiliated colleges.
Self-financing Engineering colleges in and around chennai topped the list for the BE examinations held for the semester between November 2008 and February 2009.The Engineering colleges in Virudhunagar, Coimbatore, Salem and Erode districts retained thier earlier positions.
According to P. Mannar Jawahar, Vice-Chancellor of Anna University-Chennai, this branch-wise pass percentage data gives specific information to students and parents trying to decide the colleges before counselling for admissions.
The Saranathan College of Engineering topped with a 96.83 pass percentage in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) in 2008 semester examinations. In the Mechanical Engineering branch, the SSN College of Engineering topped the list, while Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College had the highest pass percentage in the Computer Science branch.
New credit system is followed for the first year BE students and the Panimalar Institute of Technology had the highest pass percentage for first year students among the 132 colleges affiliated to Anna University-Chennai.However, Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College topped the list for second, third and fourth year results among the 243 colleges across the State under the old mark system.
The script-based figures give a more positive image of the colleges – only 13 colleges out of 243 failed to achieve at least a 50 per cent pass percentage. When presented in terms of candidates who passed all papers last semester, half the colleges failed to achieve that mark.
The present Vice-Chancellor had revived the practice of posting its semester examination results in September 2008, after a gap of four years.
Top ten colleges - script-based figures (Nov.-Dec.2008 Exam)
1 Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College
2.Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering
3.Prince Shri Venkateshwara Padmavathy Engineering College
4.Mepco Schlenk Engineering College
5.Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering
6.Kongu Engineering College
7.Government College of Engineering,Bargur
8.Vivekanandha Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women
9.Sri Sairam Engineering College
10.Bannari Amman Institute of Technology
The full results analysis is available at www.annauniv.edu