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Foreign Nationals Admission Procedure

No. of Seats Available
Admission Criteria


B.E. Degree Programmes

I year B.E. Degree Programmes

Minimum Marks

Category % Marks Remarks
FN / PIO / Children of Indian workers in gulf countries 50% 50% each in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
Candidate should have studied in English Medium / as one of the subjects in the qualifying Exam

The following qualifications are considered equivalent to 10+2 system of Indian Education.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree Programme


A pass in any Bachelor’s Degree in the main branch of study from a recognized university.

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Degree Programme


Any Bachelors degree of minimum 3 year duration in any discipline with Mathematics* at 10+2 level
* Mathematics includes Statistics/ Business Mathematics/ Business Statistics/ Numerical Methods/ Quantitative Techniques/ Basic Mathematics/ Mathematical Foundation/ Discrete Maths/ Computer Oriented Numerical Methods/ and Statistical Methods/ Mathematics for Management/ Algebra and Calculus/ Operation Research.

Number of Seats Available

Under Graduate Degree

B.E Degree

Programme Total number of seats Number of seats for Foreign Nationals For First Year
Mechanical Engineering 180 27
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 120 18
Computer Science and Engineering 120 18
Information Technology 120 18
Electronics and Communication Engineering 120 18
Civil Engineering 120 18
Fashion Technology 120 18

Post Graduate Degree

Programme Total number of seats Number of seats for Foreign Nationals
MBA - Master of Business Administration 180 27
MCA - Master of Computer Applications 120 18

Admission Criteria

i) Selection Procedure

The selection committee constituted by Sona College of Technology as per the guidelines of the Institution will do selection of the candidates under this scheme. The selection is purely provisional and always subject to the confirmation from the Anna University, Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai and All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE), New Delhi.

Since the medium of instruction is ENGLISH in Sona College of Technology only those candidates who have studied the subjects in the English Language medium / English as one of the subject in the qualifying degree alone will generally be considered for admissions or the student is intended to undergo English Language course in the campus for at least six months before the commencement of the course.

ii) Selection Committee

The following selection committee constituted by Sona College of Technology as per the guidelines of the Institution will select the candidates for admission for various programmes offered by our institution.

Dr. V. Jayaprakash, Principal, Chairman, Admissions
Dr.K. Karunakaran - Dean - Admissions
Mr.M.A. Manikandan - Director, International Admission
Mr. P. Srinivasan, Overseas Admission Executive

iii) Mode of selection

Selection Committee will scrutinize the applications received based on eligibility criteria and intimate the applicants.

iv) Documents Required

The following documents are required along with application*.

*Documents (ii) & (iii) not required first year B.E./ B.Tech. candidates
*Documents (vii) & (viii) may be arranged by the college.

The originals of the above mentioned certificates must be surrendered to the college office at the time of admission for verification by Anna University of Technology.

Visa Requirements

Candidates who are admitted under this scheme must obtain valid student visa issued by Indian missions abroad.


Candidates offered admission by our institute have to submit a medical fitness certificate in the prescribed format (Annexure III).

Payment of Tuition Fee

On receipt of the admission letter the candidate has to pay the prescribed fee as indicated in the admission letter.

Hostel / Residential Accommodations

Hostel accommodation is available inside the campus. Interested Candidates may apply to the Overseas Admissions Coordinator / Deputy Warden of SCT Hostel for accommodation. They have to pay the prescribed fee as per hostel rules. Separate blocks in the existing hostels are available for foreign students. The hostel mess (vegetarian) is run on dividing system.

v) Calander for Admission (UG, PG)

Date of issue of application - 20.1.2015
Last date for receiving filled in application - -
Last date for closing of the admission - -
Date of commencement of Academic session - Aug. 2015

vi) Admission withdrawal (UG, PG)