AICTE Mandatory Disclosure

Mandatory Disclosure : Updated on 20.01.2016
1. AICTE File No. : Southern / 1-2811144277 / 2016 / EOA
Date & Period of Last approval : 30.04.2016 – for 2016-17

2. NAME OF THE INSTITUTION
Name of the Institution : SONA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (AUTONOMOUS)
Address of the Institution : Sona Nagar, Thiagarajar Polytechnic College Road, Suramangalam (PO)
City & Pin code : Salem - 636005
State/UT : Tamil Nadu
Phone number with STD code : 0427 – 4099999
Fax number with STD code : 0427 – 4099888
Office hours at the Institution : 9.30 A.M. to 6.30 P.M.
Academic hours at the Institution : 8.50 A.M. to 4.50 P.M.
Email : info@sonatech.ac.in
Website : www.sonatech.ac.in
Nearest Railway Station (dist in Km) : 1 KM
Nearest Airport (dist in Km) : 10 KM

3. Type of Institution
Type of Institution : Private-Self Financed
Category (1) of the Institution : Non Minority
Category (2) of the Institution : Co-Ed

4. Name of the organization running the Institution
Name of the organization running the Institution : Chockalingam Trust
Type of the organization : Trust
Address of the organization : Sona Nagar, Thiagarajar Polytechnic College Road, Suramangalam (PO)
Registered with : Joint Sub Registrar II, Salem
Registration Date : 19.08.1998
Website of the Organization : www.sonatech.ac.in

5. Name of the Affiliating University
Name of the affiliating University : Anna University, Chennai
Address : Guindy, Chennai – 600 025.
Website : www.annauniv.edu
Latest affiliation period : 2016 - 2017

6. Name of Principal / Director
Name of Principal / Director : Dr. M. Usha
Exact Designation : Principal
Phone number with STD code : 0427 – 4099919
FAX number with STD code : 0427 – 4099888
Email : principal@sonatech.ac.in
Highest Degree : Ph. D.
Field of specialization : Multimedia Networks

7. Governing Board Members
S.No. Name Category Designation
1 Mr.C. Valliappa Management Chairman
2 Padma Bhushan Dr. R. Kumar Educationalist Professor, IISC, Bangalore
3 Dr. S. Subramanian Educationalist Former Vice – Chancellor
Bharathiar University Coimbatore
4 Dr. S. Xavier Alphonse SJ UGC Nominee Director, Indian Centre for Research and Development of Community Education (ICRDCE), Chennai
5 Dr. A. Ebenezer  Jayakumar State Government Nominee Director Academics,
Sri RKCE, Coimbatore
6 Dr. S. Sukumar(Retd.) University Nominee Professor of Civil Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Salem
7 Mr.Chocko Valliappa Management Vice Chairman
8 Mr.Thyagu Valliappa Management Vice Chairman
9 Mr.R. Srivatsan Management Chartered Accountant
10 Dr. C. V. Koushik Teacher of the College Director – Academics
11 Dr. V. Jayaprakash Teacher of the College Director – Industry Connect
12 Dr. C. Easwarlal Teacher of the College Professor, EEE
13 Dr. M. Usha Ex-officio
(Member Secretary)
Principal

8. Academic Council Members
S.NO CATEGORY DESIGNATION NAME
1 Chairman Principal Dr. M. Usha
2 Academics Director Dr. C.V. Koushik
3 Industry connect Director Dr. V. Jayaprakash
4 Deans and Heads of the Departments 1.  Joint Director - MBA Dr. M.Selvaraj
5 2.  Director – MCA  Dr. G.M.Kadhar Nawaz
6 3.  HOD – FT  Prof. G. Gunasekaran
7 4.  HOD – EEE  Dr.S.Padma
8 5.  HOD – CSE Dr. B. Sathiyabhama
9 6.  HOD – MECH  Dr. R. Venkatesan
10 7.  HOD – IT Dr. J. Akilandeswari
11 8.  HOD – ECE Dr. K.R. Kashwan
12 10. HOD – Civil (In-Charge) Dr.R.Malathy
13 11. HOD – Sciences Dr. C. Shanti
14 12. HOD – Humanities Dr. M. Renuga
15 13. HOD – Maths Ms.S.Jayabharathi
16 Four Teachers 1. Professor – EEE Dr. C.Easwarlal
17 2. Professor – ECE Dr. R.S. Sabeenian
18 3. Professor – MCA Dr. T. Padma
19 4. Professor – IT Dr.V.Mohan Raj
20 Five Experts representing from all branches of Engineering Director of National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli Dr.Srinivasan Sundarrajan
21 Managing Director, Grant Thornton, Bengaluru Mr.H.V.Harish
22 Director, Engineering, Zoho Corporation, Chennai Dr. R.K.Suresh
23 Founder, Automated Workflow Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru Mr. K. Gopinath
24 Three nominees of the Anna University, Chennai Professor
Department of Manufacturing Engineering, CEG Campus Anna University, Chennai
Dr.P.Hariharan
25 Professor and Head Department of Physics Government College of Engineering, Salem Dr.K.Srinivasan
26 Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Government  College of Technology, Coimbatore
Dr.P.K.Palani
27 Placement Advisor, Placement Prof.B.Saravanan
28 Training Trainer Dr. S. Anitha
29 QMS Coordinator Associate Professor – IT Dr. J. Jeba Emilyn
30 Member Secretary (Nominated by the Principal) Professor – CSE Dr.A.C.Kaladevi
Frequency of meetings & date of last meeting : Twice in a Year 21.6.2016

9. Executive Component : Organisation chart and Process

10. Student Feedback on Institutional Governance/faculty performance

A student feedback mechanism is available in the institution. Once in a semester, the students provide the feedback of staff in the prescribed format.

SONA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, SALEM – 636 005.
STUDENTS EVALUATION FORM

Year : Semester: Dept. Date:
Sl No Name of the Subject Name of the staff member Good Satisfactory Not satisfactory
1
2
3
4
5

11. Grievance redressal mechanism for faculty, staff and students

12. Department wise Details

13. Department wise Teaching Faculty Detailed AICTE Bio-data Form

14. Admission Quota
Admission Quota : Engineering & Technology
Entrance Test/ Admission Criteria : No Entrance Test in Tamil Nadu.
Admission based on the marks obtained in +2 Examinations
(Physics + Chemistry + Mathematics)
Lowest cutoff marks in Previous year : Click here
Fees in rupees : Accredited Courses Rs. 45,000/-
Non Accredited Courses Rs. 40,000/-
Number of Fee Waivers offered :
Year No. of Students
2015 1
2014 4
2013 0
2012 22
Admission Calendar : May to June
PIO Quota : YES


Admission Quota : Master of Business Administration
Entrance Test/ Admission Criteria : A pass in any Bachelor’s Degree (3 Years) from a recognized university Admission based on TANCET and CET Entrance Score
Cut off/last candidate admitted :
OC BC BCM MBC SC SCA ST PH
2014 – 15 2015 – 16 2014 – 15 2015 – 16 2014 – 15 2015 – 16 2014 – 15 2015 – 16 2014 – 15 2015 – 16 2014 – 15 2015 – 16 2014 – 15 2015 – 16 2014 – 15 2015 – 16
28 36.33 22.2 30.33 17 20 21 27.33 17 25.33 -2.6 19.33 17.2 17 - -
Fees in rupees : Accredited Courses Rs. 36,000/-
Non Accredited Courses Rs. 30,000/-
Number of Fee Waivers offered : Not Applicable
Admission Calendar : May to June
PIO Quota : YES


Admission Quota : Master of Computer Applications
Entrance Test/ Admission Criteria : Admission Based on TANCET Entrance test and Maths subject in +2 or any degree
Cut off/last candidate admitted
(Regular)
:
OC BC BC-M MBC SC ST SCA
2014-15 2014-15 2014-15 2014-15 2014-15 2014-15 2014-15
21.25 19.00 19.00 14.25 12.50 - -
OC BC BC-M MBC SC ST SCA
2015-16 2015-16 2015-16 2015-16 2015-16 2015-16 2015-16
- 27 - 22.33 - - -
Cut off/last candidate admitted
(Lateral)
:
OC BC BC-M MBC SC ST SCA
2014-15 2014-15 2014-15 2014-15 2014-15 2014-15 2014-15
- 25.75 - 22.00 15.00 21.25 12.25
OC BC BC-M MBC SC ST SCA
2015-16 2015-16 2015-16 2015-16 2015-16 2015-16 2015-16
35 16.33 - 17 16.33 - -
Fees in rupees : Accredited Courses Rs. 36,000/-
Non Accredited Courses Rs. 30,000/-
Number of Fee Waivers offered : Not Applicable
Admission Calendar : May to June
PIO Quota : YES

15. Infrastructural Information

16. Academic Sessions
Academic Sessions : Engineering & Technology
Examination System, Year /Semester : Semester Pattern @ Two semester per year
Period of declaration of results : within 1 – 2 months after closure of examinations


Academic Sessions : Master of Business Administration
Examination System, Year /Semester : Semester Pattern @ Two semester per year
Period of declaration of results : within 1 – 2 months after closure of examinations


Academic Sessions : Master of Computer Applications
Examination System, Year /Semester : Semester Pattern @ Two semester per year
Period of declaration of results : within 1 – 2 months after closure of examinations

17. Counselling / Monitoring
Counseling / Monitoring - Regular Counseling for students by faculty advisors once every week
Career Counseling - Done during faculty advising regularly and also by department Placement
coordinators
Medical facilities - A Medical Room is provided in the Institute and Hostel equipped with a doctor
& team. In addition to that we have tie up with Shanmuga Hospital, Salem.
Student Insurance - All Students are covered under Insurance Scheme with Bajaj Allianz General
Insurance Co.
Sum assured - Rs. 50,000/- for student who dies in accident
Rs. 50,000/- for the parent of the student who pays fees for the student
Rs. 10,000/- for Hospitalization and Medical Expense.
18. Students Activity Body

Cultural activities -

Sports activities - Facilities available in the Sports are

1. Outdoor Games

Football Field Hockey Ground Basket ball Court
Volleyball Courts (4) Badminton Courts (6) Tennis Court & Cricket Net with pitch

2. Indoor Games

Swimming Pool Gym Billiards
Shuttle Carrom Chess
Yoga and Meditation Centre Music Centre (SONARIA)  

Literary activities -

Magazine/Newsletter -

Technical activities/Tech. Fest - 1. Every department conducts a national level technical symposium in every Year
2. Departments are also conducting National Conference, International Conference etc.,
Industrial Visits/Tours - Industrial Visits/Tours Arranged
Alumni activities - Every Year Alumni day is arranged for each department

19. Name of the Information Officer for RTI
Name of the Information Officer for RTI : Mr.V.Venugopal
Designation : Deputy Administrative Officer
Phone Number with STD Code : 0427 - 4099999
Fax Number with STD Code : 0427 - 4099888
Email : venugopal@sonatech.ac.in

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