Sona College of Technology

AICTE Mandatory Disclosure

Mandatory Disclosure : Updated on 09th August, 2022
1. AICTE File No. : Southern/1-10980834820/2022/EOA
Date & Extension of Approval Granted Period of Last approval : 07.07.2022 - 2022-23

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 : 2021- 2022

6. Name of Principal / Director
Name of Principal / Director : Dr. S.R.R. Senthil Kumar
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 : Structural Engineering

7. Governing Board Members
S.No. Name Category Designation
1 Mr. C. Valliappa Management Chairman, Sona College of Technology, Salem
2 Mr. T. R. Parasuraman Industrialist President and Whole Time Director of Toyota Industries Engines Pvt Ltd
President - Bangalore Chamber of Industry & Commerce (BCIC).
Plot No. 9, Jigani Industrial Area Phase II, Jigani Bengaluru–560105, Karnataka
3 Dr. V. Veerappan Industrialist Co-Founder& President, Tessolve Semiconductor Private Ltd,
Plot No: 31 (P2), Electronic City Phase II Bengaluru - 560 100, Karnataka
4

Dr Sandhya Chintala

Industrialist Executive Director,
IT- ITeS Sector Skills Council NASSCOM VP NASSCOM, NASSCOM,
Noida, Uttar Pradesh
5 Dr. P . Kolanthaivel Educationalist and Special Nominee of the Chairman Former Vice-Chancellor, Periyar University, Salem –11
6 Dr. (Ms). Vimal Rarh UGC Nominee Professor, Department of Chemistry SGTB Khalsa College, Delhi,
C-281, SFC Flats, Sheikh Sarai, Phase-I,New Delhi – 110017
7

Dr. S. Jayanthi

Additional Director of Technical Education Director of Technical Education,
DOTE, Chennai – 600 025
8

Dr.S.Senthilkumaran

Anna University nominee Professor,Department of Mechanical Engineering, CEG Campus, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025.
9 Mr. Chocko Valliappa Management Vice Chairman, Sona College of Technology and Founder & CEO, Vee Technologies Bengaluru
10 Mr. Thyagu Valliappa Management Vice Chairman, Sona College of Technology and Founder & MD, Sona Valliappa Group Bengaluru
11 Dr. S.R.R. Senthil Kumar Ex-officio
(Member Secretary)
Principal & Member Secretary,
Sona College of Technology, Salem – 636 005
12 Dr. B. Sathiyabhama Teacher of the College Professor & Head
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Sona College of Technology, Salem
13 Dr. S. Padma Teacher of the College Professor & Head
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Sona College of Technology, Salem

Special Invitees
1. Dr. C.V. Koushik, Senior Academician & Advisor Sona College of Technology Salem– 636 005
2. CA. G. Goudhaman, Chartered Accountant, 29, Odayappa Chettiar Colony Salem – 636 007.
3. Dr. V. Karthikeyan, Principal,Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, Salem– 636 005
4. Dr. G.M. Kadhar Nawaz, Principal, Sona College of Arts and Science, Salem– 636 005


8. Academic Council Members
S.NO. CATEGORY DESIGNATION NAME
1 Chairperson Principal Dr. S.R.R.Senthil Kumar
2 Dean Academics Dr. J. Akilandeswari
3 Heads of the Departments Joint Director - MBA Dr. P.K.Anjani
4 HOD – MCA  Dr. T.Padma
5 Dean- Student Affairs & HOD – MECH Dr.D.Senthilkumar
6 HOD – EEE  Dr. S.Padma
7 Dean -Admissions & HOD – CSE Dr.B.Sathiyabhama
8 Dean Academics & HOD – IT and AI&DS Dr. J. Akilandeswari
9 HOD – ECE Dr. R.S.Sabeenian
10 HOD – Civil Dr. R. Malathy
11 HOD – FT Dr.D.Raja
12 HOD- Mechatronics Dr.P.Suresh
13 HOD- Biomedical Engineering Dr.S.Prabakar
14 HOD – First Year &Humanities Dr. M. Renuga
15 HOD – Mathematics Prof. S. Jayabharathi
16 HOD-Sciences Dr.C.Shanthi
17 Controller of Examinations Dr.S. Radjarejesri
18 Four Teachers of the college

1. Dean- Research & Professor – EEE

Dr. S.Chandrasekar
19

2. Professor – IT

Dr.J.Senthilkumar
20

3. Professor- Mech

Dr.K.Muralidharan
21

4. Professor – ECE

Dr.K.R.Kavitha
 22 Four Experts representing all branches of Engineering Head - Technology Competency Centre,
Larsen &Toubro construction,
Chennai.
Mr. Kingsley. J. D. Ernest
 23 Senior Technology Leader,
ANZ Wealth, Bengaluru.
Mr.Manas Das Gupta
 24 National Sales Manager- Didactic,
FESTO India Pvt Ltd,
Bengaluru.
Mr.Harish N Nachnani
 25 General Manager,
Vee Technologies- Engineering Services, Bengaluru.
Mr.K.R.Giriprasad
 26 Three nominees of  Anna University, Chennai Professor,
Department of Civil Engineering,
Division of Transportation Engineering, CEG Campus,       
Anna University, Chennai-600 025.
Dr.G.Umadevi
 27 Professor,
Department of Industrial Engineering, CEG Campus,
Anna University, Chennai-600 025.
Dr.R.Baskaran
 28 Professor and Head,
Department of Electronics Engineering, MIT Campus,
Anna University, Chennai-600 044.
Dr.M.Ganesh Madhan
 29 Member Secretary/ Academic Council Professor – EEE Dr.R.Shivakumar
 30 Placement Director - Placement Dr.B.Saravanan
 31 Training Training Cell Head Dr.S.Anita

Frequency of meetings & date of last meeting : Twice in a Year 30.07.2022

9. Executive Component : Organisation chart and Process


10. Student Feedback on Institutional Governance/faculty performance

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

Students Evaluation Form : Download


11. Grievance redressal mechanism for faculty, staff and students
  • System for Redressal of grievances of faculty, staff and students
  • The management of the college follows an open system of administration and grievances from staff and students are given the utmost attention.
  • Complaints and suggestion boxes are kept at a number of places in the campus and also in the hostels.
  • The suggestions and complaints are carefully looked into and remedial measures undertaken. Responses are also publicized through notice boards.
  • In case of indiscipline, a committee appointed by the principal enquires into the matter by calling witnesses and recommendations are made about the action to be taken by the management.
  • Grievances regarding the staff in terms of salary, promotions etc., are carefully looked into by the HR department in consultation with the Principal and remedial measures taken.
  • Class Committee meetings are held in which grievances of students are taken note of and remedial measures taken.
  • A student welfare officer looks into the welfare of the students and advises the management for necessary action.

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. 55,000/-
Non Accredited Courses Rs. 50,000/-
Number of Fee Waivers offered :
Year No. of Students
2022 31
2021 31
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 (2 Years) from a recognized university Admission based on TANCET and CET Entrance Score
Cut off/last candidate admitted :
Entrance Score  OC  BC  MBC  MBC (V)  SC 
2020  2021  2020  2021  2020  2021  2020  2021  2020  2021 
TANCET  41  52  37  23  21  71  N/A  13  38  47 
CET  34  31  30  24  32  23  N/A  N/A  13  19 
Fees in rupees : Accredited Courses Rs. 41,000/-
Non Accredited Courses Rs. 35,000/-
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 :

A pass in BCA/ Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent Degree OR a pass in B.Sc./ B.Com./ B.A. with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduation Level (with additional bridge Courses as per the norms of the concerned University) and Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree Examination.
 (a) 10 + 2 + 3/4/5 years pattern (or)
(b) 10 + 3 years Diploma* + 3 years pattern (or)
(c) (i) 10 + 2 + AMIE** (or) (ii) 10 + 3 Years Diploma* + AMIE**
* Awarded by the State Board of Technical Education
** Candidates with section ‗A‘ & ‗B‘ certificates and other similar certificate issued by professional bodies or societies (e.g. A.M.I.E) recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India and enrolled with Institutions with permanent recognition upto 31-5-2013 are eligible to be considered equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Degree holders, only with 2 years regular full time Teaching / Industrial experience in the relevant field after successful completion of the course including project work. An experience certificate is to be produced by the candidates.

Cut off/last candidate admitted
(Regular)
:
OC BC BC-M MBC SC ST SCA
2021-22 2021-22 2021-22 2021-22 2021-22 2021-22 2021-22
62.520 34.613 86.751 47.214 - - -
OC BC BC-M MBC SC ST SCA
2020-21 2020-21 2020-21 2020-21 2020-21 2020-21 2020-21
51.705 - 67.242 - - - -
Cut off/last candidate admitted
(Lateral)
:
OC BC BC-M MBC SC ST SCA
2019-20 2019-20 2019-20 2019-20 2019-20 2019-20 2019-20
21.667 - 25.333 19.667 - - -
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 semesters 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 : Trimester Pattern @ Three semesters 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 semesters 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 National
Insurance.
Sum assured - Rs. 1,00,000/- for student who dies in accident
Rs. 1,00,000/- 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 -

  • Students at Sona exhibit their talents in an astounding manner through the Cultural Activities.
  • SONATA, a cultural festival, which is conducted every Year , is an expression of their solidarity and team spirit.
  • Every Year , there is an amazing number of participants. For example In 2009, 750 students participated in the events like Ship wreck, Spin-a-yarn, Multimedia, Potpourri 90 seconds to fame, etc.

( >> Read more )

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) >>Read more

Literary activities -

  • The English Development Club (EDC) aims at developing the students’ overall personality with the main focus on communication skills.
  • The following activities are conducted under the auspices of the EDC :
    • Group Discussion
    • Debates
    • Oral Presentations
    • Role plays
    • Interview techniques
    • Poetry Writing

      in order to develop the students talent.
  • Participation in these programmes gives them a face lift to take on the ever challenging world of productive activity.

Magazine/Newsletter -

  • SONALESA, an acronym for Sona Language, Engineering and Science Association is a biannual journal.
  • Sonalesa publishes research oriented articles in the fields of Language, Engineering and Science. Having successfully launched 2 issues, Sonalesa aims at becoming an International journal in the near future.
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.P.Arunkumar
Designation : Deputy Administrative Officer
Phone Number with STD Code : 0427 - 4099999
Fax Number with STD Code : 0427 - 4099888
Email : ao@sonatech.ac.in

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