Sona College of Technology

AICTE Mandatory Disclosure

Mandatory Disclosure : Updated on 26th March, 2019
1. AICTE File No. : Southern / 1-3512999651 / 2018/ EOA
Date & Extension of Approval Granted Period of Last approval : 30.04.2018 - for 2018-19 to 2020-21 (3 years)

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 : 2018 - 2019

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 Padma Bhushan Dr. R. Kumar Educationalist Professor, IISC, Bengaluru
3 Dr. V. Veerappan Industrialist Co-Founder & President,Tessolve Semiconductor Private Ltd, Bengaluru
4 Mr. T. R. Parasuraman Industrialist Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Industries Engine India, Bengaluru
5 Dr. S. Xavier Alphonse SJ Educationalist and Special Nominee of the Chairman Co-ordinator Jesuit Higher Education Commission,
Tamil Nadu
Former UGC Nominee & Former Principal of Loyola College, Chennai
6 Dr.(Ms).Vimal Rarh UGC Nominee Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, SGTB Khalsa College, Delhi
7 Dr. D.Shobha Rajkumar State Government Nominee Associate Professor & Head, Dept. of Civil Engineering, 
Government College of Engineering, Salem
8 Dr. M. Madhusoothanan Anna University Nominee Professor & Head, Dept. of Textile Technology,
Anna University, Chennai
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. J. Akilandeswari Dean-Academics Professor & Head
Department of Information Technology
Sona College of Technology, Salem
12 Dr. R. Malathy Teacher of the College Professor & Head
Department of Civil Engineering
Sona College of Technology, Salem
13 Dr. J. Akilandeswari Teacher of the College Professor & Head
Department of Information Technology
Sona College of Technology, Salem
14 Dr. S.R.R. Senthil Kumar Ex-officio
(Member Secretary)
Principal
Sona College of Technology, Salem

Special Invitees
1. Mr. R. Joshi - Managing Director, FESTO, Bengaluru
2. Mr. G. Goudhaman - Chartered Accountants,  Salem
3. Dr. V. Karthikeyan, Principal, Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, Salem
4. Dr. G.M.Kadarnawaz, Principal, Sona College of Arts and Science, Salem


8. Academic Council Members
S.NO CATEGORY DESIGNATION NAME
1 Chairperson Principal Dr. S.R.R. Senthil Kumar
2 Academics Dean-Academics Dr. J. Akilandeswari
3 Heads of the Departments Director - MBA Dr. Swarup K Mohanty
4 HOD – MECH Dr.D.Senthilkumar
5 HOD – EEE Dr.S.Padma
6 HOD – CSE Dr. B. Sathiyabhama
7 HOD – IT Dr. J. Akilandeswari
8 HOD – ECE Dr. R.S.Sabeenian
9 HOD – Civil Dr.R.Malathy
10 HOD – FT Dr.D.Raja
11 HOD- Mechatronics Dr.P.Suresh
12 HOD- Biomedical Engineering Dr. R.S.Sabeenian
13 HOD – First Year & Humanities Dr. M. Renuga
14 HOD – Mathematics Prof. S. Jayabharathi
15 HOD-Sciences Dr.C.Shanthi
16 HOD – MCA Dr. T.Padma
17 Controller of Examinations Dr.S. Radjarejesri
18 Four Teachers of the
college
1. Professor - EEE Dr. S.Chandrasekar
19 2. Professor - IT Dr.J.Senthilkumar
20 3. Associate Professor - Mech Dr.K.Muralidharan
21 4. Associate Professor - CSE Dr.A.C.Kaladevi
22 Five Experts representing from all branches of Engineering Principal,
B.N.M Institute of Technology
Bangalore.
Dr. G.N. Krishnamurthy
23 Senior Technology Leader, ANZ Wealth, Bengaluru. Mr.Manas Das Gupta
24 National Sales Manager- Didactic, FESTO India Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru. Mr.Harish Nachnani
25 General Manager, Vee Technologies- Engineering Services, Bengaluru. Mr.K.Giriprasad
26 Three nominees of the 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 Prof.B.Saravanen
31 Training Training Cell Head Dr. S. Anita
32 Special Invitee Head - Technology Competency Centre, Larsen &Toubro construction, Chennai. Mr. Kingsley. J. D. Ernest
33 Principal, Sona College of Arts and Science. Dr.G.M.Kadhar Nawaz
34 Principal, Thiagarajar polytechnic college. Dr.V.Karthikeyan
Frequency of meetings & date of last meeting : Twice in a Year 21.12.2018

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
  • 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
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 :
Cut off /last candidate (regular) OC BC BCM MBC SC SCA ST PH
2017-2018 2018-2019 2017-2018 2018-2019 2017-2018 2018-2019 2017-2018 2018-2019 2017-2018 2018-2019 2017-2018 2018-2019 2017-2018 2018-2019 2017-2018 2018-2019
34.33 39 15.33 31 - - 17.66 24 25.66 23 - - -   - -
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
2017-18 2017-18 2017-18 2017-18 2017-18 2017-18 2017-18
- 17.33 15.66 17.00 21.66 - -
OC BC BC-M MBC SC ST SCA
2018-19 2018-19 2018-19 2018-19 2018-19 2018-19 2018-19
24.33 32.66 - 32.33 - - -
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 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.

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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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