Sona College of Technology, one of the top ranking engineering colleges in India, has achieved global identity through its involvement in research in recent technology and successful completion of projects and products. Situated in Salem, Tamilnadu, the southern part of India, Sona is the best destination for innovative engineering aspirants. The college offers Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Engineering and doctoral degree (Ph.D) in all major disciplines. All the students have ample prospects to perform well and excel in their chosen fields.
Sona College of Technology is known for its unique approach to systematic dissemination of knowledge and goes global by adopting modern teaching methods like Blackboard, lecture capture, MOOC and so on thereby prepares the student community for the information age. The institute also practices innovative methods in teaching and learning process, evaluation system, technology infrastructure and integration system. The fact that the college is accorded recognition as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), New Delhi, proves that the college aims at producing students with talents, skills and knowledge required by the industrial world.
The curriculum aims at educating the students with critical and creative thinking skills, improved language proficiency and reinforces the value of sports and games, social activities community service, etc. The effectiveness of the teaching methods is reviewed constantly to help students achieve overall development, which is essential for enhancing the scope for professional growth.
Sona College of Technology has signed MoUs with 40 companies and 26 research laboratories that run their programmes on the campus
Sona is quick in grasping the dynamic industrial needs. The college has signed MoUs with 40 companies and 26 research laboratories that run their programmes on the campus. The college also ensures that every department has signed MoUs with their relevant companies. The prime focus of the institution with these tie ups is to put students for industrial visits, trainings and internships. It is also a step towards improving their teaching methods as faculty members are also made to be trained in the industries. Aiming to be leaders and pioneers in education in the next 5 to 6 years, Sona College of Technology, today has established incubation centers for the same.
The college has bagged the prestigious platinum category certification in the AICTE-CII Best Industry Linked Technical Institutes-2016. The Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India, has also ranked the institute as one among the top five private engineering institutions in India in the NIRF India Ratings 2016. The AICTE - CII Award for "The Best Industry Linked Institution in India" and an acclaimed 'A' grade by NAAC stand testimony to the commitment of the college to impart quality education. Sona is a proud recipient of "Edupreneurs Award" from MHRD, New Delhi, for Emerging Global Destination for education.
Sona's world-class infrastructure, highly qualified and experienced faculty members and sharp focus on quality education and training have turned it into a premier technical institution ensuring 100 percent placements in a wide range of companies. In short, Sona stands tall as one of the best institutions for world-class professional education.
C. Valliappa, Chairman
Valliappa is the Chairman of Sona College of Technology. He says, "it is our deepest desire to serve the society by moulding the technocrats and business leaders of tomorrow. To this end, we have endeavoured to create world-class educational institution that is complete in every way. Be it facilities or faculty, curriculum or career guidance, we seek to offer the very best to our students. Education that is thorough, purposeful and meets the requirements of today's job market; education that disciplines and inculcates values; education that is in tune with the changing dynamics of today's competitive world - that is the kind of education that SCT offers."