Muthiah Polytechnic College

Annamalainagar - 608 002

STUDENTS' WELFARE

Students' Co - Operative Stores

A Students' co-operative Store is functioning in the campus for the benefit of the students and staff.

Dispensary
The Staff and Students of the Polytechnic college are allowed to take Medical treatment in Rajah Muthiah Medical College Hospital, Annamalai University and Kamarajar Government Hospital, Chidambaram.

Placement Cell
For the placement of students a Placement Cell is functioning in the Institute. Campus interviews are arranged by this cell.

Information Centre
For the benefit of Parents and Students an information centre is functioning in the campus.

Library
The library is kept open from 8.50 A.M to 5 P.M on all working days. The library has 15,711 volumes of books in 7,062 titles on different disciplines (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Computer, Agricultural Technology, Electrical Communication Engineering and Science and Humanities). The library is also having Educational Audio & Video facilities like TV, Multimedia projector and Air- conditioned Seminar hall etc. Books classification according to Dewey decimal classification is under process. The Open Access System is being followed at present. Magazines, Journals, and Newspapers are also subscribed and available for reference.

HOSTEL
Separate hostel facilities are available for both boys and girls. The Principal is the Warden of the Hostel. He is assisted by Deputy Warden. The Warden is vested with full powers in the mat­ter of administration and general discipline of the hostel. Boys hostel can accommodate a maximum of 120 students and girls hostel can accommodate a maximum of 50 students.
Besides, a free Government hostel is available for girl students belonging to Backward, Most Backward Class communities, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
The college campus is fully equipped with CCTV cameras and Solar Energy lamps for the welfare of students.

SCHOLARSHIP

Central Government Scholarships:
Students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes whose parent’s annual income does not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/- are eligible for residential and non-residential scholarship by the Central Government Welfare Office of Cuddalore District.   

State Government Scholarships:
1. Students belonging to Most Backward Classes and Backward Classes whose parent’s annual income does not exceed Rs. 2,00,000/- are eligible for residential and non-residential scholarship by the District Welfare Office of Cuddalore District.   

2. Thandhai Periyar Memorial Cash Award
The student admitted in the first year diploma course, belonging to Backward classes, Most Backward classes, Denotified communities are availing the Thandhai Periyar Memorial Cash Award of Rs.10,000/- from the Tamilnadu Government, if they are the top scorers in their SSLC examination They are awarded the cash for 3 consecutive years, till the course completion.


Rank Students Cash Award and Certificate
Rajah's family has magnanimously instituted four endowments to congratulate and encourage meritorious and outstanding students in various Engineering disciplines of Muthiah Polytechnic College. Cash awards and certificates for First Rank holders will be awarded every year on Dr. Rajah Sir Muthiah Chettiar's Birthday function (Founder's Day) from the following endowments of Rajah's family.

Dr. Rajah Sir Annamalai Chettiar Endowment
Dr. Rajah Sir Muthiah Chettiar Endowment
Rani Meyyammai Achi Endowment
Kumara Rajah Muthiah Endowment

PART TIME DIPLOMA COURSES
Part time Diploma Courses in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with an annual intake of 90 are run for the benefit of both men and women, already employed in various Engineering fields. Students taking up Part-Time courses have to study for 4 years to complete the course. Classes are conducted on all days from 6.p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

POLYTECHNIC MAGAZINE
The magazine is published yearly to enable the students and the staff to express their views on topics of technical and general interest to the students of Engineering.

PROGRESS REPORT
Parents or Guardians will be furnished with Progress Reports every month so that they may follow the progress of their sons/daughters or wards at the polytechnic and to guide them properly at home.

ATTENDANCE
Students are to put in 80 percent of attendance during each semester of the course separately in theory, drawing and practical in each of the subjects in order to become eligible for ad­mission to the semester examination.

Students who fail to put in 80 percent attendance will not be allowed to sit for the Board Examinations. Among them who are short of 5% attendance are eligible to be recommended on condonation if their progress is found satisfactory and valid reasons are given for shortage of attendance.