The state is the largest producer of skilled manpower in India and pioneers in promoting technical education in private sector. Tamil Nadu has the largest intake capacity among all the states for engineering and technical education.

  • 620 engineering colleges with an annual turnout of over 260,000 engineering graduates
  • 447 Polytechnics with an annual turnout of over 170,000 technicians
  • 1622 Industrial training institutes & schools with an annual turnout of over 170,000 skilled workers

The state has major strengths in Auto, IT, Electronics, Engineering and hi tech areas and presence of reputed educational institutes like IIT and various engineering colleges which all are necessary precursors for development of successful aerospace industry.

Tamil Nadu has 10 educational institutes including IIT and Madras Institute of Technology offering Aeronautical engineering courses, 4 pilot training institutes and 4 colleges for providing AME courses for maintenance engineering.