The Magna College of Engineering is located in the outskirts of Chennai city, the state capital of Tamilnadu, a southern state in India. Chennai is the fourth largest city in India and comparatively a new city, about 350 years old (1639). The city was formerly known as Madras and was renamed Chennai, which evolved from the original name Chennapatnam. Chennai is a coastal city with the second largest beach in the world known as Marina Beach. The climate is generally hot and humid. In summer (March May) the temperature reaches up to 420 C (1070 F) while in winter (Dec. Feb.) it is slightly less hot, 180 C (640 F). The rainy monsoon season starts in September and lasts till November.

The college is situated on the Redhills Tiruvallur High Road around 15 km from Redhills, a suburb of Chennai (13013 N, 800 3 E). It is 17 km from Tiruvallur, the District Head Quarters of Tiruvallur District, Tamilnadu.

Motivational Program

The fiery orator within Dr. C. Sylendra Babu, IPS, IG, North Zone, Tamilnadu, during a Motivational Programme - Be Ambitious

Dr. C. Sylendra Babu, IPS, rewards a student with his book Be Ambitious