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About SunGATE Academi

At the outset SunGATE Academi is dedicated to enhance the knowledge of the students who are intended to take up the challenge of competitive exams related to Civil Engineering. The academi is highly committed to make them realize their potential and to guide them to achieve their goal. SunGATE Academy is providing GATE Exam for Civil Engineers in Chennai. By aiding students with flexible online tools, mock tests, problem-solving classes along with books, we enable them to be a GATE topper of India. With this forward, we welcome the students and graduates of Civil Engineering who visits this page. If you are determined to pursue post graduation, make sure you are doing it in any of the premier institute like IISc, IIT’s, NIT’s or other reputed higher education institutes in the country. You may be aware that getting admissions into the premier technical institutes in the country needs a valid GATE score. In brief, GATE examination is a national level entrance exam conducted by IISc and IIT’s by first week of February every year. The student who are admitted through GATE score are also enabled to receive monthly scholarship from Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) Government of India (GOI).

For qualifying GATE one must have a strong fundamental knowledge in all the subjects of your discipline. We in SunGATE Academi will guide you in GATE Exam for Engineering through simple steps to strengthen your basics and improve the confidence to tackle the GATE exam successfully.

SunGATE Academi is instituted under the encouragement and able guidance of Er. S. Chinnasamy, MIE, Dip.Tech.T., C.Eng., FIV, MISTE.


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Er. S. Chinnasamy has completed his diploma in Civil Engineering from Nachimuthu Politechnique College, Pollachi in the year 1967 and ranked 1st in the state. After five years of his field experience, he joined as lecturer in Dept. of Civil Engineering at Nachimuthu Polytechnic College in 1972 and continued his teaching in the various institutes functioned under the same management.

Meanwhile, he received Diploma in Technical Teaching (Dip.Tech.T) at the then Technical Teacher Training Institute (TTTI), Adyar, Chennai in the year 1977 and completed his AMIE in the year 1980 and become MIE. Presently he is an active Charted Engineer with great passion towards teaching and guiding the young Civil Engineers.


Dr. C. Krishnakumar has completed B.E. Civil Engineering from Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai in the year 1999 and M.E. Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai in the year 2001. After his master degree, he worked as lecturer in Dept of Civil Engineering, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam for around 3 years. He joined for PhD. in 2004 and completed his Doctorate in the year 2009 from Ocean Engineering Department, IIT Madras, Chennai.

After his PhD he has worked in couple of multinational companies related to Ocean Engineering for 3 years. He later shifted back to academics in 2012 and worked as Associate Professor in Department of Civil Engineering for more than 2 years. He is currently involved in guiding the students who are targeting the competitive exams in the field of Civil Engineering.


Mr. T. Prakash has completed B.E. Civil Engineering from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore in the year 2000 and M.E. Structural Engineering from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai in the year 2002. Post his masters degree he worked as lecturer in Department of Civil Engineering, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam for more the 2 years.

Later he shifted to industrial job where he is now working for more than 10 years in Design and Analysis of various Industrial Structures like Cement, Textile, Oil and Gas. He is well versed in both Reinforced Cement Concrete & Steel Structural design software such as STAAD-PRO/RISA/AUTO CAD/TEKLA with Indian and international codes of practices.


Mr. C. Gokulnath has completed his B.E. Civil Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai in the year 2007 and M.Tech. Structural Engineering from IIT Madras in the year 2009. Post his master degree he worked in a multinational company for four years associated with RCC design of multi storied hospital buildings.

He is well versed in structural software like SAP 2000, ETAB, ABAQUS and STAAD Pro. At present, he is pursuing PhD.in Department of Structural Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai. He has secured all India rank 10 in GATE 2007.