Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu

ESTD 1952
Karaikudi , Tamil Nadu

Mission of The College is to constantly updating the departmental resources, facility and other infrastructure by acquiring state of art equipment. Imparting constant in–service training to the faculty and supporting staff. Providing state of art education and training to the student.


Dr.RM.Alagappa Chettiar, a man of rare wisdom, and forethought, founded Alagappa Chettiar Educational Trust with the sole aim of developing the backward area of Karaikudi into a centre for higher education and provided necessary funds for the establishment of education and provided necessary funds for the establishment of educational institutions.
On the Occasion of laying of the foundation stone of the central Electro Chemical Research Institue by pandit jawaharlal Nehru on 25th july 1948. Dr.Alagappa Chettiar, in his Welcome address, said
It is my hope to start here an Engineering College immediately. A College with Dr.Alagappa Chettiar and the University of Madras willing start functioning with Civil Engineering by academic year 1949.
In 1952, Dr. Alagappa Chettiar’s dream came true. Alagappa Chettiar College of Engg & Tech., Started functioning from 21st July 1952 with three faculties – Civil,Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
The Foundation tablet for the main building of the college was laid by Dr.Rajendra Prasad, the then President of India on 19 th February 1953.


1. Tie-up with various industries and educational industries such as BSNL, BHEL, CII, WABCO etc. for knowledge, in-plant training, internships and other guidance related to academics
2. Memberships with societies like IEEE, ISTE, IEI & SAE for student chapters
3. Faculty comprises of Ph.D holders who have published many research papers in various journals. also experienc.

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  • Courses Offered
    # Course Fees Duration Type
    1 Bachelor of Engineering [B.E] ₹ 9440/yr 4 Years Full Time
    # Course Fees Duration Type
    1 Master of Engineering [M.E] ₹ 10140/yr 2 Years Full Time
    # Course Fees Duration Type
    1 Master of Computer Applications [M.C.A] ₹ 10120/yr 3 Years Full Time
    2 Master of Computer Applications [M.C.A] {Lateral} ₹ 10120/yr 2 Years Full Time
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