ALAGAPPA UNIVERSITY CECRI (CENTRAL ELECTRO CHEMICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE KARAIKUDI) ALAGAPPA ENGINEERING COLLEGE PRIVATE ENGINEERING COLLEGES

ALAGAPPA CHETTIAR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, 
KARAIKUDI 630 004
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BRIEF HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE :

Dr. RM. ALAGAPPA CHETTIAR a man of ran wisdom and forethought, founde d Alagappa Chettiar Educational Trust with the sole aim of developing the backward area of Karaikudi into a center for higher Education and provided necessary funds for the establishment of educational institutions. The Engineering college was one among the chain of institutions started by him. Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology started functioning from 21st July 1952 with three faculties - Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The foundation tablet for the main building of the college was laid by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the then President of India on 19th February 1953 with effect from June 1966 the college has become a Tamil Nadu Government Institution under the control of Director of Technical Education. In 1969 a new faculty, Electronics and Communication Engineering was started. Further Part Time B.E. degree courses in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical and Electronics Engineering were introduced in 1971. To keep pace with the Technical advancement and to meet the requirements of Industries, three new courses were started, in 1973, PG Diploma in Electro-Chemical Engineering, in 1983, M.E. in Microwave and Optical Engineering, and in 1988, Master of Computer Application (MCA). From 2001, B.E. degree course in Computer Science and Engineering is offered.

The College was started with well equipped laboratories in all the departments. The equipments were imported from U.K. and USA. Over the years the laboratories have been updated. Additional buildings have been constructed. Electrical Engineering block, Civil Engineering block, Electronics and Communication Engineering block, Library block and recently a Computer Centre at a cost of 1.6 crores have been added to the college. The college library has 45,000 volumes of books in various fields of Engineering. An indoor stadium and gymnasium are available. Extensive playfields for all the major out-door games are available for both boys and girls. Separate hostel facilities are available for both boys and girls (four hostel buildings for boys and three for girls).
Amenities like Canteen, Post office, Xerox, Fax and STD facilities are available. A cooperative store with students and staff as members is functioning in the campus. To encourage the students in extra curricular activities various associations are functioning in the campus. To name a few, Arts Association, Tamil Mandram, Photographic Society, NSS, Leo Club, Tech lit and Red Cross.

OUR VISION
Our commitment as a Centre of Engineering Education is to impart Technical knowledge par excellence, motivate the learners in Research, evolve result-oriented, innovative techniques in Engineering, provide necessary career guidance, and train our learners in leadership qualities so as to achieve letter productivity and prosperity for our country.

COURSES OFFERED :
 B.E. DEGREE

B.E. - Civil Engineering
B.E. - Mechanical Engineering
B.E. - Electrical and Electronics Engineering
B.E. - Electronics and Communication Engineering
B.E. - Computer Science and Engineering
M.E. DEGREE (SELF SUPPORTING)
M.E. - Computer Aided Design
M.E. - Manufacturing Engineering
M.E. - Power Electronics and Drives
M.E. - Optical Communication
M.E. - Applied Electronics
M.E. - Structural Engineering

PART TIME B.E.- Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 
Electronics and Communication Engg. 

RESEARCH PROGRAMS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION :


Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi is a Government college and the admission is made through the single window system. The eligibility norms fixed by the Government of Tamilnadu is followed.
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