Thangavelu Engineering College was established in the year 1995 by Ponniamman
Educational Trust and the TJ Educational Trust with the objective of producing high quality
Engineers and Technocrats. The rapid progress made by our country in the field of Science and
Technology has given rise to a phenomenal demand for qualified engineers in all areas and to
cope up the demand there has been a surge in institutions offering engineering education.
Three colleges of the Group effectively reflect the philosophy of the Ponniamman Educational Trust and the TJ Educational Trust. Every aspect of the colleges has been designed in a manner as to achieve the objectives of the Group in terms of superlative academic standards and the lofty goals of the management.
The colleges are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and
recognised by the Government of Tamilnadu. The Architecture, Engineering, Technology, MBA, MCA
courses are affiliated to the Anna University.
Spread over a vast area, the colleges have been built with a view to provide students the perfect environment to pursue their education comfortably. The campus with well-built class rooms, fully equipped laboratories, workshops, modern computer centre and a well-stocked library can be compared to the best available elsewhere. The landscaping has been elaborately planned in the manner of foreign universities. In keeping with the management's environment policy, trees have been planted to add to the beauty of the campus.
As the courses are being constantly added on, the infrastructural facilities are also being updated.
It is the endeavour of the colleges to give the students ample opportunity to widen their horizons in
every activity. The management encourage students to interact with them in their overall development.
This extends not only to academic matters but to issues regarding their careers and personal matters
The colleges maintain close contact with their alumni. Many are well placed in India and abroad and an effort is made to rope in their support for the benefit of outgoing students of the colleges.
The College is situated in Karapakkam, off the Old Mahabalipuram Road (IT Highway) in the vicinity of several industrial units, 10 KM away from Tambaram, 1 KM from Sholinganallur and is just 6 KM from TIDEL, the Software Technology Park of Chennai. Set in a serene and beautiful surround, the colleges provide the perfect environ to learn and develop.