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A.C. College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi, Sivagangai

College Name A.C. College of Engineering and Technology
College Category Engineering
Approved By AICTE-NBA
College Code 3901
Affiliated University Anna University - Trichy
Established Year 1952
College Type Co-Education
Institution Type Government
Address Alagappa Chettiar Government College of Engineering and Technology,
Sivagangai, Tamilnadu
Pin Code 630003
Location Karaikudi
District Sivagangai
Contact Number 1 04565-224535
Contact Number 2 04565-224528
Courses Offered in A.C. College of Engineering and Technology

Under Graduate

» B.E. - Civil Engineering
» B.E. - Computer Science and Engineering
» B.E. - Electrical and Electronics Engineering
» B.E. - Electronics and Communication Engineering
» B.E. - Mechanical Engineering

Post Graduate

» M.E. - CAD
» M.E. - Environmental Engineering
» M.E. - Manufacturing Engineering
» M.E. - Optical Communication Engineering
» M.E. - Power Electronics and Drives
» M.E. - Structural Engineering

About College

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.

In 1952, Dr. Alagappa Chettiar’s dream came true. Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology started functioning from 21st July 1952 with three faculties – Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 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 19th February 1953.

The institution was handed over to Government of TamilNadu in the year 1966, since then institution has been administered by the Government through Directorate of Technical Education.

In 1969, faculty of Electronics and Communication Engineering was started. Further Part-time Courses in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical & Electronics Engineering were introduced in 1971. To keep pace with the technical advancements and to meet the requirements of industries from 2001, B.E.

Degree course in Computer Science and Engineering is also being offered. Six PG Degree courses are offered from the academic year 2002-03 in addition to the Parttime B.E. Course in Electronics & Communication Engineering.

Now the institution offers 5 U.G and 6 P.G Programmes to cater the need of students. It also offered 4 Part-time Programmes.


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 better productivity and prosperity for our country.


  • 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.
  • Motivating the students to excel and augmenting their knowledge through continuing education programs.
  • Providing soft skill development learning to students.
  • Inculcating the feeling of oneness responsibility and service to community in the minds of students to serve the society better
  • Carrying out purposeful research.

Campus Details

The campus is located just 2 km from the karaikudi railway station. The campus is spread over in more than 200 acre area. Spacious classrooms, well equipped laboratories, seminar halls, indoor game hall and Wifi connection to the campus unquestionably inspire the students learning posture. Our commitment to the environment sustainability, the two third of campus has been maintained with green cover.


Part-Time Program

Sanctioned Intake


Civil engineering



Mechanical Engineering



Electrical and Electronics Engineering



Electronics and Communication Engineering



Hostel & Food

Our hostels provide a home for home away students. The hostel atmosphere certainly provides self-confidence and instills discipline on the minds of students. The senior students are expected to be more responsible and set a good example for the juniors and everyone hold the dignity, self-respect, and reputation of every other student. There are 6 Girl’s hostels and 6 Boy’s hostels accommodating about 1621 students.

Boy’s Hostels

Girl’s Hostels

Kambar Illam

Bharathi Illam

Kannadasan Illam

Annai Teresa Illam

Tagore Illam

Kuppusamy Naidu Illam

A P J Abdul Kalam Illam

Manimegalai Illam

Thiruvalluvar Illam

Annai Indira Gandhi Hostel

M K Venkatraman Illam

Alagappa Ladies Hostel

Distance Learning

Distance Learning not available.

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M.E structural engineering

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