Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT) Coimbatore Campus & Infrastructure
The college is situated in a sprawling campus of 150 acres in the IT corridor of Coimbatore which in many ways was a front runner in the eco system. The academic needs of all the departments as well as the needs from administrative activities are well satisfied by the large number of Personal Computers (presently around 1800), most of them with high end processors (like Intel Core i5) and sourced from reputed manufacturers like Dell, Lenova, Wipro and Zenith.
Area 150 Acres
Hostel Facility True
Scholarship Available True
Total Course 27
- Acad. Zone
- AV Lab
- Boys Hostel
- Comp. Lab
- Medical Fac.
- Cls. Room
- Seminar Hall
Students Activities & Clubs
Fine Arts club focuses on fine art events like drawing, painting, embroidery, jewellery making etc. Its main objective is to inculcate the idea of imagination in each individual. It is established in such a way to bring out the talents within each individual and make them realize their excellence in the specific field of arts.
Dance club of KCT was formed in order to bring out the dancing talent from every KCTian. It not only focuses on entertaining people but also working on bringing out certain message that will be useful for the student. The club was established with the mission of bringing out the hidden talents among students and also provide them a stage were they can showcase their dancing talent and interest.The club provides lot of opportunities in the form of competition and workshops for igniting the spark of interest present in the budding technocrats and honing their skills towards showcasing their talents.
The Club focuses on bringing out the musical talents (both vocal and instrumental) and providing them a stage to perform.
LEED is an innovative initiative of the young and energetic engineers of KCT. The initiative aims at bringing out the entrepreneurial spirit among the students. An entrepreneur is an embodiment of a few values which no ordinary man can possess. To have an entrepreneurial spirit means to be resilient, risk taking and dedicated.
Namma Cafe is a first of its kind, student start up in Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT). It is an outcome of the entrepreneurial spirit of the young Technopreneurs of League for Entrepreneurial Empowerment and Development (LEED). Namma Cafe is a venture by the students brought up exclusively to learn the various aspects of operating a business and to serve yummy food & smiles in the college!!
Studio KCT, is a student initiated photography forum in KCT with an objective to,
- Act as a platform to engage the creative passions of KCT Students
- Explore and experience the world through photography
- To study and practice hi-tech technology through photography
The studio organizes photo walks, photography workshops every year. It has a bunch of young shutter bugs who contribute in storing all the memorable happenings at KCT. The Studio is being set up with higher end DSLRs, a room lighted up perfectly with Classy editing softwares and systems, is a breakthrough which could change the myth of looking bad in Passport size photographs and your own Identity Cards. This studio also inspire various other institutions to set up studios and bring out the enthusiasm of all the aspirants of photography in and around.
The club helps in developing the literary skills of the students. The club encourages them to develop a taste for literature and also works towards improving their spoken and written language.
The qubate forum of KCT is an initiative by a few KCTians who firmly believe that quizzing and debating can be used as a tool to enhance the knowledge in various fields and spread awareness about the current social issues among the students which will help them to face the world with more confidence. It will also enrich their oratorical skills and help them develop distinct opinions and views.
- Humour club aims at stress relief and encourages ones humour talent.
- The club helps to bring the funny side of the individuals.
NCC Army Wing for Boys was the first NCC Company created in KCT. KCT was the first private institution to be provided with an NCC unit in Coimbatore. NCC aims to develop qualities such as Leadership, Self – Confidence, Patriotism, Courage and also improve the physical and mental fitness of the selected cadets. Moreover, NCC strives to produce responsible citizens of the Nation.
MOTTO OF NCC
Unity and Discipline (Ekta aur Anushasan)
DG’S FOUR CARDINAL PRINCIPLES OF DISCIPLINE
- Obey with a smile
- Be punctual
- Work hard and without fuss
- Make no excuses and tell no lies
AIMS OF NCC
- To develop qualities of character, courage, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship and the ideals of selfless service among the young to make them useful citizen.
- To create a human resource of organised trained and motivated youth to provide leadership in all walks of life including the Armed Forces and be always available for the service of the nation.
Total number of cadets per year:60
Number of Senior cadets:30
Number of Junior cadets:30
The MOTTO Of Our clubs ‘Not Me But You’ this experience the essence of Democratic living and upholds the how consideration need for selfless service and apprection of another man’s point of view and also show consideration for fellow human being. I underlines the welfare of an individual is ultimately depent on the welfare of the society as a whole. Therefore it should be the aim of the NSS to demonstrate this Motto in its day-to-day activities.
HAM radio operators are a group of people nurturing a special interest in wireless communication technology. They operate their wireless transceivers (a combined unit of radio transmitter and receiver) during their pastime for the sheer joy, thrill and excitement involved in doing worldwide radio communication. Unlike the broadcast radio stations (to whom people usually tune the radio receivers to listen to), HAM – radio is a two-way communication system. HAM – radio operators can put their voice on the air and interact with fellow radio operators around the world. When all other means of communications have failed, HAM enthusiasts have played a vital role in communicating from remote inaccessible places during natural disasters like floods, hurricane and tsunami and have aided rescue of victims. The college HAM Club promotes amateur radio operation among students as a useful hobby. The club organizes classes for operating HAM equipment. The club is also involved in obtaining necessary permission from the government departments for HAM aspirants.
KCT SAE Collegiate club is for all students of KCT who are enthusiastic, fascinated and willing to learn about the new trends in automobiles and experience a new culture of work by involving themselves in various projects conducted by SAE international.
SEDS is an independent, student-based organization which promotes the exploration and development of space. SEDS pursues this mission by educating people about the benefits of space, by supporting a network of interested students, by providing an opportunity for members to develop their leadership skills. SEDS is a chapter based organization with chapters throughout India, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Each chapter is fairly independent and coordinates activities and projects in its own area.
A platform for first years by first years to pitch their ideas and shape them to embark on their journey of engineering.
The youth Red Cross is one of the avenues available to the students to be pursue under personality development program. The activities related with YRC include collecting, conducting medical camps to village people, literary campaigns, training on first aid,fire safety and rescue, disaster management and tracing. The college created an awareness on the care of their own health and of others through a 2 days first aid training program and equipped the students with the knowledge about Disaster management.
RRC Aims at harnessing the potential of the youth by equipping them them with correct information on mental health substance abuse nutrition and reproductive health and building their capacities as peer educators in spreading messages on the positive health behavior in an enabling environment.
The objective is to help people in and around coimbatore round the clock for 365 days and members abide by the policy of any group anywhere any time. The club is functioning successfully over the years and has Contacts all the blood banks in the city. Above 450 units have been donated this year alone.
Gandhian Youth Movement (GYM), a youth wing of Mahatma Gandhi study centre, was inaugurated with the objectives of inculcating Gandhian thoughts in younger minds. Mahatma Gandhi study centre and Gandhian youth movement adopted Idikarai village in Coimbatore district to create awareness on anti-alcoholism. Members of Gandhian youth movement frequently visit schools for differently abled to teach them the Gandhian principles and thoughts on Independence Day and Republic Day. Mahatma Gandhi study centre and Gandhian youth movement organize Gandhian week during October 1st week on account on Gandhi Jayanthi (2nd October) and Sarvodaya week during January last week on account on Sarvodaya Day (30th January).
The need for a team of young minds to work for nature conservation always shimmered in and around the campus. Inspired and aspired by the changes seen from people organizing their own communities worldwide, to combat flora and fauna a desire to save the deteriorating Earth emanated among the students. The first man ever towards bringing into light a community in the KCT campus initiated during the fall of 2008. A group of dedicated volunteers from all the years, joined hands for our mission, ‘Nurture the Mother Earth and practice a greener life-style’. With the chain of like-minded volunteers increasing, The Nature Club of KCT had its inception on January 2009
A youth club which is mainly focused on developing personal qualities and also service to mankind
Namadhu Pangu is an integrated community development initiative of Kumaraguru College of Technology strives towards enhancing the quality of life of people dwelling in the neighbouring villages surrounding KCT by effectively utilizing the talent and expertise of committed students and faculty members who are keen to bring a change in the lives of underprivileged. Namadhu Pangu is a volunteer driven programme. Students can register as volunteers and participate / coordinate / lead various programmes that are designed and executed within the campus and the neighbourhood.
RSP was initiated in KCT on 12th September, 2011 by Tamil Nadu police traffic wardens Coimbatore city