Kumaraguru College of Technology - KCT
Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT), Coimbatore is an Engineering College started in 1984 under the auspices ofRamanandha Adigalar Foundation, a charitable educational trust of Sakthi Group. It 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. Currently the college, as an autonomous institution affiliated to the Anna University,offers 13 under-graduate (B.E., B.Tech.) and 14 post-graduate (M.E., M.Tech., MCA, MBA) programs of study. All the above courses have the approval of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and all the eligible UG programs have also been accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). In addition, KCT has also been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of the University Grants Commission (UGC). ISO 9001:2008 certification further confirms the institution’s commitment to educational quality. 9 of the 15 academic departments have been recognized as research centers permitting research leading to Ph.D. degree by Anna University. The vision of the college is to become a technical university of International Standards through continuous improvement. Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT) is committed to providing quality Education and Training in Engineering and Technology to prepare students for life and work equipping them to contribute to the technological, economic and social development of India. The College pursues excellence in providing training to develop a sense of professional responsibility, social and cultural awareness and set students on the path to leadership.
The Industry Institute Partnership Cell (IIPC) synergies the academic activities of this institution with the needs of all types of industries with strategic planning and implementation. Since its inception in the year 2000 with grant-in-aid from AICTE, KCT- IIPC is functioning efficiently thanks to the excellent rapport developed with the industries in and around Coimbatore.
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