Karpagam College of Engineering

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Karpagam College of Engineering is an autonomous institution of the Karpagam Charity Trust established in the year 2000. The college is one of the Karpagam Educational Institutions, affiliated with the Anna University of Chennai and approved by AICTE[citation needed]. It is also accredited by NBA, TCS and Wipro[citation needed]. The programmes offered by the college involve 9 for undergraduates and 5 for postgraduates.

Karpagam College of Engineering
Motto Rediscover-Refine-Redefine
Type Private(Autonomous)
Established 2000
Principal Dr.Vijaya Kumar
Location Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Nickname KCE
Affiliations Anna University
Website kce.ac.in


The Karpagam Charity Trust was founded in the year 1989 by Dr. R.Vasantha Kumar, a renowned philanthropist and industrialist. Initially the trust established Karpagam Arts and Science College in the year 1995 followed by Karpagam Polytechnic College in 1998 while Karpagam College of Engineering was started in the year 2000.Karpagam College of Engineering has been conferred with the autonomous status by the anna university since the academic year 2007-2008


The campus is situated 15 km from Coimbatore, in the Myleripalayam village, Othakalmandapam post-641032.


Courses Offered[edit]

Undergraduate Programmes[edit]

  • B.E. Automobile Engineering
  • B.E. Civil Engineering
  • B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • B.E. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.E. Computer Science and Engineering
  • B.E. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • B.E. Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering
  • B-Tech. Information Technology

Postgraduate Programmes[edit]

  • M.E. VLSI Design
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • MCA - Master of Computer Application
  • M.E. Mechatronics
  • M.E. Communication Systems

Technical Academy[edit]

The college offers a special corporate-oriented technical training to the students with the establishment of an exclusive Academy for technical courses viz., C Programming, OOP, Data Structure, Java Programming, Operating System, Database and Management System, Data and Algorithm Analysis, Advanced Java Programming, Unix/shell Programming.

ES Academy[edit]

The Electrical and Electronics oriented programmes offer an additional in-depth knowledge to the students by functioning an Academy for the courses in the Microprocessor and Microcontroller, Electronic circuits, and Digital Electronics.


The Placement cell of Karpagam College of Engineering started its effective functioning from October 2003, with a mission that graduates of Karpagam Educational Institutions should be ready to face the corporate scenario with self-confidence. The recruiters list includes some renowned companies like Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, HP, Zoho Corporation, Infosys, EMC Corporation, Oracle, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, CTS, TCS, HCL, Accenture, Odessa, Global Edge, L&T Info Tech, Soliton, i-Nautix, i-Gate etc.,

Student Life[edit]


The clubs initiated for student activities in the campus include Robotics Club, ISTE Student Chapter, KCE Electronics Club, KCE-SAE Collegiate Club, Mini Bike and Go-Kart Car Club, KCE-CSI Student Branch, KCE-ISOI, KCE Software club, KCE- Product Development Club and KCE-Eco Care Club.


Extensive playing facilities are provided for the students with an area of 6 acres. Outdoor courts have been laid for games such as basketball, cricket and football, whilst indoor games such as carom, chess and table tennis are facilitated within the buildings, alongside a gymnasium. The college also supports the National Service Scheme and Youth Red Cross.


The department-wise symposiums that are conducted every year to encourage and kindle the engineering spirits of students include Race (Automobile), Nirmiti (Civil), Ripple (CSE), Shrest (ECE), Yantra (EEE), TeleZen(ETE), Magma( Mechanical), Azimo (IT) and iBlaze(E&I)

Cultural Activity[edit]

A cultural festival 'KonCurEnza ' is celebrated every year in order to bring out the hidden talents of the students. The events are organised to encourage the youth in arts and literature and the best performers are awarded.


The Campus consists of:

  • computer laboratories that provide full-time internet access for the users and laboratories of each core department that provides genuine facilities for practical observance
  • vast seminar halls
  • a central library with around 65,984 books plus around 6191 numbers of back volumes and 3057 projects and 3137 CDs from various branches of Engineering and Technology
  • a well maintained hostel with comfortable accommodation
  • a cafeteria with healthy and clean cuisine
  • a store that satisfies daily necessities
  • a fleet of 20 buses that operates for the convenience of the faculty members and the students
  • and 10 centres of exellence, namely the IBM Centre of Excellence, Infosys Campus Connect, EMC Corporation, Oracle Workforce Development Centre, National Instruments LabView Academy, B&R Centre of Excellence, MEMS Centre of Excellence, Wipro Mission 10X programme, Microsoft Centre of Excellence and the Tech Mahindra Centre of Excellence for Infrastructure Management Services.


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