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A.R. College of Engineering & Technology

        A.R. College of Engineering & Technology is a private self-financing Engineering college approved by AICTE, NewDelhi and is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. It is an ISO 9001:2008 certified institution. It was established in the year 2009 by A.R. Educational & Charitable Trust at Kadayam, a picturesque village with serene beauty in Ambasamudram Taluk, Tirunelveli District. Kadayam is on the banks of Ramanathi River and Jambunathi River, the two tributaries of the River Thamaraparani, at the foot of the Western Ghats. Kadayam is gifted with rich land and water resources and the World famous Courtallam waterfalls is just 20 km away. Kadayam is 50 km from Tirunelveli, 120 km from Trivandrum and Kollam and just 40 km from Aryankavu. Kadayam got its name from Kadagam, the bracelet of Goddess Kalyani Amman and the Blessings of the Goddess is always with the people who come to this location for education, recreation and trade. Thus ARCET is located at a unique place with a highly conducive environment for studies.


        ARCET started with Four branches of Engineering UG courses namely Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering during the academic year 2009. Two more courses, B.E. Electrical & Electronics Engineering and M.E. Applied Electronics were added in the year 2011. Also four more courses namely B.E. Automobile Engineering, B.E. Mechatronics, M.E. Computer Science & Engineering, M.E. Power Electronics were added during the academic year 2012-13. M.E. Structural Engineering and M.E. Computer Aided Design (CAD) were added during the academic year 2013-14. All the departments have well equipped laboratories and workshops. The highly dedicated, talented and intellectual staffs strive hard with all earnestness to impart quality education to the students and all other co-curricular activities. Our quality policy is to seek, to strive, to achieve and never to yield on quality of education. It is our endeavour to bring in educational and technological upliftment of the needy students of this rural population in the border areas of both Tamilnadu and Kerala.

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AR College of Engineering & Technology is a private self-financing Engineering college approved by AICTE NewDelhi and is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. It is an ISO 9001:2008 certified institution. It was established in the year 2009 by AR Educational & Charitable Trust at Kadayam, a picturesque village with serene beauty in Ambasamudram Taluk, Tirunelveli District. Kadayam is on the banks of Ramanathi River and Jambunathi River, the two tributaries of the River Tamaraparani, at the foot of the Western Ghats. Kadayam is gifted with rich land and water resources and the World famous Courtallam waterfalls is just 20 km away. Kadayam is 50 km from Tirunelveli, 120 km from Trivandrum and Kollam and just 40 km from Aryankavu. Kadayam got its name from Kadagam, the bracelet of Goddess Kalyani Amman and the Blessings of the Goddess is always with the people who come to this location for education, recreation and trade. Thus ARCET is located at a unique place with a highly conducive environment for studies.
     ARCET started with four branches of Engineering UG courses namely Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering during the academic year 2009. Four more courses namely B.E. Electrical & Electronics Engineering, M.E.Applied Electronics. Now four more courses namely B.E.Automobile Engineering, B.E. Mechatronics, M.E.Computer Science & Engineering, M.E. Power Electronics are being added during the academic year 2012-13.M.E Structural Engineering and M.E Computer Aided Design (CAD) were added during the year 2013-14. All the departments have well equipped laboratories and workshops. The highly dedicated, talented and intellectual staffs strive hard with all earnestness to impart quality education to the students and all other co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Our quality policy is to seek, to strive, to achieve and never to yield on quality of education. It is our endeavor to bring in educational and technological upliftment of the needy students of this rural population in the border areas of both Tamilnadu and Kerala states.
     Beginning of Education is by Choice and End of Education is Wisdom!! Be wise and join ARCET and enjoy your studies and enhance your technical knowledge!!! With Warm Greetings and Best Wishes Dr. ARAnub, Chairman, ARCET.

To serve and contribute to society through pursuit of higher education to rural population.
To achieve high academic excellence through development of both faculties and facilities and emerge as a world class educational, technological and managerial research centre.
To achieve total self sufficienc...

         Dr. S.Arumugom, Principal, ARCET obtained his B.E. Degree in EEE from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, M.E. Degree in Power Systems from Annamalai University and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Anna University Chennai. He is specialized in the area of Electrical Engineering, Power systems, Power Quality and Soft Computing Techniques. Formerly he has served as as Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Head of Department of EEE at Sun College of Engineering and Technology, Tamilnadu, Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University, Sultanate of Oman and Associate Professor and Head of Department of EEE at Udaya School of Engineering, Tamil Nadu, . He is having more than 18 years of experience in Teaching, Research, Industries, Engineering Consultancy Services and Educational administration. He has attended various AICTE, IIT sponsored Faculty Development Programs, Seminars and Workshops. He has delivered several invited Technical Lectures to students and teachers in various Engineering colleges. He has served as Chair in various Conferences and Symposiums. He has published and presented more than 35 Technical papers and Research articles in both National and International Journals and Conferences. He is life member with active participation in various organizations like Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), International Association of Engineers (IAENG), International Society of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (ISEEE). He is serving as as Technical Reviewer in reputed International Journals like Elsevier, Taylor & Francis Online, Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers(JEET), International Knowledge press etc.
      Due to the rapid technological revolution, globalization and privatization, the world has become a comprehensive community. The corporate now desires the skilled personnel and not mere subject experts. Students should possess professional skills like problem solving, decision making, creativity and good communication ability besides technical expertise. Education enables a person to face new challenges, excellent progress and lead to a successful life. Besides the technical competence, students shall ethically imbibe moral values to transform themselves into responsible citizens and shall look for innovative programs involving social and environmental issues.
         The main focal of the Institution is to empower students with sound knowledge, good perception, expertise and training both at academic level of Engineering and in highly competitive worldwide industrialized market. The infrastructure facilities and state-of-the-art laboratories combine with a galaxy of competent and dedicated faculty contribute to an enjoyable and an easy learning experience.
Dr. S.ARUMUGOM M.E., Ph.D
Principal/ARCET

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