KCG College of Technology

KCG College of Technology was founded in 1998 to fulfill the Founder-Chairman, Dr. KCG Verghese’s vision of “To Make Every Man a Success and No Man a Failure”. It is a Christian minority institution, affiliated to Anna University (Autonomous), Chennai and approved by AICTE, New Delhi.


KCG College of Technology aspires to become a globally recognized centre of excellence for science, technology & engineering education, committed to quality teaching, learning and research while ensuring for every student a unique educational experience which will promote leadership, job creation, social commitment and service to nation building.


  • Disseminate knowledge in a rigorous and intellectually stimulating environment.
  • Facilitate socially responsive research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Foster holistic development and professional competency.
  • Nurture the virtue of service and an ethical value system in the young minds.

Quality Policy

KCG College of Technology, committed to achieving excellence in technical education and producing responsible citizens and progressive leaders, strives to achieve the institution goal by

  • Focusing on the overall development of the students and strengthening their capacities and leadership abilities.
  • Creating a conducive environment for effective teaching, active learning and purposeful research.
  • Incorporating value-added programmes to the curriculum and improving the job prospects of the students.
  • Periodically evaluating the effectiveness of the programmes offered at the institute and responding positively to the needs of the industry.
  • Exposing the students to the challenges of the twenty-first century and providing them with opportunities to think innovatively and to demonstrate their entrepreneurship skills to contribute effectively to the growth of the nation, and
  • Continuously benchmarking the institution against premier institutions to adopt the best practices for quality improvement..


KCG College of Technology, formerly known as National Institute of Technology and Science is approved by the AICTE, Government of India, New Delhi, vide Lr. No.730-52-307 (E)/ET/97 dated 19-12-1997 and Govt. of Tamil Nadu, vide Lr. No.G.O.Ms.No.109 dated 23-03-1998. Recognising the institution’s partnership with industries, consistent excellence in curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and impressive placement records, University Grants Commission (UGC) has conferred Autonomous Status to KCG College of Technology, Chennai for a period of 10 years from the session 2022-2023 to 2031-2032.

The college offers thirteen under-graduate and five post-graduate programmes. Six under-graduate programmes (Mech, ECE, CSE, IT, EEE & Aero) have Permanent Affiliation under Anna University. Four under-graduate programmes – Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), and Information Technology (IT) – are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The college is accredited by NAAC with A+ Grade. The college has been listed in the 201-250 band among the engineering institutions in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in the year 2020 and 2021 and in the 11-50 band in the year 2023 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Innovations. Six departments – CSE, ECE, EEE, Mechanical Engineering, Physics and Chemistry– have been approved as research centres by Anna University to offer PhD programmes.

Under Sections 2(f) and 12 (B) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, KCG College is listed among colleges eligible to receive central assistance (UGC grant) for various projects. The college has been accorded recognition as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (DSIR). The college is an affiliated training center of Skill Council for Green Jobs (SCGJ) and Automotive Skills Development council by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Government of India and also a training partner of Tamilnadu Skill Development Corporation.


KCG COLLEGE is “Best Engineering college in Chennai” to offer best infrastructure and campus for students. The campus of KCG College of Technology is beautifully landscaped in a lush green stretch of land spread over 38 acres at Karapakkam, which is about 10 km from Adyar on the Old Mahabalipuram Road, the IT corridor of Chennai. The college operates a fleet of buses connecting all parts of the city for the convenience of the students and staff. Besides this, the college is well connected to different parts of the city by public transport buses.