Kongu Engineering College, one of the foremost multi professional research-led Institutions is internationally a recognized leader in professional and career-oriented education. It provides an integral, inter-disciplinary education – a unique intersection between theory and practice, passion and reason. The College offers courses of study that are on the frontiers of knowledge and it connects the spiritual and practical dimensions of intellectual life, in a stimulating environment that fosters rigorous scholarship and supportive community. This Institute is a great possession of the committed Trust called ‘The Kongu Vellalar Institute of Technology Trust’ in Erode District, Tamilnadu. The noble Trust has taken the institute to greater heights since its inception in 1983 and has established the college as a forum for imparting value based education for men and women.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers Undergraduate Programme (B.E) in Mechanical Engineering and Postgraduate Programmes (M.E.) in Engineering Design, CAD/CAM, and Industrial Safety Engineering and Ph.D. programmes. The Department has highly qualified faculty members, out of those, one third are Ph.D. qualified. The Department obtained a funding of Rs. 1.20 Crores from various government agencies for research and development. The Department aims to develop Centers of Excellence in Industrial Pumps in collaboration with Aquasub Pumps, Coimbatore and Product Development Research Centre by Harita Tech Serve Ltd., Chennai.