Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT), Coimbatore is an Engineering College started in 1984 under the auspices of Ramanandha 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.The able guidance and patronage of Arutselvar Dr. N.Mahalingam, Founder, Sakthi Group along with the efficient administration of Dr.B.K.Krishnaraj Vanavarayar, Chairman, the resourcefulness of Sri. M.Balasubramaniam, Correspondent and the foresightedness of Sri. Shankar Vanavarayar, Joint Correspondent have equipped the college with excellent facilities such as spacious classrooms, seminar halls, well-equipped laboratories, excellent sporting amenities, dedicated high-speed internet connectivity (broadband) and well-qualified faculty. Five Academic Blocks house the different departments. The administrative building, “Dr.Mahalingam Vigyan Bhavan” is an architectural beauty and a land mark in Coimbatore.
With technology pervading through our veins and arteries, it is high time we get to know about them with an engineering perspective. So, KCT started the Department of Bio-Technology in 2002 and has been offering B.Tech [ Industrial Bio – Technology ] programme. Being a department which has very specific skill sets as the objective of education, the curriculum is constantly upgraded. Also, faculty members are trained, as and when required, in a constantly evolving field of engineering.