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.
The Department of Information Technology lays greater emphasis on training the students to achieve specialised skills in domains of their choice. The Thrust areas are identified as per the market trends and the technologies re identified as per the industry trends. Students are encouraged to pursue their choice of trust area based on their skillset and aspiration. The department ensures a career oriented future through Industry internships, certification courses and workshops. Higher studies is a strongly recommended option for students with research aptitude and the department takes every effort to nurture this by grooming them towards a research career.
Industry designed courses such as Mobile applications programming, Business intelligence and its applications, Building enterprise applications are offered to make our students updated and special care is taken to encourage the young entrepreneurs with start-up ideas. A unique course is offered to the students across the board on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The department records over 95% placements every year. While we believe in Engineers without borders, we also believe in Engineers with humanity.