Alagappa College of Technology is a premier educational institution that is a constituent part of Anna University, Chennai. Anna University was established on 4th September 1978. It offers higher education in Engineering, Technology and allied Sciences relevant to the current and projected needs of the society. Besides promoting research and disseminating knowledge gained therefrom, it fosters cooperation between the academic and industrial communities.
Alagappa College of Technology situated in the southern part of the city of Madras (Chennai), the University's main campus extends over 100 hectares abutting the Adyar River on the north and Raj Bhavan on the south.
The college offers various degrees in Technology (B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D.) disciplines including:
- Chemical engineering
- Textile and
- A strong alumni scattered across the globe exemplifies rich success in grooming talents among students. The center for Biotechnology offers degrees in Industrial Biotechnology, Food Technology and Pharmaceutical Technology. The department of leather technology is housed at the Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar.
- Active interaction with the industry has been maintained over the years and are collaborating with several industries through several consultancy services towards technology development activities such as wastewater characterization, effluent management, safety systems, etc., using the sophisticated testing facilities available in the department. The post graduate programs in petroleum refining and petrochemicals and sugar technology are actively supported by CPCL and sugar industries respectively.
- The department has been receiving financial assistance from various funding agencies like AICTE, UGC, DST, TNSC, etc., and has successfully completed several research projects funded by these agencies. The department has been accredited by AICTE as "A" grade and it is recognized as DST-FIST Sponsored Department. The chemical engineering department is the first department in Anna University to be recognized for COSIST and DSA programs by UGC.
|Department of B.Tech||No. of Students / Placed (2012-2013)|
|PETROLEUM REFINING & PETRO CHEMICALS||18|
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|Department of M.Tech||No. of Students / Placed (2012-2013)|
|ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY||2|
|NANO TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE||5|
|PETROLEUM REFINING & PETRO CHEMICALS||0|