|Year of Starting
|1998 with AICTE Approval- with an intake of 60 students
|NBA accredited for three years in 2007 and two years in 2012
|The department has grown steadily and today it has 10 highly dedicated faculty and 120 students.
Established in the year 1998, the department of instrumentation and control engineering, today has more than 120 students. The department is accredited by the National board of accreditation and is backed by highly qualified faculty and supporting staff. The department has an excellent academic record and has produced 9 university Gold medals both under Madras university and Anna University. Has also produced a total of 84 university ranks including the gold medals .The department has bagged the FIRST RANK among the colleges offering ICE course in Tamilnadu based on the results of the examination held from 2008 onwards and thereafter.
The department is equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities and has well equipped laboratories in the related fields. The department places strong emphasis on fundamentals and allows the students to handle sophisticated equipment like DCS. PLC , closed loop control for flow, level, temperature processes ,non-linear processes using conventional controllers interfaced with computers to have practical training on industrial standards. The use of computer software such as MATLAB, P-SPICE, LABVIEW are taught to the students, which enable them to do in-house Projects in their final year and prepare them for higher studies. The department has an excellent industry – institution through MoU which enables the students to take up value added courses like training in Yokogawa DCS and PLC, Real time applications of LabView, Matlab based control system design, Yashkawa robotics and so on. Our students are actively associated with industries through various real time projects, in-plant trainings and a host of industrial visits with leading industries like CPCL, Tamil Nadu Cements, AIR,NLC, Ennore thermal power station, Salem steel plant, IGCAR in Kalpakkam, Seshasayee paper mills in Erode and Aavin milk production units in Chennai . A well-established departmental library enriches the learning experience. The autonomous curriculum 2020 enables the students industry ready and students are prepared to meet the requirements of the IT sector and core automation sector. Through gate examinations our students are working as scientists in BARC, NTPC and ONGC. The Placement record of the department is excelling and is towering to almost 90% every year, with students getting placed in core companies with the highest salary of 8.5 Lakhs.