PGP College of Engineering and Technology (PGPCET), founded in 1999, offer undergraduate engineering programs and postgraduate programs and management programs. The visionary Dr.Palani G.Periasamy established the institute under the auspices of the PGP Educational and Welfare Society. It is one of the oldest engineering colleges in the District.
It is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and approved by All India Council for Technical Education. The institute provides lectures by in-house and visiting faculty, guest lectures, discussions, seminars, term papers, industry visits and field work. The institute is attached to corporate world for training the students under actual working environment. Students undergo rigorous practical and theoretical training sessions. That is why PGPCET’ian is readily accepted by the industry.
The PGPCET was founded by Dr.Palani G.Periasamy, an NRI and Educationist turned entrepreneur, as a token of love and concern for the economic and intellectual growth of the youth of his native place. The establishment of the college fulfill his long cherished desire of providing access to high quality technical education to the aspiring youths of this area.