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Genesis

  • Started as Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering in 1984 by Kalasalingam and Anandam Ammal Charities.
  • UGC Approval under section 2(f) and 12(b).
  • Accredited by National Board of Accreditation.
  • Located in the most backward rural area providing technical knowledge to the downtrodden people as pointed out by our Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
  • Received Deemed to be University status in October 2006 and Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education (KARE) started functioning from the academic year 2007-08.
  • Research H index of University is 39 in 2016.
  • Ranked at 6th at National level on World University Green Matric Ranking-2015 by University of Indonesia .

 

Uniqueness of Kalasalingam University

Kalasalingam University is unique in diverse respects. It is built with a mission, the mission to reach out to the unfortunate children of the Virudhunagar District firstly and the nation secondly. Having been created on the panoramic foothills of the Western Ghats, the University houses in itself all that is essential for moulding the young children entrusted to her care into technically sound engineers and managers.

Positionality

It’s a UGC recognized, 30 year old NAAC accredited, spacious, eco-friendly Institution with plenty of flora and fauna around. On weekends, when the campus is free from children, it is a lovely sight to see the visitors from the Western Ghats—visitors like the Peacocks, the Peahens, batches of Deer, Bison, Wild Boars, Hedgehogs, to name a few. The presence of a sizable number of International community on campus helps prevail a multicultural atmosphere. The University has entered into an MOU with a good number of overseas Universities primarily for academic interaction and student exchange programmes.

Infrastructures

Constructed on a vast expanse of land, the University functions on multi-storied structures that go up to nine-floors for hostels and six floors for classrooms with lifts and power-backup facilities. It is a Wi-Fi-enabled campus and the campus community enjoys this facility uninterruptedly. The classrooms are spacious with wide corridors and ample toiletries. Copious supply of mineral water from the University’s own Mineral Water Plant, in all floors is a specialty. In addition to this, there is also a Water Re-cycling Plant. The University is enjoying some exciting funded projects from the Government and also some lucrative Project facilities established by the Private sectors like IBM, Nortel, CISCO and Sun. Another strength of the University is the establishment of the TIFAC Core in Network Engineering and n-CARDMATH. The University has also set up well-equipped laboratories in every branch of learning.

In order to hone up the communication competencies of the students, the University has established a Language Lab with 70 systems. The lab component is introduced into the regular curriculum of the BTech syllabus and the children make use of it to improve their LSRW skills.

The university has a centralized fully air-conditioned Library with thousands of volumes of both text books and journals and e-learning facilities and a video-conferencing hall.

Academic Strength

The University is proud to have a good number of dedicated and qualified faculty who are always ready to walk a second mile to make the teaching-learning exercise a richly rewarding one. Student friendly monitoring mechanism. Other highlights of the academic strength are flexible academic system integrated with skill development courses for slow and fast leaners, choice-based credit system, non-CGPA courses, space for summer term and winter term courses, faculty advisory system, space for BEC, GRE, GATE, IELTS, TOEFEL and foreign languages like German, French, Korean and Romanian.

Facilities are galore for the willing children to excel in International Certification for Technical Courses like Oracle, IBM-DB2, IBM-RAD, CISCO, etc.

A full semester project for the final year BTech students and industrial visits and in-plant training are some of the other facilities available to the students.

A separate block housing International Research Centre with facilities for research in diverse areas, which include Nano Technology, Bio Technology, Composite Material, has been recently established

Industry sponsored labs (IBM, Cisco, Nortel, Intel, Fluke, Tyco Electronics, Texas, National Instruments, Ford Motors and TAFE)

Campus Placement

A large number of our students get placed even before they go to their final semester. Placement training is an on-going programme and the children get it routinely as they pursue their regular courses. Special efforts are being taken by the University to enable our children employable. Communication Skills and Soft Skills of the children are adequately taken care of. Popular MNCs make it a point to visit our campus every year to recruit a large number of our children. A separate department is taking care of the placement activities.

Facilities

Union Bank of India has a branch on campus with two ATM’s that cater to the financial need of the campus community. Hassle-free educational loan facilities are offered to the students both by this bank and also by the Canara Bank.

A round the clock Health Centre with adequate drugs and also male and female medical personnel and a ready-ambulance are available on-campus.

Multi-cuisine food courts and mobile canteen vents are also available on campus.

Post office, Photocopying Centres, Beauty Parlours separate for men and women, departmental stores, courier service points, public telephone booths, tailoring units, readymade shops are some of the essential facilities available on campus.

A good number of buses are pressed into service to different towns and cities in and around Srivilliputtur; the locations covered at present are Watrap, Tirumangalam, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Aruppukottai, Sivakasi, Satur, Rajapalayam, and Sankarankoil.

Hostels

Multi-storied separate hostels with plenty of facilities that include lifts and power back-up generators provide housing to the thousands of our children. Hostels also have gym and indoor game facilities.

Sports and Games

There is space on campus for every important sport and game; children make use of it whenever they are free. There is also an indoor stadium, where facilities are galore for games like Shuttle, Carom, Chess and Table Tennis. Also there is a Gym in the indoor stadium. The University has spent a whopping sum to create a Swimming Pool and the campus community makes use of it with joy.