Open and Distance Learning Programmes
Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education (KARE) formerly Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering was established in 1984 by the pioneering Kalasalingam Anandam Ammal Charities, has been re-accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade with a CGPA of 3.11 in 2015. In the recently announced NIRF Rankings 2021, KARE is ranked 50th under the University category, 56th under the Engineering and 74th under the overall category. Six Engineering programmes have been accredited by NBA under Tier-1. 11 Engineering Departments have been Accredited by ABET. The Institution continues to do indefatigable work in offering its services to various Government and Non-Government research projects. It has received DST funding to establish the National Centre for Advanced Research in Discrete Mathematics. KARE has established a state-of-the-art Research Centre named after Nobel laureate Sir C.V. Raman, which is equipped with high end instruments for advanced research in material sciences and life sciences. It has now extended its reach beyond the campus, by offering Degree and PG Programmes through the Online Learning (OL) and Open & Distance Learning (ODL) modes.
A warm welcome to Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education. The thousands of students who study on-campus, have a whopping list of programmes from Engineering, Architecture, Arts, Sciences, Business Management and Commerce. These programmes are offered at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels. It is not at all an exaggeration to say that our forte is research. We have an exclusive Centre for Research, which we call International Research Centre; it is equipped with sophisticated machinery and material. Hundreds of full-time scholars are actively involved in research; I wish to humbly state that only a committed institution can offer such a facility. We are happy to offer the same programmes, in an Online and Distance Education mode, to those who wish to study while working. . We trust that all your career dreams and aspirations will be fulfilled here.
There is indeed exhilaration in bringing to fruition, a much-cherished dream, I consider this as a great summa laude for my team here. In this world of darkness, education is the lantern to our feet, which guides as we wade our path. Nearly four decades ago, the founder of the Kalasalingam Group, “Kalvivallal” Sri .T. Kalasalingam visioned that quality education for all will be the fitting service to the upcoming generations. We are following his legacy and are in service of this noble cause. Towards this end, we are now offering a few Degree programs in the Online as well as Open and Distance Learning mode. At the finale, I remind you all first two lines from my favourite poem Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore. “Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high; Where knowledge is free”
Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education (KARE) is rendering yeomen service for almost four decades in the serene rural environs of the State of Tamilnadu. In this endearing journey the University has scaled difficult terrains and carved a niche position for itself in the higher education horizon of the country. Armed with State-of-the-art infrastructure, highly learned teachers and proactive management KARE is the best destination for young minds aspiring to graduate in multifarious domains of higher education. With the new offerings through the Online and Distance Education mode, we aim to expand our reach to all those young minds who aspire to study for a higher Degree, while working. This approach to learning offers a lot of flexibility to learn at your own pace and convenience. I can assure you that you will have access to the same world-class learning and teaching resources enjoyed by the students who study on-campus.
Kalasalingam Academy of Research Education (KARE) has, over the years, established itself as a leading provider of quality education. We at KARE now take pride in offering 13 different degree programs in Open Distance Learning (ODL) and Online Learning (OL) modes. This will immensely help those aspirants who cannot study the regular programs on our campus, due to their personal constraints, but aspire to undertake formal education at the UG and PG level. These programs, offered through ODL and OL modes, will be on par with the ones offered on our campus, in terms of curricula and rigour. There will be a lot of interaction with the peer group as well as with the faculty. Further, each student will have the guidance of an Academic Mentor for the entire duration of the program. They would also benefit from the large number of premier organizations who recruit students from KARE. I can confidently assure a learning experience par excellence.