TIFAC-CORE in Network Engineering (TCNE) is established based on MoU signed on 14th January 2002.  The MoU was signed by Dr. C. Thangaraj, Principal, AKCE and Dr. Y. S. Rajan, Executive Director, Mission REACH in the presence  of Dr. M. S. Vijayaragavan, Advisor, O/o PSA to Govt. of India and Mr. K. Sridharan, Secretary, AKCE. This centre is offering consultancy and testing facilities for industries and other user organizations in the field of Network Engineering.  TIFAC-CORE in Network Engineering is undertaking Research & Development activities in the field of Computer Networks, Network Security, Embedded Networking and Power Networks.


To provide impetus to interdisciplinary Education and Research in the area of Network Engineering, turn out quality manpower of international standard, foucs on applications of social relevance and to strive hard for social and economic uplift of the nation by Technology Development, Transfer and Adoption

Aims and Objectives

  • To serve as a nodal center for network technology development and adoption
  • Offer training in all areas of Network Engineering
  • Promote R & D activities having direct applications to industrial sector
  • To be a National Agency for Certification of Network products

This center is recognized as  Cisco Networking Academy, Nortel, IBM and Fluke Networks, Pearson VUE Testing center is also established in this center to enable the students to take international online certification exams of leading software certification authorities.