Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher Education

Hello friends i am rahul student of Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher Education B.TECH 4th year student and i am here for giving you information about this University.

About University :

Kalasalingam University, formerly known as Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering (AKCE) was started in a humble way, by Kalasalingam and Anandam Ammal Charities in 1984. “Kalvivallal” Thiru T. Kalasalingam, a veteran freedom fighter, is the founder Chairman of the College and now is the Chancellor of the Kalasalingam University. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi has granted the university status (Under section 3 of UGC act 1956) wide notification No. F.9-2/2002/U.3 dated 20th October 2006 to AKCE. The University is located at the foot hills of the Western Ghats in a rural setting of Virudhunagar District. The founding philosophy of the institute is to “Empower Youth”, for development through technology.

Aim and objectives:

1. To be a world class university
2. Focus research in “3-O” technologies (Bio, Info, Nano)
3. Produce Technical and Management graduates who would be global players

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Year of Establishment :
Admission Procedure :

On the basis of performance in the entrance examination of Kalasalingam University to be conducted at all India level in major cities of India and marks scored in the +2 examination. Merit list will be based on marks scored in +2 (200 out of 300) and marks scored in the entrance examination (100 out of 300).

University Counselling :

The eligible candidates, chosen on the basis of rank, would be called for counseling for final admission. The physical presence of the candidate during the counseling is mandatory.

University Fee Structure : INR 80000 Per year

University Placement :

Infosys TCS
Accenture HCL
Honeywell indialnfoline
sbi life Syntel

These are the list of companies which recruits the number of candidates per year through this university.The student got placed last year is about 630 in different field of engineering and management.

University Facilities :


The Central Library is fully air-conditioned with the seating capacity of 350 and well protected with CCTV and fire extinguishers. Library has 65894 volumes in engineering, technology, science and management. The library subscribes to 637 journals and magazines at national and international level and online journals of IEEE and Science Direct. Library has an audio-video room for students to learn at their own pace. The library has 3320 project reports and 3250 back volumes are available in the reference section. The total area of the central library is 14500 sq.ft. Our central library is automated with MODERNLIB software which is used for acquisition, book transaction, OPAC and administration. All the book transactions are computerized through Bar Code system.


The University has a fleet of 30 buses and two vans to transport students and staff members. The bus terminuses include Krishnankoil, Srivilliputtur, Rajapalayam, Sivakasi, Madurai, Watrap, and College campus. Besides the regular scheduled trips, the facility is extended for occasions like after the college hour Special Coaching Classes, Visit to Local Industries, hospitals, NSS Camps, etc.

Hostels :

Kalasalingam University Hostels provide good and safe facilities of lodging and boarding to cater to the needs of outstation students. The Vice-chancellor is the Ex-Officio Warden of all hostels and he is assisted by Deputy Wardens and Assistant Wardens in the day to day running of the hostels.

The following facilities are provided in the hostels: -


Well-furnished Convenient rooms

Mineral water is supplied in the hostels for drinking purposes

Well-equipped Public Addressing System in all the hostels

Each hostel is provided with a spacious dining hall with adequate and comfortable furniture and kitchen with Steam Cooking facilities

Each hostel is provided with Water-coolers

Uninterrupted supply of water and electricity

Each room in the hostel is supplied with an English daily to improve their reading habits and General Knowledge

Each hostel is provided with recreation halls for Television viewing

Each hostel is provided with a Library with adequate number of magazines, journals, Books related to the preparation of competitive exams like GRE, GATE, etc

Assistant Wardens are available for consultation and guidance for the benefit of the students

A dispensary provides medical aid to the hostellers, manned by two doctors, who attend on alternate days.

Van facilities are available for 24 hours to meet the emergency needs of the hostellers

Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher Education Virudhunagar Address: Kalasalingam University,Anand NagarKrishnankoil - 626 126,Srivilliputtur(Via),Virudhunagar (Dt.),Tamil Nadu,India