Established in 1952 by a leading educationist of the time, RM. Alagappa Chettiar, ACCET is today truly an asset for engineering education in the State just for its results and campus infrastructure.The college, spread over 240 acres, was handed over to the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1966 by Alagappa Chettiar Educational Trust, and it is now one among the six government engineering colleges in the State. Approved by the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and graded by the National Board of Accreditation