Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, a premier institution established in 1958 by the philanthropist Late Sri.Karumuttu Thiagarajar and nurtured by Late Sri.M.S.Chockalingam has been the successful leader in Technical Education for six decades. This institution celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1986 in the presence of His Excellency Sri.R.Venkataraman, the then Vice-President of India and in 2009 the 50 years of its commendable services were celebrated as Golden Jubilee with the iconic personality His Excellency Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, the former President of India as the Chief Guest
The institution is located in a serene environment and equipped with the-state-of-the-art infrastructure and highly qualified and dedicated faculty. It offers a congenial learning atmosphere with the most modern teaching aids, smart classrooms, internet connectivity, Wi-Fi and modern computers with latest configurations to make learning enjoyable. The CNC Lab, PLC Lab, Cloud Computing Lab, e-Yantra Robotics Lab, Engg. Graphics Lab and Language Learning Centre are some of the notable laboratories established in the institution.
The institution has strong linkages with international institutions under highly esteemed projects like Canada-India Institutional Co-operation Project and the Scheme of AICTE-UKIERI Collaboration for Developing Community Colleges under NSQF.