Bharathiyar College of Engineering and Technology (BCET), Karaikal, U.T. of Puducherry was set up in 1997 to offer programs in the field of engineering education in the country. The college is the epitome of the vision of its founder Shri. M.K. Rajagopalan. The college is affiliated to Pondicherry University (A Central University), and approved by AICTE. The campus is located in Thiruvettakudy village, 10 km away from Karaikal town.
The college is housed in a sprawling 25 acre complex with the state of the art infrastructure facilities. The library of the college has a reading ambiance with a stock of over 34,000 books and subscription to more than 370 journals. The various laboratories in the college are equipped with the required facilities in terms of equipments, machineries, gadgets and work space and updated in accordance with the syllabi prescribed by the Pondicherry University. The college has well furnished class rooms, seminar halls, auditorium, sports & games ground, an indoor games hall and a hygienic canteen.
The college has a committed Principal and dedicated faculty with an urge to mould students as products desired by the industry and society. The college imparts technical education through a careful blend of academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities all of which are aimed at wholesome personality development of students. The national level student’s symposium is a regular annual event organized by all the departments in the college. In addition conferences, seminars, workshops and industrial tour are organized for the benefit of staff and students.
Bharathiyar College of Engineering and Technology is a premier engineering institution under the Shri Balaji Educational and Charitable Public Trust. The college is the brain child of the great visionary, educationist and innovative entrepreneur Shri M.K. Rajagopalan. His pioneering venture in the Union Territory of Puducherry is Bharathiyar College of Engineering and Technology (BCET). BCET is the first self-financing engineering college in the state established in 1997 to impart need based and industry oriented technical education. His passion to impart quality education and nurture the next generation has resulted in thousands of engineers and doctors graduating from the engineering and medical institutions of the Trust and paved way for the economic and social transformation of the society. ‘Health for All’ is the motto of the government. The chain of medical education institutions and the coverage of services of the trust speak volumes about the role of this charity trust in health care. With the blessings of the Almighty the Trust has diversified its activities in the sphere of education, health and employment towards empowering people of the country in today’s global setting.His passion to impart quality education and nurture the next generation has resulted in thousands of engineers and doctors graduating from the engineering and medical institutions of the Trust and paved way for the economic and social transformation of the society.
Prof. T. Michael N. Kumar has put in more than 41 years experience both industry and academic. He has acquired his all academic qualifications from the institutes of repute and national value. His sincerity and love to serve for the student community has given him wide popularity, name and fame. He is best known for his high caliber in the academic arena and its management. He has published good number of research papers, articles and project reports to his credit. He is well experienced as a Dean (Academics Affairs), Director, Registrar, Controller of Examination etc.. The Institute of Engineers (Coimbatore chapter) identified him as an Outstanding Corporate Fellow in the year 2006. He is an expert in ABET, NAAC and NBA accreditation.
He is also the first Principal of this institution.