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A Unit of Kalasalingam and Anandam Ammal Charities

Arulmigu Kalasalingam Polytechnic College, which is glittering like a beacon light in the rural area at Krishnankoil of Srivilliputtur Taluk,Virudhunagar District, is a dream come true of the Philanthropist Sri. T. Kalasalingam, B.Com., our founder and Chairman, who has rightly been honoured as "Kalvivallal". The Polytechnic College is a unit of Kalasalingam and Anandam Ammal Charities, Chennai and it was established in the year 1983.

The Institution was approved by the State Board of Technical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu in the academic year 1983-1984 and the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi in the academic year 1993-1994. The Institution admits 420 students every year in various Engineering Diploma courses namely Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Information Technology.

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Chairman's Desk

"Welcome to Arulmigu Kalasalingam Polytechnic College. AKPTC is an exciting place for you to come, learn your choice of programs and develop in the way you want to. Facilities are galore here; departments are housed with highly qualified faculty and labs and workshops are installed with up-to-date machinery taking the institution-industry in mind. The computerized central library is adequately stacked with latest textbooks on the existing subjects and also emerging areas; Our student hostels are also comfortable places for you to come and stay and pursue your program. Every care has been taken to make your study-program a richly rewarding one."

Thiru T. Kalasalingam,
Founder & Chairman

Land & Buildings

The Polytechnic is located in a specious area of more than 200 acres at Krishnankoil which is very near to Srivilliputtur. The entire area enjoys a good climate which contributes to the health environments required for an academic Institution.

It started functioning in the year 1983 as fully fledged Institution with necessary facilities like Buildings, Laboratories, Workshops, Machineries, Library, Play-ground, & Canteen



There are at present 12000 volumes of useful books and 30 national and international journals. The following regulations are strictly followed in the library.

  • 1. Absolute silence and discipline must be maintained in the library.
  • 2. Two borrowers' tickets are issued to students on which books can be taken on loan.
  • 3. A student can retain the book for 15 days. If the due date falls on a holiday he should return it on the next working day.
  • 4. The librarian can recall the books at any time without giving reason.
  • 5. If a student does not return the book on due date, a fine of Rs.5 per working day will be levied.
  • 6. Marking underlining, annotating, scribbling and tearing of pages are prohibited.
  • 7. No student shall sub-lend the book taken from the library.
  • 8. If a book is lost or damaged by a student, it shall be replaced with a copy of the latest edition.
  • 9. Special care should be taken for the safe custody of barrowers tickets till it is handed over to the library at the end of the year.
  • 10. If a borrower's ticket is lost, the fact, should be immediately reported the librarian. A duplicate borrower's ticket will be issued to him on payment Rs.15. The student shall continue to be held responsible for any loss that library may suffer through this lost card.
  • 11. The library will be kept open on all the working days from 8.30 am to 6.00.p.m with lunch break from 2.00p.m to 2.30p.m. The librarian is empowered to send out any student who misbehaves in the library. All serious matters will be brought to the notice of the Principal promptly by the librarian.

Book Bank For SC & ST Students

Book bank facility is available for SC/ST students. As many as 500 volumes are available in the book bank. The book bank is functioning on the following lines.

  • 1. 12 books will be issued of each SC/ST students
  • 2. The books can be used for one full semester
  • 3. Books should not be lent to other students.


Eligible SC/ST, M.B.C., D.N.C. and BC students can get State Government Scholarships, Students should have secured a minimum of 90% attendance of become eligible for Scholarships



Our Polytechnic College has a fleet of 17 buses and two vans to transport students and staff members. The bus terminuses include Krishnakoil, Srivilliputtur, Rajapalayam, Sivakasi, Virudhunagar, Madurai, and Watrap Besides the regular scheduled trips, the facility is extended for occasions like Special Coaching Classes( after College working hours ), Visits to local Industries, NSS Camps etc.



A sprawling auditorium with a capacity to seat around 1000 members is located in the campus. It is named Dr.K.S. Krishnan auditorium after the renowned scientist from this area. All Department and College level functions are held in this auditorium.



Play grounds for almost all outdoor games and indoor games in the campus.. A well built Indoor stadium is also available with wooden floorings and many rooms for athletes and participating teams .A fully equipped gymnasium is provided for the students for improving their physical fitness. Our Physical Director is training the students daily in their games of interest. Talents are spotted, groomed and taken to Inter Polytechnic College tournaments.


Bank Facilities in the Campus

  • The University has built a bank-building near the main entrance of the University and leased it to the Union Bank of India, a nationalized bank.
  • It is elevated to a core branch now.
  • The services of the bank include offering educational loan to the needy students, gold loan, personal loan and housing loan to the campus community.
  • The bank has set up two ATMS; one on the bank building and the other centrally located in the campus.

Working Hours of the Union Bank of India

  • Monday to Friday  – 10.00hrs  to 14.00hrs
  • Saturday              – 10.00hrs  to 12.00hrs


  • In order to cater to the diverse tastes of the multicultural students and staff, the University has built a big canteen and outsourced it to a contractor.
  • It is a multi-cuisine vegetarian canteen and it functions from morning till evening.
  • The price of the snacks and other food items like the meals are controlled by the University authorities.
  • A minimum of 200 people can sit and eat in the canteen. In the tea-breaks of the University, the canteenwalahs transport the eatables and tea/coffee to the various blocks of the University and serve the student community, in other words, there are mobile canteens as well in the University.
  • Besides this central canteen, there are also a few other smaller canteens, where fresh fruit juices and bakery items are served to the campus community, all at controlled prices. In addition to these, there is also a North Indian Canteen that serves exclusively North Indian menus to the North Indian students.

Post Office

  • There is a post office on campus that handles a massive volume of mails on every working day.
  • The normal postal activities like selling stamps, registration, money orders, speed post service, etc are handled in the post office.
  • There are also a couple of courier service units on campus. Mails and parcels are sent and received by these centres.


In order to schedule our examination system well in advance, we have a separate examination cell with the following cell members.

  • 1. Exam Cell Officer: Mr.S. Kalasalingam, SL/physics.
  • 2. Cell Coordinators: Mr.V. Saravanan, HOD / CT .
  • 3. Mr. P. Kalasalingam, Lecturer / physics.

The cell prepares the tentative time table for the whole academic year and conducts the various monthly and model examinations as per the schedule. It also facilitates the faculty members to prepare the test report and maintains the attendance and performance of the students in an orderly manner.

Professional societies


The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) began with the first meeting of the Association of Principals of Technical Institutions in India was held at Delhi Polytechnic, Delhi on Monday 28th July 1941


IE (I) students' chapter has been effectively functioning in our Polytechnic College since 04.02.2005. The chapter activities are going on with the constant support and encouragement given by the staff members. The following are the office bearers of this chapter


The two NSS units of our Polytechnic College are effectively functioning for the benefit of the society, by way of organizing many cleaning and greening activities and also play a vital role to develop the society in the areas of health, education, basic rights and awareness.


In order to improve the status of our Institution, its faculty members and its students, the CIICP does an important role by way of doing work under nine identified thrust areas such as Strategic Planning and Management Development, Management Information System...


We are conducting the following short-term job oriented skill development training courses through Continuing Education Cell in our Polytechnic premises...

  • AutoCAD
  • Windows & 'C' Programming
  • Computer Installation Servicing + Networks
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