Salem College of Engineering and Technology was established in 2009 and it is affiliated to Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore. The college is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). It is one of the foremost multi professional institutions is an acknowledged guiding star in professional and career-oriented education. It provides an integral and interdisciplinary education - an inimitable intersection between proposition and practice, zeal and rationale. The college is one of the most sought after engineering institutions in Tamil Nadu apparent for its highly competent and knowledgeable faculty, excellent infrastructure amenities for curricular and co-curricular activities, sports and recreation facilities. They offer program of academic excellence reflecting the high quality of the faculty and the students, the depth and breadth of curriculum and co-curriculum emphasizing personal growth and development, the enhanced facilities, learning resources and the continuing assessment of the learning process are also thought of. They have pursued the global standards of excellence in all their endeavors namely teaching, research, and consultancy and continuing education and to remain accountable in their core and support functions, through processes of self-evaluation and continuous improvement. The training and Placement Cell of the college takes an essential responsibility and is a key unit of the institute. The Training and Placement Cell of the institute is provided by an expert faculty team on areas like communication skills, Aptitude Skills and Interview Skills and focuses on providing the student's chances to enchance their career and eases the ways to ascertain the right job. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Salem College of Engineering and Technology in its various department. The college provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Cafeteria, Computer centre, Class rooms, Language laboratory, Transport, Hostel accomodation.
The college offers undergradute course in Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.