Saranathan College of Engineering was established in 1998 by Vidya Seva Ratnam Sri.K. Santhanam as Secretary of the now 123 year - Old National college Council, in 1998. It marks the fulfilment of his long - cherished personal ambition. It is named after the Life - time Principal of National College, a Veteran Educationist and his own Guru. Professor Saranathan
Saranathan College of Engineering is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai / Trichy, and all the academic Programmes offered here have the approval of the All India Council of Technical Education, New Delhi as well as the Government of Tamil Nadu. It offers 4 years B.E course in Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & B.Tech in Information Technology.