The Chettinad College of Engineering and Technology is promoted by the Rani Meyyammai Achi of Chettinad Charitable Trust. The promoters of the college have over 90 years of experience in education. The sponsoring trust comprises of eminent personalities who have excelled as leaders in the field of education. With over 90 years of experience in education, especially technical education, the Rani Meyyammai Achi of Chettinad Charitable Trust has been imparting quality technical education at an affordable price to the students in the rural areas.

The college, located in the district of Karur in Tamil Nadu was started in the year 2007. It is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and is affiliated to the Anna University, Chennai. For over a decade, the college has been committed to delivering quality technical education to the student community. Considered to be one of the top engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu, it has excellent infrastructure which provides growth opportunities for students to excel in their respective disciplines in the fields of engineering, technology and management. The college works towards moulding students into all-rounders with good interpersonal skills and effective soft skills to make them confident to embrace challenges of the future.