The college was established under the ‘Engineering College (Karaikal) Society (Reg. No. 780 OF 2007 / 23.07.2007)’, registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860. The PKIET was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Thiru N. Rangasamy on 15.11.2007 and start functioning from the academic year 2007-08.
College Logo: Our motto is Excellence through Technology. The College Emblem comprises of : symbol representing the UT of Puducherry, the Atomic structure represents Basic Sciences, the Computer represents the world of Information Technology, the Gear Wheel represents Basic Engineering concepts and the Tower represents the arena of Communication Technology.