Located in the southern part of Tamil Nadu, on the panoramic foothills of the Western Ghats, rich with flora and fauna, Kalasalingam University built on a 400 acre spacious campus, has been doing yeomen service to the students of India drawn from almost all the states. The University has been in existence for the past 33 years, Firstly as Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering started by kalvi vallal t.kalasalingam before it became a university in 2006 under section 3 of UGC Act 1956.
The University offers not only all the major Engineering subjects In its undergraduate 22 and 37 postgraduate programmes but also Architecture, Agriculture,Horticulture, Management,Viscom, Commerce, Science ,social work & Humanities
There is a plethora of programmes to choose for the aspirants. The University takes all possible efforts to mould the children under its care into employable and socially responsible citizens. According to the Ministry of Human Resource Development report, Kalasalingam University is Ranked No. 52 among all the 795 universities and colleges in the country .
Kalasalingam University is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with its Highest grade “A” Grade. KLU is not just into providing education to the less privileged students by they are also the first University not just in the country but in Asia to offer a programme for differently abled students i.e., a full -fledged B.Tech programme for speech and hearing impaired students. The university through this programme delivers equal educational standards and opportunities to speech and hearing impaired students.
Through its speech and Hearing impaired program – SHIP the University delivers equal educational standards and opportunities to speech and hearing impaired students. These students can now select any one of the 4 different course available. These students can now select any one of the 4 different course available. These course are civil engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering . The University also started its grounds against discrimination and empowers these students to learn through the same means as regular students and be a part of the same assessment process as any regular student.
Curriculum and Freedom on choice.
Kalasalingam University allows its students to design up to forty percent of their course curriculum based on aptitude and individual interest although the University has regulated course structures. This ability to choose the way they are taught they are given, but also make the most of what they are presented with such and inclusive approach to education. In comparison to a more traditional approach also help the student keep stress at bay, concentrate better learn well and hence excel.
The University also grants one credit marks that encourages B. Tech students to acquire certification through a M00Cs (Massive open online courses). On successful completion of such courses, they are rewarded with equivalent credits from the university.
Apart from the Bachelor’s degree programs, the University also offers a five year Bachelor’s degree in architecture student admission for the five year course is based on their NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture ) scores .
Along with the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes, the university also offers pre-doctoral research programs in science, maths, chemistry & biotechnology university’s two-year full time post graduate program in science has class room training in mathematics, physics, chemistry , computer technology , psychology, and microbial technology as parts of its curriculum. Postgraduate degree in microbial technology is a popular and in-demand course offered by the University . It trans students in different vertical of microbial technologies and modern biological sciences.
A group of energetic , enthusiastic and educated academicians are part of the faculty team in Kalasalingam University . These faculty members deliver a wholesome and inspiring education experience to the students Kalasalingam university ‘s adaptable academic system is seamlessly integrated with aptitude and personality development courses to help slow and fast leaners alike. The system also has Non CGPA courses, faculty advisory system choice based credit system summer and winter term courses foreign languages training and capabilities for BEC, GRE, GATE, IELTS, and TOEFEL training. Popular international certification specializing in skills such as Oracle, IBM-DB2, IBM-RAD, CISCO, etc . are also available.
Kalasalingam University also has a proven track record of campus placements for its student’s over the year, some placed even before concluding their final semesters, owing to its dedicated placement training program, the students are enabled to be employable along with their regular curriculum. A good number of IT companies and Core industries visit the University for their Campus Recruitment drive and pick and choose hundreds of students in their final year
Programmes. In 206-17 alone 1503 students have been selected Major companies like WIPRO, TCS, Madras cements, Sutherland, L &T, IVRCL Infrastructure, Birla soft, Glaxo prefer the Kalasalingam students because they find that these students are well-rounded with a good dose of positive attitudes, terribly proactive and are rich with wholesome personality traits. The Chancellor of the University, Dr. K. Sridharan has given the faculty ample freedom to mould the University students not only to be employable but also to have the right and tough mental make up to face any challenge in the course of their career and life.
University’s Focus on IT Security
Cyber security has been a hot topic for well over a decade now . Cyber security threats have evolve faster and in the most unanticipated way. Besides awareness, students must also possess the ability to use the right tools and precautions to keep cyber-threats at bay. To facilitate this and to acknowledge its social responsibility in helping the cyber community, Kalasalingam University has launched the National Cyber Defence Researh Centre (NCDRC) with the aim of building solutions to prevent cybercrimes.
The National cyber safety and Security Standards (NCSSS) and its team, Which works on cyber forensics, control this centre. NCDRC, works towards arming the students with practical experience in computer systems, network operations and information protection. The centre encourages the students, faculty and research scholars alike to actively participate in network security research development activities. The centre trains undergraduate students in cyber security software such as Win Hex, Encase, Ultimate Forensics Tools, et c.
The Students to conduct lab projects and internships also use NCDRC’s lab. Students who opt for full-time internships at NCRDC are allowed to make use of the hardware and software for research purposes. Current researches by students include security technologies for the modern utility, network security, cryptography, etc. The research centre will launch a two-year M.Tech program in cyber security in 2016. The program will focus in utilizing the lab for security research and will train students in information technology security, networks, programs and data from unintended or unauthorized users, etc.
Kalasalingam University with its modest beginnings has still catapulted itself to a position of envy amongst its competition. A pioneer in introducing several innovative teaching methodologies Kalasalingam University manages to remain steadfastly focused on providing an engaging and rewarding learning experience to the underprivileged students, with unparalleled scholarship programs, commendable infrastructure and research facilities and world-class faculty, Kalasalingam University is among those in India, which is not only meeting global standards but also striving to set the bars high for even the premier institutes in the world.
The University is so unique in getting funded projects like n-CARDMATH (National Centre for Advanced Research in Discrete Mathematics) and TIFAC CORE (Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment council) in Networking Engineering Kalasalingam University is the first university to get n-CARDMATH . There are various Government funded projects and cutting edge project facilities established by corporate such as IBM, Nortel, CISCO sun Microsystems . Tyco Electronics, Fluke Networks, Bluetronics, NI Instruments etc.
Raman Krishnan international research centers and research centers in each department induce the students and professors to do more funded projects so fr 27 and students patent right projects 27 like theft cd in cinema, train fire accident prevention , thyroid instrument etc and two limca records like nano cure medicines fr sugar patients etc s, director dr s.sasi anand said .
The language lab equipped with over 70 computers helps the students to enhance their communication skills. The lab module in an essential constituent of the regular B. Tech syllabus.
There is a spectacular air conditioned library on campus with thousands of precious volumes and hundreds of reputed journals. Online journals are also available.addition to library and book bank in each department . Even though the university is located in a rural atmosphere, the resources available here are mind, boggling. It is a Wi-Fi campus, where students, both the day-scholars and the hostellers can hook to the Internet round the clock for their academic activities.
The University is quite conscious of the advancements made in the field of science and technology and accordingly the curriculum and syllabi of the various programmes are being updated whenever there is a need in order to keep abreast with the industry.
University selected as six rank in world level green campus by Indonesia university .
Commenting on the importance of research facilities, University Vice Chancellor, Dr. S. saravana sankar says “Hands on learning is the best way to keep the students interested and spur their tendency to innovation, this has been my personal experience”
Kalasalingam University with its modest beginnings has still catapulted itself to a position of envy amongst its competition. A pioneer in introducing several innovative teaching methodologies Kalasalingam University manages to remain steadfastly focused on providing an engaging and rewarding learning experience to the underprivileged students. With unparalleled scholarship programs, commendable infrastructure and research facilities and world-class faculty, Kalasalingam University is among those in India, which is not only meeting global standards, but also striving to set the bars high for even the premier institutes in the world, Dr.S.Shasi Anand , Director of this university boldly said .
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