Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, a premier institution established in 1958 by the philanthropist Late Sri.Karumuttu Thiagarajar and nurtured by Late Sri.M.S.Chockalingam has been the successful leader in Technical Education for six decades. This institution celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1986 in the presence of His Excellency Sri.R.Venkataraman, the then Vice-President of India and in 2009 the 50 years of its commendable services were celebrated as Golden Jubilee with the iconic personality His Excellency Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, the former President of India as the Chief Guest.
The institution is located in a serene environment and equipped with the-state-of-the-art infrastructure and highly qualified and dedicated faculty. It offers a congenial learning atmosphere with the most modern teaching aids, smart classrooms, internet connectivity, Wi-Fi and modern computers with latest configurations to make learning enjoyable. The CNC Lab, PLC Lab, Cloud Computing Lab, e-Yantra Robotics Lab, Engg. Graphics Lab and Language Learning Centre are some of the notable laboratories established in the institution.
The institution has strong linkages with international institutions under highly esteemed projects like Canada-India Institutional Co-operation Project and the Scheme of AICTE-UKIERI Collaboration for Developing Community Colleges under NSQF.
In appreciation of the excellent performances of the institution in all spheres, it has been conferred with significant awards and recognitions, and to mention a few;
Now, the institution marches from excellence to significance towards attaining its vision
"An Internationally Accredited Institution in Technical Education by 2020”.
The success and worthy journey of Thiagarajar Polytechnic College is due to the introduction and implementation of many best innovative educational practices to improve the Teaching Learning Process. The best innovative educational practices endorse the good results of the students and the excellent placements grabbed by them with lucrative pay. The following are the best innovative educational practices being implemented in the institution.