SVCE was inaugurated on 19th august 1985 and is governed by Dr.A.C.Muthiah, a renowned engineer, industrialist and philanthropist. The college is in a 95-acre lush green Campus and houses architecturally exquisite buildings with ample infrastructure. The college offers programmes in Engineering and technology leading to undergraduate Degree in the disciplines Automobile, Biotech, Chemical, Civil, CSc, ECE, EEE, IT, Marine, and Mechanical Engineering. Moreover, it offers post-graduate Degrees in Biotechnology, Communication System, Computer Applications, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer-Aided Design, Power Electronics and Drives, Computer and Communications, Applied Electronics and Internal Combustion Engineering. Furthermore, it offers research programmes in the departments of Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics, CSc, ECE, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Humanities, and Mechanical Engineering.