The Institute is founded and promoted by the Annamalaiyar Educational and Charitable Trust,Karaikudi. The main objective of the Trust is to promote education and to liquidate ignorance and illiteracy and to impart scientific and technical knowledge among the people of the country and in particular, the Southern India.The Trust envisions establishing a quality engineering institution, with 'A' class facilities. Besides,the Trust has a genuine concern for the development of the needy and underprivileged community, especially in the this rural area of the South Tamil Nadu.