Anna University Trichirappalli, Ariyalur Campus was established as per Govt Order: Ms. No 396 Higher Education(J-2) Department dated26.09.2008 with the aim to provide quality technical education to the people in backward area of Ariyalur District. It has been renamed as Anna University of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Ariyalur Campus based on the Government of Tamilnadu vide Letter No. 3334/J2/2009-2 Dated 24.02.2009. The institution is located at Kavanoor village, 20 Kms away from Ariyalur Town and the College is spread over 24.39 acres.
The campus was started during the academic year 2008-2009 to offer B.E degree courses in the branch of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and communication Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering with an intake of 60 students in each branch. During January, 2009 B.E part time course in the Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Electrical and Electrical Engineering was started with an intake of 60 in each department. Also during academic year 2009-2010 an additional course in B.E Electrical and Electronics Engineering was started with intake of 60. In the academic year 2010-2011, B.E courses in Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering with medium of instruction in Tamil was started.
After merging, the College is functioning in the name of University College of Engineering Ariyalur, Anna University, Chennai from 1.8.2012. Currently UCEA is offering B.E degree course in five different branches with the student strength of 947 (Boys- 622, Girls - 325)
Inorder to support the acedamic work, UCEA have installed High Tension Electrical connection with 2 * 500 KVA transformer and one 250 KVA Genset.
UCEA has one academic block with 20 Lecture Hall and 18 laboratories.It has been Equipped with 10 seperate laboratories shed apart from Acedamic block. The construction of new academic, administration and laboratories are essential to provide quality education to the students. The College campus is enabled with 50mps Wi-Fi connectivity. The NSS, YRC, and RRC activities have been started and offering the value based education to the students.
Conferences and workshops at national level and guest lecturers have been organized in different Departments of UCEA to strengthen the student’s knowledge in recent advances in Engg.
UCEA has boy’s hostel for accommodating 200 students and girl’s hostel for accommodating 250 students. Hence construction of hostel for boys & girls are required to provide suitable atmosphere for comfortable stay and study.
Ample facilities are provided to play all the major games. Under the able guidance of specialized coaches for all the games the players are given exposure to tournaments at various levels like state level, national level and All India inter university Level Competitions. Our players won the Bronze medal at All India inter university fencing Competitions during year 2010- 2011.
The improvement of play grounds will provide a better opportunity for the students to participate at various levels.
The college is functioning with the qualified faculties under various categories as listed below