University College of Engineering, Anna University (Ariyalur Campus) was established as per Govt Order: Ms. No 396 Higher Education(J-2) Department dated 26.09.2008 with the aim to provide quality technical education to the people in backward area of Ariyalur District. The institution is located at Vilangudi (Trichy - Chidambaram NH81) 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, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering with an intake of 60 students in each branch. 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.