Campus Facilities

General facilities

Academic Infrastructure: Buildings

The infrastructure includes buildings for

Instructional Area
Laboratories
Library
Computer Centre

There is a full-fledged Building construction and maintenance wing headed by 3 site engineers, with 17 numbers of Assistant Engineers, Supervisors and workmen, in all, numbering 20. Their responsibilities include periodical maintenance of the buildings, apart from planning and construction of new buildings or extensions.

Academic Infrastructure: Equipment

The infrastructure includes equipments for

Laboratory equipment
Library books and periodicals
Digital Library Facilities
Hardware & Software in the Computer Centre and other computing facilities
Audio-visual equipment & Educational CDs

All the individual departments have adequate number of LCD projectors and OHPs. These are under regular service contracts and periodical inspection is carried out by suppliers.

Green campus

The College has been awarded the ‘Clean and Green Campus’ by the Rotary Club of Chennapatna for the very clean, green and beautiful campus providing an excellent ambience for learning.
The college has a landscape consultant, garden supervisors, a large number of gardeners and a comprehensive set of garden equipment. The entire campus has landscaping with green grass, ornamental plants, and shady trees making the campus very green and beautiful. The college was adjudged by the Rotary Club of Chennai as the Most Green & Clean Campus in the year 2003. The college is very proud of this green and pollution-free ambience which has been conducive to a good educational ambience.
Extensive water-harvesting activity has been undertaken at various parts of the campus, resulting in very high ground-water levels.
Use of in-organic fertilizers has been dispensed with and organic farming is being adopted for the kitchen gardens in the campus. Recycling of waste water has been undertaken to reuse the water from bathrooms and kitchen cleaning areas for gardening purposes.
The college has an energy park, set up with funding from TEDA, which use solar energy for pumping and some lighting. It is planned to go in for solar water heater for the hostels.

Computing facilities

Centralized Computer Lab with a build up area 400 sq.mts., and more than 250 systems with internet facility of 5 mbps used by all the departments of the college. The department offers excellent training in computer programming using both proprietary and open source software and has excellent lab facilities for multimedia,internet and web programming. The students are permitted to work in the computer lab between 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm in addition to their normal laboratory hours.

Library Resources

Librarian : Mr. Umapathy. N “Study and learn with clarity what is worthy of learning and stand firm by their norms of virtue” - Thirukkural “Books are the keys to wisdom” as per these sayings our college library provides a congenial atmosphere for quite reading. The large number of books, journals and magazines available here provide ample reading material on all subjects with a sophisticated reading room for all intellectual activities. The list of books stored in the database is upgraded regularly. The library has a collection of books covering the areas like Tamil literary books, biographies, spiritual books, motivating text, collection of poems, novels, general knowledge books etc. The students are also permitted to refer various books between 3 pm to 5 pm. Total number of volumes - 12285 Total number of titles - 3952 Journals - 21 Magazines - 20 CDs - 502 The Library consists of 12285 volumes with 4137 titles at present. It reserves rooms for national and international journals and magazines. Of them, 21 are national journals, and 15 are magazines. A sum of Rs. 23.33 Lakhs has been invested towards the library welfare fund.

Transportation

A fleet of buses and a staff van bring the students and staff from Chennai to college and back. These buses operate on the following routes in the city leaving approximately between 6.30 and 7.05 am.

ThirumangalamTollgateManali
TVS LucasStanleyMinjur
SenthilnagarMintPonneri
MadhavaramSharma nagarUthukottai
PuzhalMoolakadaiPeriyapalayam
RedhillsThiruvotriyurArani
Ennore

Hostel

Boys Hostel

The college has comprehensive hostel facilities for the students. Exclusively, three blocks are provided for men, accommodating more than 1000 students.

Girls Hostel

The college has separate hostel for women. Exclusively, three blocks for women, in all accommodating more than 400 students are provided. The girls hostel has Shuttle courts, Table tennis and a shop to facilitate the students. The hostel blocks also have STD facility

Dining and Health Care

A Sound body is essential for a sound mind.
The hostel is annexed with a kitchen, to provide food at protected and hygienic environment along with dining halls, which can accommodate more than 1000 students at a time. Healthy and nutritive food is served. The hostel kitchen has facilities for steam cooking with gas stoves. There are three dining halls covering an area of about 750 sq.m for accommodating large number of students at a time. Physical fitness has been given utmost importance. The college hostel facility is equipped with an air-conditioned gymnasium with a state-of-the-art equipment especially for men. Moreover, the Boys Hostel is annexed with a full-fledged air-conditioned hair grooming centre. A separate gymnasium for women is also annexed with the Girls Hostel. The Girls Hostel has a full-fledged air conditioned Beauty Parlor attached to it. A clinic, with a few beds along with on call Doctor facility for 24 Hours to take care of the health requirements of the hostel students, is also made available.

Hospital

We have a clinic with the full time doctor and a dispensary with two beds.
Also we have two ambulance vans available for service.
A medical shop is kept opened till 9.30 p.m.

Cafeteria

The college canteen provides hygienic and nutritious food at reasonable prices to day scholars. The hostlers are provided snacks in the morning and evening break and also nourishes them with delicious food.