Kalasalingam University is located in Krishnankoil near Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. The campus is close to the ancient temple town of Srivilliputhur. The tower of the Srivilliputhur temple is used in the emblem of the Government of Tamil Nadu.Kalasalingam University (formerly Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering) was established in the year 1984 by the Kalasalingam Anandam Ammal Charities. "Kalvivallal" Thiru T. Kalasalingam, veteran freedom fighter, is the founder chairman. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi granted university status. Institutions declared under this section are deemed to be universities. Kalasalingam University is member of ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu, an Initiative of Govt of India, Govt of Tamil Nadu and CII, An IS0 9001 - 2008 Certified Organisation.
Itâ€™s a UGC recognized, 30 year old NAAC accredited, spacious, eco-friendly Institution with plenty of flora and fauna around. On weekends, when the campus is free from children, it is a lovely sight to see the visitors from the Western Ghatsâ€”visitors like the Peacocks, the Peahens, batches of Deer, Bison, Wild Boars, Hedgehogs, to name a few. The presence of a sizable number of International community on campus helps prevail a multicultural atmosphere. The University has entered into an MOU with a good number of overseas Universities primarily for academic interaction and student exchange programmes.
Constructed on a vast expanse of land, the University functions on multi-storied structures that go up to nine-floors for hostels and six floors for classrooms with lifts and power-backup facilities. It is a Wi-Fi-enabled campus and the campus community enjoys this facility uninterruptedly. The classrooms are spacious with wide corridors and ample toiletries. Copious supply of mineral water from the Universityâ€™s own Mineral Water Plant, in all floors is a specialty. In addition to this, there is also a Water Re-cycling Plant. The University is enjoying some exciting funded projects from the Government and also some lucrative Project facilities established by the Private sectors like IBM, Nortel, CISCO and Sun. Another strength of the University is the establishment of the TIFAC Core in Network Engineering and n-CARDMATH. The University has also set up well-equipped laboratories in every branch of learning.