About Our Institution

A.R. Engineering College is one of the institutions of Sri Venkatachalapathy Educational Trust which was started on 1996 at Vadakuchipalayam, Kappiyampuliyur post, Villupuram with the goal to stress the prime values like Integrity, Transparency, Accessibility, Equity, and Quality. The college is affiliated with Anna University of Technology, Chennai. The college has grown considerably under the dynamic leadership of its Vice Chairman Sri.M.Kuberan, Secretary sri.M.Prabhu and Principal Dr.S.Padamalal, spear heading all academic and non academic activities.


To emerge as a ladder for rural students in creating and disseminating knowledge, and providing them a unique learning experience , and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the survival and betterment of mankind and 'lead-role' in grooming the younger generation socially responsible and professionally competent to face the challenges ahead.


  • To achieve higher level technological and professional excellence
  • To impart quality and holistic professional education
  • To train professionals to be entrepreneurs and employment generators
  • To enhance the capabilities of faculty through research and consultancy by providing greater facilities


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  • “Education is the most power full weapon we can use to change the world.”

    A.R.ENGINEERING COLLEGE was established with a mission of taking the technical education standard of this country to the next level. This saga is a celebration of discipline, pride and joy in learning. Faculty enriched with expertise in their areas and Student Community with the intention towards transforming the society for a better tomorrow is the backbone for this family of values.

    Discipline in the campus stands as a finest jewel of its achievements in the past decade and the pace of this achievement is a proven history. The creation of the brand “AREC” is the consistent effort of countless inspiring individuals from last 10 years. As it is always said “MY AIM TO ACHIEVE 100% ATTENDANCE”, the word of success in this campus for many years. Looking forward to join hands towards progress.

    Vice Chairman’s Desk

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  • “A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”

    Dear students,

    It is my warm welcome to all students, to the campus of this great educational institution and best wishes for them. I expect a memorable, meaningful and rewarding tenure for them and emerge as world-class engineers, scientists, architects and great professionals with a human heart. I would urge upon them to prove as good human beings and sincere citizens of this great country, India. Also I would like to thank the parents of our students and every one visiting this institution, to go around the beautiful and sprawling campus of A.R Engineering College and also for their kind support.

    A.R Engineering College, which was set up in 2008, has laid the foundation of modern engineering education. Over the years, A.R Engineering College has evolved to reach and hold a unique position of pride in the technical education system in India. This college is known all over India for providing quality, technological and scientific education.

    A.R Engineering College had a rich heritage of the past and had its standing as one of the best engineering colleges in VILLUPARM. As of now, A.R Engineering College has 5 academic departments supported by the several service centers like Computer Centre, Instrumentation Centre and Central Library. The Institute offers 5 undergraduate (B.E) courses in Engineering

    We have a total strength of 3500 students , who are edified by the sufficient versatile faculties and supporting staff. A.R College of Engineering has a rich Alumni base that has significantly contributed in the national building process.

    Secretary’s Message

    “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you”.

    A.R. Engineering College aims at the complete development of the student and our staff are hand-picked and trained to ensure that the students are given every possible support in all their pursuits, academic and personal. It is a multidisciplinary institution and this also ensures that the students are readily accessed with a wide range of academic material.

    Sports and other co-curricular activities are encouraged and the students are given every form of support to develop their talents in all fields. Our brand of education does not have narrow horizons, we believe in exposure. Our students are encouraged to widen their knowledge not only in their academics but also in soft skills, social, ethical and moral values along with personality development.

    In this technological age, knowledge is just a click away and we ensure that every student of the college has only the best of technology at his/her disposal. The college provides excellent infrastructure, state -of -the art laboratories, qualified staff and enormous facilities like food served in the spacious mess, canteen, anti-ragging campus, safety buses, separate hostel for boys& girls as to feel at home, indoor and outdoor for every sport and games and so on.   

    The comfort and health of the students are given utmost priority. A student of A.R Engineering College will lack nothing in terms of support from the management and staff. We aim to lend a gentle guiding hand, so that, our students recognize their inner potential and grow on their own accord as leaders of tomorrow’s society. An alumnus of A.R Engineering College is sure to be knowledgeable, confident and fully equipped to deal with the real world and excel.

    Principal's Message

    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

    Technical Education is the backbone of every nation and is the stepping stone for a country to move into the niche of a developed nation. AREC Educational and Charitable Trust has been contributing in the mission of transforming rural India into developed nation by running A.R. Engineering College at VILLUPURAM (AREC) with innovation, creativity, human intelligence and patience.“Service to Human being is Service to God”.

    It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you to the creative world of AREC which has an eco-friendly campus and is equipped with state-of-art infrastructure. We have well equipped labs, workshops and libraries to help the students in attaining the highest standards in academics, placement and professional skills. The campus has adequate sports infrastructure to take care of Sports and recreational activities.

    Creating better human beings’ is our motto and we can do that when we are able to mold our students to be good human beings with values which are embedded for life. We aim to provide an overall development that nurtures them towards becoming strong and focused human beings. Soft skills and educational skills are what the institution seeks to provide every student at the campus itself through its AREC PATTERN.

    We wish the best for all our students, and the members of the institution who reiterate their aims at providing the best in academic and extra-curricular fields. We must believe that success is inevitable where the following exist- Foresightedness, Firm Determination, Hard work and Discipline. You are assured that you will be proud of yourself as a confident and successful technocrat after Four years at AREC.

    Once again,

    “We wish all our students and faculty a successful and rewarding career”.

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