Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, started in the year 1990, is one of the six Government Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu which is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and admits students purely on single window system of admissions. It belongs to Zone 5 of Anna University.

A sprawling campus surrounded by lush green cover, provides an ideal atmosphere for the students to learn and excel in the field of technical education.In addition to theoretically reinforcing the fundamental concepts of the Engineering College exposes the students to latest trends, keeping in mind with industry requirements, through interactive practical sessions, held in well equipped laboratories.

The college also conducts many International/National Level Conferences and Symposiums for the benefit of students, as a part of annual agenda, in order to get them acquainted with technological advancement and updating with evaluating trends.

Thanthai Periyar government institute of technology is developing and enriching the students with wide aspects. Alumni have made their mark in academics and extracurricular activities.