Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology (SKCET) was established in the year 1998, as one of the premier technical Institutions in South India. Since its establishment, the Institution has exceptionally excelled in all academic domains by providing quality engineering education and creating world class engineers. SKCET is a self - financing Institution affiliated to Anna University and obtained Autonomous status in the year 2011. SKCET has been accredited by NAAC with A grade (3.42 out of 4 scale) during the year 2015 and has shown astounding growth since then. Post Accreditation, immoderate changes have been brought to its teaching learning process, research and development activities, social outreach activities and alumni networking.
The Institution has also registered its participation in various rankings and has obtained 97 th rank among the engineering Institutions from NIRF and one among the top 100 league from ARIIA during the academic year 2018-2019. The Institution also received National level 2 nd rank in MHRD Swachhata Ranking 2018 for maintaining a clean, green and eco-friendly campus. The Institution has also initiated various Industry connect programs from the year 2017, and this has resulted in establishing various Centre's of Excellence in the Institute. The Institute also encourages participatory learning among students and student teams have won First prizes worth 3.75 Lakhs by (4 teams) at SIH 2019 and Deloitte Innovation Award of 3 Lakhs and Persistent Systems Inspiration Award at SIH 2018. The Institute faired exceptionally in its R&D activities, and the research imprint of SKCET scales to granted R&D funded projects to a tune of 6.67 Crores and submitted proposals with a total value of 49.46 Crores. The Institution is equipped with Interactive Smart boards and Audio Visuals in every classroom. Flipped Classroom Model, Google Classrooms are designed for each subject by the faculty in which the subject materials, periodic assignments and timeline based quizzes are posted. This is enabled through 115 Smart Classrooms with Interactive Boards and 24x7 Virtual Google Classrooms.
The Faculty members have published 50+ patents and 1000+ research papers in Web of Science and Scopus Indexed Journals. Flair for Innovations and Creativity at Research and Incubation Cell (RIC) has obtained the "Top 100 League in ARIIA Ranking 2019" on indicators related to "Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development" amongst students and faculty members. Since 2019, the Institution publishes its daily news letter named "SKCET BUZZ" to highlight the day to day activities of the Institution and is circulated to all stakeholders to increase the perception and the participation index at a higher pace. Department Magazines and Research Bulletins are also released monthly to showcase the academic and research activities. The Institution also sets SMART targets each year and strives hard for achieving them. Some of the imperative targets set by the Institution in the following academic year include obtaining the grade of A++ in the NAAC Cycle 2 Accreditation, promoting International academic interaction further and to obtain higher NIRF and ARIIA ranking.