Thiagarajar College of Engineering is in the quiet suburbs of Madurai
, 8 km from the city. This institute is run by the Kalaithanthai Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar Memorial Charitable Trust. The college offers courses up to postgraduation and research facilities in science and engineering disciplines. Reference facilities here are updated frequently. Separate hostels for boys and girls, xerox, postal, internet, banking faciliites, canteen, dispensary, and transportation are provided. Rotract, music clubs and sports activities enliven the college. The placement cell of this institution has an enviable track record of appointments.