Trichy Engineering College was founded by Annai Santhiya Educational Health & Charitable Trust, Woraiyur, Tiruchirappalli with the permission of the Government of Tamil Nadu as per G.O.Ms.No 524(Education)dated 24.9.98. The Trust which is dedicated to the cause of promoting technical education as part of its philanthrophic scheme, purchased 41.7 acres of land in Konalai Village, 22km away from Tiruchirappalli on the Chennai Tiruchirappalli NH45 Highway & established the College. The campus is named Sivagnanam Nagar. The College is approved by AICTE-New Delhi, recognized by Government of Tamil Nadu & affiliated to Anna University Chennai.
The College was started by Mr.S.Subramaniam, Chairman, Mookambigai College of Engineering who is also the Secretary of this college with the main aim to provide best Engineering education under disciplined culture to the minority students of Tamilnadu and neighbouring states.
Mrs. Sujatha Subramaniam who is the Chairperson of the college takes keen interest in the development of the college. She has an outstanding talent & efficiency in shaping this institution as a distinguished one.