Sethu Institute of Technology (SIT) is an ISO 9001-2008 Certified Institution, affiliated to Anna University Chennai and Approved by AICTE, New Delhi. Our College has been conferred Autonomous status by UGC and confirmed by Anna University,Chennai,from the academic year 2013-2014. Our Institution was established in the year 1995, by the Founder and Chairman Mr.S.Mohamed Jaleel B.Sc., B.L., with a motto of “Knowledge, Service and Progress”. The Institution has 132 acres of land near Madurai and it is situated on the Madurai – Tuticorin National Highway. Our Institution has good infrastructure facilities and dedicated faculty members. Sethu Institute of Technology offers 8 Under Graduate programmes in Engineering and Technology and 7 Post Graduate programmes. Our Institution has been accredited by National Board of Accreditation, AICTE, New Delhi, for 4 UG programmes.
The Founder and Chairman, Mr. S. Mohamed Jaleel strongly believes in the dictum that success comes to those who want and deserve it. He has a great ambition and benevolence focused to the process of metamorphosis from illiteracy to academic excellence of the rural people. He had the urge to serve the needy ever since his school days. He was an illustrious student in St.Joseph’ s College, Trichy. He came out with flying colors and joined law and was awarded Degree of Bachelor of Law by Madras Law College.
With a vision to impart the technical knowledge to the economically, socially and industrially backward people, the Founder & Chairman established Sethu Institute of Technology at Pulloor village, near Kariapatti in Virudhunagar District in the year 1995. He has been successful in his pursuit of offering quality education to rural poor as thousands and thousands of rural students are being benefited by his philanthropic attitude. His outstanding service to the ruralites has crowned him with many awards like, Communal Harmony Award by the Peace Trust, Kanyakumari, Best Administrator Award and Maamanithar Award by Victoria Edward Hall, Madurai. His service to the rural people is a constant endeavour that makes him a living legend.
It is this courage and conviction of our Chairman that has taken Sethu Institute of Technology to soaring heights within a span of Seventeen years.