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Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education (KARE)

About KARE

Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education (KARE), formerly known as Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering, embodies a rich legacy of educational excellence and societal contribution since its inception in 1984 by the visionary philanthropist “Kalvivallal” (Late) Thiru. T. Kalasalingam. Situated amidst the serene foothills of the picturesque Western Ghats in Krishnankoil, just 10 km north of Srivilliputtur, a town steeped in historical and religious significance, KARE stands as a beacon of holistic education and cutting-edge research.

In 2006, KARE earned the esteemed status of Deemed to be University, a testament to its unwavering commitment to academic distinction and innovation. Offering a diverse array of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs spanning Engineering, Science, Technology, Humanities, Law and Allied Health Sciences, KARE caters to the educational aspirations of students from all walks of life. Noteworthy is the pioneering initiative of introducing a specialized B.Tech. program in engineering tailored for differently-abled students, particularly those with speech and hearing impairments, marking a milestone in inclusive education.

At KARE, excellence is not just a pursuit but a way of life. The institution’s relentless dedication to academic quality and research prowess is underscored by its recent accreditation from the prestigious National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with the highest grade of ‘A++’, reaffirming its stature as a paragon of educational eminence. Furthermore, six undergraduate programs have been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) under Tier-1, a testament to KARE’s unwavering commitment to academic rigour and quality assurance.

Committed to fostering a culture of innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration, KARE boasts state-of-the-art research centers such as the International Research Centre (IRC), Centre for Biotechnology, Centre for Nanomaterials, Centre for Multifunctional Materials, and Centre for Composite Materials. These centers serve as crucibles of innovation, driving cutting-edge research across diverse domains and contributing significantly to the advancement of knowledge and technological innovation.

Through strategic partnerships and collaborative initiatives with leading universities and research institutions worldwide, KARE has established a robust ecosystem for academic exchange and collaborative research endeavors. Such collaborations not only enrich the academic experience but also provide invaluable opportunities for faculty and student engagement in global research networks, fostering cross-cultural learning and intellectual enrichment.

Beyond academics, KARE nurtures the holistic development of its students through a vibrant array of intra-mural and extra-mural activities. From world-class sporting facilities, including a swimming pool and indoor auditorium, to multi-storeyed hostels equipped with modern amenities, KARE provides a nurturing environment that fosters both academic excellence and personal growth.

In essence, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education (KARE) epitomizes a transformative educational journey, where academic excellence, research innovation, and societal impact converge to shape enlightened minds and empowered futures. Join us in our quest to explore the frontiers of knowledge, ignite curiosity, and inspire positive change, as we continue to strive for excellence in education and research, transcending boundaries and transforming lives.