In the year 2001 Thiru Puratchi Kalaignar Vijaykant founded Shri Andal Alagar college of Engineering (SAACE) in memory of his parents at Mamandur near Chengalpet.
SAACE is situated in sylvan surroundings on a spacious 75-acre campus, 60 kilometer south of Chennai on National Highway – 45.
Shri Andal Alagar College of Engineering was started with the objective of bringing quality technical education within the reach of all sections of the society.
Shri Andal Alagar College of Engineering (SAACE) was established in the year 2001 by Shri Andal Alagar Educational Trust with the noble aim "To provide Technical Education to the poor and downtrodden at an affordable cost". The founder of the trust is a popular film star, philanthropist, a leading Politician of Tamil Nadu and the Leader of opposition of Tamilnadu Legislature Assembly Thiru Puratchi Kalaignar Vijaykant.
SAACE is an Educational Institution for excellent Learning and is functioning under the auspices of Shri Andal Alagar Educational Trust with the motto of "LEARNING IS LIMITLESS"
SAACE is located near Chengalpet about 60km away from Chennai and in Chennai –Tiuchirapalli National highway (NH45).
The college is approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. The college has very good infrastructural facility, equipped laboratories, hostels, transport, sports complex etc. to provide good study ambience to the students.
The college is offering 7 courses in the Under Graduate (UG) level and 4 courses in the Post Graduate (PG) level. All the courses are affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and Approved by AICTE, New Delhi.