It was founded by the Bannari Amman Group (BAG), one of the largest Industrial Conglomerates in South India with a wide spectrum of manufacturing, trading and service activities, in 1996 and is affiliated to Anna University. The institute offers 20 undergraduate, 15 postgraduate programmes in Engineering, Technology and Management studies. All the departments of Engineering and Technology are recognised by Anna University, Chennai to offer Ph.D. programmes. The institution is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with “A” Grade and most of the eligible courses are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi. Also the institute is certified for implementing 5S workplace management system.