Arasu Engineering College, Kumbakonam is established by Sri Thirunavukkarasu Dhanalakshmi Educational and Charitable Trust. It was registered as a public charitable trust in the year 2000 to serve the society. The trust is doing yeomen service in the field of Technical Education and Research.
It is the first Engineering College started in the Kumbakonam. It was started with the aim to accelerate academic, social and economic development. It is one of the leading Engineering colleges affiliated to the Anna University, Chennai. The Campus is spread over an area of 50 acres with gorgeous background of Temples. The Fresh air, sweet medicated water from Cauvery River. The Serene area provides pleasant atmosphere for the students to concentrate well on their studies.
To start with, Arasu Engineering College offered three Under Graduate programmes as approved by All India Council for Technical Education in the year 2001-2002. The college at present offers Eight Under Graduate Programmes and Four Post Graduate Programmes with the approval of AICTE.