Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology was established in the year 2001 at Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu. It is an independent, coeducational, non-sectarian, and a nationally recognized institution of higher education and research. With more than 700 students from over 12 states, it is one of the fastest growing colleges in India. The college is run by Mount Zion Christian Educational Trust. This trust was formed in 1988 with the sole aim of providing education in the educationally backward district of Pudukkottai. The College is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.
The following undergraduate courses are offered at Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology: Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Information Technology, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The College's involvements with the economic, social, and educational life of the community provide a practical edge to the College's educational and research programs. Mount Zion also has the distinction of having secured the highest number of job placements among self-financing engineering colleges in the region.
The Mount Zion Library offers many volumes and microform items, and thousands of current serial subscriptions. In addition, students have access to e-books also. The Alumni Library contains textbooks, resources, books, project reports, etc donated by the Mount Zion Alumni to help the financially weak students. MATRIX is the Central Computing Facility at Mount Zion. It provides a center for learning computers and researching the various computing fields. The Audio Visual Center provides facilities for lectures, to prepare for symposiums, viewing videos, etc.