The St. Joseph's College of Engineering was established by the Jeppiaar Educational Trust in the year 1994. In accordance with general policy of the Government of Tamil Nadu, it gives high priority to Technical Education in order to meet the growing demands of trained engineers to various industrial and development projects in Tamil Nadu. The Institution has been declared as a Christian Minority Institution by appropriate authorities. The College is situated at Jeppiaar nagar, Chennai.
The institution is the member of “Center for University-Industry Collaboration”, Anna University. The Industry-Institutes-Interaction cell (I.I.I.) of the college works towards efficient utilization of various resources such as infrastructure, academic excellence and intellectual assets. It encourages in-house projects in various fields of Engineering, Technology, Computer Applications and Management Studies in collaboration with industries. The college also maintains Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with top notch industries, institutions, and foreign universities to share the infrastructures and others facilities.
The following undergraduate programs are offered: Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Instrumentation & Control Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Information Technology, and Industrial Bio – Technology. PG programs offered are Master of Business Administration (Full – Time and Part Time), Master of Computer Application, Master of Science - Information Technology, and Master of Science - Computer Technology.
At least 2 guest lectures are held for each class every semester. Eminent personalities from different fields like leading industrialists, Chief Executive Officers and Managers are invited to share their experiences and views. Students also get opportunities to interact with the people in the industry.