Solamalai College of Engineering (Formerly: Raja College of Engineering and Technology) was founded in the year 1995. Solamalai Group took over the management in the year 2014. With over 50 years of experience across various industries, Solamalai Group is driving this educational initiative in a direction to build a platform for the students to think and act big. The focus is on providing the foundation for technical skills in all courses. Students can explore all of life's possibilities to the best of their abilities. We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes. Our excellence is fuelled by our student's interests. The faculty team always encourages cross-disciplinary learning to prepare our students for the world beyond our gates. The focus of the college is on the overall development of the students.




To be the premier Institute in Engineering studies in preparing youth with the highest degree of technical knowledge, professionalism and ethics thereby improving the lives of individuals and the society.



Our mission is to build tomorrow's leaders providing access to the finest educational and research programmes in the country.

  • We will facilitate personal and professional development of the students, faculty and staff with a creative balance of academic, professional and extracurricular programmes
  • We will create a positive and enabling learning environment to pursue academic excellence
  • We will provide access to superior research and experiment facilities to test and expand the frontiers of knowledge
  • We will build life long learners well prepared to meet new challenges


  • Excellence in Education
  • Student Centeredness
  • Professional Development
  • Research and Innovation
  • Integrity and Ethics



Mr. V.S.P. Solamalai Pitchai B.Sc,. is a science graduate, with vast experience in marketing and logistics. Being an Entrepreneur for more than 40 years now, he has expertise in the automobile industry, warehousing distribution, transportation, and human resource management. He has been honoured and recognized by multinational and Indian companies for driving consistent growth every year.


Mr. S.P. Anand is a Computer Engineering graduate from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and an MBA Graduate from Swinburne University, Australia. He has key expertise in opportunity evaluation, new venture creation and strategy formulation. Further he has technical expertise and experience to handle information technology requirements of the group combined with logistics operations.


Mr. S.P. Aravind, an Architecture graduate from Thiagarajar College of Engineering and an Interior Design Post Graduate from the renowned Domus Academy in Italy. He has international exposure and vast work experience in architecture as well as interior projects. He heads White Slate, a design firm and also handles all the infrastructure developments for the group and allied business. Further, he takes care of the branding strategies for the Solamalai group. He is now heading to Solamalai College of Engineering.


Dr. Sheela Ramachandran Pro Chancellor of Atmiya University, Rajkot, Gujarat, former Vice – Chancellor of Avinashilingam Deemed University for Women, Coimbatore, Former Principal, PSG College of Arts And Science, Coimbatore.



Solamalai, a popular brand in Madurai has evolved since 1962 as a single lorry operator and now has diversified business operations throughout Tamilnadu with an annual turnover of 600 crore rupees marking footsteps in FMCG distribution, C&F services, Goods Truck, Passenger transportation, Cinema exhibition, Architecture and Education with an able team of more than 1400 employees.


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