Dhanalakshmi College Of Engineering is the dream come true of a pedagogue to build an edifice of learning in the rural back drop, more specifically to serve the under privileged. Dhanalakshmi College of Engineering, popularly known as DCE is the brain child of the clairvoyant and committed academician Dr. V. P. Ramamurthi, (Dr.V.P.R) a former professor of Anna University. The stint of success accomplished in launching Indian Institute of Professional Education (IIPE) in the year 1993, fuelled the passion of Dr. V.P.R, to establish DCE in the year 2001-02, under the aegis of Dhanalakshmi Educational Trust. The college is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and is affiliated to Anna University Chennai. The four under graduate courses EEE, ECE, CSE and IT are AICTE - NBA accredited and the institution is ISO 9001:2008 certified.