Mohammed Sathak Engineering College, Kilakarai sponsored by the Mohammed Sathak Trust of Chennai was started in the academic Year 1984-1985 under the auspices of generous technical education Policy of Government of Tamilnadu which had permitted this Institution to function under the self financing engineering college scheme (vide G.O. MS. 1088. Education dated 21.08.1984). The proposals to start an Engineering College submitted by the Trust to the Government of Tamil Nadu had been accepted by the Government and this college is the first self financing Engineering College to win approval as early as 21.08.1984. Soon the University affiliation was obtained and the College had started functioning in early October 1984, AICTE had approved all the Courses being conducted by this institution.