Adhiyamaan College of Engineering is one of the educational institutions developed by Adhiyamaan Educational & Research Institution - trust, which was started in the year 1987-1988 to cater to the needs of the nation in the development of technocrats and to provide facilities for educating and training men and women to meet the entrepreneurial and management needs. The management has created adequate infrastructural facilities and sufficient funds and is keen on developing the institute for higher education. Adhiyamaan College of Engineering is the first Engineering College to be started in the most backward erstwhile Dharmapuri District of the State of Tamilnadu to develop the people academically, socially and economically. It was originally affiliated to University of Madras. When the Periyar University was carved out from the University of Madras; it was affiliated to it. Since the government of Tamilnadu decided to bring all the Engineering and Technical Institutions in the State under one Technological University in the year 2001, Adhiyamaan College of Engineering was affiliated to the Anna University, Chennai.