Sona College of Technology was founded in the year 1997, by Thiru .M.S. Chocklingam, a textile wizard and philanthropist, who had abiding interest in professional Education for industrial and economical growth of the country. The College is affiliated to Anna University and approved by AICTE. It has recently obtained ISO 9001: 2000 CERTIFICATION from Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI) stands testimony to its commitment to impart quality technical education. Sona College Of Technology is surrounded by hills on all sides and especially the Shervoroy hills in the north east, Sona College is situated at the heart of the "Steel City", Salem which is a well known district in Tamilnadu, South India. The College is one kilometre from the Railway Station and three kilometre from Bus-stand. Located in an arcadian environment, adjoining Thiagarajar Polytechnic, its elder sister, the college has a sprawling campus of 34.5 acres with a 7,00,000 sq.feet built up area.