Thiagarajar College of Engineering (TCE), Madurai, is an ISO 9001:2000 certified autonomous institution affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. It is one among the several educational and philanthropic institutions founded by Philanthropist and Industrialist Late. Shri. Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar. Established in the year 1957, TCE is funded by Central, State Governments and the Management. The courses offered in TCE are approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi. It was granted Autonomy in the year 1987 and has since been accredited by National Board of Accreditation. The institution offers the prestigious Masters in Industrial Engineering among others.