The Union Territory of Puducherry constituted of the four erstwhile French establishments of Pondicherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam. In September 2006, the territory changed its official name from Pondicherry to the aboriginal, Puducherry, which means "New village"  in the Tamil language. Puducherry and Karaikal are situated on the East Coast in Tamil Nadu, Yanam in Andra Pradesh and Mahe on the West Coast in Kerala. The territory has a total area of 492 km²: Puducherry (city) 293 km², Karaikal 160 km², Mahe 9 km² and Yanam 30 km².

A wide range of educational Institutions right from the elementary level to collegiate level are present in the Union Territory of Puducherry.  The growth of literacy in Karaikal is also at better level. Besides, National Institute of Technology-Puducherry (NIT-P), Karaikal, the Government runs (i) two Arts and  Science Colleges,  (ii) two Polytechnic Colleges, (iii) one College of Education and (iv)one Agriculture (PAJANCOA & RI) in Karaikal region.  Also, there are two Engineering Colleges, and one Medical College and Research Institute run by private managements in Karaikal.

Principal Desk

It is a pleasure for me to welcome you all to this prestigious Institution namely, Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engineering and Technology (PKIET), Karaikal. (Named after the Kingmaker and BharatRatna Perunthalaivar K.Kamaraj, who provided school education to millions of the rural poor children by introducing free education and wide-acclaimed Noon-meal Scheme mainly to chalk the drop-outs).

student activities

PKIET is a diverse and friendly learning community where students progress well in their studies and we are very proud of their achievements.With the wonderful ambience created for intellectual growth and the tireless efforts of the Staff members, the Students of PKIET have been performing exceedingly .....