KARE, Srivilliputtur – 2021

Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Higher Education, Srivilliputtur (KARE Srivilliputtur) was started as Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering in 1984 by Kalasalingam and Anandam Charities in Srivilliputtur, Virthu Nagar, Tamilnadu. It was established to give technical education to downtrodden people in remote rural areas. In 2006, it was declared as a deemed university by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India. In 2007-8, KARE started functioning.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where KARE Srivilliputtur gave its reports.

Courses Offered at KARE Srivilliputtur

KARE Srivilliputtur offers a considerable number of 27 courses in undergraduate programs and a decent number of 9 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at KARE Srivilliputtur

Students Intake
KARE Srivilliputtur gave admission to 1170 students at UG in 2021, 930 students in 2020, and 1260 students in 2019; and it admitted 60 students each in 2021 and 2020, respectively.
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KARE Srivilliputtur has 352 distinguished professors at its faculty and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:12, that is, one professor is available for every 12 students.

KARE Srivilliputtur Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
In the year 2021, KARE Srivilliputtur spent Rs. 14.54 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 4.22% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a considerable 36.46% of funds spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, a modest 13.57% spent on engineering workshop, and a considerable 45.75% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 19 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 16 crores.
Operational Expenditure
In 2021, KARE Srivilliputtur spent over Rs. 101 crores as an operational expenditure, of which spent a whopping 58.03% on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 37.27% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 4.7% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 83 crores in 2020 and Rs. 73 crores in 2019. The spending as an operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

KARE Srivilliputtur Research Details

Since KARE Srivilliputtur has a good faculty and good infrastructures, therefore, it was awarded 144 patents from 144 patent applications it filed in 2021, got 51 patents from 51 patent applications in 2020, and it filed 24 patents applications and got all of them.
Sponsored Projects
KARE Srivilliputtur has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 11.95 crores through the 184 sponsored research projects from 127 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 8.24 and Rs. 4.73 crores through 152 and 93 sponsored research projects from 102 and 65 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
KARE Srivilliputtur received Rs. 6.8 crores through 107 consultancy projects from 78 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 4.05 and Rs. 1.96 crores through 94 and 72 consultancy projects from 61 and 46 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

KARE Srivilliputtur Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At KARE Srivilliputtur, 1360 students were admitted to UG degree courses and 97.94% of them were awarded graduations, of whom 95.08% got placements at top companies and 50 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 87.13% students were awarded graduations, of whom 94.89% got placements and 48 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 91.01% students were awarded graduations, of whom all got placements and remaining 26 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, all students were awarded graduations, of whom 90% got placements at top companies and 2 were selected for higher studies in 2021; all students were awarded graduations, of whom 97.23% got placements and 3 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 91.55% students were awarded graduations, of whom 98.44% got placements and 2 was selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, KARE Srivilliputtur admitted 280 students to research studies, and 79 graduated in 2021, 19 and 27 graduated in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG graduation: Rs. 4.01 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.67 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 3.2 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG graduation: Rs. 4.02 LPA in 2021, Rs.3.69 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2019.
Many MNC and Indian companies such as Morgan Stanley, GE, Cognizant, Capgemini, IBM, Tata, Wipro, Juspay, SPi Global, Topper, ZIFO, Mphasis, NCR, Atos Syntel, Aspire, HCL, TNQ, Lumina Datamatics are looking for graduates from this institution.

Students Diversity at KARE Srivilliputtur

There are 4284 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 40.08% are boys and a whopping 59.92% are girls; 1683 students are from within the state, 2590 from outside of the state, and 11 from foreign countries.

Facilities on KARE Srivilliputtur

Though KARE Srivilliputtur is in a remote rural area, it has a library, hostels, sports complex, labs, cafeteria, gym, hospital/medical facility, wi-fi campus, shuttle service, auditorium, A/C classrooms, convenience store, guest house, banks, and ATMs, post office, lift/rams, and many more are available for students’ beneficiation.

Annual Festivals at KARE Srivilliputtur

Sparkz is the annual cultural fest where more than 15 events such as music, solo instrument playing, literature, photography, etc., are being organized.

SHIZEN fest is the online inter-college and school cultural fest which is being organized in June.

Infosparks is the technical fest being organized in March where symposiums and workshops are being conducted on various subjects such as ECE. Besides these, Math Competition, Hackathon, and Digital Dreamz Symposium are also being organized in this fest.


KARE Srivilliputtur is in Srivilliputtur, Viruthu Nagar, a remote rural area, but it is well connected to the rest of the country and the world due to the far-sighted works of the then CM of Tamilnadu Kamarajar. The nearest railway station is Madurai Junction Railway Station which is 71.3 km away from the institution, and the nearest airport is Madurai Airport which is 69.4 km away. However, international students can use Chennai International Airport which is at a distance of around 511.4 km, so students from any part of India and the world can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at KARE Srivilliputtur

For UG courses at KARE Srivilliputtur: (a) A pass in +2/intermediate of a state board, CBSE, Matriculation and any board of examination recognized by state and central government with an aggregate of 60% or above in Maths/Biology, Chemistry, and Physics; (b) Students hold high school diploma issued by the Northwest Accreditation Commission – US (NWAC-US) are eligible by providing an equivalent certificate issued by the Association of Indian University (AIU) for B. Tech courses; and (c) National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) candidates are eligible to apply. And these qualified candidates need to clear any one of these: JEE Main or KARE Engineering Entrance Exam (KEEE).

For PG courses: Students who passed bachelor’s degree or are appearing for the final exam with a minimum of 60% marks in UG can take Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)/KEEE and should clear GATE/KEEE to get admission to this institution.

Fee Structure at KARE Srivilliputtur

Students need to pay Rs. 5 lakhs as fees for UG courses at KARE Srivilliputtur, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 4.01 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within one-and-half years.

KARE Srivilliputtur Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: KARE Srivilliputtur has a good faculty and better infrastructure for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 64.24%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: KARE Srivilliputtur has many able professors and research scholars and it got patents for some innovative technologies, so it scored just 24.41%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As KARE Srivilliputtur has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 60.42%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: KARE Srivilliputtur has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, moreover, it has more girls than boy students which is an astonishing achievement, so it scored 65.23%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: KARE Srivilliputtur has a good faculty, good infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it is a private institution in a rural area, so it scored 13.78% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

KARE Srivilliputtur got 46.57% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 56.

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