A.R. College of Engineering & Technology is a private self-financing engineering college approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. It is a ISO 9001:2008 certified institution. It was established in the year 2009 by A.R. Educational & Charitable Trust at Kadayam, a picturesque village of serene beauty in Ambasamudram Taluk, Tirunelveli district.
Kadayam is situated on the banks of Ramanathi and Jambunathi rivers, the two tributaries of Thamaraparani river, at the foothills of the Western Ghats. Kadayam has rich land and water resources and the world famous Courtallam Waterfalls are only 20 km away.