The JP College of Engineering was established in 2008. It is operated by a trust called Grace Swaminathan Education and Charitable Trust. JP College is a self-financing, non-autonomous and ISO 9001:2008 certified institution. It is recognized by AICTE and affiliated to Anna University, Tirunelveli.
The institution currently offers 7 degree programs: Computer Science and Engg, Electronics and Communication Engg, Electrical and Electronics Engg, Information Technology, Mechanical Engg, Science and Humanities, Physical Education etc.