St. Mother Theresa Engineering College (SMTEC), Vagaikulam in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India is a self-financing engineering college run by SCAD (Social Care And Development) group of institutions. The institution is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai.
The college was established in 2009 by Dr. S. Cletus Babu and Dr. J. X. Amali Cletus Babu with the aim of providing technical education to the rural population of Tuticorin district. SMTEC began operations with 157 students and 47 staff, offering five engineering degree programs: B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, B.E. in Electronics and Communications Engineering, B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and B.E. in Civil Engineering.