Karpagam Academy of Higher Education (KAHE)


Karpagam Academy of Higher Education (KAHE) established under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956 is approved by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.Promoter Dr. R. Vasanthakumar is the president of Karpagam Charity trust (KCT) and he is a philanthropist, industrialist, entrepreneur and culture promoter.

Contemporary infrastructure, modern teaching methodologies, career oriented training, excellent placements and the finest faculty have always been Karpagam’s hallmark. Besides technical expertise, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education (KAHE) has made a mark since its inception by developing communication and soft skills, ensuring enlightening knowledge, extending holistic education and creating a strong value system. Today, with strength of 7000 students and 750 teaching & non-teaching staff, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education is setting new benchmarks in the educational sphere.

Merits of Karpagam

Karpagam strives to offer a package of value added benefits that are tailored to nurture the educational experience of the students:

  • Well experienced and trained faculty which includes 235 doctorates and Post Doctoral Fellows
  • Visiting faculty from premier institutes like IIM, IISc, IIT, NIT etc.,
  • A professional placement department is in place for an overall personality development of students.
  • More than 1212 placement offers were made for 2019-20 Batch
  • A vibrant Karpagam Research Centre marching towards fruition of innovations and patents. 104 Patents and Copyrights were filed, 36 Awarded and 56 Published, 2 of the granted patents are on the process being commercialized.
  • Scope to work on projects funded by government & other agencies
  • Industrial MoUs and career oriented courses for enhancing employability
  • Exchange & Twinning programme with global Universities for International exposure
  • Highly vibrant and encouraging academic ambience aiding an enriched education.
  • State of the art laboratories and Wi-fi enabled campus with 1Gbps internet connectivity.


  • Deemed to be University – Under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956.
  • Approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
  • Approved by UGC-AICTE, New Delhi
  • Approved by Council of Architecture, New Delhi
  • Approved by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi
  • Accredited by NAAC