Education is not only an act of acquiring knowledge but learning a skill to lead life and forming one's personality. St. Joseph’s College of Engineering & Technology is one of the seven engineering colleges under the umbrella of DFT Group of Institutions. It was founded in the year 2007. It is a Christian Minority Institution of Higher Technical Education, approved by the All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE], NewDelhi, Government of Tamilnadu and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. The College is promoted and managed by Sisters of DMI, which was founded in the year 1984 by Rev.Fr.Dr.J.E.Arulraj. The Society manages several educational, technical, health, welfare and social development Institutions. Besides the College commits itself to promote self-disciplined holistic academic excellence among the most marginalized, oppressed and disadvantaged sections of the society so as to mould persons in pursuance of making a better human life through science and technology. Simultaneously this enhances the core strength of the students and enables them to make significant contribution to the development of the society in particular and the nation at large.
SJCET offers B.E courses in 5 streams viz; Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering. Post graduate courses are also offered in MBA (Master of Business Administration) and M.E (Computer Science and Engineering).