Velammal Engineering College (VEC) is chaired by Thiru.M.V.Muthuramalingam, a professional engineer and a proven personality with hands-on experience in imparting quality education to more than a lakh students every year through 62 educational institutions under Velammal Educational Trust, which was established in 1986. VEC is approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University. It is an ISO 9001:2000 Institution and also accredited by NBA and NAAC. VEC is one among the premier institute in chennai among all the engineering colleges in Tamilnadu. The College offers 8 UG and 3 PG programmes. EEE department was started in the year 1995 and till now 19 batches have been graduated. The department is accredidated by NBA since 2002. The department is a recognized nodal centre to pursue M.S(Research) and Ph.d under Anna University. The department has research projects worth Rs.60 lacs till date.