DHANALAKSHMI SRINIVASAN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY is an emerging institution of excellence for engineering education located on the East Coast Road in the historic city of Mamallapuram. The college is run by the Srinivasan Charitable and Educational Trust, which has been active in the field of education for more than 25 years. The college is approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated with the largest technical university, Anna University, Chennai and is reaccredited by the NAAC with an “B++” Grade.
In 2001, the College began with three Undergraduate Engineering programmes with an annual intake of 150 students, and now has 12 Undergraduate and 6 Postgraduate programmes with an annual intake of 1032 students. The AICTE's clearance and affiliation with Anna University for such a progressive intake is a testament to the college's consistent growth over the years.