- College of Engineering, Guindy – 1794
The 223-year-old college is India’s oldest technical institution. What started as a small School of Survey by the East India Company with eight boys grew to become one of the first institutes in India to offer degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunication, Highway Engineering and Printing Technology. In 1978, College of Engineering, Guindy became a constituent college and the principal seat of Anna University. That is right, that building you see whenever there is news about Engineering is 223 years old.