MRK Institute of Technology, the 'Temple of Learning' for engineering education, was founded in 2009, situated over a sprawling 12.5-acre campus with lush lawns, a beautiful landscape, aesthetic architecture and avant-garde infrastructure, the College epitomizes an exemplary setting for higher learning at the backwaters of Vadavaru, in Nattarmangalam Village of Kattumannarkoil taluk. Accessibility to quality engineering education by the rural students was the desire of its eminent founder, who founded this engineering institution with the revolutionary goal of empowering the rural and impoverished pupils.
AICTE-approved and affiliated with Anna University in Chennai, MRK IT provides Six undergraduate programmes, B.E. Civil Engineering, B.E. Computer Science and Engineering, B.E. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering, B.Tech Information Technology and B.E. Mechanical Engineering, two postgraduate programs, M.E. Computer Science and Engineering and M.E. Thermal Engineering. Furthermore, the institution received approval for "Centre for Research" in the field of mechanical engineering in the year 2017.