The college was established by Sri Jayaram Educational Trust in 2002 with 3 branches viz. CSE, EEE and ECE. It came under CavinKare Management in March 2010 and the name of the college has been changed from Sri Jayaram Engineering College to CK College of Engineering & Technology (CKCET) with the same code number and now the college offers 5 branches viz. Civil, CSE, EEE, ECE (2 Divisions) and Mech. (2 Divisions) in UG and Applied Electronics in PG and also MBA.
The college is located in the heart of Cuddalore town with a maximum of 5 minutes travelling time from Cuddalore Bus Stand and Railway Station which is adjacent to the Kedilam River and Silver Beach, in 17 acres of land with 245000 sq. ft. RC building. The Man behind this management is Mr. CK. Ranganathan, the Chairman & Managing Director of CavinKare Group of Companies who is in the business of FMCG, Dairy, Beauty Saloons, Restaurants, etc. with a turnover of Rs. 1500 crores. CavinKare stands for quality. It is an Indian Multinational company, exporting its products to many countries and having own production centre in abroad. Some of the major brands of CavinKare are Nyle, Chik, Ruchi, Cavin's, Meera, Cruncho, Green Trends, Lime Light, Spinz, Fairever, Indica, etc.
The college is well connected by bus routes from Puducherry, Panruti, Villupuram, Chidambaram and Vridhachalam. Excellent transportation arrangement is made by the college for students and faculty members.
Central Library: The Central Library with excellent state of art infrastructure having good resource collection which is international in scope. The CKCET Central Library is on its way to becoming an outstanding learning resource centre catering to the ever growing and uncompromising information and intellectual requirements of the students, faculty and researchers.
Laboratories :The Department laboratories has well equipped systems, satisfying AICTE and Anna University Norms. The Lab is connected to the internet which allows students to enrich knowledge round the clock.
Hostel Facilities available