The benign Devasthanam of Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Thirukkoil, Palani started two Polytechnics for Women and Men in 1981 and 1982 respectively to educate the rural, industrially backward population of Palani and to equip then with technical skills. The two institutions were amalangamated from the academic year 2003-04 under the name of Arulmigu Palaniandavar Polytechnic College, Palani. The polytechnic college managed by Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Thirukkoil Devasthanam, functions under HR & CE as a Quasi-Government Institution. It is the only aided institution in dindigul district, approved by AICTE.
The following facilities are offered by the college
Library : The Library in the Institution boasts of a huge collection of books on various disciplines, standard reference sources, prominent dailies and magazines in Tamil and English. the Library functions from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. and offers book bank services too.
Physical Education : Physical Education classes are compulsory for all students. Every student must undergo Physical Training activities that include normal physical excercise, Sports and Games. Students are trained to participate in Inter - Polytechnic tournaments
The Hostels function under the control of the Principal who shall be the WARDEN of the hostels. He is assisted by Duputy wardens and residential wardens. At present the hostel inside the campus is used by senior students (II & III yr.) and the Ramakrishna Hostel caters to the needs of Freshers (I yr.)
Only Vegetarian food is served in hostel. Mess charges on the basis of dividing system.
The following scholarships are received for the eligible candidates and disbursed to students of the institution.
1. B.C Scholarship.
2. M.B.C Scholarship.
3. SC & ST Scholarship.
4. Piramalai Kallar Scholarship.
5. Periyar award.
The college boasts of 100% placement. The placement cell arranges Workshops / Training programs / Seminars to create awareness and to equip students to face interviews and to get jobs.