About College of Engineering (Anna University) - Guindy (CEG), Chennai
The College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG) in Chennai, India, is India's oldest engineering and technical institution established in 1794. Today it is one of the four constituent colleges of Anna University and one of the most prestigious and highly selective Engineering schools in the country. The students studying here constitute some of the brightest minds in the country and they are recognized globally for this aspect. It was started in May 1794 as a School of Survey and established as a college in 1859 under the Madras University, and is one of the oldest technical institutes in the world. This institution has the unique distinction of having introduced B.E. Degree Courses in Mechanical Engineering in 1894, Electrical Engineering in 1930, Telecommunication and Highway Engineering in 1945 Printing Technology in 1983 and Geoinformatics in 1992. It was the first institution in South India to establish a Computer Centre - as early as 1963.