www.tndte.com is the official website of Directorate Of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu gets its pride from the fact that the first Engineering institution to come into being in the country was the Survey School established in 1794 at Madras by the East India Company.
The Engineering Colleges and Polytechnics were under the control of the Directorate of Public Instruction and the Directorate of Industries and Commerce respectively. The Directorate of Technical Education was formed with effect from 14th October 1957, consequent to the suggestions made by the State Standing Advisory Board of Technical Education.
The Technical Education Department under the control of Higher Education Department is a vast one dealing with Diploma, Post Diploma, Degree, Post Graduate courses and Research programmes in specified fields. Apart from the above, it regulates the establishment of Technical Institutions including Commerce Institutions such as Typewriting, Shorthand and Accountancy. Visit www.tndte.com to explore the site.