- 1957 - 1958
Pre-Engineering started in Thiagarajar college
- 1958 - 1959
University of Madras granted affiliation for BE degree courses in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
- 1959 - 1960
5 Yr B.Sc degree courses introduced
- 1966 - 1967
3 Yr B.Sc degree courses introduced, Affiliated to newly formed Madurai University
- 1968 - 1969
Subject unit system introduced, 3 Yr BE degree courses discontinued
- 1969 - 1970
Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry departments were recognized as centres for PhD research
- 1971 - 1972
The following degree courses were introduced, Part-time BE Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, M.Sc Structural Engineering (Civil), M.Sc Power system Engg (Electrical)
- 1972 - 1973
Civil and Electrical Engg. departments were recognized as centres for Ph.D research
- 1973 - 1974
- 1975 - 1976
Thiagarajar Engg. and Management Consultancy Services - TEMCOS started
- 1976 - 1977
Semester system introduced
- 1978 - 1979
BE Electronics and Communication Engg and M.Sc. Applied Mathematics introduced,
M.Sc. Engineering renamed as ME degree, Madurai University renamed as Madurai Kamaraj University
- 1980 - 1981
Duration of BE degree reduced to 4 Yrs
- 1985 - 1986
BE Computer Sciences and Engg. & Master of Computer Applications (MCA) introduced
- 1986 - 1987
ME Industrial Engg. and M.Sc. Applied Chemistry introduced
- 1987 - 1988
Autonomous status conferred by the University
- 1995 - 1996
B.Arch and ME Communication Systems introduced
- 1997 - 1998
ME Production Engg. introduced.
BE Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Computer Science, ME Structural Engg, ME Power Systems Engg. and MCA courses were accredited by the National Board of Accreditation
- 1998 - 1999
BE Mechatronics introduced.
- 1999 - 2000
B.Tech Information Technology introduced
Bar coding introduced in the library
- 2000 - 2001
64 Kbps leased line with fiber optic back bone network facility provided to all Dept. laboratories.
- 2000 - 2001
M.Sc. Material Science Technology Course introduced
AICTE Sanctioned additional in-take of 150 students in B.E. ECE, CSE, IT and 30 students in M.C.A degree courses
- 2001 - 2002
BE Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Course (4 Years) introduced.
ME Computer Science and Engineering (3 Semesters) course introduced.
Affiliation of the college transferred from Madurai Kamaraj University to Anna University.
Dept. of ECE, CSE, & Mech. Engineering are recognized as centres for PhD research by M.K.University.
2002 - 2003
Ladies hostel started in TCE Campus
CCC was etablshed with 24/7 computing facility