Sona Group of Institutions

  • Thiagarajar Polytechnic College
  • Sona College of Technology
  • Sona School of Management
  • Sona College of Arts and Science
  • Sona Valliappa Public School

Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, a premier institution has been the successful leader in Technical Education for six decades. Established in 1958 by the philanthropist Late Sri.Karumuthu Thiagarajar and located in a beautiful environment, the institution is equipped with the state-of-the-art infrastructure and highly qualified and greatly dedicated faculty.

The institution celebrated its Silver Jubilee in the presence of His Excellency Sri.R.Venkataraman, the then Vice-President of India during 1986 and its fifty years of commendable services were celebrated during the Golden Jubilee during August 2009 with the iconic personality His Excellency, the former President Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam as the Chief Guest.

During the successful journey of 60 years the institution has received numerous awards and recognitions for its excellent services in technical education.
In appreciation of its excellent services, a number of prestigious awards were conferred and the significant include.

  • NBA Accredited from 2018-2019 to 2023-2024 for Civil, EEE, Mechanical, Production and Textile Tech. Programmes.
  • AICTE-CII National Level Mentor Award for 2019-2022 in succession of the AICTE-CII National Awards for the Best Industry Linked Institute consecutively for 5 years from 2014 to 2018 under Platinum Category
  • The Best Polytechnic College Award by the Government of Tamil Nadu
  • National level Best Polytechnic College Principal Award conferred to Dr.V.Karthikeyan, Principal by ISTE
  • The Best ISTE Chairman Award 2019 has been conferred to Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, Salem
  • e-bike FUERZA (Students Project work) won the International level I Prize with Cash Award of Rs.50,000/- in 2019.
  • Smart Farming (Students Project work) won the First Prize in Smart India Hackathon with Cash Award of Rs.1,00,000/- in 2020

Now the institution has turned to be a forerunner in technical education with its rich academic standards and is being celebrated as the most respected institution across the Nation with 50000+ Alumni occupying top ranks in various multinational forums.

For more info, visit www.tpt.edu.in

Sona Group of institutions was founded by a simple, humble, affable, kind-hearted gentleman called Thiru. M. S. Chockalingam. A skilled businessman and a great textile wizard, Thiru. M. S. Chockalingam was at heart a big giver. His desire to give back to the society and nurture the next generation bore fruit in the form of the reputed Sona College of Technology. Sona, by the way, is the name by which Mr. Chockalingam was fondly addressed by his friends and admirers. And just like the man himself, Sona College of Technology is now a powerful ray of hope that guides youngsters towards fulfilling careers.

Sona College of Technology, one of the top ranking engineering colleges in India, has achieved global identity through its involvement in research in recent technology and successful completion of projects and products. Situated in Salem, Tamilnadu, the southern part of India, Sona is the best destination for engineering aspirants. The college offers Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Engineering and doctoral degree (Ph.D) in all major disciplines. Sona which is an ISO Certified Institution, is known for its rich tradition and high values bestowed upon it by its Founder Chairman, Thiru. M.S. Chockalingam. 

Sona College of Technology is equipped with world class infrastructure and highly qualified and experienced faculty members. Sona renders practical learning opportunities through its modern laboratories which are linked to the 36+ research and development centres that closely collaborate with ISRO, NIOT, DRDO, DST, Doshisha University Japan, and so on. It also offers a host of continuing education and non-formal courses to enhance the employability skills of the community. Sona’s sharp focus on quality education and training has turned it into a premier technical institution ensuring 100% placements in a wide range of companies. In short, Sona stands tall as one of the best institutions for world class professional education.

For more info, visit www.sonatech.ac.in

Sona School of Management(SSoM), Established in 1998, cherishes 22 years of legacy in creating talented, responsible and society centric management graduates who experience and believe that leadership can be nurtured with human touch. SSoM is one of the most sought after centres of excellence in India. It has made its presence in global context as well through its involvement in research, consultancy, teaching and training. The institute offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in six specialisations namely Business Analytics, Finance, Marketing, HR, Operations and Family Business. 

SSoM offers holistic education giving equal thrust to professional and personal development. The School is AICTE approved, NBA accredited, NAAC accredited and ISO certified. The institute received “AICTE – CII Award for Best Industry – Linked Technical Institute in India 2019” . It stands testimony to the commitment of the management to impart quality higher education. The school infrastructure is well furnished with all modern facilities such as wi-fi campus, fully digitalized library, Blackboard, moodle CMS and lecture capturing facility that put Sona at par with leading B-Schools. The vision & mission of the institute is to become a top-tier business school of eminence with excellence in Management Education, Research and Practice and to build competencies through continuous learning with global mindset.

SSoM is ranked 12th in India and 5th in Tamil Nadu among all the B-Schools under the category “Outstanding B-Schools of Excellence” by CSR Magazine(2019 survey).

For more info, visit www.sonamgmt.org

Sona College of Arts and Science, a recently added jewel in the crown of Sona group of Institutions has grown flourishingly well in the academics with 11 major departments. One among the major department is Department of Biotechnology, where we have students pursuing UG Biotechnology Course. Separate and well equipped laboratory facilities, qualified staff members and excellent academic records have made our biotechnology department as a landmark department of Sona College of Arts and Science.

Biotechnology is technology that utilizes biological systems, living organisms or parts of this to develop or create different products. Today, biotechnology covers many different disciplines (eg. genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, etc.). New technologies and products are developed every year within the areas of eg. medicine (development of new medicines and therapies), agriculture (development of genetically modified plants, biofuels, biological treatment) or industrial biotechnology (production of chemicals, paper, textiles and food).

As a versatile research department, we are focussing on various broad areas of research pertaining to medicinal and environmental, plant, microbial and cell line studies. Some of our thrust areas of research are

  • Phytochemistry
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Organic Farming
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Traditional Medicines
  • Cancer Biotechnology
  • Herbal Anticarcinogens And Their Molecular Mechanisms
  • Transgenics
  • Plant Genetic Engineering
  • Plant Biotechnology
For more info, visit www.sonacas.edu.in

Welcome to Sona Valliappa Public School…
Sona Valliappa Public School has its location in the heart of Salem city near to Salem Railway Junction and Central Bus Stand. It is established by the benevolent management of Sona Group of Institutions, which comprises of Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, Sona College of Technology and Sona College of Arts and Science, who have been rendering yeomen services in education for more than sixty years.

Our school is established with the motto “Nurturing Young Minds with Innovation!” to provide quality and holistic education to the young children in alignment with the emerging trends through innovative methodologies and make them to become what they aspire for.
The school provides a good ambience and serves to be the right place for the children to make learning joyful and creative.
Our school has dedicated and well trained Principal and Teachers, who do wonders in moulding the students by adapting innovative teaching process in the classrooms.

During this splendid and untiring journey of Six decades, the Sona Group takes pride in polishing more than 75000 diamonds, who uphold the name and fame of the Institutions by serving the needs of the world in various sectors.
Having become self-reliant and progressive in offering higher education, the Sona Group now intends to enlighten the uncut diamonds, the young children with its new venture the “Sona Valliappa Public School”.

The school aims to offer right and holistic education with love and care to nurture, develop, enlighten and empower the future citizens of tomorrow.
The vision of the school is to nurture and develop young minds by providing a conducive and stimulating learning ambience, with balanced emphasis on curriculum, innovation and physical activity and make them responsible global citizens.

For more info, visit www.sonavalliappapublicschool.com