Easwari Engineering College, a unit of SRM Group of Institutions, was established in the year 1996. The department of Information Technology came into existence from the year 1999. Initially, the annual intake was 40. In tune with the growing demand profile globally for IT, the intake level was enhanced to 120 in the year 2004-2005.
As per university norms, semester system is being followed Admission to first year is based on the marks secured in the Plus 2 examination.
In addition, admissions in the second year are done by the Directorate of Technical Education, exclusively for diploma holders, to the extent of 10% of the sanctioned strength, under lateral entry scheme. The department has been accredited by National Board of Accreditation.