Francis Xavier Engineering College was found by Shri. Cletus Babu, (Chairman, SCAD group of institutions) inspired by Smt. Amali Cletus in the year 2000. This well established technical institution maintains excellent standards of education, which are comparable to those of premier Universities. In long run this institute would pickup its position in quality research. This institute has a sprawling area of 15 acres in the heart of Tirunelveli Corporation offering the ambience for intellectual pursuits. The faculty members of this institute are pioneers in imparting technical knowledge and making education an easy access to young technical minds who aspire to become great technocrats. The institute has been certified with ISO 9001-2000 by International Certifications Service ( Asia ) Pvt.Ltd (ICS) accredited by joint accreditation system of Australia and New Zealand .