First Muslim minority college was established in 1984 as name of B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College approved by the Government of Tamil Nadu and later by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is presently affiliated to the premier and world renowned Anna University. B.S. ABDUR RAHMAN CRESCENT ENGINEERING COLLEGE is acclaimed throughout India for its quality in teaching and research. Being one of the largest engineering colleges in India it lays emphasis on innovative research, investment in high-quality facilities and first-rate infrastructure. Also no fewer than nine of our departments are rated very highly.
B.S. ABDUR RAHMAN CRESCENT ENGINEERING COLLEGE is sponsored by the All India Islamic Foundation. The members of the foundation are eminent personalities in various walks of life such as education, research, industry, business and administration.
The President of the foundation Alhaj B. S. Abdur Rahman is the chairman of the governing bodies of the college and is also the managing trustee of the Seethakathi Trust, Chennai, which has established schools par excellence at Vandalur for boys and at Nugambakkam for girls and a leading Arts and Science college for women at Kilakarai.
B.S. ABDUR RAHMAN CRESCENT ENGINEERING COLLEGE aims to achieve the following goals:
• To raise itself as a centre of excellence through integrated educational, academic and industrial research and consultancy services.
• To actively participate in the development of technical manpower and physical infrastructure for enhancing the country's credibility and stature.
• To undertake cooperative research in the industry for upgradation of current technologies and development of new ones, to improve quality and cost effectiveness, while participating in the ongoing process of globalisation.
• To play a noble role for making significant contributions for social upliftment through technical education.
• Crescent Residential School for Boys, Vandalur, Chennai - 600 048
• Crescent Matriculation Higher Secondary School for Girls, Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600 006
• Nagore Crescent Matriculation Higher Secondary School for Girls, Nagore - 611 002
• Madurai Crescent Matriculation Higher Secondary School for Girls, Madurai - 625 014
• Thassim Beevi Abdul Kader College for Women, Kilakarai - 623 517
• Kilakarai Bukhari Alim Arabic College, Vandalur, Chennai - 600 048