Periyar Maniyammai College of Technology for Women was established in the year 1988 by Periyar Maniyammai and Charitable society, Chennai. It is named after great reformer of the 20th century, EV Ramasamy, fondly known as Thanthai Periyar and his philanthropic wife Annai Maniammaiar, the Periyar Maniyammai College of Technology is specially established for the women, to make them confident and equal opportunity like men.
Periyar Maniyammai College of Technology for women was started with the Approval India Council for Technical education, New Delhi and affiliated Bharathidasan University and Tamil Nadu and it is affiliated by Anna University from 2001.
The Periyar Maniyammai College of Technology for Women is located on a 216 acres, with lush green garden. The land has been transformed into a land of thick foliages, green vegetation and technology-hub. There are facilities provides by the college such as 24 hour hospital facility, Indian overseas bank, FM Community Radio, Cafeteria and Gift Parlor, Wi-Fi Connectivity, DTH placed inside campus for information access and entertainment for hostellers and lot more.
The college has offered my courses for the aspirants such as B.Arch- 5 years, B.Tech- 4 Years, B.Ed-1 year, M.Tech- 2 year, MBA, MCA, M.Sc., M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D, MSW etc.