The Chirala Engineering College was established in academic year 2001 by GSR & TSR Educational Society with a clear objective of providing quality technical education in tune with international standards and contemporary global requirements. The college is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), affiliated to the JNTU Kakinada and recognised as the Jawahar Knowledge Centre (JKC) by the government of A.P. It is the first engineering college in Prakasam district to attain ISO:9001:2000 certification.
The management commitment to excellence and relevance in technical education is reflected in the marvelous infrastructure that is comparable to the finest institution of its type in the country. The imposing multi-storied buildings housing state-of-the-art computer laboratories, spacious classrooms, well equipped laboratories, workshops, computer centre with server room, a well-stocked library, wide and well lit clean corridors and a large canteen has set new standards in providing facilities at an international level.
The 31 acre sprawling campus with lawns, gardens, playgrounds and a parking lot ensures the right academic ambience essential for a center of higher education.
Application of modern technology in teaching- learning process and effective day-to-day governance of the college makes CEC unique. Thus, within just 11 years of its existence, CEC has carved out a niche for itself as one of the leading engineering colleges in A.P.