Started as Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering in 1984 by Kalasalingam and Anandam Ammal Charities. Govt. of Tamil Nadu granted permanent approval and Madurai Kamaraj University has given permanent affiliation. Ranked among top 5 engineering colleges affiliated to Anna University, Tam..
The Koneru Lakshmaiah Charities was established as a trust in the year 1980 with its official address at Museum road, Governorpet, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh – 520 002 and started KL College of Engineering in the Academic year 1980-81. The trust was converted into a Society by the name Koneru Laks..