Karpaga Vinayaga Educational Trust was founded in 1993 by Thiru S. Regupathy, B.Sc.B.L, Former minister of state, Government of India.
Its maiden venture was the establishment of J J College of Arts and Science, Pudukkottai in 1994. In 2001, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology blossomed near chennai in a 65 acre campus on the GST Road. Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Dental Sciences, Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Medical Sciences and Karpaga Vinayaga College of Nursing followed suit in the same campus in a short span of time. A 650 bedded multi-speciality hospital is also functioning within the campus.