On 17th of April 1997, Merit Educational & Charitable trust was established by the
chairman Thiru A. Subramanian & Tmt. S. Nagalakshmi. They have been instrumental
behind the Merit Group Of institutions catering to the various educational needs
of the locality.
The Merit polytechnic college was established in 2011 and has an intake capacity of 300 students (60 seats in each course). The institute is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and is affiliated to the Directorate of Technical Education (DOTE), Chennai.
The Merit Polytechnic College campus is spread over a sprawling 50acres area at Idaikal, Ambasamudram. The campus is located in a serene and peaceful locality & is supported by vibrant pursuits of knowledge by enthusiastic, well qualified & experience faculties.
Idaikal is gifted with nature’s beauty. The world famous Courtallam waterfalls are just 30km away & agasthiyar falls and papanasam Temple are just 20km away. From Idaikal Ambasamudram is 7km, Tirunelveli 30km, Tuticorin 70km and Kollam is just 120km.