The Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Tavanur was established in 1985. The Dean is the Academic Head of the college. He is the chairman of the Staff Council and Public InformationOfficer of the institution. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Studies of the faculty. He is the patron of Students Union, Parent Teacher Association and Warden of hostels. The Academic officers assist the Dean in academic affairs. The Administrative Officer assists him in general administration and financial matters.