Mount Zion Christian Educational Trust was founded in 1988 with a focus to provide wholesome education to the students of all walks of life in the then educationally backward district of Pudukkottai. Mount Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School established in the same year, has since grown into the school of highest repute in the district.With the view of providing quality higher education, the trust came out with Mount Zion College of Engineering & Technology in August, 2001. Now it is one of the leading institutions in this area.

When the Trustees extended their focus towards health care arena, Mount Zion College of Nursing was inaugurated in September, 2009 with a view to provide High Quality Nursing Education. It is the great desire of the trustees to produce professionally qualified & technically competent nurses from this institution to serve humanity.The trust established Mount Zion International School (CBSE) in 2011 in order to move the educational standard from national to international level.

Mr. Jayabarathan Chelliah, Founder, who holds a master's degree in Educational Administration from the prestigious Loma Linda University U.S.A, along with his team of trustees who are dedicated, qualified educationists, has been governing these three institutions with foresight and meticulous planning. He has over 40 years of experience in managing various educational institutions. The relentless perseverance of the trustees for academic excellence ensures that students get the best of all aspects of education.

      Mr. Jayabarathan Chelliah, M.A. (U.S.A), B.Ed.

Mr. Jayabarathan Chelliah,was the Founder-Chairman of Mount Zion Christian Education Trust. Under his able leadership the first school which was started in 1988 grew into many institutions. He held a bachelor's degree in science from Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, a bachelor's degree in education from Calicut University, Kerala. He graduated in June, 1978 with a master's degree in Educational administration from the prestigious Loma Linda University, California, U.S.A. He was also an honoured alumnus of Loma Linda University, California, USA. He was also presented the Dr. Radhakrishnan (Nallasiriyar) Award by the Governemnt of Tamil Nadu. The institutions he started will continue to strive to reach the lofty ideals he envisioned.

      Mrs. Florence Jayabarathan, M.A., B.Ed.

Mrs. Florence Jayabarathan,is the Chairperson of the Mount Zion Christian Educational Trust which sponsors Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology. She along with her husband and founding chairman Mr. Jayabarathan Chelliah started the Mount Zion Institutions in Pudukkottai District. She is a dedicated teacher and motivates teachers and students to perform to their fullest.

      Prof. Jayson Keerthy Jayabarathan, B.E., M.Tech., Ph.D.

Prof. Jayson Keerthy Jayabarathan, who holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Mookambigai College of Engineering and a master's degree in Computer Science & Engineering from SASTRA University, Thanjavur along with his team of dedicated, qualified faculty, has been governing Mount Zion College of Engineering & Technology. He has over 10 years of experience in managing the institution. Providing the best of technical information and latest technology for the students is his foremost aim.


At time one is intrigued, how could four years in Mount Zion College of Nursing make so much of a difference in one’s life? And then you realize that it does. From the first time students enter the lush green campus with dreams in their eyes, everyone from different places, different backgrounds, till the last day in the campus, every day at Mount Zion presents opportunities to learn and grow. Life at Mount Zion, apart from regular classes and exams includes sports and games, co-curricular activities and extracurricular activities. Life in the campus will be what you would miss the most when you leave the portals of Mount Zion and then you wonder how could four years go by so quickly?


The college is spread over a beautiful lush green stretch of land spanning 30 acres which provides an ideal atmosphere for academic pursuits. The college has a well-planned campus, aesthetically designed buildings, well-furnished class rooms, lecture halls, excellent library, and separate hostels for men and women. The college operates a fleet of buses connecting all parts of the city. Besides these, the college is well connected to different parts of the city by public transport buses.

Our college was the first in the region to offer 24 hrs Wi-Fi connectivity in all areas of the campus