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Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Irungattukottai (India)
Coordinates: 13°00′0″N 79°59′33″E / 13.00000°N 79.99250°E / 13.00000; 79.99250Coordinates: 13°00′0″N 79°59′33″E / 13.00000°N 79.99250°E / 13.00000; 79.99250
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictKancheepuram District
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencySriperumbudur

Irungattukottai is a fast emerging neighbourhood of Chennai, strategically[citation needed] on the Chennai-Bangalore Highway (NH4). It is approximately 34 km from downtown Chennai. Irungatttukottai is part of the Kancheepuram District.

Over the last decade, Irungattukottai has seen significant investments by large manufacturing industries and the Tamil Nadu Government. Here 10 years local president name was Mr G.Selvaraj. He is a local politician in AIADMK

The State Industries Promotions Corporation of Tamil Nadu (SIPCOT) has set up a large industrial complex aimed primarily at the manufacturing industry as well as a special economic zone (SEZ) for the footwear industry.

Irungattukottai is the location of Hyundai Motors large manufacturing facility. The plant forms a critical part of Hyundai's global export hub. It currently exports to around 85 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia, and Asia Pacific.

India's first private air freight station is getting ready to be operational at Irungattukottai and the soft launch of the project took place on 17 July 2015.[1]

Colleges and schools

A number of engineering colleges and schools are in Irungattukottai.

Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering

SVCE was founded by the Sri Venkateswara Educational and Health Trust (SVEHT) in 1985. The trust was founded on 1 August 1984 at the behest of Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal. The college, established by the Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation (SPIC) group, a prominent petro-chemical corporation in India, is said to be among the top engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu, and a Tier-I institution among self-financing colleges.

Kings Engineering College

Maharishi Vidya Mandir

The school, at VGN, Brixton, is affiliated to the CBSE board and has classes from LKG to XII.

St Johns International Residential School


Over the last few years, a large number of speciality dining restaurants have emerged at Irungattukottai. They cater to the large number of South Korean ex-pats who work primarily for Hyundai and other Korean companies in Irungattukottai. These restaurants are mostly located on the NH4 highway.

Choki Dhani is a Rajasthan-themed entertainment centre thatserves traditional Rajasthani cuisine.

Muscat Bakery and Restaurant


The Madras Motor Race Track (Irungattukottai Race Track) permanent motor racing circuit is in this town. It was built in the late 1980s and was inaugurated in 1990. It is the first of its kind in India and is owned and operated by the Madras Motor Sports Club.


  1. ^ Simhan, Te Raja (18 July 2015). "India's first private air freight station all set to open in Chennai". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 14 September 2018.

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