Kumbakonam, also spelt as Coombaconum in the records of British India, is a town and a special grade municipality in the Thanjavur district of the southeast Indianstate of Tamil Nadu. It is located 40 km from Thanjavur and 273 km from Chennai and headquarters of the Kumbakonam taluk,Thanjavur district. The town is bounded by two rivers, the Kaveri River to the north and Arasalar River to the south.
Kumbakonam dates back to the Sangam period and was ruled by the Early Cholas, Pallavas, Medieval Cholas, Later Cholas, Pandyas, the Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, ThanjavurNayaks and the Thanjavur Marathas.
It rose to be a prominent city between the 7th and 9th centuries AD, when it served as a capital of the Medieval Cholas. The town reached the zenith of its prosperity during the British Raj when it was a prominent centre of European education and Hindu culture; and it acquired the cultural name, "Cambridge of South India".
Kumbakonam is known for its temples and mathas (monasteries). There are around 188 Hindu temples within the municipal limits of Kumbakonam. Apart from these, there are several thousand temples around the town thereby giving the town the sobriquets "Temple Town" and "City of temples".
NTTF Centre was launched newly in the Temple Town on 14th July 2014. The NTTF Campus iswell equipped with modern amenities and infrastructure for training, providing the students with great opportunities to explore and gain more practical knowledge to prepare for the industry needs.
Our campus is well connected to some of the most important destinations in town, such as Kumbakonam Railway Station& Bus Terminus which is around 3.5 kms away and takes 8 minutes by road.