CSI College of Engineering is a self financing college in The nilgiris which came into existence in the year 1998. CSICE was founded by the concerted efforts of the Coimbatore Diocese and the Most Rt. Rev. William Moses. He was the Primary Architect under whose guidance the college was founded. The compassion he had for the place and the people of The Nilgiris enabled him to envision and establish the institution against all odds. He was a great visionary and with his determined focus, his dream of starting an Engineering College in The Nilgiris came to life. Most Rt. Rev. William Moses. was the correspondent from the year 1998 to 2000. He efficiently guided and brought the college to great heights. During these years Dr. S.J. Jeyapaulan was the Principal and he remained in the position till the year 2012.
Presently the College is effectively functioning under the guidance and the leadership of Rt. Rev. Timothy Ravinder, the bishop of the Coimbatore Diocese and Chairman of the Institution.
The college has a successful, young and dynamic leader Adv. N. Nesa Merlin who is taking the college to the next level with his untiring efforts and determination. Under his leadership, one can witness the drastic changes that the institution is undergoing for a better tomorrow and who is meticulously taking all efforts to bring back the college to newer horizons.