The Celebration Ceremony of 70th Independence Day was jubilated in the premises of CAAD on 15th August 2016. Prof Vinodh Vijayakumar, Director, CAAD hoisted our National Flag and rendered his honor to the flag and our country's independence. Sweets were distributed to all participants. The ceremony was attended by the faculty members, students and the college administration team. The event concluded informally with various game events for students and faculty.
The commencement function of academic year 2016-17 was organized at the state of the art CAAD Thumbakkam campus on August 10th, 2016 in the august presence of Kollimalai Thuraiyur Arapani semmal Arulvakku sithar Shri Janakiram Swamigal, Mawlawi S N Jaaffar Saadhik Baaqavi, Imam, Jumma Mosque and Reverend Fr.S.Arulappan, Santhome Church, Mylapore, Chennai. Prof. Dr.D.Vishwanathan, former Vice Chancellor, Anna University, Chennai, graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest.
The commencement function for the Odd Semester classes at CAAD was organized on the 11th July 2016 after an intensive design workshop which happened the earlier week. The event was held in the Air Conditioned Seminar hall of CAAD. The function was held in the august presence of the Chairman, Smt. Roopa Rajendran and Prof. Dr. V. R. Rajendran and the event commenced ceremoniously with Pooja and lighting of Dheepam by all the faculty members of CAAD along with the chairperson.