Engineering Colleges in the State of Kerala have seen a sudden spurt in growth during the last decade. Apart from government engineering colleges, many self financing and private colleges have now started business in the state.
Government aided Colleges in the state are only a handful and seats available are also less, making competition fierce during the KEAM (Engineering & Medical Entrance examination of the State). College of Engineering (CET), located in the State capital Trivandrum offers Bachelor of Technology degree in all leading areas of engineering, Master of Technology in the areas of Structural Engineering (Civil), Hydraulics Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation and Traffic Engineering, Thermal Science, Machine design, Propulsion Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Control Systems, Guidance & Navigational Control, Power Systems, Electrical Machines, Microwave & Television Engineering, Applied Electronics &Instrumentation and in Signal Processing. CET also offers part time B.Tech and M.Tech degree programs, PhD and M.Sc in Engineering program for its students. For more information visit http://www.cet.ac.in/
Government Engineering College Barton Hills also in Trivandrum offers sixty seats each in Electronics and communication, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, IT and Mechanical Engineering. For more details visit http://www.gecbh.ac.in/
The Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam offers sixty seats each in Computer science, CE, EC, EE and ME. For more details visit http://www.rit.ac.in/
Government Engineering College at Thrissur offers Bachelor and Master level degree programs in all major areas of engineering. The college also allows lateral entry for diploma holders for these programs. For more details visit http://gectcr.ac.in/Academic.
Government Engineering College Sreekrishnapuram located in Palakkad in Kerala also offers sixty seats each in Computer Science, Electronics and Communications engineering and IT. For more details visit www.gecskp.ac.in/
The Government College of Engineering Kannur offers full time and part time Bachelor of Technology degree programs in the leading five areas of engineering. The College also has 30 seats for lateral entry students. For more details visit http://gcek.ac.in/
The Government Engineering College, Kozhikode also offers sixty seats each for Mechanical Engineering, Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Civil Engineering. For more details visit http://www.geckkd.ac.in/
The Government Engineering College located at Wayanad offers Bachelor of Technology degree programs in the areas of Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. For more details visit http://www.gecwyd.ac.in/
TKM College of Engineering, Kollam offers Bachelor of Technology in all leading areas of engineering, along with Master of Technology in Civil and Mechanical Engineering. The College also offers part time programs in Engineering. For more details visit http://www.tkmce.ac.in/
Other government aided engineering colleges include – Engineering College Idukki, MA College of Engineering Kothamangalam and NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad.
SCT College of Engineering located at Pappanamcode in Trivandrum is a self financing Engineering College under Kerala State Road Transport Corporation. Self financing Engineering Colleges under IHRD include – College of Engineering at Adoor, Alapuzha, Karunagpally and Poonjar respectively along with Model Engineering College, Ernakulam. Self financing Engineering Colleges under Lal Bahadur Shastri (LBS) Center for Science and Technology include – LBS College of Engineering at Kasargod and Institute of Technology for Women at Trivandrum.
Other self financing colleges include College of Engineering at Kottayam, Kasargod, Thalasery, Perumon and Munnar respectively, University College of engineering at Thodupuzha and Kariyavattom, Vadakkara Co-operative Institute of Technology, Malappuram Institute of Engineering & Technology etc. Apart from these the state also has more than seventy eight private engineering colleges offering nearly 15000 engineering seats to students.