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College at a Glance

BRIEF HISTORY

The College of Engineering, Trivandrum was established in 1939 as the first Engineering College in the then Travancore State. The institution owes its foundation to the bold and inspired vision of Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, the then Maharaj of Travancore. Initially the College was housed in the former office and bungalow of the Chief Engineer (present PMG Office). Maj T.H Mathewman, a Britisher was the first Principal, Started as constituent College of Travancore University, the College has an initial intake of 21 students each for Degree and Diploma courses in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical branches. With the establishment of the Directorate of Technical Education in the late fifties, the College administration came under the control of the Government of Kerala. The College was shifted to the present sprawling 125 acres in 1960.

Over the years, the intake of students increased and as of now with eight full-fledged departments offering eight undergraduate, 19 postgraduate and doctoral programmes under the University of Kerala, the College has around 3500 students, 285 teaching staff and 290 non-teaching staff. B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Tech, M.Plan, MCA and MBA and evening courses are also offered by the College.

Ever since the inception, the College has maintained its eminence as a leading Engineering College in India. According to a study sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, government of India, in the early ninties, College of Engineering, Trivandrum was among the to[ ten Engineering Colleges in India. The College ranks among the top in the country in the quality of its graduates and the number of top jobs held by its graduates. With such an eminence in the academic and curricular activities, the College is the most sought after Engineering College by the applicants of Engineering degree programmes in the state.

 

ACCREDITATION

National Board of Accreditation (NBA) as per letter No.NBA/(COE-61)/792/98 dated 18/05/2007 has accredited both undergraduate and post-gradute programmes of the College. The following courses of College of Engineering, Trivandrum have been accredited.

Major benefits of the accreditation by NBA include AICTE preferential funding, top preference from companies conducting campus interviews, exemption from undergoing tests for higher studies and employment in foreign countries that have a tie up with NBA.

 

Sl No

Name of U.G Programme(s)

Accreditation Status

Period of validity

w.e.f 18/09/2013

1

Civil Engineering

Accredited

5 Years

2

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Accredited

2 Years

3

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Accredited

5 Years w.e.f. 06/05/2014

4

Applied Electronis & instrumentation

Accredited

5Years  w.e.f. 06/05/2014

5

Mechanical Engineering

Accredited

5 Years

6

Architecture

Accredited

 Result not declared

7

Industrial Engineering

Accredited

2 Years

 

Sl No

Name of PG Programme (S) Status

Accrediton 

Period of validity

1

Structural Engineering

Accredited

5 years from 06/05/2014

2

Traffic & Transportation Engineering

Accredited

5 years  from 06/05/2014

3

Hydraulics Engineering

Accredited

5 years  from 06/05/2014

4

Environmental Engineering

Accredited

5 years  from 06/05/2014

5

Geotechnical Engineering

Accredited

5 years  from 06/05/2014

6

Machine Design

Accredited

5 years from 06/05/2014

7

Microwave and TV Engineering

Accredited

5 years from 06/05/2014

8

Electrical machines

Accredited

3 years from 04/02/2013

9

Theraml Sciences

Accredited

5 years from 06/05/2014

10

Industrial engineering

 

 

11

Propulsion Engineering

Accredited

5 years from 06/05/2014

12

Control Systems

Accredited

3 years from 04/02/2013

13

Guidance & Navigational Control

Accredited

3 years from 04/02/2013

14

Applied Electronics & Instrumentation

Accredited

3 years from 08/11/2013

15

Power Systems

Accredited

3 years from 04/02/2013

16

Master of Computer Application (MCA)

 

 

17

Digital signal processing

Accredited

3 years from 08/11/2011

18

MBA

Accredited

3 years from 18/09/2013