Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Kerala

Many people assume that it is only worth pursuing Engineering from IITs and NITs, but this is not true. Other colleges are equally good, and they offer excellent placements too. We also understand that the admission season is one of the most stressful times of a student's life, and the student needs constant guidance to take a step in the right direction. Today, in this article, we have shared a list of Kerala's top 10 best engineering colleges. You can browse through the list and choose a college according to your interest.

List of Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Kerala

Rank College Name City
1 National Institute of Technology Calicut
2 Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology Thiruvananthapuram
3 Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
4 APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University Thiruvananthapuram
5 Indian Institute of Electronics and Information Technology Calicut
6 College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram
7 School of Engineering Ernakulam
8 Federal Institute of Science & Technology Ernakulam
9 Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam
10 Government Engineering College Thrissur

1. National Institute of Technology

NIT Calicut was earlier known as Regional Engineering College, and the college was later converted to NIT under the NIT Act. This college is one of the best in the country, and we are sure that you would be aware of the reputation carried by NITs. NIT Calicut also has supercomputers on the campus. If you wish to pursue a course in nanotechnology, then NIT Calicut has something for you as well.

2. Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology

The next college on the list is IIST, and it is for the students who would love to do a course in space science. The college has UG, PG and doctorate programs in space science and technology. It is a deemed university, and it also has an observatory on the campus.

3. Indian Institute of Technology

Kerala is also home to the Indian Institute of Technology. The college was established in 2015, and it is relatively a new college. The mentor at this IIT was the former director of IIT Madras. It initially started at a temporary campus, while the main campus is operational now but still under development.

4. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University

APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University was earlier known as Kerala Technological University, and it has over 150 colleges affiliated with it. The university was first established in 2014, and since then, it has witnessed massive growth because of the highest standard of education.

5. National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology

NIELIT is based in Calicut, and it is directly under the Ministry of Electronics & Information & Technology. The college offers an updated syllabus to the students, but you should note that this college only offers M.Tech, PG Diploma, Short Term Courses and Industrial Training.

6. College of Engineering Trivandrum

CET, or College of Engineering Trivandrum, was established in 1939, and it is a government college. It had a very humble start, but today, it is one of the best government colleges in Kerala. The college not only offers B.Tech & M.Tech, but it also offers MBA and MCA. There is dedicated faculty at this college for B.Arch and M.Planning courses too.

7. School of Engineering

School of Engineering is affiliated to Cochin University of Science & Technology, and it was established in 1979. This college offers B.Tech and M.Tech, and it was also one of the first colleges in India to offer a B.Tech in IT and Safety & Fire. The college works closely with ISRO, DRDO, UGC, and other government departments for research and development.

8. Federal Institute of Science & Technology

FISAT is a private college that was established in the year 2002, and the college was formed under the efforts of the Federal Bank Officers Association. The college is currently affiliated with APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University & Mahatma Gandhi University.

9. Indian Institute of Information Technology

If you are interested in pursuing a career in Information Technology, you can also explore IIIT Kottayam. The Ministry of Human Resource Development established this college, and it is a public-private partnership. IIIT also offers dual-degree programs to the students.

10. Government Engineering College

The last option on our list is GEC; it is a famous engineering college in Kerala, and it was also the first college established after the formation of Kerala. At present, GEC is affiliated with the University of Calicut, and it offers high quality education to engineering students.