“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
With a sound faculty base, avant-garde infrastructure and resources most illuminating, KMEA Engineering College Edathala has been a niche for all technology aspirants. The institution, since the very beginning, has attracted learners for its unique perspectives and the wide range of opportunities provided. The academic vigour here promises excellence and quality across all the branches and takes advantage of education beyond classrooms.
Aiming at holistic development, we educate our students for a better tomorrow, equipping them with the will and skill to be ideal role models in society. Helping us with the mission is the strong quorum of 200 PhD/MTech qualified teachers distributed in nine departments.
To enrich student life above academics, the institution provides a multitude of extracurricular activities including the annual cultural celebration, sports fete and technical fests. An active National Service Scheme (NSS) functions on the campus through which the volunteers participate in regular service activities like blood donation camp, awareness camps etc.
A strong personality emerges out of a sound physical as well as mental constitution. The student counselling facility here looks forward to promote the mental health of our students thereby improving their quality of life. This has helped us create a learning environment that facilitates individual development. The service of a qualified student counsellor is made available on the campus.
Under the guidance of experts, various committees have formed in KMEA contributing to the learning process and excellent outcomes. The student body and their concerns are well represented in these platforms. Apart from the Disciplinary committee, Anti-ragging committee, Learning and Teaching committee, we also have Creative, Innovation Committees, Literary, Cultural, Arts and Theatre committees to furnish art in the college, and others like Sports, Campus Health and Safety Committees to ensure healthy student life. The Examination Committee, Library Committee, Infrastructure Management Committee and the Student Council are other groups working actively on the campus.
Spread over 2.5 lakhs square feet, the college has a strong infrastructure and an excellent computer network backbone. The Internet connectivity is provided through an 8Mbps 1:1 leased line. Each department has well-equipped laboratories required for the curriculum and computer centres for conducting workshops. The college has a fully air conditioned 100 pax capacity Conference Hall with perfect acoustics. It is equipped with the most modern audio-visual presentation facilities which include apart from a generic seating arrangements, laptop, handy cam on tripod, cordless mikes, sound mixture, wide projection screen etc. The conference hall has a stable power backup system ensuring continuous power supply.
With a well-stocked library the facilities here are an academic reserve for B.Tech and M.Tech students. More than 16000 volumes of Text books, 80 journals, over 8000 e-books and e-journals under DELNET add to the resources. A digital library with modern computer facilities too is provided. The Library is open from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm every day except Sundays and Govt. Holidays.
Career Guidance and Placement Unit
KMEA Engineering College has a very dynamic Career Guidance & Placement Unit (CGPU) to impart quality training to the students and to help them out to find their dream jobs. Students have been given systematic and continuous training on aptitude, group discussion, interview & soft skills starting from first year onwards. CGPU is constituted of students and faculty members in the college. CGPU is keen to organize regular guest lecturers from the industry to impart the recent technological developments in the field of Science & Technology to students. Our alumni have been placed in top MNC’s like Infosys, Oracle, Sasken, IBS, Wipro, Cummins, SPI, Mphasis, CSS, HCL, CMC, IBS, etc.
As part of holistic learning and updating the students with the latest technological advancements, the institute has constituted a Students Forum of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), Instrumentation Society of India (ISOI) and Computer Society of India (CSI). The college is an institutional member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and IETE.
Tuition Fee Waver Scheme & Scholarships/Awards
As per AICTE/Govt norms 5% seats of total intake will be filled under Tuition Fee Waver Scheme. The college is providing Smart Awards for the students who acquire highest marks in the end semester examination in each class. Also Best Citizen Awards are given to the students getting 100% attendance in each class.
The college is situated at a distance of 8Kms from Cochin City on Edappally-Pukkattupady route. The college is well connected by road, rail and air. It is located 10 km from Aluva Railway Station, 13 km from Ernakulam North Railway station and 18 km from Ernakulam South Railway station. The Cochin International Airport along NH-47 is situated 20 km from the college.