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Our Vision

To transform young students into responsible and competent professionals with focus on dissemination of knowledge in the sphere of Electronics, Communication and Instrumentation Engineering

Our Mission

  1. To impart quality engineering education to satisfy the needs of  academics, industry and society
  2. To achieve excellence in teaching-learning, research and innovation in the area of Electronics, Communication and Instrumentation Engineering
  3. To facilitate networking with alumni, industries and institutions in bringing about excellence and nourishing the entrepreneurial skills of the students.
  4. To practice highest level of professional integrity, transparency and accountability

Achievements and Awards

  • Dr. Baiju M.R - Received Gold medal for best PhD thesis from  IISc, Bangalore (2005)

  • Dr. Ciza Thomas - Got Appreciation award from Higher education department ,Govt. of Kerala for implementing k-base project for all Engineering and polytechnic colleges (2010)

  • Received IEEE Region 10 Outstanding student branch award 2013 (2nd place) 

  • NSS unit, College of Engineering Trivandrum,under the leadership of Prof. (Dr.) Deepa P. Gopinath, Assistant Professor of the department, bagged 4 state level awards of Technical Cell- i) Best Unit ii) Best Programme Officer Award  iii) Best Volunteer and iv) Top scorer award. (2013-14)


  • B. Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engg) -   1965
  • M. Tech.  (Microwave and Television Engg)- 1972
  • B. Tech. (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg) - 1981
  • Part Time B. Tech  (Electronics and Communication Engg)-   1982
  • M. Tech.  (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg)- 1986
  • Part Time M. Tech. (Microwave and Television Engg)- 1988
  • Part Time M. Tech.(Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg)- 1988
  • Department Library - 1995
  • Leased Line Connectivity – 1996
  • Accreditation: B. Tech.  (Electronics and Communication Engg.) A5 grade – 1999
  • Accreditation: B. Tech.  (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg.) B5 grade – 2000
  • ISO 9002: 1994 certification – 2001
  • PROJECT FIST – 2003
  • M. Tech. (Signal Processing) – 2005
  • New generation PG Labs (VLSI, Embedded systems ,Advanced  Commn.  & Fiber Optics lab) – 2006
  • Accreditation: B-Tech (Electronics and Communication Engg.) A5 Grade – 2007
  • Accreditation: B-Tech (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg.) A5 Grade - 2007  
  • Accreditation: M-Tech (Microwave and Television Engg.) A5 Grade - 2007 
  • Accreditation: M-Tech (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg.) A3 Grade - 2007
  • PROJECT NPMaSS- 2010
  • ECE New Block- 2011
  • Approved as QIP centre-2011
  • Regular Full-time Ph. D. program under CERD, SPEED-IT -2011
  • Increase of intake in PG programmes (MW & AEI) - 2012              
  •  Establishment of Computer Vision Lab – 2013

Dr Baiju M R sworn in as KPSC member

Prof (Dr. ) M R Baiju sworn in as the member of the Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC). He is the first faculty member  of the ECE department of CET to become an Hon.  Member of the KPSC.  

Hearty Congratulations. We wish him the very best on his new assignment.

He was relieved from his duties at CET. 

About the Department

The Electronics and Communication Engineering Department was established  at CET Campus , Sreekariam in 1965. The undergraduate program on Electronics and Communication engineering was started with an intake of 33 students. 

Currently, the department offers: (i) B. Tech. Degree programs on Electronics and Communication Engineering (full-time and part-time), Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (full-time only); (ii) M. Tech. degree programs on Microwave and Television Engineering, Applied Electronics and Instrumentation,  Signal Processing, Micro and Nano Electronics. 

All the courses in the department are accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The department is also ISO (ISO 9001-2000) certified since 01-01-2001.

NBA Accreditation and ISO certification

1999 - The ECE branch was accredited with A5 grade

2001 - The department got ISO 9002: 1994 certification

2007 - Both the B. Tech programs(ECE ,AEI) and M.Tech (MTV) were accredited with A5 grade. The M.Tech program on AEI got A3 grade

2013 - B. Tech programs on ECE and AEI, and M.Tech on MTV  are accredited with A5 grade. The M.Tech programs on AEI  and SP got A3 grade

How to Reach

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By Air:
Thiruvananthapuram is well connected to the rest of the world through many domestic and international flights daily. At the airport, you shall get a cab to CET at pre-paid taxi counter. It will cost about Rs. 500/-. On-line taxi services are also available. The near by places of CET are Sreekariyam/ Chavadimukku/ kulathoor/ Manvila. 

By Bus:

The main bus terminus in Thiruvananthapuram is located at Thampanoor (opposite to the Trivandrum central railway station). Public Transport buses to the CET  campus is available here.

If direct bus is not available, find public transport  buses via Sreekariam/ Chavadimukku. Please disembark the bus at Sreekariam/Chavadimukku. CET is at a distance of 2.0 km from Sreekariam and 1 km from Chavadimukku. You shall get connection buses to CET from Sreekariam or Chavadimukku.  CET  is only at 10 minutes walking distance from Chavadimukku. You may hire an autorickshaw (Rs. 20-30/-) to reach CET from Sreekariyam/ Chavadimukku. 

By Train:
Please alight at the Trivandrum central railway station at Thampanoor.

You can board a pre-paid autorickshaw just outside the Trivandrum railway station (Autorickshaw charge will be around Rs. 120/-).


To get bus, you may proceed to the Thampanoor bus stand which is just 100 m from there. (please see the above section for reaching CET  by bus). 

 On-line taxi services are also available.