University College of Engineering, Thodupuzha

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University College of Engineering Thodupuzha
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Type Education institution
Established 1996
Principal Dr.P.N.Joshi
Students 1344
Location Thodupuzha, Kerala, India
9°50′44″N 76°44′27″E / 9.84553°N 76.74096°E / 9.84553; 76.74096
Campus 25 acres (100,000 m2)
Nickname UCE
Affiliations AICTE
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(Office)00-91-4862-256-222, 00-91-4862-256-534

University College of Engineering (UCE), located near Thodupuzha, is an institute of engineering and technology, run and managed by the Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, Kerala. UCE offers both bachelor's and master's degree courses. Courses conducted by the college are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi. The Syndicate of Mahatma Gandhi University is serving as the Board of Governors of the institute. The institute started functioning in 1996 at Thodupuzha and was later moved to its own campus at Muttom in May 2002.


University College Of Engineering was inaugurated on 29 October 1996 by the then Kerala Minister for Education and Work, Shri.P. J. Joseph, in Thodupuzha. The college started functioning with three departments - Computer Science, Electronics and Communication and Polymer Technology. In May 2002, when the college was shifted to its own campus in Muttom, with the addition of two more departments - Information Technology and Electrical and Electronics. Later in 2007, M. Tech course in Applied Electronics started to be offered in the campus.

Campus information[edit]

The college campus is located in a 25-acre land near Muttom, 8 km from Thodupuzha, by the side of State Highway No 33. The nearest attractions are the Malankara Dam and the adjoining reservoir which is constructed across the waters from the tailgate of Moolamattom Power House.


Computer Science and Engineering[edit]

This course teaches hardware and software fields, with prominence on the software sector. Other than the final year main project, the syllabus includes seminars and a mini project in the third year. The course aims at making its students capable to face the challenges in the fast-growing information technology industry. The core of the course includes subjects like data structures, operating systems, language processors, algorithm analysis, and theory of computation.

Electronics and Communication Engineering[edit]

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering maintains an industry-institution interaction. The curriculum includes electives like Computer Networking, Information Theory and Coding.

Polymer Engineering[edit]

The B.Tech. Polymer Engineering course was initiated for the requirements of the industrial sector giving equal emphasis for the study of rubber and plastic. The students are professionally trained through in-plant training in various industries in and out of the state, thereby nourishing themselves with the skill and expertise.

Information Technology[edit]

IT Department was started in 2002 as part of the college's expansion program.

Electrical and Electronics Engineering[edit]

Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) Department was started in 2002 as part of the college's expansion programme.

Courses offered[edit]

College offers B. Tech courses in five streams and M. Tech course in one stream.

Courses and seats[edit]

  • M. Tech in Applied Electronics - 36 seats
  • B. Tech. in Computer Science And Engineering - 66 seats
  • B. Tech. in Electronics and Communications Engineering - 66 seats
  • B. Tech. in Polymer Technology - 66 seats
  • B. Tech. in Electrical And Electronics Engineering - 66 seats
  • B. Tech. in Information Technology - 66 seats

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Bijoy Kanatt (PE - 2000), Patent holder for "A Method of Manufacturing Lacquer Coated Plastic Components“ which was filed on May 31, 2001[1]
  • K.E. Nissar (ECE - 2000 batch) - selected for the DRDO Young Scientist Award for 2008 for research in signal processing algorithms.[2]
  • G Vishak (ECE - 2008 batch) - IAS officer, SDM in U.P.[3]



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