College of Engineering, Kidangoor


College of Engineering Kidangoor
TypeEducational institution
AffiliationAPJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
PrincipalK G Viswanathan
Academic staff

The College of Engineering, Kidangoor (CEKGR)[1] is a college in Kidangoor, Kottayam, Kerala, India. It is affiliated with the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi. It was founded in 2000-2001, as part of the Co-operative Academy of Professional Education (CAPE).[2] CAPE was formed to establish educational institutions to provide education and training, research and development, and consultancy. The society is promoted by the Co-operation Department of the government of Kerala and is an autonomous society.

The institution functions on a no-profit no-loss basis, a system upheld by the Supreme Court of India. The AICTE[3] has given approval for the conduct of the courses. The state government has sanctioned the 5 B.Tech degree courses.

Admission is through Central Counseling by the government of Kerala. Candidates are admitted based on the Common Entrance Examination. From 2003, 50% of the seats are treated as government seats, and the balance 35% as Management Quota. 15% of the seats are reserved for NRIs.


The college offers B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) degrees in 6 streams as shown in the following table. The college also offers M.Tech in Wireless Technology.

Stream No. of seats
Civil Engineering 66
Computer Science & Engineering 66
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 66
Electronics & Communication Engineering 66

An additional 10% of the total seats are given to lateral entry students in every discipline.

Campus Placements

A Career Guidance & Placement Cell operates in CEKGR with intention of enabling each student to achieve his/her dream profession.

The placement history for the past years are as follows.

Academic Year Number of Students Placed Companies
2005 Data not available Data not available
2006 Data not available Data not available
2007 85 Infosys, CTS, UST, Wipro, HCL, IBS, Mahindra Satyam, Tata Elxsi, Honeywell, Reliance Industries
2008 94 Infosys, CTS, UST, Wipro, HCL, IBS, Mahindra Satyam, Nokia Siemens, Tata Elxsi
2009 Data not available Data not available
2010 9 Patni Computers, Speridian
2011 129 Accenture, Infosys, Igate Patni, IBS, HCL Infosystems, UST, Wipro, Paladion, 6 Dee
2012 63 Accenture, Infosys, UST, Speridian

See also


  1. ^ "College of Engineering, Kidangoor", Official Website, Retrieved 2012-01-15
  2. ^ "Co-operative Academy of Professional Education" Archived 2014-08-09 at the Wayback Machine, CAPE Official Website, Retrieved 2012-01-14
  3. ^ "All India Council for Technical Education" Archived 2014-10-28 at the Wayback Machine, AICTE Official Website, Retrieved 2012-01-14

External links

  • Official website
  • Alumni website
  • Lumiere